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How to stay active during lockdown

Guest post by Sharon Newson Hello – my name is Sharon Newson and I am a specialist personal trainer (BigPictureLiving.co.uk) and a Year Two PhD student at Huddersfield University (sharon.newson@hud.ac.uk), researching the impact of living with PCOS in relation to physical health, emotional wellbeing, and exercise.   I was diagnosed with PCOS thirty years ago, although I… Continue reading How to stay active during lockdown

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PCOS on This Morning

We are thrilled that This Morning decided to do a segment on PCOS today with Dr Shahzadi Harper and welcome to all our new followers. Considering the limited amount of time she was given she gave a decent general overview of the condition and some of the first-line management and treatment options given to patients but didn’t have the time to be more specific and in-depth.

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CALL TO ACTION: Research into PCOS name and Weight Management

Having received ethical approval to carry out research into exploring the quality of dietary and lifestyle advice from healthcare professionals as well as canvassing opinion on the name of the syndrome (PCOS) if it was to be changed, Dr Yvonne Jeanes and her team have now launched their online survey. Please read below to find out… Continue reading CALL TO ACTION: Research into PCOS name and Weight Management

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Monthly Update: PCOS News and Research

Here is what has been happening in PCOS News and Research in May 2015: Vermillion: Discovering disease pathways Vermillion are a research company in the US who are currently focusing on working out tests to catch conditions like Ovarian Cancer early in their development. They are hoping that they're current research on this will later… Continue reading Monthly Update: PCOS News and Research

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Happy New Year

Here's a slightly late Happy New Year from the Verity Trustees. We had an amazing 2014 rounded off with our conference in Manchester, PCOS Awareness week and the Big Fun Run in London. We'd like to send a big thank you again to all those who raised awareness, raised funds and supported us through volunteering… Continue reading Happy New Year

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Updated RCOG guidelines on PCOS

Today the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists have updated their guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of PCOS. Dr Thozhukat Sathyapalan, co-author of the new guidelines, also stated that PCOS is a common disorder that affects 20% of women, so 2 in 10 rather than the widely accepted 1 in 10. Under the Rotterdam… Continue reading Updated RCOG guidelines on PCOS

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Monthly Update: Fundraising

As a charity we rely heavily on money raised by our members to keep us going. Our main aim is, of course, to raise awareness of PCOS and to support those with it, but in order to do that money plays a big part. Over the past year we have had many of you raise… Continue reading Monthly Update: Fundraising