Archive for 2005


Book cover for I want to have a child I want to have a child: whatever it takes
3 July 2005

“I want to have a child: whatever it takes” is a beautiful book of paintings, which tell Carmen Martinez Jover’s tireless struggle against infertility -and how she became a mother!

New study sheds light on endometriosis pain
15 June 2005

June 2005 New science suggests that women with endometriosis often have several types of pain conditions because their abnormal growths develop a nerve supply that communicates with the brain. Professor Karen Berkley from Florida State University is the lead researcher in a study that shows that endometrial cysts become supplied by sympathetic and sensory nerves [...]

Picture of Deborah Newton-Cook, Lone Hummelshøj, Baroness Ludford, and Diana Wallis MEP Over one third of MEPs support campaign on endometriosis
13 June 2005

266 MEPs have supported the European Parliamentary Written Declaration on Endometriosis seeking a significant increase in funds and awareness in the EU for endometriosis.

Picture of Diana Wallis and Deborah Newton-Cook Ladies in lavender seek support for endometriosis campaign in Brussels corridors
25 May 2005

Diana Wallis and MEP colleagues Catherine Stihler and Pia-Noora Kauppi wore lavender T-shirts in the European Parliament today campaigning to raise awareness of endometriosis.

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 [...]

Communication-100 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 [...]

LogoAustraliaVictoria 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.

eu National charities are stepping up endometriosis awareness campaigns to raise funds for more research
9 March 2005

Endometriose Foreningen and the National Endometriosis Society with Diana Wallis MEP today made a deputation to Strasbourg to raise awareness for endometriosis.

Cover of the video: Endometriosis the inside story Endometriosis: the inside story
9 February 2005

“Endometriosis: the inside story” by Belle Browne is a documentary created by two women with endometriosis to show other women what they can expect when they get endometriosis.

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