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  • DNA Strand
    New research finds genetic defect linking PCOS and insulin resistance
    Researchers have discovered for the first time, a genetic defect present in a type of microRNA in the fat cells of both women with PCOS and women with insulin resistance. The discovery paves the way for the development of new, targeted therapies...
  • Glucose-lowering drug metformin improves ovarian cancer survival in diabetics (Video)
    Glucose-lowering drug metformin improves ovarian cancer survival in diabetics (Video)
    Diabetic patients with ovarian cancer who took the insulin-sensitising drug metformin for their diabetes had a four times greater chance of surviving beyond five years after being diagnosed, in comparison with patients who did not take the drug,...
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    Ovarian cancer screening does more harm than good: Federal panel
    Last month, the United States Preventive Services Task Force — an group of 16 independent experts who are charged with objectively evaluating evidence regarding medical tests and procedures — issued its recommendation against screening...
  • Talcum Powder
    Talcum powder linked to ovarian cancer
    My mother was addicted to talcum powder. After a shower the talcum powder always came out. It was used on my brother as an infant and it was used on me. So what is the problem with talcum powder? It is now linked with ovarian cancer.Daniel W....
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    4 basic facts about ovarian cancer
    Ovarian cancer is one of the most common reproductive cancers for women and its death rate exceeds the death rate of all reproductive cancers combined. Here are ten facts about ovarian cancer every woman should know. 1. The early stages of the...