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1. Concurrency measures in the era of temporal network epidemiology: a review.

Diseases spread over temporal networks of interaction events between individuals. Structures of these temporal networks hold the keys to understanding epidemic propagation. One early concept of the literature to aid in discussing these structures is concurrency-quantifying individuals' tendency to...

Author(s) : Masuda, N.; Miller, J. C.; Holme, P.

Publisher : The Royal Society, London, UK

Journal article : Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2021 Vol.18 No.179 ref.140

2. Concordance in spousal reports of current contraceptive use in India.

Couple-level reports of contraceptive use are important as wives and husbands may report their use differently. Using matched couple data (N = 63,060) from India's NFHS-4 (2015-16), this study examined concordance in spousal reports of current contraceptive use and its differentials. Reporting of...

Author(s) : Dipti Govil; Nidhi Khosla

Publisher : Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK

Journal article : Journal of Biosocial Science 2021 Vol.53 No.4 pp.606-622 ref.32

3. How do Pacific Island countries add up on contraception, abortion and reproductive coercion? Guidance from the Guttmacher report on investing in sexual and reproductive health.

The Guttmacher-Lancet Commission report on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights called for the acceleration of progress to achieve SRHR that is essential for sustainable development. To integrate the essential services defined in this report into universal health coverage in the 11 sovereign...

Author(s) : Dawson, A.; Ekeroma, A.; Wilson, D.; Noovao-Hill, A.; Panisi, L.; Takala, B.; Black, K.; Bateson, D.

Publisher : BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : Reproductive Health 2021 Vol.18 No.68 pp.(25 March 2021) ref.52

4. North Korean women's reproductive health experience.

Objectives(s): The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of women's reproductive health in North Korea through statements from North Korean female refugees. Design and Sample: A qualitative phenomenological study was conducted using Colaizzi's methods. Through purposive and snowball...

Author(s) : Han JungJin; Jin Seung

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Public Health Nursing 2021 Vol.38 No.5 pp.751-759

5. Use of single, dual, and poly tobacco products in Korean adolescents.

This study aimed to examine the prevalence of single, dual, and poly use of conventional cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and heated tobacco products among Korean adolescent smokers and identify factors related to dual and poly tobacco product use. Data from 4028 current smokers in the 2019 Korea Youth...

Author(s) : Kwon Min; Chung, S. J.; Lee JinHwa

Publisher : Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 2021 Vol.33 No.5 pp.571-578 ref.30

6. Targeting for male medical circumcision: profiles from two South African cities.

Male circumcision is considered by some to be an acceptable global approach to reduce HIV infections. Consequently, many governments in sub-Saharan Africa run voluntary male circumcision programmes. South Africa also provides male circumcision for free at state clinics and hospitals. Very little is ...

Author(s) : Marais, L.; Toefy, Y.; Thompsen, S.; Diwan, V.; Skinner, D.; Mofolo, N.; Lenka, M.; Cloete, J.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : AIDS Care 2021 Vol.33 No.4 pp.448-452 ref.18

7. Combined effect of aqueous extracts of Artemisia monosperma and Mentha piperita on the reproductive integrity of male albino rats.

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of combinations of Artemisia monospermia with Mentha piperita on male fertility. Treated rats with different doses of A. monosperma or M. piperita alone induced severe testes histopathological lesions and histochemical alteration associated with a...

Author(s) : Mohammed, H. E.; Elrayess, R. A.; El-Hak, H. N. G.

Publisher : Zoological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan

Journal article : Pakistan Journal of Zoology 2021 Vol.53 No.4 pp.1329-1339 ref.many

8. Beyond the talking imperative: the value of silence on sexuality in youth-parent relations in Bangladesh.

Research conducted in various parts of the globe suggests that young people who can openly communicate with their parents about sexuality benefit in many ways. Correspondingly, in Bangladesh, the lack of an open communication on sexuality in the youth-parent relationship is considered a barrier to...

Author(s) : Camellia, S.; Rommes, E.; Jansen, W.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Global Public Health 2021 Vol.16 No.5 pp.775-787 ref.45

9. Safety and efficacy of traditional Chinese medicine, Qiaoshao formula, combined with dapoxetine in the treatment of premature ejaculation: an open-label, real-life, retrospective multicentre study in Chinese men.

