Increased Oxidative Stress in Endometriosis may Be Linked to Higher Risk of Ovarian Cancer

Increased Oxidative Stress in Endometriosis may Be Linked to Higher Risk of Ovarian Cancer  - Ezio  Rosato By Ezio Rosato

Increased oxidative stress might contribute to higher risk of ovarian cancer in women with endometriosis, a new study found.


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Complexity of Urinary Tract Endometriosis: Highlights from a Review

Complexity of Urinary Tract Endometriosis: Highlights from a Review - Murat  Osman By Murat Osman

This review paper by Nezhat et al. offers a descriptive yet succinct overview of the recent understanding of the pathogenesis, presentation, diagnosis, and clinical management of urinary tract endometriosis.


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Endometriosis doubles the risk of sexual dysfunction

Endometriosis doubles the risk of sexual dysfunction  - Karime Kalil   Machado By Karime Kalil Machado

A statistically significant difference was present in all domains evaluated, including sexual desire, sexual arousal, pain during intercourse, orgasm and/or sexual satisfaction and overall sexual dysfunction.


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Diet & Endometriosis

Diet & Endometriosis - Asli Bahadirli  Talbott By Asli Bahadirli Talbott

In a recently published review paper in Ginekologia Polska, Jurkiewicz-Przondziono et al. have summarized their literature findings. Scientific evidence shows that diet and lifestyle may influence inflammation in the body, estrogen activity, menstrual cycle and prostaglandin metabolism. The team listed…


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Laparoscopic Hysterectomy as Effective as Total Abdominal Hysterectomy, Study Suggests

Laparoscopic Hysterectomy as Effective as Total Abdominal Hysterectomy, Study Suggests - Ezio  Rosato By Ezio Rosato

“A laparoscopic hysterectomy is an appropriate approach for the treatment of stage 1 endometrial cancer,” the authors concluded.


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Elagolix (ABT-620) for endometriosis pain?

Elagolix (ABT-620) for endometriosis pain? - Yu  Yu By Yu Yu

Elagolix is an active brain hormone antagonist (called gonadotropin-releasing hormone which is acting on ovaries) has just completed clinical trial for endometriosis-associated pain. The review article by Alessandro et al in Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics summarized the current research…


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Endometriosis Symptoms Often Go Unrecognized, Nationwide Survey Finds

Endometriosis Symptoms Often Go Unrecognized, Nationwide Survey Finds - Özge  Özkaya By Özge Özkaya

The findings indicated that almost half (42%) of the women surveyed did not know that painful intercourse could be a sign of endometriosis. Importantly, 20% of healthcare professionals rarely or never asked their patients about painful intercourse.


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Desogestrel Could Effectively Be Used to Reduce Endometriosis-Related Pain Following Surgery

Desogestrel Could Effectively Be Used to Reduce Endometriosis-Related Pain Following Surgery - Özge  Özkaya By Özge Özkaya

In order to test whether desogestrel is able to relieve endometriosis-related pain, researchers conducted a double-blind and randomized placebo-controlled trial (where neither the patients nor the clinician know who is getting the drug and who is getting a placebo), in…


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