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  1. Improving access to family planning (FP) is associated with positive health benefits that includes averting nearly a third of all maternal deaths and 10% of childhood deaths. Kenya has made great strides in im...

    Authors: Batula Abdi, Jerry Okal, Gamal Serour, Vincent Were, Marleen Temmerman and Peter Gichangi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:53
  2. The present evidence is deficient for the trade-offs between the pros and cons of single blastocyst transfer (SBT) versus double blastocyst transfer (DBT) in frozen-thawed embryo transfer cycles for women in a...

    Authors: Yuxi Zhou, Hui Ji, Mianqiu Zhang, Juanjuan Zhang, Xin Li, Junqiang Zhang, Xiufeng Ling, Li Chen and Chun Zhao
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:51
  3. Oral contraceptives (OCs) are used worldwide, including Lebanese women. However, the association between OCs use and anxiety or depression remains unclear. This study aims to assess the prevalence of anxiety a...

    Authors: Kamel Jaafar, Elias Nabhan, Rama Daoud and Zeina Nasser
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:47
  4. Unsafe abortion is a major medical and public health problem in Ethiopia and contributes significantly to abortion-related morbidity and mortality in the country. We explored women’s experiences with modern co...

    Authors: Mahlet A. Woldetsadik, Yeshihareg Yoseph and Mekonnen Degu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:46
  5. Perfusion parameters obtained in F-18 FDG PET/CT performed for staging purposes in breast cancers may provide additional information about tumor biology as well as glucose metabolism. The aim of this study was...

    Authors: Ummuhan Abdulrezzak, Hulya Akgun, Ahmet Tutus, Mustafa Kula, Serap Dogan, Abdullah Bahadır Oz and Engin Ok
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:45
  6. Occupational exposures may be associated with reproductive health and pregnancy outcomes. This study investigated the association between occupational exposures and reproductive health, pregnancy outcomes, and...

    Authors: Nazanin Izadi, Omid Aminian, Kiana Ghafourian, AmirHossein Aghdaee and Shadi Samadanian
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:44
  7. Postpartum depression (PPD) has a huge negative impact on the health of the mother and the family, both physically and mentally. Few postpartum depression studies have been done in Palestine. This study aimed ...

    Authors: Dina Wildali, Saja Nazzal, Suha Hamshari and Souad Belkebir
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:43
  8. To support women in making shared decisions, it is important to know what is relevant to them. The aim is to explore which of the options included in birth plans (BP) are of most interest to women, and which a...

    Authors: Isabel Artieta-Pinedo, Carmen Paz-Pascual, Arturo Garcia-Alvarez, Paola Bully and Maite Espinosa
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:42
  9. Resistance can develop during treatment of advanced endometrial cancer (EC), leading to unsatisfactory results. Fanconi anemia complementation group D2 (Fancd2) has been shown to be closely related to drug res...

    Authors: Hai-Hong Lin, Wei-Hong Zeng, Hai-Kun Yang, Li-Shan Huang, Ru Pan and Nan-Xiang Lei
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:41
  10. To assess knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding cervical cancer and Pap smear screening among Omani women attending a tertiary clinic in Muscat, Oman, and to establish correlations with selected sociod...

    Authors: Rahma M Al Kindi, Hana H Al Sumri, Tasneem M Al Muhdhoori, Khoula Al Mamari, Mouza A Al Kalbani and Mohammed H Al-Azri
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:40
  11. The existing literature on the association between BDNF protein levels and endometriosis presents inconsistent findings. This systematic review and meta-analysis aim to synthesize the available evidence and ev...

    Authors: Kyana Jafarabady, Arman Shafiee, Razman Arabzadeh Bahri, Ida Mohammadi, Mohammad javad Amini, Shahryar Rajai, Diba Akbarzadeh, Faeze Soltani Abhari, Emad Movahed, Soraya Parvari and Mahmood Bakhtiyari
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:39
  12. Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) can improve survivals of metastatic triple negative breast cancer (mTNBC); however, we still seek circulating blood biomarkers to predict the efficacy of ICIs.

