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1. Sexual and reproductive health outcomes of violence against women and girls in lower-income countries: a review of reviews.

Gender-based violence (GBV) against women and girls is pervasive and has negative consequences for sexual and reproductive health (SRH). In this systematic review of reviews, we aimed to synthesize research about the SRH outcomes of GBV for adolescent girls and young women in low- and middle-income ...

Author(s) : Grose, R. G.; Chen, J. S.; Roof, K. A.; Rachel, S.; Yount, K. M.

Publisher : Routledge, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Journal of Sex Research 2021 Vol.58 No.1 pp.1-20 ref.41

2. Treatment of women's sexual dysfunction using Apium graveolens L. fruit (celery seed): a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial.

Ethnopharmacological relevance: Traditional manuscripts refer to plants such as Apium graveolens L. Fruit (celery seed), which could be used to improve sexual function among women. Since that time, local herbal shops in Iran continue to provide this herb as a natural aphrodisiac product. Aim of the ...

Author(s) : Hessami, K.; Rahnavard, T.; Hosseinkhani, A.; Azima, S.; Sayadi, M.; Faraji, A.; Emamghoreishi, M.; Vafaei, H.; Hessami, A.; Foroughinia, L.; Kaviani, M.; Roozmeh, S.; Asadi, N.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2021 Vol.264 ref.38

3. Estimating the lifetime incidence of induced abortion and understanding abortion practices in a northeastern Tanzania community through a household survey.

Objectives: All Tanzanian abortion estimates rely on health facility data that do not take into account completely the incidence of abortion. This papers aims to estimate the lifetime incidence of induced abortion in Arusha, Tanzania via direct and double list-experiment methods using community...

Author(s) : Elewonibi, B.; Amour, C.; Gleason, S.; Msuya, S.; Canning, D.; Shah, I.

Publisher : Elsevier, New York, USA

Journal article : Contraception 2021 Vol.103 No.2 pp.127-131

4. Prevalence and risk factors for syphilis in male indigenous population of Paraguay, 2017.

Objective. To determine the prevalence and risk factors for syphilis transmission of the male indigenous population of Paraguay during 2017. Materials and methods. An observational, descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted with multi-epic stratified probabilistic sampling. They were included ...

Foreign Title :Prevalencia y factores de riesgo para sífilis en población indígena masculina de Paraguay, 2017.

Author(s) : Estigarribia, G.; Aguilar, G.; Méndez, J.; Ríos-González, C.; Ortiz, A.; Muñoz, S.

Publisher : Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Cuernavaca, Mexico

Journal article : Salud Pública de México 2021 Vol.63 No.1 pp.21-26 ref.30

5. Negotiating HIV and pregnancy prevention and sexual pleasure amongst heterosexual men and women in South Africa.

Heterosexual sex, foremost its gender-power dynamics, is embedded in and informed by the socio-historical context in which it occurs. While safer sexual communication skills are well documented as key to the success of sexual and reproductive health programming and education, communication skills...

Author(s) : Pascoe, L.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Culture, Health & Sexuality 2021 Vol.23 No.1 pp.115-130 ref.64

6. Doctors' smoking control knowledge, attitudes and practices: a cross-sectional study conducted in Shandong Province, China.

Background: Doctors play an important role in smoking control. This study aimed to assess doctors' smoking control knowledge, attitudes and practices to help doctors raise awareness of smoking control assistance. Methods: This cross-sectional study recruited 1046 doctors from Shandong Province,...

Author(s) : Wang Qiang; Zhang XueLi; Wang ZengWu; Feng ShanGang; Li Yang; Zhang ChuanFeng; Wang ChunPing

Publisher : BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : BMC Public Health 2021 Vol.21 No.73 ref.37

7. An examination of the characteristics and contraceptive acceptance of post-abortion clients in Ethiopia.

This national study examined the socio-demographic, health facility, and provider characteristics associated with the use of postabortion contraception in Ethiopia in 2014. We used data from a Prospective Morbidity Survey (PMS) conducted in Ethiopia in 2014 to measure abortion incidence and...

Author(s) : Wado, Y. D.; Dijkerman, S.; Fetters, T.

