Tag Archives: endometriosis

New podcast covers pelvic pain, endometriosis and fertility

Endometriosis affects about 7 million women in the United States. It impacts the fertility of reproductive-age women, and can cause back and pelvic pain. In our latest podcast, Dr. Alan Martinez discusses the many contraception choices available, the right way … Continue reading

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Nanoparticles help locate, remove endometriosis lesions

Scientists have developed a new nanotechnology approach for locating and removing the painful and dangerous lesions associated with endometriosis, a common gynecological condition in women of childbearing age. The research, led by Oleh Taratula of the Oregon State University College … Continue reading

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Obesity may increase risk of some female reproductive disorders

Obesity is associated with an increased risk of developing female reproductive disorders, though the roles and mechanisms of obesity in reproductive conditions are unclear. A study publishing in PLOS Medicine by Samvida Venkatesh at University of Oxford, United Kingdom and colleagues suggests … Continue reading

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Scientist wants to ‘reinvent the uterus’

“Bioengineer Linda Griffith once grew a human ear on the back of a mouse. Now she is reframing endometriosis – a ‘women’s disease’ – as a key to unlocking some of biology’s greatest secrets.” So begins an article in the … Continue reading

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Join RSCNJ in supporting women with endometriosis

Endometriosis Awareness takes place around the world during the month of March to bring attention to a disease that affects around 176 million women globally. Endometriosis is a painful condition where the cells of the uterine lining (endometrium), which shed during … Continue reading

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Scientists discover possible target for treating endometriosis

Michigan State University researchers have identified a potential genetic target for treating an especially painful and invasive form of endometriosis that often leads to infertility. Their study, published in Cell Reports, could lead to better treatments for women suffering from severe … Continue reading

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Researchers use nanotechnology to develop new treatment for endometriosis

Scientists have developed a precise, nanotechnology-based treatment to alleviate the pain and fertility problems associated with endometriosis, a common gynecological condition in women of childbearing age. Research led by Oleh Taratula of the Oregon State University College of Pharmacy and … Continue reading

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March is Endometriosis Awareness Month—are you aware of laser ablation?

Every March, the nation recognizes Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis is a condition where endometrial tissue, which normally lines the inside of the uterus, grows outside of the uterus. The tissue then attaches to other organs in the abdominal cavity, such … Continue reading

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Endometriosis Awareness 2020—around the world!

Endometriosis Awareness takes place across the globe during the month of March (and beyond) with a mission to raise awareness of a disease which affects an estimated 200 million women worldwide. See what’s happening around the world at endometrious.org. And … Continue reading

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How did Endometriosis Awareness Month begin? Five fast facts

Each March, millions worldwide observe Endometriosis Awareness Month in recognition of the estimated 176 million women suffering from the disease. But how and where did it all begin? For those answers, the Endometriosis Foundation of America did a little digging, … Continue reading

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