Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and Our Biological Clock

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Arpita Roy, PhD – Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, School of Engineering & Technology, Sharda University, Greater Noida, India
Gowhar Rashid, PhD – Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, Amity Medical School, Amity University Haryana (AUH), Gurugram, India
Nihad Ashraf Khan – Research Scholar, MSc, Department of Biosciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India

Series: Obstetrics and Gynecology Advances
BISAC: MED033000
DOI: https://doi.org/10.52305/WILY1027

Introducing Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and Our Biological Clock – a groundbreaking book that sheds light on one of the most prevalent and misunderstood health conditions affecting women today. Within the pages of this book, readers will embark on a transformative journey of understanding as they unravel the intricate relationship between PCOS and the biological clock. Delving into the science behind PCOS, the authors demystify its causes, symptoms, and long-term implications. With a compassionate and holistic approach, they provide practical advice on managing symptoms, optimizing fertility, and improving overall well-being.

This book is not only a comprehensive resource for women struggling with PCOS, but also an essential tool for healthcare professionals, researchers, and anyone seeking a deeper understanding of this complex condition. Its accessible language and evidence-based approach makes it an invaluable companion for individuals looking to unravel the mysteries of PCOS and make informed decisions about their health. “Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and Our Biological Clock” stands as a beacon of knowledge, compassion, and empowerment, guiding readers towards a brighter future where PCOS no longer holds them back. Whether you’re a woman battling PCOS, a concerned partner, or a healthcare provider looking to offer better care, this book is a must-read that will change lives and reshape the conversation surrounding PCOS.

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. An Overview: The Transition from Historical to Current Advancements in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Mansi Gupta¹ and Nihad Ashraf Khan²
¹Department of Biotechnology, Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, India
²Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Jamia Milia Islamia, Delhi, India

Chapter 2. PCOS and the Rhythmicity of GnRH: The Impact of FSH and LH on Menstrual Health
Nikhil Maheshwari¹, Toyeeba Hassan² and Gowhar Rashid³
¹Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Life Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India
²Centre of Research for Development, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
³Amity Medical School, Amity University Haryana, India

Chapter 3. PCOS and Increased Androgen Levels: Hirsutism and Its Pathophysiology
Syed Douhath Yousuf¹, Kulsum Akhtar¹ and Mohammad Ashraf Ganie²
¹Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
²Department of Endocrinology, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Chapter 4. PCOS and Circadian Rhythm: The Imbalance and Impact of the Melatonin Hormone
Nihad Ashraf Khan¹, Sagnik Das², Vitasta Jad³ and Namrata Seth⁴
¹Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Natural Science, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi, India
²Department of Environmental Studies, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India
³Department of Marine Biotechnology, University of Goa, Goa, India
⁴Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Science and Technology, Bhopal, India

Chapter 5. PCOS and Obesity: The Role of TSH on Fat Metabolism and Its Dysfunctional Repercussions
Bushra Zia¹, Saima Nisar² and Samrah Zaki Ansari²
¹Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Life Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India
²Department of Zoology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India

Chapter 6. PCOS and the Role of ACTH: The Impact of the Cortisol Hormone, a Primary Stress Hormone on Mental Health
Yasrib Qurishi¹, Mansi Gupta², Shruti Awasthi³ and Nihad Ashraf Khan⁴
¹School of Allied Healthcare Sciences (SAHS), Jain University, Bangalore, India
²Department of Biotechnology, Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, India
³Department of Life Sciences, Garden City University, Bangalore, India
⁴Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Natural Science, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi, India

Chapter 7. PCOS and Insulin Resistance: The Relationship Between Insulin Resistance and Melatonin PI3/AKT Signaling Pathways in Granulosa Cells
Syed Douhath Yousuf¹, Falak Kayenat², Gowhar Rashid³ and Mohammad Ashraf Ganie⁴
¹Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
²Department of Biotechnology, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi, India
³Amity Medical School, Amity University Haryana, India
⁴Department of Endocrinology, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Chapter 8. PCOS and Osteoporosis: The Correlation Between Hormonal Alterations and Vitamin D Levels
Shalini Sharma¹ and Subhrojyoti Ghosh²
¹Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India
²Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India

Chapter 9. PCOS and the Anti-Mullerian Hormone: Reprogramming the Female Fetus and Increased Chances of PCOS in Adulthood
Subhrojyoti Ghosh¹, Anuvab Dey², Debasmita Sarma Chaudhuri³, Nainika Srivastava⁴, Tiyasa Malik⁴, Shreya Jha⁴ and Rijula Batabyal⁴
¹Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Tamil Nadu, India
²Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, IIT Guwahati, North Guwahati, Assam, India
³Department of Biotechnology, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, West Bengal, India
⁴Department of Biotechnology, Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Chapter 10. PCOS and Polymorphisms: The Role of Various Potential Genes
Syed Douhath Yousuf¹, Humira Jeelani² and Mohammad Ashraf Ganie³
¹Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
²Department of Biochemistry, Government Medical College, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
³Department of Endocrinology, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Chapter 11. PCOS and Genetical Inheritance: A Holistic Approach Towards the Role of Genes in the Manifestation of PCOS
Baiza Bashir¹ and Gowhar Rashid²
¹Department of Botany, Central University of Kashmir, Ganderbal, India
²Amity Medical School, Amity University Haryana, India

Chapter 12. Several Diagnostic Tools and Tests for the Analysis of PCOS and Their Current Advancements
Haleema Ahmad¹, Mohd Salik Usmani², Humaira Maryam¹, Labiba Shahnawaz¹ and Aiman Fatima¹
¹Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Life Science, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India
²Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Faculty of Medicine, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India

Chapter 13. A Holistic Approach Towards Several Biomarkers for the Early Detection of PCOS
Deepali Siwan
Department of Pharmacology, Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences Research University (DPSRU), New Delhi, India

Chapter 14. Case Studies: A Collection of Mild to Severe Cases of PCOS Patients: A Major Cause of Infertility
Nikhil Maheshwari
Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Life Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

Chapter 15. Epigenetic Markers in the Pathogenesis of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Syed Douhath Yousuf¹, Saliha Rizvi², Gowhar Rashid³ and Mohammad Ashraf Ganie⁴
¹Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
²Department of Biotechnology, Era University, Lucknow, India
³Department of Amity Medical School, Amity University Haryana, India
⁴Department of Endocrinology, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Chapter 16. Conclusion and Novel Approach Towards PCOS: A Lifestyle Disorder and Several Measures to Mitigate or Eliminate Its Effects
Ananya Chakraborty
Department of Biotechnology, Adamas University, Kolkata, India

Index

Editors’ Biographies

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