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Endometriosis: new genetic risk factors have been discovered

Marina Virko  8 minutes
Endometriosis: new genetic risk factors have been discovered

The exact mechanisms of the disease, which occurs in hundreds of millions of women worldwide, have not yet been determined. However, a recent large-scale study has identified a number of genetic factors that can cause abnormal endometrium overgrowth. This will improve diagnosis and help find more effective treatments.

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