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  1. Barriers to breast cancer screening remain despite Medicaid expansion for preventive screening tests and implementation of patient navigation programs under the Affordable Care Act. Women from underserved comm...

    Authors: Maria Castaldi, Abbas Smiley, Katharine Kechejian, Jonathan Butler and Rifat Latifi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:249
  2. Population-based research on the cumulative effects of socio-economic conditions and trauma exposures, particularly women’s experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV) on their mental health in Zimbabwe, ha...

    Authors: Mercilene Machisa and Simukai Shamu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:248
  3. Dolutegravir (DTG)-based regimens have been recommended by the WHO as the preferred first-line and second-line HIV treatment in all populations. Evidence suggests an association with weight gain, particularly ...

    Authors: Yussif Alhassan, Adelline Twimukye, Thokozile Malaba, Landon Myer, Catriona Waitt, Mohammed Lamorde, Angela Colbers, Helen Reynolds, Saye Khoo and Miriam Taegtmeyer
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:246
  4. Globally, intimate partner violence is one of the major health problems women face every day. Its consequences are enormous. However, our search of the available literature revealed that no study had examined ...

    Authors: Obasanjo Afolabi Bolarinwa, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah, James Boadu Frimpong, Abdul-Aziz Seidu and Zemenu Tadesse Tessema
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:245
  5. Bacterial vaginosis, BV, is a common inflammatory vaginal dysbiosis. The Mediterranean diet, MD, containing foods rich in antioxidant compounds, is shown to be beneficial for inflammatory conditions. This stud...

    Authors: Morvarid Noormohammadi, Ghazaleh Eslamian, Seyyedeh Neda Kazemi and Bahram Rashidkhani
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:244
  6. Intimate partner violence remains a major public health problem, especially in countries in sub-Saharan Africa. We examined the factors associated with married women’s attitudes towards wife-beating in sub-Sah...

    Authors: Betregiorgis Zegeye, Comfort Z. Olorunsaiye, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah, Edward Kwabena Ameyaw, Eugene Budu, Abdul-Aziz Seidu and Sanni Yaya
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:242
  7. Task shifting is a well-tested implementation strategy within low- and middle-income countries that addresses the shortage of trained mental health personnel. Task shifting can increase access to care for pati...

    Authors: Obadia Yator, Lincoln Khasakhala, Grace-John Stewart and Manasi Kumar
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:240
  8. Most women incarcerated in jail are not physically active and do not attend recreation time (rec-time), a time dedicated to being physically active, outside. The purpose of this study was to determine barriers...

    Authors: Ricky Camplain, Heather J. Williamson, Travis A. Pinn, Sara Shuman, Bethany M. Robinson, Maribeth Evans and Crystal Luna
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:239
  9. Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a major public health problem and a violation of women's human rights. Almost one third of women aged 15–49 years who have been in a relationship have experienced to some for...

    Authors: Menen Tsegaw, Bezawit Mulat and Kegnie Shitu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:238
  10. This cross-sectional study evaluated women’s attitudes toward the certification logos, labels, and advertisements for organic disposable sanitary pads (OSPs) and investigated what could be the main reason for ...

    Authors: Hayeon Kim, Jinyoung Jung, Yun-Kyoung Song, Taegwon Chang, Sungmin Park, Jiwon Park and Kyungim Kim
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:237
  11. Cervical cancer (CC) is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide and the leading cause of cancer deaths in developing countries. CC can be prevented through available preventive interventions. However,...

    Authors: Miresa Midaksa, Alemnew Destaw, Adamu Addissie, Eva Johanna Kantelhardt and Muluken Gizaw
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:236
  12. Cervical cancer represents a very high burden of disease, especially in Low- and Middle-income economies. Screening is a recommended prevention method in resource-poor settings. Cervical cancer screening (CCS)...

    Authors: Jyoshma Preema Dsouza, Stephan Van den Broucke, Sanjay Pattanshetty and William Dhoore
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:235
  13. Available human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines could have an important primary role in cervical cancer prevention once their long-term immunogenicity and safety are evaluated at the population level. The aim of...

    Authors: Emmanuel Timmy Donkoh, Edward Tieru Dassah and Ellis Owusu-Dabo
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:234
  14. The distribution of deaths and morbidities related to cervical cancer is disproportionally higher in low- and middle-income countries. In Ethiopia, there is a limited study on cervical cancer prevalence on Sex...

    Authors: Muche Argaw, Aynamaw Embiale and Belay Amare
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:233
  15. The optimal management of patients in reproductive endocrinology relies on the accuracy and validity of sex hormone assays. Endogenous or exogenous substances can compete with the analyte. This competition can...

    Authors: Jing Zhang, Liangzhi Xu and Lin Qiao
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:232
  16. The prevalence of chronic conditions such as diabetes and hypertension is increasing among reproductive-aged women in Bangladesh. However, the pattern of contraceptive use among this population remains unknown...

    Authors: Md Nuruzzaman Khan, M. Mofizul Islam and Rakibul M. Islam
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:230
  17. Preoperative anemia affects perioperative outcomes and often causes fatigue and psychological disorders. Therefore, anemia should be treated before a patient undergoes surgery. Ninjin’yoeito (NYT), a Japanese ...

