Archive for April, 2005


Vitamin E may relieve menstrual pain
15 April 2005

April 2005 Researchers in Iran have evaluated the efficacy of vitamin E for the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea (pelvic pain around the time of menstruation). This randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was published in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology [1], and showed that adolescents with menstrual pain, who took vitamin E for 5 days […]

European support groups get endometriosis into the headlines
15 April 2005

Endometriosis Support Groups in Europe simultaneous arranged awareness and informational events across Europe.

Quality of sex life in women with endometriosis and deep dyspareunia
15 April 2005

April 2005 Dr. Simone Ferrero and colleagues, from San Martino Hospital at the University of Genoa, evaluated the sexual function of 299 women undergoing surgery for infertility or pelvic pain. The team found that 170 women had endometriosis, while 129 did not. As expected, the number of women who reported deep pain during sexual intercourse […]

A potted history of the Endometriosis Association Victoria
15 April 2005

Ros Wood celebrates 21 years of achievements for the Endometriosis Association Victoria (Australia), including helplines, research, information, first ever endometriosis clinic, and the book Explaining Endometriosis.

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