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

Medical News Today: What causes vaginal cramps?
Vaginal cramps, or spasms, can occur for a variety of reasons. Most of the time, mild vaginal cramps are due to menstruation. Severe or recurring vaginal cramps may occur as a result of an underlying medical condition, such as endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease, or dyspareunia. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

AbbVie Prices New Endometriosis Drug At $10,000 a Year AbbVie Prices New Endometriosis Drug At $10,000 a Year
Drugmaker AbbVie Inc priced its new endometriosis drug Orilissa (elagolix) at around $10,000 a year after receiving approval from U.S. regulators for the treatment on Tuesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Childhood abuse linked to endometriosis risk
(Reuters Health) - Women who were abused as children may be more likely to develop endometriosis in adulthood, separate studies suggest. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA approves drug to control pain from endometriosis
The U.S. Food& Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for pain caused by endometriosis, a common gynecologic disorder. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Treatment For Endometriosis Pain Faced By 200 Million Women
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. (CBS Local) – The FDA has just approved a new treatment for a painful condition suffered by millions of women. Orilissa is an oral medication to help manage the severe menstrual pain caused by endometriosis, a condition where tissue in the lining of the uterus grows into other areas of the body and may require surgery. “Endometriosis is often characterized by chronic pelvic pain that can impact women’s daily activities,” Dr. Hugh S. Taylor from the Yale School of Medicine said in a press release. Drugmaker AbbVie added that the debilitating pain caused by this cond...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Endometriosis FDA Local TV Source Type: news

The FDA Approved the First New Endometriosis Treatment In a Decade
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday approved the first new treatment for endometriosis in more than a decade, the drug’s manufacturer announced. The drug, called Orilissa, will offer a new therapy to some of the roughly 176 million women worldwide who experience the painful gynecological condition, many of whom suffer for years before finding an adequate therapy. The oral medication will hit pharmacy shelves as soon as next month, according to a release from manufacturer AbbVie. Endometriosis, which affects about one in 10 women of reproductive age, occurs when tissue that typically lines the uterus gro...
Source: TIME: Health - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Source Type: news

New endometriosis drug approved by FDA
Elagolix (Orilissa) has been approved by the FDA to treat pain associated with endometriosis.WedMD (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 25, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

FDA Approves New Drug for Endometriosis Pain
FDA Approves New Drug for Endometriosis Pain (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA Approves New Drug for Endometriosis Pain
Title: FDA Approves New Drug for Endometriosis PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/25/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/25/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - July 25, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Novel Drug OK'd for Endometriosis Pain
(MedPage Today) -- Bone density loss is chief side effect (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - July 24, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

FDA Approves New Drug for Endometriosis Pain
The FDA has approved elagolix (Orilissa), to treat moderate to severe pain associated with endometriosis.It’s expected to be available in the United States next month. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Orilissa (elagolix) for the Management of Moderate to Severe Pain Associated with Endometriosis
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, in cooperation with Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX), announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - July 24, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Endometriosis: Five Things to Know Endometriosis: Five Things to Know
As one of the most common conditions affecting women, all clinicians should have an understanding of endometriosis and its effects on a woman's health. Start with these five key facts.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Article Source Type: news

Endometriosis: 5 Things to Know Endometriosis: 5 Things to Know
As one of the most common conditions affecting women, all clinicians should have an understanding of endometriosis and its effects on a woman's health. Start with these five key facts.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - July 24, 2018 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Article Source Type: news

AbbVie prices new endometriosis drug at $10,000 a year
Drugmaker AbbVie Inc priced its new endometriosis drug Orilissa at around $10,000 a year after receiving approval from U.S. regulators for the treatment on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA Clears Elagolix (Orilissa) for Endometriosis Pain FDA Clears Elagolix (Orilissa) for Endometriosis Pain
Elagolix is the first oral gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist specifically developed for the treatment of moderate to severe pain associated with endometriosis.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Alert Source Type: news

