- Is Your Pelvic Pain a Sign of Endometriosis?
September 12, 2019 — Women are most likely to develop endometriosis between the ages of 25 and 50, and it may contribute to reduced fertility. Left untreated for years, endometriosis can result in debilitating nerve pain.
- FDA Approves New Drug for Endometriosis Pain
July 24, 2018 — The FDA has approved elagolix (Orilissa), to treat moderate to severe pain associated with endometriosis.It’s expected to be available in the United States next month.
- Sunscreen Ingredient Linked to Endometriosis
May 11, 2012 — Certain chemicals that are widely used in sunscreens and other products because they protect against UV light are associated with an increased risk of developing the gynecological condition endometriosis, a new study shows.
- New Genes Linked to Endometriosis
December 12, 2010 — Women with one of two genetic variants may be more likely to develop endometriosis, according to a new study that may offer new clues about the cause of the mysterious condition.
- LUNA No Help for Pelvic Pain
September 1, 2009 — The LUNA procedure -- minimally invasive surgery to cut pelvic nerves -- gives women no relief from any type of pelvic pain, a large U.K. trial finds.
- Migraines Linked to Endometriosis in Women
October 29, 2004 — Women with endometriosis may be more prone to developing migraine headaches, according to a new study.
- Breast Cancer Drug May Ease Endometriosis
February 13, 2004 — A drug used to help prevent breast cancer from coming back may also ease the pain and suffering of endometriosis in women who can't get relief from other treatments.
- Pill Can Relieve Endometriosis Pain
September 15, 2003 — Early this month the FDA approved an extended-cycle birth control pill that reduces periods to just four per year. Now comes word that using the pill to eliminate menstrual cycles altogether can be an effective endometriosis treatment.
- Endometriosis Ups Risk of Other Cancers
July 2, 2003 — Endometriosis can raise a women's risk of four types of cancers, but it can also lower the risk of cervical cancer.
- New Endometriosis-Infertility Link Found
June 18, 2003 — Endometriosis-related infertility may have a genetic link, suggesting that a drug could aid in endometriosis treatment.
- Abdominal Pain Surgery of Little Value
April 10, 2003 — A new study shows that a common surgery for chronic abdominal pain doesn't actually seem to relieve the pain.
- Endometriosis Linked to Other Diseases
September 26, 2002 — Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Common in Women With Endometriosis
- Endometriosis Treatment Danger
March 19, 2002 — Drug Commonly Used to Treat Endometriosis Linked to Ovarian Cancer
- Endometriosis Runs in Families
February 28, 2002 — Even if Your Cousin Has It, Your Risk Goes Up
- No Periods, No Pain?
August 22, 2001 — It was not cramping, Melanie says. It was constant pain -- the pain of endometriosis.
- Intermittent Use of Thyroid Hormone May Prevent Bone Loss in Endometriosis
November 16, 1998 — Daily treatment with human parathyroid hormone (PTH) may help prevent bone loss due to hormone deficiencies in women with endometriosis, Boston researchers have found.