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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.


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.

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!

Heather Guidone honoured by National Women’s Health Foundation
13 June 2012

NWHF has honoured Heather Guidone for her work as an endometriosis advocate at their annual red-carpet event on 7 June 2012: “Fighting below the belt for pelvic health”.

Mentionitis: educating others about endometriosis
7 May 2012

We need to mention endometriosis often to raise awareness of the disease and educate others about its impact and cost. Think “mentionitis” when you have the opportunity to talk about endometriosis!

Launching the Boston Center for Endometriosis
18 April 2012

The Boston Center for Endometriosis has been launched with a $3M donation from the Marriott Foundation. Joint chiefs, Marc Laufer and Stacey Missmer, announce an undertaking to discover causes, promote prevention, and develop new treatments.

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