Intergenerational associations of chronic disease and polycystic ovary syndrome.

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Davies, Michael J.; Marino, Jennifer L.; Willson, Kristyn J.; March, Wendy A.; Moore, Vivienne M.;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 6,issue 10 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3186810, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0025947
  • Subject: Atherosclerosis | Cardiovascular Diseases in Women | Coronary Artery Disease | Research Article | Biology | Life Course Epidemiology | Medicine | Lifecourse Epidemiology | Cardiovascular | Stroke | Epidemiology of Aging | Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology | Epidemiology | Q | R | Population Biology | Women's Health | Science | Reproductive Endocrinology | Diabetic Endocrinology | Hypertension | Endocrinology

BACKGROUND: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common female endocrine disorder of heterogeneous clinical presentation, high disease burden, and unknown aetiology. The disease and associated conditions cluster in families, suggesting that PCOS may be the reproductive... View more
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