To evaluate the safety and efficacy of Chinese medicine, Qiaoshao formula combined with dapoxetine was used for the treatment of premature ejaculation in a real-life setting. Nine hundred and five males diagnosed with premature ejaculation were reviewed in this retrospective cohort study. We...

Author(s) : Guo Jun; Wang Fu; Zhou Qing; Geng Qiang; Gao QingHe; Zhang Rui; Zhang ChunHe; Xuan ZhiHua; Cai Jian; Bin Bin; Han Qiang; Guo BoDa; Yan Bin; Zhang JiWei; Colonnello, E.; Jannini, E. A.

Publisher : Wiley, Berlin, Germany

Journal article : Andrologia 2021 Vol.53 No.1

10. A mobile-based educational intervention on sti-related preventive behavior among Iranian women.

While rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in Iran are alarming, little is known about preventive sexual behaviors. The purpose of this article was to assess the effect of a mobile-based educational program to promote preventive behaviors regarding STIs in Iranian women. Using Roger's...

Author(s) : Kazemi, S.; Tavousi, M.; Zarei, F.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Health Education Research 2021 Vol.36 No.2 pp.212-223

11. Messages around contraceptive use and implications in rural Malawi.

The unmet need for contraception in Malawi remains high, despite progress increasing knowledge and access over the past two decades. Understanding the reasons for this unmet need is critical to programme planning and service delivery. In this study, we conducted 30 in-depth interviews and 13 focus...

Author(s) : Bornstein, M.; Huber-Krum, S.; Kaloga, M.; Norris, A.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Culture, Health & Sexuality 2021 Vol.23 No.8 pp.1126-1141 ref.31

12. Sexual subjectivity among young female students at a university in Zimbabwe.

Perched precariously within the socio-economic hierarchy of the Zimbabwean nation, young female students in tertiary institutions adopt different strategies to survive and sustain themselves as they continue with their studies. This article considers how young women constitute sexual subjectivity...

Author(s) : Muwonwa, N.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Culture, Health & Sexuality 2021 Vol.23 No.8 pp.1142-1152 ref.34

13. The incidence of wife beating in Malawi: do male attitudes matter?

Understanding male motivation for domestic or intimate partner violence is a vital component within the logic of change for reducing the incidence of abuse. This article analyzes male justifications for domestic violence using data from the Malawi 2015 Demographic and Health Survey. Five...

Author(s) : Amos, M.; Chikhungu, L.

Publisher : Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA

Journal article : Violence and Gender 2021 Vol.8 No.2 pp.110-116

14. The effect of reframing the goals of family planning programs from limiting fertility to birth spacing: evidence from Pakistan.

Contraceptive prevalence in Pakistan has plateaued near 34 percent for over a decade, suggesting that fertility levels are likely to stay high unless effective interventions are designed. We evaluate the Family Advancement for Life and Health 2007-2012 (FALAH), a family planning project implemented ...

Author(s) : Naz, S.; Acharya, Y.

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Studies in Family Planning 2021 Vol.52 No.2 pp.125-142 ref.44

15. Not all women who experience side effects discontinue their contraceptive method: insights from a longitudinal study in India.

Side effects are a primary reason why women stop using contraception, even though they may still want to avoid a pregnancy. The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), the largest source of nationally representative data on contraceptive discontinuation, only asks women who discontinued a method...

Author(s) : Jain, A.; Dwyer, S. C.; Mozumdar, A.; Tobey, E.

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Studies in Family Planning 2021 Vol.52 No.2 pp.165-178 ref.23

16. Treading the thin line: pharmacy workers' perspectives on medication abortion provision in Lusaka, Zambia.

Context: Despite liberal abortion laws, safe abortion access in Zambia is impeded by limited legal awareness, lack of services, and restrictive clinical policies. As in many countries with restricted abortion access, women frequently seek abortions informally from pharmacies. Methods: We conducted...

Author(s) : Footman, K.; Chelwa, N.; Douthwaite, M.; Mdala, J.; Mulenga, D.; Brander, C.; Church, K.

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Studies in Family Planning 2021 Vol.52 No.2 pp.179-194 ref.many

17. Association of partner vasectomy, depot medroxyprogesterone acetate and intrauterine contraceptive devices with ovarian cancer.

Purpose: To assess the associations between ovarian cancer and depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs), and partner vasectomy. Methods: We undertook a New Zealand-wide population-based case-control study. During 2013-2015, 205 eligible cases were...

