Magdalena is a writer with a passion for bridging the gap between the people performing research, and those who want or need to understand it. She writes about medical science and drug discovery. She holds an MS in Pharmaceutical Bioscience and a PhD — spanning the fields of psychiatry, immunology, and neuropharmacology — from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.
While endometriosis usually affects tissues in the pelvic region, in rare cases, atypical endometriotic tissue can infiltrate and grow in distant sites in the abdomen and chest. A review shows ... Read more
Immune cells likely contribute to endometriosis, researchers argued in a recent review that looked at current evidence showing the immune system may be involved in the disease. The review, published ... Read more
Compared to healthy women, patients with endometriosis have higher blood levels of a molecule that is linked to gynecological cancers, researchers from Taiwan report. The findings suggest that endometriosis may ... Read more
Better imaging techniques, together with clinical examinations, may allow physicians to diagnose deep infiltrating endometriosis without the need for laparoscopic surgery, write researchers from the Pierre-and-Marie-Curie University in France. Their ... Read more
The Australian government has launched a national action plan for endometriosis, in an effort to advance treatments as well as improve understanding and awareness of the disease among healthcare professionals ... Read more
Helping women with endometriosis reduce stress could improve their disease, a study in rats suggests. A more stimulating environment reduced the animals’ anxiety, leading to a milder disease, compared with ... Read more
Relugolix effectively reduced menstrual bleeding among Japanese women with uterine fibroids, according to results from a Phase 3 trial of the compound, which is also being developed for endometriosis. Researchers ... Read more