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  1. Since 2020, China has actively promoted HPV vaccination for eligible adolescent girls through various pilot programmes. This study investigated parental willingness and hesitancy towards the government-sponsor...

    Authors: Dadong Wu, Peiyi Liu, He Wang, Wenwen Wan and Yueyun Wang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:253
  2. To evaluate the efficacy of modified uterine stent in the treatment of mild-to-moderate intrauterine adhesions and explore the relative indicators affecting prognosis prediction.

    Authors: Chaoxia Cao, Yinan Chen, Jinjin Li, Qianjie Xu, Xiaoli Liu, Ruikun Zhao, Quanjia Jiang and Qin Zhou
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:252
  3. A women’s chances of getting pregnant decreases in cases of infertility, which may have several clinical etiologies. The prevalence of infertility is estimated as 10–15% worldwide. One of the causes of inferti...

    Authors: Lilian Pagano Mori, Victor Zaia, Erik Montagna, Fabia Lima Vilarino and Caio Parente Barbosa
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:251
  4. Image-guided adaptive brachytherapy (IGABT) demonstrates an excellent local control rate and low toxicity while treating cervical cancer. For intracavitary/interstitial (IC/IS) brachytherapy (BT), several appl...

    Authors: Yoshiaki Takagawa, Sachiko Izumi, Eiichi Takahashi and Midori Kita
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:249
  5. Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM) results in notable clinical symptoms and breast deformity. This study aimed to evaluate the clinical feasibility of microwave ablation (MWA) for the treatment of IGM thr...

    Authors: Hang Li, Guoliang Zhang, Hongling Wang, Haiying Chen, Xiaoli Liu, Chuansheng Zheng, Lisheng Lin and Lihong Li
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:248
  6. Primary lymphoma of the female genital tract (PLFGT) is a rare malignant tumor in the female reproductive system, with a low incidence and few clinical reports. The aim of this study is to report our instituti...

    Authors: Suhua Shi, Wuan Li, Guantai Ni, Jin Ding, Yinhua Liu, Haixing Wu, Zhen Zhang and Zhimin Ding
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:247
  7. Pelvic floor myofascial pain is one of the pelvic floor dysfunction diseases disturbing women after delivery. There is a lack of objective standardization for the diagnosis of pelvic floor myofascial pain due ...

    Authors: Juntong Ye, Hui Fei, Jingran Du, Yun Liu, Juan He, Mengxiong Li, Yunxia He, Pinyu Ren, Juanhua Li, Yang Xu, Jing Li, Pu Wang, Xinling Zhang and Tian Li
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:245
  8. Socioeconomic status as measured by education, income, or occupation, has been associated with fibromyalgia but the underlying mechanism and the role of lifestyle factors are unclear. Thus, we examine the role...

    Authors: Faith Owunari Benebo, Marko Lukic, Monika Dybdahl Jakobsen and Tonje Bjørndal Braaten
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:244
  9. Infectious affections are the most frequent post-operative complications, the rate have been reducing due to the administration of perioperative antibiotics and they are rarely serious. They are usually associ...

    Authors: Saida Sakhri, Ons Krimi, Nayssem Khessairi, Fethia Abidi, Maher Slimane, Hanen Bouaziz and Tarek Ben Dhiab
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:243
  10. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is prevalent among women of reproductive age, but most do not seek medical advice. We hypothesized that building PMS awareness could promote medical help-seeking for PMS and thus re...

    Authors: Chihiro Ozeki, Eri Maeda, Osamu Hiraike, Kyoko Nomura and Yutaka Osuga
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:242
  11. 18p deletion syndrome constitutes one of the most frequent autosomal terminal deletion syndromes, affecting one in 50,000 live births. The syndrome has un-specific clinical features which vary significantly be...

    Authors: Maria Papamichail, Anna Eleftheriades, Emmanouil Manolakos, Adamantia Papamichail, Panagiotis Christopoulos, Gwendolin Manegold-Brauer and Makarios Eleftheriades
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:241
  12. To evaluate the surface electromyography (sEMG) of pelvic floor muscles (PFMs), compare between vaginal birth and cesarean section and correlate with maternity and obstetrics characteristics in primiparous 6–8...

    Authors: Juan Jiang, Chun Li, He-Yu Liu and Zheng-Yan Zhu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:239
  13. The occurrence of pregnancy in the postpartum period poses a risk to women and their infants, and it also has increased risks of adverse health outcomes if a pregnancy happens less than two years after the pre...

