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African Health Sciences - Vol 13, No 3 (2013)

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Editorial: Non-communicable diseases are reaching epidemic proportions: evidence from low and middle income countries EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JK Tumwine i-iv
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.94044
A comparative study of the effect of diet and soda carbonated drinks on the histology of the cerebellum of adult female albino Wistar rats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MA Eluwa, II Inyangmme, AO Akpantah, TB Ekanem, MB Ekong, OR Asuquo, AA Nwakanma 541-545
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.1
Overnight soaking or boiling of “Matooke” to reduce potassium content for patients with chronic kidney disease: Does it really work? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J Asiimwe, LF Sembajwe, A Senoga, E Bakiika, H Muwonge, R Kalyesubula 546-550
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.2
Probe substrate and enzyme source-dependent inhibition of UDP-glucuronosyltransferase (UGT) 1A9 by wogonin EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C Gao, R Xie, T Ma, W Yan, L Pang 551-555
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.3
In vitro evidence of possible influence of scutellarein towards bile acids’ metabolism EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Z Shu-Yao, J Hong, L Chao-Xian, Z Zhi-Wei, D Xin, C Lei 556-559
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.4
Reduction of angiocidin contributes to decreased HepG2 cell proliferation EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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XG Guan, XQ Guan, K Feng, R Jian, D Tian, D Tian, HB Tong, X Sun 560-564
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.5
Serum paraoxonase activity and lipid hydroperoxide levels in adult football players after three days football tournament EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Atli 565-570
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.6
Effect of interval training programme on pulse pressure in the management of hypertension: A randomized controlled trial EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L Sikiru, GC Okoye 571-578
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.7
Patient related factors for optimal blood pressure control in patients with hypertension EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Y-B Wang, D-G Kong, L-L Ma, L-X Wang 579-583
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.8
D-Dimer assay as a non invasive test for the diagnosis of left atrial Thrombi in Indian patients with Rheumatic MS EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Rajappa, STN Roy, A Raj, V Trehan, V Mallika 584-589
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.9
The importance of the mean platelet volume in the diagnosis of supraventricular tachycardia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T Ocak, A Erdem, A Duran, U Tekelioglu, S Öztürk, S Ayhan, FM Özlü, M Yazici 590-594
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.10
Gender specific pattern of left ventricular cardiac adaptation to hypertension and obesity in a tertiary health facility in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AA Akintunde, Y Oladosu, OG Opadijo 595-600
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.11
Serum zinc values in children with congenital heart disease EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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WE Sadoh, AE Sadoh 601-606
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.12
Underlying congenital heart disease in Nigerian children with pneumonia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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WE Sadoh, WO Osarogiagbon 607-612
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.13
Epilepsy and its effects on children and families in rural Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MB Duggan 613-623
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.14
Psychiatric morbidity in stroke patients attending a neurology clinic in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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PO Ajiboye, OA Abiodun, MF Tunde-Ayinmode, OIN Buhari, EO Sanya, KW Wahab 624-631
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.15
Quality of life amongst young adults with stroke living in Kenya EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G Muli, A Rhoda 632-638
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.16
Sexual dysfunction in Nigerian stroke survivors EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AO Akinpelu, AA Osose, AC Odole, NA Odunaiya 639-645
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.17
Activity limitations and factors influencing functional outcome of patients with stroke following rehabilitation at a specialised facility in the Western Cape EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C Joseph, A Rhoda 646-654
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.18
Insulin resistance in Nigerians with essential hypertension EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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TO Akande, JO Adeleye, S Kadiri 655-660
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.19
Asymptomatic bacteriuria in diabetes mellitus patients in Southwest Cameroon EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MEA Bissong, PN Fon, FO Tabe-Besong, TN Akenji 661-666
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.20
Weight reduction improves markers of hepatic function and insulin resistance in type-2 diabetic patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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O Al-Jiffri, FM Al-Sharif, SM El-Kader, EM Ashmawy 667-672
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.21
Effects of traditional Chinese medicine on rats with Type II diabetes induced by high-fat diet and streptozotocin: A urine metabonomic study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H Zhao, Z Li, G Tian, K Gao, Li Zhiyong, B Zhao, J Wang, L Luo, Q Pan, W Zhang, Z Wu, J Chen, W Wang 673-681
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.22
Impact of weight loss on markers of systemic inflammation in obese Saudi children with asthma EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MS El- Kader, O Al-Jiffri, EM Ashmawy 682-688
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.23
Garlic and onion sensitization among Saudi patients screened for food allergy: A hospital based study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Almogren, Z Shakoor, MH Adam 689-693
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.24
