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


Women with endometriosis may be at higher risk of coronary heart disease
29 March 2016

Early surgical menopause (hysterectomy) as a “treatment” for endometriosis may contribute to increased risk of heart disease in younger women.

Endometriosis and co-morbidities
23 March 2016

Dr Marina Kvaskoff reviews whether women with endometriosis are a population at risk for major chronic diseases, including cancer, allergies, heart disease, and autoimmune diseases.

Endometriosis awareness 2016
7 March 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.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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!

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: 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.

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