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BMC Women's Health

BMC Women's Health 1/2017

Ausgabe 1/2017

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 136 Artikel )

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quality of life among post-menopausal women due to oxidative stress boosted by dysthymia and anxiety

Martha A. Sánchez-Rodríguez, Lizett Castrejón-Delgado, Mariano Zacarías-Flores, Alicia Arronte-Rosales, Víctor Manuel Mendoza-Núñez

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Feasibility of thermocoagulation in a screen-and-treat approach for the treatment of cervical precancerous lesions in sub-Saharan Africa

Manuela Viviano, Bruno Kenfack, Rosa Catarino, Eveline Tincho, Liliane Temogne, Anne-Caroline Benski, Pierre-Marie Tebeu, Ulrike Meyer-Hamme, Pierre Vassilakos, Patrick Petignat

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

First report on molecular breast cancer subtypes and their clinico-pathological characteristics in Eastern Morocco: series of 2260 cases

Manal Elidrissi Errahhali, Mounia Elidrissi Errahhali, Meryem Ouarzane, Tijani El Harroudi, Said Afqir, Mohammed Bellaoui

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Self-collection based HPV testing for cervical cancer screening among women living with HIV in Uganda: a descriptive analysis of knowledge, intentions to screen and factors associated with HPV positivity

Sheona M. Mitchell, Heather N. Pedersen, Evelyn Eng Stime, Musa Sekikubo, Erin Moses, David Mwesigwa, Christine Biryabarema, Jan Christilaw, Josaphat K. Byamugisha, Deborah M. Money, Gina S. Ogilvie

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinical characteristics of genital chlamydia infection in pelvic inflammatory disease

Sung Taek Park, Suk Woo Lee, Min Jeong Kim, Young Mo Kang, Hye Min Moon, Chae Chun Rhim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Lifelong vegetarianism and breast cancer risk: a large multicentre case control study in India

Toral Gathani, Isobel Barnes, Raghib Ali, Rajkumar Arumugham, Raju Chacko, Raghunadharao Digumarti, Parimal Jivarajani, Ravi Kannan, Dasappa Loknatha, Hemant Malhotra, Beela S. Mathew, on behalf of the INDOX Cancer Research Network Collaborators

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Probiotics for vaginal health in South Africa: what is on retailers’ shelves?

Anna-Ursula Happel, Shameem Z. Jaumdally, Tanya Pidwell, Tracy Cornelius, Heather B. Jaspan, Remy Froissart, Shaun L. Barnabas, Jo-Ann S. Passmore

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Binge eating is associated with trait anxiety in Korean adolescent girls: a cross sectional study

Jin-Yi Jung, Kye-Hyun Kim, Hee-Yeon Woo, Dong-Won Shin, Young-Chul Shin, Kang-Seob Oh, Eun-Hee Shin, Se-Won Lim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Women’s knowledge and attitudes towards cervical cancer prevention: a cross sectional study in Eastern Uganda

Trasias Mukama, Rawlance Ndejjo, Angele Musabyimana, Abdullah Ali Halage, David Musoke

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Motivations for contralateral prophylactic mastectomy as a function of socioeconomic status

Dadrie F. Baptiste, Erina L. MacGeorge, Maria K. Venetis, Ashton Mouton, L. Brooke Friley, Rebekah Pastor, Kristen Hatten, Janaka Lagoo, Susan E. Clare, Monet W. Bowling

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Burden, screening, and treatment of depressive and anxious symptoms among women referred to cardiac rehabilitation: a prospective study

Megan C. Hurley, Heather M. Arthur, Caroline Chessex, Paul Oh, Karam Turk-Adawi, Sherry L. Grace

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors associated with sexual dysfunction in Taiwanese females with rheumatoid arthritis

Miao-Chiu Lin, Ming-Chi Lu, Hanoch Livneh, Ning-Sheng Lai, How-Ran Guo, Tzung-Yi Tsai

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Treatment delays among women with breast cancer in a low socio-economic status region in Brazil

Naidhia Alves Soares Ferreira, Sionara Melo Figueiredo de Carvalho, Vitor Engrácia Valenti, Italla Maria Pinheiro Bezerra, Hermes Melo Teixeira Batista, Luiz Carlos de Abreu, Leandro Luongo Matos, Fernando Adami

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reproductive risk factors associated with breast cancer in women in Bangui: a case–control study

Augustin Balekouzou, Ping Yin, Christian Maucler Pamatika, Cavin Epie Bekolo, Sylvain Wilfrid Nambei, Marceline Djeintote, Komlan Kota, Christian Diamont Mossoro-Kpinde, Chang Shu, Minghui Yin, Zhen Fu, Tingting Qing, Mingming Yan, Jianyuan Zhang, Shaojun Chen, Hongyu Li, Zhongyu Xu, Boniface Koffi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

