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  1. While the global incidence of breast cancer is increasing, there is also an increase in the numbers of breast cancer survivors and in survival duration, as early detection programs are implemented, and treatme...

    Authors: Nelisiwe Shabangu, Tselane Thebe, Michelle Casey, Ursula Wesselmann and Romy Parker
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:613
  2. Since breast cancer (BC) has the best chance of being effectively treated when it is tiny and has not spread, encouraging early disease detection remains a fundamental goal in improving prognosis.

    Authors: Alaa Abdulrazzaq Abdulkareem, Hawar Ali Ghalib and Mezjda Ismail Rashaan
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:612
  3. Recent study has demonstrated that the GnRH system in patients with post-COVID syndrome may be influenced by SARS-CoV-2. However, the impact of COVID-19 infection on women’s menstruation is still unknown.

    Authors: Xiaozhu Zhong, Keji Lu, Weiying Liang, Luozi Jihu, Anqi Zeng, Miao Ding, Dongmei Chen and Meiqing Xie
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:611
  4. Genital warts, besides their importance as symptoms of sexually transmitted infections, can also threaten the sexual health of couples. The purpose of this study was to explore the sexual compatibility in wome...

    Authors: Mohadese Adeli, Lida Moghaddam-Banaem, Shadab Shahali and Tahereh Soori
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:610
  5. Unsafe abortion is a major contributor to maternal morbidity and mortality in countries where induced abortion is restricted. In Kurdistan Region of Iraq, induced abortion is strictly forbidden except for life...

    Authors: Gashaw Khalid, Abubakir Majeed Saleh, Nazar Shabila, Malin Bogren and Delér Shakely
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:609
  6. In the competitive health care environment, patient satisfaction and quality of life (QoL) have become the subject of interest to evaluate the efficacy of therapeutic interventions as we experience improved br...

    Authors: Maznah Dahlui, Meram Azzani, Nur Aishah Taib, See Mee Hoong, Suniza Jamaris and Tania Islam
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:607
  7. Sarcopenia is a chronic disease marked by gradual muscle system and functional decline. Prior research indicates its prevalence in those under 60 varies from 8 to 36%. There is limited evidence on the effectiv...

    Authors: Ting-Wan Tan, Han-Ling Tan, Min-Fang Hsu, Hsiao-Ling Huang and Yu-Chu Chung
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:606
  8. Endometrial carcinoma is molecularly categorized into four subgroups: polymerase-E exonuclease domain-mutant (POLE-mut), mismatch repair-deficient (MMR-d), p53-abnormal (p53-abn), and no specific molecular profil...

    Authors: Wiyada Dankai, Tip Pongsuvareeyakul, Phichayut Phinyo, Chontichaporn Tejamai, Chinachote Teerapakpinyo, Chalong Cheewakriangkrai, Suree Lekawanvijit, Sumalee Siriaunkgul and Surapan Khunamornpong
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:605
  9. To provide a comprehensive, systematic evaluation of the literature on experiences of psychological interventions for postpartum depression (PPD) in women. Depression is one of the most common postpartum menta...

    Authors: Pamela Massoudi, Leif A. Strömwall, Johan Åhlen, Maja Kärrman Fredriksson, Anna Dencker and Ewa Andersson
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:604
  10. At time of myomectomy, a surgical procedure to remove uterine fibroids, Black women tend to have larger uteri than White women. This makes Black patients less likely to undergo a minimally invasive myomectomy ...

    Authors: Andrew S. Bossick, Joelle Aoun Abood, Ashlee Oaks, Annmarie Vilkins, Ghadear Shukr, Petra Chamseddine and Ganesa R. Wegienka
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:603
  11. The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of the combination of clomiphene citrate (CC) and letrozole to that of CC alone in inducing ovulation in infertile women with ovulatory dysfunction.

    Authors: Pattraporn Chera-aree, Sirikul Tanpong, Isarin Thanaboonyawat and Pitak Laokirkkiat
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:602
  12. Female genital cosmetic surgery (FGCS) changes the structure and appearance of healthy external genitalia. We aimed to identify discourses that help explain and rationalise FGCS and to derive from them possibi...

    Authors: Maggie Kirkman, Amy Dobson, Karalyn McDonald, Amy Webster, Pramasari Wijaya and Jane Fisher
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:601
  13. Epidemiological studies have revealed multiple risk factors for metabolic syndrome. However, there are no consistent findings on the association between famine exposure, age at menarche, and the prevalence of ...

    Authors: Congzhi Wang, Jiazhi Wang, Rui Wan, Ting Yuan, Liu Yang, Dongmei Zhang, Xiaoping Li, Haiyang Liu and Lin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:600
  14. To elucidate the role of preoperative serum bilirubin and sodium levels, along with the duration of surgery, in predicting postoperative gastrointestinal dysfunction (POGD) following gynecological cancer surge...

