An Update: Endometriosis in Cynomolgus Monkeys

Last year I wrote about a study involving Endometriosis being found in Cynomolgus monkeys.  Recently, a new study was published in Human Reproduction about those monkeys and Endometriosis, and here I am to regurgitate it to you in my layman understanding. At the Tsukuba Primate Research Center in Japan, 614 female cynomolgus monkeys were evaluated between 2008 […]

Endometriosis in Rhesus Monkeys

In the past, I’ve written about Endometriosis being found in two mandrillus sphinx,  a German Shephard and cynomolgus monkeys.  I know when I think of Endometriosis, I often simply think of it as a women’s disease…but have to remind myself that men can get it, as well as animals.  A study hit my inbox this morning […]

What is Endo?

An extensive overview of what Endometriosis is, where it can grow, available treatments, etc.

So…this just happened…

Two weeks ago a paper was published in the Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica journal.  The first reported case of an Endometrioma in a dog.  A German Shepherd, to be precise.  Now don’t be too surprised; primates have been found to develope endometriosis: gorillas, monkeys, and baboons.  But this is the first time captured in literature that an animal has developed […]

Feel Good Friday!

It’s Friday! We made it through another week!  Today’s Feel Good Friday quote is by French writer, painter, and poet, Malcolm de Chazal: “Monkeys are superior to men in this: when a monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey.” Labels, fashion, movies, accepted norms : they’ve broadcast a false sense of beauty. This is further worsened […]