Endocrinology

PCOS May Predispose Women to Higher Risk of Psychosis, Study Suggests

December 1st 2021, 8:00pm

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This new study from Finland highlights both the potential for severe psychiatric disturbances among women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and lack of extensive knowledge of the toll of psychoses among this group.

Dietary Interventions Improve Fertility Outcomes Among Women With PCOS

November 28th 2021, 12:00am

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This new review from China investigated the relationship between diet and fertility among women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and provides clinical and evidence-based nutrition recommendations to help manage their reproductive health.

Accelerated Puberty Onset Linked to Age of GH Treatment Initiation

November 24th 2021, 9:30pm

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This study from Japan investigated the impact of early initiation of growth hormone (GH) treatment on puberty onset and adult height outcome.

Children With GHD Experience Low Self-Esteem, Impaired Psychosocial Functioning, Study Shows

November 19th 2021, 7:00pm

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Early identification of psychosocial problems and psychotherapeutic care are critical in mitigating issues of low self-esteem and psychosocial maladjustment in children with growth hormone deficiency (GHD).

Neck Circumference May Indicate Metabolic Risk in Women With PCOS

November 15th 2021, 7:15pm

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Neck circumference may serve as a suitable alternative to waist circumference when gauging cardiometabolic risks, outside of body mass index and waist circumference, among women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

High Rates of Anxiety, Depression Seen Among Chinese Women With PCOS

November 13th 2021, 6:00pm

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In this new study from China, investigators aimed to clarify anxiety- and depression-like symptoms and behaviors among women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

Growth Hormone Therapy Risk, Safety in Pediatric Cancer Survivors Profiled

November 11th 2021, 8:00pm

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Because treatment with growth hormone (GH), often necessitated by GH deficiency from childhood cancer, has been linked to tumorigenesis, concerns remain around its use among childhood cancer survivors.

Validated Measure Assesses the Impact of Treatment for Growth Hormone Deficiency in Children

November 6th 2021, 6:30pm

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A validation of the observer-reported outcome of the Growth Hormone Deficiency-Child Impact Measure found it valid and reliable to understand the impact of treatment with growth hormone therapy.

QOL Similar Among Infertile Obese Women With, Without PCOS

November 4th 2021, 6:19pm

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Investigators compared physical and mental health outcomes among infertile women with and without polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), who were considered obese, by looking at their dietary intake, eating behavior, physical activity levels, and quality of life (QOL).

Reducing Obesity, Insulin Resistance May Improve PCOS-Related Outcomes

October 28th 2021, 10:38pm

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common reproductive endocrine and metabolic diseases in women of childbearing age, but data that compare outcomes between obese and nonobese patients are scarce—something this study sought to remedy.