300 Black women sought for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome research

LSU’S Pennington Biomedical Launches New Study Aimed at Understanding Genes Involved in Common Hormonal Disorder Affecting Women A new study at LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center is looking to identify genes that increase the likelihood of a woman developing Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). PCOS is a hormonal disorder which prevents many women from getting pregnant. … Continue reading

Do pear-shaped women in Baton Rouge have better health? Study recruits particpants

Pennington Biomedical Research Center Announces New Women’s Health Study: Women Between the Ages of 18-40 Asked to Participate Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge will conduct a new clinical trial to determine why women carry weight differently and how it may affect health.  The Apple & Pear Study is open to females between the … Continue reading