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  1. The COVID-19 pandemic drastically affected societies globally, prompting rising unemployment, insufficient household incomes, and stress and undermining women's and children's health within families. This stud...

    Authors: Wilai Napa, Nareemarn Neelapaichit, Ronachai Kongsakon, Somporn Chotivitayataragorn and Umaporn Udomsubpayakul
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:294
  2. The study’s objective was to explore the factors associated with loss to follow-up among women with abnormal cervical cancer screening results in Iquitos, Peru from women’s perspectives.

    Authors: Rachel M. Morse, Magdalena Jurczuk, Joanna Brown, Lita E. Carrillo Jara, Graciela Meza, E. Jennifer Ríos López, J. Kathleen Tracy, Patti E. Gravitt and Valerie A. Paz-Soldan
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:293
  3. The regularity of the menstrual cycle directly affects women’s health. Many studies have focused on menstrual health; however, menstrual cycle regularity-related variations in skin physiological characteristic...

    Authors: Laiji Ma, Hong Jiang, Tingting Han, Yanqin Shi, Man Wang, Shanshan Jiang, Suzhen Yang, Lingyun Yao, Qingwen Jia and Li Shao
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:292
  4. Anemia is a severe global public health problem that threatens human health as well as social and economic development in both developing and developed nations. Anemia is a significant public health issue beca...

    Authors: Gosa Mankelkl and Beletu Kinfe
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:291
  5. Physical activity (PA) can be a beneficial strategy to mitigate physical, emotional, and social-related challenges in women living beyond breast cancer treatment (WBC). However, PA levels among WBC remain low....

    Authors: Serena S. Peck, Madison F. Vani, Jenna Smith-Turchyn and Catherine M. Sabiston
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:289
  6. Menopause is a common practice in women, and it is recognized as a complete pause of menses for more than twelve months. A decrease in sex hormone levels particularly estrogen in the blood is associated with d...

    Authors: Begosew Misiker, Kefita Kashala and Direslgne Misker
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:287
  7. Associations of luteinizing hormone (LH) with androgens during the menopausal transition and associations between follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) levels and various diseases related to reproductive hormones...

    Authors: Takako Kawakita, Toshiyuki Yasui, Kanako Yoshida, Sumika Matsui and Takeshi Iwasa
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:286
  8. The demand for fertility preservation has increased substantially over the past decade as more women wish to delay childbearing and with improved survival outcomes of various medical conditions. This study eva...

    Authors: Glaiza S. de Guzman, Eileen M. Manalo and Maria Jesusa B. Banal-Silao
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:285
  9. Cervical cancer is highly preventable. The mortality-to-incidence ratio (MIR) is a marker that reflects the available screening interventions and clinical outcomes of cancer treatments. The association between...

    Authors: Tzu-Tsen Shen, Cheng-Yu Long and Ming-Ping Wu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:284
  10. The Fertility Quality of Life (FertiQoL) questionnaire assesses the quality of life of people with fertility problems. The present study aimed to assess the psychometric properties of the Arabic version of the...

    Authors: Salwa Al Obeisat, Audai Hayajneh, Issa Hweidi, Sanaa Abujilban, Lina Mrayan, Rana Alfar, Abdulqadir Nashwan and Lama I. Hweidi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:283
  11. This study aimed to explore the current situation and existing issues regarding the management of vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) or the genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM). A nationwide web-based questionnai...

    Authors: Hiroaki Ohta, Mariko Hatta, Kuniaki Ota, Remi Yoshikata and Stefano Salvatore
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:282
  12. Advanced cancer of the cervical stump, occurring years after a laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LASH), is a rare but serious clinical condition. Many patients who undergo a LASH are unaware of this pos...

    Authors: Dimitrios Andrikos, Argyrios Andrikos, Antoine Naem, Olga Ebertz, Rajesh Devassy, Rudy Leon De Wilde, Michael Khamou and Harald Krentel
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:281
  13. Late postpartum depression is the presence of depressive symptoms beyond the early postpartum period and is a significant mental health problem that has a devastating impact on mothers, infants, partners, fami...

    Authors: Lema Fikadu Wedajo, Solomon Seyife Alemu, Mohammedamin Hajure Jarso, Aman Mamo Golge and Dejene Edosa Dirirsa
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:280
  14. Cervical cancer is an international public health issue. Nearly all cases of cervical cancer are caused by the human papillomavirus. The HPV vaccine prevents more than 75% of cervical cancer. The extent to whi...

    Authors: Dagne Addisu, Natnael Atnafu Gebeyehu and Yismaw Yimam Belachew
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:279
  15. Single-parent adolescents are vulnerable individuals and it is necessary to improve their health, particularly during epidemics. This study aimed to investigate the effects of virtual logotherapy (VL) on healt...

