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  1. The early onset of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) before age 65 can introduce life and health care complications. Preserving an early-onset ADRD patient’s daily functioning longer and delayin...

    Authors: Wendy Y. Xu, Eli Raver, Jeah Jung, Yiting Li, Gaby Thai and Sunmin Lee
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:255
  2. Endometriosis is the presence of active ectopic endometrial glands and stroma at other sites outside the uterine cavity. It is a common cause of chronic pelvic pain which is sometimes debilitating, and inflamm...

    Authors: Ochuwa Adiketu Babah, Oyesola Oyewole Ojewunmi, Chika Kingsley Onwuamah, Ifeoma Christiana Udenze, Akinniyi Adediran Osuntoki and Bosede Bukola Afolabi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:253
  3. The Billings Ovulation Method®(the Billings Method) is a fertility awareness-based method (FABM) of family planning that relies on the observation of patterns of fertility and infertility based on vulvar sensa...

    Authors: Montserrat Ayala-Ramirez, Mary E. Grewe, Julie Kaiser, Emily Kennedy, Martha Winn and Rachel Peragallo Urrutia
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:251
  4. Transwomen (also known as transgender women) are disproportionately affected by all forms of gender-based violence (GBV). The high prevalence of physical, sexual and emotional violence not only predisposes tra...

    Authors: Naume Muyanga, John Bosco Isunju, Tonny Ssekamatte, Aisha Nalugya, Patience Oputan, Juliet Kiguli, Simon Peter S. Kibira, Solomon Tsebeni Wafula, David Ssekamatte, Richard K. Mugambe, Rhoda K. Wanyenze and Luisa Orza
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:250
  5. Oral cancer has created an alarming situation around the world, and being the 16th most common cancer worldwide, it has become a global concern. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of educational...

    Authors: Siamak Najafi, Fatemeh Mohammadkhah, Pooyan Afzali Harsini, Mojtaba Sohrabpour and Ali Khani Jeihooni
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:249
  6. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is underdiagnosed, but factors associated with women’s report of diagnosis are not well-understood, particularly social determinants of health. Therefore, in a population-based...

    Authors: Catherine Kim, Pamela J. Schreiner, David Siscovick, Ange Wang, Melissa F. Wellons, Imo Ebong, Thanh-Huyen Vu, Duke Appiah, Janet Catov, Enrique F. Schisterman, Zhe Yin and Cora E. Lewis
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:248
  7. Despite the known increasing incidence of breast cancer in China, evidence on the spatial pattern of hospitalization for breast cancer is scarce. This study aimed to describe the disparity of breast cancer hos...

    Authors: Mengjie Song, Xiaoxi Huang, Xueqiong Wei, Xuwei Tang, Zhixiang Rao, Zhijian Hu and Haomin Yang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:247
  8. In the southern part of Xinjiang, the incidence and mortality rates of the cervical cancer among Uyghurs are significantly higher than those of other ethnic groups living in the same environment, and their mor...

    Authors: Yilidana Mijiti, Hainiguli Yusupu, Haixia Liu, Xuefeng Zhang, Gulikezi Maimaiti, Reyilaimu Kawuli and Cailing Ma
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:246
  9. This study aimed to assess the value of endocervical curettage (ECC) in detecting high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion or worse (HSIL+) in women with type 3 transformation zone (TZ3) lesions, and to iden...

    Authors: Bingrui Wei, Qing Li, Samuel Seery, Youlin Qiao and Yu Jiang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:245
  10. Endometriosis affects many reproductive aged patients with fertility decline and poor outcomes of assisted reproductive treatments, mainly by decreased ovarian reserve and lower fertilization and implantation ...

    Authors: Niwei Yan, Xi Yuan, Sunxing Huang, Huiying Jie, Jing Wang and Yuan Yuan
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:244
  11. Fallopian tube serous adenofibromas are uncommon tumors of the female genital tract, only dozens of cases have ever been reported. Earlier study indicated that they might be derived from embryonic remnants of ...