    Authors: Lijuan He, Jun Hu, Yun Han and Wenli Xiong
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:598
  15. Induced abortion among adolescent girls is a global public health issue and a serious challenge in China, but still remains under-examined. We aimed to examine the overall trend and characteristics of induced ...

    Authors: Tian Wang, Lei Si and Quanbao Jiang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:597
  16. As breast cancer incidence rises among younger women, there is a knowledge gap regarding the emotional, physical, and social effects of mastectomy, specifically in a crisis-affected country such as Syria. This...

    Authors: Shaza Hasan, Keng Sheng Chew, Rekaya Vincent Balang and Shirly Siew Ling Wong
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:596
  17. Ovarian neuroendocrine carcinoma (O-NEC) is a relatively uncommon neoplasm, and the current knowledge regarding its diagnosis and management is limited. In this series, our objective was to provide an overview...

    Authors: Bao-Jie Feng, Tian-Hua Li, Yue-Hong Li, Jing-Xuan Feng, Jun Zhang, Jun-Ying Ma, Yan-Wei Wang and Su-Shuang Lu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:595
  18. Previous research has demonstrated that patients have difficulty with the decision to undergo non-urgent egg freezing (EF). This study aimed to investigate the decisional difficulties and possible decisional s...

    Authors: E. Shirin Dason, Leah Drost, Ellen M. Greenblatt, Adena Scheer, Jinglan Han, Tanya Doshi and Claire A. Jones
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:594
  19. Body image is mainly determined by biological, social, psychological and cultural factors thus it is a multifaceted vigorous construct. Body image is an essential aspect of girls' self-definition and individua...

    Authors: Balqees Abdeen Ahmed Mohamed and Malaz Hassan Dafaalla Idrees
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:593
  20. Many women experience impairment in cognitive function during perimenopause. These symptoms are often not attributed to perimenopause by women themselves, by family and friends, or by healthcare professionals....

    Authors: Elias Thomas, Petra Verdonk, Hanneke Rhodius-Meester and Majon Muller
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:591
  21. Depression and anxiety are among the psychological diagnoses impacting individuals diagnosed with breast cancer. This study aims to estimate the prevalence, as well as the predictors, of anxiety and depression...

    Authors: Safiya Mahalq, Laila Lahlou, Ismail Rammouz, Redouane Abouqal and Jihane Belayachi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:590
  22. The overall incidence of breast cancer is different all over the world and even within a nation. The present study aims to investigate the stratum-specific incidence trends of breast cancer in southern Iran.

    Authors: Sezaneh Haghpanah, Mahnaz Hosseini-Bensenjan, Mani Ramzi, Zahra Khosravizadegan and Abbas Rezaianzadeh
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:589
  23. The purpose was to compare the effects of manual lymphatic drainage and soft tissue mobilization on pain threshold, shoulder mobility and quality of life in patients with axillary web syndrome.

    Authors: Tahniyat Amir Meer, Rabiya Noor, Muhammad Salman Bashir and Mehwish Ikram
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:588
  24. A diagnosis of cancer during pregnancy or within one year after the end of pregnancy is a major clinical and public health issue. The current study aimed at estimating the incidence of pregnancy-associated can...

    Authors: Giovanna Esposito, Matteo Franchi, Claudia Santucci, Giovanna Scarfone, Fabio Parazzini, Carlo La Vecchia, Giovanni Corrao and Eva Negri
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:586
  25. The accuracy of ultrasound in distinguishing benign from malignant adnexal masses is highly correlated with the experience of ultrasound physicians. In China, most of ultrasound differentiation is done by juni...

    Authors: Cai Tian, Shu-Bin Wen, Cong-Ying Zhao, Xiao-Nan Yan and Jie-Xian Du
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:585
  26. Intimate partner violence (IPV) remains a pervasive form of gender-based violence (GBV) that is largely undisclosed, especially among women seeking healthcare services in Uganda. Prioritizing survivor needs ma...

    Authors: Ronald Anguzu, Laura D. Cassidy, Annettee O. Nakimuli, Judith Kansiime, Harriet M. Babikako, Kirsten M. M. Beyer, Rebekah J. Walker, Christopher Wandira, Felix Kizito and Julia Dickson-Gomez
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:584
  27. This study aimed to reveal the urine metabolic change of endometrial cancer (EC) patients during fertility-sparing treatment and establish non-invasive predictive models to identify patients with complete remi...

    Authors: Junyu Chen, Jiale Liu and Dongyan Cao
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:583
  28. Postpartum depression is a frequent mental health issue that affects many women due to this stressful phase. The aim of the study is to gain insight into the coping strategies employed by postpartum women and ...