    Authors: Xingyu Li, Yanyan Zhang, Cheng Zhu, Wentao Xu, Xiaolei Hu, Domingo Antonio Sánchez Martínez, José Luis Alonso Romero, Ming Yan, Ying Dai and Hua Wang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:38
  13. Both mitophagy and long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) play crucial roles in ovarian cancer (OC). We sought to explore the characteristics of mitophagy-related gene (MRG) and mitophagy-related lncRNAs (MRL) to faci...

    Authors: Jianfeng Zheng, Shan Jiang, Xuefen Lin, Huihui Wang, Li Liu, Xintong Cai and Yang Sun
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:37
  14. Vaginectomy has been shown to be effective for select patients with vaginal high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL) and is favored by gynecologists, while there are few reports on the robotic-assist...

    Authors: Yana Liu, Meng Mao, Jing Bai, Mingbo Cai, Qian Wang, Hanlin Fu, Mengling Zhao, Chunfang Wang, Lulu Si and Ruixia Guo
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:36
  15. Women with vulvar neoplasia continue to experience uncertainty up to six months post-surgery. Uncertainty in illness is considered a significant psychosocial stressor, that negatively influences symptom distre...

    Authors: Jasmin Eppel-Meichlinger, Hanna Mayer, Enikö Steiner and Andrea Kobleder
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:35
  16. Almost all patients with ovarian cancer will experience relapse and eventually develop platinum-resistant. The poor prognosis and limited treatment options have prompted the search for novel approaches in mana...

    Authors: Danxue Huang, Liyuan Ke, Hongxia Cui, Su Li and Feilong Sun
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:34
  17. Literature on barriers and facilitators for early detection of Breast Cancer (BC) among indigenous women is very scarce. This study aimed to identify barriers and facilitators for BC early diagnosis as perceiv...

    Authors: Minerva Saldaña-Téllez, Sergio Meneses-Navarro, Leonor Cano-Garduño and Karla Unger-Saldaña
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:33
  18. Mobile health (mHealth) has become an increasingly popular strategy to improve healthcare delivery and health outcomes. Communicating results and health education via text may facilitate program planning and p...

    Authors: Yujung Choi, Saduma Ibrahim, Lawrence P. Park, Elizabeth A. Bukusi and Megan J. Huchko
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:32
  19. Female genital mutilation has many sexual, physical, and psychological consequences. The present study aimed to examine the relationship between Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), and Sexual Function a...

    Authors: Kosar Hassannezhad, Firouzeh Asadzadeh, Sohrab Iranpour, Soheila Rabiepoor and Pouran Akhavan Akbari
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:31
  20. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is one of the leading public health issues in the world with a reported prevalence of nearly 25% in the past decades in Iran. The present research aimed to identify the association be...

    Authors: Mohammad-Reza Jowshan, Maryam Rafraf, Amir-Hossein Hashemi, Samaneh Hajjarzadeh, Mohammad Asghari-Jafarabadi and Somayyeh Asghari
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:30
  21. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a reproductive hormonal anomaly prevalent among women of reproductive age, with an alarmingly high prevalence of 52% among Pakistani women. This study aims to compare the ...

    Authors: Muhammad Salman Butt, Javeria Saleem, Rubeena Zakar, Sobia Aiman, Gul Mehar Javaid Bukhari and Florian Fischer
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:29
  22. Laparoscopic adenomyomectomy combined with intraoperative placement of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device (LNG-IUS) is a novel conservative surgical procedure for adenomyosis. Our study aimed to comp...

    Authors: Jilan Jiang, Yilian Pan, Jin Yu, Ye Zhang, Yeping Yang, Hong Xu and Feng Sun
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:28
  23. Postpartum dysfunctions and complications can occur in women. However, functional assessment should be conducted to make treatment plans before any intervention is implemented. In this context, the Internation...

