Medical & Health Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Medical & Health Sciences

Evaluating Likelihood Estimation Methods in Multilevel Analysis of CLustered Survey Data in Nigeria

This is a manuscript extracted from the project work done as part of my requirement for my M.Sc. degree.I will like to upload it for review and publication. 

Factors Contributing to Job Satisfaction of Midwives Working in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department ESUT Teaching Hospital Parklane Enugu

Job satisfaction is a construct from the field of organizational behavior that measures attitude towards work. It has received a great deal of attention in research because of its potential effects on behavior and wellbeing of professionals (Rouleau, Fournier, Philibert, Mbengue & Dumont, 2010).

Anti-Diabetic and Antioxidant Potentials of Aqueous Extract of Eucalyptus Globulus in Experimentally-Induced Diabetic Rats

Anti-diabetic and Anti-oxidant potentials of Aqueous Extract of Eucalyptus Globulus in experimentally induced diabetic rats.

Men's View on Female Genital Mutilation in Nigeria

Men’s View About Female Genital Mutilation: A survey of Knowledge and Attitude of Men towards Female Genital Mutilation in Obi Local Government Area, Nasarawa State, Nigeria Abstract Background: Female genital mutilation has been in practice in many African countries for so many years and has now infiltrated the western world through immigrant to countries such as the United Kingdom, United States of America, Australia, Canada and other European countries, making it a global...

Compare and Contrast Various Schools of Thought in Manipulation

The various school of thoughts in manipulation presented different aproach in tackling manipulation. cyriax, maitland, kaltenburn presented their aproach. Kaltenborn translatoric movement; this are passive accessory movements that are divided into TRACTION ( separation) occurring perpendicular to the joint surface and GLIDING (parallel movement) which takes place parallel to the joint surface. Translatoric movement are used in both movement and treatment ( kaltenborn,1986. Cyriax contributi...

Effects of aqueous extract of Moringa oleifera seed on serum cortisol and body weight of adult wistar rats

Abstract The effect of aqueous extract of Moringa oleifera seed on serum cortisol and body weights was investigated in 24 adult Wistar rats for 21 days. Dried Moringa oleifera seeds were powdered by an electric blender. With the aid of an oven regulated at 400C and water, the Moringa oleifera seed extract was produced. The extract was dissolved in 5% Tween 80 solution to produce aqueous extract with concentration of 200mg/ml. The rats with a mean body weight of 144±43.1g were divi...

IMPORTANT ROLE COMMUNITY INFORMANT PLAYS IN INTEGRATED DISEASE SURVEILLANCE IN NIGERIA

Managing disease outbreaks in Nigeria has been an issue of great difficulty, mostly because; before cases are identified the disease would have spread to an uncontrollable level. incorporating Community Informants into the Integrated Disease Surveillance Systems can be used to strengthen Disease Surveillance and Response and improve community based surveillance. Here we tried to buttress the important role Community Informant plays in Disease surveillance and Response in Nigeria

Universal Health Coverage-People living with HIV have the right to life

Stigma and health complications are few of the many challenges people living with HIV/AIDS face, while we continuously discuss Universal health Coverage #UHC and the cadre of beneficiaries, it is of grave importance to put in the front burner the health-being and well-being of People Living with HIV in other to achieve health equality.

Prevalence of Respiratory Symptoms Among A Population Exposed to Cement Dust in Rowant, Malaysia

Air pollution continues to receive a great deal of interest worldwide due to its negative impact on human health and welfare. The cement industry is a significant source of environmental pollution with detrimental effects on plants, animals and humans. The hazard of cement production on the environment are the broadcast of dust and gases. This study was carried out to determine the health effects that cement factory has impacted on a community. A total of 203 respondents were interviewedin tw...

Moringa protects against nicotine-induced morphological and oxidative damage in the frontal cortex of Wistar rats

The use of nicotine-containing substances has been implicated in oxidative-induced neuronal damage in several neurological dysfunctions. This study assessed the antioxidant potentials of Moringa tea on the frontal cortex of Wistar rats. Twenty female Wistar rats were divided into 4 groups of 5 animals each. Group A (control) received normal saline, Group B received 5.71 mg/kg of Moringa tea, Group C was treated with 13.76 mg/kg nicotine, while Group D received 5.71 mg/kg of Moringa tea and...

Histomorphometric evaluation of adult male rabbit testicular tissue exposed to giant milk weed (Calotropis procera) treatment

Objectives: This study was designed to investigate the effects of liquid extract of Calotropis procera (CP) on the testicular structure and functions of adult male rabbits. CP, commonly known as ‘ewe bomubomu’ in Nigeria, contains a toxic milky sap that is extremely bitter; the milky sap contains a complex mix of chemicals. This plant is most popular and commonly used among the Fulanis in Nigeria to process cheese.Methods: Twelve adult male rabbits weighing between 1–2 kg were used f...

EFFECT OF COMBINED TREATMENT WITH CHLOROQUINE AND ARTESUNATE ON WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT OF PLASOMDIUM BERGHEI INFECTED ALBINO MICE

ABSTRACTMalaria is an enormous public health problem worldwide and kills one to two million people every year, mostly children residing in Africa . And the aim of this study is to determine the impact of combined treatment with Artesunate and Chloroquine on the white blood cell count of plasmodium berghei infected albino mice. And to compare and observe effect of combined treatment of chloroquine and artesunate on white blood cell count of P. berghei infected albino mice.   A total ...

Importance and Value of Trees

Trees play important role in our lives and existence and human beings. Cut down a tree and plant one or two in return. With this we all get to inhale good oxygen from the environment ...

TECHNOLOGY IN HEALTH MANAGEMENT: THE ASTHMA OUTLOOK IN THE STATE HOSPITAL

OUTLINE:INTRODUCTIONGeneral IntroductionDefining TermsSymptoms of AsthmaCAUSES OF ASTHMA2.1 Environmental Causes of Asthma2.2 Genetic Causes of AsthmaEFFECTS OF ASTHMA3.1 Short Term Effects of Asthma3.2 Long Term Effects of Asthma3.3 Permanent Effects of AsthmaTRADITIONAL METHODS OF MANAGING ASTHMA4.1 Traditional Methods4.2 Modern Methods4.3 Comparism Between Traditional Methods and Modern MethodsAPPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY FOR MANAGING ASTHMA5.1 Appropriate Technology5.2 A Appropriate Use of Tech...

Women’s Perception of Transvaginal Sonography: A Study at Image Diagnostics, Portharcourt

ABSTRACTTransvaginal sonography is a later addition to the diagnostic techniques available for the evaluation of the female pelvis and can overcome many of the limitations of traditional transabdominal scanning. Transvaginal sonography involves the placement of the probe within the vagina. This is uncomfortable for most women especially in this part of the world where ethical issues are now a challenge. This may reduce the practicability of transvaginal sonography. There is also reluctance in...


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