Medical & Health Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Medical & Health Sciences

Anti-Infl ammatory Dietary Combo in Overweight and Obese Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

AbstractBackground: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is of clinical and public health importance, affecting up to one in fi ve women of reproductiveage. It has signifi cant and diverse clinical implications including reproductive, metabolic, and psychological features. Aim: The study was toinvestigate the effect of anti-infl ammatory dietary combo on metabolic, endocrine, infl ammatory, and reproductive profi les in overweightand obese women with PCOS. Materials and Methods: A total of 100 no...

Radiographers’ Experiences of Stress and Methods of Coping: a Content Analytic Phenomenologic Study

Abstract Stress has the potential to discourage radiographers from practice and to cause brain drain in the profession. The aim of this study was to consider stress, from a holistic perspective, of the radiographers’ experiences. Qualitative research methods were employed. Using random sampling, 10 radiographers, two from each of the five states of southeastern Nigeria were interviewed. The interview questions aimed to explore the experience of radiographers with a focus on the causes of...

PRODUCTION OF JUICE FROM PINEAPPLE AND WATERMELON

1.0 INTRODUCTIONFruit is a structural part of plant that contain seeds, normally fleshly, sweet and edible in a raw states, which includes; oranges, grapes, strawberries, juniper berries, pineapple and watermelon e.t.c (Abano, 2010). They are ripe ovaries or carpets that contain seed (McGee, 2004). Fruit contain various phytochemical compounds that are similar in composition to vegetables. All fruits contain a high percentage of water averaging 85% fat, protein and carbohydrate (cellulose and...

THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF MALNUTRITION ON PREGNANT WOMEN IN ONNA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, AKWA IBOM STATE

ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to examine the causes and effect of malnutrition on pregnant women in Onna Local Government Area. To guide this work, three objectives and hypotheses were sets and formulated: to identify the causes of malnutrition among pregnant women; to determine the effects of malnutrition among pregnant women; and to established measures of preventing malnutrition among pregnant women in Onna Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. Related literatures were reviewed on...

Evaluation of food potential of tigernuts and it's products ( coffee,wine and milk )

ABSTRACT 12 The  food  potentials  of  tigernut  tubers  (Cyperus  esculentus)  locally  know  as  “aki  awusa”  in Igbo,  ”aya”  in  Hausa  and  “ofio”  in  Yoruba  were  evaluated.  The  proximate  composition  of 100g  of  raw  and  processed  tigernuts  showed  that  moisture  content  of  tiger...

AN ASSESSMENT OF THE LEVEL OF ABUSE OF TRAMADOL AMONG PEOPLE IN MAIDUGURI METROPOLIS

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION       1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYAfrica with approximately one fifth of the world’s population is by far the continent with the least document in terms of data on substance abuse (Data for Africa, 2011).Nigeria the most populous country in Africa and the eight most populous in the world with an estimate population over 154 million, does not have current data on substance abuse treatment demand and treatment facilities. The drug treatment demand ...

MOTHERS AND FUTURE GENERATION

Mothers are special caregivers of families in Rwandan society, but not only Rwanda but also the whole world, mothers bear babies nine months during pregnancy, they take care of babies during breast feeding and some lose life in during parturition. Babies born and grow up through cares from mothers, babies are producers of the future, thus mothers are pearl of good future through important activities and contribution they do through caring future generation as talked above. In this short artic...

Prevalence And Determinants Of Obesity Among In-School Adolescents In Selected Local Government Areas In Ibadan

ABSTRACTObesity, defined as an excessive accumulation of body fat, has become a worldwide healthconcern. Globally, about 170 million children (aged < 18 years) wereestimated to be overweight and, in some countries, the number of overweightchildren has tripled since 1980. Excess weight in childhood raises therisk of excess weight into adulthood and, with it, the risk of earlier onset ofobesity-related chronic diseases. Overweight and obesity, as well as theirrelated complications, ...

THE IMPACT OF HOMELESSNESS AMONG YOUTH IN UNITED KINGDOM

ABSTRACTHomelessness among youth in the UK is increasingly disturbing, with an estimatedannual increase of 10% of the homeless people. It was revealed that homelesspeople are more likely to die young, with an average age of death of 47 years. Theyoung adult suffering from it remains the worse hit. Homelessness increases the riskof having mental health problems and encountering barriers to social well-being dueto stigmitisation. Factors contributing to the development of homelessness werehighl...

Childbirth preparation classes

Childbirth Preparation classes is an educational approach to labour and delivery in which the parents are specially prepared for the event. This covers all kinds of issues surrounding childbirth including breathing techniques, pain management, vaginal birth, and cesarean birth. They can help prepare you for many aspects of becoming a parent: the changes that pregnancy brings, labor and delivery, and caring for your newborn (Saunders,2013). Childbirth education began more than four decades ago...

BLOOD FLOW MEASUREMENT

Blood is a specialized connective tissue in fluid form that flows through the entire body of a person or animal. Blood flow is the continuous circulation of blood through the cardiovascular system to body tissues and organs. An adequate amount of blood supply is necessary for the proper functioning of all body organs. This is vital as the blood carries and supplies body tissues and organs with its daily metabolic requirements while it ...

CELL TO CELL SIGNALLING - HOW CELL COMMUNICATE WITH EACH OTHER TO PROMOTE AND SUSTAIN LIFE

Cell to cell signaling refers to the transfer of information from one cell to another. This is also called cell signaling or intercellular communication. The ability of cells to perceive and correctly respond to their microenvironment is the basis of development, tissue repair, and immunity as well as normal tissue homeostasis. Errors in cellular information processing are responsible for diseases such as cancer, autoimmunity, and ...

CLINICAL ASPECT OF SPINAL MOTOR SYSTEM - THE BROWN SEQUARD SYNDROME

Brown-Séquard syndrome, also known as Brown-Séquard's hemiplegia and Brown-Séquard's paralysis, is a loss of sensation and motor function (paralysis and anesthesia) that is caused by the lateral hemisection (cutting) of the spinal cord. This may be seen most often in the cervical (neck) or thoracic spine. Other synonyms are hemiparaplegic syndrome, hemiplegia ethemiparaplegiaspinalis, and spinal hemiparaplegia.&nbs...

FACTORS THAT CAN UPREGULATE AND DOWNREGULATE DIGESTION AND ABSORPTION OF CARBOHYDRATE

Digestion is the breakdown of complex food substances into simple and absorbable form by the aid of enzymes using a process known as hydrolysis. Carbohydrate basically are divided into three: Polysaccharides (example Starch), Disaccharides (Sucrose and Lactose), and monosaccharides (Fructose, Galatose and Glucose). Almost all the carbohydrates of the diet are either large polysaccharides or disaccharides, which are combinations...

PUBERTY: Role Of Endocrine System In The Onset And Regulation Of Puberty; Disorders Associated With Puberty.

AbstractThe endocrine system is a system of glands, each of which secretes a type of hormone directly into the bloodstream to regulate the body. Many of the body's hormones influence growth, such as growth hormone, thyroxine, insulin, and corticosteroids (all of which influence growth rate), leptin (which alters body composition), and parathyroid hormone, 1,25-dihydroxy-vitamin D, and calcitonin (all of which affect skeletal ...


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