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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.


Picture of Ailsa Irving Recognising endometriosis advocates: Ailsa Irving
12 February 2015

Ailsa Irving founded the National Endometriosis Society in 1981 and was a pioneer in raising awareness of endometriosis, and exploring complementary therapies for the disease.

Study to identify biomarkers in endometriosis
5 February 2015

Oxford University seeks women to participate in a study to identify markers in endometriosis. If you have pelvic pain or have been diagnosed with endometriosis you may qualify.

AAGL2014: Endometriosis in focus
11 December 2014

Advancing Minimally Invasive Surgery: Drs Advincula, Sinervo, and Allaire give us their take on the latest thinking in surgery for endometriosis.

ACEIII: 3rd Asian Conference on Endometriosis
27 November 2014

Better care for women with endometriosis was the theme for 3rd Asian Conference on Endometriosis in South Korea.

Carol Pearson is runner up in Guardian Trustee of the Year 2014 Awards
14 November 2014

Endometriosis UK Trustee and Treasurer, Carol Pearson, was nominated and honoured for her charitable work supporting women with endometriosis – particularly those struggling with benefit and employment issues.

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.

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.

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.

ESHRE launches endometriosis app
30 June 2014

Based on the guideline on “Management of Women with Endometriosis” the App provides detailed treatment recommendations, a decision aid, and full list of publications.

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.

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