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  1. Endometriosis is one of the most common gynecological diseases. It is still a chameleon in many aspects and urges intense research activities in the fields of diagnosis, therapy and prevention. Despite the nee...

    Authors: Dörthe Brüggmann, Alexandra Elizabeth-Martinez, Doris Klingelhöfer, David Quarcoo, Jenny M. Jaque and David A. Groneberg
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:64
  2. To assess the effect of brisk walking on postural stability, bone mineral density (BMD) and body composition in women over 50 years of age with a sedentary occupation.

    Authors: Aleš Gába, Roman Cuberek, Zdeněk Svoboda, František Chmelík, Jana Pelclová, Michal Lehnert and Karel Frömel
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:63
  3. On behalf of the medical staff of the National Institute of Oncology of Rabat, we conducted a retrospective study to report epidemiology and 5-year outcomes of cervical carcinoma in Moroccan women.

    Authors: Sanaa Elmajjaoui, Nabil Ismaili, Hanane El Kacemi, Tayeb Kebdani, Hassan Sifat and Noureddine Benjaafar
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:62
  4. Menarche is a milestone for adolescent girls. The timing of menarche is influenced by genetics, social status and nutritional status (e.g., height, weight and body mass index [BMI]) and impacts future health (...

    Authors: Zhenjie Wang, Shaonong Dang, Yuan Xing, Qiang Li and Hong Yan
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:61
  5. To investigate the role of CD138 immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of chronic endometritis (CE) and the risk factors for assisted conception patients having CE complications.

    Authors: Yu-qing Chen, Rui-li Fang, Yuan-na Luo and Can-qiao Luo
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:60
  6. In the United States, over 34 million American post-menopausal women have low bone mass (osteopenia) which increases their risk of osteoporosis and fractures. Calcium, vitamin D and exercise are recommended fo...

    Authors: Laura D. Bilek, Nancy L. Waltman, Joan M. Lappe, Kevin A. Kupzyk, Lynn R. Mack, Diane M. Cullen, Kris Berg, Meghan Langel, Melissa Meisinger, Ashlee Portelli-Trinidad and Molly Lang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:59
  7. Early childbearing influences women’s health. This study aims to examine the effects of socio-demographic factors on nutritional status of early childbearing mothers in Bangladesh based on Body Mass Index (BMI...

    Authors: Ashraful Islam, Nurul Islam, Premananda Bharati, Saw Aik and Golam Hossain
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:58
  8. The shared impact of breast cancer for women and their male partners is emerging as an important consideration during the experience of a breast cancer diagnosis, particularly during survivorship. This study a...

    Authors: Sharon Keesing, Lorna Rosenwax and Beverley McNamara
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:57
  9. Unintended pregnancy is among the major public health problems that predispose women to maternal death and illness mainly through unsafe abortion and poor maternity care. The level of unintended pregnancy is h...

    Authors: Faiza Mohammed, Abdulbasit Musa and Abdella Amano
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:56
  10. Both iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia are common in the United States with a prevalence amongst women of 12 % and 4 % respectively. These numbers are even higher in African-American women (AAW) and a...

    Authors: Lia A Bernardi, Marissa S Ghant, Carolina Andrade, Hannah Recht and Erica E Marsh
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:50
  11. Disparities in cancer incidence and mortality rates between regions arise due to differences in socioeconomic conditions and in human development factors. The major purpose of this study was to measure the rol...

    Authors: José De Ribamar Pinho-França, Maria Bethânia Da Costa Chein and Luiz Claudio Santos Thuler
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:54
  12. Kenya’s high maternal mortality ratio can be partly explained by the low proportion of women delivering in health facilities attended by skilled birth attendants (SBAs). Many women continue to give birth at ho...

    Authors: Tanya Caulfield, Pamela Onyo, Abbey Byrne, John Nduba, Josephat Nyagero, Alison Morgan and Michelle Kermode
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:52
  13. The purpose of the study is to investigate knowledge, attitudes and behaviours concerning cervical cancer, HPV and HPV vaccine of female students studying at a university in a health related department and exp...

    Authors: Selda Yörük, Ayla Açıkgöz and Gül Ergör
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:51
  14. This study was conducted to assess the efficacy and acceptability of using a multi-level pregnancy test (MLPT) combined with telephone follow-up for medical abortion in Tunisia, where the majority of providers...

    Authors: Rasha Dabash, Tara Shochet, Selma Hajri, Héla Chelli, Anne-Emmanuele Hassairi, Douha Haleb, Hayet Labassi, Ezzedine Sfar, Fatma Temimi, Leah Koenig and Beverly Winikoff
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:49
  15. By focusing upon formal sex education programmes, the Mozambican government has significantly enhanced the general health of adolescents and young adults. However, when it comes to contraception, little is kno...

