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African Health Sciences

African Health Sciences is an open access, free online, 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.

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Vol 14, No 3 (2014)

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Table of Contents

Articles

Ebola and other issues in the health sector in Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JK Tumwine
Ebola Viral Hemorrhagic Disease Outbreak in West Africa- Lessons from Uganda. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AK Mbonye, JF Wamala, M Nanyunja, A Opio, I Makumbi, JR Aceng 495-501
Dextrose boluses versus burette dextrose infusions in prevention of hypoglycemia among preterms admitted at Mulago Hospital: an open label randomized clinical trial. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E Kutamba, S Lubega, J Mugalu, J Ouma, E Mupere 502-509
Hypoglycaemia and hypocalcaemia as determinants of admission birth weight criteria for term stable low risk macrosomic neonates EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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VL Bandika, FN Were, ED Simiyu, DP Oyatsi 510-516
Neonatal mortality in a referral hospital in Cameroon over a seven year period: trends, associated factors and causes. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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ME Mah, A Chiabi, PFL Tchokoteu, S Nguefack, JB Bogne, H Siyou, FF Soh, E Mbonda, PF Tchokoteu 517-525
Glycosylated haemoglobin is markedly elevated in new and known diabetes patients with hyperglycaemic ketoacidosis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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CO Ekpebegh, B Longo-Mbenza, E Blanco-Blanco 526-532
Association of glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels with Iinsulin resistance in obese children. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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ZE Önal, V Atasayan, T Gürbüz, E Hepkaya, C Nuhoğlu 533-538
Impact of medication and psychological behaviour assessment by community pharmacists in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients after hospital stay EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SS Gangwar, N Monisha, J Nachiya, K Narasingarao, S Parimalakrishnan, SP Singh 539-550
Markers of liver function and inflammatory cytokines modulation by aerobic versus resisted exercise training for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis patients EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SMA El-Kader, OH Al-Jiffri, FM Al-Shreef 551-557
Health-related morphological characteristics and physiological fitness in connection with nutritional, socio-economic status, occupational workload of tea garden workers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P Sengupta, S Sahoo 558-563
In vitro evidence for bakuchiol’s influence towards drug metabolism through inhibition of UDP-glucuronosyltransferase (UGT) 2B7 EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Y Xu, P Li, X Zhang, J Wang, D Gu, Y Wang 564-569
Is neck circumference measurement an indicator for abdominal obesity? A pilot study on Turkish Adults EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Saka, P Türker, A Ercan, G Kızıltan, M Baş 570-575
Food label reading and understanding in parts of rural and urban Zimbabwe EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P Chopera, DT Chagwena, NGT Mushonga 576-584
Efficacy of low-pressure foam cleaning compared to conventional cleaning methods in the removal of bacteria from surfaces associated with convenience food EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AA Lambrechts, IS Human, JH Doughari, JFR Lues 585-592
Knowledge and prevalence of risk factors for arterial hypertension and blood pressure pattern among bankers and traffic wardens in Ilorin, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AG Salaudeen, OI Musa, OA Babatunde, OA Atoyebi, KA Durowade, LO Omokanye 593-599
Development, initial content validation and reliability of Nigerian Composite Lifestyle CVD risk factors questionnaire for adolescents EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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NA Odunaiya, QA Louw, K Grimmers-Somers, OS Ogah 600-608
Childhood acquired heart disease in Nigeria: an echocardiographic study from three centres EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EW Sadoh, CC Uzodimma, Q Daniels 609-616
Echocardiographic pattern and severity of valve dysfunction in children with rheumatic heart disease seen at Uganda Heart Institute, Mulago hospital. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Lubega, T Aliku, P Lwabi 617-625
Construction and evaluation of rats’ tolerogenic dendritic cells (DC) induced by NF-κB Decoy method EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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HM Jiang, YL Zhang, XF Yin, HG Hu, XL Hu, Y Fei, Y Tu, Y Zhang 626-633
Screening for hen’s egg and chicken meat specific IgE antibodies in Saudi patients with allergic disorders EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Z Shakoor, A Almogren, R Mohammed, W Hasanato, B Zahid 634-640
