Category Archives: Women’s Health

Women’s Health: find news and clinical information relating to women’s health issues including (but not limited to) breast cancer, menopause, contraception as well as articles on women’s access to medical facilities and healthcare.

Comprehensive Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY) Gene Screening in Pregnant Women with Diabetes in India

Diabetes mellitus has evolved into a global epidemic and as Asian countries have undergone an economic, social and nutritional transition, type 2 diabetes mellitus and gestational diabetes mellitus have…

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Early Antenatal Prediction of Gestational Diabetes in Obese Women: Development of Prediction Tools for Targeted Intervention

Obesity is a major risk factor for gestational diabetes (GDM), increasing the likelihood of the disorder 3–5 fold. Women with GDM require intensive antenatal care to…

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High Serum Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha Levels in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Meta-Analysis

Polycystic ovary syndrome is one of the most common heterogeneous endocrine disorders, which affects 5%–10% of women in reproductive age and is considered as one of the leading causes of female infertility…

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Evaluation of Maternal Health Service Indicators in Urban Slum of Bangladesh

Millennium Development Goal-5 emphasized the reduction of maternal mortality by three-fourths between 1990 and 2015…

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Specific Metabolic Markers Are Associated with Future Waist-Gaining Phenotype in Women

Increased fat mass is associated with the risk of hypertension and an increased risk for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease (CVD) and several types of cancer…

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Factors Associated with Adiposity, Lipid Profile Disorders and the Metabolic Syndrome Occurrence in Premenopausal and Postmenopausal Women

Menopause is a physiological phenomenon, defined as the final menstrual period and reflecting loss of the ovarian follicular function. Natural menopause is recognized retrospectively after 12 months of amenorrhea…

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Sanitation, Stress, and Life Stage: A Systematic Data Collection Study among Women in Odisha, India

Despite efforts to improve access to basic resources, 768 million people rely on unimproved drinking-water for daily consumption, and an estimated 2.5 billion people lack access to…

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