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Endometriosis is a problem affecting a woman's uterus - the place where a baby grows when she's pregnant. Endometriosis is when the kind of tissue that normally lines the uterus grows somewhere else. It can grow on the ovaries, behind the uterus or on the bowels or bladder. Rarely, it grows in other parts of the body.
Newly expanded program at Rush offers relief from pelvic floor problems

Newly expanded program at Rush offers relief from pelvic floor problems

Compounds derived from hops may improve cognitive, other functions in metabolic syndrome patients

Compounds derived from hops may improve cognitive, other functions in metabolic syndrome patients

Research highlights decreasing trend in traditional hysterectomy

Research highlights decreasing trend in traditional hysterectomy

Women undergoing hysterectomy have risk of long-term disease, study shows

Women undergoing hysterectomy have risk of long-term disease, study shows

Study reveals the link between hysterectomy and increased chronic health risks

Study reveals the link between hysterectomy and increased chronic health risks

Study reveals the link between hysterectomy and increased chronic health risks

Study reveals the link between hysterectomy and increased chronic health risks

Cancer risk with birth control pills emerges again in latest study

Cancer risk with birth control pills emerges again in latest study

Study: Ovarian reserve tests do not appear to predict short-term chances of conception

Study: Ovarian reserve tests do not appear to predict short-term chances of conception

Pregnant women with endometriosis have greater risk for complications during pregnancy and delivery

Pregnant women with endometriosis have greater risk for complications during pregnancy and delivery

New guidelines explain how to reduce delays in endometriosis diagnosis

New guidelines explain how to reduce delays in endometriosis diagnosis

Breastfeeding linked to lower risk of endometriosis

Breastfeeding linked to lower risk of endometriosis

Culture of silence around vaginal bleeding poses threat to women's health

Culture of silence around vaginal bleeding poses threat to women's health

Despite a growing appetite, buffet-style flat-fee clinics shutter in Seattle

Despite a growing appetite, buffet-style flat-fee clinics shutter in Seattle

Age-old medical technique can help infertile couples achieve successful pregnancy

Age-old medical technique can help infertile couples achieve successful pregnancy

Women call for more studies to understand causes, find potential cure for endometriosis

Women call for more studies to understand causes, find potential cure for endometriosis

Scientists identify unusual mutations in endometriosis using gene sequencing tools

Scientists identify unusual mutations in endometriosis using gene sequencing tools

Scientists grow womb lining models that could shed light on early pregnancy events

Scientists grow womb lining models that could shed light on early pregnancy events

Miniature models of ‘womb lining’ could provide insights into early pregnancy and menstrual cycle

Miniature models of ‘womb lining’ could provide insights into early pregnancy and menstrual cycle

Northwestern scientists develop miniature personalized female reproductive system for testing drugs

Northwestern scientists develop miniature personalized female reproductive system for testing drugs

SLU scientist examines potential biomarkers for pain linked to debilitating health conditions

SLU scientist examines potential biomarkers for pain linked to debilitating health conditions