Skip to main content

Articles

Page 5 of 40

  1. Iron deficiency anemia disrupts the concentration of adolescent girls; reduces their academic achievement, productivity, and physical strength, and increases the risk of infection. This research aim was to eva...

    Authors: Ali Khani Jeihooni, Sanaz Hoshyar, Pooyan Afzali Harsini and Tayebeh Rakhshani

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:256

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  2. Data on long-term cosmetic outcome, overall survival, and disease-free survival of endoscope-assisted partial mastectomy (EAPM) for breast cancer are scarce. Thus, we examined these outcomes after a 10-year fo...

    Authors: Nobuyuki Takemoto, Ai Koyanagi and Hiroshi Yamamoto

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:253

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  3. This study analyzed the changes of serum and pathological biomarkers during fertility-sparing therapy of endometrial cancer (EC) or endometrial atypical hyperplasia (EAH), to investigate their implications for...

    Authors: Yiqin Wang, Rong Zhou, Xiaobo Zhang, Huixin Liu, Danhua Shen and Jianliu Wang

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:252

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  4. Cervical cancer screening in sub-Saharan countries relies on primary visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA). Primary human papillomavirus (HPV)-based screening is considered a promising alternative. However,...

    Authors: Keitly Mensah, Charles Kaboré, Salifou Zeba, Magali Bouchon, Véronique Duchesne, Dolorès Pourette, Pierre DeBeaudrap and Alexandre Dumont

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:251

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  5. Relugolix is a once-daily, oral, nonpeptide, gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor antagonist. The aim of this study was to evaluate safety of relugolix over 24 weeks in women with endometriosis-associated p...

    Authors: Yutaka Osuga, Yoshifumi Seki, Masataka Tanimoto, Takeru Kusumoto, Kentarou Kudou and Naoki Terakawa

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:250

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  6. To evaluate the indications for admission and mortality rates of women of reproductive age admitted to a tertiary Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and to compare the outcomes of obstetric and non-obstetric admissions.

    Authors: Karishma P. Ramlakhan, Diederik Gommers, Carmen E. R. M. Jacobs, Khaoula Makouri, Johannes J. Duvekot, Irwin K. M. Reiss, Arie Franx, Jolien W. Roos-Hesselink and Jérôme M. J. Cornette

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:248

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  7. The aim of this study was to determine the reproducibility and tolerance of perianal ultrasound (PAUS) and detect differences in sphincter muscles between various measuring positions and different maneuvers. P...

    Authors: Miriam Hölscher, Charlotte Gräf, Anna-Lena Stickelmann, Elmar Stickeler and Laila Najjari

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:247

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  8. Elagolix is an oral, gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) receptor antagonist, that significantly reduces dysmenorrhea and non-menstrual pelvic pain (NMPP) in women with moderate to severe endometriosis-assoc...

    Authors: Mauricio S. Abrao, Eric Surrey, Keith Gordon, Michael C. Snabes, Hui Wang, Horia Ijacu and Hugh S. Taylor

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:246

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  9. We aimed to investigate the risk factors of placenta accreta spectrum (PAS) disorder, management options and maternal and neonatal outcomes of these pregnancies in a resource-limited clinical setting.

    Authors: Maryam Kasraeian, Atefe Hashemi, Kamran Hessami, Shaghayegh Moradi Alamdarloo, Razie Vahdani, Homeira Vafaei, Fateme Sadat Najib, Zahra Shiravani, Behnaz Razavi, Nahid Homayoon, Mahsa Nayebi, Khadije Bazrafshan and Mojgan Akbarzadeh Jahromi

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:243

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  10. A persistent research finding in Finland and elsewhere has been variation in medical practices both between and within countries. Variation seems to exist especially if medical decision making involves discret...

    Authors: Tiina Vikstedt, Martti Arffman, Satu Heliövaara-Peippo, Kristiina Manderbacka, Eeva Reissell and Ilmo Keskimäki

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:242

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  11. Intimate partner violence (IPV) has been recognized as a defining human rights, development and public health issue of our time. Economic empowerment is one of the most promising interventions to reduce IPV i...

    Authors: Heidi Stöckl, Anushé Hassan, Meghna Ranganathan and Abigail M. Hatcher

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:241

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  12. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep-related disorder with breathing difficulties. Previous studies revealed that epicardial fat thickness (EFT) correlates with OSA severity. Interestingly, female patients...

