Hyperandrogenism

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Hyperandrogenism

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The terms "Hyperandrogenism" returned 67 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Manifestation of Hyperandrogenism in the Continuous Light Exposure-Induced PCOS Rat Model.
 

Author(s): Xuezhi Kang, Lina Jia, Xueyong Shen

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2015 ;2015():943694.

 

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a complex endocrine and metabolic disorder, and its pathogenesis has yet to be completely clarified. A fully convincing animal model has not been established for PCOS. In earlier studies, researchers have shown that the exposure of rats to continuous ...

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2015

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Peripheral insulin resistance in obese girls with hyperandrogenism is related to oxidative phosphorylation and elevated serum free fatty acids.
 

Author(s): Melanie Cree-Green, Bradley R Newcomer, Gregory Coe, Lindsey Newnes, Amy Baumgartner, Mark S Brown, Laura Pyle, Jane E Reusch, Kristen J Nadeau

Journal: Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Metab.. 2015 May;308(9):E726-33.

 

Hyperandrogenic syndrome (HAS) is associated with insulin resistance (IR) and type 2 diabetes. Muscle IR in type 2 diabetes is linked with defects in mitochondrial oxidative capacity. In vivo muscle mitochondrial function has not been studied in HAS, especially in youth, who are early ...

Last Updated: 2 May 2015

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Adolescent polycystic ovary syndrome due to functional ovarian hyperandrogenism persists into adulthood.
 

Author(s): Robert L Rosenfield, David A Ehrmann, Elizabeth E Littlejohn

Journal: J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab.. 2015 Apr;100(4):1537-43.

 

Menstrual irregularity and above-average testosterone levels in adolescence may presage polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in adulthood but persist in only a minority. Prolonged anovulatory cycles in normal adolescents are associated with increased testosterone levels. Thus, questions ...

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2015

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The terms "Hyperandrogenism" returned 8 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Herbal medicine for the management of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and associated oligo/amenorrhoea and hyperandrogenism; a review of the laboratory evidence for effects with corroborative clinical findings.
 

Author(s): Susan Arentz, Jason Anthony Abbott, Caroline Anne Smith, Alan Bensoussan

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a prevalent, complex endocrine disorder characterised by polycystic ovaries, chronic anovulation and hyperandrogenism leading to symptoms of irregular menstrual cycles, hirsutism, acne and infertility. Evidence based medical management emphasises ...

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2015

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Hyperandrogenism after menopause.
 

Author(s): Marios C Markopoulos, Evanthia Kassi, Krystallenia I Alexandraki, George Mastorakos, Gregory Kaltsas

Journal: Eur. J. Endocrinol.. 2015 Feb;172(2):R79-91.

 

Postmenopausal hyperandrogenism is a state of relative or absolute androgen excess originating from either the adrenals and/or the ovaries, clinically manifested as the appearance and/or increase in terminal hair growth or the development of symptoms/signs of virilization. In either ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 2014

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Insulin and hyperandrogenism in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
 

Author(s): Catherine G Baptiste, Marie-Claude Battista, Andréanne Trottier, Jean-Patrice Baillargeon

Journal: J. Steroid Biochem. Mol. Biol.. 2010 Oct;122(1-3):42-52.

 

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a very common endocrine disorder characterized by chronic anovulation, clinical and/or biochemical hyperandrogenism, and/or polycystic ovaries. But most experts consider that hyperandrogenism is the main characteristic of PCOS. Several theories ...

Last Updated: 13 Sep 2010

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Phlebotomy and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hyperandrogenism; Metabolic Cardiovascular Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 1 Jun 2015

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Acupuncture or Metformin for Insulin Resistance in Women With PCOS
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; Insulin Resistance; Hyperandrogenism

 

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2016

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Urinary DENND1A.V2 as a Predictor of Pubertal Hyperandrogenemia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; Hyperandrogenism; Puberty

 

Last Updated: 10 May 2016

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