International Journal of

Womens Health and WellnessISSN: 2474-1353


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510064

Breast Cancer Prevention and Treatment in Women with Severe Mental Illness

Mary V Seeman

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: November 27, 2017

Breast cancer is an important cause of death in women with severe mental illness. Patient factors, provider factors, and social factors contribute to increased incidence and delayed diagnosis as well as delayed and substandard treatment in this population....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510063

A-FABP Decreases in the Wean Milk of Nursing Women with a Family History of Breast Cancer

Bing Li, Jiaqing Hao, Xiaofang Yan, Maiying Kong and Edward R Sauter

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: August 09, 2017

Adipocyte/Macrophage Fatty Acid Binding Protein (A-FABP) is linked to breast cancer. Proteins up regulated in breast cancer tissue are often increased in milk from women with and at increased risk of developing breast cancer. We measured A-FABP in human milk from 76 lactating women based on a) Phase of lactation...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510062

Determinants of Health Care Decision Making Autonomy among Mothers of Children Under Five Years in Ghana: Analysis of 2014 Ghana Demographic and Health Survey

Henry Ofori Duah and Isaac Adisah-Atta

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: October 26, 2017

The important role of women's health care decision making autonomy in enhancing the well-being of women and their families cannot be undervalued. As such, this study sought to examine the determinants of health Care decision making autonomy among mothers of children less than five years in Ghana using the 2014 Ghana Demographic and Health Survey dataset....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510061

Risk Stratification Models to Predict Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: Additive Value of Standard Electrocardiography

Monica Trapasso, Enrica Angeli, Paolo Verdecchia, Gianpaolo Reboldi and Fabio Angeli

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: October 13, 2017

Hypertension disorders complicate up to 10%-11% of all pregnancies and remain leading causes of poor outcome, including placental abruption, organ failure, cerebrovascular accident and disseminated intravascular coagulation. These disorders are also associated with increased risk of perinatal death, fetal intrauterine growth restriction, and prematurity/preterm delivery....

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