Joana brings more than 8 years of academic research and experience as well as Scientific writing and editing to her role as a Science and Research writer. She also served as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology in Coimbra, Portugal, where she also received her PhD in Health Science and Technologies, with a specialty in Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Thoracic endometriosis, the presence of endometrial tissue in the thoracic region, may in rare instances lead to pneumothorax in the left lung of young women, according to a case study. This ... Read more
Endometriosis also can affect the belly button, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Surgery Case Reports. The authors argue that cases of umbilical endometriosis already ... Read more
Ultrasound examination can be an extremely useful tool for the diagnosis of rarer cases of endometriosis outside of the pelvic region, a study says. The study, “Thrombosis Of Iliac Vessels, A ... Read more
Ovarian endometriosis is associated with increased levels of molecular factors that stimulate the pathological formation of new blood vessels that support the endometriomas, according to a new study. The study, ... Read more
A study reviewed research into the risk of comorbidities — other diseases — in women with endometriosis. Previous studies have suggested an association between endometriosis and many functional and/or pathological diseases, but none have attempted ... Read more