    Authors: Fatemeh Hosseinzadeh, Reza Negarandeh, Akram Sadat Sadat-Hoseini and Shahzad Pashaeypoor
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:277
  16. Trust is an important cornerstone of patient-provider communication. Accurate reporting of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) adherence is vital for providers to determine who needs adherence support, especially ...

    Authors: Geetha Beauchamp, Deborah Donnell, Sybil Hosek, Peter L. Anderson, Kwun C. G. Chan, Bonnie J. Dye, Nyaradzo Mgodi, Linda-Gail Bekker, Sinead Delany-Moretlwe and Connie Celum
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:276
  17. Authors: Anvita Bhardwaj, Carly A. Comins, Vijay Guddera, Mfezi Mcingana, Katherine Young, Rene Phetlhu, Ntambue Mulumba, Sharmistha Mishra, Harry Hausler, Stefan Baral and Sheree Schwartz
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:275

    The original article was published in BMC Women's Health 2023 23:232

  18. Women use modern contraceptive methods, mainly either to limit or space pregnancy and both are not identical in their choices. One method may not best fit an individual’s need irrespective of the time of spaci...

    Authors: Kiros Terefe Gashaye, Keflie Yohannes Gebresilassie, Belayneh Ayanaw Kassie, Chernet Baye Zenebe, Zelalem Mengistu, Solomon Emyu Ferede, Zewudu Andualem, Mehari W./Mariam Merid, Asefa Adimasu Taddese and Mikyas Abera
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:273
  19. Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) is a premenstrual condition that affects 3–8% of the US population, yet knowledge on treatment and consistent diagnostic testing is lacking. While research concerning the...

    Authors: Kiera Chan, Anna A. Rubtsova and Cari Jo Clark
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:272
  20. We aimed to evaluate the treatment modality and prognostic impact of the age at diagnosis on stage IIB-IVA cervix carcinoma (CC) patients who received radiotherapy (RT).The evaluation was performed using the S...

    Authors: Huafeng Shou, Qiuyan Wan, Hong’en Xu, Lei Shi and Tao Song
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:270
  21. Adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in Nepal have disproportionately poor reproductive and maternal health outcomes. In response, Save the Children, the Nepal government, and local partners designed and im...

    Authors: Rajan Bhandari, Sara Malakoff, Dipendra Singh Thakuri, Roma Balami, Sangita Khatri, Callie Simon, Wendy Castro and Nana Apenem Hanson-Hall
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:269
  22. Breast cancer (BC) is the most common malignancy in women. Identifying and avoiding the preventable risk factors of BC reduces its occurrence effectively. So, this study aimed to assess BC’s risk factors and r...

    Authors: Reza Faryabi, Salman Daneshi, Esmat Rezabeigi Davarani, Ali Reza Yusefi, Mahdieh Arabpour, Khadijeh Ezoji, Ehsan Movahed, Milad Daneshi-Maskooni and Seyed Mohammadreza Hussaini
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:268
  23. Child marriage is a union before the age of 18 and a violation of human right. Around 21% of young women in the world married before reaching the age of 18. Every year, 10 million girls under the age of 18 are...

    Authors: Magarsa Lami, Abraham Negash, Addis Eyeberu, Abdi Birhanu, Adera Debella, Tamirat Getachew, Bekelu Berhanu, Bikila Balis, Tilahun Bete, Tilahun Abdeta, Shambel Nigussie, Kasahun Bogale, Deribe Bekele Dechasa, Addisu Sertsu, Kabtamu Gemechu, Dawud Wodaje…
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:267
  24. The quality of contraceptive counseling information received by prospective clients of family planning services can greatly influence both the uptake and continued use of contraceptives. Therefore, an understa...

    Authors: Quraish Sserwanja, Lilian Nuwabaine, Kassim Kamara and Milton W. Musaba
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:266
  25. Authors: Lela K. Keburiya, Veronika Yu. Smolnikova, Tatiana V. Priputnevich, Vera V. Muravieva, Alexey B. Gordeev, Dmitry Yu. Trofimov, Ekaterina S. Shubina, Taisiya O. Kochetkova, Margarita S. Rogacheva, Elena A. Kalinina and Gennady T. Sukhikh
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:265

    The original article was published in BMC Women's Health 2022 22:168

  26. This study aimed to investigate the expression of serum miR-363-3p in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and its predictive value for pregnancy after ovulation induction therapy.

    Authors: Min Sang, Ying Yu, Zhi Zhou, Yaqi Zhang and Haiping Chang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:264
  27. Nearly half of adult women in the US report experiencing sexual assault, with almost one-fifth reporting rape. For many sexual assault survivors, healthcare professionals are the first point of contact and dis...