“Life at the River is a Living Hell:” a qualitative study of trauma, mental health, substance use and HIV risk behavior among female fish traders from the Kafue Flatlands in Zambia

Lynn T. Murphy Michalopoulos, Stefani N. Baca-Atlas, Simona J. Simona, Tina Jiwatram-Negrón, Alexander Ncube, Melanie B. Chery

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors associated with early age at menarche among Thai adolescents in Bangkok: A cross-sectional study

Pongsak Noipayak, Petch Rawdaree, Busaba Supawattanabodee, Sumonmal Manusirivitthaya

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Women’s lived experiences of learning to live with osteoporosis: a longitudinal qualitative study

Carrinna A. Hansen, Bo Abrahamsen, Hanne Konradsen, Birthe D. Pedersen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sex hormone binding globulin as a valuable biochemical marker in predicting gestational diabetes mellitus

Manal Abdalla Tawfeek, Eman Mohamad Alfadhli, Abdulfatah Marawan Alayoubi, Hesham Ahmad El-Beshbishy, Fawzia Ahmad Habib

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors associated with cervical cancer screening participation among immigrants of Russian, Somali and Kurdish origin: a population-based study in Finland

Esther E. Idehen, Tellervo Korhonen, Anu Castaneda, Teppo Juntunen, Mari Kangasniemi, Anna-Maija Pietilä, Päivikki Koponen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Maternal and neonatal service usage and determinants in fragile and conflict-affected situations: a systematic review of Asia and the Middle-East

Saji S. Gopalan, Ashis Das, Natasha Howard

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Beneficial effects of a Coriolus versicolor-based vaginal gel on cervical epithelization, vaginal microbiota and vaginal health: a pilot study in asymptomatic women

Santiago Palacios, Fernando Losa, Damián Dexeus, Javier Cortés

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of hormone therapy on quality of life and breast cancer risk after risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy: a systematic review

Tasneem Siyam, Sue Ross, Sandra Campbell, Dean T. Eurich, Nesé Yuksel

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Typical patterns of modifiable health risk factors (MHRFs) in elderly women in Germany: results from the cross-sectional German Health Update (GEDA) study, 2009 and 2010

Franziska Jentsch, Jennifer Allen, Judith Fuchs, Elena von der Lippe

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Swedish translation and cross-cultural adaptation of the Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy – Cervical Dysplasia (FACIT-CD): linguistic validity and reliability of the Swedish version

Marie Rask, Marie Oscarsson, Neil Ludwig, Katarina Swahnberg

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors influencing use of long-acting versus short-acting contraceptive methods among reproductive-age women in a resource-limited setting

Leevan Tibaijuka, Robert Odongo, Emma Welikhe, Wilber Mukisa, Lilian Kugonza, Imelda Busingye, Phelomena Nabukalu, Joseph Ngonzi, Stephen B. Asiimwe, Francis Bajunirwe

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Meanings of abortion in context: accounts of abortion in the lives of women diagnosed with breast cancer

Maggie Kirkman, Carmel Apicella, Jillian Graham, Martha Hickey, John L. Hopper, Louise Keogh, Ingrid Winship, Jane Fisher

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Breast cancer in Iraq is associated with a unimodally distributed predominance of luminal type B over luminal type A surrogates from young to old age

Runnak A Majid, Hemin A Hassan, Dana N Muhealdeen, Hazha A Mohammed, Michael D Hughson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluating the role of race and medication in protection of uterine fibroids by type 2 diabetes exposure

Digna R. Velez Edwards, Katherine E. Hartmann, Melissa Wellons, Anushi Shah, Hua Xu, Todd L. Edwards

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Making connections across silos: intimate partner violence, mental health, and substance use

Robin Mason, Marni Wolf, Susan O’Rinn, Gabrielle Ene

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quality of life of breast and cervical cancer survivors

Huei-Ying Huang, Wen-Chen Tsai, Wen-Yu Chou, Yao-Ching Hung, Liang-Chih Liu, Kuo-Feng Huang, Wen-Ching Wang, Kam-Wing Leung, Ruey-Kuen Hsieh, Pei-Tseng Kung

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Pain in amaXhosa women living with HIV/AIDS: a cross-sectional study of ambulant outpatients

Romy Parker, Jennifer Jelsma, Dan J Stein

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Breast cancer screening practices of African migrant women in Australia: a descriptive cross-sectional study

Olayide Oluyemisi Ogunsiji, Cannas Kwok, Lee Chun Fan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Skin whitening among Cameroonian female university students: knowledge, attitudes, practices and motivations

Emmanuel Armand Kouotou, Jobert Richie N. Nansseu, Hugues Adegbidi, Theophane Christel Joel Zoa Mebara, Elie Claude Ndjitoyap Ndam