Publisher : Routledge, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Women & Health 2021 Vol.61 No.2 pp.133-147 ref.30

8. Attribution patterns related to positive and negative sexual experiences in married Pakistani women with differing levels of orgasmic difficulty.

Studies using Western samples have found that people with sexual problems attribute negative sexual experiences more to themselves whereas those without sexual problems attribute negative sexual experiences more to external factors such as the particular situation or even the partner. While...

Author(s) : Bhutto, Z. H.; Zadeh, Z. F.; Anum Shahab; Rowland, D. L.

Publisher : Routledge, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Women & Health 2021 Vol.61 No.2 pp.178-188 ref.46

9. Meaning-making as a coping strategy among transgender women living with HIV in Indonesia.

This study aimed to understand how transgender women living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cope psychologically with the infection. A qualitative inquiry was conducted with 29 participants in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Participants were recruited using purposive and snowball sampling...

Author(s) : Fauk, N. K.; Merry, M. S.; Mwanri, L.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : AIDS Care 2021 Vol.33 No.2 pp.167-171 ref.19

10. Transportation cost as a barrier to contraceptive use among women initiating treatment for HIV in Tanzania.

Transportation cost is a barrier to HIV treatment, yet no studies have examined its association with contraceptive use among women living with HIV. We analyzed cross-sectional data from women attending three public healthcare facilities in Shinyanga, Tanzania where they initiated antiretroviral...

Author(s) : Hunter, L. A.; Prata, N.; Eskenazi, B.; Njau, P. F.; McCoy, S. I.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : AIDS Care 2021 Vol.33 No.2 pp.206-213 ref.35

11. Is the presence of an adolescent reproductive health corner associated with adolescent knowledge and use of reproductive health services in Ghana?

Objective: This study assessed the association between the presence of an adolescent reproductive health corner and adolescents' knowledge and use of reproductive health services (RHS) in Ghana. Methods: A survey was administered in May-June 2018 to 392 adolescents in Junior High Schools within two ...

Author(s) : Annor, C.; Alatinga, K. A.; Abiiro, G. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare 2021 Vol.27

12. HIV stigma beliefs in context: country and regional variation in the effects of instrumental stigma beliefs on protective sexual behaviors in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Southern Africa.

Does the relationship between the expression of HIV stigma beliefs and the practice of protective sexual behaviors vary by social context? To answer this question, we apply multilevel techniques to Demographic and Health Survey data from seven low HIV prevalence Latin American and Caribbean...

Author(s) : Billings, K. R.; Cort, D. A.; Rozario, T. D.; Siegel, D. P.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Social Science & Medicine 2021 Vol.269

13. Bisphenol A promotes autophagy in ovarian granulosa cells by inducing AMPK/mTOR/ULK1 signalling pathway.

Background: Bisphenol A (BPA) is a widespread endocrine-disrupting chemical with estrogen like effects, which could interfere with the human reproductive system by disrupting the normal function of granulosa cells (GCs) leading to abnormal ovarian function. However, the mechanism of its toxicity on ...

Author(s) : Lin MiaoLing; Hua Rui; Ma Jing; Zhou Yao; Li Pei; Xu Xiya; Yu ZhiQiang; Quan Song

Publisher : Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environment International 2021 Vol.147 ref.26

14. Multilevel analysis of the role of women's empowerment on use of contraceptive methods among married Cambodian women: evidence from demographic health surveys between 2005 and 2014.

Background: The use of contraceptives is an essential public health concept that improves overall safe motherhood and infant health. Women empowerment has been reported to influence health behaviors in women. With recent efforts to increase access to contraceptive methods, uptake of the same...

Author(s) : Nkoka, O.; Lee, D.; Chuang KunYang; Chuang YingChih

Publisher : BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : BMC Women's Health 2021 Vol.21 No.9 ref.many

15. The sexual satisfaction level and related factors in infertile couples with female infertility.

Background: Having a child is the strongest desire in the world, and failure in it can be associated with stress, reduced interpersonal and social relationships, sexual dissatisfaction, and ultimately the breakdown of married life. The aim of this study was to evaluate sexual satisfaction and...

Author(s) : Alimanesh, N.; Keshavarz, Z.; Riazee, H.; Heidar, Z.; Nasiri, M.

