Endometriosis study sheds light on links to infertility
Researchers say infertility in sufferers could be linked to deficiency of protein in wombA new study has cast light on why some women with endometriosis experience infertility, with scientists saying the finding may lead to new treatment options.Endometriosis is an inflammatory condition in which cells that usually form the lining of the uterus are present elsewhere, such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes, pelvis and rectum.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 9, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Endometriosis Medical research Society Lena Dunham Whoopi Goldberg Health World news Science Source Type: news

Endometriosis study 'sheds light on links to infertility' say scientists
South Korea and US teams say infertility could be linked to deficiency of a protein in wombA new study has cast light on why some women with endometriosis experience infertility, with scientists saying the finding could lead to new treatment options.Endometriosis is an inflammatory condition in which cells that usually form the lining of the uterus are present elsewhere, such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes, pelvis and rectum.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 9, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Endometriosis Fertility problems Animal experimentation Medical research Pregnancy Health Science Society Lena Dunham Whoopi Goldberg World news Source Type: news

Health Tip: Potential Risks of Hysterectomy
-- A hysterectomy may be recommended for cases of uterine fibroids, endometriosis, pelvic support problems, abnormal uterine bleeding, chronic pelvic pain and gynecologic cancer, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 2, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Top trending health questions of 2018
This year, people turned to Google to answer their questions about the keto diet, ALS, endometriosis, and more (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Top Questions You Had For Dr. Google In 2018
(CNN) — People were curious about the keto diet, ALS and endometriosis in 2018. Those are just a few of the health-related topics that had Internet surfers in the United States turning to Dr. Google with questions this year, according to a top 10 list from the search engine giant. The data, based on search terms, was collected from January to mid-December. Last year, some of the top health-related questions searched on Google included what causes hiccups, how to stop snoring, how long flu lasts and what is lupus. Some of the top health-related questions on Google in 2016 were related to Zika, traumatic brain injuries...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Offbeat Google Local TV Source Type: news

10 top questions you had for Dr. Google in 2018
People were curious about the keto diet, ALS and endometriosis in 2018. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

20.12.18: Not intended for U.S. and UK Media
Bayer receives approval in China for endometriosis treatment Visanne™mehr ... (Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events)
Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events - December 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Women's Wellness: Is endometriosis a risk factor for ovarian cancer?
QUESTION: I just found out I have endometriosis, which my mother also has. She says endometriosis raises our risk of ovarian cancer, so I should have children early and then get a hysterectomy. What's the real story? ANSWER: It sounds like your mother jumped to the wrong conclusion. Endometriosis and ovarian cancer are linked, but [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Mistletoe may hold the secret to banishing endometriosis, scientists find
Scientists at the Catholic University of Korea studied 40 women with severe endometriosis, taking tissue samples from each one and exposing them to mistletoe extract in laboratory tests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Endometriosis and weight gain: What's the link?
Some people with endometriosis experience weight gain and bloating. In this article, we look at the possible reasons why and explain how to manage weight effectively. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Endometriosis after a cesarean delivery: What to know
Having a C-section can increase the risk of receiving an endometriosis diagnosis. Learn more about the connection between cesarean deliveries and endometriosis in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about rectovaginal endometriosis
Rectovaginal endometriosis occurs when endometrial tissue grows around the rectum, vagina, and structures between them. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment of rectovaginal endometriosis here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Bowel endometriosis: What to know
Bowel endometriosis is when tissue similar to endometrial tissue develops on the bowel, causing a range of symptoms. In this article, learn about the causes and treatments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

The First Baby Has Been Born After a Uterus Transplant From a Deceased Donor
The world’s first baby born by a uterus transplant from a deceased donor is healthy and nearing her first birthday, according to a new case study published Tuesday in the Lancet. Uterus transplants have become more common in recent years, resulting in 11 live births around the world. But all of the other successful deliveries so far have been made possible by living donors — often women who opt to donate their uterus to a close friend or family member without one. The birth resulting from the case detailed in the Lancet, which took place at Brazil’s Hospital das Clínicas last December, is both the first...
Source: TIME: Health - December 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized fertility healthytime Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes pelvic pain in women?
Pelvic pain can affect both men and women, but its causes differ for each sex. In women, ovarian cysts, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids, as well as several other health conditions, may cause pelvic pain. In this article, learn what else causes pelvic pain in women and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Endometriosis: Early diagnosis 'would make huge difference'
Alex Roach, who waited seven years for a diagnosis, backs a pledge to improve care in Wales. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Endometriosis diagnosis: 'A relief to know I wasn't mad'
A woman who waited years for an endometriosis diagnosis backs a report calling for earlier help. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In endometriosis, fertility treatments work better with reproductive technology
(Reuters Health) - - Women with endometriosis who struggle to conceive may have an easier time getting pregnant when they use fertility treatments that involve assisted reproductive technology (ART), a Japanese study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a TENS unit and does it work?
Some people use a transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) unit to treat pain. This device works by sending electrical impulses through the skin. It may give people relief from the painful symptoms of arthritis, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, endometriosis, and other conditions. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

