Kathleen A Prendergast

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CONTEXT Adolescent hyperandrogenemia is considered a forerunner of adult polycystic ovary syndrome, but its etiology remains uncertain. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to explore the hypothesis that(More)
The gonadotropin beta-subunit mRNAs are differentially regulated by androgens. Testosterone (T) suppresses LH-beta and increases FSH-beta. We aimed to determine whether androgens regulate LH-beta and(More)
CONTEXT Peripubertal obesity (body mass index-for-age >or= 95%) in girls is associated with hyperandrogenemia. LH likely contributes to this relationship, but overnight LH secretion in obese girls is(More)
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