Found 23 news articles for endometriosis

  • US$2.07 million awarded to tackle endometriosis

    …little funding attention, despite being as common as asthma or diabetes. Endometriosis affects an estimated one in 10 women of reproductive age and more than 730,000 women in Australia. Endometriosis…  Read more

  • Nicole’s story | Better diagnosis and treatment for endometriosis

    …have a deep reminder of the personal impact endometriosis has had on my life. Helping others with endometriosis I am passionate about supporting others with endometriosis. I’ve listened to women……  Read more

    Endometriosis sufferer Nicole Fernley
  • Researchers closer to finding the cause of endometriosis

    …not known. By identifying the cause, new treatments can be developed that target the cells causing endometriosis. Endometriosis facts Endometriosis occurs when cells from the lining of the endometrium (the……  Read more

    Professor Caroline Gargett from the Endometrial Stem Cell Biology Research Group at Hudson Institute
  • Progressing solutions for endometriosis

    …of endometriosis through research Surgical intervention is the main way of diagnosing endometriosis, and it is also the main form of treatment. “We want to better understand why endometriosis occurs,……  Read more

  • Shining the light on ‘silent’ women’s health conditions

    …be moderated by Dr Bernie Hobbs (ABC Science). “Many myths still exist around endometriosis, such as ‘pregnancy is a cure for endometriosis’ or ‘teenagers can’t get endometriosis’,” Prof Gargett says….…  Read more

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  • Research uncovers clues to cause of endometriosis

    …was very beneficial,” Prof Gargett said. Endometriosis facts Endometriosis is a condition that affects an estimated 1 in 10 women of reproductive age Endometriosis occurs when tissue that normally lines……  Read more

    Professor Caroline Gargett from the Endometrial Stem Cell Biology Research Group at Hudson Institute
  • Bianca’s story

    …diagnostic laparoscopy confirmed the presence of stage IV (severe) deep infiltrating endometriosis. Endometriosis had completely changed the anatomy of Bianca’s pelvic organs – lesions and cysts had become stuck to……  Read more

    Bianca Endometriosis Sufferer
  • Stem cell breakthrough accelerating endometriosis, women’s health research

    …that undergo regeneration, such as the endometrium. Glossary: Women’s reproductive health conditions Endometriosis: A condition affecting an estimated 1 in 10 women of reproductive age. Endometriosis occurs when tissue that……  Read more

    Professor Caroline Gargett from the Endometrial Stem Cell Biology Research Group at Hudson Institute
  • Jasmine’s story

    …she had endometriosis, which had caused her appendix to become stuck to her abdominal wall. “When the surgeon confirmed that I had endometriosis, I cried because I was so relieved……  Read more

    Endometriosis case study, Jasmine enjoying the sunshine in a park
  • Endometriosis provides answers for Bridget Hustwaite

    Bridget Hustwaite suffered six years of intense abdominal pain before she was diagnosed with stage four endometriosis in August 2018. Bridget Hustwaite Since early adolescence, the Endometriosis Australia Ambassador and……  Read more

    Bridget Hustwaite, Endometriosis Australia Ambassador and Triple J broadcaster shares her endometriosis story with Hudson Institute