Lena Dunham Bravely Creating Awareness of Endometriosis

Lena Dunham Bravely Creating Awareness of Endometriosis

Public discussions on women’s reproductive system usually focus on pregnancy, whether prevention, fertility issues and the nine-month progression, However, Lena Dunham opened up on Monday about her health issues caused by endometriosis, bravely creating more awareness of how the chronic condition is debilitating for her and many other women. The 29-year-old star shed light on […]

Endometriosis Linked to Banned Pesticides

Endometriosis Linked to Banned Pesticides

Researchers have long attempted to pinpoint a definitive cause for endometriosis, a painful condition suffered by women that can cause infertility.  No real strides had been made in this effort, which makes the recent discovery that banned pesticides may be linked to endometriosis all the more exciting for those affected by this disorder. Endometriosis is […]

Endometriosis Linked to Pesticides Study Shows

Endometriosis Linked to Pesticides Study Shows

Endometriosis, a condition that plagues 10% of women, is being linked to two common pesticides according to a new study. The study was conducted by researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.  Kristen Upson, PhD., an author on the study and a postdoctoral fellow at the Epidemiology Branch of the U.S. National […]