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  1. Epithelial ovarian cancer is the most frequent gynecologic malignancy; it has a poor prognosis and often occurs bilaterally. Most cases of synchronous bilateral ovarian cancer (SBOC) are metastases from the ot...

    Authors: Mimori Fujimori, Toshifumi Takahashi, Yuka Furukawa, Atsuhiro Takanashi, Yoshiyuki Iizawa, Masatoshi Jimbo, Shu Soeda, Keiya Fujimori and Kazuyuki Takeichi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:103
  2. Endometriosis is a common benign gynecological disease characterized by growing-functioning endometrial tissue outside the uterus. Extra-pelvic endometriosis, which accounts for approximately 12% of endometrio...

    Authors: Jinjin Li, Yingwei Liu, Kaiwen Du, Lin Xiao, Xinyue He, Fengqin Dai and Junying Tang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:101
  3. Women living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) tend to develop cervical cancer at a younger age than women without HIV. The World Health Organization’s (WHO) 2021 guidelines for screening and treatment o...

    Authors: Doreen Ramogola-Masire, Surbhi Grover, Anikie Mathoma, Barati Monare, Lesego Gabaitiri, Lisa Bazzett-Matabele, GJustus Hofmeyr, Chelsea Morroni and Rebecca Luckett
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:100
  4. Facebook addiction is increasing, giving rise to limited real-life social networks, loneliness, poor work and academic performance, psychopathology, and low well-being. Facebook entails numerous factors that i...

    Authors: Amira Mohammed Ali, Amin Omar Hendawy, Eman Sameh Abd Elhay, Esraa Mohammed Ali, Abdulmajeed A. Alkhamees, Hiroshi Kunugi and Nagia I. Hassan
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:99
  5. Pregnancy is a period of particular vulnerability to experience intimate partner violence against women (IPVAW). eHealth strategies have been implemented to identify women exposed to IPVAW and to combat the ab...

    Authors: Rodrigo Fernández López, Sabina de-León-de-León, Stella Martin-de-las-Heras, Juan Carlos Torres Cantero, Jesús L. Megías and Antonella Ludmila Zapata-Calvente
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:98
  6. Cervical cancer is common worldwide. Despite the existence of primary and secondary prevention strategies, the survival rate is decreasing in France due to an increasing proportion of advanced-stage cancer. Ou...

    Authors: Jérémie Mattern, Irène Letendre, Jeanne Sibiude, Cécile Pénager, Asma Jnifen, Fatoumata Souare, Sophie Ayel, Thuy Nguyen and Laurent Mandelbrot
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:97
  7. Despite high co-morbidity between premenstrual dysphoric disorder and mood disorders, there is a gap of research-based tools to monitor concurrent premenstrual and mood symptoms. In this study, we developed a ...

    Authors: Benicio N. Frey, Olivia R. Allega, Maha Eltayebani, Sabrina K. Syan, Jeronimo Mendes-Ribeiro and Luciano Minuzzi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:96
  8. Cannabis use among women of reproductive age has increased substantially in recent decades. Understanding reasons for cannabis use in this population is critical for cannabis use prevention efforts. Thus, this...

    Authors: Kara R. Skelton, Erin Donahue and Sara E. Benjamin-Neelon
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:95
  9. Although Samoan women have a high prevalence of obesity and multiple parity which are risk factors of pelvic organ prolapse, there is no prevalence data on this condition.

    Authors: Melanie Dembinsky, Ramona Boodoosingh, Saunima’a Ma Fulu-Aiolupotea, Uila Laifa Lima, Alec Ekeroma, Carol Bugge and Suzanne Hagen
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:93
  10. The use of unsafe materials to collect menstrual blood predisposes women and girls to infections. There is a paucity of literature on the utilization of reusable menstrual materials in sub-Saharan Africa. This...

    Authors: Emmanuel Anongeba Anaba, Emilia Asuquo Udofia, Adom Manu, Anita Anima Daniels and Richmond Aryeetey
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:92
  11. This study aimed to examine the effect of the combination of yoga training with high vitamin D dose supplementation on the expression and systemic levels of inflammatory cytokines and psychophysical status of ...

    Authors: Mahdi Naderi, Hajar Kordestani, Zahra Sahebi, Vahid Khedmati Zare, Sadegh Amani-Shalamzari, Mojtaba Kaviani, Joachim Wiskemann and Mahdieh Molanouri Shamsi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:90
  12. In Ethiopia, breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer among women. Little is known about the duration of disease and symptoms of patients who died from breast cancer in rural Ethiopia. The objective of thi...

