Lupron-What Does It Do To Women’s Health?

Here at the Network, we often receive emails or calls from women seeking health care information about specific procedures or tests. Something different’s been happening recently, however: we’ve received several messages from women asking the Network to explore the safety of a drug commonly used in fertility treatments: Lupron® (leuprolide acetate). This drug was originally … Continued

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

A complex condition of various forms and unknown cause, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that is frequently misdiagnosed. PCOS is a reproductive endocrine disorder in which a woman’s ovaries produce excessive amounts of “male” hormones (androgens) such as testosterone. PCOS affects about five percent of U.S. women and is a common cause of … Continued