    Authors: Taro Yagi, Kenjiro Sawada, Mayuko Miyamoto, Yasuto Kinose, Satoshi Nakagawa, Tsuyoshi Takiuchi, Michiko Kodama, Eiji Kobayashi, Kae Hashimoto, Seiji Mabuchi, Takuji Tomimatsu, Kiyoshi Yoshino and Tadashi Kimura
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:229
  18. Despite the early diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer, it is still a significant public health problem in Somalia. This study was conducted to evaluate the knowledge and attitudes of healthcare professi...

    Authors: Şeyma Zehra Altunkurek, Samira Hassan Mohamed, Eda Şahin and Sümeyra Yilmaz
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:228
  19. Interprofessional collaboration has an important role in health care for breast cancer patients who are undergoing treatment at the hospital. Interprofessional collaboration has been reported to provide signif...

    Authors: Dea Anita Ariani Kurniasih, Elsa Pudji Setiawati, Ivan Surya Pradipta and Anas Subarnas
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:227
  20. The World Health Organisation’s efforts to eliminate cervical cancer by 2030 with a target of 70% screening coverage using a high-performance test demand that women increase participation in screening. Factors...

    Authors: Nancy Innocentia Ebu Enyan, Anita Efua Davies, Rita Opoku-Danso, Francis Annor and Dorcas Obiri-Yeboah
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:225
  21. This study aimed to compare the efficacy of albumin-bound paclitaxel combined with carboplatin (Nab-TC) with that of traditional solvent-based paclitaxel combined with carboplatin (TC) as neoadjuvant chemother...

    Authors: Huan Wang, Lingyun Fan, Xia Wu and Yimin Han
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:224
  22. Pelvic organ prolapse remains a neglected public health problem in developing countries. The burden of pelvic organ prolapse varies by region and ranges from 9 to 20%. It poses an impact on women’s quality of ...

    Authors: Dawit Abebe, Mohammed Abdurke Kure, Enku Afework Demssie, Sinetibeb Mesfin, Melake Demena and Merga Dheresa
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:223
  23. Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) means providing only breast milk for infants for up to six months without the addition of solid or liquid matter. Even though EBF had great benefits for infants and mothers, the r...

    Authors: Amare Zewdie, Temesgen Taye, Abebaw Wasie Kasahun and Abdu Oumer
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:222
  24. Postpartum depression (PPD) is the most prevalent mental health disorder after childbirth, notably during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, PPD is known to have a long-term influence on the mother and the ne...

    Authors: Rania Nafi’ Suleiman Alsabi, Alif Firdaus Zaimi, Thanusha Sivalingam, Nurul Nazirah Ishak, Aishah Siddiqah Alimuddin, Rima Aggrena Dasrilsyah, Nurul Iftida Basri and Amilia Afzan Mohd Jamil
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:221
  25. The consequence of the Great Ethiopian Famine (1983–1985) on mortality had been well documented. However, the long term assaults of the famine on adulthood health, particularly on the risk of hypertension, has...

    Authors: Kalkidan Hassen Abate, Getachew Arage, Habtamu Hassen, Jemal Abafita and Tefera Belachew
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:220
  26. Endometriosis and adenomyosis are common benign conditions compromising both physical and psychological health, with a negative impact on quality of life. This survey aimed to establish what the users’ perspec...

    Authors: Marianne Omtvedt, Elisabeth Bean, Kirsten Hald, Elisabeth Raasholm Larby, Guri B. Majak and Tina Tellum
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:219
  27. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the health and well-being of people worldwide, yet few studies have qualitatively examined its cumulative effects on ciswomen living with HIV (WLWH). We aimed to explore how ...

    Authors: Samantha A. Devlin, Amy K. Johnson, Moira C. McNulty, Olivier L. Joseph, André Hall and Jessica P. Ridgway
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:218
  28. Women living with HIV (WLWH) report low engagement in health care, missed office visits, and less engagement in the clinical encounter. Strengthening the clinical encounter for WLWH may improve health outcomes...

    Authors: Schenita D. Randolph, Ragan Johnson, Kara McGee, Adaora A. Adimora, Catalina Ramirez, Donald E. Bailey Jr., Lauren Holt, Amie Koch, Jacquelyn M. McMillian-Bohler, Tiarney Ritchwood and Michael V. Relf
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:217
  29. Obesity is increasingly a public health concern in low- and middle-income countries, including Malawi where 36% of women have body mass index in overweight/obese categories in urban areas. Eating behaviors, at...

    Authors: Myness Kasanda Ndambo, Alinane Linda Nyondo-Mipando and Chrissie Thakwalakwa
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:216
  30. Intimate partner violence (IPV) adversely affects women’s reproductive health outcomes but to what extent women’s justification of IPV affects maternal health care service utilization is unexplored.

    Authors: Som Kumar Shrestha, Subash Thapa, Don Vicendese and Bircan Erbas
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:215
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. Despite being a preventable disease, cervical cancer continues to be a public health concern, affecting mainly lower and middle-income countries. Therefore, in Bogotá a home-visit based program was instituted ...

    Authors: David Barrera Ferro, Steffen Bayer, Sally Brailsford and Honora Smith
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:212
  34. In 2014, the Thai government launched a free-of-charge long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) program for Thai female adolescents. However, its acceptance had not been reported. Therefore, this study aim...

    Authors: Sathaphone Inthavong, Tawiwan Pantasri, Nuntana Morakote, Tanarat Muangmool, Wirawit Piyamongkol, Saipin Pongsatha and Somsak Chaovisitseree
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:211
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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

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