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  1. BLOATING is painful and uncomfortable, and can be caused by a number of things. Does endometriosis cause bloating? Does pelvic inflammatory disease cause it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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  2. Myovant Sciences has announced positive results for its second Phase 3 study into a medical treatment that may present an alternative to surgery for people with endometriosis. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
  3. Findings may inform new ways to diagnose condition that affects up to 10% of U.S. women. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
  4. Title: What Are the Early Signs of Endometriosis?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 5/12/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/12/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
  5. An injection of botulinum toxin A appears promising in patients for whom surgery and hormones have failed to stop pelvic pain associated with endometriosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)

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  6. So, I have the two appointments I’ve been waiting for, and I’m still waiting to hear about the blood results – on that score, no news should be good news – in my head at least. I have a bronchoscopy on 4th July at 8.15am to take a look down my nose, throat and trachea into the larger brachia of the lungs. I fully expect to be told that I was wasting their time and to go away – nicely of course. The breast surgery team – which seems like quite an assumption to me – will see me on the 19th July; so much for the two weeks ‘urgent’ appointment. I found it fascinating though that as soon as the appointments had been set much of my worry melted away, I was now in safe hands and whatever turns out to be the problem, it will now be sorted out. That’s not to say I’ll hand my b...
  7. While his friends were easing into retirement, Thomas D ’Hooghe MD, 55, was sleepless with excitement at the thought of reinventing himself by jumping from academia to pharma.   It is a move he would recommend to anyone. “It was the best thing I ever did,” says the Vice-President and Head Global Medical Affairs, Fertility at Merck, sitting down with me and sharing his thoughts about passion, purpose, leading people and making a difference.  Origins Working in healthcare was always in his blood. In high school it was never a question; D ’Hooghe would study medicine. It was an ideal way to combine his interests in science, languages, art and philosophy. He embraces discussions about the meaning of life, spirituality and religion and practices a combination of Christian and Budd...
  8. (Oregon State University) Scientists have developed a precise, nanotechnology-based treatment to alleviate the pain and fertility problems associated with endometriosis, a common gynecological condition in women of childbearing age. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
  9. TUESDAY, March 10, 2020 -- For girls, leanness and tallness during school age are associated with increased risks for endometriosis, but not adenomyosis, according to a study published online March 9 in the Annals of Human Biology. Julie Aarestrup,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)

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  10. TUESDAY, March 10, 2020 -- Taller and thinner girls are more likely to develop the often painful condition known as endometriosis, according to the results of a six-decade study. The findings could lead to earlier detection and treatment of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
  11. Study analysed data from more than 170,000 women born in Denmark between 1930 and 1996Girls who are tall and lean in childhood are more at risk of later developing endometriosis, research has found.Endometriosisis a painful, often debilitating, condition in which tissue similar to that found lining the womb is found elsewhere in the body, such as the bowel or ovaries. When it breaks down and bleeds, as it would in the womb, it can cause inflammation and pain. It is believed that up to 10% of women live with the condition, with some left infertile as a result.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
  12. Botulinum toxin injections into the vagina appears to relieve pain associated with endometriosis by relaxing the pelvic floor muscles, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
  13. MPs will hear the experiences of women with endometriosis as part of an inquiry into the condition. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)

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  14. Accomplished Biopharmaceutical and Drug Development Executive to Lead the Expansion of Enteris' External and Internal Development Programs BOONTON, N.J., Feb. 10, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Enteris BioPharma, Inc., a biotechnolog... Biopharmaceuticals, Drug Delivery, Personnel Enteris BioPharma, Peptelligence, Ovarest, leuprolide, endometriosis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
  15. (Natural News) The development of endometriosis, particularly the possible involvement of free radical-mediated oxidative damage in the peritoneal fluid, is of great interest to researchers. However, findings regarding this subject remain inconsistent. To address this, researchers from the Medical University of Lublin in Poland decided to investigate iron metabolism markers and their influence on oxidative stress parameters in the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
  16. (George Mason University) George Mason University College of Health and Human Services has received a $1.6M grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to study the link between endometriosis and endocrine disrupting chemicals. The study seeks to answer two questions: first whether levels of these endocrine disruptors inside the uterus are associated with endometriosis and, second, if these chemicals in endometrial tissue found outside the uterus are associated with the severity of the disorder. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
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  18. Painful periods are common around the world but, with treatment, should not cause a teenager to miss school, sports or social outings. (Source: NYT Health)

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  19. THC, the psychoactive ingredient of cannabis, improved symptoms associated with the inflammatory disease in a mouse model. (Source: The Scientist)
  20. This report describes a case of heterotopic endometriosis in the inguinal region. What diagnostic and therapeutic strategies are effective for this benign tumor?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)

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