Archive for July, 2007


Cycling and early pregnant endometrium as a site of regulated expression of the Vitamin D system
26 July 2007

Vitamin D is a major regulator of calcium and phosphate homeostasis but its most potent metabolite has been demonstrated to affect a wide range of functions including anti-proliferative and immunomodulatory effects.

Medical botanicals may have anti-inflammatory and pain-alleviating properties
19 July 2007

19 July 2007 Experimental evidence is accumulating to suggest that medicinal botanicals have anti-inflammatory and pain-alleviating properties and hold promise for treatment of endometriosis. The authors of this systematic review of clinical and experimental data on the use of medicinal herbs in the treatment of endometriosis suggest that medical botanicals may have anti-inflammatory and pain-alleviating […]

New approaches to endometriosis treatment – mouse experiments point the way
3 July 2007

3 JULY 2007 Two new experimental studies were presented at the 23rd meeting of ESHRE. Both use mouse models to target angiogenesis, which may play a role in endometriosis and thus provide novel potential treatments of the disease. Possible new directions for the treatment of endometriosis, were outlined in the presentation of two experimental studies […]

Endometriosis may increase the risk of certain cancers, but absolute risk remains low
2 July 2007

2 JULY 2007 Epidemiological studies presented at the 23rd annual meeting of ESHRE showed a headline grabbing increased cancer risk among women with endometriosis. But clinicians remind women with endometriosis that in fact this research is reassuring in that there appears to be no overall increased risk of cancer. According to Swedish researchers endometriosis is […]

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