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  1. Systemic edema is an adverse effect of docetaxel chemotherapy and causes distress to patients, including those receiving this agent for breast cancer. However, its characteristics and factors related to its ef...

    Authors: Tomoko Izawa, Ami Kobayashi, Masahiro Kawashima, Nobuko Kawaguchi-Sakita, Akiyoshi Nakakura, Yuki Kataoka, Kenichiro Shide, Yukiko Mori, Kazuhiro Yamazaki, Masakazu Toi and Harue Arao
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:165
  2. Urinary incontinence (UI) after successful closure of obstetric vesicovaginal fistula (VVF) repair is a widely recognized public health problem. However, there is insufficient research evaluating the factors a...

    Authors: Shimelis Tadesse, Desta Mekete, Shambel Negese, Dereje Zeleke Belachew and Galana Takele Namara
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:164
  3. A patient-centered, human-rights based approach to maternal care moves past merely reducing maternal mortality and morbidity, towards achieving a positive pregnancy experience. When evaluating an intervention,...

    Authors: Larske M. Soepnel, Khuthala Mabetha, Shane A. Norris, Molebogeng Motlhatlhedi, Nokuthula Nkosi, Sonja Klingberg, Stephen Lye and Catherine E. Draper
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:161
  4. Approximately 30% of post-operative breast cancer patients develop shoulder joint movement disorders affecting routine upper limb movement. This study discusses the impact of a neuromuscular joint facilitation...

    Authors: Ming Huo, Xin Zhang, Jialin Fan, Hao Qi, Xuemei Chai, Minghui Qu, Yuqi Shan, Hualong Xie and Chao Wang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:160
  5. Our study aims to investigate post-abortion needs-based education via the WeChat platform for women who had intended abortion in the first trimester, whether they are using effective contraception or becoming ...

    Authors: Danfeng Shi, Chenyin Liu, Lingna Huang and Xiao-Qian Chen
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:159

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Women's Health 2024 24:194

  6. Malignant Struma Ovarii (MSO) is a rare type of germ cell tumour which is diagnosed postoperatively on surgical pathology specimens by the presence of differentiated thyroid cancer in mature cystic teratomas i...

    Authors: Rawan A. Obeidat, Sakhr Alshwayyat, Tala Abdulsalam Alshwayyat, Anwar Rjoop and Qosay Mahmoud Sharqiah
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:158
  7. With the growing availability of online health resources and the widespread use of social media to better understand health conditions, people are increasingly making sense of and managing their health conditi...

    Authors: Julia Gomula, Mark Warner and Ann Blandford
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:157
  8. Acute genital ulcers can affect females of all ages. In children, they often appear as an emergency and remain a diagnostic challenge for pediatricians, gynecologists and dermatologists. Prompt diagnosis and i...

    Authors: Karolina Pokora, Karolina Kowalczyk, Robert Peterek, Marlena Cwynar, Rafał Stojko, Paweł Madej and Agnieszka Drosdzol-Cop
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:156
  9. Despite declining mortality in most countries and in Lithuania, ovarian cancer burden has remained high. Studies have indicated that antihypertensive medications use may help to improve ovarian cancer survival...

    Authors: Rūta Everatt, Irena Kuzmickienė, Birutė Brasiūnienė, Ieva Vincerževskienė, Birutė Intaitė, Saulius Cicėnas and Ingrida Lisauskienė
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:155
  10. Chronic stress and diseases occur more frequently in middle-aged compared to younger women and this is often the result of physical, psychological and socio-economic changes. These health consequences reduce l...

    Authors: Shuho Kang, Ilbong Park and Min-Seong Ha
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:154
  11. Concurrent chemoradiation is the standard treatment for advanced cervical cancer. However some patients still have a poor prognosis, and currently, there is no effective treatment for recurrence. In recent yea...

    Authors: Jialin Wu, Junying Tang, Yi Luo, Wenbo Li, Yingwei Liu and Lin Xiao
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:153
  12. Vulvar migration is a rare complication of filler injection for breast augmentation, generally presenting as repeated pain and fever. We will report a case of woman with polyacrylamide hydrogel breast injectio...

    Authors: Junxian Wen, Zhijin Li, Yarong Chi, Bo Chen, Tao Hong, Zhifei Liu, Nanze Yu and Xiaojun Wang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:152
  13. Breast cancer is the most prevalent type of cancer among women. One form of care related to early detection of breast cancer is breast self-examination (BSE). However, evidence on knowledge, attitude, and prac...

    Authors: Bhoomika N. Jadhav, E.P. Abdul Azeez, Manoj Mathew, A.P. Senthil Kumar, M.R. Snegha, G. Yuvashree and S.N. Mangalagowri
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:151
  14. Endometriosis (EM) is a multifactorial disease that affects 10 − 15% of women of reproductive age. Additionally, 30–50% of women with EM suffer from infertility. The mechanism of infertility caused by EM has n...

    Authors: Jue Zhu, Yichen Chen, Huan Chen, Yuhui Sun, Lifeng Yan, Miaohua Zhu, Liang chen, Qiming Wang and Jing Zhang
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:148

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Women's Health 2024 24:339

  15. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a type of diabetes with its first recognition during pregnancy. GDM is a high-risk maternal and neonatal condition which increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes in mothers ...

