Category Archive: News

Teenage Girls With PCOS Likely To Have Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

WA teenage girls examined for maladies that cause problems later in life Obese girls suffered from both PCOS and NAFLD A healthy diet and regular exercise can reduce the risk of PCOS and… Continue reading

Research Ties Air Pollution To Infertility

It has been known that air pollution caused by vehicles and factories can have adverse effects to someone’s health. However, a newly released study revealed that it can have a greater effect on… Continue reading

Belly Fat Is Bad, Even at a Normal Weight

Can belly fat be a problem even for people who aren’t overweight? New research says yes, excess weight around the middle boosts the risk of premature death even for people considered normal weight.… Continue reading

Smoking, secondhand exposure associated with earlier menopause, infertility

Women who are active smokers or exposed to high levels of secondhand smoke are more likely to experience infertility or earlier-onset menopause than women who never smoked, according to research in Tobacco Control.… Continue reading

Endocrine Experts Call For More Research Into Leading Cause Of Infertility

More research is needed to better understand polycystic ovary syndrome – one of the leading causes of infertility, according to the Scientific Statement issued by the Endocrine Society. As many as 5 million… Continue reading

‘Food Words’ Can Make You Overeat

Certain food words can interact with stress and genetics to trigger unhealthy eating, two new studies suggest. The findings were presented this week at Obesity Week, a meeting in Los Angeles hosted by the… Continue reading

Maternal Testosterone Exposure Increases Offspring’s Anxiety

Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) have elevated levels of testosterone and its chemical relatives. They also have an increased risk of anxiety and depression. Both sons and daughters of women with PCOS have similar… Continue reading

FAQ: Parabens and Breast Cancer

A new study has found that chemicals called parabens can spur the growth of certain types of breast cancer cells. And they appear to be able to do this even in tiny amounts.… Continue reading

Exercise Before Pregnancy Reduces Risk Of Pelvic Girdle Pain

Pelvic girdle pain is common in pregnant women and is associated with disability, depression, reduced quality of life and higher prevalence of sick leave – both during and after pregnancy. New research suggests… Continue reading

Study sheds light on link between PCOS and mental health

Past research has suggested that women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) are at greater risk for mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression. Now, a new study suggests this may be down… Continue reading