PROMOTING ACCESS TO AFRICAN RESEARCH

African Health Sciences - Vol 17, No 2 (2017)

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Editorial: Infections, reproductive health, non - communicable diseases and health systems dominate articles in this June issue of African Health Sciences EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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James K. Tumwine
The burden, pattern and factors that contribute to periportal fibrosis in HIV-infected patients in an S. mansoni endemic rural Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ponsiano Ocama, Kenneth Christopher Opio, Emmanuel Seremba, Paul Ajal, Betty Stephanie Apica, Emmanuel Odongo Aginya 301-307
Effect of vitamin A and vitamin C supplementation on oxidative stress in HIV and HIV-TB co-infection at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Oluwamayowa Makinde, Kunle Rotimi, Victor Ikumawoyi, Titilope Adeyemo, Sunday Olayemi 308-314
Demographic and epidemiological characteristics of HIV opportunistic infections among older adults in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Joshua O. Akinyemi, Babatunde O. Ogunbosi, Adetona S. Fayemiwo, Olubukola A. Adesina, Michael Obaro, Modupe A. Kuti, Olutosin A. Awolude, David O. Olaleye, Isaac F. Adewole 315-321
Isolation and evaluation of Candida species and their association with CD4+ T cells counts in HIV patients with diarrhoea EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ayobami Awoyeni, Olarinde Olaniran, Babatunde Odetoyin, Rachel Hassan-Olajokun, Bolatito Olopade, David Afolayan, Oluwakayode Adekunle 322-329
Risk factors associated with acquiring superficial fungal infections in school children in South Western Nigeria: a comparative study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Olaide Oke Olutoyin, Olaniyi Onayemi, Akinlolu Omisore Gabriel 330-336
Effect of smoking on acute phase reactants, stress hormone responses and vitamin C in pulmonary tuberculosis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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John O. Opolot, Annette J. Theron, Patrick MacPhail, Charles Feldman, Ronald Anderson 337-345
Dissemination and genetic support of broad-spectrum beta-lactam-resistant Escherichia coli strain isolated from two Tunisian hospitals during 2004-2012 EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Khaoula Ayari, Amel Bourouis, Hela Chihi, Sihem Mahrouki, Thierry Naas, Omrane Belhadj 346-355
Molecular screening of antibiotic-resistant determinants among multidrug-resistant clinical isolates of Proteus mirabilis from SouthWest Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Olumuyiwa Samuel Alabi, Nuno Mendonça, Olufemi Ezekiel Adeleke, Gabriela Jorge da Silva 356-365
Osteopontin as a marker for response to pegylated interferon Alpha-2b treatment in Chronic HCV Saudi patients EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Yousri Mostafa Hussein, Ayman Alhazmi, Saad Alzahrani, Ahmad El-Askary, Abdulrahman Alghamdy, Eman Bayomy, Assmaa Selim, Mohammed Alghamdy 366-372
A VAR2CSA:CSP conjugate capable of inducing dual specificity antibody responses EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Sungwa Matondo, Susan Thrane, Christoph Mikkel Janitzek, Reginald Adolph Kavishe, Steven Boniface Mwakalinga, Thor Grundtvig Theander, Ali Salanti, Morten Agertoug Nielsen, Adam Frederik Sander 373-381
A qualitative study of sexual health education among Iranian engaged couples EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Zahra Bostani Khalesi, Masoumeh Simbar, Seyed Ali Azin 382-390
Does female education explain the disparity in the use of antenatal and natal services in Nigeria? Evidence from demographic and health survey data EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Abubakar Sadiq Umar 391-399
Factors influencing women’s utilization of public health care services during childbirth in Malawi Public health facility utilization EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Kennedy Machira, Martin Palamuleni 400-408
Uptake of long-acting reversible contraceptive devices in Western region of the Gambia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Matthew Anyanwu, Bom Wekye Ndam Alida 409-417
Evidence for decreasing sperm count in African population from 1965 to 2015 EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Pallav Sengupta, Uchenna Nwagha, Sulagna Dutta, Elzbieta Krajewska-Kulak, Emmanuel Izuka 418-427
Allostatic load and heart rate variability as health risk indicators EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Margaretha Viljoen, Nicolaas Claassen 428-435
An under-diagnosed geriatric syndrome: sleep disorders among older adults EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Asli Tufan, Birkan Ilhan, Gulistan Bahat, Mehmet Akif Karan 436-444
Biochemical markers of mineral bone disorder in South African patients on maintenance haemodialysis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Waziri Bala, Duarte Raquel, Naicker Saraladevi 445-452
