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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Clinical Trials

A listing of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (11) clinical trials

Simvastatin and Metformin Therapy in PCOS Women. Prospective Randomised Trial.

The purpose of this study is to compare effects of statins (simvastatin) and metformin on clinical (menstrual cycle, excessive hair, skin problems), endocrine (androgens), metabolic (lipids, markers of systemic inflammation), and endothelial function parameters in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

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CCRC: The Effects of Walnuts Walnut-Oil Almonds and Fish Oils on Glucose Homeostasis in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a common disease that affects 1 out of 16 women. Metabolic and endocrine abnormalities seen in PCOS include insulin resistance, androgen excess and infertility. This study focuses on the insulin resistance aspect because increased insulin resistance leads to premature onset of impaired glucose tolerance or diabetes ...

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Determining How Quickly Progesterone Slows LH Pulse Frequency

Studies under this protocol will be performed in normally cycling women and in women with PCOS from 18 to 35 years old. Criteria for PCOS will be (a) clinical and/or biochemical evidence of hyperandrogenism, (b) oligomenorrhea, and (b) the absence of clinical or biochemical evidence of other potential causes of ...

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The Genetics of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine disorders in women. Its marked phenotypic variability, puzzling list of associated conditions, and hence potential risk to a woman's health over her lifecycle clearly remain a clinical investigational, genetic, and therapeutic challenge. To a great extent, this variability can ...

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Metabolic Disorders in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrinopathy in women of reproductive age with a probable prevalence of 5% to 10%. PCOS is characterized by chronic anovulation, menstrual irregularities, evidence of hyperandrogenism (either clinical, manifested as hirsutism, acne, male pattern balding, or biochemical, manifested by elevated serum adrenal and/or ...

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The Role of Insulin Resistance in PCOS

Because of the menstrual irregularity and the hirsutism/acne caused by hyperandrogenism, the treatment of choice for PCOS in young teenagers is to given the oral contraceptive; however, such oral contraceptives fail to correct the endocrinometabolic anomalies and the excess of fat. Therefore, there are some alternative treatments as adding the ...

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Etiological Factors of Obesity-Associated Hyperandrogenemia in Peripubertal Girls

A number of pathophysiological mechanisms underlie the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Neuroendocrine abnormalities play a significant role in most women with PCOS, and PCOS is associated with relative resistance of the gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) pulse generator to negative feedback by progesterone and estradiol. This hypothalamic resistance to negative feedback ...

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Effect of High Testosterone on Sleep-associated Slowing of Follicular Luteinizing Hormone (LH) Frequency in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

During the follicular phase of the normal menstrual cycle, luteinizing hormone (LH) pulse frequency decreases during sleep. These decreases may be important to support follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) synthesis and secretion. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with a persistently rapid gonadotropin hormone-releasing hormone (GnRH) pulse frequency, an abnormality that ...

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Cortisol Regulation in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

PCOS is a common clinical problem affecting young women, characterized by oligomenorrhea and hyperandrogenism. Central obesity and insulin resistance are also prominent features of PCOS, and in addition are important risk factors for development of hypertension, hyperlipidemia and atherosclerotic heart disease. Previous studies have suggested that cortisol is dysregulated in ...

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Evaluation of Endocrine and Metabolic Parameters in the New Diagnostic Phenotypes of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a very frequent endocrine disease of women in reproductive age, with an estimated prevalence of 5 to 10 % according to the studied population. Its cause remains not fully understood. PCOS is characterized by hyperandrogenism, chronic anovulation and / or polycystic ovaries. Patients, in a ...

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