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A pathological and clinical study of 706 primary tumours of the ovary in the largest tertiary hospital in Ghana

Patrick Kafui Akakpo, Leonard Derkyi-Kwarteng, Richard Kwasi Gyasi, Solomom Edward Quayson, Simon Naporo, Jehoram Tei Anim

01.12.2017 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectively engaging stakeholders and the public in developing violence prevention messages

Jennifer A. Boyko, C. Nadine Wathen, Anita Kothari

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Breast cancer relatives’ physical activity intervention needs and preferences: qualitative results

Sheri J. Hartman, Rochelle K. Rosen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Can community health workers play a greater role in increasing access to medical abortion services? A qualitative study

Pallavi Gupta, Sharad D. Iyengar, Bela Ganatra, Heidi Bart Johnston, Kirti Iyengar

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Experiences with VHA care: a qualitative study of U.S. women veterans with self-reported trauma histories

Shannon M. Kehle-Forbes, Eileen M. Harwood, Michele R. Spoont, Nina A. Sayer, Heather Gerould, Maureen Murdoch

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A case report of bicornis bicollis uterus with unilateral cervical atresia: an unusual aetiology of chronic debilitating pelvic pain in a Cameroonian teenager

Julius Sama Dohbit, Esther Meka, Joel Noutakdie Tochie, Igor Kamla, Darolles Mwadjie, Pascal Foumane

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cervical cancer risk perceptions, sexual risk behaviors and sexually transmitted infections among Bivalent Human Papillomavirus vaccinated and non-vaccinated young women in Uganda - 5 year follow up study

Edward Kumakech, Sören Andersson, Henry Wabinga, Caroline Musubika, Samuel Kirimunda, Vanja Berggren

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of peer health education on perception and practice of screening for cervical cancer among urban residential women in south-east Nigeria: a before and after study

Chinyere Mbachu, Cyril Dim, Uche Ezeoke

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

POstLAparoscopic Reduction of pain By combining intraperitoneal normal salinE And the pulmonary Recruitment maneuver (POLAR BEAR trial). RCT to estimate reduction in pain after laparoscopic surgery when using a combination therapy of intraperitoneal normal saline and the pulmonary recruitment maneuver

J. E. W. van Dijk, S. J. Dedden, P. M. A. J. Geomini, P. Meijer, N. van Hanegem, M. Y. Bongers

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between the ERCC1 polymorphism and platinum-based chemotherapy effectiveness in ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis

Ning Tang, Dan Lyu, Yan Zhang, Haiping Liu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of preconceptional micronutrient supplementation on maternal mental health during pregnancy and postpartum: results from a randomized controlled trial in Vietnam

Phuong H. Nguyen, Ann M. DiGirolamo, Ines Gonzalez-Casanova, Hoa Pham, Wei Hao, Hieu Nguyen, Truong V. Truong, Son Nguyen, Kimberly B. Harding, Gregory A. Reinhart, Reynaldo Martorell, Usha Ramakrishnan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exposure of hospitalised pregnant women to plasticizers contained in medical devices

Cécile Marie, Sebti Hamlaoui, Lise Bernard, Daniel Bourdeaux, Valérie Sautou, Didier Lémery, Françoise Vendittelli, Marie-Pierre Sauvant-Rochat

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Increasing family planning in Myanmar: the role of the private sector and social franchise programs

Tin Aung, Nang Mo Hom, May Sudhinaraset

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Endometrial scratching in women with implantation failure after a first IVF/ICSI cycle; does it lead to a higher live birth rate? The SCRaTCH study: a randomized controlled trial (NTR 5342)

N. E. van Hoogenhuijze, H. L. Torrance, F. Mol, J. S. E. Laven, E. Scheenjes, M. A. F. Traas, C. Janssen, B. Cohlen, G. Teklenburg, J. P. de Bruin, R. van Oppenraaij, J. W. M. Maas, E. Moll, K. Fleischer, M. H. van Hooff, C. de Koning, A. Cantineau, C. B. Lambalk, M. Verberg, M. Nijs, A. P. Manger, M. van Rumste, L. F. van der Voet, A. Preys-Bosman, J. Visser, E. Brinkhuis, J. E. den Hartog, A. Sluijmer, F. W. Jansen, W. Hermes, M. L. Bandell, M. J. Pelinck, J. van Disseldorp, M. van Wely, J. Smeenk, Q. D. Pieterse, J.C. Boxmeer, E.R. Groenewoud, M. J. C. Eijkemans, J. C. Kasius, F. J. M. Broekmans

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anxiety and depression among infertile women: a cross-sectional survey from Hungary

Enikő Lakatos, Judit F Szigeti, Péter P Ujma, Réka Sexty, Piroska Balog

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Is surgical excision necessary for the treatment of Granulomatous lobular mastitis?

