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Fertility Hormone Therapy and Cardiovascular Outcomes: What We Know

Fertility Hormone Therapy and Cardiovascular Outcomes: What We Know

Although the use of fertility therapy has steadily increased in the past few decades, research findings pertaining to related long-term cardiovascular outcomes are scarce and conflicting.

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Metformin and PCOS: Improving Menstrual Cycle and Hormone Profiles

Metformin and PCOS: Improving Menstrual Cycle and Hormone Profiles

Variable improvements in menses, hormones, and metabolism were seen during 24 months of metformin use in 119 women with PCOS sub-grouped by baseline weight and androgen status.

Pregnancy Rates in Women Undergoing IVF With Fresh vs Frozen Embryos

Pregnancy Rates in Women Undergoing IVF With Fresh vs Frozen Embryos

Study evaluated the difference in the rate of ongoing pregnancy or live birth between frozen embryo transfer and fresh embryo transfer in women without polycystic ovary syndrome who were undergoing IVF.

FDA Approves Somatropin Injection to Treat Growth Hormone Deficiency

FDA Approves Somatropin Injection to Treat Growth Hormone Deficiency

The FDA has approved Zomacton, a somatropin injection, for the replacement of growth hormone in adults with GH deficiency.

Air Pollution May Increase Likelihood of Menstrual Irregularity

Air Pollution May Increase Likelihood of Menstrual Irregularity

Exposure to air pollution during high school is associated with a slightly higher likelihood of menstrual irregularity and longer time to regularity.

States Have Considerable Disparity in High-Quality LARC Service Delivery

States Have Considerable Disparity in High-Quality LARC Service Delivery

Medicaid policy encourages the use of long-acting reversible contraception, but state-level payment policies are inconsistent and often do not include critical aspects of care.

Hyperandrogenism May Affect Gut Microbiome Changes in PCOS

Hyperandrogenism May Affect Gut Microbiome Changes in PCOS

Researchers have found that lower alpha diversity is seen in women with polycystic ovary syndrome vs healthy women.

Estrogen Contraceptives May Increase Stroke Risk in Women With Migraine

Estrogen Contraceptives May Increase Stroke Risk in Women With Migraine

Women with migraine with aura are at an increased risk for stroke if they are taking high-dose estrogen-containing contraceptives.

Stair-Step Clomiphene Protocol Linked to Decreased Ovulation Time in PCOS

Stair-Step Clomiphene Protocol Linked to Decreased Ovulation Time in PCOS

The stair-step clomiphene protocol is associated with decreased time to ovulation for women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

Nonhormonal Options Available for Menopause Symptom Relief

Nonhormonal Options Available for Menopause Symptom Relief

A nonhormonal treatment option for the relief of symptoms associated with menopause is now available alongside other drug-free supplements.

Hormone Therapy After Menopause Onset Reduces Stroke Risk

Hormone Therapy After Menopause Onset Reduces Stroke Risk

The use of hormone therapy up to 5 years after onset of menopause is associated with a lower risk for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke compared with late hormone therapy initiation or no hormone therapy use.

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