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  1. Uterine leiomyomata (UL) are benign smooth muscle tumors that may cause significant morbidity in women of reproductive age. This study aimed to investigate the relationship of menstrual and reproductive factor...

    Authors: Sihan Song, Soojin Park, Bo Mi Song, Jung Eun Lee, Chiyoung Cha and Hyun-Young Park
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:305
  2. A Midwifery-led continuity care (MLCC) model is the provision of care by a known midwife (caseload model) or a team of midwives (team midwifery model) for women throughout the antenatal, intrapartum, and postnata...

    Authors: Ayenew Mose, Yohannes Fikadu, Amare Zewdie, Kassahun Haile, Solomon Shitu, Abebaw Wasie Kasahun and Keyredin Nuriye
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:304
  3. Women who inject drugs (WWID) have significant biological, behavioral, and gender-based barriers to accessing HIV prevention services, including Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) medication. Little is known abou...

    Authors: Kirsten Paulus, Patrick J.A. Kelly, Jesse Brajuha, Paul D’Avanzo, Emily F. Dauria, Aurora Trainor, Annabelle Alrez and Sarah Bauerle Bass
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:303
  4. The survival rate amongst breast cancer survivors (BCS) have been increasing, with a 5-year survival rate of almost 90%. These women face many quality of life (QOL) issues either due to either cancer itself or...

    Authors: Pooja Roy, Iuliia Kovalenko, Janet Chan Gomez, Kit Lu, Beth Rudge, Yijin Wert and Lisa Torp
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:302
  5. Due to the small number of cases and few literature reports, the clinical treatment and prognosis of lipid-rich carcinoma of the breast are not summarized, which will lead to misdiagnosis and mistreatment and ...

    Authors: Mengdi Zhang, Dongqing Pu, Guangxi Shi and Jingwei Li
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:301
  6. For a HPV vaccination program to be successful, it is important that the target population has sufficient knowledge about HPV and HPV vaccines. The aim of this study was to evaluate HPV-related knowledge level...

    Authors: Ceren Varer Akpinar and Sebnem Alanya Tosun
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:299
  7. Ovarian clear cell carcinoma (OCCC) is a distinct entity from epithelial ovarian cancer. The prognosis of advanced and recurrent disease is very poor due to resistance to chemotherapeutic agents. Our aim was t...

    Authors: Min Yin, Chunli Lu, Huimei Zhou, Qian Liu and Jiaxin Yang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:298
  8. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted pathogen both in men and women. Accumulating epidemiological evidence supports a strong association between HPV infection and cancer of the ce...

    Authors: Buket Baddal, Makbule Naz Oktay, Aysegul Bostanci and Mufit Cemal Yenen
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:297
  9. The global incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) has been rapidly increasing over the past decade, with more than one million curable STIs being acquired daily. Young women in sub-Saharan Africa ...

    Authors: Kevin Oware, Lydia Adiema, Bernard Rono, Lauren R. Violette, R. Scott McClelland, Deborah Donnell, Caitlin W. Scoville, Josephine Odoyo, Jared M. Baeten, Elizabeth Bukusi and Jenell Stewart
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:296
  10. The COVID-19 pandemic drastically affected societies globally, prompting rising unemployment, insufficient household incomes, and stress and undermining women's and children's health within families. This stud...

    Authors: Wilai Napa, Nareemarn Neelapaichit, Ronachai Kongsakon, Somporn Chotivitayataragorn and Umaporn Udomsubpayakul
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:294
  11. The study’s objective was to explore the factors associated with loss to follow-up among women with abnormal cervical cancer screening results in Iquitos, Peru from women’s perspectives.

    Authors: Rachel M. Morse, Magdalena Jurczuk, Joanna Brown, Lita E. Carrillo Jara, Graciela Meza, E. Jennifer Ríos López, J. Kathleen Tracy, Patti E. Gravitt and Valerie A. Paz-Soldan
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:293
  12. The regularity of the menstrual cycle directly affects women’s health. Many studies have focused on menstrual health; however, menstrual cycle regularity-related variations in skin physiological characteristic...

    Authors: Laiji Ma, Hong Jiang, Tingting Han, Yanqin Shi, Man Wang, Shanshan Jiang, Suzhen Yang, Lingyun Yao, Qingwen Jia and Li Shao
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:292
  13. Anemia is a severe global public health problem that threatens human health as well as social and economic development in both developing and developed nations. Anemia is a significant public health issue beca...

    Authors: Gosa Mankelkl and Beletu Kinfe
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:291
  14. Physical activity (PA) can be a beneficial strategy to mitigate physical, emotional, and social-related challenges in women living beyond breast cancer treatment (WBC). However, PA levels among WBC remain low....