    Authors: Yong Zhang, Jian Wang, Wen Shui, Zhenxia Zhang, Juan Li and Jin Ma

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:239

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  13. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Yasushi Kotani, Kosuke Murakami, Risa Fujishima, Akiko Kanto, Hisamitsu Takaya, Masao Shimaoka, Hidekatsu Nakai and Noriomi Matsumura

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:238

    Content type: Correction

    Published on:

    The original article was published in BMC Women's Health 2021 21:219

  14. Colorectal cancer is a condition which is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to assess urinary dysfunction and its effect on quality of life in women who underwent t...

    Authors: Henry H. Chill, Shani Y. Parnasa, Noam Shussman, Roie Alter, Briggite Helou, Adiel Cohen, Alon J. Pikarsky and David Shveiky

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:237

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  15. The basic principle of vaginal laser therapy is the rejuvenation of the affected tissue. Zinc and copper are essential nutritional trace elements and have a key role in connective tissue homeostasis. We aimed ...

    Authors: Attila G. Sipos, Krisztina Pákozdy, Szilvia Jäger, Kindra Larson, Peter Takacs and Bence Kozma

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:235

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  16. Defining the disrupted mothering would contribute to developing strategies to support mothers with breast cancer. The aim of this study was to analyze the concept of mothering disruption using a hybrid model.

    Authors: Effat Mazaheri, Akram Ghahramanian, Leila Valizadeh, Vahid Zamanzadeh and Tonia C. Onyeka

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:234

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  17. Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is a very common problem with symptoms that can negatively affect normal daily life. This cross-sectional study aimed to investigate the prevalence of PMS symptoms and their relatio...

    Authors: Reem Abu Alwafa, Manal Badrasawi and Raheeq Haj Hamad

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:233

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  18. Achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment is a major global priority. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the Building the Resilience of Vulnerable Communities in Burkina Faso (BRB) proj...

    Authors: Benjamin T. Crookston, Josh H. West, Siena F. Davis, P. Cougar Hall, Greg Seymour and Bobbi L. Gray

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:230

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  19. Sleep quality is among the indicators associated with the quality of life of patients with cancer. A multitude of factors may affect patient sleep quality and are considered as associated predictive factors. T...

    Authors: Amina Aquil, Ouassil EL Kherchi, Naoual EL Azmaoui, Mustapha Mouallif, Maroua Guerroumi, Aziz Chokri, Arumugam R. Jayakumar, Abdellatif Benider and Abdeljalil Elgot

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:229

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  20. Superwoman refers to the identity of a woman who performs several important roles simultaneously and full-time, such as being a wife, mother, and homemaker while holding a job. This study aims to examine the c...

    Authors: Maryam Nosrati Beigzadeh, Hossein Ghamari Givi, Ali Rezaei Sharif, Ali Sheykholeslami, Leila Reisy and Hadi Hassankhani

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:227

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  21. Loneliness in mothers raising children under 3 years of age is a major challenge. The purpose of this study was to identify the individual, family, and community factors associated with loneliness among mother...

    Authors: Azusa Arimoto and Etsuko Tadaka

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:226

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  22. Breast cancer subtypes are known to have different metastatic recurrence sites. Distant metastases are often observed during the post-operative course in patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 ...

    Authors: Koji Takada, Shinichiro Kashiwagi, Yuka Asano, Wataru Goto, Rika Kouhashi, Akimichi Yabumoto, Sae Ishihara, Tamami Morisaki, Masatsune Shibutani, Hiroaki Tanaka, Kosei Hirakawa and Masaichi Ohira

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:225

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  23. To estimate the prevalence and severity of menopausal symptoms and anxiety/depression and to assess the differences according to menopausal status among women living with HIV aged 45–60 years from the cohort o...

    Authors: Ines Suarez-García, Belén Alejos, Maria-Jesús Pérez-Elías, Jose-Antonio Iribarren, Asunción Hernando, Margarita Ramírez, María Tasias, Mario Pascual, Inma Jarrin and Victoria Hernando

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:223

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  24. Women from migrant and refugee backgrounds who live in high-income countries are at increased risk of adverse perinatal outcomes, including mental health issues, preterm birth and maternal and infant mortality...

