Archive for 2005


Picture of Axel Forman WCE2005: Making centres of expertise happen
14 September 2005

Axel Forman explains how to lobby legislators and professional organisations effectively for the implementation of national guidelines for endometriosis and national centres of expertise at WCE2005

Picture of Deborah Bush WCE2005: Implementing specialised support programmes in hospitals
14 September 2005

Deborah Bush (Endometriosis New Zealand) presented on how Christchurch Women’s Hospital and ENZ through a patient partnering programme utilise ENZ expertise to provide support, information, and self-management strategies.

Picture of Janice Beaven WCE2005: They hear, but are they listening?
14 September 2005

Janice Beaven talks about improving communication between women with endometriosis and health care providers towards mutual understanding and joint initiatives (WCE2005).

Picture of Mary Lou Ballweg WCE2005: Patients and scientists: essential partners in breakthrough research
14 September 2005

Mary Lou Ballweg explains how support groups can drive research forward including how they have been instrumental in raising vital financing at the 9th World Congress of Endometriosis (WCE2005)

Picture of Diana Wallis Endometriosis is highlighted in the European Parliament
7 September 2005

Diana Wallis MEP today highlighted the plight of women with endometriosis as part of a report on gender discrimination in health systems, which was debated in the European Parliament.

Normal blood loss during menstruation
18 August 2005

Scottish scientist, Dr Steve Campbell, has created a website, which allows women to see if their menstrual blood loss is small, average, or too much.

Genomewide linkage study in 1,176 affected sister pair families identifies a significant susceptibility locus for endometriosis on chromosome 10q26
15 August 2005

August 2005 Genomewide linkage study in 1,176 affected sister pair families identifies a significant susceptibility locus for endometriosis on chromosome 10q26 The cause of endometriosis remains uncertain despite >50 years of hypothesis-driven research, and thus the therapeutic options are limited. Disease predisposition is inherited as a complex genetic trait, which provides an alternative route to […]

Italian spotlight on endometriosis as a social disease
15 August 2005

First ever conference to address endometriosis as a social disease takes place in Rome in June 2005. Giorgio Vittori, Jacqueline Veit, and Lone Hummelshoj make their case for investment into the disease.

A review of the use of lipiodol flushing for unexplained infertility
15 August 2005

August 2005 There has been speculation for decades regarding the role of flushing women’s fallopian tubes in improving the chance of pregnancy. More recent evidence has highlighted a possible specific role for lipiodol (ethiodized oil), an oil-soluble contrast medium, in the enhancement of fertility by these means. Nei Johnson, MD, of University of Auckland and […]

Quiero tener un hijo ¡cueste lo que cueste! Quiero tener un hijo ¡cueste lo que cueste!
3 July 2005

De forma clara, sincera y transparente, en su autobiografía, Carmen Martinez Jover, presenta la problemática de la infertilidad representándola con imágenes de sus cuadros.

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