    Authors: Ying Zhao, Meng Yuan, Jie Wu, Zhao Wang, Fan Jia, Lili Ma, Yang Yang, Jingjie Zhou and Ming Zhang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:27
  24. The main purpose of this paper is to examine whether women’s empowerment and mental disorder affect each other in a one-way or two-way simultaneous relationship. Accordingly, the study fills a gap in the liter...

    Authors: Hassan H.M. Zaky, Dina M. Armanious and Maria A. Kalliny
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:26
  25. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a disorder characterized by hyperandrogenism, ovulatory dysfunction, and polycystic ovarian morphologic features, and PCOS is associated with infertility. PH domain Leucine-...

    Authors: Xiaoyan Yang, Min A, Tana Gegen, Badema Daoerji, Yue Zheng and Aiming Wang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:25
  26. The board games is an educational technology that represents an appealing, active and playful pedagogical strategy and may be capable of motivating imprisoned women to learn about Sexually Transmitted Infections.

    Authors: Isaiane da Silva Carvalho, Ryanne Carolynne Marques Gomes Mendes, Laís Helena de Souza Soares Lima, Gabrielle Pessôa da Silva, Monique de Freitas Gonçalves Lima, Tatiane Gomes Guedes and Francisca Márcia Pereira Linhares
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:24
  27. Despite breakthroughs in cervical cancer detection, resource-constrained countries continue to have a disproportionately high incidence and death rate. Mhealth has been identified as an important tool for incr...

    Authors: Adolphina Addoley Addo-Lartey, Harriet Affran Bonful, Ransford Selasi Sefenu, Timothy Agandah Abagre, Alexander Asamoah, Delia Akosua Bandoh, Adolf Kofi Awua, Nii Armah Adu-Aryee, Florence Dedey, Richard Mawuena Kofi Adanu and Kolawole Stephen Okuyemi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:22
  28. Breast cancer disease is known as the most common cancer among women. Lack of knowledge and awareness is a leading cause of breast cancer, and since nearly all women are increasingly susceptible to this diseas...

    Authors: Fahimeh Mahboobighazaani, Masoud Karimi, Mojtaba Azadbakht and Leila Ghahremani
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:21
  29. It is widely recognized that cancer itself is related to increased risk of thromembolism. Venous thromboembolism is relatively common in breast cancer patients, but arterial thrombosis, especially acute superi...

    Authors: Ximei Wang, Runhe Zhou and Dezong Gao
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:20
  30. There are complicated mechanisms that link the disruption of the gut microbiome to the symptoms and complications of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). In this study, an attempt was made to assess the effects o...

    Authors: Zahra Hariri, Zahra Yari, Sedighe Hoseini, Khadijeh Abhari and Golbon Sohrab
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:19
  31. This study aimed to identify the determinants of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) behaviors and conditions among women in poor neighborhoods in Izmir, Turkey, and to develop a scale for assessing WASH beh...

    Authors: Sera Şimşek, Zeliha Aslı Öcek, Meral Türk and Ayşegül Ünver
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:18
  32. Health-Related Quality of life (HRQoL) in cancer survivors can be significantly affected in the long-term by various consequences resulting from differing levels of severity of cancer and its treatments. Our o...

    Authors: Alexandra-Cristina Paunescu, Marie Préau, Cyrille Delpierre, Guillemette Jacob, Myriam Pannard, Lidia Delrieu and Marina Kvaskoff
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:17
  33. Lung metastasis is a significant adverse predictor of prognosis in patients with breast cancer. Accurate estimation for the prognosis of patients with lung metastasis and population-based validation for the mo...

    Authors: Yude Xie, Chiseng Lei, Yuhua Ma, Yuan Li, Mei Yang, Yan Zhang, Kin Nam Law, Ningxia Wang and Shaohua Qu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:16
  34. Premature infants need to be hospitalized in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for long periods of time, which can increase anxiety and stress in their mothers. Additionally, the breastfeeding rate is lo...