    Authors: Isabel Hsu, Li-Hsuan Lee, Leonard Hsu, Shee-Uan Chen and Chao-Chin Hsu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:243
  12. Doping is a well-recognized risk factor for several potentially severe health effects. Scientific literature concerning the need for medical treatment for such adversities is still sparse. This is especially t...

    Authors: Paula Katriina Vauhkonen, Teemu Daniel Laajala, Katarina Mercedes Lindroos and Mikko Ilari Mäyränpää
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:242
  13. Bacterial vaginosis is a common and distressing condition for women. Short-term antibiotic treatment is usually clinically effective, but recurrence is common. We assessed the effectiveness of intravaginal lac...

    Authors: Jonathan D. C. Ross, Clare Brittain, Jocelyn Anstey Watkins, Joe Kai, Miruna David, Mara Ozolins, Louise Jackson, Zainab Abdali, Trish M. Hepburn, Frances Griffiths, Alan Montgomery, Jane Daniels, Alice Manley, Gillian Dean and Lindsay K. Armstrong-Buisseret
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:241
  14. The absorption of uterine distention fluid during hysteroscopic endometrial resection can cause volumeoverload, which can lead to coagulation dysfunction, acute left heart failure and pulmonary oedema in pati...

    Authors: Wuchang Fu, Xue Li, Hongchun Xu, Ting Zhao and Fangjun Wang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:240
  15. Puberty is a sensitive critical stage of human life. As numerous healthy habits and behaviors are created during adolescence, correct health education during puberty is essential to maintain and improve an ind...

    Authors: Sedighe Bab Eghbal, Zahra Aghaei Kenari, Asieh Ashouri, Nooshin Rouhani-Tonekaboni, Parisa Kasmaei, Fardin Mehrabian, Mahmood Karimy, Fatemeh Rezaei and Esmaeil Fattahi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:239
  16. Reproductive tract infections influenced a series of inflammatory processes which involved in the development of breast cancer, while the processes were largely affected by estrogen. The present study aimed to...

    Authors: YunQian Li, XingLi Gan, ZhuoZhi Liang, HengMing Ye, Ying Lin, Qiang Liu, XiaoMing Xie, LuYing Tang and ZeFang Ren
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:238
  17. Cesarean delivery carries both short term and long-term maternal complications. Eventhough it’s being a public burden, the proportion of complications and underlying risk factors are not studied well in our se...

    Authors: Hiwotemariam Alemu, Zeamanuel Anteneh Yigzaw, Lakachew Asrade, Bantayehu Nega and Amare Belachew
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:237
  18. Family planning (FP) is an important public health intervention that is proven to reduce unplanned pregnancies, unsafe abortions, and maternal mortality. Increasing investments in FP would ensure stability and...

    Authors: Chinyere Ojiugo Mbachu, Ifunanya Clara Agu, Chinazom N. Ekwueme, Anne Ndu and Obinna Onwujekwe
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:235
  19. In women with unexplained infertility, tubal flushing with oil-based contrast during hysterosalpingography leads to significantly more live births as compared to tubal flushing with water-based contrast during...

    Authors: D. Kamphuis, K. Rosielle, N. van Welie, I. Roest, A. J.C.M. van Dongen, E. A. Brinkhuis, P. Bourdrez, A. Mozes, H. R. Verhoeve, D. P. van der Ham, F. P.J.M. Vrouenraets, J. J. Risseeuw, T. van de Laar, F. Janse, J. E. den Hartog, M. de Hundt…
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:233
  20. Over half of female sex workers (FSW) in South Africa are living with HIV and clinical depression has been frequently documented among FSW. Data characterizing structural determinants of depression and the rol...

    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 23:232

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  21. Female genital mutilation comprises all procedures involving the partial or total removal of female external genitalia or other injury to the female external organs, whether for religious, cultural or other no...

