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PCOS symposium aims to raise awareness, educate community

September 14, 2014

To boost awareness about polycystic ovary syndrome and educate healthcare professionals and patients about the disorder, PCOS Challenge will bring the community together for a symposium in Buford, Georgia on Sept. 21, according to a release from the organization.

The PCOS Awareness Symposium, to be held at Lake Lanier Islands Resort, will feature presentations by elite leaders in the field, will be an opportunity for organizations to get involved and lead the way in supporting their families, employees and clients, according to the release.

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PCOS symposium aims to raise awareness, educate community

September 14, 2014
To boost awareness about polycystic ovary syndrome and educate healthcare professionals and patients about the disorder, PCOS Challenge will bring…
figure In the Journals

Androgenic parameters similar in elite female athletes, healthy young women

September 5, 2014
European researchers found normative serum androgen levels in high-level female athletes, even when considering the possible influence of menstrual…
In the Journals

A medically accurate, de-stigmatizing term developed to discuss issues in postmenopause

September 2, 2014
The North American Menopause Society and the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health have developed and endorsed a term to…
In the Journals

Pregnant women with subclinical hypothyroidism more likely to miscarry

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Among pregnant women at low risk for thyroid dysfunction, the existence of subclinical hypothyroidism, thyroid autoimmunity or both prior to 8…
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