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A literature search revealed there is no international agreement on how to characterize or classify endometriosis.
The authors noted that both primary options for treatment are currently being debated as to their efficacy and safety.
Autophagy is a controlled lysosomal degradation pathway that protects cells and allows to overcome cell death.
These mothers are approximately 17% less likely to die from cardiovascular disease, 14% less likely to develop coronary heart disease, and 12% less likely to suffer a stroke, the data show.
Study results show that fetal cognitive development in the assessed areas was age-appropriate and there was no indication of infection.