    Authors: Tafese Dejene Jidha and Abdi Kebede Feyissa
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:231
  22. Breast cancer impacts millions of people worldwide, and in Peru, breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer related death among women. Breast cancer treatment is physically and emotionally burdensome and...

    Authors: Brittany C. Fields, Rachel M. Morse, Emma Ortega, Kristen Waterfield, Bryn A. Prieto, Richard Oberhelman and Valerie A. Paz-Soldán
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:230
  23. A potential concern has been raised regarding fertility and reproductive outcome during the Covid-19 pandemic with growing stress and anxiety. However, information on the association between tissue stress reac...

    Authors: Kanae Ogawa, Khaleque N. Khan, Akemi Koshiba, Akira Fujishita, Go Horiguchi, Satoshi Teramukai, Kyoko Itoh, Sun-Wei Guo and Taisuke Mori
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:229
  24. Globally, use of herbal medicine during pregnancy and labour is often associated with adverse obstetric outcomes such as uterine rupture and fetal distress. However, in rural Malawi, information on the percept...

    Authors: Dziwenji Makombe, Enalla Thombozi, Winnie Chilemba, Alexander Mboma, Kondwani Joseph Banda and Elias Mwakilama
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:228
  25. Infertility and its related problems create tensions in infertile women, which may lead to reduced marital satisfaction and the use of ineffective coping strategies. Considering the important role of forgivene...

    Authors: Samaneh Safari, Seyedeh Batool Hasanpoor-Azghady and Leila Amiri-Farahani
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:227
  26. To harmonize and enhance economic growth at the individual, family, community, and national levels, healthy women embody the guardian of family health and a healthy world. They are anticipated to have the free...

    Authors: Charlotte H. Mwanja, Patricia Z. Herman and Walter C. Millanzi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:226
  27. Hyperemesis gravidarum is a severe form of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy characterized by more than 5% weight loss and ketonuria. Although there are cases in Ethiopia, there is still insufficient inform...

    Authors: Lakachew Asrade, Daniel Misikir, Hiwotemariam Alemu, Amare Belachew and Hunegnaw Almaw
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:225
  28. Female infertility is a major problem for women of reproductive-age worldwide. Oxidative stress and inflammation are involved in processes related to female infertility. Serum uric acid levels, an indicator of...

    Authors: Chen Luo, Haiying Cheng, Xiao He, Xiaojun Tan and Xianghong Huang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:224
  29. Studies across the world have shown that parent-adolescent SRH communication can prevent unhealthy sexual and reproductive health (SRH) practices among adolescents and promote their sexual and reproductive hea...

    Authors: D Mataraarachchi, P.K. Buddhika Mahesh, T.E.A. Pathirana, Gayan Ariyadasa, Chamanthi Wijemanne, Indumini Gunatilake, Indika Nupahewa, Ayesha Gunasoma and P.V.S.C. Vithana
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:223
  30. Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) affects women’s quality of life in various aspects. However, evidence on the healthcare-seeking behavior of women with POP is limited. Therefore, this review aimed to identify and s...

    Authors: Melese Siyoum, Wondwosen Teklesilasie, Yitateku Alelgn and Ayalew Astatkie
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:222
  31. Early-stage breast cancer (BC) is the second most common malignancy in women, worldwide. Early-detection and treatment advances have led to 5-year survival rates of 90% for early-stage breast cancer. However, ...

    Authors: Debra E. Lyon, Yingwei Yao, Timothy Garrett, Debra Lynch Kelly, Lakeshia Cousin and Kellie J. Archer
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:221
  32. Although there is global recognition of the importance of involving men in family planning and reproductive health matters, this issue has received insufficient attention in many countries. The present study s...