Young Duck Shin, Sung Su Park, Young Jin Song, Seung-Myoung Son, Young Jin Choi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk factors and a prediction model for lower limb lymphedema following lymphadenectomy in gynecologic cancer: a hospital-based retrospective cohort study

Kenji Kuroda, Yasuhiro Yamamoto, Manami Yanagisawa, Akira Kawata, Naoya Akiba, Kensuke Suzuki, Kazutoshi Naritaka

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Frequency and predictors of anxiety and depression among pregnant women attending tertiary healthcare institutes of Quetta City, Pakistan

Rahila Ghaffar, Qaiser Iqbal, Adnan Khalid, Fahad Saleem, Mohamed Azmi Hassali, Nosheen Sikandar Baloch, Fiaz ud Din Ahmad, Sajid Bashir, Sajjad Haider, Mohammad Bashaar

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy versus vaginal sacrospinous fixation for vaginal vault prolapse, a randomized controlled trial: SALTO-2 trial, study protocol

Anne-Lotte W. M. Coolen, Mèlanie N. van IJsselmuiden, Anique M. J. van Oudheusden, J. Veen, Hugo W. F. van Eijndhoven, Ben Willem J. Mol, Jan Paul Roovers, Marlies Y. Bongers

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Implications of male circumcision for women in Papua New Guinea: a transformational grounded theory study

Michelle Redman-MacLaren, Jane Mills, Rachael Tommbe, David MacLaren, Rick Speare, William J. H. McBride

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Transvaginal Sonography: perception and attitude of Nigerian women

Mark C Okeji, Kennedy K Agwuna, Chika N Ihudiebube-Splendor, Iliyasu Y Izge, Kelechi K Ekuma, Jennifer O Emeter

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Profiles of lipids, blood pressure and weight changes among premenopausal Chinese breast cancer patients after adjuvant chemotherapy

Winnie Yeo, Frankie K. F. Mo, Elizabeth Pang, Joyce J. S. Suen, Jane Koh, Herbert H. F. Loong, Christopher C. H. Yip, Rita Y. W. Ng, Claudia H. W. Yip, Nelson L. S. Tang, Giok S. Liem

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Case report: term birth after fertility-sparing treatments for stage IB1 small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the cervix

Pei-Ying Wu, Ya-Min Cheng, Geok Huey New, Cheng-Yang Chou, Chun-Ting Chiang, Hung-Wen Tsai, Yu-Fang Huang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

How active are women who play bingo: a cross-sectional study from the Well!Bingo project

Gemma C. Ryde, Trish Gorely, Ruth Jepson, Cindy Gray, Ashley Shepherd, Dionne Mackison, Aileen V. Ireland, Brian Williams, Marion E. T. McMurdo, Josie M. M. Evans

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A qualitative exploration of cervical and breast cancer stigma in Karnataka, India

Laura Nyblade, Melissa Stockton, Sandra Travasso, Suneeta Krishnan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A comparison of intimate partner and other sexual assault survivors’ use of different types of specialized hospital-based violence services

Janice Du Mont, Maryam Woldeyohannes, Sheila Macdonald, Daisy Kosa, Linda Turner

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cardiovascular RiskprofilE - IMaging and gender-specific disOrders (CREw-IMAGO): rationale and design of a multicenter cohort study

Gerbrand A. Zoet, Cindy Meun, Laura Benschop, Eric Boersma, Ricardo P.J. Budde, Bart C.J.M. Fauser, Christianne J.M. de Groot, Aad van der Lugt, Angela H.E.M. Maas, Karl G.M. Moons, Jeanine E. Roeters van Lennep, Jolien W. Roos-Hesselink, Eric A.P. Steegers, Bas B. van Rijn, Joop S.E. Laven, Arie Franx, Birgitta K. Velthuis

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Therapeutic comparison between treatments for Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus: study protocol of a randomized prospective and controlled trial

Renata A. Belotto, Maria Cristina Chavantes, João Paulo Tardivo, Roberto Euzébio dos Santos, Raquel Civolani Marques Fernandes, Anna Carolina Ratto Tempestini Horliana, Christiane Pavani, Daniela Fátima Teixeira da Silva

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The reproducibility of self-reported age at menarche: The Tromsø Study

Marie Wasmuth Lundblad, Bjarne K. Jacobsen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Colony stimulating factor-1 and leukemia inhibitor factor expression from current-cycle cannula isolated endometrial cells are associated with increased endometrial receptivity and pregnancy

Felipe Camargo-Díaz, Valeria García, Azucena Ocampo-Bárcenas, Humberto González-Marquez, Esther López-Bayghen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reasons for delay in decision making and reaching health facility among obstetric fistula and pelvic organ prolapse patients in Gondar University hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Mulat Adefris, Solomon Mekonnen Abebe, Kiros Terefe, Abebaw Addis Gelagay, Azmeraw Adigo, Selamawit Amare, Dorothy Lazaro, Aster Berhe, Chernet Baye

