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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.


Global multi-site endometriosis collaboration enhanced by WERF EPHect
10 January 2017

National Institutes of Health (NIH) funds five-year project on “integrative analysis of genomic, epigenomic, and phenotypic data for disease stratification of endometriosis”

Pain imagery in endometriosis – common and consistent worldwide?
7 November 2016

Please fill in this survey to help us understand more about the pain experience of women with endometriosis.

Linda Giudice honoured by the RCOG
23 June 2016

Professor Linda Giudice has been appointed a Fellow (ad eundem) of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in honour of her pioneering work in women’s health, including endometriosis, infertility, and reproductive biology.

Are you due to have a laparoscopy for symptoms suggestive of endometriosis?
25 April 2016

Doctors in the UK are investigating whether progestin treatments are effective post-surgery in preventing recurrence of symptomatic endometriosis.

Recognising endometriosis advocates: Deborah Bush
8 April 2016

Deborah Bush co-founded Endometriosis New Zealand in 1985, and has developed the “menstrual health and endometriosis” (“me”) programme for schools. She works with all stakeholders in endometriosis and is committed to collaboration.

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!

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