    Authors: Rehana Capurchande, Gily Coene, Ingrid Schockaert, Manuel Macia and Herman Meulemans
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:48
  16. Advances in genetic technologies are expected to make population-wide genetic testing feasible. This could provide a basis for risk stratified cancer screening; but acceptability in the target populations has ...

    Authors: Susanne F. Meisel, Belinda Rahman, Lucy Side, Lindsay Fraser, Sue Gessler, Anne Lanceley and Jane Wardle
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:46
  17. Uterine fibroids (UFs) are the most common benign tumour in women, and many undergo hysterectomy or uterus-preserving procedures (UPPs) to manage their symptoms. We aimed to validate the recording of UFs in a ...

    Authors: Elisa Martín-Merino, Mari-Ann Wallander, Susan Andersson, Montse Soriano-Gabarró and Luis Alberto García Rodríguez
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:45
  18. In Italy in 2004, a very restrictive law was passed on medically assisted reproduction (MAR) (Law 40/2004) that placed Italy at the most conservative end of the European spectrum. The law was widely criticized...

    Authors: Irene Riezzo, Margherita Neri, Stefania Bello, Cristoforo Pomara and Emanuela Turillazzi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:44
  19. Recruitment rates for cancer trials are low for racial/ethnic minorities. Little is known about factors influencing trial recruitment in Asian patients. Our aim is to examine the barriers and facilitators for ...

    Authors: Guek Eng Lee, Mandy Ow, Desiree Lie and Rebecca Dent
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:43
  20. Female genital mutilation is currently a public health problem which needs investigation and immediate action. Ethiopia is the second-ranked African country in terms of having higher numbers of circumcised gir...

    Authors: Mulugeta Gajaa, Negash Wakgari, Yigzaw Kebede and Lemma Derseh
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:42
  21. To assess the demographic and attitudinal factors associated with HPV vaccine initiation and completion among 18–26 year old women in Utah.

    Authors: Andrew R. Wilson, Mia Hashibe, Julia Bodson, Lisa H. Gren, Brooke A. Taylor, Jessica Greenwood, Brian R. Jackson, Rosemary She, Marlene J. Egger and Deanna Kepka
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:41
  22. Breast cancer preventive behaviors have an extreme effect on women’s health. Despite the benefits of preventive behaviors regarding breast cancer, they have not been implemented as routine care for healthy wom...

    Authors: Maryam Khazaee-Pool, Fereshteh Majlessi, Ali Montazeri, Tahereh Pashaei, Ali Gholami and Koen Ponnet
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:40

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  23. Ethiopia is the second most populous country in Africa with a total fertility rate (TFR) of 4.8 children per a woman and contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) of 29 %. The overall prevalence of modern family pla...

    Authors: Mussie Alemayehu, Hailemariam Lemma, Kidan Abrha, Yohannes Adama, Girmatsion Fisseha, Henock Yebyo, Ejigu Gebeye, Kassahun Negash, Jemal Yousuf, Tigist Fantu, Tesfay Gebregzabher and Araya Abrha Medhanyie
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:39
  24. Uganda like many developing countries still experiences high levels of maternal and perinatal deaths despite a decade of maternal and perinatal death review (MPDR) program. Oyam district has been implementing ...

    Authors: Caroline Agaro, Jolly Beyeza-Kashesya, Peter Waiswa, Juliet N. Sekandi, Suzan Tusiime, Ronald Anguzu and Elizabeth Ekirapa Kiracho
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:38
  25. Attention to prenatal care and child delivery is important for the health of women and children, but in the Amazon these indicators tend to be historically unfavorable, in part by geographical and political is...

    Authors: Andréia S. Guimarães, Saulo A. S. Mantovani, Humberto Oliart-Guzmán, Antonio C. Martins, José Alcântara Filgueira-Júnior, Ana Paula Santos, Athos Muniz Braña, Fernando Luís Cunha Castelo Branco, Thasciany Moraes Pereira, Breno Matos Delfino, Alanderson A. Ramalho, Cristieli S. M. Oliveira, Thiago S. Araújo, Carlos Hermogenes Manrique de Lara Estrada, Nancy Arróspide, Pascoal T. Muniz…
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:37
  26. Changing trends demonstrate that women, in a number of economically-developed countries, are drinking at higher levels than ever before. Exploring key targets for intervention, this study examined the extent t...

    Authors: Helen M. Haydon, Patricia L. Obst and Ioni Lewis
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:36
  27. Understanding women’s contraceptive method choices is key to enhancing family planning services provision and programming. Currently however, very little research has addressed inter and intra-regional dispari...

