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  1. The aim of this study is to analyze the histopathological features of endometrial samples obtained by aspiration when performed before or after the saline contrast sonohysterography in women with postmenopausa...

    Authors: Albertine J. Vroom, Simone Bongarts, Marlies Y. Bongers, Loes F. S. Kooreman, Steven L. Bosch, Peggy M. A. J. Geomini and Nehalennia van Hanegem
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:46
  2. With the development of assisted reproduction technology (ART), many indicators have been proposed to evaluate ovarian response, and then predict pregnancy outcomes. In general, the predictive values remain li...

    Authors: Shan Liu, Shuai Ma and Yuan Li
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:45
  3. Worldwide, pregnancy termination due to unintended pregnancy is crucial in maternal health, particularly in settings where abortion laws are restrictive. Presently, there is a paucity of literature on determin...

    Authors: Foday Robert Sesay, Emmanuel Anongeba Anaba, Adom Manu, Ernest Maya, Kwasi Torpey and Richard M. K. Adanu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:44
  4. Intimate partner violence against women is a behavior within an intimate relationship that causes sexual, physical, or psychological harm to the women. It occurs among all socioeconomic, religious, and cultura...

    Authors: Amsal Seraw Alemie, Hedija Yenus Yeshita, Ejigu Gebeye Zeleke and Birye Dessalegn Mekonnen
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:43
  5. Carbohydrates are the primary energy source in Asian countries, including Iran. An emerging method can be used to measure the quality of carbohydrates, including the carbohydrate quality index (CQI), which inc...

    Authors: Mehran Nouri, Marzieh Mahmoodi, Zainab Shateri, Marzieh Ghadiri, Milad Rajabzadeh-Dehkordi, Mohebat Vali and Bahram Pourghassem Gargari
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:42
  6. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. Even though early detection and diagnosis of this disease can reduce mortality considerably, several studies have shown that more than 92% of women are unaw...

    Authors: Zahra Mohebi, Maryam Heidari Sarvestani, Zahra Moradi and Mohammad Mehdi Naghizadeh
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:41
  7. Catheter-associated urinary tract infection is the source of about 20% of episodes of health-care acquired infections in acute care facilities and it is over 50% in long-term care facilities. In Ethiopia, ther...

    Authors: Alebachew Ferede Zegeye, Chanyalew Worku Kassahun and Yemataw Zewdu Temachu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:40
  8. In Ethiopia high population growth and unintended pregnancies are posing pressures where the economy is incapable of holding overpopulation. Despite this problem, utilization of modern contraception is low in ...

    Authors: Eueail Teferi Asrese and Yonas Fissha Adem
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:39
  9. Given the heightened emphasis on physical appearance and the prevalence of social media in young women, they are particularly vulnerable to experiencing negative body image and disordered eating. Therefore, mo...

    Authors: A. Hope Gibson and Yuliana Zaikman
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:38
  10. Cervical cancer is almost entirely preventable with appropriate and timely screening. In Ontario, Canada, South Asian, Middle Eastern and North African women have some of the lowest rates of screening and a su...

    Authors: Kimberly Devotta, Mandana Vahabi, Vijayshree Prakash and Aisha Lofters
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:36
  11. Eating disorders (EDs) emerge most often in adolescent girls. While the basic neural and psychiatric mechanisms of ED development remain unknown, their incidence has increased with sociocultural modernization....

    Authors: Md Monjurul Ahasan, Md Shahidul Quadir Patwari and Masahiro Yamaguchi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:35
  12. Fear of childbirth can develop due to the concerns or adverse maternal or foetal outcomes experienced in a previous pregnancy. The aim of this study was to examine the main risk factors associated with the dev...

    Authors: Matias Vaajala, Rasmus Liukkonen, Ilari Kuitunen, Ville Ponkilainen, Ville M. Mattila and Maiju Kekki
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:34
  13. Authors: Josephine Nabayinda, Joshua Kiyingi, Samuel Kizito, Edward Nsubuga, Proscovia Nabunya, Ozge Sensoy Bahar, Natasja Magorokosho, Jennifer Nattabi, Susan S. Witte and Fred M. Ssewamala
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:33

    The original article was published in BMC Women's Health 2022 22:537

  14. The postnatal period is a vulnerable time for mothers to experience stress and mental health difficulties. There is increasing evidence that spending time in nature is beneficial for wellbeing. Nature-based in...

    Authors: Katherine Hall, Jonathan Evans, Rosa Roberts, Richard Brown, Christopher Barnes and Katrina Turner
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:32
  15. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is currently considered to have a peri-adolescence onset and continuously influence the reproductive and metabolic health of the patients, while the diagnostic criteria among a...

    Authors: Yu Hong, Ze-hong Zhou, Zhe Dong and Dong-zi Yang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:31
  16. Sexual violence is any sexual act, attempt to obtain a sexual act, unwanted sexual comments or advances, against a person’s sexuality using coercion, by any person regardless of their relationship to the victi...