Publisher : Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

Journal article : Journal of Isfahan Medical School 2021 Vol.38 No.599 pp.842-848 ref.22

16. Development and validation of a psychometric scale to assess attitude towards safe abortions in Pakistan.

Despite severe health and economic consequences that women face because of the negative attitude of healthcare providers towards safe abortion and post-abortion care (SA/PAC), no psychometric tool has yet been validated for assessing the attitude towards SA/PAC. Only a handful of studies have...

Author(s) : Xaher Gul; Junaid-Ur-Rehman Siddiqui; Miraal Mavalvala; Waqas Hameed; Muhammad Ishaque

Publisher : Pakistan Medical Association House, Karachi, Pakistan

Journal article : JPMA, Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association 2021 Vol.71 No.1A pp.124-129 ref.17

17. In the era of humanitarian crisis, young women continue to die in childbirth in Mali.

Maternal mortality occurs mostly in contexts of poverty and health system collapse. Mali has a very high maternal mortality rate and this extremely high mortality rate is due in part to longstanding constraints in maternal health services. The central region has been particularly affected by the...

Author(s) : Coulibaly, P.; Schantz, C.; Traoré, B.; Bagayoko, N. S.; Traoré, A.; Chabr, F.; Guindo, O.

Publisher : BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : Conflict and Health 2021 Vol.15 No.1 ref.10

18. Female genital mutilation (FGM): is it still an existing problem in Egypt?

Background: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is one of those traditional practices whose origin can be traced back to antiquity. The worst types of FGM are practiced in Sudan, Egypt and Nigeria. The international movement against FGM gained momentum in the past two decades, and attempts were made to ...

Author(s) : Elbendary, R. N.; Shokry, D. A.; Deeb, W. S.; Morsi, E. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ireland, Shannon, Irish Republic

Journal article : Forensic Science International 2021 Vol.318

19. Associations between intimate partner violence and pregnancy complications: a cross-sectional study in India.

BACKGROUND: The high prevalence rates of violence of the intimate partner affects the maternal health of the woman that sometimes ends in maternal mortality as well as the possibility of an adverse effect on the newborn. The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence and determinants of...

Author(s) : Avanigadda, D. B.; Kulasekaran, R. A.

Publisher : Medknow Publications, Mumbai, India

Journal article : Journal of Family and Community Medicine 2021 Vol.28 No.1 pp.17-27 ref.48

20. Geospatial analysis of female fertility in Oman: do immigrant female domestic workers make a difference?

Despite the progress achieved in transformational development in socioeconomic domains, in Oman, like other Gulf Cooperation Council states, fertility rates are higher compared with those in other Middle East nations. Reproductive behaviour often varies geographically; consequently, analysing and...

Author(s) : Mansour, S.; Al-Awadhi, T.; Al-Nasiri, N.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Asian Population Studies 2021 Vol.17 No.1 pp.30-50 ref.45

21. Outreach HIV testing using oral fluid and online consultation of the results: pilot intervention in Catalonia.

Introduction: The aim of the intervention was to describe the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of offering HIV testing in outreach interventions and subsequent consultation of the results through a secure web page. Methods: The HIV test was offered "in situ" to men who have sex with men (MSM),...

Foreign Title :Oferta de la prueba del VIH en fluido oral en actividades de acercamiento y consulta de los resultados online: intervención piloto en Cataluña.

Author(s) : Agustí, C.; Muñoz, R.; González, V.; Villegas, L.; Fibla, J.; Meroño, M.; Capitán, A.; Fernàndez-López, L.; Platteau, T.; Casabona, J.

Publisher : Elsevier Espana, S. L., Barcelona, Spain

Journal article : Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiologia Clinica 2021 Vol.39 No.1 pp.3-8

22. How Jordanian and Syrian youth conceptualise their sexual and reproductive health needs: a visual exploration using concept mapping.

Young people in Jordan are caught between the rapid social change that has encompassed the Middle East and the pressure to adhere to the strict norms and values that have defined previous generations, especially with regard to sexual and reproductive health. This study seeks to understand how...

