Obstetrics & gynaecology

Scientists report new endometriosis findings

Endometriosis is a disease that affects 10 to 15 percent of all reproductive-aged women. Although no cure has been found, researchers seek to determine why some women develop endometriosis and in order to develop effective ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Identifying barriers to care for women with endometriosis

Women face a multitude of barriers to receiving quality care for endometriosis, a chronic, often painful disease that affects approximately 10% of reproductive-age women, an estimated 200 million women and teens worldwide.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Childhood abuse linked to greater risk of endometriosis, study finds

Endometriosis, a painful condition that affects one in 10 reproductive-age women in the U.S., has been linked to childhood physical and sexual abuse, according to findings published today in the journal Human Reproduction.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Are you ignoring endometriosis?

(HealthDay)—Endometriosis is a painful condition affecting many women, yet often years pass before it's diagnosed.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Pelvic pain a major issue for women nearing mid-life, research reveals

Many women nearing mid-life suffer some form of pelvic pain like period pain, or pain with sex however, pregnancy and childbirth appears to offer some protection, latest findings from the University of Otago's Dunedin Multidisciplinary ...

Medications

Should doctors recommend acupuncture for pain?

Some see acupuncture as a safe alternative to drugs, while others argue there's no convincing evidence of clinical benefit and potential for harm. So should doctors recommend acupuncture for pain? Experts debate the issue ...

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