7. In Endometriosis, Blood Platelets May Work in Concert with Lesions to Promote Disease
Researchers have demonstrated that platelets are a new player in endometriosis and are activated by endometriosis-derived stromal cells, contributing to disease development according to a study titled “Endometriosis-Derived Stromal Cells Secrete Thrombin and Thromboxane A2, Inducing Platelet Activation” and published in the Reproductive Sciences journal. The findings may prompt the development of novel non-hormonal therapies for endometriosis.
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