Body mass index and short-term weight change in relation to treatment outcomes in women undergoing assisted reproduction

Thursday, June 7, 2012
Body weight, weight loss, obesity, infertility, assisted reproduction

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Do women with PCOS have a unique predisposition to obesity?

Thursday, May 31, 2012
Women with PCOS are often obese. There is debate in the literature regarding whether women are obese because of their PCOS status, or if those who become obese are more predisposed to PCOS.

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Exposure to lipid-rich follicular fluid is associated with endoplasmic reticulum stress and impaired oocyte maturation in cumulus-oocyte complexes

Thursday, May 31, 2012
Oocytes matured in lipid-rich follicular fluid from obese women exhibit increased oocyte lipid content, induction of endoplasmic reticulum stress genes, and impaired nuclear maturation.

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Risk of obstructive sleep apnea in obese and nonobese women with polycystic ovary syndrome and healthy reproductively normal women

Thursday, May 24, 2012
The increased risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in PCOS may be related to obesity. Nonobese women with PCOS are not at increased risk for OSA compared with control women with similar body mass indexes.

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Recurrent IVF failure: other factors

Friday, May 4, 2012
Beyond embryo and endometrium, other known and suspected causes of recurrent IVF failure include obesity, uterine anomalies and fibroids, thyroid disease, tobacco smoke, immune factors, and thrombophilias.

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