    Authors: Helen J. Rogers, Lily Hogan, Dominiek Coates, Caroline S. E. Homer and Amanda Henry

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:222

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  25. The purpose of this study was to compare cervical cancer screening by pap smear (PS) versus preliminary HPV testing based on self-collected samples (SC-HPV).

    Authors: Laura Reques, Camille Rolland, Anne Lallemand, Najat Lahmidi, Ezequiel Aranda-Fernández, Antonio Lazzarino, Julie Bottero, Françoise Hamers, Christine Bergeron, Ken Haguenoer, Guy Launoy and Niklas Luhmann

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:221

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  26. Prior to implementing a pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) demonstration study, we sought to explore cisgender women’s experiences with HIV prevention, PrEP knowledge and attitudes, and anticipated barriers and f...

    Authors: Elizabeth C. Pasipanodya, Jamila Stockman, Thupten Phuntsog, Sheldon Morris, Christina Psaros, Raphael Landovitz, K. Rivet Amico, David J. Moore and Jill Blumenthal

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:220

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  27. Laparoscopic surgery has been described as a minimally invasive surgery. The purpose of this study is to clarify its minimal invasive features using a patient questionnaire on the postoperative quality of life...

    Authors: Yasushi Kotani, Kosuke Murakami, Risa Fujishima, Akiko Kanto, Hisamitsu Takaya, Masao Shimaoka, Hidekatsu Nakai and Noriomi Matsumura

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:219

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Women's Health 2021 21:238

  28. Sexual assault is a prevalent crime against women globally with known negative effects on health. Recent media reports in Canada indicate that many sexual assault reports are not believed by police. Negative r...

    Authors: Karen McQueen, Jodie Murphy-Oikonen, Ainsley Miller and Lori Chambers

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:217

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Women's Health 2021 21:232

  29. Violence against women places them in a vulnerable position with regard to homelessness. Although sometimes invisible, women’s homelessness is a complex reality shrouded in dramatic biographies that should be ...

    Authors: Clara Isabel Posada-Abadía, Carolina Marín-Martín, Cristina Oter-Quintana and María Teresa González-Gil

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:216

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  30. There are only a few studies on sex hormones in females of different ages suffering from depression, and their conclusions are not uniform until now. This study aimed to investigate the correlation between the...

    Authors: Rong Lei, Yan Sun, Jiawen Liao, Yuan Yuan, Linlin Sun, Yugeng Liu, Xinyu Yang, Wenyou Ma and Zhenjian Yu

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:215

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  31. To investigate the clinical efficacy of the MyoSure hysteroscopic tissue removal system in the treatment of endometrial and cervical polyps in women with an intact hymen.

    Authors: Jiahui Yong, Xiaohui Guo, Hua Lan, Jing Yuan, Da Zeng, Xiangyang Zeng, Shuijing Yi and Songshu Xiao

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:214

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  32. The fertility rate in South Korea has been decreasing dramatically, as working women postpone or avoid childbirth due to the challenges of maintaining a career while raising a family. Working mothers with infa...

    Authors: Jeong-Ah Ahn, Eun Ha Roh, Tiffany Kim, Jin Hyang Lee and Ju-Eun Song

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:213

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  33. The consequences of obstetric fistula on affected women are more than the medical condition. It has extensive physical, psychological, social, and economic consequences on them. Obstetric fistula affects the ...

    Authors: Tilahun Fufa Debela, Zerihun Asefa Hordofa, Aster Berhe Aregawi and Demisew Amenu Sori

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:212

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  34. Siaya County in Western Kenya has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in Kenya. We sought to elucidate factors that influence mothers’ decisions regarding where to seek obstetrical care, to inform inte...

    Authors: Grace Umutesi, Matthew D. McEvoy, Kemberlee Bonnet, Sophie Druffner, David G. Schlundt, Harrysone E. Atieli, Joy N. China, Kennedy Onyango and Mark W. Newton

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:210

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  35. Based on the World Health Organization (WHO), workplace violence can affect events where employees are abused, attacked or threatened in their workplace, and it also has some consequences such as safety, welfa...

    Authors: Mitra Faghihi, Aliasghar Farshad, Maryam Biglari Abhari, Nammamali Azadi and Morteza Mansourian

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:209

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  36. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Tasleem J. Padamsee, Megan Hils and Anna Muraveva

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:204

    Content type: Correction

    Published on:

    The original article was published in BMC Women's Health 2021 21:157

Annual Journal Metrics