Tag: "ovary" at medical news
Study finds that women with PCOS are at increased risk for cardiovascular disease
Women who suffer from polycystic ovary
syndrome (PCOS), one of the most common causes of female infertility in the U.S., have an increased chance of developing cardiovascular disease, according to a new study published this month in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, publ...
Ovary removal elevates risk for Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism
...r, it may also be somewhat increased when only one ovary
is removed," says Walter Rocca, M.D., Mayo Clinic ...ion, there is a suggestion that for women with one ovary
removed, removal of the uterus may also increase the risk." Dr. Rocca emphasizes that his study's fi...
Shape-altering genes linked to ovarian cancer
...its presence, often until it has spread beyond the ovary
to other tissues. Early detection has been difficu...to the surface epithelium or outer covering of the ovary
from which these cancers are thought to arise, explained Naora. Serous ovarian cancer exhibits featu...
ENDO 2005 press conferences
... replacement therapies, risk factors of polycystic ovary
syndrome and treatment for atherosclerosis. These four new studies will be presented in a press conference on Tuesday, June 7, 2005 at 10:00 a.m (PST)....
Conservative surgery preserves fertility in women with borderline ovarian tumours
...ose to preserve their fertility by having only one ovary
removed. Borderline tumours make up about 15% of all epithelial ovarian tumours. They are also called tumours of low malignant potential because they are less likely to spread. "Little was known regarding fertility determinants after conservative...
Doctors able to predict potential ovarian failure after radiation
...eatment so that less radiation is received by the ovary
or possibly commence freezing of ovarian tissue, which is a new technique that potentially enables fertility after serious damage to the ovaries," said Tom W. Kelsey, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., co-author of the study and a computer scientist at University...
VCU study: Low-dose oral contraceptives may increase risk for heart attack or stroke
...creased risk for such events because of polycystic ovary
syndrome, or metabolic disorder, according to John...ber of women with metabolic syndrome or polycystic ovary
syndrome already are at increased risk for heart attack, and a majority of women with PCOS are treat...
New discovery may help doctors treat infertility
...eceptor plays a role in moving the egg outside the ovary
so it can be fertilized," said Kenneth Korach, Ph.D., Laboratory Chief at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) where the research was conducted. "We never knew before what function this receptor played in reproduction." ...
NHLBI research highlights at American Heart Association's scientific sessions
...els of androgen, such as those who have polycystic ovary
syndrome. Scientists with the Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) study analyzed blood hormone levels of 400 women (296 postmenopausal and 104 premenopausal) undergoing coronary angiography for suspected myocardial ischemia, a heart condition...
Oral contraceptive pill may prevent more than pregnancy
...and LH, thereby reducing metabolic activity of the ovary
including the suppression of ovulation. Several studies over the last 30 years reported negative effects of oral contraceptives on sexual function, including diminished sexual interest and arousal, suppression of female initiated sexual activity, d...
Cinnamon, cloves improve insulin function, lower risk factors for diabetes, cardiovascular disease
...prove insulin functioning in women with polycystic ovary
syndrome (a disease of insulin sensitivity in which perturbed hormone levels cause difficulty in getting pregnant, among other problems), people with type 2 diabetes and the prediabetic metabolic syndrome; and people who are very obese (because Dr. A...
Ovary removal surgery elevates risk for dementia
... They compared each of the women who had undergone ovary
removal with women who had no ovaries removed and ...ain the increased risk: 1) low estrogen due to the ovary
removal leads to decreased protection of a woman's brain from cognitive decline, or 2) the ovariecto...
Markers of PCOS inherited, persist and raise risk for heart disease, diabetes
...ealthy metabolic traits associated with polycystic ovary
syndrome (PCOS) are inherited and persist with age, putting women with PCOS at a high risk for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. That finding is reported in a new study published April 17 in the early online edition of the Proceedings of t...
New book looks at menstrual disorders in primary care
...ludes chapters on caring for women with polycystic ovary
syndrome and on the complex menstrual and contraceptive management of women with disabilities. One chapter guides clinicians through the evaluation and management of bleeding disorders, including von Willebrand's Disease. The book also provides an ov...
One-third of adults with diabetes still don't know they have it
...baby weighing more than 9 pounds have polycystic ovary
syndrome, a metabolic disorder that affects the female reproductive system have acanthosis nigricans (dark, thickened skin around neck or armpits) have a history of disease of the blood vessels to the heart, brain, or legs have had IFG or IGT on...
Risk of infertility in women triples after common inflammatory bowel disease surgery
...opian tubes, which transport ripened eggs from the ovary
to the womb, the authors suggest that such extensive surgery may scar or block these tubes....
Dopamine agonist can prevent ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome in IVF patients
...was associated with an increased expression in the ovary
of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), responsible for the growth of blood vessels. The binding of VEGF to its receptor VEGFR2 increases VP. "We knew that dopamine and its agonists also reverse increased VP in hyperstimulated animals", sai...
New technology addresses female fertility preservation
...rvation of fertility." The technology mimics the ovary
and its environment. Follicles (each follicle has one egg) from mice were grown in vitro until fully matured by providing the follicles and eggs with the necessary hormones for development while maintaining their normal architecture. The eggs were th...
Rush researchers explore nanotechnology as diagnostic and treatment tool
...reening test that would not require removal of the ovary
for biopsy. Collaborating with Dr. Rong Wang, an ...iff than healthy tissues. Instead of removing the ovary
to determine if cancerous tissue is present, a probe is currently under development to follow the ti...
Obesity leads to more aggressive ovarian cancer, Cedars-Sinai research shows
...ut tumors that begin with the surface cells of the ovary
(epithelial cells) are the most common type. While previous studies have shown that obesity is a factor in the development and prognosis of cancers such as breast, uterine and colorectal, the nature of the relationship in ovarian cancers has been le...