Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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Key to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in the brain, not just the ovaries

Up to one in five women worldwide suffer from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), and must juggle various treatments that take care of the symptoms, but not the cause, which is unknown. University of  New South Wales researchers now have an understanding of a new mechanism underlying [...]

Key to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in the brain, not just the ovaries2017-10-04T20:16:54+11:00

Evidence-based guidelines in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Ms Linda Downes, Project Manager of the Centre for Research Excellence in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, keeps us apprised of the Guideline update and expansion. One of the major projects of the Centre for Research Excellence in PCOS is to update and expand the Evidence-based guideline [...]

Evidence-based guidelines in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)2017-10-04T20:16:54+11:00

State Government commits $$$ to women with PCOS

  The Honourable Jill Hennessy (Minister for Health) announced state government funding of just under $0.5 million dollars over four years to enhance health care for women with PCOS.  This announcement was made as part of Victoria's first ever women's sexual and reproductive health strategy and [...]

State Government commits $$$ to women with PCOS2017-10-04T20:16:54+11:00

PCOS, what’s in a name?

Expanding their national work on women’s and health professionals’ perceptions of the name ‘Polycystic Ovary Syndrome’, Professor Helena Teede and Dr Melanie Gibson-Helm have been working in collaboration with international Professors Anuja Dokras and Andrea Dunaif to discuss how the name might change to reflect [...]

PCOS, what’s in a name?2017-10-04T20:16:55+11:00

PCOS Guidelines in Nordic countries and international resources.

Professors Robert Norman and Helena Teede were invited to speak at a two day conference in Stockholm to discuss an international resource for PCOS guidelines. There is a desire amongst Scandinavian researchers for the Nordic countries to develop a PCOS guideline specifically tailored for each [...]

PCOS Guidelines in Nordic countries and international resources.2015-11-19T11:45:13+11:00