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Objectives: This study was conducted to determine the frequency, predisposing factors and impact of urinary incontinence (UI)during pregnancyon quality of life (QOL). Materials and Method: A preliminary cross-sectional survey was carried out among pregnant women...

["Gynecology and Obstetrics","Nursing","Urology","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1898v1
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Background Despite of advances in research, at the moment, various points related to the physiology of gestation and the etiology of severe diseases that can be developed in the course of it remain unknown. One of those aspects is the behavior of biomarkers (triglycerides,...

["Gynecology and Obstetrics","Nursing","Nutrition","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1878v1
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Aim: The etiology of pregnancy denial remains poorly understood. Neither necessary nor sufficient conditions can be synthesized from the risk factors identified from psychological analyses. In accordance with clinical observations, we aim to explain denial of pregnancy...

["Evolutionary Studies","Gynecology and Obstetrics","Psychiatry and Psychology","Women's Health","Legal Issues"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1853v1
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Aim: A woman in denial of pregnancy is pregnant but remains unaware of her gravid state. In the case of a false pregnancy; the woman is not pregnant but believes she is and presents signs and symptoms of pregnancy. These syndromes correspond to opposite contradictions...

["Evolutionary Studies","Gynecology and Obstetrics","Psychiatry and Psychology","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1761v1
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Background. It is widely assumed that the uterine cavity in non-pregnant women is physiologically sterile, also as a premise to the long-held view that human infants develop in a sterile uterine environment, though likely reflecting under-appraisal of the extent...

["Microbiology","Molecular Biology","Gynecology and Obstetrics","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1269v2
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Introduction: The etiology of denial of pregnancy remains poorly understood. Neither necessary nor sufficient conditions can be synthesized from the risk factors identified from psychological analyses. Furthermore, the involvement of mother-fetus interactions cannot...

["Epidemiology","Gynecology and Obstetrics","Psychiatry and Psychology","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1114v1
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Rubella is a vaccine-preventable, mild rash-inducing viral disease with complications that include a spectrum of birth defects in the developing foetus, especially if the infection is acquired in the early months of pregnancy. Consequently, the primary objective...

["Epidemiology","Gynecology and Obstetrics","Infectious Diseases","Pediatrics","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.613v1
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Obstetrical complications including preeclampsia, fetal growth restriction, preterm labor, preterm prelabor rupture of membranes and fetal demise are all the clinical endpoint of several underlying mechanisms (i.e. infection inflammation, thrombosis, endocrine...

["Gynecology and Obstetrics","Hematology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.487v1
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Implantation, trophoblast development and placentation are crucial processes in the establishment and development of normal pregnancy. Abnormalities of these processes can lead to pregnancy complications named the great obstetrical syndromes (preeclampsia, intrauterine...

["Gynecology and Obstetrics","Immunology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.486v1
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Introduction: Pregnancy is generally viewed as a time of fulfillment and joy; however, for many women it can be a stressful event. In South Asia it is associated with cultural stigmas revolving around gender discrimination, abnormal births and genetic abnormalities....

["Gynecology and Obstetrics","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.463v3
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In this study, we have investigated the association between osteoporosis and estrogen receptor 1 (ER1) 397 T>C, and calcitonin receptor (CALCR) 1340 T>C polymorphisms. Genomic DNA was obtained from 104 persons (52 osteoporotic and 52 healthy controls). Genomic...

["Genetics","Gynecology and Obstetrics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.191v1
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Glioblastoma multiforme is a grade IV astrocytoma arising de novo or progressing from lower grade II and III gliomas. Currently the etiology of glioma and prediction of disease progression are unknown. Recent epidemiological studies have suggested that hormonal...

["Clinical Trials","Gynecology and Obstetrics","Neurology","Oncology","Translational Medicine"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.134v1
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Involuntary movement during and after neuraxial anesthesia, such as spinal and epidural anesthesia, is rarely observed. In this report, we describe a case of myoclonus-like involuntary movement of the upper extremities in a patient undergoing a planned repeat cesarean...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Gynecology and Obstetrics","Neurology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.101v1
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