Isolation and purification of psoralen and isopsoralen and their efficacy and safety in the treatment of osteosarcoma in nude rats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H Lu, L Zhang, D Liu, P Tang, F Song 641-647
KGFR promotes Na+ channel expression in a rat acute lung injury model EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B Liu, X Lü, C Qi, S Zheng, M Zhou, J Wang, W Yin 648-656
B1 but not B2 bradykinin receptor agonists promote DU145 prostate cancer cell proliferation and migration EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N Naidu, JH Botha, S Naidoo 657-662
Effectiveness and costeffectiveness of screening immigrants schemes for tuberculosis (TB) on arrival from high TB endemic countries to low TB prevalent countries EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A FNS Sanneh, AM Al-Shareef 663-671
Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection among patients attending infertility and sexually transmitted diseases clinic (STD) in Kano, North Western Nigeria. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EO Nwankwo, NS Magaji 672-678
Basis of selection of first and second line highly active antiretroviral therapy for hiv/aids on genetic barrier to resistance: a literature review. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C Katusiime, P Ocama, A Kambugu 679-681
Prevalence and outcomes of acute kidney injury in term neonates with perinatal asphyxia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D Alaro, A Bashir, R Musoke, L Wanaiana 682-688
Normative ultrasound values of renal parenchymal thickness among adults in Enugu, South-East Nigeria. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C Eze, J Okoye, K Agwu 689-697
Management of LBP at primary care level in South Africa: up to standards? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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ME Major-Hesloot, LC Crous, K Grimmers-Somers, QA Louw 698-706
Risk factors for asthma exacerbation in patients presenting to an emergency unit of a national referral hospital in Kampala, Uganda. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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RE Sanya, BJ Kirenga, W Worodria, M Okot-Nwang 707-715
Biomechanical study of the funnel technique applied in thoracic pedicle screw replacement EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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YJ Huang, MX Peng, SQ He, LL Liu, MH Dai, C Tang 716-724
The protective effect of ginko bilboa leaves injection on the brain dopamine in the rat model of cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injury EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J Gu, XR He, LP Chen 725-728
Comparison of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma Patients in Rural and Urban Ghana EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AW Francis, ME Gyasi, M Adjuik, E Kesse, Y Chen, RSR Harrison, RA Kodjo 729-735
Update knowledge of dry mouth- A guideline for dentists EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AA Mohammed 736-742
Design and application of pulse information acquisition and analysis system with dynamic recognition in traditional Chinese medicine EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J Zhang, X Niu, X Yang, Q Zhu, H Li, X Wang, Z Zhang, H Sha 743-752
Antibacterial properties studies of trunk barks of terminalia ivorensis (Combretaceae), a commercial and medicinal specie, on some methicillin-resistant Staphylococci spp strains. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K Coulibaly, GN Zirihi, N Guessennd-Kouadio, KR Oussou, M Dosso 753-756
Value of heart-type fatty acid-binding protein (H-FABP) for emergency department patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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KY Banu, öd Niyazi, C Erdem, DHĐ Afşin, U Özlem, Ç Yasemin, I Afsin 757-762
Coats’ disease in Tanzania: first case report and literature review EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B Rugwizangoga, T Mwabili, P Meyer, J Kitinya 763-768
Seasonal ataxia: a case report of a disappearing disease EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AA Moyo, FM Bimbo, KM Adeyoyin, AV Nnaemeka, G Oluwatoyin, AV Oladeji 769-771
Spontaneous rupture of the middle colic artery resulting in delayed postpartum collapse: a case report EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AJ Randawa, V Ajayi, S Albert 772-773
Neurofibromas as bilateral cystic chest wall swellings. EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G Ugare, J Omotosho, A Anietefon, B Okon 774-776
Stray dog meat consumption and rabies EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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V Wiwanitkit 777
Acute organo-phosphorus pesticide poisoning, oxidative damage, haemoglobin level and total leukocyte EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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V Wiwanitkit 778
Health research in Africa: Are we communicating our findings to relevant stakeholders? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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IN Onyeka 779-781


African Health Sciences.   ISSN: 1680-6905