Menstrual cups and sanitary pads to reduce school attrition, and sexually transmitted and reproductive tract infections: a cluster randomised controlled feasibility study in rural Western Kenya

Conclusions Provision of menstrual cups and sanitary pads for ~1 school-year was associated with a lower STI risk, and cups with a lower bacterial vaginosis risk, but there was no association with school dropout. A large-scale trial on menstrual cups is warranted. Trial registration ISRCTN17486946; Results
Source: BMJ Open - Category: Journals (General) Authors: Tags: Open access, Global health, Public health, Sexual health, Obgyn Research Source Type: research

Related Links:

Publication date: August 2020Source: Biomedicine &Pharmacotherapy, Volume 128Author(s): Mohammad Reza Farahpour, Ehsan Pirkhezr, Ali Ashrafian, Ali Sonboli
Source: Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Authors: Worth LJ, Harrison SJ, Dickinson M, van Diemen A, Breen J, Harper S, Marshall C, Williamson DA, Thursky KA, Slavin MA PMID: 32447766 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Medical Journal of Australia - Category: General Medicine Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research
Publication date: August 2020Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 103Author(s): Christina L. Hancock
Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities - Category: Disability Source Type: research
[FrontPageAfrica] Gardnerville -A former secretary general of the University of Liberia's Student Unification Party has identified with several less-fortunate and vulnerable residents of his former community amid the economic challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic in the Country.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
Vision loss and blindness are significant causes of disability. Patient activation has been previously unstudied in individuals with vision loss. Among our 146 participants, visual acuities for 38.3  percent were better than 20/70, 43.2 percent had acui...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Premarital sex can increase the risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in adolescents, and lack of premarital sex can be considered as a reliable policy for STD prevention, which is used by some countries such as Iran. Since the success o...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
This study aims are to assess RTIs among Iranian children and to determine the main socio-economics d...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news
This study aimed to examine the relationships between the initial anatomic severity of hand, wrist and forearm injuries, as evaluated by the Modified Hand Injury Severity Score (MHISS), and each of the following parameters: disability rating an...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
CONCLUSION: Youth with disabilities, their parents and rehabilitation professionals value the SGU-D as a practical tool for working on autonomy, and to identify important areas of development. PMID: 32444575 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: J Pediatr Rehabil Med Source Type: research
Condition:   Low Back Pain Intervention:   Behavioral: Pain Neuroscience Education (PNE) Sponsor:   University of Utah Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
More News: Candida | Chlamydia | Disability | Education | General Medicine | Girls | Gonorrhoea | International Medicine & Public Health | Men | OBGYN | Rural Health | Staphylococcus Aureus | STDs | Study | Toxic Shock Syndrome | Toxicology | Trichomonas | Universities & Medical Training