    Authors: Sukma Rahayu, Nohan Arum Romadlona, Budi Utomo, Riznawaty Imma Aryanty, Elvira Liyanto, Melania Hidayat and Robert J. Magnani
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:220
  33. Gender-based violence (GBV) includes any physical, sexual, psychological, economic harms, and any suffering of women in the form of limiting their freedom in personal or social life. As a global crisis, COVID-...

    Authors: Abbas Ostadtaghizadeh, Mozhdeh Zarei, Nadia Saniee and Mohammad Aziz Rasouli
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:219
  34. Poor knowledge and awareness of cervical cancer screening and vaccination are significant barriers to effective cervical cancer prevention in developing countries. Knowledge of cervical cancer and vaccination ...

    Authors: Laofe Ogundipe, Tolulope Ojo, Tunrayo Oluwadare, Eniola Olayemi, Funmilayo Oluwafemi, Olawale Oni, Olasumbo Kukoyi and Edidiong Orok
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:218
  35. Cervical cancer is the fourth most diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer death, and it still poses a crippling threat to women’s health. China launched the National Cervical Cancer Screening Program...

    Authors: Min Zhao, Xin Pu, Guo-Yu Ma, Meng-Jiao Zhang, Lei Luo, Rong-yan Gu, Ming-Zhu Gao and Le Cai
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:217
  36. According to International Convention on the Right of Person with Disabilities (CRPD), all nations should discern Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) as human rights and needs of all people living with disabi...

    Authors: Bayew Kelkay Rade, Animut Tagele Tamiru, Getie Lake Aynalem, Eden Bishaw Taye, Mamaru Melkie, Alamirew Abera, Endeshaw Admassu Cherkos and Mengstu Melkamu Asaye
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:215
  37. Understanding how prenatal care influences planned postpartum contraception can help guide shared decision-making. This study looks to examine the association of the quality of prenatal care with planned postp...

    Authors: Hannah L. Chapman, Dana Chase, Bikash Bhattarai, Maureen Sutton, Isuzu Meyer and Caleb Schofield
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:214
  38. Alcohol abuse among women is a significant health problem. Consuming alcohol in high amounts causes decreased sexual stimulation, vaginal lubrication, dyspareunia, and difficulty reaching orgasm. Due to the di...

    Authors: Nader Salari, Razie Hasheminezhad, Afshin Almasi, Mahvan Hemmati, Shamarina Shohaimi, Hakimeh Akbari and Masoud Mohammadi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:213
  39. Building health literacy about potentially modifiable risk factors for breast cancer may help to empower women to make more informed decisions about their breast health; however there has been limited qualitat...

    Authors: Brooke Nickel, Josephine Armiger, Christobel Saunders, Wendy Vincent, Rachael H Dodd, Anthea Temple, Nalini Bhola, Angela Verde and Nehmat Houssami
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:211
  40. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrinopathy in women of reproductive age group and is highly associated with an increased risk of diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and hyper est...

    Authors: Isha Rajbanshi, Vijay Kumar Sharma, Eans Tara Tuladhar, Aseem Bhattarai, Mithileshwar Raut, Raju Kumar Dubey, Poonam Koirala and Apeksha Niraula
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:208
  41. Endometriosis is a crippling, ongoing, chronic inflammatory condition. The management of these patients has been impacted by the current COVID-19 pandemic, which is still controversial. This study compared the...

    Authors: Sanhong Liu, Cong Hou, Sisi Tang, Shutong Bai and Ying Deng
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:206
  42. Life satisfaction refers to the perceived satisfaction of individuals concerning various aspects of their lives. The present study investigated the predictive role of sexual-related determinants in life satisf...

    Authors: Nasim Bahrami, Mobina Hosseini, Mark D. Griffiths and Zainab Alimoradi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:204
  43. Prediction of individual ovarian response to exogenous gonadotropin is a cornerstone for success and safety in all controlled ovarian stimulation (COS) protocols. Providing the best FSH starting dose according...

    Authors: Shuxie Wu, Yanping Li, Gao Wu and Hanbin Wu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:202

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