    Authors: Aditi Chakraborty and Suryakant Yadav
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:147
  16. In the postpartum period, there are numerous changes in the physical and psychological dimensions of women, which reduce the quality of life of women. The aim of this study was to compare the health-promoting ...

    Authors: Motahareh Govahi, Fereshteh Behmanesh, Hemmat Gholinia, Shabnam Omidvar and Hajar Adib-Rad
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:146
  17. This study estimated the prevalence of and factors associated with secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure, and assessed attitudes and knowledge about SHS among pregnant women in Cairo, Egypt.

    Authors: Elizabeth R. Stevens, Erin L. Mead-Morse, Kareem Labib, Linda G. Kahn, Sugy Choi, Scott E. Sherman, Cheryl Oncken, Natasha J Williams, Tom Loney and Omar El Shahawy
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:145
  18. Menstruation is a major physiological change in a woman’s life, but lack of knowledge, poor practices, socio-cultural barriers, poor access to products and their improper disposal have significant consequences...

    Authors: Nishisipa Panda, Shyama Desaraju, Rudra Prasad Panigrahy, Upasona Ghosh, Shipra Saxena, Pratibha Singh and Bhuputra Panda
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:144
  19. Sexual satisfaction is a crucial part of a fulfilled life, and the ability to have satisfying sexual function is crucial to one’s sexual health. This study investigated the effect of the combined administratio...

    Authors: Saeideh Izadi, Sakineh Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi, Parvin Yadollahi and Mojgan Mirghafourvand
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:143
  20. The relationships between psychosocial stress and diet with gut microbiota composition and diversity deserve ongoing investigation. The primary aim of this study was to examine the associations of psychosocial...

    Authors: Rachel O. Knight, Yenni E. Cedillo, Suzanne E. Judd, Elizabeth H. Baker, Andrew D. Frugé and Douglas R. Moellering
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:142
  21. Understanding HPV vaccination willingness and its influencing factors among female sex workers (FSWs) in entertainment venues in an urban area of Guangxi, China.

    Authors: Zhi-yan He, Jun-hong Wei, Jian-ming Jiang, Rui Hu and Guang-zi Qi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:141
  22. Intimate partner violence (IPV) in Peru represents a significant public health challenge. IPV can influence women’s reproductive and social behaviors, undermining fertility control, and exacerbating unintended...

    Authors: Brenda Caira-Chuquineyra, Daniel Fernandez-Guzman, Andrea G. Cortez-Soto, Diego Urrunaga-Pastor, Guido Bendezu-Quispe and Carlos J. Toro-Huamanchumo
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:140
  23. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is associated with cervical cancer and cervical dysplasia worldwide. Data on HPV prevalence in a region is important because it serves as a predictor of the likelihood of the populat...

    Authors: Rehnuma Parvez, Paluru Vijayachari, Kannan Thiruvengadam, Avijit Roy, Mrinmoy Kumar Saha, Jawahar Ramasamy, Alwin Vins, Lipika Biswas, Alvencia Vaz, Harpreet Kaur and Muruganandam Nagarajan
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:139
  24. Adolescent pregnancy is a global public health problem. Numerous approaches for Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) delivery in schools have been implemented around the world. Previous reviews on CSE did n...

    Authors: Su Mon Myat, Porjai Pattanittum, Jen Sothornwit, Chetta Ngamjarus, Siwanon Rattanakanokchai, Kyaw Lwin Show, Nampet Jampathong and Pisake Lumbiganon
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:137
  25. Adolescent heavy menstrual bleeding(HMB), menorrhagia or abnormal uterine bleeding commonly occur in adolescent women. The differential diagnosis can be challenging. The pneumonic: PALM-COEIN (polyp, adenomyos...

    Authors: Erin M. Hall, Ana E. Ravelo, Stephen C. Aronoff and Michael T. Del Vecchio
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:136
  26. Endometriosis is a benign and chronic gynecological estrogen-dependent disease. Considering the prevalence and the importance of measuring the long-term effects of endometriosis in affected women’s lives t the...

    Authors: Mojgan Mirghafourvand, Vahid Ghavami, Maryam Moradi, Khadijeh Mirzaii Najmabadi and Sanaz Mollazadeh
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:135

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Women's Health 2024 24:229

  27. In polypectomy with mechanical hysteroscopic morcellators, the tissue removal procedure continues until no polyp tissue remains. The decision that the polypoid tissues were removed completely is made based on ...

    Authors: Mustafa Can Sivas, Karolin Ohanoglu Cetinel and Hilal Serap Arslan
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:133
  28. Predicting the periovulatory period is very important for conception. Current approaches to predicting the periovulatory period include monitoring of basal body temperature and urine luteinizing hormone (LH) c...

    Authors: Moto Takeshita, Keita Saito, Yuya Suzuki, Wataru Yoshimasa, Risako Hayashi and Yoko Chiba
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:132
  29. Breast density has consistently been shown to be an independent risk factor for breast cancer in Western populations; however, few studies have evaluated this topic in Chinese women and there is not yet a unif...

