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Latest news on clinical and scientific research in endometriosis.


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.

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?

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.

FNS-EPHect Landmark collaboration publishes tools to enhance global research into endometriosis
23 September 2014

World Endometriosis Research Foundation releases standardised tools for the collection of all biological samples and clinical data in endometriosis research.

Endometriosis-Ejgaard-EJOGRB2014-100 Visceral syndrome in endometriosis
2 September 2014

A significant number of women with endometriosis may suffer from a specific symptom correlation which is uncommon in women without the disease.

LOGO-University-of-Oxford Bayer and University of Oxford in strategic alliance to develop innovative treatments for endometriosis
3 July 2014

Five-year partnership between Bayer HealthCare and University of Oxford has a goal of discovering and developing targeted treatments for endometriosis and uterine fibroids.

endometriosis-mouse Mouse model provides new insights in endometriosis
10 June 2014

Macrophages present in shed endometrium in mice may suggest key role in endometriotic/endometriosis lesion formation.

Lead researcher, Dr Erin Greaves, QMRI at the University of Edinburgh Edinburgh endometriosis scientist takes her science to Parliament
14 March 2014

Dr Erin Greaves was shortlisted from hundreds of applicants to present her scientific work on endometriosis in the UK House of Commons on Monday 17 March 2014.

EndoCost-Quality-of-Life-Hum-Reprod Long-term effect on physical, mental, and social wellbeing due to endometriosis
18 July 2013

Despite treatment in tertiary referral centres, women with endometriosis may continue to suffer from life-impacting symptoms of endometriosis.

Consensus on endometriosis (Human Reproduction 2013) First global consensus on the management of endometriosis
26 March 2013

56 representatives of 34 global organisations have come together to reach consensus on the management of endometriosis, published in Human Reproduction.

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