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  1. Rheumatoid arthritis causes many symptoms, including joint pain and stiffness. In women, symptoms often start to appear between the ages of 30 and 50. Hormonal factors and other conditions, such as endometriosis, can increase the risk of the disease. Learn more about the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis in women here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

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  2. Together with excision of Endometriosis treatment, Orilissa, medication for Endometriosis pain relief, may assist with recurrence of Endometriosis and pain management.(PRWeb September 04, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/womens_excellence_examines_new_fda_approved_orilissa_as_part_of_a_multidisciplinary_treatment_approach_to_endometriosis_in_conjunction_with_excision_of_endometriosis/prweb15735317.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
  3. Surgery and its associated complications can be avoided in endometriosis treatment by using a new procedure to drain ovarian cysts, according to research published inRadiology.Independent (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
  4. South Korean researchers found that by replacing an interventional needle with...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: USPSTF again nixes screening for ovarian cancer Women with endometriosis have higher heart disease risk Ultrasound should be 1st choice for female pelvic imaging The Practice of Ultrasound: Part 4 -- Female pelvic ultrasound Rigorous investigation using MRI can prove crucial for endometriosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
  5. A variety of factors and underlying conditions can cause cramps outside of a person's regular period. These include irritable bowel syndrome, endometriosis, and pelvic inflammatory disease. In this article, learn more about the possible causes and their additional symptoms, as well as when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
  6. Syl Freedman's petition for an endometriosis drug went viral - then she helped to change policy. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)

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  7. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
  8. The actress has spoken candidly about her struggles with infertility for years, and revealed in a new interview that she was diagnosed with a certain type of endometriosis known as adenomyosis. (Source: ABC News: Health)
  9. Although a person's monthly periods stop after they have been through menopause, they may still sometimes experience abdominal cramping. These cramps are usually nothing serious, but can sometimes be a sign of an underlying medical condition, such as uterine fibroids, endometriosis, or cancer. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
  10. GnRH Antagonist Orilissa OK ’d for Moderate to Severe Endometriosis Pain Endometriosis is a common gynecologic disorder associated with chronic pelvic pain in women. The FDA has now approved AbbVie’s Orilissa (elagolix), the first oral... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
  11. Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) said yesterday that a US International Trade Commission Administrative Law Judge ruled in their favor in an investigation into a patent infringement complaint filed against Fujifilm Holdings (TSE:4901). Marlborough, Mass.-based Hologic said the complaint was related to x-ray mammography with tomosynthesis and other related mammography tech found in its Selenia Dimensions and 3Dimensions systems. The judge ruled that Fujifilm infringed on all of the patents brought to trial and rejected Fujifilm’s defense against the patents, according to a Hologic press release. The judge also recommended an exclusion order to prevent further importation into the US and a cease-and-desist order to prevent sale and marketing in the US. Hologic said that a final ruling from the IT...

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  12. A federal court jury last week awarded Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) nearly $5 million in damages in a patent infringement lawsuit brought over their respective endometriosis devices. Hologic’s NovaSure ablation device, acquired with the 2007 buyout of Cytyc (which acquired NovaSure developer Novacept in 2004), competes with Minerva’s Aurora device. Hologic sued Minerva in November 2015 in the U.S. District Court for Delaware, alleging infringement of a pair of patents after Novacept CEO Csaba Truckai founded Minerva in 2008. (Minerva sued Hologic for patent infringement in April 2017 in a California federal court; that case is still under way after being transferred to the Delaware court in February, according to court documents.) The jury in Delaware returned a verdict July 27 in favo...
  13. For the first time in over a decade, the Food and Drug Administration approve an oral drug specifically designed for endometriosis pain. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
  14. Vaginal cramps, or spasms, can occur for a variety of reasons. Most of the time, mild vaginal cramps are due to menstruation. Severe or recurring vaginal cramps may occur as a result of an underlying medical condition, such as endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease, or dyspareunia. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
  15. Drugmaker AbbVie Inc priced its new endometriosis drug Orilissa (elagolix) at around $10,000 a year after receiving approval from U.S. regulators for the treatment on Tuesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
  16. (Reuters Health) - Women who were abused as children may be more likely to develop endometriosis in adulthood, separate studies suggest. (Source: Reuters: Health)

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  17. The U.S. Food& Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for pain caused by endometriosis, a common gynecologic disorder. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
  18. NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. (CBS Local) – The FDA has just approved a new treatment for a painful condition suffered by millions of women. Orilissa is an oral medication to help manage the severe menstrual pain caused by endometriosis, a condition where tissue in the lining of the uterus grows into other areas of the body and may require surgery. “Endometriosis is often characterized by chronic pelvic pain that can impact women’s daily activities,” Dr. Hugh S. Taylor from the Yale School of Medicine said in a press release. Drugmaker AbbVie added that the debilitating pain caused by this condition affects one in 10 women and can sometimes go undiagnosed for up to a decade. Michelle Kinney, whose had surgery three times for the severe period pains, told Business Insider t...
  19. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday approved the first new treatment for endometriosis in more than a decade, the drug’s manufacturer announced. The drug, called Orilissa, will offer a new therapy to some of the roughly 176 million women worldwide who experience the painful gynecological condition, many of whom suffer for years before finding an adequate therapy. The oral medication will hit pharmacy shelves as soon as next month, according to a release from manufacturer AbbVie. Endometriosis, which affects about one in 10 women of reproductive age, occurs when tissue that typically lines the uterus grows outside of it, according to the Mayo Clinic. This growth can result in debilitating pain, particularly around a woman’s menstrual cycle or during sex, and may al...
  20. Elagolix (Orilissa) has been approved by the FDA to treat pain associated with endometriosis.WedMD (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
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