PCOS research offers hope for infertility

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common cause of infertility, and possibly the least understood. It is also associated with a risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, insulin resistance and high cholesterol. Now though researchers believe they have uncovered a genetic link to the condition that affects 1 in 10 women in the United States. Corrine Welt, M.D., an endocrinologist with the University of Utah Health Care was involved in the new study and is available for interviews. For more information, contact Libby Mitchell in the Health Sciences Office of Public Affairs.

Phone: 801-587-0945 | Email: libby.mitchell@hsc.utah.edu