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ASRM2012: Can endometriosis be predicted from symptoms?
24 October 2012

Results from the first global study to develop and externally validate predictive models of endometriosis were presented today at the 68th Annual Meeting of the ASRM.

Picture of Professor Linda Giudice ASRM2012: Linda Giudice assumes presidency of the ASRM
24 October 2012

Renowned endometriosis researcher, Professor Linda Giudice, becomes president of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine at its 68th Annual Meeting.

ASRM2012: Child abuse associated with slight increase in risk for endometriosis
22 October 2012

Research from Harvard University has shown that women who report child sexual and physical abuse have a greater risk of being diagnosed with endometriosis in later life.

ASRM2012: Serdar Bulun honoured as distinguished researcher
22 October 2012

Professor Bulun has received the ASRM Distinguished Researcher Award for his record of important scientific achievement in the field of reproductive medicine, including endometriosis.

Harry Reich honoured by RCOG
18 October 2012

Pioneering laparoscopic surgeon, Harry Reich, has been honoured by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists which has appointed him a Fellow (ad eundem). Dr Reich pioneered Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (TLH) and radical excision of endometriosis.

FIGO2012: Fertility Tool Box launches
15 October 2012

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) has launched a new instrument, The FIGO Fertility Tool Box, focused on alleviating the global burden of infertility.

Attractiveness of women with endometriosis
21 September 2012

New research contributes to the puzzle of why some women develop endometriosis and others don’t. Phenotypic characteristics (body size, colour of skin/eyes/hair, height, weight, etc) may be the pinnacle of a specific genetic arrangement and/or endocrine profile of women with endometriosis.

Abortion does not cause endometriosis
6 September 2012

Endometriosis has recently been confused with endometritis. It is NOT the same disease: endometriosis occurs outside the uterus. Endometritis occurs inside the uterus. Neither disease is associated with abortion. Elizabeth Bruce is brave to speak out about the disease!

ESHRE2012: Lifestyle factors associated with infertility and IVF success rates
9 July 2012

Coffee, certain dietary fats, and smoking may impact infertility, lower live birth rates, and increase risk of ectopic pregnancy. Important considerations for women with endometriosis.

ESHRE2012: Common genetic variants underlie endometriosis and obesity-related traits
4 July 2012

Dr Rahmioglu presented first ever data supporting commonality in genetic variants underlying endometriosis and obesity-related traits. Presentation shortlisted for ESHRE Prize!

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