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  1. (eLife) Initial results from treating endometriosis in mice with cannabinoids suggest they can alleviate some symptoms of the disease, according to a new study in the open-access journal eLife. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)

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  2. While the progestin dienogest is effective in treating symptomatic endometriosis, this case review indicates it may increase the risk of malignant transformation of ovarian endometriomas.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
  3. The disorder can be mistaken for other problems like endometriosis. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
  4. The disorder — which causes intense cramps, painful sex, fertility issues and more — can be mistaken for other problems like endometriosis. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
  5.   The promise of real-world Evidence (RWE) to offer a cost-effective way to help drive transformations in healthcare and drug development is dependent on significant improvements being made in the way real-world data (RWD) is collected and developed into robust evidence.  Challenges include limited access to databases, incomplete data and problems dealing with the enormous volume of data generated on a daily basis. Much time is spent on acquisition, cleansing, integration, standardisation and encryption, as well as analysis and extraction of insights.  This is where closer collaboration between pharma and academia can help. The two can do a lot more to foster stronger ties and more fruitful cross-sector collaborations, says Thomas D ’Hooghe VP and head of global medical affairs fer...
  6. Noninvasive diagnostic methods and novel treatments are on the horizon for this debilitating and painful condition.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)

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  7. Using ultrasound in combination with endometrial biopsy results and clinical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI helps predict outcomes of endometriosis surgery PET/CT makes case for directing cervical cancer treatment Contrast ultrasound identifies early cervical cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
  8. Rachel Berwick, 28, from Warrington, had the gory makeup painted on her by fellow sufferer Andrea Baines. The women said their lives have been hugely impacted by endometriosis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
  9. (CNN) — Google users in the United States had a lot of questions about blood pressure, the keto diet and hiccups in 2019. Those topics were among the 10 most-searched health-related questions on the search engine this year, according to new data from Google. The list was based on search terms collected between January and early December. Last year, the top health-related questions Googled by people in the US included what is amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, what is endometriosis and how long does weed stay in your urine. In 2017, what is lupus, how long does the flu last and what causes hiccups were some of the health-related questions that had internet surfers turning to Google. For 2019, here are the top 10 health-related questions people Googled — along with the answer...
  10. A drug normally used to treat cancer may help reduce painful symptoms of endometriosis, according to a study published in theProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.Speciality Medial Dialogues (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
  11. Jade Spargo, from Truro, Cornwall, has suffered from adenomyosis and endometriosis since the age of 16. The conditions left her bed-bound whenever she was on her period. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

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  12. (NICM Health Research Institute, Western Sydney University) A new study published today in Journal of Obstetrics Gynaecology Canada has found one in eight Australian women with endometriosis use cannabis to alleviate pain and other symptoms, rating the plant based medicine as the most effective way to self-manage the disorder. Researchers from NICM Health Research Institute, Western Sydney University and UNSW Sydney surveyed 484 Australian women with endometriosis between the ages of 18 and 45 to determine the types of strategies they used to self-manage symptoms. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
  13. Elagolix, used to treat endometriosis pain, suppresses but does not consistently inhibit ovulation and therefore may not be suitable as a contraceptive, according to a study published inThe Journal of Endocrinology& Metabolism.Endocrinology Advisor (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
  14. Chanelle Urquhart, a bartender who lives in Hull, has endometriosis, an agonising condition where tissue similar to the lining of the womb starts to grow in other places. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
  15. Amelia Veitch, from Essex, suffers from endometriosis, which occurs when cells in the lining of the womb grow outside the uterus. It causes her immense pain and severe bloating. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
  16. Michelle Avery travelled to Ottawa to see a specialized surgeon this summer because there are no doctors in Nova Scotia who treat the most difficult endometriosis cases. Now, she says she's preparing to move there for good. (Source: CBC | Health)

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  17. Most women experience the menopause between the ages of 45 and 55 – in other words, while they’re working. Given that women make up more than 70% of UNISON’s 1.3 million members, it’s clearly a workplace issue and therefore a union issue that we should be leading the way on. The menopause is a natural transition stage in most women’s lives, usually lasting between four and eight years, although it can be longer. It’s primarily marked by hormonal changes and the end of periods, which can also trigger a wide range of physical and psychological symptoms. The menopause can also occur earlier for medical reasons and it also affects trans, non-binary and intersex people. In the workplace, the impacts can be exacerbated for disabled women by their disability and, for Black women, by r...
  18. Most women experience the menopause between the ages of 45 and 55 – in other words, while they’re working. Given that women make up more than 70% of UNISON’s 1.3 million members, it’s clearly a workplace issue and therefore a union issue that we should be leading the way on. The menopause is a natural transition stage in most women’s lives, usually lasting between four and eight years, although it can be longer. It’s primarily marked by hormonal changes and the end of periods, which can also trigger a wide range of physical and psychological symptoms. The menopause can also occur earlier for medical reasons and it also affects trans, non-binary and intersex people. In the workplace, the impacts can be exacerbated for disabled women by their disability and, for Black women, by r...
  19. Most women experience the menopause between the ages of 45 and 55 – in other words, while they’re working. Given that women make up more than 70% of UNISON’s 1.3 million members, it’s clearly a workplace issue and therefore a union issue that we should be leading the way on. The menopause is a natural transition stage in most women’s lives, usually lasting between four and eight years, although it can be longer. It’s primarily marked by hormonal changes and the end of periods, which can also trigger a wide range of physical and psychological symptoms. The menopause can also occur earlier for medical reasons and it also affects trans, non-binary and intersex people. In the workplace, the impacts can be exacerbated for disabled women by their disability and, for Black women, by r...
  20. Experts explain why sex hurts for many people with endo and share tips to make it more pleasurable. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)

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