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Socioeconomic inequality in barriers for accessing health …

WEBBackground Accessibility of health care is an essential for promoting healthy life, preventing diseases and deaths, and enhancing health equity for all. Barriers in accessing health care among reproductive-age women creates the first and the third delay for maternal mortality and leads to the occurrence of preventable complications related …

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Chronic conditions in women: the development of a …

WEBRising rates of chronic conditions were cited as one of the key public health concerns in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 U.S. Senate and House of Representatives appropriations bills, where a review of current National Institutes of Health (NIH) portfolios relevant to research on women’s health was requested. Chronic conditions were last …

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Period poverty and mental health implications among …

WEBBackground The purpose of this study is to examine the frequency of “period poverty,” or not being able to afford sanitary products, among university students, and associations with poor mental health. Methods An online survey was conducted with a nationally-drawn sample (N = 471) of college-attending women to assess the …

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About BMC Women's Health

WEBBMC Women's Health is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the health and wellbeing of adolescent girls and women, with a particular focus on the physical, mental, and emotional health of women in developed and developing nations. The journal welcomes submissions on women's public health issues, health …

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Association between physical activity and risk of …

WEBBackground This study aimed to analyze the relationship between physical activity and the risk of premenstrual syndrome among college students. Methods Eligible studies were searched from the PubMed, Web of Science, and Embase databases. The link between physical activity and the risk of premenstrual syndrome was evaluated using …

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Barriers and facilitators for cervical cancer screening …

WEBCervical cancer is the second most common malignancy among women worldwide, with over 600,000 new cases and 300,000 deaths annually [1,2,3].The disease is frequently caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), which is sexually transmitted [].Though cervical cancer is one of the leading causes of death globally, its incidence is …

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18F-FDG PET/CT findings in nevoid basal cell carcinoma …

WEBTo demonstrate and analyze the 18F-FDG positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) findings in this rare nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS). A 71-year-old woman with the left invasive breast cancer was treated with hormone therapy for six months and underwent the 18F-FDG PET/CT …

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Technology as the key to women’s empowerment: a scoping review

WEBInformation and communications technologies (ICTs) have empowered people to communicate and network at a global scale. However, there is lack of in-depth understanding of the use of ICTs for women's empowerment. This study examines how the concept empowerment is defined, utilized and measured in research studies, the …

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Barriers in access to healthcare for women with disabilities: a

WEBStudies show that different socio-economic and structural factors can limit access to healthcare for women with disabilities. The aim of the current study was to review barriers in access to healthcare services for women with disabilities (WWD) internationally. We conducted a systematic review of relevant qualitative articles in PubMed, Web of …

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A retrospective analysis of the incidence and risk factors of

WEBPerioperative urinary tract infections (PUTIs) are common in the United States and are a significant contributor to high healthcare costs. There is a lack of large studies on the risk factors for PUTIs after total hysterectomy (TH). We conducted a retrospective study using a national inpatient sample (NIS) of 445,380 patients from 2010 to 2019 to analyze …

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Factors influencing menstrual regularity among female workers: a …

WEBRegularity of menstrual cycles is an important indicator of women’s health and fertility, and female workers are exposed to several factors, such as sleep disorders, stress, and shift work, that affect their menstrual regularity. This makes it necessary to comprehensively identify the determinants of menstrual regularity. Therefore, this study …

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“Why don’t I look like her

WEBBackground Adolescent girls appear more vulnerable to experiencing mental health difficulties from social media use than boys. The presence of sexualized images online is thought to contribute, through increasing body dissatisfaction among adolescent girls. Sexual objectification through images may reinforce to adolescent girls that their …

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The health of mothers caring for a child with a disability: a

WEBRaising a child with disabilities requires a significant parental investment that is greater than that required by typically developing children. Previous studies have shown that parents caring for a child with a disability experience a range of health problems, particularly the mothers. However, few of these studies have controlled for maternal …

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Penis size: Survey of female perceptions of sexual satisfaction

WEBOf the 50 females surveyed, 45 reported that width felt better, with only 5 reporting length felt better (chi square = 32.00, df = 1, p < .001). No females reported that they could not tell any difference. Some did report that sex in a relationship was better than sex without commitment. Masters and Johnson [ 1, 2] have said that penis size

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Insights into pelvic insufficiency fracture following pelvic

WEBBackground Radiotherapy (RT)-induced pelvic insufficiency fractures (PIF) are prevalent in patients with cervical cancer. Inconclusive studies on PIF after cervical irradiation create uncertainty. This review examined PIF after RT in cervical patients, including its pathobiology, likely locations of fractures, incidence, clinical symptoms, and …

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Obstetric vesico-uterine fistula in nine reference hospitals in the

WEBThe present study reports that 28% of obstetric fistulas were vesico-uterine. In two Congolese (DRC) studies carried out in Katanga [] and South Kivu [] provinces, the proportions of OVUFs were 0.5% and 5.9%, respectively.In a Polish study by Jóźwik et al. [], 13.6% of 110 recorded genitourinary fistulas were vesico-uterine.In a cohort of 170 …

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