Endometriosis

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.
What is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis describes a condition where deposits of womb lining or endometrium are found lying in areas of the body outside of the womb.

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Combined oral contraceptive pills do not appear to exacerbate macromastia-related symptoms

Combined oral contraceptive pills do not appear to exacerbate macromastia-related symptoms

What are the effects of heavy metals on the risk of endometriosis in reproductive-age women?

What are the effects of heavy metals on the risk of endometriosis in reproductive-age women?

Costly Chemicals; The Health and Economic Impact of 'Forever Chemicals'

Costly Chemicals; The Health and Economic Impact of 'Forever Chemicals'

Frequent aspirin use associated with lower ovarian cancer risk in people with multiple risk factors

Frequent aspirin use associated with lower ovarian cancer risk in people with multiple risk factors

PFAS exposure harms people's health and undermines America's economy

PFAS exposure harms people's health and undermines America's economy

Women a history of endometriosis may have greater stroke risk

Women a history of endometriosis may have greater stroke risk

Can COVID-19 vaccination cause menstrual bleeding changes?

Can COVID-19 vaccination cause menstrual bleeding changes?

First ever government-led Women's Health Strategy to benefit women and girls across England

First ever government-led Women's Health Strategy to benefit women and girls across England

Many individuals experience menstrual bleeding changes after SARS-CoV-2 vaccination

Many individuals experience menstrual bleeding changes after SARS-CoV-2 vaccination

Denied care for a dangerous infection because of past-due bills

Denied care for a dangerous infection because of past-due bills

Upended: How medical debt changed their lives

Upended: How medical debt changed their lives

Study describes one of the first entirely new drug delivery microencapsulation approaches in decades

Study describes one of the first entirely new drug delivery microencapsulation approaches in decades

Women with PCOS more likely to be diagnosed with additional medical conditions, study shows

Women with PCOS more likely to be diagnosed with additional medical conditions, study shows

Molecular target discovery opens new pathways for developing effective anti-angiogenic cancer therapy

Molecular target discovery opens new pathways for developing effective anti-angiogenic cancer therapy

The Future of Gynecological Conditions; Improving Attention, Understanding, and Treatment

The Future of Gynecological Conditions; Improving Attention, Understanding, and Treatment

Period Poverty in a Pandemic

Period Poverty in a Pandemic

New nanotechnology approach developed for the elimination of endometriosis lesions

New nanotechnology approach developed for the elimination of endometriosis lesions

Millions of people face a postcode lottery to access fertility freezing treatments

Millions of people face a postcode lottery to access fertility freezing treatments

Sonographers take 64% more time to scan for endometriosis than routine pelvic ultrasounds, study shows

Sonographers take 64% more time to scan for endometriosis than routine pelvic ultrasounds, study shows

NYU Langone Health appoints minimally invasive surgery expert as director of gynecology services

NYU Langone Health appoints minimally invasive surgery expert as director of gynecology services