International Journal of

Womens Health and WellnessISSN: 2474-1353


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510049

Physician Perceptions on the Prevalence of Illegal Abortions in Grenada

Chatura Nagaradona and Martin S Forde

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: March 30, 2017

Unsafe abortions are performed in countries where abortions are illegal. Preventing unsafe abortions is one of the easiest ways to improve women's health. Gaining an understanding of the perceptions of physicians to illegal abortions can be used to recommend policy changes that can positively impact on women's health....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510048

A Pilot Study of Patient Motivation for Postpartum Contraception Planning During Prenatal Care

Lindsay M Goad, Heather R Williams, Mackenzie S Treloar, Colleen K Stockdale and Abbey Hardy-Fairbanks

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 29, 2017

Short interpregnancy interval increases maternal and infant morbidity. Improved postpartum contraceptive education and planning may reduce these risks by allowing adequate birth spacing. However, the readiness and acceptance of women to discuss contraception plans during pregnancy is unknown....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510047

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Infertile Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: A Prospective Series

Dania Al-Jaroudi, Saadia Jamaat, Ouhoud Kaddour, Tariq Wani and Ahmed Al-Badr

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 20, 2017

The aim of this study is to investigate the presence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in women with PCOS. A prospective study of 31 women with PCOS was observed at the Reproductive Endocrine and Infertility Medicine Department (REIMD) at Women's Specialized Hospital, King Fahad Medical City (KFMC) from April 2010 to August 2011....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510046

Examining Cervical Cancer Screening Utilization Among African Immigrant Women: A Literature Review

Adebola Adegboyega, Mollie Aleshire and Ana Maria Linares

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: February 22, 2017

Globally, 530,000 women per year are diagnosed with cervical cancer, and approximately 275,000 die from the disease. Routine cervical cancer screening may reduce the burden of cervical cancer morbidity and mortality through early detection and improved treatment outcome....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510045

Survey of Breast Cancer Incidence in the Middle East and the United States

Barbara G Silverman, Hoda Anton-Culver, Freddie Bray, Stevens Lisa, Eser Sultan, Nimri Omar, Pavlos Pavlou, Kevin Ward, Haris Charalambous, Anna Demetriou, Argyrios Ziogas, Ariana Znaor, Lital Keinan-Boker and Chang Jenny

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 20, 2017

Breast cancer is the most frequent cancer and the leading cause of cancer deaths in women worldwide. Regional comparisons of breast cancer incidence can shed light on population and health care factors that contribute to differences between countries. We surveyed breast cancer incidence in four population based cancer registries in the Middle East to identify factors associated with regional variations in breast cancer incidence....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510044

Overview of Locally Advanced Breast Cancer: A Huge Challenge to Science

Francine Carla Cadona, Alencar Kolinski Machado, Marco Aurelio Echart Montano, Charles Elias Assmann and Ivana Beatrice Manica da Cruz

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: February 10, 2017

Cancer incidence and cancer-related deaths are dramaticallys rising worldwide. In women, current estimates show high incidence of breast cancer (BC). BC is considered the second most frequent cancer-related death causer in women worldwide, responsible for millions of deaths each year. However, BC early diagnosis improves treatment success and increase survival rates. Physical examination, mammography, ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging are techniques that auxiliary BC diagnosis....

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