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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.


In memoriam: Robert Taylor
28 January 2024

We fondly remember Robert Taylor, who never wavered in his quest to explore the mechanisms that would lead to pain relieving solutions for those with endometriosis and adenomyosis.

Global study shows the experience of endometriosis is rooted in a person’s genetics
12 April 2023

DNA from 60,600 women with endometriosis reveals evidence of shared genetic basis for endo and other causes of pain.

Trial to determine the effectiveness of surgery for endometriosis
3 November 2022

UK-wide study to determine whether removing superficial peritoneal endometriosis improves painful symptoms and quality of life.

Endometriosis Awareness Promotion Project (EAPP): a multi-national and multi-centre epidemiological study
23 August 2022

A multinational and multicentre epidemiological study investigating the fundamental concepts on menstrual pain and endometriosis.

You can help us learn more about endometriosis
22 August 2022

The ROSE Study researchers are exploring what causes endometriosis and if a better treatment can be developed.

Improving understanding of depression, anxiety, eating symptoms, and sexual dysfunction in endometriosis
22 August 2022

Researchers at the University of Melbourne are investigating factors that contribute to the development of depression, anxiety, and eating disorders in those with endometriosis. You can contribute by participating in this survey.

Endometriosis awareness and action 2022
22 March 2022

Endometriosis advocacy and support organisations across the world are in action mode organising educational and fundraising events during the month of March. Join in and be part of the solution!

What needs to be done for women with endometriosis?
8 March 2022

On International Women’s Day (#IWD2022) we re-publish wishes and hopes for those with endometriosis on why – and what – change is needed to prevent endometriosis in the next generation.

UK parliament debates funding for research in endometriosis and PCOS
3 December 2021

Endometriosis and PCOS are not ‘just reproductive problems’ – break the silence and put an end to endometriosis!

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.

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