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Hormonal Contraceptives and the Risk of Breast Cancer

Hormonal Contraceptives and the Risk of Breast Cancer - Kasthuri   Nair By Kasthuri Nair

A Danish study reported that hormonal contraceptive use can increase a woman's risk for breast cancer, especially if it is used for a prolonged period of time.


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EFA Medical Conference 2017: "Fertility Preservation to BRCA Mutations" Presentation by Dr. Kutluk Oktay

EFA Medical Conference 2017: By Kasthuri Nair

Dr. Kutluk Oktay from the Yale University School of Medicine discussed the molecular mechanisms that cause aging within the ovaries, which ultimately leads to a decrease in fertility.


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Effects of osteopathic manipulative therapy in patients with colorectal endometriosis

Effects of  osteopathic manipulative therapy in patients with colorectal endometriosis - Laura  Ardighieri By Laura Ardighieri

Colorectal endometriosis represents one of the most common and severe forms of deep infiltrating endometriosis


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Endometriosis-related Mitochondrial DNA Control Region Polymorphisms Found in Brazil

Endometriosis-related Mitochondrial DNA Control Region Polymorphisms Found in Brazil - Kasthuri   Nair By Kasthuri Nair

"Certain mitochondrial DNA control region polymorphisms are altered in endometriosis," a Brasilian study found.


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Short-term effects of dienogest on ovarian endometriomas

Short-term effects of dienogest on ovarian endometriomas - Murat  Osman By Murat Osman

Histopathologic evaluation of ovarian endometriotic cysts treated with progestin therapy


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Stress affects endometriosis negatively

Stress affects endometriosis negatively - Demet Candaş   Green By Demet Candaş Green

In a rat model of endometriosis, stress was shown to increase the severity of endometriosis, potentially by affecting the immune and nervous systems.


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Retinoic Acid and Beclin1 Play an Opposite Role in Endometriosis Development

Retinoic Acid and Beclin1 Play an Opposite Role in Endometriosis Development - Kasthuri   Nair By Kasthuri Nair

Retinoic Acid has been found to decrease cell growth and increase autophagy, whereas decreased expression of Beclin1 has a contrary effect.


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Quality of Life in Women with Endometriosis

Quality of Life in Women with Endometriosis - Murat  Osman By Murat Osman

Impact of endometriosis on Quality of Life (QoL) and general well-being.


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How to identify an Expert Centers for Colorectal Endometriosis Surgery

How to identify an Expert Centers for Colorectal Endometriosis Surgery - Özge  Özkaya By Özge Özkaya

To be defined as "expert" without increasing the risk of surgery-related complications, a center should perform 20 endometriosis operations per year.


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Investigational Medical Therapies for Endometriosis: Current Data and Future Trends. 

Investigational Medical Therapies for Endometriosis: Current Data and Future Trends.  - Dr. Youngran   Park By Dr. Youngran Park

The Safety and Efficacy of Investigational Hormonal and Non-Hormonal Medical Therapies for Endometriosis


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Endometriosis early pointers

Endometriosis early pointers - Yu  Yu By Yu Yu

Earlier diagnosis of endometriosis


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EFA Medical Conference 2017: "Hormone and Cytokine Sensitivity in Endometriosis" Presentation by Dr. Robert Taylor

EFA Medical Conference 2017: By Kasthuri Nair

Dr. Robert Taylor discussed a hormone-based mechanism for endometriosis disease progression and listed various drugs that could target this signaling pathway.


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Surgical treatment is an excellent option for women with endometriosis and infertility.

Surgical treatment is an excellent option for women with endometriosis and infertility. - Murat  Osman By Murat Osman

Surgical management of endometriosis is excellent option for endometriosis and infertility


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EFA Medical Conference 2017: “Literature Review, Our Data, and Case Presentations” by Dr. Karli Goldstein

EFA Medical Conference 2017: “Literature Review, Our Data, and Case Presentations” by Dr. Karli Goldstein - Özge  Özkaya By Özge Özkaya

Dr. Goldstein talked about the possible relationship between endometriosis and breast cancer.


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Gestational diabetes risk in women with endometriosis

Gestational diabetes risk in women with endometriosis - Demet Candaş   Green By Demet Candaş Green

A systematic review was performed to determine whether there is an increased risk of gestational diabetes in pregnant women with endometriosis.


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EFA Medical Conference 2017: "NIH Funding - Present and Future" Presentation by Dr. Lisa Halvorson

EFA Medical Conference 2017: By Kasthuri Nair

Dr. Lisa Halvorson discusses the history and organization of the NIH while highlighting key sources of funding for research projects.


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Increased Period Pain in Endometriosis Is Linked to Estrogen

Increased Period Pain in Endometriosis Is Linked to Estrogen - Özge  Özkaya By Özge Özkaya

Researchers in China shed light on the biological mechanism of how estrogen may lead to increased period pain in endometriosis.


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Autophagy in endometriosis: Friend or foe?  

Autophagy in endometriosis: Friend or foe?   - Dr. Youngran   Park By Dr. Youngran Park

The Relationship of Autophagy and Endometriosis is still Puzzling.


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