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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.


Inflammation gene may be possible drug target for endometriosis
26 August 2021

Researchers have identified a specific gene (NPSR1) that increases risk of suffering pain from endometriosis with a potential new non-hormonal drug target that may lead to improved therapies in endometriosis.

Quality of life, mental health, and wellbeing in those living with endometriosis
25 August 2021

The University of Strathclyde is conducting a project within the UK and Ireland to assess the impact of endometriosis of those living with the condition. Do participate!

Endometriosis Awareness 2021
23 March 2021

UPDATE ON EVENTS by endometriosis organisations across the world, who organise educational and fundraising events in March. Join in and help raise awareness of a disease affecting more than 200 million globally – YOU can make a difference!

Alexa Chung raises funds for endometriosis research
8 March 2021

On International Women’s Day Alexa Chung launches t-shirt to honour Emmeline Pankhurst, with all profits going towards endometriosis research.

DBT Wellcome India Alliance funds national study on endometriosis in India
28 February 2021

A major national research project ‘Endometriosis Clinical and Genetic Research in India (ECGRI)’ aims to broaden our understanding of the clinical phenotypes and genetic risks associated with endometriosis.

European Union grants 6 million euros towards endometriosis research
12 February 2021

Researchers at Aarhus University head up a major international research and innovation project aimed at improving treatment and quality of life of those affected by endometriosis. Machine learning and artificial intelligence will contribute to this!

Does sun exposure cause endometriosis?
9 February 2021

A history of intense exposure to the sun may increase risk of being diagnosed with endometriosis over time.

Putting a stop to misconceptions about race and endometriosis
24 November 2020

We need to dispel myths that the prevalence of endometriosis differs in women of different racial/ethnic groups.

Endometriosis inquiry shows little improvement in a decade
17 November 2020

APPG report shows devastating impact of endometriosis and urges ministers to take bold action to ensure those with endometriosis have access to the right care at the right time.

$200 reward for help on looking at “blind spots” in endometriosis
19 August 2020

$200 reward for identifying papers with significant differences in outcomes of surgery or medical therapy for endo.

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