Author(s) : Gausman, J. G.; Othman, A.; Daas, I.; Hamad, I.; Dabobe, M.; Langer, A.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Culture, Health & Sexuality 2021 Vol.23 No.2 pp.176-191 ref.39

23. Person-centred care for abortion services in private facilities to improve women's experiences in Kenya.

Globally, access to good quality abortion services and post-abortion care is a critical determinant for women's survival after unsafe abortion. Unsafe abortions account for high levels of maternal death in Kenya. We explored women's experiences and perceptions of their abortion and post-abortion...

Author(s) : Cotter Yu [Cotter, Y. S.]; Sudhinaraset, M.; Phillips, B.; Seefeld, C. A.; Mugwanga, Z.; Golub, G.; Ikiugu, E.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Culture, Health & Sexuality 2021 Vol.23 No.2 pp.224-239 ref.26

24. Disclosure of PrEP use by young women in South Africa and Tanzania: qualitative findings from a demonstration project.

Investigating how young women disclose oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) use is important given evidence that disclosure is associated with higher adherence. We report qualitative results on PrEP disclosure among young women in South Africa and Tanzania who participated in a PrEP demonstration...

Author(s) : Scorgie, F.; Khoza, N.; Baron, D.; Lees, S.; Harvey, S.; Ramskin, L.; Stangl, A.; Colombini, M.; Mashauri, E.; Delany-Moretlwe, S.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Culture, Health & Sexuality 2021 Vol.23 No.2 pp.257-272 ref.25

25. The effect of selenium and vitamin E supplementation on anti-Mullerian hormone and antral follicle count in infertile women with occult premature ovarian insufficiency: a randomized controlled clinical trial.

Objective Increased accumulation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in the process of oogenesis is one of the most well known causes of ovarian insufficiency and decreased ovarian reserve. Selenium and vitamin E as cofactors of glutathione peroxidase plays an important role in the removal of ROS in...

Author(s) : Safiyeh, F. D.; Mojgan, M.; Parviz, S.; Sakineh, M. A.; Behnaz, S. O.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Complementary Therapies in Medicine 2021 Vol.56


The sexual satisfaction level and related factors in infertile couples with female infertility. Background: Having a child is the strongest desire in the world, and failure in it can be associated with stress, reduced interpersonal and social relationships, sexual dissatisfaction, and ultimately the breakdown of married life. The aim of this study was to evaluate sexual satisfaction and...

Author(s) : Alimanesh, N.; Keshavarz, Z.; Riazee, H.; Heidar, Z.; Nasiri, M.

Publisher : Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

Journal article : Journal of Isfahan Medical School 2021 Vol.38 No.599 pp.842-848 ref.22

16. Development and validation of a psychometric scale to assess attitude towards safe abortions in Pakistan.

Despite severe health and economic consequences that women face because of the negative attitude of healthcare providers towards safe abortion and post-abortion care (SA/PAC), no psychometric tool has yet been validated for assessing the attitude towards SA/PAC. Only a handful of studies have...

Author(s) : Xaher Gul; Junaid-Ur-Rehman Siddiqui; Miraal Mavalvala; Waqas Hameed; Muhammad Ishaque

Publisher : Pakistan Medical Association House, Karachi, Pakistan

Journal article : JPMA, Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association 2021 Vol.71 No.1A pp.124-129 ref.17

17. In the era of humanitarian crisis, young women continue to die in childbirth in Mali.

Maternal mortality occurs mostly in contexts of poverty and health system collapse. Mali has a very high maternal mortality rate and this extremely high mortality rate is due in part to longstanding constraints in maternal health services. The central region has been particularly affected by the...

Author(s) : Coulibaly, P.; Schantz, C.; Traoré, B.; Bagayoko, N. S.; Traoré, A.; Chabr, F.; Guindo, O.

Publisher : BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : Conflict and Health 2021 Vol.15 No.1 ref.10

18. Female genital mutilation (FGM): is it still an existing problem in Egypt?

Background: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is one of those traditional practices whose origin can be traced back to antiquity. The worst types of FGM are practiced in Sudan, Egypt and Nigeria. The international movement against FGM gained momentum in the past two decades, and attempts were made to ...

Author(s) : Elbendary, R. N.; Shokry, D. A.; Deeb, W. S.; Morsi, E. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ireland, Shannon, Irish Republic

Journal article : Forensic Science International 2021 Vol.318

19. Associations between intimate partner violence and pregnancy complications: a cross-sectional study in India.

BACKGROUND: The high prevalence rates of violence of the intimate partner affects the maternal health of the woman that sometimes ends in maternal mortality as well as the possibility of an adverse effect on the newborn. The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence and determinants of...

