Archive for 2012


Cost of endometriosis is driven by pain
10 April 2012

First ever prospective study on the cost of endometriosis shows that cost of loss of productivity due to pain is twice that of direct health care costs.

Endometriosis Awareness 2012
20 March 2012

March is for Endometriosis Awareness: schedule of events from support organisations around the world — join in, and make a difference!

EFA2012: Tapping the roots for the next generation
16 March 2012

Highlights from the 3rd annual meeting of the Endometriosis Foundation of America (EFA) featuring endometriosis experts from around the world addressing basic science and the latest surgical techniques in treating the disease.

Is there an increased risk of ovarian cancers with endometriosis?
21 February 2012

Lancet Oncology suggests increased risk of developing three types of ovarian cancer in women with endometriosis. World Endometriosis Society cautions interpretation of data.

Gene mutation may shed new light on different types of endometriosis
7 February 2012

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have described a new gene mutation in endometriosis which provides hope for new screening methods – at least for certain types of endometriosis.

Picture of Professor Linda Giudice Linda Giudice honoured by the AAAS
23 January 2012

Endometriosis scientist, Linda Giudice, has been awarded the distinction of fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for her scientific research in reproductive medicine, endometriosis, statistics, and stem cells.

Is there a role for robotic surgery in endometriosis?
6 January 2012

John Steege and Philippe Koninckx provide their experienced views on why we should wait for evidence, rather than respond to marketing claims, of the value of robotic surgery in endometriosis.

Painful intercourse
6 January 2012

Painful intercourse – painful sex – is common with endometriosis. This article provides suggestions of how to make sex possible for those with dyspareunia.

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