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Assessment of Knowledge and Utilization of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Malaria Among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic in Jigawa State, Nigeria

Assessment of Knowledge and Utilization of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Malaria Among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic in Jigawa State, Nigeria. ABSTRACT Malaria remains the most devastating human parasitic infection in the world today. In Nigeria, malaria during pregnancy is responsible for 11% of maternal mortality. There is low coverage and utilization of IPT services in Nigeria. This […]

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Baseline Antibody Titre to Salmonella Typhi And Salmonella Paratyphi A among Apparently Healthy Individuals

Baseline Antibody Titre to Salmonella Typhi And Salmonella Paratyphi A among Apparently Healthy Individuals. ABSTRACT Typhoid fever is endemic in the tropics and sub-tropical regions of the world. It is a major public health problem in most developing countries including Nigeria. Efforts are ongoing to develop new test techniques and improve existing ones in order […]

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Chromosomal Patterns and Variability in the African Giant Rat

Chromosomal Patterns and Variability in the African Giant Rat. ABSTRACT The studies of mammalian chromosomes have constituted an effective area of investigation to explain their relationship. The entire chromosome set of a species is known as a karyotype. Many rodent species show a tendency for extensive chromosomal variability within species and species complexes. PROCEED NOW […]

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Studies On Alterations Of Serum Proteins, Lipid Profile And Bilirubin Levels In Preeclamptic Women In Umuguma, Owerri

Studies on Alterations of Serum Proteins, Lipid Profile and Bilirubin Levels in Preeclamptic Women in Umuguma, Owerri. ABSTRACT This study was carried out to determine the levels of proteins, bilirubin and lipid profile of pre-eclamptic patients attending Imo state specialist hospital, Umuguma. Sixty(60) subjects aged 25-40 years were recruited for the study and they were […]

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Consequences of Disclosure among Adult People Living with HIV in Nigeria.

Consequences of Disclosure among Adult People Living with HIV in Nigeria. ABSTRACT HIV/AIDS is a disease of public health concern with 36.7 million people living with the disease worldwide. Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for 70% of the global burden. In Nigeria 3.5 million people are living with the disease. The prevalence in Akwa Ibom state is […]

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Drugs/Substances Abuse Among Students Of Kaduna Polytechnic

Drugs /Substances Abuse Among Students Of Kaduna Polytechnic. TABLE OF CONTENT Cover page Title page…………..i Declaration…………….ii Certification……..iii Dedication………….…iv Acknowledgement………v Table of content ………vi List of tables………..vii List of figures…….viii List of appendices…….ix Abstract…..x CHAPTER ONE 1.1 Introduction………1 1.2 Justification……..3 1.3 Aims and objectives….4 CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 Introduction………….……..6 2.2 Definitions of some terminologies……….7 2.3 […]

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Determining The Level Of Some Essential Trace Elements (Selenium, Copper, Zinc And Iodine) In Patients Suffering From Cardiac Diseases.

Determining The Level Of Some Essential Trace Elements (Selenium, Copper, Zinc And Iodine) In Patients Suffering From Cardiac Diseases. INTRODUCTION Background of study The heart like any other muscle in the body needs an adequate blood supply to provide oxygen so that the muscle can contract and pump blood to the rest of the body. […]

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Analysis To Determine The Prostate Cancer Prevalence, Awareness, Knowledge, Uptake Of Screening, And Their Associations With Socio-Demographic Variables Among Men Of 40 Years And Above

Analysis To Determine The Prostate Cancer Prevalence, Awareness, Knowledge, Uptake Of Screening, And Their Associations With Socio-Demographic Variables Among Men Of 40 Years And Above INTRODUCTION 1.1. Background to the study Prostate cancer (PC) is an adenocarcinoma of the male prostate gland. It is increasingly becoming an important health burden among men in the world […]

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Comparative Study Of Electrolyte Patterns In Sickle Cell Disease Patients In Owerri

Comparative Study Of Electrolyte Patterns In Sickle Cell Disease Patients In Owerri ABSTRACT A study on the comparative study of electrolyte patterns in sickle cell disease patients in Owerri was carried out. A total of 60 subjects between the ages of 18 and 40 years were randomly selected. 30 subjects were sickle cell disease patients […]

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The Association between Feeding Habit, Sedentary Behaviour and Overweight cum Obesity among Secondary School Adolescents in Owerri Imo State

The Association between Feeding Habit, Sedentary Behaviour and Overweight cum Obesity among Secondary School Adolescents in Owerri Imo State INTRODUCTION Background Information Feeding habit refers to the way a person or group eats, considered in terms of “What” type of food are eaten, in “What” quantities and “When”. Feeding habit vary from person to person […]

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