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Recommendations from the international evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome
A randomized trial of the effect of estrogen and testosterone on economic behavior
- N. Zethraeus, L. Kocoska-Maras, Tore Ellingsen, B. V. VON Schoultz, A. Hirschberg, M. Johannesson
- PsychologyProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- 21 April 2009
There was no significant effect of estrogen or testosterone on any of the studied behaviors in a double-blind randomized study of healthy postmenopausal women.
Recommendations from the international evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome†‡
The international guideline for the assessment and management of PCOS provides clinicians with clear advice on best practice based on the best available evidence, expert multidisciplinary input and consumer preferences, and emphasizes evidence based medical therapy and cheaper and safer fertility management.
Circulating Testosterone as the Hormonal Basis of Sex Differences in Athletic Performance
Based on the nonoverlapping, bimodal distribution of circulating testosterone concentration (measured by liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry)—and making an allowance for women with mild hyperandrogenism, notably women with polycystic ovary syndrome)—the appropriate eligibility criterion for female athletic events should be a circulating testosterone of <5.0 nmol/L.
Testosterone for low libido in postmenopausal women not taking estrogen.
In postmenopausal women not receiving estrogen therapy, treatment with a patch delivering 300 microg of testosterone per day resulted in a modest but meaningful improvement in sexual function.
Sex hormones, appetite and eating behaviour in women.
- A. Hirschberg
- Biology, MedicineMaturitas
- 1 March 2012
Amenorrhea in female athletes is associated with endothelial dysfunction and unfavorable lipid profile.
- A. Rickenlund, M. Eriksson, K. Schenck-Gustafsson, A. Hirschberg
- Medicine, BiologyThe Journal of clinical endocrinology and…
- 1 March 2005
It is concluded that amenorrhea in young endurance athletes is associated with endothelial dysfunction and unfavorable lipid profile, and endothelial function measured as flow-mediated dilatation of the brachial artery and blood markers of cardiovascular disease in young female endurance athletes with menstrual disturbance.
Randomized comparison of the influence of dietary management and/or physical exercise on ovarian function and metabolic parameters in overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
Final efficacy, immunogenicity, and safety analyses of a nine-valent human papillomavirus vaccine in women aged 16–26 years: a randomised, double-blind trial
Pregnancy and Neonatal Outcomes in Women With Eating Disorders
- Saloua Kouba, T. Hällström, C. Lindholm, A. Hirschberg
- Medicine, PsychologyObstetrics and gynecology
- 1 February 2005
Pregnant women with past or active eating disorders seem to be at greater risk for delivering infants with lower birth weight, smaller head circumference, microcephaly, and small for gestational age.