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of prolonged exercise versus multiple short exercise sessions on risk for metabolic syndrome and the atherogenic index in middle-aged obese women: a randomised controlled trial

JinWook Chung, KwangJun Kim, Jeeyoung Hong, Hyoun-Joong Kong

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

“If I have only two children and they die… who will take care of me?” –a qualitative study exploring knowledge, attitudes and practices about family planning among Mozambican female and male adults

Rehana Capurchande, Gily Coene, Kristien Roelens, Herman Meulemans

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Results of a pilot study in the U.S. and Vietnam to assess the utility and acceptability of a multi-level pregnancy test (MLPT) for home monitoring of hCG trends after assisted reproduction

Tara Shochet, Ioanna A. Comstock, Nguyen Thi Nhu Ngoc, Lynn M. Westphal, Wendy R. Sheldon, Ly Thai Loc, Jennifer Blum, Beverly Winikoff, Paul D. Blumenthal

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Are women adequately informed before gynaecological surgery?

Mojgan Pakbaz, Ewa Rolfsman, Mats Löfgren

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sowing the seeds of transformative practice to actualize women’s rights to respectful maternity care: reflections from Kenya using the consolidated framework for implementation research

Charlotte E Warren, Charity Ndwiga, Pooja Sripad, Melissa Medich, Anne Njeru, Alice Maranga, George Odhiambo, Timothy Abuya

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Perceptions of Mexican women regarding barriers in mental Heath Services in primary care

Jorge Galván, Nayelhi Saavedra, Feliciano Bartolo, Shoshana Berenzon

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Awareness, attitudes and perceptions regarding HIV and PMTCT amongst pregnant women in Guinea-Bissau– a qualitative study

Noel Vieira, Dlama Nggida Rasmussen, Inês Oliveira, Aureliano Gomes, Peter Aaby, Christian Wejse, Morten Sodemann, Lucy Reynolds, Holger W. Unger

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A qualitative study of Filipina immigrants’ stress, distress and coping: the impact of their multiple, transnational roles as women

Melanie L. Straiton, Heloise Marie L. Ledesma, Tam T. Donnelly

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Differences in drug use between men and women: an Italian cross sectional study

Daria Putignano, Dario Bruzzese, Valentina Orlando, Denise Fiorentino, Alessia Tettamanti, Enrica Menditto

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Eating behavior and psychological profile: associations between daughters with distinct eating disorders and their mothers

Verónica Vázquez-Velázquez, Martha Kaufer-Horwitz, Juan Pablo Méndez, Eduardo García-García, Lucy María Reidl-Martínez

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors associated with utilization of long-acting and permanent contraceptive methods among women who have decided not to have more children in Gondar city

Chernet Baye Zenebe, Mulat Adefris, Melaku Kindie Yenit, Yalemzewod Assefa Gelaw

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

3-dimensional versus conventional laparoscopy for benign hysterectomy: protocol for a randomized clinical trial

Elise Hoffmann, Gitte Bennich, Christian Rifbjerg Larsen, Jannie Lindschou, Janus Christian Jakobsen, Pernille Danneskiold Lassen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of periodontitis on the development of osteoporosis: results from a nationwide population-based cohort study (2003–2013)

Jung-Kyu Choi, Young-Taek Kim, Hye-In Kweon, Eun-Cheol Park, Seong-Ho Choi, Jae-Hong Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Study comparing 3 hour and 24 hour post-operative removal of bladder catheter and vaginal pack following vaginal surgery: a randomised controlled trial

Priya Rajan, S. Soundara Raghavan, Deepak Sharma

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Relationship between sleep quality and cardiovascular disease risk in Chinese post-menopausal women

Sek Ying Chair, Qun Wang, Ho Yu Cheng, Sally Wai-Sze Lo, Xiao Mei Li, Eliza Mi-Ling Wong, Janet Wing-Hung Sit

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Inadequate birth spacing is perceived as riskier than all family planning methods, except sterilization and abortion, in a qualitative study among urban Nigerians

Hilary M. Schwandt, Joanna Skinner, Luciana Estelle Hebert, Lisa Cobb, Abdulmumin Saad, Mojisola Odeku

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Benign metastasizing leiomyoma presenting as multiple cystic pulmonary nodules: a case report

Yeong Hun Choe, So Yeon Jeon, Yoon Chae Lee, Myung Ja Chung, Seung Yong Park, Yong Chul Lee, So Ri Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Is economic dependence on the husband a risk factor for intimate partner violence against female factory workers in Nepal?

