January 2016

All the papers from the January 2016 issue of Fertility and Sterility.

Oral glucose tolerance test significantly impacts the prevalence of abnormal glucose tolerance among Indian women with polycystic ovary syndrome: lessons from a large database of two tertiary care centers on the Indian subcontinent

Indian women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have a high prevalence of abnormal glucose tolerance, and oral glucose tolerance test significantly impacts its prevalence. Data are from a large cohort of women with PCOS attending two tertiary care centers in north India.

Endometriosis may not be a chronic disease: an alternative theory offering more optimistic prospects for our patients

For more than a century, endometriosis has been described as unexplained, poorly understood, or enigmatic. As a result treatments are not based on the pathophysiology of the disease, which consequently cannot be cured effectively, meaning that the symptoms, which have major consequences on women's quality of life, will almost inevitably recur.