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Endometriosis may increase the risk of bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis
(Wiley) A new Neurology& Urodynamics study has demonstrated a link between endometriosis and a subsequent diagnosis of bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis (BPS/IC). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Research proves having a hysterectomy before 35, long thought of as “risk free,” QUADRUPLES a woman's risk of heart failure and increases risk of obesity
(Natural News) Studies reveal that a hysterectomy, the surgical removal of the woman’s uterus, increased the risk of congestive heart failure by four times and doubles the likelihood of coronary heart disease. The procedure to excise the uterus is considered a standard procedure for treating certain conditions in the regions such as fibroids and endometriosis. However, there is little research... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carla Cressy starts charity for endometriosis sufferers
Carla Cressy, 26, from Essex, suffers from frozen pelvis disease, a severe and rare side effect of endometriosis. Now she's launched 'Women With Endometriosis' to raise awareness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Model whose internal organs fused together starts charity
Carla Cressy, 26, from Essex, suffers from frozen pelvis disease, a severe and rare side effect of endometriosis. Now she's launched 'Women With Endometriosis' to raise awareness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brighton woman's endometriosis dismissed as 'period pain'
Sinead Smythe, 20, from Brighton, was finally diagnosed with the agonising condition in January 2016 after battling stomach cramps since she was 11. She feels she was not taken seriously. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman's endometriosis was dismissed as 'period pain'
Sinead Smythe, 20, from Brighton, was finally diagnosed with the agonising condition in January 2016 after battling stomach cramps since she was 11. She feels she was not taken seriously. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hysterectomies before 35 quadruple risk of heart failure
A cohort study by the Mayo Clinic has found evidence that the operation to remove the uterus - to treat endometriosis or fibroids - could have mortal implications decades later. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, January 2018
(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) ORNL story tips, Jan. 2018: study identifies microbes to diagnose endometriosis without surgery; brain-inspired device can quickly classify data; neutrons 'see' how water flows through fractured rock; new method could help with demand for electric vehicle charging stations; bio-based, shape-memory material could replace today's conductors; novel approach for studying material's magnetic behavior could boost quantum computing. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Pharmacologic Management of Endometriosis The Pharmacologic Management of Endometriosis
Review the various drug therapies for the treatment of endometriois in this overview.U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Causes and treatment of ovary pain
The ovaries are located on either side of the lower pelvis. Learn about the possible causes of ovary pain, including cysts and endometriosis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Karlie Wilkinson suffers endometriosis
Karlie Wilkinson was diagnosed with the debilitating disorder endometriosis  at the aged of 19 after suffering from unbearable chronic pain and intense abdominal cramping. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mel Greig opens up about her struggles with endometriosis
As the first National Action Plan for endometriosis was released this week, sufferer and Australian radio host, Mel Greig, spoke out to FEMAIL about the debilitating condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I begged doctors for a hysterectomy at the age of 28'
The pain of endometriosis has plagued Carrie-Mae Macmillan for most of her life. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cycle of pain
The pain of endometriosis has plagued Carrie-Mae Macmillan for most of her life. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shocking Image of Endometriosis Wins International Portrait Prize
Georgie Wileman's prize-winning portrait depicts the surgical scars that result from a lifetime of endometriosis - " the invisible disease " (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 30, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Helen Thomson, Contributor Source Type: news

Shocking Image Of Endometriosis Stands Out At International Portrait Prize Exhibition
Georgie Wileman's prize-winning portrait depicts the surgical scars that result from a lifetime of endometriosis - " the invisible disease " (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 30, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Helen Thomson, Contributor Source Type: news

Arkansas model suffers chronic condition that bloats belly
Kayla Vincent, 23-year-old model from Hiwasse, Arkansas, suffers from a chronic condition which makes her look nine months pregnant. She has an incurable disorder, endometriosis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Endometriosis (Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, and Prognosis)
Title: Endometriosis (Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, and Prognosis)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/8/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - November 8, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Advancing women's health through scientific mobility
A Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship grant has enabled an ambitious young French researcher to make important advances in identifying a possible genetic association between endometriosis (when tissue that normally grows inside the uterus grows outside) and a higher risk of developing melanoma, a skin cancer. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - November 8, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

