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MALARIAL HEPATOPATHY IN FALCIPARUM MALARIA

ABSTRACTJaundice is one of the common manifestations of severe Falciparium malaria but hepatitis is unusual. Although hepatic dysfunction is unusual and hepatic encephalopathy is almost never seen in malaria, yet, cases of hepatic dysfunction are being increasingly reported in patients with P. falciparium infection, from different parts of the world. The extent of hepatocellular dysfunction varies from mild abnormalities in liver function tests to hepatic failure. Patients with hepatocellular...

HEALTH BENEFIT OF HONEY

ABSTRACTHoney on natural substances produced by honey bees is composed of a complex mixture of carbohydrates, water and a small amount of protein, vitamins, minerals and pherolite compounds. Fructose, glucose and maltose are among the various types of sugar present in honey. Used as both food and medicine, honey has been associated with improved antioxidant capacity, modulation of immune system. The aim of this article was to review the benefit of natural honey intake on human health with par...

DANGERS ASSOCIATED WITH ABUSE OF CONTRACEPTIVE PILLS.

ABSTRACTContraceptive is a pill which is been used to keep from getting pregnant if you have unprotected intercourse. Studies indicate that contraceptive pills are 75% effective in preventing pregnancy if taken within the first 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. Contraceptive pills are most effective when used as soon as possible after having unprotected sex. Two types of this pill (contraceptive) include; combined oral contraceptive pills and progestin only pills. Combined oral contracepti...

BREEDING METHOD FOR VEGETATIVELY PROPAGATED CROPS SOMATIC MUTATIONS. EXAMPLES; SUGAR CANE AND POTATO

ABSTRACTMany agricultural crops of economic importance are vegetatively propagated. This work was done to elaborate more on vegetatively propagated crops, importance and developing new cultivars of vegetative propagated crops. Vegetative propagation aids to fix favorable combinations of important traits, very specific chemical compositions, superior genetic variance interactions and high levels of heterozygosity. Breeding vegetative propagated crops involve few genetic crossing and genetic co...

Prion and Prion Disease: Immunobiology, Pathogenesis and Potential Threat to Mankind

ABSTRACTPrion diseases, also known as Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs), are fatal neurodegenerative disorders with characteristic sponge-like microscopic appearance in the infected brain. They are caused by a protein-only particle consisting of an abnormal isoform (PrPSc) of the normal ubiquitous cellular prion protein PrPc. Prion diseases affect both human and animals, and can cause interspecies transmission. In humans, there are six different phonotypes of prion diseases, in...

EFFECT OF AQEUOUS EXTRACT OF Rauwola vomitoria ROOT EXTRACT ON ISOLATED RABBIT INTESTINE

Rauwolfia vomitoria is a natural medicinal herb which has been used over the years for the treatment of hypertension and mental disorders. This is to investigate the inhibitory effect of RAUWOLFIA VOMITORIA aqueous root extract on invitro isolated rabbit intestine precontracted with Acetylcholine. The effect of the root extract was compared with adrenaline.seven healthy adult rabbit bred in the animal house of college of basic medical science delta state university,abrake were alowed to aclim...

Effect of Lead (Pb) on the Growth and Development of Two Varieties of Vigna Unguiculata (Cowpea) in Jere Local Government Area, Borno State, Nigeria

PROPOSED TOPIC:                                         Effect of Lead (Pb) on the growth and development of two varieties of vigna unguiculata (cowpea) in Jere Local Government Area Borno State, Nigeria     NAME                                                           Emmanuel Bwala THLAMA     REGISTRATION NUMBER:                        PGA/13/0...

Endocrine and Neuroendocrine Factors Regulating Testicular Functions

The spermatogenic and steroidogenic functions of the testes is finely regulated by the brain (on stimulation), the master endocrine gland, and local factors produced by the testes. During intrauterine life the proliferation of primitive germ cells and the formation of the testes is carefully directed by testosterone, secreted by leydig cell on activation by human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) released by the placenta. After birth, hormonal regulation of testes stop and the testes remain quice...

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HSE RISK ASSESSMENT REPORT (a case study of A.Y bakery)

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Dangers of Dumping Waste Into Public Drains

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Knowledge and perception of vasectomy among male staffs of Novena University Ogume Delta State Nigeria

Background: Vasectomy is a simple effective and safe surgical procedure for permanent male fertility control. However, high acceptance rates of vasectomy have been reported in developed countries, while low acceptance rates have been reported in developing countries like Nigeria.  Objective: This study was designed to investigate the knowledge and perception of vasectomy among male staffs of Novena University Ogume, Delta State Nigeria. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted amon...

Knowledge and Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS Amongst HIV Infected And Uninfected Patients in Okwe General Hospital, Asaba: A Case-Contro

Background: Perinatal transmission of HIV/AIDS also known as Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS is the most prevalent source of pediatric HIV infection.  Objective: Therefore, this case-control study was designed to investigate the knowledge and use of antiretroviral drugs in prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV/AIDS amongst HIV infected and uninfected patients.  Settings: The study was carried out in Okwe General Hospital in Asaba.  Methods: A case-control study was con...

AWARENESS AND KNOWLEDGE OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS AMONG MOTHERS IN UKWUANI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, DELTA STATE

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is defined as a group of neurodevelopment disorders that are usually diagnosed in early childhood. A cross-sectional study was conducted among 192 women of reproductive age selected from three communities of Ukwuani Local Government Area. A semistructured questionnaire was administered to obtain information from respondents. Mean age of respondents was 57.9 ± 9.8 years, and 105 (54.70%) were married. More than half 108 (56.30%) of the respondents were aware of...

ASSESSING THE PREFERENCE OF ORTHODOX AND TRADITIONAL MEDICINE IN MALARIA TREATMENT AMONG ENERHEN COMMUNITY MEMBERS, DELTA STATE, NIGERIA

This study assessed the preference of orthodox and traditional medicine in malaria treatment among community members in Enerhen, Delta-state Nigeria. A cross-sectional study design was adopted for the study to assess 375 participants selected through systematic sampling in Enerhen community. Data was collected through a semi-structured questionnaire and was analyzed for descriptive statistics, chi-square and ANOVA test at p

KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND USE OF NON-PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN IN OKWE GENERAL HOSPITAL ASABA DELTA STATE, NIGERIA

Aim: The study was aimed at assessing the knowledge, attitude and use of non-prescription drug among pregnant women in Okwe General Hospital Asaba in Delta State. Study Design: The study was a descriptive cross sectional survey. Place and Duration of Study: Okwe General Hospital Asaba in Delta State, Nigeria. The study was conducted between June to July 2015 Methodology: A semi-structured questionnaire was used and administered to 103 randomly selected pregnant women at Okwe General Hospital ...


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