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  1. As advances in oncology have led to remarkable and steady improvements in the survival rates of patients with cancer and anticancer treatment can cause premature ovarian failure in women, fertility preservatio...

    Authors: Anna-Maria Taniskidou, Polychronis Voultsos, Vasileios Tarlatzis and Eleni Timotheadou
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:108
  2. Unmet need for family planning is a proportion of women among reproductive age group who want to stop or delay childbearing but are not using any method of contraception. One in ten married women face unmet ne...

    Authors: Mohammed Ammie, Mastewal Arefaynie, Bezawit Adane, Kedir Hussein and Mohammedsani Hassan
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:103
  3. Polo-like kinase 4 (PLK4) serves as a marker for tumor features and poor outcomes in cancers. This study aimed to explore the associations of tumor PLK4 protein expression with tumor characteristics and surviv...

    Authors: Qinyan Zhao, Minli Wang and Mingcong Chen
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:101
  4. Asherman syndrome is one of the endometrial factors that influence a woman’s reproductive capacity. However, in our context, it needs to be well-documented. This study aimed to evaluate the clinical characteri...

    Authors: Melkamu Siferih, Thomas Gebre, Fufa Hunduma, Abraham Abebe, Akebom Gebremichael, Habtamu Sewunet and Tewodros Shibabaw
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:99
  5. Premenstrual symptoms encompass a range of physical, emotional, and behavioral changes that cyclically occur before menstruation. Childhood abuse has been associated with subsequent mental health challenges, y...

    Authors: Maya Kfoury, Diana Malaeb, Perla Moubarak, Fouad Sakr, Mariam Dabbous, Souheil Hallit, Feten Fekih-Romdhane and Sahar Obeid
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:98
  6. The incidence of breast cancer among Chinese women has gradually increased in recent years. This study aims to analyze the situation of breast cancer screening programs in China and compare the cancer detectio...

    Authors: Mengdan Li, Hongying Wang, Ning Qu, Haozhe Piao and Bo Zhu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:97
  7. Many U.S. colleges and universities offer access to a healthcare center that provides sexual and reproductive health (SRH) resources, services, and products. The importance of health centers in college and uni...

    Authors: Rachel Olson, Jonathan Lehman, Angie Mejia, Rachael Ojeikhodion, Kristin Osiecki, Emily Kathambi, Silas Swarnakanth Kati and Anita Randolph
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:96
  8. Ethiopia’s population is growing at about 2.7% annually with a fertility rate of 4.1 births per woman. However, as per the knowledge of the researcher, not enough studies have been done in Ethiopia to identify...

    Authors: Mamo Nigatu Gebre
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:95
  9. Uncomplicated urinary tract infections (uUTIs) are one of the most common community-acquired infections, particularly among women. Common symptoms of UTI include dysuria, urinary urgency and increased frequenc...

    Authors: Zhao Yun, Danielle Powell, Aruni Mulgirigama and Jun Miyazaki
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:94
  10. Previous studies have shown a relation between the consumption of different types of meats and chronic disorders. This study aims to investigate the association between red and processed meat intake with metab...

    Authors: Atousa Zandvakili, Farideh Shiraseb, Dorsa Hosseininasab, Yasaman Aali, Raul D. Santos and Khadijeh Mirzaei
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:93
  11. Primary dysmenorrhea (PD) is an etiological cyclic pelvic pain related to the menstrual period; it can negatively impact women’s quality of life and productivity. The aim of the present study was to estimate t...

    Authors: Jordana Barbosa-Silva, Mariana Arias Avila, Raissa Fernanda de Oliveira, Anny Caroline Dedicação, Amanda Garcia Godoy, Jessica Cordeiro Rodrigues and Patricia Driusso
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:92
  12. premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) is defined as the menopause before 40 years of age, and its prevalence is reported to be two-fold higher in Iranian women than the average for woman globally. POI is assoc...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Mirinezhad, Maliheh Aghsizadeh, Hamideh Ghazizadeh, Sahar Ghoflchi, Mohammad Zamiri Bidary, Alireza Naghipour, Gordon A. Ferns, Tayebeh Hamzehloei, Alireza Pasdar and Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:91
  13. In Pakistan, the death rate for post-menopausal women with breast cancer is significant due to late detection and delayed referral to proper facilities. There are a few reports on Pakistan’s epidemiology and b...

    Authors: Lubna Gohar, Bushra Riaz, Muhammad Sohaib Nadeem, Seyyedha Abbas, Tayyaba Afsar, Suhail Razak, Fatima Muccee, Fohad Mabood Husain and Huma Shafique
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:90
  14. Women diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) face confusion and uncertainty about treatment options. The objective of this study was to determine whether there are differences in decisional conflict ab...

    Authors: Cecilia Portugal, Albert J. Farias, Erika L. Estrada and Aniket A. Kawatkar
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:89
  15. Evidence on how menstrual characteristics may differ based on socioeconomic factors and self-rated health is significantly scarce. The main aim of this study was to investigate the associations between menstru...

