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  1. Despite the high prevalence of mental health issues among young mothers, their subsequent needs for mental health care support does not correlate with their access and use of services. The purpose of this stud...

    Authors: Susan M. Jack, Eric Duku, Heather Whitty, Ryan J. Van Lieshout, Alison Niccols, Katholiki Georgiades and Ellen L. Lipman
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:214
  2. In recent years, nutrition has received an increasingly important role in the etiology of cancer. Thus, public education about dietary factors associated with cancer risk or prevention could be an important in...

    Authors: Bahareh Sasanfar, Fatemeh Toorang, Sahar Rostami, Maryam Zarif Yeganeh, Maryam Lafzi Ghazi, Monireh Sadat Seyyedsalehi and Kazem Zendehdel
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:213
  3. When a worker is abused, threatened, or assaulted while at work, it poses an explicit or implicit threat to his/her safety, well-being, or health. However, the magnitude and understanding of the problem and it...

    Authors: Mulugeta Dile Worke, Habtamu Demelash, Lealem Meseret, Minale Bezie and Fantu Abebe
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:209
  4. Risk prediction is an essential part of preventative medicine and in recent years genomic information has become an interesting factor in risk models. Polygenic risk scores (PRS) combine the effect of many gen...

    Authors: Agnes Svensson, Koldo Garcia-Etxebarria, Anna Åkesson, Christer Borgfeldt, Bodil Roth, Malin Ek, Mauro D’Amato and Bodil Ohlsson
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:208
  5. Burden of breast cancer it continues to increase largely because of the aging and growth of the world population and assessment of quality of life is an important outcome measure to facilitate and improved car...

    Authors: Hind Abdulaziz Al-Hoqail, Mohammed T. A. Omar, Maha Mohammed Al-Marwani and Einas Soliman Al-Eisa
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:207
  6. Though the harmful impacts of child marriage have been evaluated across several domains, evidence on the relationship between child marriage and health behaviors over the life course is limited. In this paper,...

    Authors: Biplab K. Datta, Ashwini Tiwari and Ishtiaque Fazlul
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:206
  7. In developing nations like India, fertility and mortality have decreased, and diseases related to lifestyle have become more common. Females in India are more prone to being overweight and obese than their mal...

    Authors: Pradeep Kumar, Sherry Mangla and Sampurna Kundu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:205
  8. In the Muslim world, the use and acceptance of long-term and permanent contraceptives were limited. Our aim was to investigate those limiting factors so we can help making these methods widely available and ac...

    Authors: Naser Al-Husban, Dalia Kaadan, Jude Foudeh, Tara Ghazi, Yumen Sijari and Maher Maaita
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:204
  9. In recent years, the prevalence of smoking in women has increased significantly. This study aimed to explain the effective factors in the tendency to smoke in female adolescents, employing a qualitative method...

    Authors: Hadi Tehrani, Mehrsadat Mahdizadeh, Nooshin Peyman, Mahdi Gholian-Aval, Elham Charoghchian Khorasani and Alireza Jafari
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:203
  10. Female genital mutilation (FGM) is defined as the partial or complete removal of the external female genitalia for non-medical reasons. There are some complications related to childbirth that concern both the ...

    Authors: Deniz Kulaksiz, Ifrah Abdi Nor, Recep Erin, Kubra Baki Erin and Tuncay Toprak
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:202
  11. Experiencing perimenstrual symptoms is a major health concern for young women. Women in the reproductive age experience menstruation about once a month, and many experience perimenstrual symptoms. Drug therapi...

    Authors: Rami Mizuta, Noriaki Maeda, Makoto Komiya, Yuta Suzuki, Tsubasa Tashiro, Kazuki Kaneda, Shogo Tsutsumi, Honoka Ishihara, Sayo Kuroda and Yukio Urabe
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:200
  12. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) affects up to one-fifth of women of reproductive age and causes anovulatory subfertility. Some studies have recommended that an anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) level greater tha...

    Authors: Muhammad Salman Butt, Javeria Saleem, Sobia Aiman, Rubeena Zakar, Iftikhar Sadique and Florian Fischer
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:199
  13. Breast cancer may impair health-related quality of life (HRQoL). We examined the mediating roles of perceived social support (PSS) and coping style (CS) in the relationship between resilience and HRQoL in newl...