    Authors: Song Bai, Di Song, Ming Chen, Xiaoshu Lai, Jinfeng Xu and Fajin Dong
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:131
  30. The sars-Cov-2 pandemic has determined psychological stress, particularly in the young population of medical students. We studied the impact of the pandemic on menstrual cycle alteration in relation to psychol...

    Authors: Daniela Polese, Flavia Costanzi, Paola Bianchi, Antonio Frega, Filippo Bellati, Maria Paola De Marco, Pasquale Parisi, Oliviero Bruni, Donatella Caserta and Giuliana Cozza
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:130
  31. Cervical cancer is one of the leading causes of death among women in Thailand. General practitioners, within their primary healthcare role, play a vital role in the cervical cancer screening program, as they a...

    Authors: Monchada Sukrong, Peerapong Prapaisilp, Tunchanok Juntamongkol, Noppachai Siranart, Natacha Phoolcharoen, Nicha Assavapokee, Nakarin Sirisabya and Somsook Santibenchakul
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:129
  32. The association between weight change and incident hypertension (HTN) in menopausal women has not been well characterized. This study aimed to determine whether weight changes after menopausal years make a dif...

    Authors: Marzieh Saei Ghare Naz, Maryam Mousavi, Mahsa Noroozzadeh, Maryam Farahmand, Fereidoun Azizi and Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:128
  33. During the coronavirus pandemic, people faced strict preventive measures, including staying at home and maintaining social distance, which led to increasing rates of intimate partner violence. Women have been ...

    Authors: Mearg Eyasu Kifle, Setognal Birara Aychiluhm and Etsay Woldu Anbesu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:127
  34. To compare the application of sequential embryo transfer, cleavage embryo transfer, and blastocyst transfer combined with intrauterine perfusion in frozen–thawed embryo transfer cycles in patients with recurre...

    Authors: Wenda Zou, Dan Liu, Juan Peng, Zhijing Tang, Yukun Li, Juan Zhang and Ziwei Liu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:126
  35. Cervical cancer is a significant public health concern in Indonesia, and effective screening methods are necessary to improve the detection and reduce mortality. This study aimed to explore the perspectives of...

    Authors: Fitriana Murriya Ekawati, Putri Listiani, Sri Idaiani, Jarir At Thobari and Firdaus Hafidz
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:125
  36. Patients with rheumatic diseases (RDs) have a lower desire to have children, fewer children, and a longer interval between their pregnancies, which can be due to the patient’s personal choice, the physician’s ...

    Authors: Elham Manouchehri, Mona Larki and Maryam Sahebari
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:124
  37. An increasing body of observational studies have indicated an association between gut microbiota and endometriosis. However, the causal relationship between them is not yet clear. In this study, we employed Me...

    Authors: Chunxiao Dang, Zhenting Chen, Yuyan Chai, Pengfei Liu, Xiao Yu, Yan Liu and Jinxing Liu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:123
  38. The annual global burden of stillbirths is estimated to be 3.2 million, of which 98% occur in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). In the Amhara region of Ethiopia, the prevalence of stillbirth outcomes wa...

    Authors: Bantayehu Nega Arega, Lakachew Asrade Feleke, Hiwotemariam Alemu Tilahun, Dawud Muhammed Ahmed and Fekadie Getachew Hailu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:122
  39. Evidence from recent studies suggested that variation in the quantity and quality of macronutrients in the diet may potentially play a role in predicting the risk of breast cancer (BC). In the current study, w...

    Authors: Mitra Kazemi Jahromi, Hamid Ahmadirad, Hossein Farhadnejad, Mostafa Norouzzadeh, Ebrahim Mokhtari, Farshad Teymoori, Niloufar Saber, Zeinab Heidari, Parvin Mirmiran and Bahram Rashidkhani
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:121
  40. Despite the significant weight of difficulty, Ethiopia's survival rate and mortality predictors have not yet been identified. Finding out what influences outpatient breast cancer patients' survival time was th...

    Authors: Chalachew Gashu and Aragaw Eshetie Aguade
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:120

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Women's Health 2024 24:162

  41. Birth preparedness and complication readiness (BPCR) is an essential component of safe motherhood programs. This study aims to systematically identify and synthesize available evidence on birth preparedness an...

    Authors: Tanya Singh, Brajaraj Tripathy, Anuj Kumar Pandey, Diksha Gautam and Sidharth Sekhar Mishra
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:119
  42. In various disciplines, an association between surgical wait times and patient outcomes has been identified. This study is among the first to investigate whether practice setting influences wait times for elec...

    Authors: Elizabeth Trevino Kinsey, Anne Hardart, Lisa Dabney, Susan Khalil, Elianna Kaplowitz and Lois Brustman
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:115
  43. The prevalence of oligohydramnios ranges from 12 to 14% after 41 weeks to as high as 30% in post term pregnancies. Oligohydramnios poses a dilemma in the choice of mode of labor and delivery in a setup where t...

    Authors: Matiyas Asrat Shiferaw, Ananya Solomon, Sintayehu Getachew and Wondimu Gudu
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:113

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