    Authors: Abera Gezume, Ermias Wabeto and Helen Alemayehu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:237
  14. Globally, teenage pregnancy is among the most social problems, affecting 21 million adolescents aged 15–19. Due to the increased responsibility of prenatal and postnatal care for their infants without support,...

    Authors: Livhuwani Muthelo, Masenyani Oupa Mbombi, Peter Mphekgwana, Linneth Nkateko Mabila, Inos Dhau, Joseph Tlouyamma, Reneilwe Given Mashaba, Katlego Mothapo, Cairo Bruce Ntimane, Kagiso Peace Seakamela, Rathani Nemuramba, Eric Maimela and Tholene Sodi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:236
  15. Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is related to body composition, which is also related to resting metabolic rate (RMR). RMR can be increased by exercise and diet interventions that are not dependent on c...

    Authors: Melissa J. Benton and Andrea M. Hutchins
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:235
  16. People with polycystic ovary syndrome suffer from many symptoms and are at risk of developing diseases such as hypertension and diabetes in the future. Therefore, the importance of self-care doubles. It is mai...

    Authors: Leila Shahmoradi, Leila Azadbakht, Jebraeil Farzi, Sharareh Rostam Niakan Kalhori, Alireza Banaye Yazdipour and Fahimeh Solat
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:234
  17. Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous neoplasms that arise from the uterus affecting over 75% of women. However, there is a disparity with Black women having an increased prevalence of nearly 80%. Black women als...

    Authors: Minerva Orellana, Karen. N DSouza, Jane Q. Yap, Abhirami Sriganeshan, M. Elena Jones, Charis Johnson, Megan Allyse, Sateria Venable, Elizabeth A. Stewart, Felicity Enders and Joyce E. Balls-Berry
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:233
  18. HIV/AIDS poses a significant health challenge in sub-Saharan African countries, with a disproportionate impact on women of reproductive age. The disparities in knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to fa...

    Authors: Wudneh Simegn, Eman Hussen, Yossef Maru, Abdulwase Mohammed Seid, Liknaw Workie Limenh, Wondim Ayenew, Mihret Melese and Berhanemeskel Weldegerima Atsbeha
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:232
  19. This study aims to investigate the effect of diminished ovarian reserve (DOR) on the clinical outcomes and maternal and infant safety of in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (IVF/ICSI) proce...

    Authors: Suqin Zhu, Wenwen Jiang, Xiuhua Liao, Yan Sun, Xiaojing Chen and Beihong Zheng
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:230
  20. Maternal satisfaction during delivery services is considered an important indicator of the quality of healthcare in a hospital setting and determines the uptake of services during subsequent pregnancies. Howev...

    Authors: Endale Megersa Alemu, Abdene Weya Kaso, Girma Worku Obsie, Hiwot Zelalem Fessaha and Gebi Agero
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:227
  21. Breast cancer-related lymphedema (BCRL) is a potentially disabling and often irreversible consequence of breast cancer treatment, caused by the mechanical incompetence of the lymphatic system, resulting in red...

    Authors: Slobodan Tomić, Goran Malenković, Ermina Mujičić, Armin Šljivo and Sanja D. Tomić
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:226
  22. Although oxidative stress is a recognized factor of inflammation, the correlation between oxidative balance score (OBS), a biomarker indicating the balance of oxidation and antioxidant, and rheumatoid arthriti...

    Authors: Rui La, Liyu Zhou, Yunfei Yin, Lingchen Lu, Lisong Li, Dinghua Jiang, Lixin Huang and Qian Wu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:225
  23. Vaginal microbiota evaluation is a methodology widely used in China to diagnose various vaginal inflammatory diseases. Although vaginal microbiota evaluation has many advantages, it is time-consuming and requi...

    Authors: Danqin Feng, Fuhui Zhang, Jianguo Cai, Yansheng Zhang, Honghong Yan, Yichi Yang, Hongxiu Zhong and Huiming Ye
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:224
  24. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) has previously been associated with several comorbidities that may have shared genetic, epigenetic, developmental or environmental origins. PCOS may be influenced by prenatal a...

    Authors: Beata Vivien Boldis, Ilona Grünberger, Agneta Cederström, Jonas Björk, Anton Nilsson and Jonas Helgertz
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:221
  25. This study aimed to explore the clinical characteristics and risk factors associated with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) when coexisting with vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia (VAIN).

