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  1. Sex and gender can interact to contribute to differences in morbidity and mortality between men and women. To detect such differences is an important issue for health policy planners when designing programmes ...

    Authors: María Teresa Carretero, Amaia Calderón-Larrañaga, Beatriz Poblador-Plou and Alexandra Prados-Torres
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:145
  2. Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the most common congenital infection in the U.S. and can result in permanent disabilities, such as hearing and vision loss, intellectual disability, and psychomotor and lang...

    Authors: Simani M Price, Erika Bonilla, Paul Zador, Denise M Levis, Christina L Kilgo and Michael J Cannon
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:144
  3. Most burns happen in low- and middle-income countries. In India, deaths related to burns are more common in women than in men and occur against a complex background in which the cause – accidental or non-accid...

    Authors: Nayreen Daruwalla, Jyoti Belur, Meena Kumar, Vinay Tiwari, Sujata Sarabahi, Nick Tilley and David Osrin
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:142
  4. Women in the menopausal transition and the postmenopausal period are affected with vasomotor symptoms, urogenital atrophy, sexual dysfunction, somatic symptoms, cognitive difficulty, sleep disturbance, and psy...

    Authors: Masakazu Terauchi, Asuka Hirose, Mihoko Akiyoshi, Yoko Owa, Kiyoko Kato and Toshiro Kubota
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:148
  5. To describe the clinical, functional and quality of life characteristics in women with Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). In addition, to analyse the relationship between the variables reported by the patients...

    Authors: Francine Chevalier, Carolina Fernandez-Lao and Antonio Ignacio Cuesta-Vargas
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:143
  6. Many Taiwanese women (43.8%) did not participate in regular cervical screening in 2011. An alternative to cervical screening, self-sampling for human papillomavirus (HPV), has been available at no cost under T...

    Authors: Shu-Ling Chen, Pao-Chun Hsieh, Chia-Hui Chou and Ya-Ling Tzeng
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:139
  7. A number of studies have identified male involvement as an important factor affecting reproductive health outcomes, particularly in the areas of family planning, antenatal care, and HIV care. As access to cerv...

    Authors: Joelle I Rosser, Jennifer M Zakaras, Sabina Hamisi and Megan J Huchko
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:138
  8. There is growing recognition of the difficult reproductive decisions faced by HIV-positive women. Studies in both resource-constrained and developed countries have suggested that many HIV-positive women contin...

    Authors: Yohannes Adama Melaku, Ejigu Gebeye Zeleke, John Kinsman and Akberet Kelem Abraha
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:137
  9. In vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment provides an opportunity to study early developmental responses to periconceptional dietary interventions. Retrospective studies have suggested links between preconception...

    Authors: Alexandra J Kermack, Philip C Calder, Franchesca D Houghton, Keith M Godfrey and Nicholas S Macklon
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:130
  10. Maternal mental health care is a neglected area in low and middle income countries (LAMIC) such as South Africa, where maternal and child health care priorities are focused on reducing maternal and infant mort...

    Authors: Tasneem Kathree, One M Selohilwe, Arvin Bhana and Inge Petersen
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:140
  11. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is a significant problem among female sex workers (FSWs) in Nagaland, India. Place of solicitation and sex vary considerably in this context. The aim of this study ...

    Authors: Anna BZ O’Halloran, Gregory Armstrong, Gajendra K Medhi, Collins Z Sono, Jagadish Mahanta and Michelle Kermode
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:133
  12. Summarizes the frequency, type, and context of sexual assault in a large sample of first-year university women at three Canadian universities.

    Authors: Charlene Y Senn, Misha Eliasziw, Paula C Barata, Wilfreda E Thurston, Ian R Newby-Clark, H Lorraine Radtke and Karen L Hobden
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:135
  13. The growing popularity of emergency contraceptives (ECs) among urban youth in Sub-Saharan Africa is accompanied by debates on morality and health. This study was situated in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and aimed to ...

    Authors: Rosalijn Both and Fantawork Samuel
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:134
  14. Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) is one of the most common debilitating menstrual problems and has remained one of the most frequent indications for hysterectomy in developing countries. Approximately in 40% of...

    Authors: Mariam Abid, Atif Ali Hashmi, Babar Malik, Saroona Haroon, Naveen Faridi, Muhammad Muzzammil Edhi and Mehmood Khan
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:132
  15. Physical inactivity presents a major public health challenge and is estimated to cause six to ten percent of the major non-communicable diseases. Studies show that immigrants, especially women, have an increas...

    Authors: Gerthi Persson, Amina Jama Mahmud, Eva Ekvall Hansson and Eva Lena Strandberg
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:129
  16. Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a significant public health threat which causes injury and acute and chronic physical and mental health problems. In India, a high percentage of women experience IPV. The pur...