    Authors: Wondimu Ayele, Amand Führer, Gabriele Anna Braun, Franziska Formazin, Andreas Wienke, Lesley Taylor, Susanne Unverzagt, Adamu Addissie and Eva J. Kantelhardt
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:89
  13. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is used to describe physical, cognitive, affective, and behavioral symptoms that affect young and middle-aged women occurring cyclically during the luteal phase of the menstrual cyc...

    Authors: Natnael Eshetu, Haimanot Abebe, Elishaday Fikadu, Serkalem Getaye, Seid Jemal, Shegaw Geze, Yibeltal Mesfin, Seboka Abebe, Daniel Tsega, Bitew Tefera and Wubishet Tesfaye
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:88
  14. Adolescence is a critical period characterized by significant physical, emotional, cognitive, and social changes, including the monthly occurrence of menstruation of adolescent girls. Despite being an inevitab...

    Authors: Md. Abu Tal Ha and Md. Zakiul Alam
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:86
  15. Previous studies have shown that physical activity (PA) correlates positively with health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in the general population. Few studies have investigated associations between device-me...

    Authors: Niina Sahrakorpi, Elina Engberg, Beata Stach-Lempinen, Tuija H. Tammelin, Janne Kulmala, Risto P. Roine and Saila B. Koivusalo
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:84
  16. Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine devices (LNG-IUDs) and copper intrauterine devices (Cu-IUDs) offer long-acting contraception; however, some women may discontinue use within the first year due to bleeding...

    Authors: Dustin Costescu, Rajinder Chawla, Rowena Hughes, Stephanie Teal and Martin Merz
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:82
  17. Endometriosis is a common benign but painful gynecologic condition. Studies suggest that the risk of some types of malignancies such as breast cancer is higher in women with endometriosis. Mammographic breast ...

    Authors: Ashraf Moini, Elnaz Salari, Hadi Rashidi, Khadije Maajani, Mahboubeh Abedi, Leila Bayani and Sadaf Alipour
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:81
  18. In young patients with early-stage epithelial ovarian carcinoma (EOC) who were received fertility-sparing surgery (FSS), the role of adjuvant chemotherapy is unclear. Here, we performed a multicenter study usi...

    Authors: Yoshiki Ikeda, Masato Yoshihara, Nobuhisa Yoshikawa, Akira Yokoi, Satoshi Tamauchi, Kimihiro Nishino, Kaoru Niimi and Hiroaki Kajiyama
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:80
  19. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common gynecologic disorder related to abnormal circadian rhythm. Therefore, we aimed to find whether the level of melatonin, a rhythm regulating hormone changed in the ov...

    Authors: Hongwanyu Li, Mei Liu and Cong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:79
  20. The condition of recurrent, crampy, lower abdominal pain during menses is defined as dysmenorrhea. The study aims to assess the factors affecting the prevalence of primary and secondary dysmenorrhea among Saud...

    Authors: Hanadi Bakhsh, Eatedal Algenaimi, Raghad Aldhuwayhi and Maha AboWadaan
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:78
  21. One of the leading health indicators during the COVID-19 crisis is health literacy and health-promoting behaviors. The present study aimed to investigate health literacy and health-promoting behaviors among wo...

    Authors: Ali Reza Yusefi, Eshagh Barfar, Salman Daneshi, Mohsen Bayati, Gholamhossein Mehralian and Peivand Bastani
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:77
  22. Research suggests that non-Hispanic Black (henceforth, Black) women and people with lower educational attainment have higher levels of allostatic load (AL). This study sought to determine the association betwe...

    Authors: Brittany Marie Williams, Christian Laurent, Rishab Chawla and Justin Xavier Moore
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:75
  23. Violence against women is a significant public health problem, and human rights abuse, and is associated with multiple adverse physical, mental, sexual, and reproductive health effects. The current study aimed...

    Authors: Sewnet Adem Kebede, Adisu Birhanu Weldesenbet and Biruk Shalmeno Tusa
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:74
  24. Advocating for and promoting contraception use is critical in reducing mother and child morbidity and mortality. Early Implanon discontinuation may result in unwanted pregnancies and induced abortions. Althoug...

