Patrícia holds her PhD in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases from the Leiden University Medical Center in Leiden, The Netherlands. She has studied Applied Biology at Universidade do Minho and was a postdoctoral research fellow at Instituto de Medicina Molecular in Lisbon, Portugal. Her work has been focused on molecular genetic traits of infectious agents such as viruses and parasites.
A study published in the Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research evaluated the frequency of endometriosis among infertile women and emphasized laparoscopy as the main diagnostic gold standard. The study ... Read more
A new study recently published in the Journal of Ovarian Research revealed that retinoic acid has therapeutic potential for the treatment of endometriosis. The study is entitled “Retinoic acid ... Read more
A study led by researchers at University of South Alabama recently reviewed pregnancy rates in women after undergoing surgery for endometriosis. The study is entitled “Surgery for endometriosis-associated infertility: ... Read more
A review article published in the Journal of Ovarian Research focused on the application of aromatase inhibitor drugs in several gynecological disorders including endometriosis. The study is entitled “Use ... Read more
Researchers at the Flevoziekenhuis in The Netherlands recently reported a case of a woman suffering from acute bowel obstruction due to endometriosis. The study, entitled “Endometriosis with an acute ... Read more
An international team led by researchers at the School of Public Health, Imperial College London in United Kingdom revealed that coffee consumption reduces the risk of endometrial cancer in women. The ... Read more