    Authors: Hawi Leul Esayas, Hirut Gemeda, Teshome Melese, Gebremariam Temesgen Birgoda, Bezabih Terefe, Samuel Abebe, Muluken Bekele, Fitsum Wolde and Bamlaku Birie
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:30
  17. The objective of this study was to explore and describe the specificities of the occupational life of infertile endometriotic women treated by in vitro fertilization. We conducted a qualitative monocentric stu...

    Authors: Letizia Gremillet, Antoine Netter, Irène Sari-Minodier, Laura Miquel, Arnaud Lacan and Blandine Courbiere
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:29
  18. In low-resource countries, interpretation of the transformation zone (TZ) using the classification of the International Federation for Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy (IFCPC), adopted by the World Health Org...

    Authors: Khadidja Benkortbi, Rosa Catarino, Ania Wisniak, Bruno Kenfack, Eveline Tincho Foguem, Gino Venegas, Mwanahamuntu Mulindi, Apollinaire Horo, Jose Jeronimo, Pierre Vassilakos and Patrick Petignat
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:27
  19. In Ghana, only 52% of mothers exclusively breastfeed their babies and the rate of increase has been steadily slow across all geographical areas of Ghana. The purpose of this study was to determine the various ...

    Authors: Baaba Dadzie, Fidelis Bayor, Abdul-Razak Doat, Jamilatu B. Kappiah, Collins Adombire Akayuure, Aubrey A. Lamptey, Vida Nyagre Yakong and Sylvanus Kampo
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:24
  20. Teenage pregnancies are persistently high among adolescent women in high fertility countries in sub-Saharan Africa. It has been attributed to the high unmet need for family planning in this population. The aim...

    Authors: Desale Bihonegn Asmamaw, Tesfahun Zemene Tafere and Wubshet Debebe Negash
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:23
  21. Infertility has been considered as a critical health problem for couples and society. Given the worldwide exponential rise of infertility, mobile phone-based applications are drastic ways to deliver nutrition ...

    Authors: Mostafa Langarizadeh, Azadeh Nadjarzadeh, Banafshe Maghsoudi and Seyed Ali Fatemi Aghda
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:22
  22. Child marriage has long been a public health concern around the world, because it has the potential to deprive adolescent girls of their sexual reproductive health rights and limits their ability to reach thei...

    Authors: Million Phiri, Emmanuel Musonda, Liness Shasha, Vincent Kanyamuna and Musonda Lemba
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:21
  23. Chronic disease burden among women leads to various detrimental consequences, impacting women’s health throughout their life course and off-springs. The present study explores the chronic disease profile among...

    Authors: Shri Kant Singh, Kirti Chauhan and Parul Puri
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:20
  24. Studies have revealed that a higher proportion of women affected by cervical cancer are from some minority groups of immigrant women. Hence, this study was conducted to assess Yemeni immigrant women’s awarenes...

    Authors: Meram Azzani, Eshrak Ba-Alawi, Wahib Mohammed Atroosh and Hematram Yadav
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:19
  25. WHO/UNICEF recommends that women in resource-poor developing countries- like the Gambia, should exclusively breastfeed their infants for the first six months of their lives because of its health benefits to bo...

    Authors: Sering A. L. Sosseh, Amadou Barrow and Zxyyann Jane Lu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:18
  26. Obesity in early adulthood is associated with lower breast cancer rates in later life. This could be interpreted as a positive reinforcement of excess weight amongst younger women however, the wider implicatio...

    Authors: Mary Pegington, Michelle Harvie, Elaine F. Harkness, Adam Brentnall, Lee Malcomson, Jake Southworth, Jill Fox, Anthony Howell, Jack Cuzick and D. Gareth Evans
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:17
  27. The development of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is closely correlated with apoptosis and oxidative stress in ovarian granulosa cells. Kisspeptin plays an important role in reproductive organ function. This...

    Authors: Pingping Sun, Yuemin Zhang, Lilan Sun, Na Sun, Jinguang Wang and Huagang Ma
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:15
  28. Breast cancer remains the most serious public health problem affecting millions of women worldwide. Despite various studies regarding breast self-examination practices conducted among health professionals and ...

    Authors: Eskinder Israel, Nefsu Awoke, Tagese Yakob, Amdehiwot Aynalem, Alemayehu Talto and Kibrework Bezabih
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:14
  29. Antenatal care (ANC) is the care given to pregnant women to prevent poor feto-maternal outcomes during pregnancy. The World Health Organization recommends first ANC visit be started as early as possible within...

    Authors: Niguse Girma, Meyrema Abdo, Sultan Kalu, Afework Alemayehu, Teshale Mulatu, Tahir Ahmed Hassen and Kedir Teji Roba
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:13
  30. Although quality of life (QOL) improves over time for most breast cancer patients after their treatment, some patients may show different patterns of QOL. Beyond determining distinct QOL trajectories, identify...

    Authors: Jin-Hee Park, Yong Sik Jung, Ji Young Kim and Sun Hyoung Bae
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:12
  31. Women in homelessness face extreme health- and social inequities. It could be postulated that during societal crises, they become even more vulnerable. Thus, the aim was to explore experiences related to the C...