    Authors: Kaina Zhou, Fan Ning, Xiao Wang, Wen Wang, Dongfang Han and Xiaomei Li
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:198
  14. Approximately 80% of deaths due to cervical cancer occur in low- and middle-income countries. In Guatemala, limited access to effective screening and treatment has resulted in alarmingly high cervical cancer i...

    Authors: Kristin G. Bevilacqua, Anna Gottschlich, Audrey R. Murchland, Christian S. Alvarez, Alvaro Rivera-Andrade and Rafael Meza
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:197
  15. Spanish Organic Law 2/2010 legalizes abortion within 14 weeks of gestation. Medical abortion with mifepristone and misoprostol is around 97% effective and is offered at primary care centers during the first 9 ...

    Authors: Rosa Cabedo-Ferreiro, Maria-Mercedes Vicente-Hernández, Josep-Maria Manresa-Domínguez, Miriam Gómez-Masvidal, Laura Montero-Pons, Azahara Reyes-Lacalle and Gemma Falguera-Puig
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:196
  16. Delays in screening and timely diagnosis contribute significantly to global disparities in cervical cancer mortality in Botswana and other low- and middle-income countries, particularly those with high rates o...

    Authors: Katharine A. Rendle, Doreen Ramogola-Masire, Barati Monare, Shannon N. Ogden, Hannah K. Toneff, Chelsea A. Saia, Jocelyn V. Wainwright, Tara M. Friebel-Klingner, Lisa Bazzett-Matabele, Rohini Bhatia, Natalie Bonner, Tlotlo B. Ralefala, Peter Vuylsteke, Rebecca Luckett and Surbhi Grover
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:195
  17. The evaluation of breast density is important, because dense breast has been shown to be associated with increased risk of breast cancer and a greater risk of a false-negative diagnostic performance due to mas...

    Authors: Tomohiro Ochi, Hiroko Tsunoda, Hideko Yamauchi and Osamu Takahashi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:194
  18. In the Middle East region, the incidence of breast cancer (BC) has substantially increased in the last years. Despite a considerable body of research about BC in Arab countries, how illness perceptions of heal...

    Authors: Maria J. Figueiras, David Dias Neto and João Marôco
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:193
  19. We aimed to evaluate the hysteroscopic management of first-trimester pregnancy loss compared to surgical evacuation either blind or under ultrasonographic guidance‎.

    Authors: Hadeer Meshaal, Emad Salah, Eman Fawzy, Mazen Abdel-Rasheed, Ahmed Maged and Hany Saad
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:190
  20. Pregnancy is a time when women are making many changes, including the patterns of alcohol consumption. Alcohol consumption during pregnancy encourages the risks of mothers and unborn child. Alcohol use during ...

    Authors: Getaneh Bizuayehu Demeke and Eyayu Kasseye Bayu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:189
  21. Gender-based violence is an act that has physical, psychological, and sexual consequences for women. It is a widespread issue, particularly in developing countries, and it causes women mental distress. Despite...

    Authors: Jerusalem Sewalem and Alemayehu Molla
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:187
  22. Sleep quality is an important physical requirement for a healthy life, and good sleep quality has been recognized as a significant component in physical and mental health and well-being. The purpose of this st...

    Authors: Myung Kyung Lee and Jihyun Oh
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:186
  23. Breast cancer is the greatest common cancer in women worldwide, with approximately 1.7 million new cases diagnosed each year in the world which accounts for 12% of all new cancer cases and 25% of all cancers i...

    Authors: Gashaw Mehiret, Amsalu Molla and Aragaw Tesfaw
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:183
  24. Family planning is a low-cost, high-impact public health and development strategy to improve child and maternal health. However, there is a lack of evidence on modern contraceptive use and determinants in sub-...

    Authors: Zemenu Tadesse Tesema, Getayeneh Antehunegn Tesema, Moges Muluneh Boke and Temesgen Yihunie Akalu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:181
  25. Prior cross-sectional research suggests that both men’s and women’s attitudes towards intimate partner violence (IPV) are predictive of women’s IPV experience, although this can vary greatly by context. In gen...

    Authors: Holly Baker Shakya, Beniamino Cislaghi, Paul Fleming, Ruti G. Levtov, Sabrina C. Boyce, Anita Raj and Jay G. Silverman
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:180
  26. Breast cancer has become a public health concern in Indonesia. Regular breast self-examination (BSE) is considered an important first step for its early detection, especially in countries with limited healthca...