FDA approves new drug to treat endometriosis pain
The painful condition affects an estimated 1 in 10 women of reproductive age (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA approves new pill to reduce pain from endometriosis
US regulators approve new treatment for reducing pain from endometriosis, a common condition that can cause infertility (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about endometriosis during pregnancy
Many women with endometriosis are able to get pregnant and deliver healthy babies, but they may have a higher risk of some complications. Some women experience fewer endometriosis symptoms during pregnancy, while others find that their symptoms worsen. In this article, learn more about endometriosis during pregnancy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Study: Childhood abuse linked to greater risk of endometriosis
(Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center) A study of more than 60,000 women has found that sexual and physical abuse in childhood and adolescence is associated with a greater risk of laparoscopically-confirmed endometriosis diagnosed during adulthood. The study -- the largest of its kind -- found that women reporting severe-chronic abuse of multiple types had a 79 percent higher risk of laparoscopically-confirmed endometriosis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 17, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to expect after a laparoscopy for endometriosis
Endometriosis is a condition that occurs when tissue similar to the tissue that lines the uterus grows in other places in the body. While physical examinations and ultrasounds can sometimes find endometriosis, a laparoscopy is the only way to be sure a person has the disease. Learn about the procedure and recovery. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Maltreatment during childhood: a risk factor for the development of endometriosis? - Liebermann C, Kohl Schwartz AS, Charpidou T, Geraedts K, Rauchfuss M, W ölfler M, von Orelli S, Häberlin F, Eberhard M, Imesch P, Imthurn B, Leeners B.
STUDY QUESTION: Is maltreatment during childhood (MC), e.g. sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse and neglect, associated with diagnosis of endometriosis? SUMMARY ANSWER: Childhood sexual abuse, emotional abuse/neglect and inconsistency experiences... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Fatigue is an under-recognised symptom of endometriosis
Researchers at University Hospital Zurich say 50 per cent of women with endometriosis suffer from fatigue, compared with 22 per cent of those without the condition, and it raises their risk of depression. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatigue is underestimated symptom of endometriosis
Fatigue also linked to insomnia, depression, pain and occupational stress Related items fromOnMedica Polycystic ovarian syndrome Common treatments for infertility don ’t work MHRA tightens licence restrictions on valproate for women Midwifery training numbers to rise by 25% Early periods linked to heightened cardiovascular risk (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 27, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Women's health: 'Men are woefully ignorant'
Women who suffer from reproductive issues such as endometriosis and severe period pain talk about their debilitating effects. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why do I have two periods in a month?
While occasional changes in the menstrual cycle are not unusual, frequently experiencing two periods in a month may indicate an underlying medical issue. In this article, learn about the causes of a short menstrual cycle, including perimenopause, thyroid problems, and endometriosis. We also cover when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Red meat raises women ’s risk of endometriosis by more than 50%
Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Washington, found that unprocessed meats, such as steak, are more strongly linked to the condition than bacon. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘ This Is How I Save My Life ’ Excerpt From Amy B. Scher
Amy B. Scher’s “This Is How I Save My Life” is the true story of a fiery young woman diagnosed with late-stage, chronic Lyme disease whose journey takes her from near-death in California to a trip around the world in search of her ultimate salvation. This excerpt coincides with the book’s release in paperback from Gallery Books, an imprint CBS sister company Simon & Schuster. I am twenty-eight years old when I arrive in magnificent India. I am here with my parents, an updated vaccine record, and a visa, searching for something I cannot find at home: a cure. In a tiny hospital on the outskirts of...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Simon and Schuster Source Type: news

Two or more servings of red meat a week raises women ’s risk of endometriosis by more than 50%
Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Washington, found that unprocessed meats, such as steak, are more strongly linked to the condition than bacon. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Colorectal Endometriosis: Medical or Surgical Therapy? Colorectal Endometriosis: Medical or Surgical Therapy?
When endometriosis infiltrates the bowel, does medical or surgical therapy result in better quality of life?Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Viewpoint Source Type: news

Student, 22, in early 'menopause' due to injections to alleviate endometriosis symptoms
Katy Johnson, 22, from Aberdeen, was diagnosed with stage four endometriosis in January. She now has injections that will stop her ovulating for a year to give her ovaries 'a break'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Endometriosis Surgery Appears to Improve Women's Sexual Quality Of Life Laparoscopic Endometriosis Surgery Appears to Improve Women's Sexual Quality Of Life
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Investigational Oral Medication Promising for Endometriosis Pain Investigational Oral Medication Promising for Endometriosis Pain
Investigational oral agent, elagolix, shows promise for the treatment of endometriosis-related pain with good efficacy and safety data now out to 12 months in 2 extension studies; drug is awaiting approval.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

'I'm a hormonal mess but it's worth it'
Crippling endometriosis led Katy to voluntarily go into menopause to give her reproductive system a break. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause cramps and discharge?
This article looks at reasons for cramps and discharge along with treatment, prevention, and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Endometriosis and fertility
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How is endometriosis diagnosed? I?m 20 and have painful, heavy periods. Lately, I also have terrible lower back pain during my period. If it is endometriosis, how is it treated? I?m worried this could affect my fertility down the road. ANSWER: Endometriosis could be causing your symptoms, but other conditions can cause [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 5, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Are You Ignoring Endometriosis?
FRIDAY, May 25, 2018 -- Endometriosis is a painful condition affecting many women, yet often years pass before it's diagnosed. Tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus starts growing outside it, often affecting the ovaries, the bowel or... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Are You Ignoring Endometriosis?
Title: Are You Ignoring Endometriosis?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/25/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/25/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - May 25, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Endometriosis
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

#MayoClinicRadio podcast: 4/28/18
Listen:?Mayo Clinic Radio 4/28/18 On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast,?Dr. Joseph Dearani, chair of Cardiovascular Surgery at Mayo Clinic, discusses diagnosis and treatment of?congenital heart defects.?Also on the program,?Dr. Tatnai Burnett, a gynecologist at Mayo Clinic, explains endometriosis. And Dr. Jonathan Fillmore, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon at Mayo Clinic,?shares treatment options?for temporomandibular joint disorders. (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 30, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Dancer Julianne Hough's painful battle with endometriosis
While shooting a live episode of “Dancing With the Stars,”Julianne Hough felt sharp, stabbing pains in her pelvic area. She ’d felt similar pains before, but this time was different.“I was trying to be OK,” recalls the 29-year old dancer, choreographer and actress. “But the minute we cut to a... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

WATCH: Halsey says she will freeze her eggs at 23 because of endometriosis
The singer revealed she suffered a miscarriage and has decided to freeze her eggs in a new interview. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

After suffering a miscarriage, Halsey says she is freezing her eggs at 23
The singer opened up about her battle with endometriosis on "The Doctors." (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news