Funding for this research was provided by:
NHMRC CRE in PCOS Project Grant (NA)
Neural Ear Stimulation International (NA - Industry grant / consultancy)
Received: 18 September 2019
Accepted: 24 March 2020
First Online: 25 April 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This feasibility study received ethics approval from the Western Sydney University Human Research Ethics Committee, H11973, 27 February 2017.
: Not applicable
: CE declares that she is a practising acupuncturist. As a medical research institute, NICM Health Research Institute receives research grants and donations from foundations, universities, government agencies, and industry. Sponsors and donors provide untied and tied funding for work to advance the vision and mission of the Institute. NESI Corp, the manufacturer of the Neurova<sup>TM</sup> device, partly funded the study and provided limited input into study design in the form of information on the recommended ear acupuncture points and frequency of treatment. NESI Corp did not have any other input into study design, drafting of this manuscript, or the decision to submit this manuscript for publication.