    Authors: Triana Kesuma Dewi, Robert A. C. Ruiter, Merle Diering, Rahkman Ardi and Karlijn Massar
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:179
  27. The levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device (IUD)—also known as the hormonal IUD—is a highly effective contraceptive method that has not been widely available in the public sector in Zambia. Early introdu...

    Authors: Aurélie Brunie, Megan Lydon, Kayla Stankevitz, Namwinga Chintu, Claire Brennan, Kendal Danna and Kate H. Rademacher
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:178
  28. Menstrual migraine is a particular form of migraine with a significant impact on the quality of life for women afflicted. Presently, no study has reported the quality of life in menstrual migraine patients. Th...

    Authors: Wenxiu Luo, Xing Cao, Jiayu Zhao, Jiaming Yang, Yu Cen, Jinlong He, Jing Luo, Yunling Zhong, Ying Luo, Xinyue Wang, Liqiu Yang, Xingyu Feng, Xiaoqing Pang, Jiazhu Zhang and Jiaming Luo
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:177
  29. Unmet need for family planning (FP) is a core concept in designing FP programmes and reduction of unmet need for FP can improve reproductive and maternal health services. Bangladesh is still away from achievin...

    Authors: Zillur Rahman Shabuz, M. Ershadul Haque, Md. Kawsarul Islam and Wasimul Bari
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:176
  30. Uterine sarcoma (US) is a rare malignant uterine tumor with aggressive behavior and rapid progression. The purpose of this study was to constructa comprehensive nomogram to predict cancer-specific survival (CS...

    Authors: Yuan-jie Li, Jun Lyu, Chen Li, Hai-rong He, Jin-feng Wang, Yue-ling Wang, Jing Fang and Jing Ji
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:175
  31. Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women, particularly in low and middle-income countries. Breast self-examination is one of the non-invasive methods of screening in which a woman looks at h...

    Authors: Kibret Asmare, Yeneabat Birhanu and Zerko Wako
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:174
  32. Women with Intellectual disability have many problems in their sexual and reproductive health due to their special mental and physical conditions caused by disability. This study aimed to develop and evaluate ...

    Authors: Abbas Ebadi, Ziba Taghizadeh and Maryam Farmahini Farahani
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:173
  33. The goal of this study is to clarify clinical, functional, and biochemical features of postmenopausal women who are at risk of developing osteosarcopenia.

    Authors: Zhila Maghbooli, Sadegh Mozaffari, Yasaman Dehghani, Pedram Rezaei Amirkiasar, Ali Asghar Malekhosseini, Mohamadtaher Rezanejad and Michael F. Holick
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:171
  34. Transgender people are at serious risk for HIV infection and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), they are four times more likely to experience HIV infection than the general population. The aim of th...

    Authors: Azar Nematollahi, Safoora Gharibzadeh, Maryam Damghanian, Saeid Gholamzadeh and Farnaz Farnam
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:170
  35. Little research has been conducted to explore variables associated with the healthcare providers’ (HCPs) understanding and recommendation of human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV) since the vaccine was approved fo...

    Authors: Siqi Chen, Chaofan Mei, Weikang Huang, Peiyi Liu, He Wang, Wei Lin, Shixin Yuan and Yueyun Wang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:169
  36. Inefficiency of in vitro fertilization (IVF) programs can be caused by implantation failures. The uterine microbiota can influence the implantation process. However, it still remains unclear whether opportunis...

    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 2022 22:168
  37. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a global health problem associated with significant morbidity during reproductive age. Only a few published studies that address the clinical manifestations and phenotypic p...

    Authors: Alawia N. Elasam, Mohamed A. Ahmed, Abdel B. A. Ahmed, Manal E. Sharif, Abdalla Abusham, Bahaeldin Hassan and Ishag Adam
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:165
  38. It has been hypothesized that women with significant pelvic organ prolapse (POP), particularly of the anterior vaginal wall, may have voiding dysfunction (VD). Although the VD mechanism due to cystocele is not...

    Authors: Takeya Kitta, Hirokazu Abe, Huang Ting-wen, Masahiro Fujikawa, Minoru Nakazono, Taiki Sasa, Yukiko Doi, Sari Toki, Daigo Okada, Atsuhiko Ochi, Koichiro Suzuki, Yasuhide Kitagawa and Nobuo Shinohara
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:164

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