    Authors: Amira Alshowkan, Emad Shdaifat, Fatimah Abdullah Alnass, Friyal Mubarak Alqahtani, Nora Ghalib AlOtaibi and Nagla Saleh AlSaleh
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:582
  29. Knowledge of the ovulatory period enables women in avoiding and engaging in sexual intercourse either to avoid and to have pregnancy as desired. It has been reported that young people have less knowledge of th...

    Authors: Fantu Mamo Aragaw, Meron Asmamaw Alemayehu, Nebiyu Mekonnen Derseh, Muluken Chanie Agimas, Daniel Alayu Shewaye, Habitu Birhan Eshetu, Desale Bihonegn Asmamaw, Melaku Hunie Asratie, Tadele Biresaw Belachew and Wubshet Debebe Negash
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:581
  30. Children and women in urban informal settlements have fewer choices to access quality maternal and newborn health care. Many facilities serving these communities are under-resourced and staffed by fewer provid...

    Authors: Charity Ndwiga, Timothy Abuya, Chantalle Okondo, Sharon Akinyi, Anneka Wickramanayake and Charlotte E. Warren
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:580
  31. To investigate the prevalence of common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and the association of STI/human papillomavirus co-infection in young and middle-aged women with previous abnormal cervical findin...

    Authors: Disi A, Jiayue Li, Dai Zhang, Bingbing Xiao and Hui Bi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:579
  32. Traction alopecia (TA) is very common in Africa but few studies on African population are available. We sought to determine factors associated with TA and measure the association between these factors and TA.

    Authors: Letitia Fiona Mbussuh Nzeng, Georges Nguefack-Tsague, Dahlia Noëlle Tounouga, Mohamed Maciré Soumah, Franck Albert Armand Mbang, Odette Berline Sigha, Grace Anita Nkoro, Rose Kotto and Emmanuel Armand Kouotou
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:577
  33. The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to compile existing evidence on the significance of the NLR in predicting endometriosis in order to aid clinical decision-making and outcomes.

    Authors: Fatemeh Tabatabaei, Hossein Tahernia, Arshin Ghaedi, Aida Bazrgar and Shokoufeh Khanzadeh
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:576
  34. Demand generation aims to increase clients’ desire to use family planning. The aim of this work was to systematically summarize strategies, facilitators, and barriers to scaling up and sustaining demand genera...

    Authors: Ashraf Nabhan, Rita Kabra, Alyaa Ashraf, Fatma Elghamry and James Kiarie
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:574
  35. Abnormal vaginal discharge is a common complaint among women of reproductive age, affecting about one- third of all women. In resource-limited settings where access to laboratory services is limited, treatment...

    Authors: Onesmus Magezi Ahabwe, Taseera Kabanda, Lenard Abesiga, Julius Mugisha, Musa Kayondo, Joseph Ngonzi, Rodgers Tugume, Collins David Agaba, Onesmus Byamukama, Leevan Tibaijuka and Henry Mark Lugobe
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:572
  36. There is a steadily increasing trend in obesity globally and in Sub-Saharan Africa that disproportionately affects women in most places. This is not different in Uganda, where the Uganda Demographic and Health...

    Authors: Justine Athieno, Georgina Seera, Faith Muyonga Mayanja Namayengo, Joweria Nambooze Galabuzi and Mariam Namasaba
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:571
  37. Ovarian reserve is the number of oocytes remaining in the ovary and is one of the most important aspects of a woman’s reproductive potential. Research on the association between thyroid dysfunction and ovarian...

    Authors: Muge Halici, Mustafa Ege Seker, Irem Yagmur Gebedek, Merve Nida Gokbak, Abdurrahman Furkan Cetisli, Ahmet Berkan Ciftci, Emine Konac, Sule Yildirim Kopuk, Bulent Tiras and Yigit Cakiroglu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:570
  38. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine-metabolic disorder affecting health and quality of life of those affected across the lifespan. We currently have limited evidence-based data on the...

    Authors: Beate C. Sydora, Michaelann S. Wilke, Maggie McPherson, Sarah Chambers, Mahua Ghosh and Donna F. Vine
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:569
  39. This study aimed to develop a preoperative nomogram based on clinical and pathological characteristics to provide a more individualized and accurate estimation of lymph node metastasis (LNM) in patients with e...

    Authors: Yuan-Run Deng, Xiao-Jing Chen, Cai-Qiu Xu, Qiao-Zhi Wu, Wan Zhang, Sui-Qun Guo and Li-Xian Li
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:568
  40. GBV has been global public health, family, and social problem for several decades as it is expensive for society and the economy. The study was conducted to determine the possible differences in knowledge, per...

    Authors: Corne Davis, Anesu Kuhudzai and Koustuv Dalal
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:565
  41. Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is characterized by involuntary urine leakage in response to increased abdominal pressure, such as coughing, laughing, or sneezing. It significantly affects women’s quality of...

    Authors: Shufei Zhang, Mao Chen, Jianfeng Liu, Lian Yang, Hanyue Li and Li Hong
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:564

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