    Authors: Mohammad Arshadi Bostanabad, Mina Hosseinzadeh, Zahra Molazemi and Hossein Namdar Areshtanab
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:15
  35. Family planning (FP) interventions have improved the use of modern contraceptives, yet a high unmet need for contraception still exists in South Asia. This systematic review of existing research was conducted ...

    Authors: Zahid Ali Memon, Tahmeena, Syeda Aleena Fazal, Sophie Reale, Rachael Spencer, Zulfiqar Bhutta and Hora Soltani
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:13
  36. The primary aim of this study was to compare the quality of life between women with obstetric anal sphincter injury (OASI) and women with intact perineum or minor vaginal tears following their first vaginal bi...

    Authors: Andrea Sartore, Maria Sole Scalia, Francesco Paolo Mangino, Giulia Savastano, Elena Magni and Giuseppe Ricci
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:12
  37. Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is defined as any procedure that involves damage to the female external genitalia. This practice is majorly prevalent in Sudan, as it is estimated that over 12 million Sudanese ...

    Authors: Lina Hemmeda, Lena Anwer, Marwa Abbas, Lina Elfaki, Maram Omer, Maab Khalid, Mushrega Hassan, Mihrab Mostafa, Lina Hamza, Maab Mahmoud, Maram Mohamed Osman, Mozan Mohamed, Lamees Bakheet and Alaa T. Omer
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:11
  38. Studies exploring the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) of refugee women have focused primarily on first generation refugees in humanitarian and crisis settings. There is a paucity of research exploring the...

    Authors: Tamaryn L. Crankshaw, Jane Freedman, Victoria M. Mutambara and Yasmin Rajah
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:10
  39. Overweight and obesity in women of reproductive age not only contribute to chronic diseases but also lead to fertility issues, adverse pregnancy outcomes, and psychological challenges. Among the detrimental be...

    Authors: Sayeh Ebrahimi Gangachin, Roghieh Bayrami, Bahlol Rahimi and Sima Masudi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:8
  40. In this study, the prognostic and reproductive outcomes of women who underwent excision of uterine myomas and were sutured using different techniques while undergoing a cesarean section were investigated.

    Authors: Qiao-Hong Dai, Lu Zhang and An-Er Chen
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:7
  41. This study aims to investigate the relationship between abnormal vaginal microecology and human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, as well as the squamous intraepithelial lesions (SIL) progression.

    Authors: Jiawei Li, Haihong Jin, Yongmei Sun, Chunhua Wang, Hongjuan Chen, Shan Gong and Li Jiang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:5
  42. Menopausal status has a known relationship with the levels of estrogen, progesterone, and other sex hormones, potentially influencing the activity of ER, PR, and many other signaling pathways involved in the i...

    Authors: Minzhang Cheng, Lingchen Wang, Yanlu Xuan and Zhenyu Zhai
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:4
  43. Cervical cancer is the second cause of cancer deaths among Ethiopian women. Despite multifaceted government efforts, the uptake and utilization of cervical cancer screening remain very low. This study aimed to...

    Authors: Kemal Hussein, Gilbert Kokwaro, Francis Wafula and Getnet Mitike Kassie
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:3
  44. Surgical quality plays a vital role in the treatment of malignant tumors. We investigated the classification of intraoperative adverse events (iAE) (ClassIntra) in relation to the surgical quality control of l...

    Authors: Xiaolin Chen, Dongfang Lu, Yanmin Mu, Lingxiao Kong and Ling Zhang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:1
  45. There is still no consensus on the significance of Lymphadenectomy (LD) and the number of lymph nodes that need to be excised (ELNs) for adequate LD in patients with early-stage primary fallopian tube cancer (...

    Authors: Yuexi Liu, Fanfan Huang, Qiuying Gu, Jinlong Wang, Qingmiao Wang, Yuyang Wu, Lijuan Li and Yao Xiao
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:681

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