    Authors: Akiko Kamimura, Vikas Ganta, Kyl Myers and Tomi Thomas
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:127
  17. Ovarian endometriomas are classified as benign ovarian lesions. During pregnancy endometriomas may undergo major morphological changes which are referred to as ‘decidualisation’. Decidualised ovarian endometri...

    Authors: Katie Pateman, Francesca Moro, Dimitrios Mavrelos, Xulin Foo, Wee-Liak Hoo and Davor Jurkovic
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:128
  18. The postpartum period can be a challenging time particularly for first-time mothers. This study aimed to assess two different interventions designed to reduce stress in the postpartum among first-time mothers.

    Authors: Hibah Osman, Matilda Saliba, Monique Chaaya and Georges Naasan
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:125
  19. A key strategy for minimizing HIV infection rates especially via reduction of Mother– to-Child transmission is by reducing the unmet need for family planning. In Ghana, the integration of family planning servi...

    Authors: Dennis Odai Laryea, Yaw Ampem Amoako, Kathryn Spangenberg, Ebenezer Frimpong and Judith Kyei-Ansong
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:126
  20. Physical activity may be an effective way of preventing or attenuating menopause-related symptoms, and it has been shown to improve quality of life in menopausal women. However, there have been some inconsiste...

    Authors: Min-Ju Kim, Juhee Cho, Younjhin Ahn, Gyeyoon Yim and Hyun-Young Park
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:122
  21. There is a worldwide rising tendency of women deciding to become physicians; hence, one of the most remarkable fields of investigation is the wellbeing of female doctors. The aim of this study was to describe ...

    Authors: Zsuzsa Győrffy, Diána Dweik and Edmond Girasek
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:121
  22. While the lifetime risk of developing cervical cancer (CaCx) and acquiring HIV is high for women in Tanzania, most women have not tested for HIV in the past year and most have never been screened for CaCx. Goo...

    Authors: Marya Plotkin, Giulia VR Besana, Safina Yuma, Young Mi Kim, Yusuph Kulindwa, Fatma Kabole, Enriquito Lu and Mary Rose Giattas
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:120
  23. The burden of mental and behavioural disorders in Australia has increased significantly over the last decade. The aim of the current study is to describe the hospital admission rates for mental illness over a ...

    Authors: Fenglian Xu, Elizabeth A Sullivan, Zhuoyang Li, Lucy Burns, Marie-Paule Austin and Tim Slade
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:119
  24. We conducted an independent external validation of three cardiovascular risk score models (Framingham risk score model and SCORE risk charts developed for low-risk regions and high-risk regions in Europe) on a...

    Authors: Louise Gek Huang Goh, Timothy Alexander Welborn and Satvinder Singh Dhaliwal
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:118
  25. Endometriosis is regarded as a complex and heterogeneous disease in which genetic and environmental factors contribute to the phenotype. The Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) plays important roles in t...

    Authors: Jamila Alessandra Perini, Jessica Vilarinho Cardoso, Plínio Tostes Berardo, Rosane Vianna-Jorge, Luiz Eurico Nasciutti, Marta Bellodi-Privato, Daniel Escorsim Machado and Mauricio Simões Abrão
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:117
  26. The number of cesarean scar pregnancy (CSP) has significantly increased in the recent decade. Although uterine artery embolization (UAE) has been adopted to minimize the blood loss during uterine curettage rem...

    Authors: Yifeng He, Xin Wu, Qiujing Zhu, Xuezhe Wu, Lingda Feng, Xia Wu, Aimin Zhao and Wen Di
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:116
  27. Cases of sexual assault are increasingly reported. However, Nigerian researchers have not given adequate attention to this subject despite its attendant social, physical and psychological consequences.

    Authors: Fatimat M Akinlusi, Kabiru A Rabiu, Tawa A Olawepo, Adeniyi A Adewunmi, Tawaqualit A Ottun and Oluwarotimi I Akinola
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:115
  28. Emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) are one of the means by which women can use after intercourse to prevent pregnancy. ECPs can be used to reduce the prevalence of unwanted pregnancies and unsafe abortions. ...

    Authors: Anthony Amalba, Victor Mogre, Monica NA Appiah and Winnifred A Mumuni
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:114
  29. The influence of parity and time interval between age at first pregnancy (AFP) and age at diagnosis on breast cancer survival is not established in the same way as their influence on breast cancer risk. We aim...

    Authors: JungSun Lee and Minkyung Oh
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:113
  30. Pelvic organ prolapse is a common health problem: the lifetime risk of undergoing surgery for pelvic organ prolapse by the age of 85 years is 19%. Pelvic organ prolapse has significant negative effects on a wo...