Sunita Dhungel, Pabita Dhungel, Shalik Ram Dhital, Christiane Stock

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Frequency and genotypes of Chlamydia trachomatis in patients attending the obstetrics and gynecology clinics in Jalisco, Mexico and correlation with sociodemographic, behavioral, and biological factors

Néstor Casillas-Vega, Rayo Morfín-Otero, Santos García, Jorge Llaca-Díaz, Eduardo Rodríguez-Noriega, Adrián Camacho-Ortiz, Ma de la Merced Ayala-Castellanos, Héctor J. Maldonado-Garza, Jesús Ancer-Rodríguez, Guadalupe Gallegos-Ávila, Alberto Niderhauser-García, Elvira Garza-González

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Cedar Project: Using Indigenous-Specific Determinants of Health to Predict Substance use among Young Pregnant-Involved Indigenous Women In Canada

Sana Z. Shahram, Joan L. Bottorff, Nelly D. Oelke, Leanne Dahlgren, Victoria Thomas, Patricia M. Spittal, For the Cedar Project Partnership

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An implementation science protocol of the Women’s Health CoOp in healthcare settings in Cape Town, South Africa: A stepped-wedge design

Wendee M. Wechsberg, Jacqueline W. Ndirangu, Ilene S. Speizer, William A. Zule, Winnifred Gumula, Courtney Peasant, Felicia A. Browne, Laura Dunlap

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Self-collected vaginal sampling for the detection of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) using careHPV among Ghanaian women

Dorcas Obiri-Yeboah, Yaw Adu-Sarkodie, Florencia Djigma, Anna Hayfron-Benjamin, Latif Abdul, Jacques Simpore, Philippe Mayaud

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hormonal contraceptive use and prevalence of premenstrual symptoms in a multiethnic Canadian population

Alicia Caroline Jarosz, Joseph Jamnik, Ahmed El-Sohemy

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exploratory study into awareness of heart disease and health care seeking behavior among Emirati women (UAE) - Cross sectional descriptive study

Sarah Khan, Syed Adnan Ali

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of simvastatin on monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 expression in endometriosis patients: a randomized controlled trial

Wanwisa Waiyaput, Somphoch Pumipichet, Sawaek Weerakiet, Sasivimol Rattanasiri, Areepan Sophonsritsuk

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

AlphaVBeta3 Integrin expression within uterine endometrium in unexplained infertility: a prospective cohort study

Ahmed Elnaggar, Amr H. Farag, Mohamed E. Gaber, Mohamed Abdel Hafeez, Mohamed S. Ali, Alaa M. Atef

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Characteristics of cervical disease among symptomatic women with histopathological sample at Hawassa University referral hospital, Southern Ethiopia

Gemechu Ameya, Fekade Yerakly

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

‘I stayed with my illness’: a grounded theory study of health seeking behaviour and treatment pathways of patients with obstetric fistula in Kenya

Anne M. Khisa, Grace M. Omoni, Isaac K. Nyamongo, Rachel F. Spitzer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Aggressive behaviour among drug-using women from Cape Town, South Africa: ethnicity, heavy alcohol use, methamphetamine and intimate partner violence

Tara Carney, Bronwyn Myers, Tracy L. Kline, Kim Johnson, Wendee M. Wechsberg

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Mental health, sexual identity, and interpersonal violence: Findings from the Australian longitudinal Women’s health study

Laura A. Szalacha, Tonda L. Hughes, Ruth McNair, Deborah Loxton

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Women’s experiences seeking informal sector abortion services in Cape Town, South Africa: a descriptive study

Caitlin Gerdts, Sarah Raifman, Kristen Daskilewicz, Mariette Momberg, Sarah Roberts, Jane Harries

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Neuroticism-related personality traits are associated with posttraumatic stress after abortion: findings from a Swedish multi-center cohort study

Inger Wallin Lundell, Inger Sundström Poromaa, Lisa Ekselius, Susanne Georgsson, Örjan Frans, Lotti Helström, Ulf Högberg, Agneta Skoog Svanberg

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Why women choose compounded bioidentical hormone therapy: lessons from a qualitative study of menopausal decision-making

Jennifer Jo Thompson, Cheryl Ritenbaugh, Mark Nichter

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Stress, health and quality of life of female migrant domestic workers in Singapore: a cross-sectional study

S. G. Anjara, L. B. Nellums, C. Bonetto, T. Van Bortel

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and predictors of help-seeking for women exposed to spousal violence in India – a cross-sectional study

Malin Leonardsson, Miguel San Sebastian

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Violence against women: prevalence and risk factors in Turkish sample

Selma Sen, Nursen Bolsoy

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychological symptoms among hospital nurses in Taiwan: a cross sectional study

Mei-Ju Chen, Shiue-Shan Weng

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Pre-pregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain and their effects on pregnancy and birth outcomes: a cohort study in West Sumatra, Indonesia