    Authors: Andrea L. DeMaria, Stephanie Meier, Hannah King, Haley Sidorowicz, Kathryn C. Seigfried-Spellar and Laura M. Schwab-Reese
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:263
  28. Despite the fact that the Pap smear test is a simple, affordable, painless and relatively reliable method to diagnose cervical cancer in women, the majority of women are unaware of the value of this valuable d...

    Authors: Zahra Hosseini, Niloofar Seyrafi, Atefeh Homayuni, Ali Mouseli and Atefeh Homayuni
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:260
  29. Urinary tract infection (UTI) is assumed to be associated with the risk of fetal and maternal mortality and morbidity during pregnancy. The potential effect of health literacy and self-efficacy on UTI preventi...

    Authors: Vajieh Eslami, Seyedeh Belin Tavakoly Sany, Hadi Tehrani, Vahid Ghavami and Nooshin Peyman
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:258
  30. Adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) are at high risk of contracting HIV and exchanging sex for financial or material support heightens their risk. In Zimbabwe, the DREAMS initiative integrated education an...

    Authors: Fortunate Machingura, Joanna Busza, Gracious Madimutsa Jamali, Memory Makamba, Phillis Mushati, Tarisai Chiyaka, James Hargreaves, Bernadette Hensen, Isolde Birdthistle and Frances Mary Cowan
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:257
  31. In this cross-sectional study, evaluation of the association between four dietary patterns, nutrients and food intakes and an array of systemic inflammation biomarkers and lipid profile among 80 New Zealand po...

    Authors: Bolaji L. Ilesanmi-Oyelere and Marlena C. Kruger
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:256
  32. The early onset of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) before age 65 can introduce life and health care complications. Preserving an early-onset ADRD patient’s daily functioning longer and delayin...

    Authors: Wendy Y. Xu, Eli Raver, Jeah Jung, Yiting Li, Gaby Thai and Sunmin Lee
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:255
  33. On March 24, 2020, the Mexican Government established social distancing measures to address the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The resulting home confinement affected daily lifestyle habits such as eating,...

    Authors: Catherine Stratton, Maryam Fourtassi, Ioana Ramia, Uma Pandiyan, Rory Cooper, Abderrazak Hajjioui, Andrei Krassioukov, Mark D. Peterson, Joseph K Balikuddembe, Angela Palomba, Bo-Young Hong, Deo Rishi Tripathi, Yetsa A Tuakli-Wosornu and Laura Paulina Muñoz Velasco
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:254
  34. Endometriosis is the presence of active ectopic endometrial glands and stroma at other sites outside the uterine cavity. It is a common cause of chronic pelvic pain which is sometimes debilitating, and inflamm...

    Authors: Ochuwa Adiketu Babah, Oyesola Oyewole Ojewunmi, Chika Kingsley Onwuamah, Ifeoma Christiana Udenze, Akinniyi Adediran Osuntoki and Bosede Bukola Afolabi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:253
  35. The Billings Ovulation Method®(the Billings Method) is a fertility awareness-based method (FABM) of family planning that relies on the observation of patterns of fertility and infertility based on vulvar sensa...

    Authors: Montserrat Ayala-Ramirez, Mary E. Grewe, Julie Kaiser, Emily Kennedy, Martha Winn and Rachel Peragallo Urrutia
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:251
  36. In the southern part of Xinjiang, the incidence and mortality rates of the cervical cancer among Uyghurs are significantly higher than those of other ethnic groups living in the same environment, and their mor...

    Authors: Yilidana Mijiti, Hainiguli Yusupu, Haixia Liu, Xuefeng Zhang, Gulikezi Maimaiti, Reyilaimu Kawuli and Cailing Ma
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:246
  37. This study aimed to assess the value of endocervical curettage (ECC) in detecting high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion or worse (HSIL+) in women with type 3 transformation zone (TZ3) lesions, and to iden...

    Authors: Bingrui Wei, Qing Li, Samuel Seery, Youlin Qiao and Yu Jiang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:245
  38. Endometriosis affects many reproductive aged patients with fertility decline and poor outcomes of assisted reproductive treatments, mainly by decreased ovarian reserve and lower fertilization and implantation ...

    Authors: Niwei Yan, Xi Yuan, Sunxing Huang, Huiying Jie, Jing Wang and Yuan Yuan
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:244
  39. Fallopian tube serous adenofibromas are uncommon tumors of the female genital tract, only dozens of cases have ever been reported. Earlier study indicated that they might be derived from embryonic remnants of ...

    Authors: Isabel Hsu, Li-Hsuan Lee, Leonard Hsu, Shee-Uan Chen and Chao-Chin Hsu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:243
  40. The absorption of uterine distention fluid during hysteroscopic endometrial resection can cause volumeoverload, which can lead to coagulation dysfunction, acute left heart failure and pulmonary oedema in pati...

    Authors: Wuchang Fu, Xue Li, Hongchun Xu, Ting Zhao and Fangjun Wang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:240

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