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Evaluation of the acute and sub acute toxicity of Annona senegalensis root bark extracts

By Theophine C Okoye, Peter A Akah, et al

Evaluation of the acute and sub acute toxicity of Annona senegalensis root bark extracts

Published: 23/05/2012

Tags: Annona senegalensis Subacute toxicity Rats Hematology Histopathology

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Emergency contraception; knowledge, perception and practice among female undergraduates in a University community in Nigeria

By Nwagha Uchenna Ifeanyi, Ugwu Emmanuel Onyebuchi, et al

Emergency contraception; knowledge, perception and practice among female undergraduates in a University community in Nigeria

Published: 05/07/2008

Tags: Emergency, contraception, undergraduates, Sexual intercourse, unwanted pregnancies.

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Effect of Orthostasis on Endothelial Function: A Gender Comparative Study

By Nandu Goswami, Paavan Gorur, et al

Effect of Orthostasis on Endothelial Function: A Gender Comparative Study

Published: 05/08/2012

Tags: Orthostasis, Endothelial Function

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Antimicrobial Effects of a Lipophilic Fraction and Kaurenoic Acid Isolated from the Root Bark Extracts of Annona senegalensis

By Theophine Chinwuba Okoye, Peter Achunike Akah, et al

Antimicrobial Effects of a Lipophilic Fraction and Kaurenoic Acid Isolated from the Root Bark Extracts of Annona senegalensis

Published: 04/07/2012

Tags: Antimicrobial, Lipophilic, Annona senegalensis

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Compliance to correct dose of chloroquine in uncomplicated malaria correlates with improvement in the condition of rural Nigerian children

By P. O. Okonkwo, C. O. Akpala, et al

Compliance to correct dose of chloroquine in uncomplicated malaria correlates with improvement in the condition of rural Nigerian children

Published: 05/06/2001

Tags: malaria, chemotherapy, chloroquine, compliance, packaging, children, health education, Nigeria

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COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF ACTIVE LEARNING AND THE TRADITIONAL LECTURES IN PHYSIOLOGY: A CASE STUDY OF 200 LEVEL MEDICAL LABORATORY STUDENTS OF IMO STATE UNIVERSITY, OWERRI.

By U. S. B. Anyaehie, Ed. Nwobodo, et al

COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF ACTIVE LEARNING AND THE TRADITIONAL LECTURES IN PHYSIOLOGY: A CASE STUDY OF 200 LEVEL MEDICAL LABORATORY STUDENTS OF IMO STATE UNIVERSITY, OWERRI.

Published: 05/07/2007

Tags: Medical education, active learning, cohort, students

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Biochemical Indices on Coconut Water for Packaging as Infusion Fluid and its Effect on Kidney Function of Fasted Wister Rats Citation: Igbokwe., et al. “Biochemical Indices on Coconut Water f

By Gabriel Ejike Igbokwe, David Chibuike Ikwuka, et al

Biochemical Indices on Coconut Water for Packaging as Infusion Fluid and its Effect on Kidney Function of Fasted Wister Rats Citation: Igbokwe., et al. “Biochemical Indices on Coconut Water for Packaging as Infusion Fluid and its Effect on Kidney Function of Fasted Wister Rats”. EC Endocrinology and Metabolic Research 5.10 (2020): 03-08. Abstract Background/Aim: Coconut water (Cocos nucifera L.) is an ancient tropical beverage whose popularity on the international market has been continuously increasing in recent years. This research was aimed to evaluate the potential effect of Coconut water of wistar albino rats exposed to stress. Materials and Methods: Qualitative analysis was carried out on the coconut water to test for glucose, sucrose, fructose using Benedict’s test, hydrolysis test and Seliwanoff’s test respectively. Mineral elements analysis for sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium were conducted using Varian AA240 Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer. Quantitative analysis of ascorbic acid and chloride were determined using titration method. A total of twenty (20) male wistar albino rats with mean weight of 150g was used for this studies. They were divided into four groups with five rats in each. Group A, B and C are the normal control, positive control and negative control respectively. Group D was the treated group. The animals were stressed (water starved) for 48 hours before the commencement of the treatment. The coconut water was the administered to Albino rats orally for 7 days to observe its effect on the rats. These rats were starved for 48 hours as a means of inducing stress then given coconut water as well as feed. Results: The results showed the presence of glucose, fructose, sucrose, sodium ppm 3.102, calcium ppm 19.090, potassium ppm 1.344 and magnesium ppm 18.968. It also showed the presence of ascorbic acid in the quantity 4.403 mg and the absence of chloride which can be gotten by the addition of iodized salt. There was observed weight increase as well as a significant decrease in serum level of Urea and significant decrease in serum level of creatinine (p < 0.05) using the control group as reference. Conclusion: Coconut water is a good and healthy supplement for infusion fluids because of the sugars and nutrients it contains since an infusion fluid can only provide the body with sugars and fluid. It should be taken into consideration that the nutrient present in coconut water can differ depending on region, cultivation practices as well as condition of soil. The Young Tender Coconut market could be a solution for regional markets but research on the preservation of the fruits will need future efforts, especially in the coating and packaging fields. Keywords: Coconut Water; Mineral Elements; Infusion; Nutrients; Kidney

