Archive for 2007


Some AIE members at World Meeting Milano Recent achievements by Associazione Italiana Endometriosi (AIE)
20 December 2007

The AIE is a driving force for women with endometriosis in Italy, where they have been instrumental in getting the disease recognised at legislative level, whilst still providing support to those affected by endometriosis.

Recognising endometriosis as a social disease
13 November 2007

Increased awareness and investment in research has resulted in unprecedented recognition of endometriosis by the European Parliament, taken up by the Italian Senate in a 5-year action plan.

World Endometriosis Research Foundation funds international multi-centre study to develop a tool to identify women with endometriosis
12 November 2007

12 NOVEMBER 2007 The World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERF) has secured funding for its first international multi-centre study. The aim of the study is to develop a symptom-based questionnaire to predict the presence of endometriosis – a study of this scale has never been undertaken before! Endometriosis affects tens of millions of women across the […]

Picture of Ellen Johnson Ellen T Johnson 1957 – 2007
11 November 2007

A tribute to Ellen Johnson, tireless advocate for women with endometriosis. Ellen contributed numerous supportive articles for Endometriosis.org

Picture of Deborah Bush Deborah Bush has been honoured as Paul Newman “unsung hero”
8 November 2007

Newman’s Own Foundation has granted Endometriosis New Zealand (ENZ) $10,000 towards its adolescent endometriosis programme, Me.

Endometriosis highlighted as “hidden disease” in women’s health
18 October 2007

18 OCTOBER 2007 A special focus review collection has been compiled and published by Women’s Health where editor, Professor Thomas D’Hooghe, highlights endometriosis as the “hidden disease” and reviews state-of-the-art thinking in managing this major problem. Professor D’Hooghe Future Medicine has announced the publication of The Challenge of Endometriosis a collection of key reviews highlighting […]

Picture of Robert Taylor Robert Taylor honoured as distinguished researcher
14 October 2007

The ASRM Distinguished Researcher Award has been presented to Professor Robert Taylor, who has devoted an almost 30-year career to the study of endometriosis.

Dietary modification to alleviate endometriosis symptoms
30 September 2007

Nutritionist Dian Shepperson Mills talks with Dr Mark Perloe about how nutrition can play a role in improving fertility and reducing the symptoms of endometriosis.

Scientists discover how to isolate stem cells from endometrium
13 September 2007

13 September 2007 Australian researchers have discovered how to isolate probable stem cells from the lining of women’s wombs, thus providing a ready source of stem cells for tissue engineering as well as a possible route for understanding common conditions such as endometriosis. The finding opens up the possibility of using the stem cells for […]

Plasma urocortin levels may help diagnose ovarian endometriosis
12 September 2007

12 September 2007 Italian researchers have found that plasma urocortin is increased in women with endometrioma and may be a useful measurement for distinguishing between endometrioma and other benign ovarian cysts. Is it better than CA125? Pasquale Florio, from the University of Siena in Italy, and colleagues speculate that urocortin secretion is part of the […]

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