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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.


Consensus on endometriosis (Human Reproduction 2013) First global consensus on the management of endometriosis
26 March 2013

56 representatives of 34 global organisations have come together to reach consensus on the management of endometriosis, published in Human Reproduction.

Is endometriosis all in your head?
25 March 2013

Dr Robert Albee Jr, a renowned endometriosis surgeon, addresses the psychological impact of undiagnosed endometriosis on young women.

Endometriosis Awareness 2013
12 March 2013

Endometriosis Awareness Week is 4 – 10 March 2013. National support groups, and individual women with endometriosis, raise awareness of endometriosis with events throughout the world. Please join in!

Endometriosis morbidity: can it be prevented with early diagnosis and complete excision?
15 February 2013

Surgeons Patrick Yeung Jr, Ken Sinervo, and Robert Albee Jr advocate early surgical excision of endometriosis in reducing the morbidity of endometriosis and preserving fertility.

ASRM2012: Surgery for endometriosis and endometrioma
21 November 2012

The 2012 ASRM had three excellent lectures on surgery for endometriosis and the value of removing endometriomas (versus medical treatment) by Tommaso Falcone, David Adamson, and Paolo Vercellini.

Deborah Bush honoured as NEXT Magazine’s “Woman of the year”
21 November 2012

Endometriosis New Zealand’s Chief Executive, Deborah Bush, has been recognised as NEXT Magazine’s “Woman of the year in health and science 2012” — a well-deserved recognition for 25+ years of achievement!

ASRM2012: Central sensitivity syndrome and endometriosis-associated symptoms
21 November 2012

Women with chronic pelvic pain related to endometriosis demonstrate many of the clinical features described in central sensitivity syndrome according to Dr Julie Anne Gemmill.

ASRM2012: Endometriosis and risk of coronary heart disease
30 October 2012

Research presented at the ASRM’s 68th Annual Meeting suggests that endometriosis is associated with coronary heart disease to the same magnitude as shown for metabolic syndrome.

ASRM2012: Endometriosis at the ASRM
30 October 2012

Highlights from presentations on endometriosis from the 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) in San Diego.

International study pinpoints endometriosis genes
29 October 2012

Researchers in Australia, Japan, and the UK have identified four new gene regions linked to endometriosis in women of European and Japanese ancestry. Results are published today in “Nature Genetics”.

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