Determinants of health related quality of life in a sample of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Nigeria using the St. George’s respiratory questionnaire EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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DO Obaseki, GE Erhabor, OF Awopeju, JE Obaseki, OO Adewole 694-702
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.25
Diagnostic value of glypican-3 in alpha fetoprotein negative hepatocellular carcinoma patients EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B Li, H Liu, HW Shang, P Li, N Li, HG Ding 703-709
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.26
Immunohistochemical expression of latent membrane protein 1 (LMP1) and p53 in nasopharyngeal carcinoma: Moroccan experience EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I Tabyaoui, Z Serhier, S Sahraoui, S Sayd, R Cadi, OM Bennani, A Benider, S Zamiati, JN Tahiri 710-717
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.27
Environmental exposure to carcinogens in northwestern Cameroon EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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DS Nsagha, AJ Sasco, JCN Assob, AL Njunda, CW Shey, HLF Kamga 718-724
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.28
Chronic inflammatory cells and damaged limbal cells in pterygium EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P Anguria, T Carmichael, S Ntuli, J Kitinya 725-730
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.29
Factors affecting mortality of critical care trauma patients EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AF Hefny, K Idris, HO Eid, FM Abu-Zidan 731-735
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.30
A huge low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma of small bowel mesentery simulating hyper immune splenomegaly syndrome: A case report and review of literature EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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OI Alatise, OA Oke, OO Olaofe, GO Omoniyi-Esan, ARK Adesunkanmi 736-740
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.31
Upper GI bleeding among neonates admitted to Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda: A prospective cohort study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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OM Ombeva, G Ndeezi, J Mugalu 741-747
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.32
To drain or not to drain after thyroid surgery: A randomized controlled trial at a tertiary Hospital in East Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SE Kalemera, J Fualal, J Jombwe, M Galukande 748-755
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.33
Effect of wound infiltration with bupivacaine on pulmonary function after elective lower abdominal operations EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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OA Ige, BO Bolaji, IK Kolawole 756-761
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.34
Camel-related pancreatico-duodenal injuries: A report of three cases and review of literature EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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FM Abu-Zidan, AF Hefny, H Mousa, FC Torab, I Hassan 762-767
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.35
The prevalence of postoperative pain in the first 48 hours following day surgery at a tertiary hospital in Nairobi EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G Mwaka, S Thikra, V Mung’ayi 768-776
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.36
Beyond prevalence and pattern: problematic extent of alcohol and substance use among adolescents in Ibadan South-west Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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O Atilola, O Ayinde, O Adeitan 777-784
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.37
Smokeless tobacco use, tooth loss and oral health issues among adults in Cameroon EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MA Agbor, CC Azodo, TSM Tefouet 785-790
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.38
Sociodemographic and substance use correlates of repeated relapse among patients presenting for relapse treatment at an addiction treatment center in Kolkata, India EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Sau, A Mukherjee, N Manna, S Sanyal 791-799
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.39
Perceptions and preferences of medical students regarding teaching methods in a Medical College, Mangalore India EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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KM Papanna, V Kulkarni, D Tanvi, V Lakshmi, L Kriti, B Unnikrishnan, S Akash, S Tejesh, KS Sumit 808-813
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.41
Factors influencing the choice of surgery as a career by preregistration interns EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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TA Lawal, AO Afolabi 814-819
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.42
Patients’ knowledge and perceived reactions to medical errors in a tertiary health facility in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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BA Ushie, KK Salami, AS Jegede, M Oyetunde 820-828
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.43
Differential returns from globalization to women smallholder coffee and food producers in rural Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JM Kanyamurwa, S Wamala, R Baryamutuma, E Kabwama, R Loewenson 829-841
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.44
Steroid induced diabetes mellitus in patients receiving prednisolone for haematological disorders EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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TR Kotila, T Olutogun, A Ipadeola 842-844
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.45
Medication errors in anaesthetic practice: A report of two cases and review of the literature EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E Ogboli-Nwasor 845-849
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.46
Vitamin B12 deficiency presenting as an acute confusional state: A case report and review of literature EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D Kibirige, C Wekesa, M Kaddu-Mukasa, M Waiswa 850-852
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.47
A report of three cases of jaundice with thyrotoxicosis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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TO Akande, WO Balogun 853-856
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i3.48


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