    Authors: Laura Medina-Perucha, Tomàs López-Jiménez, Georgina Pujolar-Díaz, Cristina Martínez-Bueno, Jordina Munrós-Feliu, Carme Valls-Llobet, Constanza Jacques-Aviñó, Anna Sofie Holst, Diana Pinzón-Sanabria, María Mercedes Vicente-Hernández, Andrea García-Egea and Anna Berenguera
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:88
  16. Approximately 50% of breast mucinous carcinomas (MCs) are oval and have the possibility of being misdiagnosed as fibroadenomas (FAs). We aimed to identify the key features that can help differentiate breast MC...

    Authors: Hongli Wang, Yue Hu, Cui Tan, Ran Gu, Yudong Li, Liang Jin, Xiaofang Jiang, Jingsi Mei, Qiang Liu and Chang Gong
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:87
  17. The objective of this study was to investigate the correlation between various factors and the clinical outcomes of Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) in both young and aged patients, aiming to provide a theoreti...

    Authors: Chunmei- Yu, Lijing- Bai, Jian mei-Zhou, Xiao yu-Wang, Li Chen and Jinghua- Zhang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:86
  18. Vaginal fistula (VF) affects 2–3 million women globally, with the majority in Africa. In Uganda, it’s 2%, with western Uganda having the highest prevalence. Major predisposing factors for refugee women include...

    Authors: George Opong, Everd Bikaitwoha Maniple and Caroline Noel Agabiirwe
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:85
  19. Obstetric causes are classified as direct (complications of pregnancy, childbirth or the puerperium) or indirect (caused by pregnancy but not directly caused by it). This study aimed to analyze maternal mortal...

    Authors: Eric Renato Lima Figueiredo, Claudia do Socorro Carvalho Miranda, Ana Cristina Viana Campos, Fabiana de Campos Gomes, Cibele Nazaré Câmara Rodrigues and João Simão de Melo-Neto
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:84
  20. Nowadays, the challenge of having single child is spreading in many countries. Only- child family is prevalent in 26% of families in Canada, 21% in the United States, 47.5% in Europe and 20% in Iran, which can...

    Authors: Fatemeh Seraj Shirvan, Maryam Moradi and Robab Latifnejad Ruodsari
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:83
  21. Neisseria gonorrhoeae causes gonorrhea and poses public health problems, including antimicrobial resistance. Current data on gonorrhea in prenatal participants in the study area are required. Thus, we aimed to i...

    Authors: Engdawork Demissie, Azanaw Amare, Muluken Birhanu and Mucheye Gizachew
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:82
  22. To analyze recurrent factors in patients with clinical early-stage cervical cancer (ESCC) following hysterectomy and adjuvant radiotherapy.

    Authors: Gui-Fen Ma, Gen-Lai Lin, Si-Tong Wang, Ya-Yu Huang, Chun-Li Xiao, Jing Sun, Ting-Yan Shi and Li-Bing Xiang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:81
  23. Preeclampsia affects a significant percentage of pregnancies which is a leading cause of premature birth. Probiotics have the potential to affect inflammatory factors, and oxidative stress, which are linked to...

    Authors: Rouhina Movaghar, Shamci Abbasalizadeh, Shabnam Vazifekhah, Azizeh Farshbaf-Khalili and Mahnaz Shahnazi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:80
  24. Promoting a favorable experience of postpartum care has become increasingly emphasized over recent years. Despite the fact that maternal health care services have improved over the years, postnatal care servic...

    Authors: Iranfachisa Gurmu Amana, Eden Girmaye Tefera, Eshetu Ejeta Chaka and Gizachew Abdissa Bulto
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:79
  25. The primary objectives were to determine the proportion of modern menstrual method (MMM) users among college going women in Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu; and to estimate the unmet needs associated with use ...

    Authors: Thavansree Durairaj, Periasamy Aparnavi, Seetharaman Narayanan, Sushmitha Mahantshetti, Srihari Dhandapani, Jeevithan Shanmugam, Ramesh Rathinamoorthy and Mohan Kumar
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:78
  26. Women’s health is usually looked upon in terms of their reproductive health. However, cardio-vascular diseases are one of the leading causes of death and disability among women, globally as well as in India. R...

    Authors: Shyambhavee Behera, Rahul Sharma, Kartikey Yadav, Pragti Chhabra, Milan Das and Sonu Goel
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:77
  27. Screening participation at recommended intervals is a crucial component of cervical cancer prevention effectiveness. However, little is known regarding the rate of re-screening in a Sub-Saharan context. This s...

    Authors: Sophie Evina Bolo, Bruno Kenfack, Ania Wisniak, Gilles Tankeu, Virginie Yakam, Alida Moukam, Jessica Sormani, Beat Stoll, Pierre Vassilakos and Patrick Petignat
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:76
  28. Cervical cancer is the fourth most common malignant tumor troubling women worldwide. Whether marital status affects the prognosis of cervical cancer is still unclear. Here, we investigate the prognostic value ...