Changes in mediators of inflammation and pro-thrombosis after 12 months of dietary modification in adults with metabolic syndrome EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S.K. Rahamon, U.A. Fabian, M.A. Charles-Davies, J.A. Olaniyi, A.A. Fasanmade, K.S. Akinlade, O.E. Oyewole, M.O. Owolabi, J.R. Adebusuyi, O.O. Hassan, B.M. Ajobo, M.O. Ebesunun, K Adigun, O.O. Popoola, W Omiyale, O.G. Arinola, E.O. Agbedana 453-462
Prevalence, severity and factors associated with peripheral neuropathy among newly diagnosed diabetic patients attending Mulago hospital: a cross-sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Twaha Kisozi, Edris Mutebi, Musubire Kisekka, Samden Lhatoo, Martha Sajatovic, Mark Kaddumukasa, Fredrick Nelson Nakwagala, Elly Katabira 463-473
Expression of miR-126 and its potential function in coronary artery disease EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Xiaoyan Wang, Yajun Lian, Xin Wen, Jing Guo, Zhiping Wang, Sheng Jiang, Yaodong Hu 474-480
Assessment of hospital-based adult triage at emergency receiving areas in hospitals in Northern Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Keneth Opiro, Lee Wallis, Martin Ogwang 481-490
Distraction-related road traffic collisions EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Hani O. Eid, Fikri M. Abu-Zidan 491-499
Effect of low-dose ketamine on post-operative serum IL-6 production among elective surgical patients: a randomized clinical trial EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Tonny Stone Luggya, Tony Roche, Lameck Ssemogerere, Andrew Kintu, John Mark Kasumba, Arthur Kwizera, Jose V.B. Tindimwebwa 500-507
Major limb amputations in a tertiary hospital in North Western Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Chikwendu Nwosu, Misbau O. Babalola, Muhammad H. Ibrahim, Siyaka I. Suleiman 508-512
Disordered eating attitudes: demographic and clinico-anthropometric correlates among a sample of Nigerian students EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Babatunde Fadipe, Motunrayo Atinuke Oyelohunnu, Andrew Toyin Olagunju, Olatunji Francis Aina, Abiola Adelphine Akinbode, Tajudeen Folorunsho Suleiman 513-523
Lifestyle factors influencing bone health in young adult women in Saudi Arabia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Lina F. Hammad, Nada Benajiba 524-531
Secular trend of the leading causes of death in China from 2003 to 2013 EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Yongcheng Ren, Ming Zhang, Xinping Luo, Jingzhi Zhao, Lei Yin, Chao Pang, Tianping Feng, Shu Wang, Bingyuan Wang, Hongyan Zhang, Xiangyu Yang, Dongsheng Hu 532-537
Family type, domestic violence and under-five mortality in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ayotunde Titilayo, Oludare O. Anuodo, Martin E. Palamuleni 538-548
Near vision spectacle coverage and barriers to near vision correction among adults in the Cape Coast Metropolis of Ghana EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Michael Ntodie, Sampson L. Abu, Samuel Kyei, Samuel Abokyi, Emmanuel K. Abu 549-555
Why should modified Atkins diet be encouraged for treating epilepsy in emerging countries? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Amal Satte, Eric Heath Kossoff, Mohamed Belghiti, Abderrahim Zerhouni, Hamid Ouhabi, Hassania Guerinech, Jamal Mounach 556-558
Vitamin B6 and homocysteine levels in carbamazepine treated epilepsy of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Shakirullah Shakir, Niaz Ali, Zia Udin, Haleema Nazish, Muhammad Nabi 559-565
Characterization and antitumor activity of camptothecin from endophytic fungus Fusarium solani isolated from Camptotheca acuminate EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Xueqin Ran, Gen Zhang, Sheng Li, Jiafu Wang 566-574
Psychosocial health challenges of the elderly in Nigeria: a narrative review EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Victor J. Animasahun, Helena J. Chapman 575-583
Responsible conduct of research: enhancing local opportunities EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Erisa S. Mwaka 584-590
Effect of economic and security challenges on the Nigerian health sector EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Folashade T. Alloh, Pramod R. Regmi 591-592
Recovery from severe dysphagia in systemic sclerosis - myositis overlap: a case report EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Keith J. Chinniah, Girish M. Mody 593-596
Letter to editor: Humidity is an ambient parameter to development of Zika virus: an Indonesian case EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ramadhan Tosepu 597-598
Letter to editor: Emerging epidemic of drug resistant tuberculosis in vulnerable populations of developing countries EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Hafiza Jawairia Hashmi, Hasnain Javed, Nazia Jamil 599-602


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