Hora Soltani, Nur I. Lipoeto, Frankie J. Fair, Karen Kilner, Y. Yusrawati

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correlates of depressive symptoms in late middle-aged Taiwanese women: findings from the 2009 Taiwan National Health Interview Survey

Kun-Wei Tsai, Shih-Chun Lin, Malcolm Koo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The trafficking of women and girls in Taiwan: characteristics of victims, perpetrators, and forms of exploitation

Lanying Huang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Immunohistochemical staining of leptin is associated with grade, stage, lymph node involvement, recurrence, and hormone receptor phenotypes in breast cancer

Mohamad Nidal Khabaz, Amer Abdelrahman, Nadeem Butt, Lila Damnhory, Mohamed Elshal, Alia M. Aldahlawi, Swsan Ashoor, Basim Al-Maghrabi, Pauline Dobson, Barry Brown, Kaltoom Al-Sakkaf, Mohmmad Al-Qahtani, Jaudah Al-Maghrabi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinicopathologic and prognostic features of breast cancer in young women: a series from North of Morocco

Joaira Bakkach, Mohamed Mansouri, Touria Derkaoui, Ali Loudiyi, Mohamed Fihri, Samia Hassani, Amina Barakat, Naima Ghailani Nourouti, Mohcine Bennani Mechita

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Couple’s concordance and discordance in household decision-making and married women’s use of modern contraceptives in Bangladesh

Jalal Uddin, Muhammad Zakir Hossin, Mohammad Habibullah Pulok

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sequential E2 levels not ovarian maximal diameter estimates were correlated with outcome of cetrotide therapy for management of women at high-risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: a randomized controlled study

Khalid M. Salama, Hesham M. Abo Ragab, Mohammed F. El Sherbiny, Ali A. Morsi, Ibrahim I. Souidan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Individual-level and community-level determinants of cervical cancer screening among Kenyan women: a multilevel analysis of a Nationwide survey

Fentanesh Nibret Tiruneh, Kun-Yang Chuang, Peter Austin Morton Ntenda, Ying-Chih Chuang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

“Is it menopause or bipolar?”: a qualitative study of the experience of menopause for women with bipolar disorder

Tania Perich, Jane Ussher, Chloe Parton

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cognitive appraisal of exposure to specific types of trauma - a study of gender differences

Dana–Cristina Herta, Bogdan Nemes, Doina Cozman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A preliminary evaluation of influence of body mass index on in vitro fertilization outcome in non-obese endometriosis patients

Eliana Garalejic, Biljana Arsic, Jovana Radakovic, Dragana Bojovic Jovic, Dragana Lekic, Biljana Macanovic, Ivan Soldatovic, Milan Perovic

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A qualitative exploration of perceptions and experiences of contraceptive use, abortion and post-abortion family planning services (PAFP) in three provinces in China

Yan Che, Esther Dusabe-Richards, Shangchun Wu, Yi Jiang, Xiaojing Dong, Jian Li, Wei-Hong Zhang, Marleen Temmerman, Rachel Tolhurst, INPAC group

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Extent, regional variation and impact of gynecologist payment models in routine pelvic examinations: a nationwide cross-sectional study

Ingvild Mathiesen Rosenlund, Linda Leivseth, Ingard Nilsen, Olav Helge Førde, Arthur Revhaug

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Investigation of the association between quality of life and depressive symptoms during postpartum period: a correlational study

Maria Papamarkou, Pavlos Sarafis, Charis P. Kaite, Maria Malliarou, Andreas Tsounis, Dimitris Niakas

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence of dietary supplement use and associated factors among female college students in Saudi Arabia

Hanan Alfawaz, Nasiruddin Khan, Aziza Alfaifi, Fatima M. Shahrani, Huda M. Al Tameem, Seetah F. Al Otaibi, Weaam I. Abudigin, Mohammad S. Al-Shayaa, Saad A. Al-Ghanim, Nasser M. Al-Daghri

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Declining rates of sterilisation reversal procedures in western Australian women from 1990 to 2008: the relationship with age, hospital type and government policy changes

Khadra A. Jama-Alol, Alexandra P. Bremner, Gavin Pereira, Louise M. Stewart, Eva Malacova, Rachael Moorin, David B. Preen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Elevated plasma levels of lysophosphatidic acid and aberrant expression of lysophosphatidic acid receptors in adenomyosis

Bicheng Yang, Liqun Wang, Xiaoju Wan, Yunjun Li, Xiaohong Yu, Yunna Qin, Yong Luo, Feng Wang, Ouping Huang

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Lockjaw from a metastatic uterine leiomyosarcoma- case report and review of the literature

