The effects of propolis supplementation on high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, testosterone hormone, and metabolic profile in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: A randomized, triple-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial

Elahe Abbasi, Mohammad Bagherniya, Davood Soleimani, Hatav Ghasemi-Tehrani, Mohammadreza Abbaspour, Cain C.T. Clark, Gholamreza Askari*

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    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)5366-5377
    Number of pages12
    JournalPhytotherapy Research
    Volume37
    Issue number11
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished (VoR) - Nov 2023

    Funding

    We would like to show our gratitude to the Assistant of Research, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran, for financial support. The authors would like to show gratitude to all the volunteers for participating in this study. Also, the staff of the gynecologist clinic of Shahid Beheshti Hospital, a referral center for infertility cases in Isfahan, Iran, are appreciated. We would like to show our gratitude to the Assistant of Research, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran, for financial support. The authors would like to show gratitude to all the volunteers for participating in this study. Also, the staff of the gynecologist clinic of Shahid Beheshti Hospital, a referral center for infertility cases in Isfahan, Iran, are appreciated. This clinical trial is funded by the Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran (Grant number: 199373). This manuscript was obtained from the Master of Science thesis of Elahe Abbasi, a student at Isfahan University of Medical Sciences. The funder has no role in designing the study, analyzing the data and interpreting it, or writing the script.

    FundersFunder number
    Shahid Beheshti Hospital
    Isfahan University of Medical Sciences199373

      Keywords

      • clinical trial
      • inflammation
      • metabolic parameters
      • polycystic ovarian syndrome
      • propolis
      • testosterone

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