Managing Endometriosis Pain With Hormonal Contraceptives Managing Endometriosis Pain With Hormonal Contraceptives
A systematic review discusses the efficacy of this approach to controlling endometriosis-related pain.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Viewpoint Source Type: news

Hope for the millions of women with endometriosis as scientists edge one step closer to a ‘cure’
Northwestern University researchers took stem cells from patients and managed to reprogram them to become healthy womb tissue in the lab. The condition affects 10 per cent of women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study takes first step toward treating endometriosis
(Northwestern University) Researchers at Northwestern Medicine have taken the first step in bioengineering the human uterus to treat endometriosis, uterine-factor infertility and endometrial cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 1, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Understanding endometriosis
(American Chemical Society) About 10 percent of women worldwide suffer from endometriosis, a painful and debilitating disease with inadequate treatments. Currently, doctors don't know what causes the condition, which occurs when endometrial tissue escapes the uterus and forms lesions on other organs. But scientists are working hard to better understand the disease and develop new diagnostic tests and medicines, according to an article in Chemical& Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 31, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about endometriosis and infertility
Endometriosis causes tissue similar to the uterine lining to grow elsewhere in the body. People with endometriosis may be more likely to experience infertility. In this article, learn about the link between endometriosis and fertility issues, as well as what treatments are available. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Conference hears how disabled workers face absence problems
A busy morning of debates at UNISON’s disabled members’ conference in Brighton saw delegates tackle a wide range of issues, from the importance of “digital inclusion” – and the difficulties many disabled people face in tackling online application forms – to the need to remember that disabled members may not identify in a binary way, and need to be included by using non-binary language. The morning’s most moving debate saw Jackie Anderson from Scotland tell the story of Anne, a 43-year-old woman working in the public sector. She had a disability – endometriosis. It was we...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 28, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News disabled members national disabled members' conference 2018 Source Type: news

Endometriosis and Adverse Maternal, Fetal, Neonatal Outcomes Endometriosis and Adverse Maternal, Fetal, Neonatal Outcomes
Are women with endometriosis at increased risk of adverse maternal, fetal and neonatal outcomes?Human Reproduction (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Endometriosis: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,?Dr. Tatnai Burnett, a gynecologist at Mayo Clinic, will discuss?endometriosis. To listen, click the link below. Endometriosis (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 26, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

One size doesn ’t fit all, when using hormone therapy to treat endometriosis
The effectiveness of hormonal endometriosis therapy depends on whether a woman ’s endometriotic lesions have the progesterone receptor present. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - October 25, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

One size doesn't fit all, when using hormone therapy to treat endometriosis
(Yale University) Endometriosis -- a condition caused by uterine tissue growing outside of the organ -- affects 10 percent of reproductive-aged women, whom it causes chronic pain that is significant and debilitating. The standard first-line treatment for all women with endometriosis is hormonal, specifically progestin-based, therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Chronic Endometritis: A Factor in IVF Failure? Chronic Endometritis: A Factor in IVF Failure?
Not to be confused with endometriosis, chronic endometritis is an infectious process that could be a treatable cause of repetitive implantation failure in in vitro fertilization.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Viewpoint Source Type: news

Progesterone receptor status linked to progestin efficacy for endometriosis
Increased progesterone receptor levels, in endometriotic lesions, may increase the efficacy of progestin for endometriosis related pain, according to research published inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 24, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Endometriosis: Who Might Respond to Progestin?
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers suggest using biomarker to predict treatment response (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - October 24, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

World Menopause Day
18 October 2018   is World Menopause Day and October is World Menopause Month.Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility Group has published multiple reviews assessing the effectiveness and safety of interventions in menopausal women, including peri and postmenopausal women. To celebrate World Menopause Day we have collated a special selection of reviews investigating various treatments  for menopausal symptoms such as hormone therapy, tibolone, relaxation, exercise, and alternative therapy.Black cohosh (Cimicifuga spp.) for menopausal symptomsDehydroepiandrosterone for women in the peri- or postmenopausal phaseHormone t...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

