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2014-09-12 08:58:43

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online - With expert commentary by Heather C. Guidone, Program Director, Center for Endometriosis Care Few diagnoses are more upsetting for women than endometriosis. Of course, the various female cancers, heart disease, and other life-threatening diseases and disorders are devastating, but endometriosis is a diagnosis that may well mean lifelong troubles ranging from menstrual pain to bowel or bladder dysfunction to infertility, while also...

2013-12-04 23:30:07

Co-founder of the Endometriosis Foundation of America, Dr. Seckin, released a patient success story to highlight the importance of early discovery and awareness of endometriosis within the medical community. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Accredited gynecologic surgeon, Dr. Tamer Seckin recently released a patient testimonial about Angela, a woman who went through a decade of pain without proper diagnosis until she met Dr. Seckin, who performed a triple bowel resection on...

Global Consensus On The Management Of Endometriosis
2013-03-26 11:22:43

Lone Hummelshoj, World Endometriosis Society 56 representatives of 34 global organizations have come together to reach consensus on the management of endometriosis -- a disease which affects an estimated 176 million women worldwide LONDON, 26 MARCH 2013: The World Endometriosis Society achieved a major milestone today when the first ever consensus on the management of endometriosis was published in the scientific journal Human Reproduction. Consensus participants unanimously agreed...

March Is Endometriosis Awareness Month
2013-02-22 19:34:33

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online March may be known as the month of St. Patrick´s Day and the luck of the Irish, but it also has important health awareness days, as well. In particular, during the month, there is increased awareness and promotion about endometriosis. Here are a few tidbits about endometriosis to clarify what the disease is all about. What is endometriosis? Often stigmatized as merely “killer cramps,” endometriosis is a...

2011-03-22 06:10:00

Founder Tamer Seckin, MD, Teams Up with Top Medical Professionals to Talk about Sex"¦and Endometriosis"¦Seriously! "We are here today to exchange options and ideas"¦" - EFA Founder, Tamer Seckin, MD on Day I of the 2nd Annual EFA Medical Conference Over the weekend, global experts and opinion leaders on endometriosis came together from the realms of molecular science, research, industry, surgery and those struggling with the illness for the Endometriosis Foundation of...

2010-10-05 09:50:03

IVF has helped thousands of infertile women with endometriosis The World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERF) congratulates Professor Robert (Bob) Edwards for his outstanding scientific achievement. WERF president, Dr G David Adamson, pays tribute to Professor Edwards: "His and Patrick Steptoe's research has resulted in an entire new reproductive technology that has brought increased understanding to human reproduction.  Professor Edwards' work emphasizes the value of perseverance in...

2010-04-28 08:02:50

The Endometriosis Research Center is pleased to announce their sponsorship of the Endometriosis Foundation of America's landmark scientific conference, "Advancing the Art & Science of Endometriosis: Stem Cells to Radical Excision Surgery". The Foundation's inaugural academic symposium will be held on May 20, 2010 at the prestigious New York Academy of Sciences, Kayden Auditorium, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor, New York, NY 10007, from 8:00am-1:00pm. The innovatory...

2010-04-07 10:21:28

On behalf of its founders, the Endometriosis Foundation of America (EFA) is extremely pleased to announce a landmark scientific symposium, "Advancing the Art & Science of Endometriosis: Stem Cells to Radical Excision Surgery", taking place on Thursday, May 20, 2010 in New York City. The event will be held at the prestigious New York Academy of Sciences and attended by elite speakers, panelists and attendees from around the globe. An expert consortium of faculty will present on topics...

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