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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.


Edinburgh endometriosis scientist takes her science to Parliament
14 March 2014

Dr Erin Greaves was shortlisted from hundreds of applicants to present her scientific work on endometriosis in the UK House of Commons on Monday 17 March 2014.

Endometriosis Awareness 2014
12 March 2014

Endometriosis Awareness Week is 3 – 9 March 2014. National support groups, and individual women with endometriosis, raise awareness of endometriosis with events throughout the world. Please join in and help spread the waves of awareness…

First Harry Reich Award presented at EFA’s Blossom Ball
8 March 2014

Professors Linda Giudice and Liselotte Mettler were honoured at EFA’s 6th Annual Blossom Ball with the inaugural Harry Reich Award.

Feeling the pain caused by endometriosis?
27 January 2014

If you are experiencing moderate to severe pain due to endometriosis, you may qualify for a medical research study (the Violet Petal Study)

The big bad wolf of endometriosis: raising awareness through TED talks
10 January 2014

Carol Pearson raises awareness at TEDxBrighton by humorously sharing her personal journey with endometriosis and how the disease affected her career and fertility.

Picture of Ellen Johnson Recognising endometriosis advocates: Ellen Johnson
29 October 2013

We honour Ellen Johnson during breast cancer awareness month for the outstanding amount of sensible support she provided through her insightful writings on how to cope with endometriosis – when battling cancer as well.

Recognising endometriosis advocates: Nancy Petersen
9 September 2013

Nancy Petersen RN was an early educator of women with endometriosis, advocating specialist care for the disease to avoid unnecessary hysterectomies.

Is there transparency in clinical trials on endometriosis?
26 July 2013

Non-published results from clinical trials in endometriosis may have a negative effect in overall understanding of the disease.

Long-term effect on physical, mental, and social wellbeing due to endometriosis
18 July 2013

Despite treatment in tertiary referral centres, women with endometriosis may continue to suffer from life-impacting symptoms of endometriosis.

Graffiti
11 April 2013

What does pain look like? Lotte Stenfors Arnesen, a woman with endometriosis, describes vividly in this poem the challenge of living – day in and day out – with chronic pain, without letting it define you or taking away your life.

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