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2014-02-25 23:36:09

The Endometriosis Foundation of America will host its 5th Annual Medical Conference in NYC at the Metropolitan Club on March 7 and 8. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The Endometriosis Foundation of America (EFA), founded by Tamer Seckin, MD, and Padma Lakshmi, continues to demonstrate its commitment to promoting better health and quality of life for women with endometriosis by hosting its 5th Annual Medical Conference addressing Politics, Ethics and Controversies in...

Endometriosis Analysis Could Help Diagnosis And Treatment
2014-02-06 08:30:55

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Affecting at least 10 percent of women, endometriosis is a disease characterized by endometrial-like tissue found in places other than the lining of the womb, resulting in chronic pelvic pain, infertility and organ dysfunction. Endometriosis is often misdiagnosed, and little is known about how it arises, even though it can cause severe pain and even infertility. In 2009, the Center for Gynepathology Research was launched at MIT by...

2009-12-04 14:48:12

Emmy nominated Padma Lakshmi, co-founder of the Endometriosis Foundation of America, speaks at the event Today, Friday, Dec. 4, MIT will officially launch a new center to investigate the underlying causes of endometriosis and other chronic noncancerous diseases of the female reproductive tract. The Center for Gynepathology Research "” the first of its type at MIT "” will tap into the emerging discipline of biological engineering to understand the origins of endometriosis and...

2008-09-08 06:00:22

By Joan Aragone PASSERSBY may not know it, but that low-lying set of buildings known as Veterans Memorial Senior Center in Red Morton Community Park in Redwood City has been named one of the top senior centers in the nation. It's been called Redwood City's "best kept secret." Last November, the 25-year-old Veterans Memorial Senior Center received national accreditation from the National Institute of Senior Centers, part of the National Association on Aging. It is the first senior center...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'