Medical & Health Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Medical & Health Sciences

PREVALENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE IN HIV-INFECTED ADULTS ON HIGHLY ACTIVE ANTI-RETROVIRAL THERAPHY (HAART) IN OGUN-STATE. NIGERIA

ABSTRACT Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) remains one of the complications of Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among individuals on antiretroviral medication. This study aimed to determine the prevalence, Knowledge and associated risk factors of CKD among Ogun-state Indigenes with HIV on antiretroviral medications Materials and Methods: This was a hospital-based descriptive cross-sectional study involving 203 previously diagnosed HIV-infected patients on HAART treatment ...

DECOMPOSITION ON ANALYSIS OF DETERMINANTS AND CHANGE IN FERTILITY IN NIGERIA: 2003-2013

ABSTRACT Introduction: High fertility has now been identified as threat to public health because of its negative effect on maternal and child health. Globally, human population is increasing at an average rate of 1.1% per year and it has been predicted that it will be about 9.6 billion by year 2050 (Debebe, Limenih, and Biadgo 2017). In Nigeria, high population growth rate has been identified in many studies as one of the major causes of maternal and child mortality. Several multivariate tec...

Factors influencing drug regimen compliance among Diabetes patients in Asubiaro state Hospital Osogbo, Osun state

ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION This study assessed the factors influencing drug regimen compliance among diabetes patient Asubiaro State hospital Osogbo in Osun State. The objective of the study was to assess the factors influencing drug regimen compliance among diabetes patient. METHODOLOGY A descriptive design was employed for the study. Convenient sampling technique( one hundred and twenty samples was used) and a self-administered semi structure questionnaire was used to gather informat...

MECHANISM OF DIAPEDESIS

Diapedesis is the means by which cells cross the walls of intact vessels. For those interested in assessing new methods for cancer therapy, I believe there are great strides to be accomplished if more efforts are concentrated on this phenomenon.CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 9CHAPTER   TWO:  ADVANCEMENTS   IN   DIAPEDESIS,   THE   PRECEEDING   STEPSAND HOW THEY ARE REGULATED 112.0.1 ADVANCEMENTS IN DIAPEDESIS 112.0.2 CLONING 122.0.2....

SIWES- A TECHNICAL REPORT ON STUDENT INDUSTRIAL WORK EXPERIENCE HELD AT NIGERIA POLICE HOSPITAL AREA 1 SECTION 1 GARKI, ABUJA

This is a technical report on my Industrial training experience. I believe it will be useful to all students especially those writing their SIWES reports and again most especially for students in the medical line. it contains guidelines for many of the tests performed at the medical laboratory.

INTERACTION OF THE REPRODUCTIVE AXIS WITH ENERGY BALANCE

this paper explains the relationship between the reproductive axis (Hypothalamo-pituitary-gonad axis) and reproduction. A practical application of this work is how on stress can affect fertility. it has been found that women exposed to stress, both physical and psychological have altered sexual cycles and even anovulatory cycles.

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 ...

THE PHYSIOLOGY OF BREASTFEEDING AND MILK LET DOWN

INTRODUCTIONBreast feeding is the act of feeding an infant or a young child with breast milk directly from the female human breasts (Lauralee, 2013).The female reproductive system supports the new being from the moment of conception through gestation and continues to nourish it during its early life outside the supportive uterine environment. During gestation, under the influence of the hormonal environment present, the mammary glands  develop the internal glandular structure and function ne...

ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE AND AWARENESS OF RADIOTHERAPHY AMONG CLINICAL RADIOGRAPHY STUDENTS IN NORTHERN NMIGERIA

ABSTRACTTITLE: Assessment of knowledge and awareness of Radiotherapy among clinical Radiography StudentsAIM: To ascertain the level of knowledge and awareness of radiotherapy among clinical Radiography students in northern Nigeria METHODOLOGY: A prospective cross-sectional design was adopted for the study. A primary source of data using questionnaire was used in obtaining the data and data was analyzed using SPSS V.20 generating statistical information such as frequencies and percentages...

THE EFFECT OF ETHANOL BEAN EXTRACT OF THEOBROMA COCOA ON NEUROBEHAVIOUR IN SWISS WHITE MICE.

AbstractWorld Health Organization (WHO) estimated that about 450 million people worldwide suffer from a mental or behavioral disorder (WHO, 2001). Majority of such patients in the developing countries still rely on traditional healing practices and medicinal plants for treatment of these conditions (Magaji et al., 2009). The inclusion of herbal medicines of prove safety and efficacy in the health care programs of developing countries is encouraged by the WHO because of the great potent...

The Impact of Environmental Sanitation in Lagos State, Nigeria: A Case Study of Agege Local Government Area

ABSTRACT  This study was conducted to determine the Impact of Environmental Sanitation in Agege Local Government Area of Lagos state, Nigera.  One hundred and fifthy (150) respondents were selected through simple random sampling technique. Data were collected through the administration of questionnaires and were analyzed on frequency distribution table. It was revealed that 47% of the sampled respondents still dispose their waste in Open dump, while 36% of the responden...

Physico-Chemical Quality of Well Water Within Araromi Automobile Spare Parts Market Agodi, Ibadan

ABSTRACTThis research work physico-chemical quality of well water within Araromi Automobile Spare Parts market Agodi, Ibadan. The research work assess the physico-chemical characteristics of thewell water sample collected in the study area and also identify analyze and compare the heavy metal concentration with national and international standards. The procedure adopted included observation, and the water sample was collected from seven hand dug well within the study area using 750ml water co...

Parasite Diversity and Health of Oreochromis Mossambicus and Labeo Rosae From Loskop Dam, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Land-use activities occurring in the upper catchment of the Olifants River System affect the water quality of Loskop Dam. Such activities lead to water pollution and that affect the health of fish and other aquatic organisms. The aim of the study was to determine the health status of Loskop Dam by assessing the health and parasites of Oreochromis mossambicus and Labeo rosae as biological indicators. The selected fish species were examined during summer (March) and winter (June) 2018. The...

A Study on Management of Healthcare Waste in Health Care Facilities in Nakuru East Sub-County, Nakuru County

ABSTRACTThe proper handling of medical wastes is very imperative. There are defined set rules for handling medical wastes, unfortunately, laxity and lack of adequate training and awareness in the execution of these rules leads to injuries and diseseses spread by improper handling of these wastes. The study conducted was on management of healthcare wastes in health care facilities in Nakuru east sub-county, Nakuru county. Objectives of the study were to identify major types of wastes generated...

Knowledge and Attitude of Patients Towards the Privacy and Confidentiality of Their Health Information Attending the Medical Outpatient (MOP)

INTRODUCTION1.1      Background to the StudyPeople generally assume all communications between them and their doctor or other health professionals will remain private ,and the law generally reflects this expectations .If it were not so, some people might feel reluctant to seek medical treatment, patients may be less honest in describing their ailments , patients may give inaccurate or incomplete information in their medical histories, ask their physician not to record embarrassing informat...


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