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Women in denial of pregnancy remain unaware of their gravid state. Typically women in labor present to emergency units while attributing their pain to unrelated causes. In higher risk cases, women experience unassisted delivery in a non-hospital setting. In concealment...

["Evolutionary Studies","Gynecology and Obstetrics","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26979v1
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Background. Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a prevalent social issue that affects the health and well-being of women globally. In orthopaedics, the prevalence of women who have experienced abuse in the past year is as high as 1 in 6. PRAISE-2 is a multi-centre...

["Epidemiology","Orthopedics","Women's Health","Statistics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26918v1
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Background. Candida albicans is a commensal fungus that inhabits the oral mucosal surface and causes oral and systemic candidiasis. Oral candidiasis most commonly occurs in patients with AIDS, denture wearers and newborn children. Systemic candidiasis occurs mainly...

["Microbiology","Dentistry","Infectious Diseases","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26526v1
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Background: Resident experience and opinions regarding robotic surgical training as part of the formal obstetrics and gynecology curriculum has not been reported. Objective: To evaluate residents’ experience with the newly introduced Robotic Olympics and a robotic...

["Gynecology and Obstetrics","Surgery and Surgical Specialties","Women's Health","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3510v2
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Human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV16) is the most carcinogenic HPV, causing >50% of cervical cancers. Its unique oncogenicity is unsolved, e.g., the second most carcinogenic type (HPV18, causing ~16% of cancers) is relatively distantly related to HPV16. Mirabello...

["Bioinformatics","Evolutionary Studies","Infectious Diseases","Oncology","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3070v1
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Introduction: There exist several barriers to maternal health service utilization in developing countries. Most of the previous studies conducted in India have focused on demand-side barriers, while only a few have touched upon supply-side barriers. None of the...

["Global Health","Health Policy","Nursing","Public Health","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2362v1
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Hierarchical models are characterized by having N living states connected by N–1 rates of transfer. Demographic measures for such models can be calculated directly from counts of the number of persons in each state at two nearby points in time. Exploiting the ability...

["Public Health","Women's Health","Statistics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2128v1
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It has come to light that Zika virus (ZIKV) infection during pregnancy can result in trans-placental transmission to the fetus along with fetal death, congenital microcephaly and/or Central Nervous System (CNS) malformations. There are projected to be > 9, 200,...

["Epidemiology","Global Health","Health Policy","Infectious Diseases","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1818v3
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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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Female meiosis is a fundamental area of study in reproductive medicine, and the mouse oocyte model of in vitro maturation (IVM) to study female meiosis is the most widely used. To investigate the probable role(s) of an unknown protein in female meiosis, the method...

["Biotechnology","Cell Biology","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1566v1
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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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Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome, caused by a germline deleterious variant in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes, is characterized by an increased risk for breast, ovarian, pancreatic and other cancers. Identification of those who have a BRCA1/2 mutation is...

["Genetics","Genomics","Oncology","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1463v1
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