    Authors: Mekonnen Obsu, Berecha Hundessa, Sileshi Garoma, Haji Aman and Hailu Merga
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:72
  25. Physiological and psychological changes during menopause can affect the quality of marital satisfaction. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of self-care education program on the severity of menop...

    Authors: Leila Karimi, Maliheh Mokhtari Seghaleh, Robabeh Khalili and Amir Vahedian-Azimi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:71
  26. To find the association between urinary adiponectin and metabolic syndrome (MetS) in peri- and postmenopausal women and its potential application as a noninvasive screening for MetS.

    Authors: Patsama Vichinsartvichai, Rattana Teeramara, Titima Jirasawas and Prirayapak Sakoonwatanyoo
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:70
  27. Black females in the United States face unique sociocultural conditions that impact their sexual development and increase their risk for sexually transmitted infections (STI), including but not limited to chla...

    Authors: Natasha Crooks, Barbara King and Audrey Tluczek
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:69
  28. We sought to investigate the association between insurance coverage history and cervical cancer screening among Davidson County, Tennessee, women diagnosed with incident cervical cancer.

    Authors: Emmanuel N. S. Sackey, Manideepthi Pemmaraju, Marie R. Griffin and Jessica L. Castilho
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:68
  29. Internal migration, a consequence of the demographic transition towards urbanization driven by globalization, represents a particular public health challenge. Change in residence from one sociocultural geograp...

    Authors: Jorge Terrazas and Dora Blitchtein
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:67
  30. Standardized tools are used to measure health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and they focus on selected physical, emotional, and social functioning. This approach may miss out on the heterogeneity of HRQoL am...

    Authors: Jonathan Mwangi, Laura Ternent, Patricia Opondo Awiti Ujiji, Edwin Were and Anna Mia Ekström
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:66
  31. Despite the abundance of studies reporting the prevalence of women's sexual abuse all over the world, there is a real lack of such reports in developing countries in general and Arab-Muslim societies in partic...

    Authors: Oumeima Brahim, Elyes Turki, Elaa Chebbi, Oumayma Fersi and Ridha Fatnassi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:64
  32. Genital wart (GW) is known as an infectious disease. Besides the infection, it is associated with a higher risk of cervical neoplasia and cancer in the infected population. The present research aimed to explor...

    Authors: Saeideh Shahsavari, Azin Alavi, Parisa Razmjoue, Shokrollah Mohseni, Vahid Ranae, Zahra Hosseini and Sakineh dadipoor
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:63
  33. Parenting self-efficacy is an essential component for parents to successfully perform their role and is important for mother and child well-being. To support parenting self-efficacy amongst working mothers, it...

    Authors: Ju-Eun Song, Eun Ha Roh, Hyun-Ju Chae and Tiffany Kim
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:62
  34. Breast cancer survivors experience altered body image and quality of life (QoL) due to the disease and its treatment. The multidimensional nature of body image and QoL makes their relationships complex. This s...

    Authors: Jinghua An, Kaina Zhou, Minjie Li and Xiaomei Li
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:61
  35. Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection remains a major cause of cervical cancer. Screening practice in South Africa has remained persistently low, with the invasiveness of pelvic examination as a major barrier t...

    Authors: Miracle Tamaraebi Eche and Kerry Vermaak
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:58
  36. Women of reproductive age who carry fragile X premutation (PM) alleles have 56 to 200 CGG repeats in the 5′-untranslated region of FMR1 gene are at increased risk for producing children with intellectual disabili...

    Authors: Neelam Meraj, Muhammad Yasin, Zia Ur Rehman, Haleema Tahir, Humaira Jadoon, Niamat Khan, Rabia Shahid, Maria Zubair, Irba Zulfiqar, Musarrat Jabeen, Shahzadi Neelam, Abdul Hameed and Shamim Saleha
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:57
  37. Many risk factors for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) have been proposed, and the cause is most likely multifactorial. This study aimed to investigate the effect of toileting behaviors on the natural course of ant...

    Authors: Osman Kose, Yavuz Tarik Atik, Deniz Gul, Burak Uysal, Haci Ibrahim Cimen and Mehmet Suhha Bostanci
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:56
  38. Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE) and Magnetic Resonance guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (MRgHIFU) are two noninvasive treatments for uterine leiomyoma.

    Authors: Madina Yerezhepbayeva, Milan Terzic, Gulzhanat Aimagambetova and Byron Crape
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:55

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