Medical & Health Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Medical & Health Sciences

Cardio Metabolic Syndrome, Insulin Resistance Syndrome or metabolic syndrome X

Cardio Metabolic Syndrome (CMS), also known as insulin resistance syndrome or metabolic syndrome X, is a combination of metabolic disorders or risk factors that essentially includes a combination of diabetes mellitus, systemic arterial hypertension, central obesity and hyper-lipidemia. Common to these diseases of metabolism is the associated development of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). Studies have shown a strong link between CMS and increased prevalence of peripheral...

Findings of Ongoing Renovation Work in Shorooq Building Apartment Contracted by Royal Way Services LLC Dubai (A Practical Project)

This is my practical project report for Nebosh IGC3 that earned me Excellent grade.  With 25 hazards and 5 good practices.This report is based on the findings of ongoing renovation work in Shorooq building apartment contracted by Royal Way Services LLC Dubai. The aim is to evaluate Health and Safety practice such as working conditions and processes that are unsafe in order to provide recommendations where applicable and ensure compliances. 

KNOWLEDGE AND USE OF NURSING PROCESS AS A TOOL FOR QUALITY CARE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1. BACKGROUND OF STUDYIn these early days, nursing was characterized by two aims: Care of the sick and promotion of health. These were accomplished with little or no direction from medicine.The nursing process functions as a systematic guide to client-centered care with 5 sequential steps. These are assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Assessment. Assessment is the first step and involves critical thinking skills and data col...

A SURVEY ON RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY TOWARDS HEALTH AND FITNESS, PROMOTING HEALTH AND FITNESS

AbstractThe research literature on  survey of recreational activity towards health and fitness, promoting health and fitness as it relates to human health is vast and growing. To help policymakers take new and emerging findings into account when designing recreation and park services and initiatives for the 21st century, this paper summarizes the salient issues and identifies research gaps. It considers how being outside in natural surroundings may improve health and how outdoor physical act...

Anatomical perspective to diabetes mellitus

CHAPTER ONE1.0 IntroductionDiabetes occurs in situations where there’s too many excretions of urine and can be causedby a lack of hormone called antidiuretic hormone or ADH that limits the amount of urinemade as in Diabetes Insipidus or it can also result from a higher blood sugar level as inDiabetes Mellitus (IDF, 2006).  Diabetes is a condition that impairs the body’s ability toprocess blood glucose, otherwise known as blood sugar. Diabetes mellitus, often referred tosimply as diab...

Effect of cigarette smoking on kidney functions

Introduction The kidneys play a major role in the control of the consistency of the internal environment. The blood passing through the kidneys is first filtrated (glomerular filtration) so that all the constituents, except blood cells and plasma proteins, go into the microtubular systems. In the kidneys the useful substances are quickly reabsorbed but unwanted substances escape filtration and are actively excreted in urine. (Krungkrai S, 2001).However, renal function tests are important...

Teratogen and physiological effects on organogenesis

A human teratogen is an agent that alters the growth or structure of the developing embryo or fetus, thereby causing birth defects. The first human teratogen identified in 1941 by an ophthalmologist, Norman Gregg, was maternal rubella infection in pregnancy, which produced a triad of defects (cataracts, heart malformations, and deafness) in the infants (Gregg, 1991).  Teratogens are environmental agents such as drugs, viruses, lack of nutrients, and physical or chemical elements tha...

Prevalence of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa in Hospitalised Patients in Kubwa General Hospital, Abuja, FCT

                                      ABSTRACT The present study was to determine the prevalence of pseudomonas aeruginosa in patients using clinical samples (urine, skin lesion and pus) and environmental samples (sand, tap water, flowers). A total of thirty (30) samples were collected from patients, ten (10) each of urine, skin lesions and pus. And also three environmental samples (tap water, sand and flower) were collected. The samples obtai...

Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Students Towards Tobacco Smoking

The concept of tobacco smoking has various aspects but this research focused on the cigarette kind. The findings showed that a large number of the students had poor or low knowledge of the health risk associated with smoking with students of TSU having means score of 10.16 and those of OOU having a mean score of 5.3 out of 16 point rating scale. The attitude varied based on the particular knowledge they exhibited but due to the poor knowledge the attitude gave room for more practice. 

Extraction and Thermal Degradation of Caffeine Extracted From Cola Nut

ABSTRACT     Caffeine is an odorless, slightly bitter organic compound found mostly in beverages such as coffee or tea and in chocolate.  It is the most widely used “mind-altering drug” in the world, though it is considered safe and is mostly unregulated.  Caffeine acts as a mild stimulant on the nervous system, aiding in alertness.  Caffeine is also included in many weight loss supplements due to its reputation of acting as an appetite suppressant and in sti...

NUTRITIONAL VALUE AND CONSUMER PREFERENCE OF SOME SELECTED MEAT PRODUCTS

                                                                          ABSTRACTMeat products such as beef burger, breakfast sausage, hot-dog and frankfurter required at U.T.C (United Trading Company Nigeria plc, were assessed for their proximate composition and sensory quality. Crude protein was significantly (p

Assessment of Awareness of the Hazards Associated With HIV/AIDS Among Rural Dwellers (A Case Study of Oju Local Government Area of Benue State)

ABSTRACTThis work investigates the level of awareness of the hazards  associated with   HIV/AIDSamong  rural  dwellers  in   Oju   Local  Government  Area.  A  random   sampling  method  wasadopted  and questionnaires were administered  to the rural dwellers as a means of datacollection. A simple percentage technique of data presentation was used. Three villages weresampled (Ikachi- Ukpa, Ameka-Owo, Ojaba-Ainu) from the two districts (Uwokwu and Igedecentre) in Oju Local G...

ERYTHROBLASTOSIS FETALIS

erythroblastosis is a disease of the new born baby. find out about its history, prevalence, pathophysiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF THE BREAST

1.Anatomy and physiology of breast cancer2.the lymphatic system of the breast3.structure of the breast4.Breast development5.classification of breast cancer6.Hormone status of breast cancer7.Area of the breast where cancer grows

PREVALENCE OF ENTERIC FEVER AND MALARIA AMONGST PATIENTS' OF THE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SERVICES, FEDERAL UNIVERSITY DUSTIN-MA, KATSINA, NORTH-WEST, NIGERIA

1,277 patients were diagnosed and treated (July – September, 2017) for malaria, typhoid or co-infection at the University Health Services; 34.06% of the patients were diagnosed and treated in July; 32.58% in August; and 33.36% in September, 2017. The study reveals that the prevalence or incidence of malaria, typhoid and co-infection is higher in males (53.80%) than females (46.20%). 7.75% of the study population had blood cultures confirming only typhoid infection; 31.95...


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