Endometriosis as a Barrier to Fertility

Endometriosis as a Barrier to Fertility - Murat  Osman By Murat Osman

"Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica (AOGS)" June 2017 issue aims to emphasize the effects of endometriosis on women's reproductive health


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TFF3 May Be Involved in Endometriosis Research Suggests

TFF3 May Be Involved in Endometriosis Research Suggests - Özge  Özkaya By Özge Özkaya

They found that the levels of local TFF3 in the mice were significantly elevated up to four weeks after transplantation (corresponding to early endometriosis). This increase also matched to an increase in the weight of the animals’ spleen, which is…


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A Cholesterol-Lowering Drug and an Anticancer Drug May Be Alternative Treatments Against Endometriosis

A Cholesterol-Lowering Drug and an Anticancer Drug May Be Alternative Treatments Against Endometriosis - Özge  Özkaya By Özge Özkaya

When the researchers analyzed the thickness of endometrial tissue and the volume of the uterus, they saw that these were also more significantly reduced in the rats treated with rosuvastatin compared to those treated with dienogest.


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Endometriosis Micrometastasis

Endometriosis Micrometastasis - Yu  Yu By Yu Yu

Endometriosis micrometastasis may explain the broad spectrum of non-pelvic symptoms experienced by women with endometriosis, such as nonpelvic pain, fatigue, malaise, eating disorders, anthropometric variation, endocrine and metabolic dysfunction, immunologic defects, and sociopsychological issues that impair their quality of life


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Endometriosis Reduces Chance of Having a Baby Even with Assisted Reproduction, Study Shows

Endometriosis Reduces Chance of Having a Baby Even with Assisted Reproduction, Study Shows - Özge  Özkaya By Özge Özkaya

The results showed that 99 women who became pregnant using fresh embryo transfer miscarried (corresponding to 16.8% of all 588 women) while 489 women (83.2%) gave birth to a baby.


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Scientists Grow Miniature Model of Human Endometrium in the Laboratory

Scientists Grow Miniature Model of Human Endometrium in the Laboratory - Özge  Özkaya By Özge Özkaya

“Single cells from both endometrium and decidua (the name given to the endometrium during pregnancy) can generate a fully functional organoid,” the researchers wrote.


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How rats can help improve colon endometriosis treatment in humans

How rats can help improve colon endometriosis treatment in humans - Demet Candaş   Green By Demet Candaş Green

An experimental rat model was developed for the first time to study human colon endometriosis


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More than Four Years Pass Before Endometriosis is Diagnosed After Symptoms First Appear

More than Four Years Pass Before Endometriosis is Diagnosed After Symptoms First Appear - Özge  Özkaya By Özge Özkaya

The time from the symptoms first appearing to women first being seen by a physician was also shorter among women who sought medical care due to symptoms rather than as a result of routine care.


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Platelets Promote the Development of Endometriosis

Platelets Promote the Development of Endometriosis - Yu  Yu By Yu Yu

Blood clotting, tissue repair, and inflammation are important aspects that can all be related to platelets driven endometriosis pathogenesis. Since platelets can often release many factors during tissue repair processes, it is difficult to pin down exactly the mechanisms of…


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Women with Endometriosis Undergoing Surgery Often Require Further Treatment

Women with Endometriosis Undergoing Surgery Often Require Further Treatment - Ezio  Rosato By Ezio Rosato

Recurrence of endometriosis is common even in women who underwent surgery, a new study confirmed. This suggests that women with endometriosis should be closely followed up even after treatment with surgery.


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Mutations Associated with Cancer Were Identified in "Endometriosis without Cancer"

Mutations Associated with Cancer Were Identified in By Özge Özkaya

This discovery can help scientists better understand how endometriosis develops, clarify the differences between different subtypes, and may lead to better treatments in the future.


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Unexpected "cancer-related" mutations in "non-cancerous" endometriosis: Do they predict aggressiveness?

Unexpected By Laura Ardighieri

A collaborative study supported by Endometriosis Foundation of America, have identified the molecular alterations of deep infiltrating endometriosis trough a wide protein coding genetic-alphabet order study. Molecular alterations, specifically cancer-related gene mutations, have been identified.


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Does laparoscopic excision or laparoscopic ablation offer the best long-term pain relief from endometriosis?

Does laparoscopic excision or laparoscopic ablation offer the best long-term pain relief from endometriosis? - Murat  Osman By Murat Osman

Does laparoscopic excision or laparoscopic ablation offer the best long-term pain relief from endometriosis- A Meta-analysis


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Hypoxia induces molecular pathways favoring survival of endometriosis

Hypoxia induces molecular pathways favoring survival of endometriosis - Laura  Ardighieri By Laura Ardighieri

Hypoxia is a condition characterized by low levels of oxygen that typically occurs in endometriotic lesions; hypoxia induces intracellular pathways that favor the survival of endometriosis.


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Ultrasound Ablation to Treat Endometriosis

Ultrasound Ablation to Treat Endometriosis - Murat  Osman By Murat Osman

High-intensity focused ultrasound as an ablation technique to treat endometriosis


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MPO not a Good Biomarker for Endometriosis, Research Suggests

MPO not a Good Biomarker for Endometriosis, Research Suggests  - Özge  Özkaya By Özge Özkaya

A biomarker is a molecule naturally occurring in the body, which can be an indicator of health or disease.


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New Molecular Targets for the Treatment of Endometriosis-Associated Pain

New Molecular Targets for the Treatment of Endometriosis-Associated Pain - Ezio  Rosato By Ezio Rosato

The study identifies potential new targets for alleviating chronic pelvic pain that afflicts many women with endometriosis.


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Women with Endometriosis May Require Additional Care During Pregnancy and Labour

Women with Endometriosis May Require Additional Care During Pregnancy and Labour - Özge  Özkaya By Özge Özkaya

The researchers compared the pregnancy outcome of these women with the pregnancy outcome of 300 women who were not diagnosed with endometriosis.


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