    Authors: Serena S. Peck, Madison F. Vani, Jenna Smith-Turchyn and Catherine M. Sabiston
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:289
  15. Menopause is a common practice in women, and it is recognized as a complete pause of menses for more than twelve months. A decrease in sex hormone levels particularly estrogen in the blood is associated with d...

    Authors: Begosew Misiker, Kefita Kashala and Direslgne Misker
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:287
  16. Associations of luteinizing hormone (LH) with androgens during the menopausal transition and associations between follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) levels and various diseases related to reproductive hormones...

    Authors: Takako Kawakita, Toshiyuki Yasui, Kanako Yoshida, Sumika Matsui and Takeshi Iwasa
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:286
  17. The demand for fertility preservation has increased substantially over the past decade as more women wish to delay childbearing and with improved survival outcomes of various medical conditions. This study eva...

    Authors: Glaiza S. de Guzman, Eileen M. Manalo and Maria Jesusa B. Banal-Silao
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:285
  18. Cervical cancer is highly preventable. The mortality-to-incidence ratio (MIR) is a marker that reflects the available screening interventions and clinical outcomes of cancer treatments. The association between...

    Authors: Tzu-Tsen Shen, Cheng-Yu Long and Ming-Ping Wu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:284
  19. The Fertility Quality of Life (FertiQoL) questionnaire assesses the quality of life of people with fertility problems. The present study aimed to assess the psychometric properties of the Arabic version of the...

    Authors: Salwa Al Obeisat, Audai Hayajneh, Issa Hweidi, Sanaa Abujilban, Lina Mrayan, Rana Alfar, Abdulqadir Nashwan and Lama I. Hweidi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:283
  20. This study aimed to explore the current situation and existing issues regarding the management of vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) or the genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM). A nationwide web-based questionnai...

    Authors: Hiroaki Ohta, Mariko Hatta, Kuniaki Ota, Remi Yoshikata and Stefano Salvatore
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:282
  21. Advanced cancer of the cervical stump, occurring years after a laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LASH), is a rare but serious clinical condition. Many patients who undergo a LASH are unaware of this pos...

    Authors: Dimitrios Andrikos, Argyrios Andrikos, Antoine Naem, Olga Ebertz, Rajesh Devassy, Rudy Leon De Wilde, Michael Khamou and Harald Krentel
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:281
  22. Late postpartum depression is the presence of depressive symptoms beyond the early postpartum period and is a significant mental health problem that has a devastating impact on mothers, infants, partners, fami...

    Authors: Lema Fikadu Wedajo, Solomon Seyife Alemu, Mohammedamin Hajure Jarso, Aman Mamo Golge and Dejene Edosa Dirirsa
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:280
  23. Cervical cancer is an international public health issue. Nearly all cases of cervical cancer are caused by the human papillomavirus. The HPV vaccine prevents more than 75% of cervical cancer. The extent to whi...

    Authors: Dagne Addisu, Natnael Atnafu Gebeyehu and Yismaw Yimam Belachew
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:279
  24. Single-parent adolescents are vulnerable individuals and it is necessary to improve their health, particularly during epidemics. This study aimed to investigate the effects of virtual logotherapy (VL) on healt...

    Authors: Fatemeh Hosseinzadeh, Reza Negarandeh, Akram Sadat Sadat-Hoseini and Shahzad Pashaeypoor
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:277
  25. Trust is an important cornerstone of patient-provider communication. Accurate reporting of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) adherence is vital for providers to determine who needs adherence support, especially ...

    Authors: Geetha Beauchamp, Deborah Donnell, Sybil Hosek, Peter L. Anderson, Kwun C. G. Chan, Bonnie J. Dye, Nyaradzo Mgodi, Linda-Gail Bekker, Sinead Delany-Moretlwe and Connie Celum
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:276
  26. Authors: Anvita Bhardwaj, Carly A. Comins, Vijay Guddera, Mfezi Mcingana, Katherine Young, Rene Phetlhu, Ntambue Mulumba, Sharmistha Mishra, Harry Hausler, Stefan Baral and Sheree Schwartz
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:275

    The original article was published in BMC Women's Health 2023 23:232

  27. Women use modern contraceptive methods, mainly either to limit or space pregnancy and both are not identical in their choices. One method may not best fit an individual’s need irrespective of the time of spaci...

    Authors: Kiros Terefe Gashaye, Keflie Yohannes Gebresilassie, Belayneh Ayanaw Kassie, Chernet Baye Zenebe, Zelalem Mengistu, Solomon Emyu Ferede, Zewudu Andualem, Mehari W./Mariam Merid, Asefa Adimasu Taddese and Mikyas Abera
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:273
  28. Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) is a premenstrual condition that affects 3–8% of the US population, yet knowledge on treatment and consistent diagnostic testing is lacking. While research concerning the...

