A Clue to a Cure for Endometriosis

Have scientists identified a possible cause of endometriosis? According to a BBC News report, scientists at the University of Liverpool believe over-production of telomerase, an enzyme that plays a role in cell division, may be responsible. With this finding, it is hoped the Human Reproduction study may lead to new ways to diagnose and treat endometriosis—a condition that can cause severe pain, heavy periods, and infertility in women.

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