Published: 20/09/2020

Tags: Coconut Water; Mineral Elements; Infusion; Nutrients; Kidney

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Asymptomatic malaria parasitemia does not induce additional oxidative stress in pregnant women of South East Nigeria

By Uchenna Ifeanyi Nwagha, Tochukwu Christopher Okeke, et al

Asymptomatic malaria parasitemia does not induce additional oxidative stress in pregnant women of South East Nigeria

Published: 20/03/2011

Tags: AOsxyidmaptitvoem sattriecs smalaria parasitemia PArnetgionxaindcaynts vitamins Nigeria

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Asymptomatic Plasmodium parasitaemia in pregnant Nigerian women: almost a decade after Roll Back Malaria

By Uchenna Ifeanyi Nwagha, Valentine Onyebuchi Ugwu, et al

Asymptomatic Plasmodium parasitaemia in pregnant Nigerian women: almost a decade after Roll Back Malaria

Published: 05/09/2008

Tags: Malaria; Plasmodium; Parasitaemia; Anaemia; Pregnancy; Nigeria

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Asymptomatic malaria parasitemia does not induce additional oxidative stress in pregnant women of South East Nigeria

By Uchenna Ifeanyi Nwagha, Tochukwu Christopher Okeke, et al

Asymptomatic malaria parasitemia does not induce additional oxidative stress in pregnant women of South East Nigeria

Published: 20/03/2011

Tags: AOsxyidmaptitvoem sattriecs smalaria parasitemia PArnetgionxaindcaynts vitamins Nigeria

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Aqueous Extract of Ipomoea batatas Reduces Food Intake in Male Wistar Rats: A Pilot Study

By Olubobokun Th, Aluko Eo, et al

Aqueous Extract of Ipomoea batatas Reduces Food Intake in Male Wistar Rats: A Pilot Study

Published: 07/07/2014

Tags: Food intake, Ipomoea batatas, Satiety, Sweet potato

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STUDENTS PERFORMANCE AND PERCEPTION OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY: FEEDBACK FOR INNOVATIVE CURRICULAR REFORM IN A NIGERIAN MEDICAL SCHOOL

By Ed Nwobodo, U. B. Anyaehie, et al

STUDENTS PERFORMANCE AND PERCEPTION OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY: FEEDBACK FOR INNOVATIVE CURRICULAR REFORM IN A NIGERIAN MEDICAL SCHOOL

Published: 04/06/2009

Tags: Students, horizontal integration, learning experiences, curriculum.

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Anticonvulsant effects of a glycoside isolated from the leaf of Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv

By Emmanuel E. Ilodigwe, Peter A. Akah, et al

Anticonvulsant effects of a glycoside isolated from the leaf of Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv

Published: 05/09/2010

Tags: Spathodea campanulata, glycoside, anticonvulsant, pentylenetetrazole, electro shock

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Anti-plasmodial and antioxidant activities of methanol extract of the fresh leaf of Lophira lanceolata (Ochnaceae)

By Collins Azubuike Onyeto, Peter Achunike Akah, et al

Anti-plasmodial and antioxidant activities of methanol extract of the fresh leaf of Lophira lanceolata (Ochnaceae)

Published: 05/05/2014

Tags: Lophira lanceolata, anti-plasmodial, anti-oxidant, plasmodium berghei, DPPH, hydrogen peroxide, albino mice.

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A Comparison of Capillary and Venous Blood Haematocrits of Pregnant Women in Nigeria: The Impact on Diagnosis and Prevalence of Anaemia in Pregnancy

By Cyril Chukwudi Dim, Emmanuel Onyebuchi Ugwu, et al

A Comparison of Capillary and Venous Blood Haematocrits of Pregnant Women in Nigeria: The Impact on Diagnosis and Prevalence of Anaemia in Pregnancy

Published: 28/01/2014

Tags: capillary, venous, blood, Haematocrits, pregnancy

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