Plasma thiols and androgen levels in polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{Vrbkov2003PlasmaTA,
  title={Plasma thiols and androgen levels in polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Jana Vrb{\'i}kov{\'a} and Jaroslava Tallov{\'a} and Marie Bi{\vc}{\'i}kov{\'a} and Kater̆ina Dvor̆{\'a}kov{\'a} and Martin Hill and Luboslav St{\'a}rka},
  journal={Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={
          216-21
        }
}
Homocysteine is a risk factor for ischemic heart disease; similarly as is hyperlipidemia or insulin resistance, which frequently occur in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. We examined the relationships between thiols and hormonal status or insulin resistance in 40 women (aged 25.8 +/- 7 years) with polycystic ovary syndrome and in 11 controls (33 +/- 5 years). Blood levels of homocysteine, glutathione, total and high density lipoprotein (HDL)-cholesterol, triglycerides, insulin, sex hormone… CONTINUE READING
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