Gynecology

Higher BMI in childhood may lead to higher risk of premenstrual disorders

March 29, 2022

A higher childhood body mass index (BMI) was linked to a significantly greater risk of premenstrual disorders (PMDs) and premenstrual symptoms in young adulthood compared to children with normal BMI, according to a prospective cohort study in JAMA Network Open.

How prevalent is PCOS in teen girls with type 2 diabetes?

February 28, 2022

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and type 2 diabetes have some markers that suggest a connection, with PCOS patients exhibiting certain symptoms at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes later. A systematic review examines the prevalence of the 2 conditions occurring in adolescent girls.