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Increasing awareness - one drop at a time Endometriosis awareness 2016
9 February 2016

Schedule of events for endometriosis awareness in 2016. Please join and contribute to these events so that we can spread the waves of information about endometriosis and its impact on women.

Gapp2 Do you suffer from unexplained pelvic pain?
20 November 2015

If you have had a laparoscopy in the last three years, which failed to explain the cause of your pain, you may qualify to participate in the GaPP2 trial, which is investigating the use of gabapentin for chronic pelvic pain.

ASRM2015 ASRM2015: Endometriosis highlights
26 October 2015

Chair-elect of the ASRM Endometriosis Special Interest Group, Doctor Stacey Missmer, provides highlights from this year’s annual meeting. There is no size that fits all – think symptoms and think endometrium behaviour!

ASRM2015 ASRM2015: Endometriosis may infiltrate the entire body
20 October 2015

Study suggests that endometriosis in organs outside of the pelvis may be common and clinically unrecognised.

ASRM2015 ASRM2015: Increased risk of ovarian cancer observed in women undergoing IVF
20 October 2015

Increased risk of ovarian cancer observed in women who had no children following assisted reproductive technologies, and in women with endometriosis treated for infertility.

FIGO2015 FIGO2015: FIGO Fertility Tool Box now available online
9 October 2015

The FIGO Fertility Toolbox offers all levels of health care providers a “usable” instrument to address fertility issues. All you need is access to a smart phone!

Endometriosis-Schliep-Human-Reproduction Pelvic pain may be common among reproductive-age women
20 August 2015

NIH study finds that more women experience (but don’t report) pelvic pain than previously believed and the majority of these have endometriosis. Researchers suggest physicians consider asking about pain during routine visits.

ESHRE2015 ESHRE2015: Endometriosis associated with a greater risk of complications in pregnancy
15 June 2015

Large cohort study indicates that endometriosis may predispose women to an increased risk of miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, and later pregnancy complications.

DeGraaff-HR2015-100 Quality of life outcomes in women with endometriosis are highly influenced by recruitment strategies
11 June 2015

Endometriosis has an impact on quality of life – but does the disease affect all women with endometriosis the same way?

Drop of water falling into the water Endometriosis Awareness 2015
11 May 2015

Schedule of events to raise awareness of endometriosis throughout the world. Check out the schedule for May! Please join in and help spread the waves of awareness…

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