Author(s) : Chesang, J. J.; Richardson, A. K.; Potter, J. D.; Sneyd, M. J.; Coope, P.

Publisher : Elsevier, New York, USA

Journal article : Annals of Epidemiology 2021 Vol.60 pp.15-20

18. Silica nanoparticles inhibiting the differentiation of round spermatid and chromatin remodeling of haploid period via MIWI in mice.

Researches have shown that silica nanoparticles (SiNPs) could reduce both the quantity and quality of sperm. However, the mechanism of toxicity induced by SiNPs in the male reproductive system is still unclear. In this study, male mice were randomly divided into a control group, and SiNPs treated...

Author(s) : Liu JianHui; Li XiangYang; Zhou GuiQing; Zhang Yue; Sang YuJian; Wang Ji; Li YanBo; Ge Wei; Sun ZhiWei; Zhou XianQing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environmental Pollution 2021 Vol.284

19. Health insurance acceptance of female labour force: a special focus on reproductive health <>.

Objective: To measure the demand for health insurance policy with special focus on maternity services among working women. Method: The cross-sectional study was conducted in Lahore, Pakistan, from October 15 to November 15, 2018, after approval from the Punjab Economic Research Institute, and...

Author(s) : Ullah, M. A.; Sobia Rose; Asima Ihsan; Bushra Fatima; Gulalai Khan

Publisher : Pakistan Medical Association House, Karachi, Pakistan

Journal article : JPMA, Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association 2021 Vol.71 No.4 pp.1089-1092 ref.23

20. The role of telehealth in sexual and reproductive health services in the response to COVID-19.

This opinion article brings considerations about advantages and challenges with the use of telehealth in sexual and reproductive health services aiming family planning in the face of COVID-19 pandemic new scenario.

Author(s) : Ferreira, A. L. C. G.; Souza, A. I.

Publisher : Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira, IMIP, Recife, Brazil

Journal article : Revista Brasileira de Saúde Materno Infantil 2021 Vol.21 No.Suppl. 1 pp.319-322 ref.20

21. Causes of difference in the use of contraceptive methods in different ethnic groups.

Introduction: Considering that ethnicity is one of the influential factors in choosing the contraceptive method, and the social, cultural and religious factors affecting this choice vary among different ethnic groups, therefore, this study was performed with aim to identify differences in...

Author(s) : Abasi, Z.; Keshavarz, Z.; Shavazi, M. J. A.; Ebadi, A.; Esmaili, H.; Ghorbani, M.

Publisher : Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility 2021 Vol.24 No.1 pp.fa44-fa54 ref.34

22. Intimate partner violence and contraceptive discontinuation in Kenya.

Intimate partner violence (IPV) may interfere with women's contraceptive use. This study analyzed IPV and discontinuation while still in need (DWSIN) using detailed contraceptive calendar data from the 2014 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey and measures of IPV experience in the same 12-month...

Author(s) : MacQuarrie, K. L. D.; Mallick, L.

Publisher : Women's Health and Action Research Centre, Benin City, Nigeria

Journal article : African Journal of Reproductive Health 2021 Vol.25 No.2 pp.17-27 ref.54

23. Age of consent: a case for harmonizing laws and policies to advance, promote and protect adolescents' sexual and reproductive health rights.

The article assesses the legal and policy frameworks that have an impact on adolescents' sexual and reproductive health rights (ASRHR) in East and Southern Africa (ESA), confirming the interconnectedness of the ages of consent to sexual activity, marriage, and services and its influence on...

Author(s) : Tallarico, R.; Ozah, K.; Orievulu, K. S.

Publisher : Women's Health and Action Research Centre, Benin City, Nigeria

Journal article : African Journal of Reproductive Health 2021 Vol.25 No.2 pp.94-102 ref.20

25. The silenced sexuality in dependent older adults.

Sexuality is a silent theme concerning the elderly population who is socially perceived as asexual. This qualitative approach paper is part of research on dependent older adults, which aimed to analyze their sexual experiences. The topic was retrieved from interviews with 26 of them, who talked...

Author(s) : Soares, K. G.; Meneghel, S. N.

Publisher : Associação Brasileira de Pós-Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Journal article : Ciência & Saúde Coletiva 2021 Vol.26 No.1 pp.129-136 ref.42