AbbVie Receives U.S. FDA Priority Review for Investigational Oral Treatment Elagolix for the Management of Endometriosis with Associated Pain
FDA grants priority review to medicines it determines have potential to provide significant improvements in the safety and effectiveness of the treatment of a serious disease Priority designation shortens the review period from the standard 10 months to... Biopharmaceuticals AbbVie, Neurocrine Biosciences, elagolix, endometriosis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AbbVie Receives U.S. FDA Priority Review for Investigational Oral Treatment Elagolix for the Management of Endometriosis with Associated Pain
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), a research and development based global biopharmaceutical company in cooperation with Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - October 27, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

TV personality reveals how acupuncture and healthy diet saved her from a hysterectomy, early menopause
(Natural News) TV star and former model Alicia Douvall says that a combination of acupuncture, Chinese herbs and a healthy diet saved her from the crippling effects of endometriosis. The celebrity recently revealed that her battle with endometriosis had gotten so bad, doctors claimed the only option she had left was to undergo a hysterectomy... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alicia Douvall 'woke in pool of blood' with endometriosis
EXCLUSIVE: Former model Alicia, from London, suffered years of heavy, painful periods that left her suffering fatigue and depression. She is now pain-free after overhauling  her diet. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to cope with endometriosis
Dealing with endometriosis and its complications can be a struggle. We have compiled the best ways to cope with endometriosis and its related pain. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Manchester woman diagnoses herself with Lena Dunham's book
Amy Vreeke, 25, from Manchester, has suffered from pain since she was 12. But it wasn't until three years ago that the cause of her problems was found when doctors diagnosed her with endometriosis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Endometriosis Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Title: Endometriosis Quiz: Test Your Medical IQCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 3/2/2012 12:34:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2017 12:19:13 PM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - September 20, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Endometriosis and the gift of motherhood
When my first period came at age 13, it involved blood clots and extreme pain. I didn’t know what to expect or what was considered “normal,” but thankfully, my mother did. She recognized that my symptoms were unusual and immediately took me to see my pediatrician. I was first prescribed birth control pills, which seemed to help initially, but when my period remained heavy and painful, I was put on a different birth control pill that enabled me to have my period only four times a year. I thought my situation was normal – albeit uncomfortable and inconvenient. No one ever suggested that painful period...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - September 14, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Alice Hales Tags: Our Patients’ Stories Teen Health endometriosis Marc Laufer Source Type: news

Extended Breastfeeding May Help Ward Off Endometriosis Extended Breastfeeding May Help Ward Off Endometriosis
Women who nurse their babies are less likely to develop endometriosis, and the longer they breastfeed, the lower their risk, a new study shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

It usually takes over seven years before doctors diagnose women with this common condition
(Natural News) Despite being described as a relatively common condition, endometriosis — a disease that affects women’s reproductive systems —  is especially difficult to diagnose. On average, a proper diagnosis is given only seven and a half years after women first start experiencing symptoms, Independent.co.uk reported. Additionally, 40 percent of women with the condition had to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Endometriosis increases risk of complications during pregnancy and delivery
(Thomas Jefferson University) A new meta-analysis shows that pregnant women with endometriosis are at greater risk for a host of complications during pregnancy and at delivery, including preterm birth and cesarean section. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Extended breastfeeding may help ward off endometriosis
(Reuters Health) - Women who nurse their babies are less likely to develop endometriosis, and the longer they breastfeed, the lower their risk, a new study shows. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Breast-Feeding Linked to Lower Endometriosis Risk
Title: Breast-Feeding Linked to Lower Endometriosis RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/8/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/11/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - September 11, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Breast-Feeding Linked to Lower Endometriosis Risk
Hormonal changes may play a role, researchers say (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast-feeding linked to lower risk for endometriosis
Women who breast-fed at least one child appear to have a lower risk for developing endometriosis, new research suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast-Feeding Linked to Lower Endometriosis Risk
Hormonal changes may play a role, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breastfeeding, Endometriosis (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast-Feeding Linked to Lower Endometriosis Risk
FRIDAY, Sept. 8, 2017 -- Women who breast-fed at least one child appear to have a lower risk for developing endometriosis, new research suggests. Endometriosis is a chronic and often painful condition that occurs when the lining of the uterus grows... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 8, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

