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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.


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.

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?

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…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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