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Research & Reviews  1,265 results

A novel PIK3R1 mutation of SHORT syndrome in a Chinese female with diffuse thyroid dise...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7603772
BMC Medical Genetics; Sun L, Zhang Q et. al.

Nov 1st, 2020 - SHORT syndrome is a rare genetic disease named with the acronyms of short stature, hyper-extensibility of joints, ocular depression, Rieger anomaly and teething delay. It is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner confirmed by the identification...

Evaluation of hirsutism and hormonal parameters in acne vulgaris patients treated with ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2020.110289
International Journal of Clinical Practice REFERENCES; Aktar R, Gunes Bilgili S et. al.

Oct 25th, 2020 - Previous studies have indicated that exposure to green space may benefit human health. However, the available evidence concerning the effects of greenness, especially school-based greenness, on pediatric obesity is scarce. To explore the associati...

Androgens and hirsutism score of overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome improv...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2020.09.024
Clinical Nutrition (Edinburgh, Scotland); Al-Bayyari N, Al-Domi H et. al.

Oct 4th, 2020 - The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of vitamin D treatment on androgen levels and hirsutism scores in overweight women with PCOS. A prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study was conducted at Kin...

Fifteen-minute consultation: The overweight teenage girl with acne.
https://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2019-316846
Archives of Disease in Childhood. Education and Practice Edition; Gubbin J, Malbon K

Aug 30th, 2020 - Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine condition which often presents in adolescence. The symptoms and signs, which include obesity, acne, hirsutism and irregular menstrual periods, can have profound psychosocial, metabolic and rep...

Spironolactone in dermatology: uses in acne and beyond.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ced.14340
Clinical and Experimental Dermatology References; Searle TN, Al-Niaimi F et. al.

Aug 27th, 2020 - Spironolactone is a synthetic aldosterone receptor antagonist, with a role off-label in various dermatological conditions. Its antiandrogenic properties make it suitable for diseases in which excess androgen production results in unwanted and psyc...

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Guidelines  15 results

Screening and Management of the Hyperandrogenic Adolescent
https://www.acog.org/Clinical-Guidance-and-Publications/Committee-Opinions/Committee-on-Adolescent-Health-Care/Screening-and-Management-of-the-Hyperandrogenic-Adolescent

Sep 23rd, 2019 - Although androgen excess can manifest in many ways, the most common and recognizable symptoms are hirsutism and acne. Reports of hirsutism and acne should be taken seriously because of their possible association with medical disorders, their subst...

Hirsutism in Women
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0801/p168.html

Jul 31st, 2019 - Hirsutism is the excessive growth of terminal hair in a typical male pattern in a female. It is often a sign of excessive androgen levels. Although many conditions can lead to hirsutism, polycystic ovary syndrome and idiopathic hyperandrogenism ac...

Evaluation and Treatment of Hirsutism in Premenopausal Women: An Endocrine Society Clinical ...
https://academic.oup.com/jcem/article/103/4/1233/4924418
Kathryn A. Martin

Mar 31st, 2018 - We suggest testing for elevated androgen levels in all women with an abnormal hirsutism score. We suggest against testing for elevated androgen levels in eumenorrheic women with unwanted local hair growth (i.

Evaluation and Treatment of Hirsutism in Premenopausal Women: An Endocrine Society Clin...
https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2018-00241
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Martin KA, Anderson RR et. al.

Mar 9th, 2018 - To update the "Evaluation and Treatment of Hirsutism in Premenopausal Women: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline," published by the Endocrine Society in 2008. The participants include an Endocrine Society-appointed task force of seven...

No. 350-Hirsutism: Evaluation and Treatment.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2017.05.022
Journal of ObstEtrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal D'obstEtrique Et Gynecologie Du Canada : JOGC; Liu K, Motan T et. al.

Oct 30th, 2017 - To review the etiology, evaluation, and treatment of hirsutism. A thorough history and physical examination plus selected laboratory evaluations will confirm the diagnosis and direct treatment. Pharmacologic interventions can suppress ovarian or a...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1,355 results

A novel PIK3R1 mutation of SHORT syndrome in a Chinese female with diffuse thyroid dise...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7603772
BMC Medical Genetics; Sun L, Zhang Q et. al.

Nov 1st, 2020 - SHORT syndrome is a rare genetic disease named with the acronyms of short stature, hyper-extensibility of joints, ocular depression, Rieger anomaly and teething delay. It is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner confirmed by the identification...

Evaluation of hirsutism and hormonal parameters in acne vulgaris patients treated with ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2020.110289
International Journal of Clinical Practice REFERENCES; Aktar R, Gunes Bilgili S et. al.

Oct 25th, 2020 - Previous studies have indicated that exposure to green space may benefit human health. However, the available evidence concerning the effects of greenness, especially school-based greenness, on pediatric obesity is scarce. To explore the associati...

Androgens and hirsutism score of overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome improv...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2020.09.024
Clinical Nutrition (Edinburgh, Scotland); Al-Bayyari N, Al-Domi H et. al.

Oct 4th, 2020 - The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of vitamin D treatment on androgen levels and hirsutism scores in overweight women with PCOS. A prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study was conducted at Kin...

Metformin Not Better Than Oral Contraceptive for Treating PCOS-Related Hirsutism
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/936850

Sep 7th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Metformin monotherapy might be less effective than oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) for treating hirsutism in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to a new Cochrane review. In fact, "OCP alone or metfor...

Fifteen-minute consultation: The overweight teenage girl with acne.
https://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2019-316846
Archives of Disease in Childhood. Education and Practice Edition; Gubbin J, Malbon K

Aug 30th, 2020 - Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine condition which often presents in adolescence. The symptoms and signs, which include obesity, acne, hirsutism and irregular menstrual periods, can have profound psychosocial, metabolic and rep...

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News  113 results

Metformin Not Better Than Oral Contraceptive for Treating PCOS-Related Hirsutism
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/936850

Sep 7th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Metformin monotherapy might be less effective than oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) for treating hirsutism in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to a new Cochrane review. In fact, "OCP alone or metfor...

GPs Need Better Education on All Symptoms of PCOS, Say Patients
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/927116

Mar 18th, 2020 - Women who have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) often feel their general practitioners (GPs) trivialize the condition as only a fertility problem and do not discuss any of the other long-term health consequences, new results from a UK survey revea...

EU Restricts High-Dose Cyproterone Because of Meningioma Risk
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925271

Feb 13th, 2020 - Cyproterone products with daily doses of 10 mg or more should be restricted because of a risk of developing meningioma, says the safety committee of the European Medicines Agency. Products containing cyproterone 10 mg daily or more should be used ...

Screening and Management of the Hyperandrogenic Adolescent
https://www.acog.org/Clinical-Guidance-and-Publications/Committee-Opinions/Committee-on-Adolescent-Health-Care/Screening-and-Management-of-the-Hyperandrogenic-Adolescent

Sep 23rd, 2019 - Although androgen excess can manifest in many ways, the most common and recognizable symptoms are hirsutism and acne. Reports of hirsutism and acne should be taken seriously because of their possible association with medical disorders, their subst...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: 5 Things You Might Not Know
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/916211

Aug 1st, 2019 - More than 80 years ago, physician colleagues Irving Stein and Michael Leventhal noticed a pattern among some of the infertile women with menstrual irregularities they were seeing in their practice. They published their observations in a landmark r...

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Patient Education  17 results see all →