Author(s) : Avanigadda, D. B.; Kulasekaran, R. A.

Publisher : Medknow Publications, Mumbai, India

Journal article : Journal of Family and Community Medicine 2021 Vol.28 No.1 pp.17-27 ref.48

20. Geospatial analysis of female fertility in Oman: do immigrant female domestic workers make a difference?

Despite the progress achieved in transformational development in socioeconomic domains, in Oman, like other Gulf Cooperation Council states, fertility rates are higher compared with those in other Middle East nations. Reproductive behaviour often varies geographically; consequently, analysing and...

Author(s) : Mansour, S.; Al-Awadhi, T.; Al-Nasiri, N.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Asian Population Studies 2021 Vol.17 No.1 pp.30-50 ref.45

21. Outreach HIV testing using oral fluid and online consultation of the results: pilot intervention in Catalonia.

Introduction: The aim of the intervention was to describe the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of offering HIV testing in outreach interventions and subsequent consultation of the results through a secure web page. Methods: The HIV test was offered "in situ" to men who have sex with men (MSM),...

Foreign Title :Oferta de la prueba del VIH en fluido oral en actividades de acercamiento y consulta de los resultados online: intervención piloto en Cataluña.

Author(s) : Agustí, C.; Muñoz, R.; González, V.; Villegas, L.; Fibla, J.; Meroño, M.; Capitán, A.; Fernàndez-López, L.; Platteau, T.; Casabona, J.

Publisher : Elsevier Espana, S. L., Barcelona, Spain

Journal article : Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiologia Clinica 2021 Vol.39 No.1 pp.3-8

22. How Jordanian and Syrian youth conceptualise their sexual and reproductive health needs: a visual exploration using concept mapping.

Young people in Jordan are caught between the rapid social change that has encompassed the Middle East and the pressure to adhere to the strict norms and values that have defined previous generations, especially with regard to sexual and reproductive health. This study seeks to understand how...

Author(s) : Gausman, J. G.; Othman, A.; Daas, I.; Hamad, I.; Dabobe, M.; Langer, A.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Culture, Health & Sexuality 2021 Vol.23 No.2 pp.176-191 ref.39

23. Person-centred care for abortion services in private facilities to improve women's experiences in Kenya.

Globally, access to good quality abortion services and post-abortion care is a critical determinant for women's survival after unsafe abortion. Unsafe abortions account for high levels of maternal death in Kenya. We explored women's experiences and perceptions of their abortion and post-abortion...

Author(s) : Cotter Yu [Cotter, Y. S.]; Sudhinaraset, M.; Phillips, B.; Seefeld, C. A.; Mugwanga, Z.; Golub, G.; Ikiugu, E.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Culture, Health & Sexuality 2021 Vol.23 No.2 pp.224-239 ref.26

24. Disclosure of PrEP use by young women in South Africa and Tanzania: qualitative findings from a demonstration project.

Investigating how young women disclose oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) use is important given evidence that disclosure is associated with higher adherence. We report qualitative results on PrEP disclosure among young women in South Africa and Tanzania who participated in a PrEP demonstration...

Author(s) : Scorgie, F.; Khoza, N.; Baron, D.; Lees, S.; Harvey, S.; Ramskin, L.; Stangl, A.; Colombini, M.; Mashauri, E.; Delany-Moretlwe, S.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Culture, Health & Sexuality 2021 Vol.23 No.2 pp.257-272 ref.25

25. The effect of selenium and vitamin E supplementation on anti-Mullerian hormone and antral follicle count in infertile women with occult premature ovarian insufficiency: a randomized controlled clinical trial.

Objective Increased accumulation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in the process of oogenesis is one of the most well known causes of ovarian insufficiency and decreased ovarian reserve. Selenium and vitamin E as cofactors of glutathione peroxidase plays an important role in the removal of ROS in...

Author(s) : Safiyeh, F. D.; Mojgan, M.; Parviz, S.; Sakineh, M. A.; Behnaz, S. O.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Complementary Therapies in Medicine 2021 Vol.56