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Antimicrobial activities of Azadirachta indica (Neem) extracts on selected pathogenic bacteria.

ABSTRACT The use of medicinal plants is a universal phenomenon. Every culture on earth has relied on the huge variety of natural chemistry found in healing plants for their therapeutic properties. All drugs of the past were substances with a particular therapeutic action and they were extracted from plants. Thus, medicinal plants may be define as, any plant that may have medicinal use. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the antibacterial activity of Neem (Azadirachta indica) b...

DISCUSS THE CAUSE AND THE EFFECT OF A MAN MADE INDUCED CHEMICAL POLLUTION PROFFER THE ENVIRONMENTAL MEASURES TO CONTROL THE PROBLEM

WHAT IS POLLUTION  Pollution is the contamination of harmful substance to the environment. It is the introduction of contaminant into the natural environment that causes adverse change.  Pollution can take a form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light. The components of pollution, can be either foreign substances/energies or naturally occurring contaminants. Pollution is often classed as point source or non point source pollution. FORMS OF POLLUTIONS Air pollution:-...

The many unknown benefits of moringa leaf

Moringa is called the Miracle Tree for good reason. Moringa oleifera tree has been called the tree of life in many cultures around the world, including Nigeria. It has many names based on its many uses: clarifier tree, horseradish tree and drumstick tree (referring to the large drumstick shaped pods) and in East Africa moringa is known as “mother’s best friend”. Here in the Nigeria, its names include Ewe Igbale in Yoruba, Zogelle in Hasusa and Idagbo monoye in Igbo. It is estimated tha...

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

PREFACE Cardiovascular disease  IS a disease that affects the cardiovascular system, principally cardiac disease, vascular diseases of the brain and kidney, and peripheral arterial disease.  The causes of cardiovascular disease are diverse but atherosclerosis and/or hypertension are the most common. In addition, with aging come a number of physiological and morphological changes that alters  INTRODUCTION Cardiovascular disease also called heart disease includes numerous problems, many of ...

NUTRIENT ADEQUACIES, BMI AND MENSTRUAL PATTERN IN ADOLESCENCE

ABSTRACT Objective: This studies was carried out to assess the nutritional sufficiency and the different menstrual patterns of adolescence using Body Mass index, This studies was done using adolescence to establish the fact that the BMI can be used to check the nutritional needs and menstrual cycle of teenagers, it is virtually seen that nutrients are the components in foods that an organism utilizes to survive and grow. Pattern of menstrual cycle will have a significant impact on a girl�...

EVALUATION OF AMINO ACID AND SENSORY QUALITY OF PEAGON PEA-MILLET FLOUR

ABSTRACT  The most important single factor affecting the efficiency of protein utilization is the profile of digestible essential amino acids entering the small intestine. Assuming a constant ideal amino acid profile of absorbed protein the requirements of all amino acids can be calculated when the requirement of one individual amino acid has been determined. In non-ruminants, the supply will be greatly influenced by the diet, but less so in ruminants due to the rumen microbial degradatio...

ELDERLY PEOPLE SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO HAVE CARDIAC SURGERIES IF THEY WANT TO, BUT ONLY AFTER THEY ARE INFORMED ON THE POTENTIAL RISKS

The heart is a muscular organ that pumps blood to the body. The heart is at the centre of the circulatory system. This system consists of a network of blood vessels, such as arteries, veins, and capillaries. These blood vessels carry blood to and from all areas of the body. OUTLINES 1.INTRODUCTION 2.THE HEART 2.1 ANATOMY OF THE HEART 2.2 CHAMBERS OF THE HEART 2.3 THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE HEART 2.4 THE LEFT SIDE OF THE HEART 2.5 THE SEPTUM OF THE HEART 2.6 THE HEART VALVES 3. CARDIAC SURGERY 3.1...

EFFECT OF LISINOPRIL AN ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME(ACE) INHIBITOR ON SPERMATOGENESIS IN RATS

OVERVIEW The role of ACE inhibitors (Lisinopril) in reproductive function remains controversial. Some benefits seem to be derivable even in non-hypertensive males with low doses. This study was done using rat model to establish this fact. Male rats were divided into different groups to receive different doses of lisinopril. A control group received no drugs. The mean arterial pressure fell the most with 5mg of lisinopril. The greatest increase in sperm count and motility was recorded for this...

A RESEARCH STUDY ON ATTITUDE OF NURSES TOWARDS RELAPSE PREVENTION AMONG PSYCHIATRIC PATIENTS

ABSTRACT The problem of every hospital when the targeted objective is not achieved is that there is something wring either with health care givers, the patients or the general public. In order to improve the standard of health of the patients and keep them progressively fit. The reason why such lapse are present here to be sought and the remedy met in order to achieve the set objective of the hospital.  This study is based on the Attitude of nurses towards Relapse prevention among psychiatri...

The effect of insourcing or outsourcing decision on the productivity of Northern Cable Processing and Manufacturing Company (NOCACO) Kaduna.

INTRODUCTION The Insourcing and/or Outsourcing decision is referred to in purchasing as sourcing policy decision and it is one of the most important decision points for any organization because it has a multiple and web like effect on the life of the organization. Managers of businesses most especially manufacturing organizations faces a series of important and determining questions which must be answered correctly if the organization is to succeed in midst of competition.  The Purchasing Ma...

ROLE OF HEALTH EDUCATION IN IMPROVING MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH CARE DELIVERY IN STATE AND PRIVATE HOSPITALS IN ABEOKUTA

ABSTRACT Bringing 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 and r...

EFFECT OF COOKING UTENSILS ON IRON CONTENTS OF STAPLES FOOD(OWO IN ONDO STATE AS CASE STUDY)

ABSTRACT The effect of three cooking utensils on the iron contents of common staples in Owo was investigated. Chemical and instrumental analysis to test the amount and effect of cooking utensils was carried out on four foods from different groups using Atomic absorption Spectrophotometer (AAS). Result shows that most cooking utensils reduced the iron contents of staple foods. However, iron cooking pot had a greater effect by increasing the level of iron in most of the staples. Therefore, th...

Dietary Pattern and Nutritional Status of In-School Adolescents in Abeokuta South and Abeokuta North Local Government Areas of Ogun State Nigeria

ABSTRACT Adolescents are considered as a nutritionally vulnerable subgroup. A rapid growth rate combined with marginal nutrient intakes increases the risk of nutritional deficiencies in this population. Poor nutritional status in adolescence compounds the risk of adolescent pregnancy and it is an important determinant of health outcomes at a later stage of life. A knowledge of an healthy dietary pattern in adolescence is an Investment in Present and Future Health. The objective of this study ...

THE EFFECT OF DUMPING HUMAN WASTE IN THE INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY AND HOW TO SOLVE THEM

INTRODUCTION 1.1GENERAL BACKGROUND OF THE SUBJECT MATTER In our society, the state of the environment influences the inhabitants because environment is one of the key determinants of the optimal health or well being. It includes the living and non living things that man have to interact with and which can influence his state of health.    A characteristics which has set man apart from other species has ability to control many aspect of his environment throughout recorded history, people con...

INFLUENCE OF POVERTY AND EDUCATION ON TEENAGE PREGNANCY

INTRODUCTION Teenagers all over the world attract attention. The life and sexuality of the young people are very important for our generation. They are the future of this age. Their attitude and character today determine the future of our world. Their current problem today will equally determine the future problem of the world. In our society, "Sex oozes from every pore of the culture and there's not a kid in the world who can avoid it" said Charles Krauthammer (Meier, 1994,). Teenagers are ...


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