    Authors: Mindan Xu and Yan Wang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:220
  26. Non-invasive biofeedback of pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) is required for continuous training in home care. Therefore, we considered self-performed ultrasound (US) in adult women with a handheld US devic...

    Authors: Miyako Muta, Toshiaki Takahashi, Nao Tamai, Motofumi Suzuki, Atsuo Kawamoto, Hiromi Sanada and Gojiro Nakagami
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:219
  27. Daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is an effective HIV prevention option for those who are most vulnerable to HIV infection, especially young women (YW). Objection by or lack of support from male sexua...

    Authors: Kawango Agot, Jacob Onyango, Brian Perry, Nneka Molokwu, Jamilah Taylor, Duncan Ngoje and Amy Corneli
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:218
  28. Women’s pelvic health is a globally important subject, included in international and United Kingdom health policies, emphasising the importance of improving information and access to pelvic health services. Co...

    Authors: Clare Jouanny, Purva Abhyankar and Margaret Maxwell
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:217
  29. Decisions made at the household level have great impact on the welfare of the individual, the local community, as well as the welfare of the nation. Women’s independent decision on reproductive health increase...

    Authors: Desalegn Anmut Bitew, Amare Belete Getahun, Getachew Muluye Gedef, Fantahun Andualem and Mihret Getnet
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:216
  30. Women presenting with abnormal uterine bleeding needs careful and thorough assessment including ultrasound examination of endometrium and histopathological assessment of the endometrial tissues. The objective ...

    Authors: Namkha Dorji, Yeshey Dorjey, Sangay Tshering, Birendra Pradhan, Meera Chhetri and Damanti Bhujel
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:214
  31. Cuproptosis is a newly identified form of unprogrammed cell death. As a pivotal metabolic regulator, glutaminase (GLS) has recently been discovered to be linked to cuproptosis. Despite this discovery, the onco...

    Authors: Hai-hong Shi, Joseph Mugaanyi, Changjiang Lu, Yang Li, Jing Huang and Lei Dai
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:213
  32. Urinary incontinence (UI) is significantly link to abdominal obesity. This study aimed to assess the association between anthropometric indices of abdominal obesity, including body roundness index (BRI), conic...

    Authors: Ting Long, Bohuai Cheng and Ke Zhang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:212
  33. Due to the thrombohemorrhagic potential of essential thrombocythemia, pregnancy complicated by essential thrombocythemia should be recognized as a risk factor for obstetric complications. Here, we report the c...

    Authors: Xin Kang, Shibin Hong, Chengxi Tan, Wen Di and Ning Zhang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:211
  34. Cervical cancer is the second most prevalent and the leading cause of cancer related deaths among Ethiopian women; and about three fourth are diagnosed at advanced stages. Cervical cancer can affect the health...

    Authors: Daniel Terefe Seyfu, Shiferaw Negash Abebe, Sofanit Haile and Birhanu Abera Ayana
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:209
  35. Placenta accreta spectrum disorder (PAS) is a serious obstetric complication associated with significant maternal morbidity and mortality. Prophylactic balloon occlusion (PBO), as an intravascular intervention...

    Authors: Kai Chen, Junyao Chen, Youliang Ma, Yanping Gan, Liyun Huang, Fang Yang, Yue Chen, Linlin Zhong, Sha Su and Yu Long
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:208
  36. Midwives encounter various difficulties while aiming to achieve excellence in providing maternity care to women with mobility disabilities. The study aimed to explore and describe midwives’ experiences of cari...

    Authors: Annie M. Temane, Fortunate N. Magagula and Anna G. W. Nolte
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:207
  37. Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine set in motion a large number of refugees. Considerable amount of them came and stayed in Czechia. Refugees represent special vulnerable individuals often affected b...

    Authors: Ivana Kulhánová, Michala Lustigová, Dušan Drbohlav, Yana Leontiyeva and Dagmar Dzúrová
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:206
  38. This retrospective study aimed to assess the impact of hysteroscopic septum incision on in vitro fertilization (IVF) outcomes among infertile women diagnosed with a complete septate uterus and no history of re...

    Authors: Jiajia Zhang, Jia Kang, Xueling Song, Shuo Yang, Yan Yang, Jie Qiao and Caihong Ma
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:202

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