Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Articles & Stories :

PCOS, Exercise, and Acupuncture

PCOS, Exercise, and Acupuncture

While polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects as many as 10 percent of women and is the most common cause of infertility among women, yet it remains a relatively unknown condition. Polycystic ovary syndrome or (PCOS) isn't an easily diagnosed disorder because it is a collection of symptoms i... Read More


Diet and Lifestyle Changes May Prevent Infertility

Diet and Lifestyle Changes May Prevent Infertility

A study published in the latest issue of Obstectrics and Gynecology has found that women who followed a combination of five or more lifestyle factors, including changing specific aspects of their diets, experienced more than 80 percent less relative risk of infertility due to ovulatory disorde... Read More


Obesity Gene Also Codes for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Obesity Gene Also Codes for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

The gene that codes for susceptibility to obesity also predisposes a woman to polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a common cause of infertility, a recent study discovered.     The study, done by Tom Barber and his colleagues from the Oxford Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology and... Read More


In-vitro Baby Born from Immature Frozen Egg

In-vitro Baby Born from Immature Frozen Egg

On June second, the first baby conceived from an egg that was matured in the lab before undergoing in-vitro fertilization was born in Canada and is progressing normally. The mother, as well as three other women, became pregnant through a clinical trial at the McGill Reproductive Center in Mon... Read More


Embryonic Stem Cells

Embryonic Stem Cells

Embryonic stem cells have been making headlines recently. But among the talk, there is rarely a pause to explain what embryonic stem cells are, what makes them unique, and why they stir up so much debate. Read More


Pesticides Found in Pregnant Women

Pesticides Found in Pregnant Women

Researchers have found the presence of numerous harmful pesticides in the placentas of pregnant women. According to a study by the University of Granada, fifteen different substances linked to pesticides have been found in pregnant women. Additionally, 100% of the women involved in the study ... Read More


Conception Date and Development

Conception Date and Development

A new study shows that the month of conception may impact future academic achievement of children. Scientists at the Indiana University School of Medicine have observed a connection between academic progress and the time of year a child was conceived. Led by neonatologist Paul Winchester, res... Read More


Ice Cream and Infertility

Ice Cream and Infertility

Isnít it great when medical research validates our vices? Like, the research recently released that dark chocolate is good for the cardiovascular system and the brain. Well, more good news tonight for women: eating ice cream could actually help improve oneís fertility! Read More


In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) - Making Futures Possible

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) - Making Futures Possible

Today, thanks to the miracle of science, thousands of couples desperately wanting children, who can't conceive naturally, are able to become parents. "In the in vitro fertilization process women are given hormonal treatments to try to stimulate their ovaries to release eggs, and then we remov... Read More



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