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Monday, October 17, 2005

POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME

Obesity early in women associated with polycystic ovary syndrome later in life

"Obesity [or] extreme obesity in women, manifest by ages 20-24 years, continuing through 32-41 years, should alert physicians to the likelihood of [polycystic ovary syndrome]," concludes a new study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Mon, Oct 17, 2005 1:22 am | [0] comments

Monday, May 16, 2005

POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME

Increasing the dose of Glucophage (metformin) increases weight loss in women with PCOS

Obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) lost an average of 4.6 pounds more when given a 2250 mg of Glucophage (metformin) compared with 1500 mg per day according to a new study from Glasgow, Scotland. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Mon, May 16, 2005 3:37 pm | [0] comments

Monday, December 13, 2004

U.S. NIH’s Obesity Guidelines Part 15: Menstrual Function and Fertility

Obesity is associated with menstrual irregularity, amenorrhea (lack of a menstruation), and infertility according to the U.S. NIH's Obesity Guidelines (p. 19). Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Mon, Dec 13, 2004 5:02 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, November 23, 2004

Xenical causes weight loss of 4.7% in women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Xenical (orlistat) causes a weight loss of 4.7 percent in women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome compared to a weight loss of 1 percent for women given Glucophage (metformin). Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Tue, Nov 23, 2004 12:39 pm | [0] comments

Monday, August 09, 2004

Cancer: Elevated insulin levels associated with cancers of colon, breast, pancreas, and endometrium

Type II diabetes and chronically elevated levels of insulin are associated with an increased risk of cancers of the colon, breast, pancreas, kidney, and endometrium. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Mon, Aug 09, 2004 4:40 am | [0] comments

Friday, July 09, 2004

Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome have greater appetite and less satiety

Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) seem to have problems with appetite regulation due to a dysregulation of ghrelin, a hormone involved in appetite according to a new study from Australia. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Fri, Jul 09, 2004 12:48 pm | [0] comments
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