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For tens of thousands of women, a diagnosis of endometriosis means a life of debilitating pain.

Despite it affecting one woman in ten in the UK, from teenagers through to middle age, treatment options remain limited. 

There is no cure and the available treatments often have significant side effects, affecting fertility, for example, because they contain hormones.

Now a hormone-free device, which would circumvent many of the side-effects associated with existing options, is being suggested as a new treatment — and the results so far look promising. 

For tens of thousands of women, a diagnosis of endometriosis means ...