Congress highlights

Highlights from meetings and congresses on endometriosis


ASRM2012: Central sensitivity syndrome and endometriosis-associated symptoms
21 November 2012

Women with chronic pelvic pain related to endometriosis demonstrate many of the clinical features described in central sensitivity syndrome according to Dr Julie Anne Gemmill.

ASRM2012: Endometriosis and risk of coronary heart disease
30 October 2012

Research presented at the ASRM’s 68th Annual Meeting suggests that endometriosis is associated with coronary heart disease to the same magnitude as shown for metabolic syndrome.

ASRM2012: Endometriosis at the ASRM
30 October 2012

Highlights from presentations on endometriosis from the 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) in San Diego.

ASRM2012: Can endometriosis be predicted from symptoms?
24 October 2012

Results from the first global study to develop and externally validate predictive models of endometriosis were presented today at the 68th Annual Meeting of the ASRM.

Picture of Professor Linda Giudice ASRM2012: Linda Giudice assumes presidency of the ASRM
24 October 2012

Renowned endometriosis researcher, Professor Linda Giudice, becomes president of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine at its 68th Annual Meeting.

ASRM2012: Child abuse associated with slight increase in risk for endometriosis
22 October 2012

Research from Harvard University has shown that women who report child sexual and physical abuse have a greater risk of being diagnosed with endometriosis in later life.

ASRM2012: Serdar Bulun honoured as distinguished researcher
22 October 2012

Professor Bulun has received the ASRM Distinguished Researcher Award for his record of important scientific achievement in the field of reproductive medicine, including endometriosis.

FIGO2012: Fertility Tool Box launches
15 October 2012

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) has launched a new instrument, The FIGO Fertility Tool Box, focused on alleviating the global burden of infertility.

ESHRE2012: Lifestyle factors associated with infertility and IVF success rates
9 July 2012

Coffee, certain dietary fats, and smoking may impact infertility, lower live birth rates, and increase risk of ectopic pregnancy. Important considerations for women with endometriosis.

ESHRE2012: Common genetic variants underlie endometriosis and obesity-related traits
4 July 2012

Dr Rahmioglu presented first ever data supporting commonality in genetic variants underlying endometriosis and obesity-related traits. Presentation shortlisted for ESHRE Prize!

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