Medical & Health Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Medical & Health Sciences

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...

LOCAL CONSTRUCTION OF BATTERY POWERED DUAL FACE RADIOGRAPHIC VIEWING BOX WITH ROTATABLE NECK AND ADJUSTABLE STAND

INTRODUCTIONRadiographic viewing box is an illuminator use in viewing radiographs. Proper viewing conditions are very important when interpreting a radiograph. The viewing condition can enhance or degrade the subtle detail of the radiograph14. Before beginning the evaluation of radiograph, the viewing equipment and area should be considered. The area should be clean and free of distracting materials, magnifying aids, and film makers should be close at hand. Its function being to improves subj...

Role of Health Education in Improving Maternal and Child Healthcare Delivery in State and Private Hospitals in Abeokuta

ABSTRACTBringing to a layman’s understanding the ideas, issues and concepts of important healthy living conditions and strategies is no doubt an ever impressive and effective pattern of solving health related issues especially in developing countries like Nigeria.In this part of the world, complications and deaths arising from poor health education awareness has been tremendously on the increase until lately when sensitization campaigns and proper health education on killer diseases an...

Halitosis Among Students in Shehu Idris College of Health Science and Technology, Makarfi, Kaduna State

ABSTRACTInfact, the aim of this study is to create awareness on the Halitosis among students in SICHST Makarfi Local Government Area, Kaduna State. Halitosis or most commonly bad breath are terms used to describe noticeably unpleasant odor exhaled in breathing. Halitosis is a condition affecting both male and female in all ages, Halitosis can cause by eating of certain foods, like cooked eggs, garlic, onions, smoking and drinking alcohol, which when absorbed into our blood stream, are transfe...

ASSESSMENT OF THE PHYSICO-CHEMICAL QUALITY OF WELL WATER OF ARAROMI AUTOMOBILE SPARE PART 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...

Ebola RNA prevalence in semen of Ebola virus survivors

ABSTRACTBACKGROUNDEbola virus has been detected in the semen of men after their recovery from Ebola virus disease (EVD). We report the presence of Ebola virus RNA in semen in a cohort of survivors of EVD in Sierra Leone.METHODSWe enrolled a convenience sample of 220 adult male survivors of EVD in Sierra Leone, at various times after discharge from an Ebola treatment unit (ETU), in two phases (100 participants were in phase 1, and 120 in phase 2). Semen specimens obtained a...

ISOLATION AND CHARACTERISATION OF ORAL MICROBES IN PERIODONTAL DISEASED PATIENTS ATTENDING FEDERAL COLLEGE OF DENTAL TECHNOLOGY AND THERAPY DENTAL

ABSTRACTThis study was conducted to isolate and characterize the oral microbes found in periodontal disease patients at dental clinic of Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy, Enugu between March to October 2017. The tests carried out was done using  blood agar, Mac conkey agar and gram staining technique in which the result showed that organisms responsible for periodontal disease are majorly gram negative anaerobes which includes the Porphyromonas gingivalis, Fusobacterium, ...

UTERINE EXTERIORIZATION VERSUS IN-SITU REPAIR OF THE UTERINE INCISION AT CAESAREAN DELIVERY

TABLE OF CONTENTS TITLE PAGE ............................................................................................................................. i DECLARATION PAGE..............................................................................................................ii CERTIFICATION PAGE BY SUPERVISORS.........................................................................iii CERTIFICATION PAGE.BY HOD...............................................................

SIWES REPORT

ABSTRACT This training report presents the six months experience gained during my student industrial work experience scheme (SIWES) undertaken at Dr Musa Inuwa Hospital, Minna Niger state. During this program, different units of the medical laboratory department of the hospital were visited. These units include haematology, chemical pathology, serology and microbiology units.

IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING ON RURAL DEVELOPMENT

ABSTRACTThe study examine impact of environmental planning on rural development, This study was undertaken majorly to evaluate the impact of environmental planning on rural development and to determine if environmental planning help in the development of rural communities.Concerning methodology for this study, data for this study was collected from the respondents through the use of questionnaires. Questionnaires were shared to all 32 respondents of the organization, and field surve...

Adiponectin and Cardiovascular Functions

Abstract Adiponectin first described in 1995 as a peptide of adipose tissue that becomes dysregulated in obesity. Adiponectin is an adipokine produced and secreted exclusively by both white adipose tissue (WAT) and brown adipose tissue. It accounts for about 0.01% of the total plasma protein in humans. It is the most abundant protein secreted by the adipose tissue.The role of adiponectin is mediated by receptors known as adiponectin receptors 1 and 2 (Adipor1 and Aipor2). T...

Snake venoms: Composition and Cancer Therapeutic Potentials

Cancer being one of the leading causes of death worldwide Many active secretions produced by animals have been employed in the development of new drugs to treat cancer. There is urgent need to search for new drugs from natural products. In recent years, remarkable progress has been made for the treatment of cancer. The major drawback of the current methods of cancer treatment is the therapies after initial treatments. It has led to the increased use of anticancer drug developed from natural s...

Non-usage of personal protective devices, among industrial workers, a case study of Akoti sawmill in Ise/Orun Local Government Area, Ise-Ekiti

ABSTRACTThe study was conducted on non-usage of personal protective devices, among industrial workers, a case study of Akoti sawmill in Ise/Orun Local Government Area, Ise-Ekiti. The study population was limited to 68 workers in the factory of which 40 workers were selected using simple random sampling technique. A survey research design was adopted for analyzing the variable. Both direct and indirect (primary and secondary) sources were used for data collection. It has been observed tha...

Study of Water Resource Management in Lahore

The first Muslims lived in a desert, so they were very concerned about water conservation .In Holy Quran the word WATER has been used 63 times in Arabic word  Ma’. Water is a gift from God. Water is an essential resource for all life on the planet. Of the water resources on Earth only three percent of it is fresh and two-thirds of the freshwater is locked up in ice caps and glaciers. Of the remaining one percent, a fifth is in remote. Much...

Role of NGOS for Long Term Humanitarian Assistance after disaster

Disaster is a severe disruption of the functioning of society which poses momentous, extensive threat to human life, health, property, or the milieu, whether developing suddenly or as the result of long term process. The increasing regularity and severity of contemporary disasters has highlighted the need for effective emergency management regimes .Over the past four years, countless volunteers and nongovernment...


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