AbbVie Receives Health Canada Approval of ORILISSA & #226; & quot; & #162; (elagolix) for ...
Endometriosis affects up to one in 10 women of reproductive age in Canada. 7 out of 10 women being managed for endometriosis have unresolved pain throughout the month. The approval of ORILISSA is supported by data from two replicate Phase 3 studies, which evaluated nearly 1,700 women. In clinical trials, ORILISSA™demonstrated sustained relief over 12 months across the two most common types of pain: dysmenorrhea and non-menstrual pelvic pain....This story is related to the following:Pharmaceuticals (Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies)
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - October 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Model paid for endometriosis diagnosis after NHS dismissed her
Kate Leyenda, from Hull, said she tried to get help from the NHS 40 to 50 times between June and September 2017, before being diagnosed with endometriosis after forking out for a private op. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Model paid £2,500 to be diagnosed with common womb condition after NHS medics dismissed her
Kate Leyenda, from Hull, said she tried to get help from the NHS 40 to 50 times between June and September 2017, before being diagnosed with endometriosis after forking out for a private op. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Extreme surgery solutions: Hysterectomy for endometriosis has dangerous side effects, especially for those under 35
(Natural News) Endometriosis is an extremely painful reproductive disorder in women that occurs when tissue that should form in the uterus grows outside of it. These tissues act as they would inside the uterus – they thicken and shed itself off during each menstrual cycle. However, because these tissues have no way to exit the body,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms in women
Rheumatoid arthritis causes many symptoms, including joint pain and stiffness. In women, symptoms often start to appear between the ages of 30 and 50. Hormonal factors and other conditions, such as endometriosis, can increase the risk of the disease. Learn more about the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis in women here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

Women ’s Excellence Examines New FDA Approved Orilissa as Part of a...
Together with excision of Endometriosis treatment, Orilissa, medication for Endometriosis pain relief, may assist with recurrence of Endometriosis and pain management.(PRWeb September 04, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/womens_excellence_examines_new_fda_approved_orilissa_as_part_of_a_multidisciplinary_treatment_approach_to_endometriosis_in_conjunction_with_excision_of_endometriosis/prweb15735317.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Draining ovarian cysts reduces need for endometriosis surgery
Surgery and its associated complications can be avoided in endometriosis treatment by using a new procedure to drain ovarian cysts, according to research published inRadiology.Independent (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 31, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Catheter-based intervention drains endometrial cysts
South Korean researchers found that by replacing an interventional needle with...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: USPSTF again nixes screening for ovarian cancer Women with endometriosis have higher heart disease risk Ultrasound should be 1st choice for female pelvic imaging The Practice of Ultrasound: Part 4 -- Female pelvic ultrasound Rigorous investigation using MRI can prove crucial for endometriosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes cramps without a period?
A variety of factors and underlying conditions can cause cramps outside of a person's regular period. These include irritable bowel syndrome, endometriosis, and pelvic inflammatory disease. In this article, learn more about the possible causes and their additional symptoms, as well as when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Making Australia care about 'silent epidemic'
Syl Freedman's petition for an endometriosis drug went viral - then she helped to change policy. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High Fertility Rate After Surgery for Colorectal Endometriosis High Fertility Rate After Surgery for Colorectal Endometriosis
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Gabrielle Union speaks out about adenomyosis diagnosis
The actress has spoken candidly about her struggles with infertility for years, and revealed in a new interview that she was diagnosed with a certain type of endometriosis known as adenomyosis. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause cramps after menopause?
Although a person's monthly periods stop after they have been through menopause, they may still sometimes experience abdominal cramping. These cramps are usually nothing serious, but can sometimes be a sign of an underlying medical condition, such as uterine fibroids, endometriosis, or cancer. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Menopause Source Type: news

Monthly News Roundup - July 2018
GnRH Antagonist Orilissa OK ’d for Moderate to Severe Endometriosis Pain Endometriosis is a common gynecologic disorder associated with chronic pelvic pain in women. The FDA has now approved AbbVie’s Orilissa (elagolix), the first oral... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ITC backs Hologic in mammography patent spat with FujiFilm
Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) said yesterday that a US International Trade Commission Administrative Law Judge ruled in their favor in an investigation into a patent infringement complaint filed against Fujifilm Holdings (TSE:4901). Marlborough, Mass.-based Hologic said the complaint was related to x-ray mammography with tomosynthesis and other related mammography tech found in its Selenia Dimensions and 3Dimensions systems. The judge ruled that Fujifilm infringed on all of the patents brought to trial and rejected Fujifilm’s defense against the patents, according to a Hologic press release. The judge also recommende...
Source: Mass Device - July 31, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Legal News Patent Infringement Women's Health Hologic Source Type: news

Hologic wins $5m from Minerva Surgical in patent infringement spat
A federal court jury last week awarded Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) nearly $5 million in damages in a patent infringement lawsuit brought over their respective endometriosis devices. Hologic’s NovaSure ablation device, acquired with the 2007 buyout of Cytyc (which acquired NovaSure developer Novacept in 2004), competes with Minerva’s Aurora device. Hologic sued Minerva in November 2015 in the U.S. District Court for Delaware, alleging infringement of a pair of patents after Novacept CEO Csaba Truckai founded Minerva in 2008. (Minerva sued Hologic for patent infringement in April 2017 in a California federal court; ...
Source: Mass Device - July 30, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Legal News Patent Infringement Women's Health Hologic Minerva Surgical Inc. Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Endometriosis drug approved by the FDA to reduce pain
For the first time in over a decade, the Food and Drug Administration approve an oral drug specifically designed for endometriosis pain. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news