'Suspect endometriosis' in women with chronic pelvic pain
Health professionals should “suspect endometriosis” in women presenting with chronic pelvic pain, according to latest clinical guidance on the condition. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - September 8, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

GPs should suspect endometriosis in women with chronic pelvic pain
Delayed diagnosis is a significant problem that can worsen prognosis, warns NICE Related items fromOnMedica Ovarian cancer risk higher with endometriosis Endometriosis increases risk of miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy Endometriosis treatment 'unacceptable' (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - September 8, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Suspect endometriosis in women with chronic pelvic pain says NICE
Delayed diagnosis is a significant problem for women with endometriosis as new guidance aims to raise awareness amongst healthcare professionals. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 7, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

AbbVie Submits New Drug Application to U.S. FDA for Investigational Oral Treatment Elagolix for the Management of Endometriosis with Associated Pain
In clinical studies, elagolix demonstrated superiority compared to placebo in reducing three types of endometriosis-associated pain - daily menstrual pelvic pain, non-menstrual pelvic pain and painful intercourse Endometriosis affects an estimated one i... Biopharmaceuticals, FDA AbbVie, elagolix, endometriosis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Doctors issued with first guidance on endometriosis
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence have issued guidelines to UK doctors, for the first time, on the diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis.Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 6, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

'Listen to women': UK doctors issued with first guidance on endometriosis
Disease, which causes crippling pain and can lead to infertility, affects 176 million women worldwide and currently takes seven to eight years to diagnoseYears of pain, but no diagnosis: one woman ’s experience of endometriosisDoctors are being advised to listen to what women tell them about crippling pelvic and period pain and look out for the symptoms of endometriosis in a bid to speed up diagnosis of a disease that can wreck lives and careers.It takes an average of seven to eight years to be diagnosed with endometriosis, according to the first-ever guidance on managing a disease that affects one in 10 women from t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 6, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Endometriosis Health Society The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) NHS Women Sexual health Menstruation Source Type: news

AbbVie Submits New Drug Application to FDA for Investigational Oral Treatment Elagolix for the Management of Endometriosis with Associated Pain
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research and development based global biopharmaceutical company in cooperation with Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX), announced that it has submitted a New Drug... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - September 6, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Women are waiting 10 years for docs to spot endometriosis
Late diagnosis means women go years without treatment or pain relief. Patients also say they end up with an illness that is more difficult to treat (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Endometriosis: My life full of pain
One in 10 women has it, but getting help for endometriosis is a long and difficult journey for most. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Enteris BioPharma launches endometriosis trial with oral peptide delivery tech
Enteris BioPharma, a 24-person biotech based in Boonton, N.J., last month launched a trial of its oral leuprolide endometriosis therapy, Ovarest. Ovarest is the company’s most advanced internal candidate and represents Enteris’ attempt to overcome the challenges presented by the oral delivery of peptides, according to CEO Joel Tune. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Enteris BioPharma launches endometriosis trial with oral peptide delivery tech appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - September 5, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Pharmaceuticals Women's Health enterisbiopharma Source Type: news

Consider endometriosis even after normal test, NICE guidance urges GPs
GPs should not exclude the possibility of endometriosis in women with persistent symptoms even if initial tests and examination come back normal, according to the latest NICE guidance. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - September 5, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: 10.1 Women's Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Breast-feeding tied to lower risk of endometriosis diagnosis
A new study finds that women who breast-feed have a lower risk of being diagnosed with endometriosis, with longer duration conferring the lowest risk. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Breastfeeding reduces endometriosis' risk by up to 40%
Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital found breastfeeding for a total of three months or more across a woman's lifespan reduces her risk of developing the disorder by nearly 40 percent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast-Feeding May Lower Risk of Endometriosis
Women who nursed for a year or more had a 32 percent reduced risk for endometriosis. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Endometriosis Breastfeeding Pregnancy and Childbirth Menstruation Source Type: news