Medical & Health Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Medical & Health Sciences

Halitosis Among Student 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...

PRODUCTION AND USES OF PROTEIN HYDROLYSATES AN REMOVAL OF BITTERING PRINCIPLES IN IT

CHAPTER  ONEINTRODUCTIONDefinition:    Protein hydrolysate could be defined as the end product of protein hydrolysis using chemical and enzymic methods.Protein hydrolysate have many uses in specialty foods such as non allergenic infant formular, diets foods and other special nutritional foods.The drawback of many hydrolysates such as Soya or Casein hydrolysates is the bitter taste that develops when they are hydrolysated into small peptides with protease enzymes.Protein ma...

INFLUENCE OF POVERTY AND EDUCATION ON TEENAGE PREGNANCY

INTRODUCTIONTeenagers 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 ar...

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

INTRODUCTION1.1 GENERAL BACKGROUND OF THE SUBJECT MATTERIn 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, pe...

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

ABSTRACTAdolescents 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 w...

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

ABSTRACTThe 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, there ...

ROLE OF HEALTH EDUCATION IN IMPROVING MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH CARE 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 and rel...

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

INTRODUCTIONThe 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 M...

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

ABSTRACTThe 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 psychiat...

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

OVERVIEWThe 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 ...

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.OUTLINES1. INTRODUCTION2. THE HEART2.1 ANATOMY OF THE HEART2.2 CHAMBERS OF THE HEART2.3 THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE HEART2.4 THE LEFT SIDE OF THE HEART2.5 THE SEPTUM OF THE HEART2.6 THE HEART VALVES3. CARDIAC...

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 microbi...

NUTRIENT ADEQUACIES, BMI AND MENSTRUAL PATTERN IN ADOLESCENCE

ABSTRACTObjective: 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’s r...

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

PREFACECardiovascular 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 INTRODUCTIONCardiovascular disease also called heart disease includes numerous problems, ...

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 that a...


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