    Authors: Elisabet Mattsson, Marléne Lindblad, Åsa Kneck, Martin Salzmann-Eriksson and Anna Klarare
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:11
  32. To estimate the incidence, prevalence and incidence-based mortality in patients with gynecologic sarcoma (GS), and described the trends of survival and initial treatments in the US by using the Surveillance, E...

    Authors: Xi He, Qiang Dong, Changfang Weng, Jianfen Gu, Qiao Yang and Guangrong Yang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:10
  33. Authors: Lili L. Kókai, Marte F. van der Bijl, Martin S. Hagger, Diarmaid T. Ó. Ceallaigh, Kirsten I. M. Rohde, Hans van Kippersluis, Alex Burdorf, Johannes J. Duvekot, Jeanine E. Roeters van Lennep and Anne I. Wijtzes
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:9

    The original article was published in BMC Women's Health 2022 22:427

  34. Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is a common public health issue that negatively impacts the quality of life for women worldwide, of which early detection and rehabilitation are consequently pivotal. The aim ...

    Authors: Chuangchuang Xu, Ying Guo, Xiaolei Chi, Yiyao Chen, Lei Chu and Xinliang Chen
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:8
  35. Screening for breast cancer results in early diagnosis of the disease and improves survival. However, increasing participation of women in screening programs is challenging since it is influenced by socioecono...

    Authors: Priti Patil, Bhakti Sarang, Prashant Bhandarkar, Rakhi Ghoshal, Nobhojit Roy and Anita Gadgil
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:7
  36. Trichomoniasis is a parasitic infection of the urinary and genital tract, caused by Trichomonas vaginalis. This study aimed to investigate the molecular diagnosis of T. vaginalis infection in liquid-based Papanic...

    Authors: Mohammad Saleh Bahreini, Samaneh Sedghi, Yalda Badalzadeh, Mohammad Hossein Motazedian, Manouchehr Shirani, Sareh Sami Jahromi, Aref Teimouri, Mahmoud Agholi and Qasem Asgari
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:6
  37. Breast cancer is the commonest cancer diagnosed globally and the second leading cause of cancer-related mortality among women younger than 40 years. This study comparatively reviewed the demographic, pathologi...

    Authors: Patrick Kafui Akakpo, Emmanuel Gustav Imbeah, Lawrence Edusei, Simon Naporo, Kofi Ulzen-Appiah, Joe Nat Clegg-Lamptey, Florence Dedey, Josephine Nsaful, Nelson Affram, Beatrice Wiafe, Samuel Mensah, Michael Nortey, Mohammed Sheriff, Forster Amponsah-Manu, Kwabena Agbedinu and Evelyn Mawunyo Jiagge
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:5
  38. Back pain is more prevalent among women than men. The association with sex could be related to pregnancy and childbirth, unique female conditions. This association has not been thoroughly evaluated.

    Authors: Michelle Zhang, Corinne Cooley, Maisa S. Ziadni, Ian Mackey and Pamela Flood
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:4
  39. Nigeria has one of the highest maternal mortality ratios (MMR) globally with an MMR of 512 (per 100,000 live births) and the proportion of maternal deaths due to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is increasing....

    Authors: Imo Etuk, Amira Iwuala, Kendra Njoku, Bosoye Olagbegi, Ayoposi Ogboye, Jonas Kofi Akpakli, Ugo Okoli, Kathleen Hill, Oniyire Adetiloye, Donald Imosemi, Victoria Omoera, Folashade Oludara, Iniobong Ekong, Olubunmi Alabi and Nneka Mobisson
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:3
  40. The knowledge of ovulatory cycle (KOC) is the base for natural family planning methods, yet few studies have paid attention to women’s KOC. This study aimed to assess the prevalence of correct KOC and its dete...

    Authors: David Jean Simon, Yasmeen Jamali, Comfort Z. Olorunsaiye and Jean-Marie Théodat
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:2
  41. To evaluate whether prophylactic chemotherapy (P-chem) increased the drug resistance rate of postmolar GTN and whether the first-line chemotherapy should be different from P-chem.

    Authors: Yuanyuan Liu, Yaqiong Ye, Xiaodong Cheng, Weiguo Lu, Xing Xie, Xinyu Wang and Xiao Li
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:1
  42. To investigate the positive rate and clinical applicability of liquid—based fungal method for detecting of vaginal fungi. We collect the secretions from the posterior vaginal fornix and the vaginal wall of 198...

    Authors: Yuexia Chen, Wei Qu, Jianhong Tu, Fenfen Kong, Qinwen Jiang and Zhenghao Wang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:559
  43. Genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) comprises genital symptoms (dryness, burning, itching, irritation, bleeding), sexual symptoms (dyspareunia and other sexual dysfunctions) and urinary symptoms (dysuria...

    Authors: Ye Zhu, Junxiu Wei, Xin Yang, Wei Zhu and Weiting Zhang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:558
  44. Infertility stigma is a hidden burden that overshadows the dimensions of reproductive and sexual health in infertile women. The aim of this study was to develop and evaluate the psychometric properties of the ...

    Authors: Mahboube Taebi, Nourossadat Kariman, Ali Montazeri, Hamid Alavi Majd and Maryam jahangirifar
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:557

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