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African Health Sciences

The African Health Sciences is an internationally refereed journal publishing original articles on research, clinical practice, public health, policy, planning, implementation and evaluation, in the health and related sciences relevant to Africa and the tropics. African Health Sciences acknowledges support provided by the African Health Journals Partnership Project that is funded by the US National Institutes of Health (through the National Library of Medicine and the Fogarty International Center) and facilitated by the Council of Science Editors.Other websites related to this journal include:  http://www.bioline.org.br/hs

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Vol 14, No 1 (2014)

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Articles

Non communicable diseases and infections refuse to go away despite current knowledge and scientific advances. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JK Tumwine
Treatment non-adherence among patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes in ambulatory care settings in southwestern Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R Adisa, TO Fakeye 1-10
Impact of Mild versus Moderate Intensity Aerobic Walking Exercise Training on Markers of Bone Metabolism and Hand Grip Strength in Moderate Hemophilic A Patients EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Fadwa Al-Ghalib Al-Sharif, Osama Hussien Al-Jiffri, Shehab Mahmoud Abd El-Kader, Eman Mohamed Ashmawy 11-16
Cancer of the esophagus; histopathological sub-types in northern Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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ON Alema, B Iva 17-21
Enrichment and purification process of astragalosides and their anti-human gastric cancer MKN-74 cell proliferation effect EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Yang OuYang, JianHua Huang, ZingTing OuYang, Jin Kang 22-27
Quality of life in rectal cancer patients with permanent colostomy in Xi’an EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Xiuxiu Yang, Qin Li, Haihong Zhao, Junhua Li, Jiaobo Duan, Dandan Wang, Ningning Fang, Ping Zhu, Jufang Fu 28-36
Effect of Ginkgo biloba extract on the expressions of Cox-2 and GST-Pi in rats with hepatocellular carcinoma risk EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Chao Ou, Hai-Ping Zheng, Jian-Jia Su, Ji Cao, Guo-Jian Li, Le-Qun Li 37-48
Symptom clusters and quality of life in China patients with lung cancer undergoing chemotherapy EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Dandan Wang, Jufang Fu 49-55
Maxillofacial Tumors and Tumor-like Lesions in a Nigerian Teaching Hospital: an eleven year retrospective analysis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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GO Bassey, OD Osunde, CE Anyanechi 56-63
Removal of metallic foreign bodies embedded in soft tissues by stereotaxic approach EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Mehmet Fethi Ceylan, Savas Guner, Levent Ediz, Seyyid Serif Unsal, Daghan Isik 64-71
Young patient’s age determines pterygium recurrence after surgery EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P Anguria, S Ntuli, T Carmichael 72-76
Dentofacial injuries in commercial motorcycle accidents in Cameroon: Pattern and cost implication of care EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ashu Michael Agbor, Azodo Clement Chinedu, Barnabas Ebot-Tabi, Sudeshni Naidoo 77-82
Relationship between the morphology of A-1 segment of anterior cerebral artery and anterior communicating artery aneurysms EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Wenfeng Feng, Long Zhang, Weiguang Li, Guozhong Zhang, Xiaoyan He, Gang Wang, Mingzhou Li, Songtao Qi 83-88
Endovascular treatment of ruptured distal posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysms:report of 11 cases EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Zhuang Chen, Lin Li, Fanghe Gong, Weimin Wang 89-93
The New Diagnostic Marker For Acute Pulmonary Embolism In Emergency Department; Mean Platelet Volume EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Fahrettin Talay, Tarık Ocak, Aytekin Alcelik, Kurşat Erkuran, Akcan Akkaya, Arif Duran, Abdullah Demirhan, Ozlem Kar Kurt, Zehra Asuk 94-99
The phenomenon of diminishing –returns in the use of bed nets and indoor house spraying and the emerging place of antimalarial medicines in the control of malaria in Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Charles L Sezi 100-110
Synergistic effect of aqueous extract of Telfaria occidentalis on the biological activities of artesunate in Plasmodium berghei infected mice EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Olayemi M Adegbolagun, O Benjamin Emikpe, O IbukunOluwa Woranola, Ogunremi Yetunde 111-118
A Three Year Retrospective Study on Seroprevalence of Syphilis among Pregnant Women at Gondar University Teaching Hospital, Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Abate Assefa 119-124
Seroprevalence of cytomegalovirus among pregnant women attending Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital Kano, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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KM Hamid, AB Onoja, UA Tofa, KN Garba 125-130
