Latest news in the field of endometriosis: clinical and scientific research, updates from national support groups – and general news on progress.

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…

NIH-100 A research study for women with endometriosis at the NIH
22 April 2015

The National Institutes of Health Clinical Center is seeking women with endometriosis and pelvic pain to participate in a research study.

woman-crouching What needs to be done for women with endometriosis?
8 March 2015

On International Women’s Day, 20 experts share their wishes and hopes for women with endometriosis on why – and what – change is needed to move this field forward!

Ros Wood Recognising endometriosis advocates: Ros Wood
6 March 2015

Ros Wood has been a champion of women’s health care since the early 1980s and is a prolific and excellent writer about endometriosis and its treatments.

Stratton-OG2015 Association of chronic pelvic pain and endometriosis with signs of sensitization and myofascial pain
4 March 2015

NIH study suggests that a comprehensive nerve, muscle, and skeletal examination to identify pain sensitivity and myofascial trigger points may assist in diagnosing endometriosis.

Pelvic physical therapist, Sallie Sarrell Five things that pelvic health physical therapy can do to improve your endometriosis-related pain
3 March 2015

Sallie Sarrel explains five benefits from pelvic physical therapy that may help women with endometriosis and pelvic pain to improve their symptoms.

Picture of Ailsa Irving Recognising endometriosis advocates: Ailsa Irving
12 February 2015

Ailsa Irving founded the National Endometriosis Society in 1981 and was a pioneer in raising awareness of endometriosis, and exploring complementary therapies for the disease.

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