    Authors: Qing Chen, Jinyan Zhao, Xiang Xue and Xiuying Xie
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:75
  29. Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) is an extremely widespread urogynecologic disorder, the prevalence of which increases with aging. PFD has severely affected women’s quality of life and has been called a social c...

    Authors: Shufei Zhang, BingShu Li, Jianfeng Liu, Lian Yang, Hanyue Li and Li Hong
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:74
  30. Breast cancer (BC) represents an important cause of cancer death, its incidence rate has been rising gradually in the Arab world, and in Syria, BC is the most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer deat...

    Authors: Mohammed Alshafie, Jameel Soqia, Dima Alhomsi, Mhd Basheer Alameer, Laila Yakoub - Agha and Maher Saifo
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:73
  31. Endometriomas are genetically distinct from other endometriosis lesions and could be associated with a predisposition to excessive inflammation. However, differences in clinical presentation between types of e...

    Authors: Fleur Serge Kanti, Valérie Allard and Sarah Maheux-Lacroix
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:72
  32. Zambian adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) have high HIV incidence and face barriers to the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Parental support improves PrEP use and adherence in some settings, but n...

    Authors: Christina Misa Wong, Tendai Munthali, Featherstone G. Mangunje, Mercy L. Katoka, Holly M. Burke, Bupe Musonda, Musonda Musonda and Catherine S. Todd
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:71
  33. Cervical cancer is the most preventable and ovarian cancer is the most lethal gynecological cancer. However, in the world, there are disparities in health care performances resulting in differences in the burd...

    Authors: Mohammadreza Azangou-Khyavy, Erfan Ghasemi, Negar Rezaei, Javad Khanali, Ali-Asghar Kolahi, Mohammad-Reza Malekpour, Mahsa Heidari‐Foroozan, Maryam Nasserinejad, Esmaeil Mohammadi, Mohsen Abbasi-Kangevari, Seyyed-Hadi Ghamari, Narges Ebrahimi, Sogol Koolaji, Mina Khosravifar, Sahar Mohammadi Fateh, Bagher Larijani…
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:69
  34. Cervical cancer is strongly associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. In this retrospective study, we analyzed the data of postmenopausal women who were tested for HPV in Nanjing First Hospital fro...

    Authors: Xiaorui Yin, Chunxue Zhang, Xiaoqing Wu, Jing Feng, Jingyan Xie and Yujuan Li
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:68
  35. Control of pelvic floor muscles (PFM) is emphasized as important to obtain functional breath support in opera singing, but there is not much research that proves PFM function as part of breath support in class...

    Authors: Ingrid Volløyhaug, Tuva Semmingsen, Anne-Maria Laukkanen, Clara Karoliussen and Kåre Bjørkøy
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:67
  36. Effective interventions to improve sexual dysfunction in breast cancer survivors need screening of these dysfunctions with a suitable instrument. The aim of present study was translation and identifying psycho...

    Authors: Marzieh Masjoudi, Zohre Keshavarz, Mohammad Esmaeil Akbari, Farah Lotfi Kashani, Malihe Nasiri and Hamid-Reza Mirzaei
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:66
  37. The goal is to identify risk factors associated with receiving a blood transfusion during the perioperative period in patients who undergo total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) using a large-scale national dat...

    Authors: Xianghua Cao, Xueliang Liu, Xingxing Zhang, Kefang Zhang, Chuan Chen, Qinfeng Yang, Jian Wang, Xueping Li and Ling Wei
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:65
  38. Sexual problems and diminished sexual quality of life can adversely affect the physical, psychological, and emotional health of women. The present study was done to determine the social intermediate factors of...

    Authors: Marzieh Bagherinia, Mahrokh Dolatian, Zoherh Mahmoodi, Giti Ozgoli and Hamid Alavi Majd
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:64
  39. Menopause hormone therapy (MHT), as an effective method to alleviate the menopause-related symptoms of women, its benefits, risks, and potential influencing factors for the cardiovascular system of postmenopau...

    Authors: Yimeng Gu, Fangfang Han, Mei Xue, Miyuan Wang and Yuxiao Huang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:60
  40. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are receiving increased amounts of attention as a critical public health issue. ACEs have a massive impact on future violence victimization and perpetration. They are also ...

    Authors: Yasmine Yousry Mohammed, Mervat Wagdy Abu-Nazel, Reham Said Ibrahim Aly and Zeinab Nazeeh Shata
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:59
  41. The relationship between serum vitamin D status and urinary leakage (UL) among middle-aged females needs to be further studied. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin ...

    Authors: Zeyu Li, Xinzhuo Lu, Keshuai Zhang, Shuangyan Wu, Wei Yu, Xiaoling Chen and Wenzhong Zheng
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:58
  42. An unintended pregnancy is a pregnancy that is either unwanted or mistimed, such as when it occurs earlier than desired. It is one of the most important issues the public health system is currently facing, and...

    Authors: Daniel Niguse Mamo, Yosef Haile Gebremariam, Jibril Beshir Adem, Shimels Derso Kebede and Agmasie Damtew Walle
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:57

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