Women ’ s health at work is a UNISON priority says conference
Women’s health at work was a key focus of UNISON’s national women’s conference, held in Brighton last week. Delegates passed motions with a specific focus on reproductive health, including one that called on the union to investigate and report on the needs of women workers in relation to endometriosis, menopause and menstruation. Another motion called on the union to campaign for paid leave for pregnancy loss. During the debate, several speakers shared their experiences at work after suffering miscarriages. One delegate described her line manager as saying to her: “Why are you crying? It wasn’t a real baby, j...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 20, 2024 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article News 2024 women's conference Menopause Source Type: news

Psychiatric disorders and mortality due to external causes following diagnosis of endometriosis at young age: a longitudinal register-based cohort study in Finland - Rasp E, Saavalainen L, But A, Gissler M, H ärkki P, Heikinheimo O, Rönö K.
BACKGROUND: Endometriosis diagnosed in adults is associated with increased risk of various psychiatric disorders. However, little is known concerning psychiatric comorbidity and mortality due to external causes associated with endometriosis diagnosed at a ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

CBD-Infused Tampons Are Real
By Lucía Tedesco via El Planteo, adapted for Benzinga The use of CBD-infused tampons to treat menstrual pain has been the subject of study in a recent research paper. The project, which has already been published, and will also be in the March 2024 edition of the Journal of Endometriosis and…#lucíatedesco #elplanteo #uterinedisorders #valentinamilanova #hightimes #newproducts (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 11, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Role Does Nutrition Play in Endometriosis? What Role Does Nutrition Play in Endometriosis?
The role of nutrition in endometriosis is suggested by its influence on estrogenic activity and inflammatory processes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 1, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor won't take your pain seriously? These are the key words and phrases that'll make them sit up and listen…
Patients who experience 'medical gaslighting' describe being patronised, rebuked or told their problem was not that bad. Women with endometriosis are among those affected (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The simple scan available on the NHS that could end years of misery for women suffering from endometriosis - but too few patients are given the ultrasound test, say experts
Women suspected of suffering from the painful womb condition endometriosis are missing out on scans which could speed up diagnosis by years and spare them from surgery, experts say. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 27, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TVUS-linked endometriosis lowers live birth odds in first fertility treatment
Deep infiltrating endometriosis on transvaginal ultrasound (TVUS) decreases the chance for a live birth in women undergoing their first fertility treatment, according to Swedish research published January 19 in Fertility and Sterility. A team led by Sara Alson, MD, from Lund University in Malmö found that expectant mothers undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) or intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) treatment and who have endometriosis had a nearly 10% lower chance of a live birth compared with those without the disease. “Our results contradict those that suggest that IVF treatment can completely counter the nega...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 22, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Amerigo Allegretto Tags: Ultrasound Womens Imaging Source Type: news

TVUS-detected endometriosis lowers live birth odds in first fertility treatment
Deep infiltrating endometriosis on transvaginal ultrasound (TVUS) decreases the chance for a live birth in women undergoing their first fertility treatment, according to Swedish research published January 19 in Fertility and Sterility. A team led by Sara Alson, MD, from Lund University in Malmö found that expectant mothers undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) or intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) treatment and who have endometriosis had a nearly 10% lower chance of a live birth compared with those without the disease. “Our results contradict those that suggest that IVF treatment can completely counter the nega...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 22, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Amerigo Allegretto Tags: Ultrasound Womens Imaging Source Type: news

Endometriosis: Pain Catastrophizing Tied to Pain Disability Endometriosis: Pain Catastrophizing Tied to Pain Disability
In endometriosis, pain catastrophizing significantly affects pain disability, and vice versa, according to new research.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 12, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Source Type: news

France gives initial green light to endometriosis diagnostic test
The "Endotest" is already available in several other European countries, the biotech company behind it has said. French health authorities will allow early access to a saliva test for endometriosis as part of an innovation scheme as it collects more data on the test's effectiveness. The saliva…#ziwig #endotest #biotechcompanyziwig (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 9, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Advanced nursing practice for gynaecology and women ’s health
Royal College of Nursing - Gynaecology and women ’s health care has many sub-specialties, including hysteroscopy, general gynaecology, early pregnancy, emergency gynaecology, colposcopy, urogynaecology, menopause, endometriosis and gynaecology oncology. This publication has set out pathways for advanced nursing practice and advanced clinical pra ctice roles, which will enhance clinical care, the patient experience and enable progression career development for nurses.GuideMore detail (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - January 8, 2024 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Workforce and employment Source Type: news

MRI helps clinicians assess neural involvement in endometriosis
MRI helps clinicians assess the neural involvement in endometriosis and could help them prevent irreversible nerve damage and chronic sensorimotor neuropathy in women suffering from the condition, Cleveland Clinic researchers have reported.MRI findings regarding the state of pelvic nerves involved in endometriosis are key to planning treatment, wrote a group led by Ceylan Colak, MD. The team's review of MRI's role for this indication was published January 3 in RadioGraphics."Evidence of irreversible damage can … be seen at MRI, and radiologists should evaluate pelvic nerves that are commonly involved in endometriosis in ...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 4, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Kate Madden Yee Tags: MRI Womens Imaging Genitourinary Radiology Source Type: news

Women's health company Heranova Lifesciences launches with $13.5M
The company offers diagnostic tests and therapeutics to detect and treat endometriosis, female fertility and bacterial vaginosis. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 28, 2023 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Eleanor's lung collapsed at the start of every period: Then she discovered she has a type of endometriosis that affects thousands of women... without them realising it
Each month, Eleanor Kisby would develop a niggling sensation that grew to be a sharp pain in her right shoulder - and soon after she would find herself struggling to breathe. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Association between endometriosis and mental disorders including psychiatric disorders, suicide, and all-cause mortality -a nationwide population-based cohort study in Taiwan - Wang TM, Lee YL, Chung CH, Sun CA, Kang CY, Wu GJ, Chien WC.
This study aims to investigate the association between endometriosis and psychiatric health. METHODS: Utilizing the National ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news