    Authors: Mèlanie N van IJsselmuiden, Anne-Lotte WM Coolen, Renée J Detollenaere, Jan den Boon, Marlies Bongers, Geerte van de Pol, Astrid Vollebregt, Celine M Radder, Jan Deprest and Hugo WF van Eijndhoven
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:112
  31. Political transition in Afghanistan enabled reconstruction of the destroyed health system. Maternal health was prioritised due to political will and historically high mortality. However, severe shortages of sk...

    Authors: Elizabeth M Speakman, Ahmad Shafi, Egbert Sondorp, Nooria Atta and Natasha Howard
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:111
  32. The frequencies of molecular breast cancer subtypes vary among different human populations. The Northeastern region of Brazil has a mixed population of African, Indigenous and European ancestry. This retrospec...

    Authors: Ana Cláudia de Macêdo Andrade, Carlos Alberis Ferreira Júnior, Beatriz Dantas Guimarães, Ana Waleska Pessoa Barros, Gibran Sarmento de Almeida and Mathias Weller
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:110
  33. The use of long acting and permanent contraceptive methods (LAPMs) has not kept step with that of short-acting methods such as oral pills and injectable in Africa. This study explores the association between w...

    Authors: Mengistu Meskele and Wubegzier Mekonnen
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:109
  34. Complications of clandestine abortions increase with gestational age. The aim of this study was to identify complications of second trimester clandestine abortions (STA) and those of first trimester clandestin...

    Authors: Elie Nkwabong, Robinson Enow Mbu and Joseph Nelson Fomulu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:108
  35. Menstrual pain which is severe enough to impact on daily activities is very common amongst menstruating females. Research suggests that menstrual pain which impacts on daily functioning may be even more preval...

    Authors: Susan Kennedy, Siobhan O’Higgins, Kiran Sarma, Carla Willig and Brian E McGuire
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:107
  36. The conflict-ridden context of eastern Congo has set the scene for grueling human rights violations, with sexual violence as one of the ‘weapons of war’. Currently, sexual violence continues, with a considerab...

    Authors: An Verelst, Maarten De Schryver, Eric Broekaert and Ilse Derluyn
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:106
  37. More than half of Pakistani women are illiterate, marginalized, and experience myriad health problems. These women are also disadvantaged in terms of their restricted mobility and limited access to public spac...

    Authors: Rubeena Zakar, Muhammad Z Zakar, Shazia Qureshi and Florian Fischer
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:105
  38. Surgical site infections are potential complications following open myomectomy. These infections usually develop immediately after the surgery, and are most often located in the myometrium. Pyogenic cervical c...

    Authors: Katsutoshi Oda, Yuji Ikeda, Daichi Maeda, Takahide Arimoto, Kei Kawana, Masashi Fukayama, Yutaka Osuga and Tomoyuki Fujii
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:104
  39. The prevalence of endometriosis is considerable but its diagnosis is a dilemma. The aim of this study was to explore the perception and experiences of endometriosis patients and physicians about occurrence and...

    Authors: Hedyeh Riazi, Najmeh Tehranian, Saeideh Ziaei, Easa Mohammadi, Ebrahim Hajizadeh and Ali Montazeri
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:103
  40. To compare the distribution of the intrinsic molecular subtypes of breast cancer based on immunohistochemical profile in the five major geographic regions of Brazil, a country of continental dimension, with a ...

    Authors: Filomena M Carvalho, Lívia M Bacchi, Kátia M Pincerato, Matt Van de Rijn and Carlos E Bacchi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:102
  41. There are significant disparities in breast cancer screening and survivorship between American Indian (AI) and non-Hispanic white women. This study aimed to identify the salient beliefs AI women from Oklahoma ...

    Authors: Eleni L Tolma, Julie A Stoner, Ji Li, Yoonsang Kim and Kimberly K Engelman
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:101
  42. Young and unmarried women have not been a target group for cervical cancer prevention in Korea. No previous studies have investigated the awareness of Pap testing, the intention to undergo Pap testing, or the ...

    Authors: Hae Won Kim
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:100
  43. Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women is an important, yet often neglected public health issue. The existence of gender norms imbalance expressed by men’s and women’s attitudes in relation to power and...

    Authors: Aline Umubyeyi, Ingrid Mogren, Joseph Ntaganira and Gunilla Krantz
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:99
  44. The World Health Organisation suggests that simplification of the medical abortion regime will contribute to an increased acceptability of medical abortion, among women as well as providers. It is expected tha...

    Authors: Mandira Paul, Kirti Iyengar, Sharad Iyengar, Kristina Gemzell-Danielsson, Birgitta Essén and Marie Klingberg-Allvin
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:98
  45. Early puberty onset has been related to future chronic disease; however breast bud assessment in large scale population studies is difficult because it requires trained personnel. Thus our aim is to assess the...

    Authors: Ana Pereira, María Luisa Garmendia, Daniela González, Juliana Kain, Verónica Mericq, Ricardo Uauy and Camila Corvalán
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2014 14:96

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