Archive for May, 2006


Activin-A secretion is increased in the eutopic endometrium from women with endometriosis
15 May 2006

May 2006 Researchers at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, have concluded that the expression of inhibin/activin subunits in eutopic endometrium is altered in women with endometriosis, leading to higher levels of activin-A secretion by both glandular cells and stromal cells. Activin is a well-characterised growth and differentiation factor and an important inflammatory mediator. Activin is […]

Deficient intake of antioxidant molecules is related to peripheral and peritoneal oxidative stress in endometriosis
15 May 2006

May 2006 Researchers in Mexico have evaluated the antioxidant intake and the lipoperoxidation status in plasma and peritoneal fluid of women with endometriosis. They demonstrated that there was an inverse correlation with the pathology intensity depending on the antioxidant intake in women with endometriosis. As endometriosis severity intensifies there is less of an intake of […]

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