Experts say there are some "serious question marks" around the idea of an endometriosis blood test. Here's why.
Endometriosis is cut or vaporised with an electric current or laser. It ranges from a simple, 20-minute operation to complex surgery involving important organs such as the bowel and bladder, writes Martin Healey and Peter Rogers.
The Government will allocate $2.5 million to endometriosis research, as part of the first-ever national plan to address the disease that affects one in 10 women.
A study sparks debate by looking at how men's sexual wellbeing is affected if their partner has endometriosis, but some think by getting men to open up relationships can only be a good thing.