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  1. Endometriosis Treatment Danger

    March 19, 2002 -- A drug used to combat endometriosis may increase a woman's risk of developing ovarian cancer. Researchers have found that women taking danazol are three times more likely to get the disease than if they take an alternate drug. The team from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate Sch

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  2. Endometriosis Runs in Families

    Feb. 28, 2002 -- Doctors already suspected that endometriosis runs in families. Now, there's convincing new evidence to support the theory of a genetic link. Endometriosis is a condition in which uterine tissue grows outside the womb, attaching to various organs and ligaments in the abdominal cavity

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  3. No Periods, No Pain?

    Aug. 22, 2001 -- It was not cramping, Melanie says. It was constant pain -- the pain of endometriosis. With every monthly cycle, hormonal changes made it worse. "It got to be every day the pain was there," she tells WebMD. "I was so fatigued all the time. " But Melanie has relief at last, thanks to

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  4. Intermittent Use of Thyroid Hormone May Prevent Bone Loss in Endometriosis

    Nov. 16, 1999 (New York) -- Daily treatment with human parathyroid hormone (PTH) may help prevent bone loss due to hormone deficiencies in women with endometriosis, Boston researchers have found. The study involved young women with endometriosis who had reduced estrogen levels because of drugs they

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