Isabel Hope, Karen Morton, Carrie Newlands, Simon Butler-Manuel, Thumuluru Kavitha Madhuri

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Levels, trends and correlates of unmet need for family planning among postpartum women in Indonesia: 2007–2015

Siswanto Agus Wilopo, Althaf Setyawan, Anggriyani Wahyu Pinandari, Titut Prihyugiarto, Flourisa Juliaan, Robert J. Magnani

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The role of health policy in the burden of breast cancer in Brazil

Francisco Winter dos Santos Figueiredo, Tábata Cristina do Carmo Almeida, Débora Terra Cardial, Érika da Silva Maciel, Fernando Luiz Affonso Fonseca, Fernando Adami

01.12.2017 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correction to: The Cedar Project: Using Indigenous-specific determinants of health to predict substance use among young pregnant-involved Indigenous women in Canada

Sana Z. Shahram, Joan L. Bottorff, Nelly D. Oelke, Leanne Dahlgren, Victoria Thomas, Patricia M. Spittal, For the Cedar Project Partnership

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of structured training programme on the knowledge and behaviors of breast and cervical cancer screening among the female teachers in Turkey

Ayla Bayık Temel, Şafak Dağhan, Şenay Kaymakçı, Renginar Öztürk Dönmez, Zeynep Arabacı

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and severity of menopause symptoms among perimenopausal and postmenopausal women aged 30-49 years in Gulele sub-city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Engida Yisma, Natnael Eshetu, Stephanie Ly, Berhanu Dessalegn

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors influencing the experience of sexual and reproductive healthcare for female adolescents with perinatally-acquired HIV: a qualitative case study

Gertrude Mwalabu, Catrin Evans, Sarah Redsell

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Obesity associates with vasomotor symptoms in postmenopause but with physical symptoms in perimenopause: a cross-sectional study

Seul Koo, Younjhin Ahn, Joong-Yeon Lim, Juhee Cho, Hyun-Young Park

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rejection, acceptance and the spectrum between: understanding male attitudes and experiences towards conflict-related sexual violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Jocelyn Kelly, Katherine Albutt, Justin Kabanga, Kimberley Anderson, Michael VanRooyen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence of somatic and urogenital symptoms as well as psychological health in women aged 45 to 55 attending primary health care: a cross-sectional study

Lena Rindner, Gunilla Strömme, Lena Nordeman, Margareta Wigren, Dominique Hange, Ronny Gunnarsson, Gun Rembeck

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Research protocol: Cisplatin-associated ototoxicity amongst patients receiving cancer chemotherapy and the feasibility of an audiological monitoring program

J. Paken, C. D. Govender, V. Sewram

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Trichomoniasis and associated co-infections of the genital tract among pregnant women presenting at two hospitals in Ghana

Richard H. Asmah, Harriet N. A. Blankson, Kekeli A. Seanefu, Noah Obeng-Nkrumah, Georgina Awuah-Mensah, Momodou Cham, Patrick F. Ayeh-Kumi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Using theory-based messages to motivate U.S. pregnant women to prevent cytomegalovirus infection: results from formative research

Denise M. Levis, Christina L. Hillard, Simani M. Price, Erika Reed-Gross, Erika Bonilla, Minal Amin, Jennifer D. Stowell, Rebekah Clark, Delaney Johnson, Karen Mask, Cynthia Carpentieri, Michael J. Cannon

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health care professionals’ attitudes towards population-based genetic testing and risk-stratification for ovarian cancer: a cross-sectional survey

Katie E. J. Hann, Lindsay Fraser, Lucy Side, Sue Gessler, Jo Waller, Saskia C. Sanderson, Madeleine Freeman, Ian Jacobs, Anne Lanceley, for the PROMISE study team

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Burden and correlates of mental health diagnoses among sex workers in an urban setting

Nitasha Puri, Kate Shannon, Paul Nguyen, Shira M. Goldenberg

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of message framing on women’s intention to perform cytomegalovirus prevention behaviors: a cross-sectional study

Rosemary Thackeray, Brianna M. Magnusson, Emily M. Christensen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Self-sampling for human papillomavirus DNA detection: a preliminary study of compliance and feasibility in BOLIVIA

Pedro Surriabre, Gustavo Allende, Marcela Prado, Leyddy Cáceres, Diego Bellot, Andrea Torrico, Karina Ustariz, Shirley Rojas, Jaime Barriga, Pamela Calle, Ligia Villarroel, Rosse Mary Yañez, Marc Baay, Patricia Rodriguez, Véronique Fontaine

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of gestational age and the mode of surgical abortion on postabortion hemorrhage and fever: evidence from population-based reproductive health survey in Georgia

Ekaterine Pestvenidze, Nino Lomia, Nino Berdzuli, Lia Umikashvili, Tamar Antelava, Babill Stray-Pedersen

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