Iqra holds a MSc in Cellular and Molecular Medicine from the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Canada. She also holds a BSc in Life Sciences from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. Currently, she is completing a PhD in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology from the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada. Her research has ranged from across various disease areas including Alzheimer’s disease, myelodysplastic syndrome, bleeding disorders and rare pediatric brain tumors.
Women who experience sexual abuse, emotional abuse, neglect, and inconsistency during childhood may be at a higher risk for developing endometriosis, a study suggests. The study, “Maltreatment during childhood: a ... Read more
Women who eat more red meat — especially of the non-processed variety — seem to be more likely to develop endometriosis, according to a prospective study. The study, “A prospective cohort ... Read more
The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) released an updated evidence report questioning the clinical benefits and value of elagolix (ABT-620), an investigational therapy being developed by AbbVie and Neurocrine Biosciences for endometriosis ... Read more
A protein called CXCR7 was identified as a potential nonhormonal therapeutic target for endometriosis after researchers discovered that it is overproduced in patients with the disease, when then leads to ... Read more
Most patients with deep infiltrating endometriosis experience sexual dysfunction, with deep dyspareunia, or pain during intercourse, having the most significant impact, researchers found. The study, “Female Sexual Function in Women with Suspected ... Read more
Researchers have concluded that patients with adenomyosis or endometriosis have both gynecological and non-gynecological comorbidities that should be carefully monitored by physicians. The study with these findings, “Comorbidity of gynecological ... Read more