PCOS risk in kids tied to obesity; emotional distress in diabetes

Researchers found that children and teens with a genetic risk for polycystic ovary syndrome faced higher odds of developing obesity. by Study data suggest that children and adolescents with a high polygenic risk score for polycystic ovary syndrome tend to have a higher BMI and are more likely to develop obesity. It was the […]

Facial hair and heavy periods left woman desperate

By Ruth Roberts BBC news “Insufficient” treatment is being given to women with polycystic ovary syndrome, a charity has said. PCOS is a common condition that can cause irregular periods, excess facial and bodily hair growth, hair thinning, weight gain and oily skin. Nia Jenkins, who was diagnosed at 15, said her symptoms were “out […]