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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. Different evidence suggested that couples often disagree about the desirability of pregnancy and the use of contraceptives. Increased women's decision-making on contraceptives is identified as a key solution t...

    Authors: Desalegn Tesfa, Sofonyas Abebaw Tiruneh, Melkalem Mamuye Azanaw, Alemayehu Digssie Gebremariam, Melaku Tadege Engidaw, Mulu Tiruneh, Tsion Dessalegn and Belayneh kefale
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:52
  28. Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination is a form of primary prevention for cervical cancer. The HPV vaccination rate of female university students is not high in Korea and China. Therefore, the purpose of this...

    Authors: Hae Won Kim, Eun Ju Lee, Young Jin Lee, Seo Yun Kim, You Jing Jin, Youngji Kim and Jung Lim Lee
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:51
  29. Breast cancer is the second cause of death and the most common cancer in women worldwide, threatening different aspects of individual and mental health, quality of life, sexual function, and sexual satisfactio...

    Authors: Mahshid Bokaie, Ommolbanin Firouzabadi and Azadeh Joulaee
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:50
  30. The past few decades witnessed a considerable decline in total fertility rates globally. However in Ghana, there has been a slight increase in the fertility rate with little understanding of the reason for the...

    Authors: Ebenezer Agbaglo, Pascal Agbadi, Justice Kanor Tetteh, Edward Kwabena Ameyaw, Collins Adu and Jerry John Nutor
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:49
  31. The incidence of depression in human females rises steadily throughout adolescence, a critical period of pubertal maturation marked by increasing levels of gonadal hormones including estrogens and progesterone...

    Authors: Bita Zareian, Christine Anderl, Joelle LeMoult, Liisa A. M. Galea, Jerilynn C. Prior, Jason D. Rights, Colin J. Ross, Sabrina Ge, Annie C. Hayward and Frances S. Chen
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:48
  32. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common and complex condition affecting metabolic, reproductive, cardiovascular, and psychological health in women. Previous studies point to widespread dissatisfaction and...

    Authors: Miya Ismayilova and Sanni Yaya
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:47
  33. To investigate the effect of a web-based educational intervention on changing female college students’ willingness and uptake of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines, and factors associated with HPV vaccination...

    Authors: Xi Zhang, Hui Chen, Jing Zhou, Qian Huang, Xiao-yu Feng and Jing Li
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:46
  34. Pakistan has the highest rate of stillbirth (30.6 stillbirths per 1000 total births) as compared to other South Asian countries. The psychological impact of stillbirths on bereaved women is well documented; ho...

    Authors: Muhammad Asim, Sehrish Karim, Hajra Khwaja, Waqas Hameed and Sarah Saleem
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:45
  35. Reducing health inequalities is an important public health challenge. Many studies have examined the widening health gap by occupational class among men, but few among women. We therefore estimated variation i...

    Authors: Bibha Dhungel, Kuniyasu Takagi, Shijan Acharya, Koji Wada and Stuart Gilmour
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:44
  36. Recent studies on fertility awareness among the reproductive population have reported the lack of accurate knowledge about fertility and assisted reproductive technologies. However, there has been little infor...

    Authors: Kaori Iino, Rie Fukuhara, Megumi Yokota and Yoshihito Yokoyama
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:43
  37. Nigeria has a low uptake of cervical cancer screening and is one of the five countries that represent over half of the global burden of deaths from cervical cancer. Social marketing principles can be used to d...

    Authors: Tope Olubodun, Mobolanle Rasheedat Balogun, Kofoworola Abimbola Odeyemi, Akin Osibogun, Oluwakemi Ololade Odukoya, Adekunbiola Aina Banjo, Sandra Esse Sonusi, Ayodeji Bamidele Olubodun, Oluwatoyin Olanrewaju Progress Ogundele and Duro Clement Dolapo
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:42
  38. In 60% of sterile couples a female factor is present, with these being tubal factors in 30–50% of cases. A tubal patency test is also required in women without a male partner undergoing fertility treatment. Th...

    Authors: Lucía Serrano González, Tirso Pérez-Medina, Beatriz Bueno Olalla, Ana Royuela, María de los Reyes De La Cuesta, David Saéz de la Mata, Esther Domínguez-Franjo, Laura Calles-Sastre and Virginia Engels
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:41
  39. Hysterectomy is a difficult process that some women encounter that can affect their interdependence, but its impact on women’s Interdependence has received less attention. Therefore, this study aimed to explai...

    Authors: Fatemeh Goudarzi, Talat Khadivzadeh, Abbas Ebadi and Raheleh Babazadeh
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:40

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