Research Papers/Topics in Medicine And Surgery

BLOOD GLUCOSE AND URINALYSIS IN THE THREE TRIMESTERS OF PREGNANCY

ABSTRACTPregnancy is associated with significant physiologic and anatomic changes which occur at different rates throughout the body to provide a good upshot for both mother and foetus. This study aimed at determining the changes in the blood glucose levels in the three trimeers of pregnancy and assessing the changes in the urine constituents with respect to the blood glucose status. 90 pregnant women, 30 for each trimester were used and 30 non pregnant, age-matched subjects were used as the ...

Knowledge attitude and practice of dietary habits as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease in adolescents of surulere local government Lagos Nigeria

CHAPTER  ONE                                                 INTRODUCTION OVERVIEW Rapid  changes  in  demography  and  social  and  economic  development  play  an  important  role  in  the  emergence  of  noncommunicable  diseases  (NCDs)  as  a  public&n...

EFFECT OF AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF Cola nitida ON NORMAL DEVELOPMENT OF DISTAL GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT

Background: Normal and abnormal development of anorectum is still under debate. Etiology of abnormal development of anorectum is poorly understood. Caffeine is a vasoconstrictor that has been implicated in abnormal anorectal development and is a major constituent of Kola nut (Cola nitida). It is consumed heavily by pregnant women in Nigeria to control vomiting. Objectives: We examined the teratogenic effects of oral administration of aqueous extract of Cola nitida (AECON) on foetal growth an...

A STUDY ON KNOWLEDGE ATTITUDES AND PRACTICES RELATED TO PEPTIC ULCER DISEASE AMONG RESIDENTS OF BASAWA, SABON GARI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, KADUNA STATE

ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Peptic ulcer disease remains a relatively common disease and importantly a common cause of hospital admission both in developed and developing countries. Although most developed countries have achieved H. pylori eradication but still have new and recurrent cases which is attributed majorly to increase utilization of NSAIDs among other reasons. In the developing countries of Africa such as Nigeria the story is even more complex as H. pylori infection is both common and acqu...

AWARENESS AND PRACTICE OF HIV, HEPATITIS B AND C SCREENING AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN BENIN

This was carried out by then medical students of igbinedion university Disclaimer:This is not my work 

IMMUNIZATION NUTRITIONAL SURVEY OF CHILDREN UNDER 5

Carried out by then medical students. Disclaimer : this is not my work 

Breast and cervical cancer awareness amongst women of reproductive age in benin city

This was done by a group of then  medical students of igbinedion university Okada. 

CD4+ Cell Count, Lipid and Lipoprotein Levels in HIV Patients on Drug Treatment

AbstractBackground: Previous reports showed lack of consensus on the possible etiology of coronary artery disease (CAD) between HIV-treatment with highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) and HIV-infection in particular. The aim of this study was to find out correlations of HIV-treatment and HIV-infection with CAD risk.Method: One hundred and twenty (120) participants involving HIV-patients on treatment (n = 40), treatment-naïve (n =40) and equal number of age- and sex-matched ...

The cause of infertility amongst women of child bearing age

ABSTRACT   Background Infertility is a major medical condition that affects many married couples in Africa and the world at large, as such associated with several social meanings. This study therefore explored the causes of infertility amongst women of childbearing age in Nigeria using the West Region as a case study.  Scop...