    Authors: Rhoune Ochako, Chimaraoke Izugbara, Jerry Okal, Ian Askew and Marleen Temmerman
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:35
  28. In low- and middle-income countries, many women continue working later into pregnancy. In our recent study on some areas in rural China, most women stopped working already during the first trimester (≤3 months...

    Authors: Subas Neupane, Bright I. Nwaru, Zhuochun Wu and Elina Hemminki
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:34
  29. Physical inactivity is among the leading risk factors for non-communicable diseases. Saudi Arabia has just begun to address physical inactivity as recent studies have shown an alarming prevalence of insufficie...

    Authors: Nada M. Albawardi, Hoda Jradi and Hazzaa M. Al-Hazzaa
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:33
  30. Greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS) is pathology in the gluteus medius and minimus tendons and trochanteric bursa that causes debilitating tendon pain and dysfunction, particularly in post-menopausal wom...

    Authors: Charlotte Ganderton, Adam Semciw, Jill Cook and Tania Pizzari
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:32
  31. Covert contraceptive use (CCU) in sub-Saharan Africa is an indication of women’s inability to exercise autonomy in their reproductive choices. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and determinant...

    Authors: F. Baiden, G. P. Mensah, N. O. Akoto, T. Delvaux and P. C. Appiah
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:31
  32. Knowledge of danger signs of obstetric complications is first step in the appropriate and timely referral to essential obstetric care. Although women’s knowledge about the obstetric danger signs is important f...

    Authors: Nebiyu Maseresha, Kifle Woldemichael and Lamessa Dube
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:30
  33. Women living in Africa experience the highest burden of cervical cancer. Research and investment to improve vaccination, screening, and treatment efforts are critically needed. We systematically reviewed and c...

    Authors: Sarah Finocchario-Kessler, Catherine Wexler, May Maloba, Natabhona Mabachi, Florence Ndikum-Moffor and Elizabeth Bukusi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:29
  34. Women in developing countries might experience certain barriers to care more frequently than men. We aimed to describe barriers to essential surgical care that women face in five communities in Ghana.

    Authors: Adam Gyedu, Francis Abantanga, Godfred Boakye, Shailvi Gupta, Easmon Otupiri, Anita Eseenam Agbeko, Adam Kushner and Barclay Stewart
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:27
  35. The burden of cervical cancer remains huge globally, more so in sub-Saharan Africa. Effectiveness of screening, rates of recurrence following treatment and factors driving these in Africans have not been suffi...

    Authors: Emmanuel A. Oga, Jessica P. Brown, Clayton Brown, Eileen Dareng, Victor Adekanmbi, Michael Odutola, Olayinka Olaniyan, Richard Offiong, Kayode Obende, Ayodele Stephen Adewole, Achara Peter, Patrick Dakum and Clement Adebamowo
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:25
  36. Secondary lymphedema is common in women treated for breast cancer. It may be a result of surgery or radiotherapy. Edema commonly affects the arm, leading to discomfort, reduced arm movements, pain and diminish...

    Authors: Ganeswara Rao Melam, Syamala Buragadda, Adel A. Alhusaini and Nisha Arora
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:23
  37. Breast cancer can be perceived as a traumatic event with disturbing effects on psychological domains such as depression, anxiety, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. In contrast, growing evidence has shown that...

    Authors: Catarina Ramos, Isabel Leal and Richard G. Tedeschi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:22
  38. It is well documented that the mucosal linings of the female genital tract (FGT) usually provides a robust barrier that protects against sexually acquired infections. However, to the best of our knowledge ther...

    Authors: Nathlee Samantha Abbai, Handan Wand and Gita Ramjee
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:19
  39. Ultrasonography has been extensively used in women suspected of having a gynecological malignancy. The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of 3D ultrasonography and power Doppler for discrimination b...

    Authors: Mohamed El-Sharkawy, Akmal El-Mazny, Wafaa Ramadan, Dina Hatem, Aly Abdel-Hafiz, Mohamed Hammam and Adel Nada
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:18
  40. Several studies of smoking cessation programs in clinical settings have revealed poorer outcomes for women compared to men, including counselling alone or in combination with pharmacotherapy. The objective of ...

    Authors: Nadia Minian, Jessica Penner, Sabrina Voci and Peter Selby
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:17
  41. Intimate partner violence during pregnancy is the most common form of violence that harms the health of women and the fetus but practiced commonly in developing countries. There is scarcity of information rega...

    Authors: Bedilu Abebe Abate, Bitiya Admassu Wossen and Tizta Tilahun Degfie
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:16

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