Effects of supplemental measles immunization on cases of measles admitted at the Wesley guild hospital, Ilesa, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Kuti Bankole Peter, Adegoke Samuel Ademola, Oyelami Akibu Oyeku 131-135
Serum zinc levels in hospitalized children with acute lower respiratory infections in the north-central region of Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Rasheedat Mobolaji Ibraheem, AbdulWahab Babatunde Rotimi Johnson, Aishatu Ahmed Abdulkarim, Sikiru A Biliaminu 136-142
Presentation and Outcome of Tuberculous Meningitis among Children: Experiences from a Tertiary Children’s Hospital EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Nabukeera-Barungi Nicolette, Jo Wilmshurst, Rudzani Muloiwa, Nuttall James 143-149
Effectiveness of counseling at primary health facilities: Level of knowledge of antenatal attendee and their attitude on Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV in primary health facilities in Dar es salaam, Tanzania EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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PJT Wangwe, M Nyasinde, DSK Charles 150-156
Prevalence and associated factors of tuberculosis treatment outcome among hazardous or harmful alcohol users in public primary health care in South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K Peltzer, JS Louw 157-166
Activities of selected medicinal plants against multi-drug resistant Gram-negative bacteria in Cameroon EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AT Mbaveng, MES Tchana, AG Fankam, ET Nkwengoua, JA Seukep, FK Tchouani, B Nyassé, V Kuete 167-172
In vitro evidence of baicalein’s inhibition of the metabolism of zidovudine (AZT) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ling-Ting Kong, Hai-Yan Yang, Feng-Xia Yu 173-177
Evaluation of haematological, hepatic and renal functions of petroleum tanker drivers in Lagos, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Olufunsho Awodele, Ademola A Sulayman, Alade Akintonwa 178-184
In vitro evidence for endocrine-disrupting chemical (EDC)’s inhibition of drug metabolism EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Wei-Ping Li, Yu-Feng Wang, Jian Gao, Ming-Lian Yu, Yan-Yang Tu, Yuan-Qing Yao 185-188
Correlation between the cystathionine-r-lyase (CES) and the severity of peptic ulcer disease EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Xiong Chen, Ying-Chun Wan, Tao Guo, Can-Xia Xu, Fen Wang 189-194
Locomotor differences in Mongolian gerbils with the effects of midazolam administration in the form of eye drops EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Akcan Akkaya, Umit Y Tekelioglu, Abdullah Demirhan, Mesut Erdurmus, Tayfun Apuhan, Hakan Bayir, Erol Ayaz, Hasan Kocoglu 195-200
Review of the Chemistry and Pharmacology of 7-Methyljugulone EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Armelle T Mbaveng, Victor Kuete 201-205
The influence of bile acids homeostasis by cryptotanshinone-containing herbs EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Chengcheng Gao, Tianheng Ma, Liqun Pang, Rui Xie 206-210
India, Laos and South Africa Reject Sponsorship and Gifts from Formula Companies EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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June P Brady, Leila Srour 211-215
Evaluation of Chromosomal Abnormalities and Common Trombophilic Mutations in Cases with Recurrent Miscarriage EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ahmet Karatas, Recep Eroz, Mustafa Albayrak, Tulay Ozlu, Bulent Cakmak, Fatih Keskin 216-222
A case of anomalous origin of the left coronary artery presenting with acute myocardial infarction and cardiovascular collapse EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Twalib O Aliku, Sulaiman Lubega, Peter Lwabi 223-227
How medical education can contribute towards the reduction of maternal mortality in Angola: the teaching/learning process of Gynecology and Obstetrics EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Mendes, J Barbosa, E Loureiro, MA Ferreira 228-236
Burnout and psychological distress among nurses in a Nigerian tertiary health institution EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Fe Okwaraji, Aguwa En 237-245
Sonographic Determination of Spleen to Left Kidney Ratio among Igbo School age Children of South east, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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CU Eze, KK Agwu, DN Ezeasor, KK Agwuna, AE Aronu 246-254
Compliance with Iron-folic acid (IFA) therapy among pregnant women in an urban area of South India EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P Mithra, B Unnikrishnan, T Rekha, K Nithin, K Mohan, V Kulkarni, R Holla, D Agarwal 255-260
The importance of the mean platelet volume in the diagnosis of supraventricular tachycardia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Tarık Ocak, Alim Erdem, Arif Duran, Ümit Yaşar Tekelioğlu, Serkan Öztürk, Suzi Selim Ayhan, Mehmet Fatih Özlü, Mehmet Yazıcı 261-266
Is there any relationship between RDW levels and atrial fibrillation in hypertensive patient? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Savas Sarıkaya, Şafak Şahin, Lütfi Akyol, Elif Börekçi, Yunus Keser Yılmaz, Fatih Altunkaş, Kayıhan Karaman 267-272


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