For 100 years, the Endocrine Society has been at the forefront of hormone science and public health. It began in 1916 when a group of physicians interested in the expanding field of endocrinology gathered at the American Medical Association meeting in Detroit to discuss the formation of a professional society dedicated to the study of internal secretions. Learn more by clicking here.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormone disorder defined by a group of signs and symptoms. PCOS affects 7–10% of women of childbearing age and is the most common cause of infertility. In the United States, an estimated 5 to 6 million women have PCOS. PCOS is the most common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age, but many women don’t know they have it.