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Effects of vernonia amygdalina on neurobehavioral activities of albino rats

         TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface Certification Dedication Acknowledgements Table of contents List of tables List of figures Abstract CHAPTER ONE 1.       Introduction 1.1     cannabis sativa 1.2     cannabis and cannabinoids 1.3     Vernonia amygdalina CHAPTER TWO 2        Literature Review 2.1 &nbsp...

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Critical evaluation of Community participation approach in addressing maternal and child nutrition in Nigeria Nutritional Policy

Malnutrition is a global challenge especially in the developing countries. Nigeria is the tenth highest country with under-five mortalities globally and the third highest country with stunted growth among children (43%). In order to reduce the malnutrition rate, the National Strategic Plan of Action for Nutrition (NSPAN) was adopted in 2014.This article critically evaluated three delivery processes that may promote community participation in maternal and, infants, young child feeding nutritio...

Effects of aqueous extract of Basella alba leaves on haematological and biochemical parameters in albino rats

The effects of the aqueous leaf extract of Basella alba on haematological and biochemical parameterswere studied in Wistar strain albino rats. Twenty four (24) Wistar strain albino rats were randomlydistributed into four groups of six (6) rats each. Group I rats served as control and received 10 ml/kg ofnormal saline, while group II, III and IV received 60, 80 and 100 mg/kg of aqueous leaf extract of B. alba,respectively, for two weeks. Administration of the extract was done orally. At the en...

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Virgin Coconut Oil: Remedial Effects on Renal Dysfunction in Diabetic Rats

Renal dysfunction is nowa prevalent complication of diabetesmellitus. Therefore, this study was carried out to evaluate the remedialeffects of virgin coconut oil (VCO) on renal dysfunction in diabetic rats. Fifteen albinoWistar rats were divided into 3 groups thatcomprise normal control group (Group I) and diabetic control group (Group II) fed with normal rat chows and a diabetic test group(Group III) fed with 10% VCO diet. Group II and Group III were made diabetic by single intraperitoneal i...

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Dietary Consumption of Virgin Coconut Oil Ameliorates Lipid Profiles in Diabetic Rats

Virgin coconut oil (VCO) is a saturated fat with promising antidiabetic properties but its ameliorative effect on lipid profilesin diabetics is rarely reported. Therefore, in this study, a total of fifteen (15) male rats weighing 200–250 g were divided into 3experimental groups (𝑛 = 5).Group I (control) andGroup II (diabetic control group) were fed a normal rat chowwhile Group III(diabetic test group) was fed a 10% VCO diet for 3 weeks. Group II and Group III were made diabetic by intrap...

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Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) supplemented diet ameliorates blood glucose, renal tissue and antioxidant enzymes in diabetic rats

Untreated hyperglycaemia leads to kidney damage through oxidative stress of the kidney tissues with resultantcompromise of the antioxidant enzymes. According to research, Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) has been reported tohave hypoglycaemic and anti-diabetic properties. Therefore, this study was designed to investigate theameliorative effects of VCO supplemented diet on blood glucose, renal tissues and antioxidant enzymes indiabetic rats. The study was carried out on fifteen male rats weighing 150 ...

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Virgin coconut oil dietary consumption ameliorates abnormal haemostatic parameters in diabetic rats

Introduction: Virgin coconut oil (VCO), a saturated fat,has been reported to have anti-diabetic properties and thereis dearth of information on its potency to correct abnormalhaemostatic parameters associated with diabetic patients.Objectives: Therefore, this study was carried out toinvestigate effect of VCO consumption on abnormalhaemostatic parameters in diabetic rats.Materials & Methods: A total of fifteen (15) male ratsweighing 200–250g were divided into three (3) experimentalgroups: No...

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Long Term Consumption of Coconut Oil Diet Increased Anxiety Related Behaviour in CD1 Mice

The effect of prolonged consumption of virgin coconut oil (VCO) diet on anxiety was assessed in CD1 mice using the Open field (OF), Elevated plus maze (EPM) and Light/dark box (LD box) tests. Thirty male CD1 mice (28.4-32.5 g bw) divided into 3 groups (n=10 each) were given normal rodent chow (control), 5% (w/w) and 20% (w/w) VCO diet respectively and water ad libitum for 23 days. The OF test showed increased grooming (p< 0.05) in both 5% and 20% VCO groups versus control, and h...

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Pattern of intensive phase treatment outcomes of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in University of Port Harcourt Treatment Centre

ABSTRACT_________________________________________________________Background: Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is currently a global menace and poses significant risk to persons living in Sub-Saharan Africa. It occurs largely from failure of conventional treatment of tuberculosis. Its emergence further threatens TB control and prevention. Objective: This study was conducted to determine the pattern of intensive-phase treatment outcomes among hospitalized MDR-TB patients in Uni...

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Prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis and water contact activities as risk factor in Wowyen community

This study assessed the prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis and water contact activities as associated risk factor in Wowyen community. A total of 620 subjects comprising of 300 male and 320 female subjects were analyzed. The prevalence was achieved by standard urine filtration technique. One way analysis of variance (ANOVA) and paired t-test was carried out using software SPSS Statistical version 20. The result confirmed an overall (37.91%) prevalence of infection. On the trait of ages, di...

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Prevalence of Uropathogenic Escherichia Coli & Staphylococcus Aureus Among Patients With Cases of Urinary Tract Infection Attending Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Markudi

ABSTRACT In the present study, we investigated the prevalence of few bacterial organisms associated with urinary tracts infection and their antimicrobial susceptibility patterns. Total of Ninety (90) midstream urine samples were collected from outpatients with respect to their age group, gender and marital status attending health facility in Benue State University Teaching Hospital Makurdi. Each 0.1ml of urine sample was cultured on MacConkey agar and colonies showing lactose fermentation wer...


This was carried out by then medical students of igbinedion university Disclaimer:This is not my work 


Carried out by then medical students. Disclaimer : this is not my work 

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