    Authors: Kiera Chan, Anna A. Rubtsova and Cari Jo Clark
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:272
  29. We aimed to evaluate the treatment modality and prognostic impact of the age at diagnosis on stage IIB-IVA cervix carcinoma (CC) patients who received radiotherapy (RT).The evaluation was performed using the S...

    Authors: Huafeng Shou, Qiuyan Wan, Hong’en Xu, Lei Shi and Tao Song
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:270
  30. Adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in Nepal have disproportionately poor reproductive and maternal health outcomes. In response, Save the Children, the Nepal government, and local partners designed and im...

    Authors: Rajan Bhandari, Sara Malakoff, Dipendra Singh Thakuri, Roma Balami, Sangita Khatri, Callie Simon, Wendy Castro and Nana Apenem Hanson-Hall
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:269
  31. Breast cancer (BC) is the most common malignancy in women. Identifying and avoiding the preventable risk factors of BC reduces its occurrence effectively. So, this study aimed to assess BC’s risk factors and r...

    Authors: Reza Faryabi, Salman Daneshi, Esmat Rezabeigi Davarani, Ali Reza Yusefi, Mahdieh Arabpour, Khadijeh Ezoji, Ehsan Movahed, Milad Daneshi-Maskooni and Seyed Mohammadreza Hussaini
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:268
  32. Child marriage is a union before the age of 18 and a violation of human right. Around 21% of young women in the world married before reaching the age of 18. Every year, 10 million girls under the age of 18 are...

    Authors: Magarsa Lami, Abraham Negash, Addis Eyeberu, Abdi Birhanu, Adera Debella, Tamirat Getachew, Bekelu Berhanu, Bikila Balis, Tilahun Bete, Tilahun Abdeta, Shambel Nigussie, Kasahun Bogale, Deribe Bekele Dechasa, Addisu Sertsu, Kabtamu Gemechu, Dawud Wodaje…
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:267
  33. The quality of contraceptive counseling information received by prospective clients of family planning services can greatly influence both the uptake and continued use of contraceptives. Therefore, an understa...

    Authors: Quraish Sserwanja, Lilian Nuwabaine, Kassim Kamara and Milton W. Musaba
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:266
  34. Authors: Lela K. Keburiya, Veronika Yu. Smolnikova, Tatiana V. Priputnevich, Vera V. Muravieva, Alexey B. Gordeev, Dmitry Yu. Trofimov, Ekaterina S. Shubina, Taisiya O. Kochetkova, Margarita S. Rogacheva, Elena A. Kalinina and Gennady T. Sukhikh
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:265

    The original article was published in BMC Women's Health 2022 22:168

  35. This study aimed to investigate the expression of serum miR-363-3p in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and its predictive value for pregnancy after ovulation induction therapy.

    Authors: Min Sang, Ying Yu, Zhi Zhou, Yaqi Zhang and Haiping Chang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:264
  36. Nearly half of adult women in the US report experiencing sexual assault, with almost one-fifth reporting rape. For many sexual assault survivors, healthcare professionals are the first point of contact and dis...

    Authors: Andrea L. DeMaria, Stephanie Meier, Hannah King, Haley Sidorowicz, Kathryn C. Seigfried-Spellar and Laura M. Schwab-Reese
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:263
  37. Despite the fact that the Pap smear test is a simple, affordable, painless and relatively reliable method to diagnose cervical cancer in women, the majority of women are unaware of the value of this valuable d...

    Authors: Zahra Hosseini, Niloofar Seyrafi, Atefeh Homayuni, Ali Mouseli and Atefeh Homayuni
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:260
  38. Urinary tract infection (UTI) is assumed to be associated with the risk of fetal and maternal mortality and morbidity during pregnancy. The potential effect of health literacy and self-efficacy on UTI preventi...

    Authors: Vajieh Eslami, Seyedeh Belin Tavakoly Sany, Hadi Tehrani, Vahid Ghavami and Nooshin Peyman
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:258
  39. Adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) are at high risk of contracting HIV and exchanging sex for financial or material support heightens their risk. In Zimbabwe, the DREAMS initiative integrated education an...

    Authors: Fortunate Machingura, Joanna Busza, Gracious Madimutsa Jamali, Memory Makamba, Phillis Mushati, Tarisai Chiyaka, James Hargreaves, Bernadette Hensen, Isolde Birdthistle and Frances Mary Cowan
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:257
  40. In this cross-sectional study, evaluation of the association between four dietary patterns, nutrients and food intakes and an array of systemic inflammation biomarkers and lipid profile among 80 New Zealand po...

    Authors: Bolaji L. Ilesanmi-Oyelere and Marlena C. Kruger
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:256

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