Analogous pathways of peritoneal tumor wound healing and endometriosis.

Analogous pathways of  peritoneal tumor wound healing and endometriosis. By Selma Oransay

Endometriosis, diagnosed around 10-15% of women population in their reproductive period, is a chronically progressive inflammatory disease to cause peritoneal lesions while spreading into the abdominal cavity. The pathophysiology of the adhesions between the peritoneum and pelvic organs can be…

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A new hope for a "targeted" drug for endometriosis

A new hope for a By Selma Oransay

Lin et al. from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, recently published in"Theranostics" the article entitled "Targeting Anthrax Toxin Receptor 2 Ameliorates Endometriosis Progression”,  report that ANTRX2 may be a novel therapeutic target for endometriosis. Thinking that the adhesion should be the first and the…

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Research Sheds Light Onto Molecular Mechanism of Endometriosis

Research Sheds Light Onto Molecular Mechanism of Endometriosis By Özge Özkaya

A cell signaling molecule called transforming growth factor β 1 or TGF-β1 is involved in the development of endometriosis, a new study found. A better understanding of the molecular events associated with the development of this disease could help scientists…

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