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African Health Sciences - Vol 18, No 2 (2018)

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Sexuality and other issues in Africa and beyond EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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James K Tumwine i-iii
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.1
Child sexual abuse and disclosure in South Western Nigeria: a community based study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Nkiruka David, Oliver Ezechi, Agatha Wapmuk, Titilola Gbajabiamila, Aigbe Ohihoin, Ebiere Herbertson, Kofoworola Odeyemi 199-208
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.2
Sexuality experiences of secondary school students in Nakuru, Kenya: a cross-sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Tammary Esho, Arun Datta, Samuel Muniu 209-217
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.3
Peer pressure and home environment as predictors of disruptive and risky sexual behaviours of secondary school adolescents EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Dorothy Ebere Adimora, Immaculata Nwakaego Akaneme, Eucharia Nchedo Aye 218-226
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.4
Effect of pregnancy on sexual function of couples EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Zahra Bostani Khalesi, Mahshid Bokaie, Seyedeh Maryam Attari 227-234
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.5
How do Spondias mombin L (Anacardiaceae) leaves extract increase uterine smooth muscle contractions to facilitate child birth in parturient women? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Tcha Pakoussi, Aklesso P Mouzou, Kossi Metowogo, Kodjo A Aklikokou, Messanvi Gbeassor 235-243
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.6
Estimation of salivary cortisol level in post-menopausal women with psychosomatic disorders EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Rao Kumuda, Kumari Suchetha, Subhas Babu G, Urvashi Shetty A, Ullal Harshini 244-252
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.7
Quinine inhibits ovulation and produces oxidative stress in the ovary of cyclic Sprague-Dawley rats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Stella Chinwe Gbotolorun, Oghenevwakpeje Inikori, Olawande Damilola Bamisi, Abraham Adewale Adepoju Osinubi, Abayomi Olugbenga Okanlawon 253-259
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.8
An eight cytokine signature identified from peripheral blood serves as a fingerprint for hepatocellular cancer diagnosis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Jing Shen, Hua Wu, Ning Peng, Jie Cai 260-266
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.9
Interleukin-6 gene -572G/C polymorphism and prostate cancer risk EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Yingwei Wang, Xin Chen, Yafei Chen 267-272
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.10
Fibroadenoma of the breast in a South African population -a pilot study of the diagnostic accuracy of fine needle aspirate cytology and breast ultrasonography EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Sumana Pillay, Shalen Cheddie, Yoshan Moodley 273-280
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.11
Histo-pathological pattern of intracranial tumours in the National Hospital, Abuja EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Paul Jibrin, Kaunda Ibebuike, Aisha Nabila Ado-wanka 281-286
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.12
Biochemical markers as diagnostic/prognostic indicators for ischemic disease EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Alkireidmi M A, Al-Abbasi F A, Mehanna M G, Said S Moselhy 287-294
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.13
Diagnostic utility of, and influence of tobacco usage and genetic predisposition on, immunoglobulin A, rheumatoid factor and anti-citrullinated peptide auto-antibodies in South African rheumatoid arthritis patients EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Pieter Meyer, Mahmood Ally, Bridget Hodkinson, Ronald Anderson, Mohammed Tikly 295-303
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.14
Repeatability and reproducibility of retinal nerve fibre layer thickness measurements with the iVue-100 optical coherence tomographer EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Nishanee Rampersad, Rekha Hansraj 304-312
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.15
Prevalence of hearing loss at primary health care clinics in South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Christine Louw, De Wet Swanepoel, Robert H Eikelboom, Jannie Hugo 313-320
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.16
The biomechanics of lower limb injuries in frontal-impact road traffic collisions EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Mohannad B Ammori, Fikri M Abu-Zidan 321-332
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.17
MicroRNA expression profiling in human acute organophosphorus poisoning and functional analysis of dysregulated miRNAs EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Haijun Yuan, Mei Yuan, Yonghong Tang, Biao Wang, Xiangyang Zhan 333-342
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.18
B-mode sonographic evaluation of optic nerve sheath diameter and lens thickness in Nigerian adults with glaucoma EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Achimugu G Omatiga, Oluwatoyin H Onakpoya, Bukunmi M Idowu, Christianah M Asaleye, Bernice O Adegbehingbe, Adeniyi S Aderibigbe 343-351
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.19
Congenital genital abnormalities detected during routine circumcision at a South African institution: a retrospective record review EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Kalli Spencer, Idah Mokhele, Cindy Firnhaber 352-358
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.20
Infant oral mutilation (IOM) related to traditional practices among inner city pre-school children in Sudan EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Alya Isam Elgamri, Azza Tagelsir Ahmed, Omer Elfatih Haj-Siddig, Judith R Chin 359-368
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.21
Neonatal mortality at the neonatal unit: the situation at a teaching hospital in Ghana EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Benjamin Atta Owusu, Apiradee Lim, Nifatamah Makaje, Priscilla Wobil, Areeyuth SameAe 369-377
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.22
Thyroid function in healthy and unhealthy preterm newborns EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Gökten Korkmaz, Mustafa Özçetin, Yakup Çağ, Ufuk Yükselmiş, Volkan Öngel, Olcay Işık 378-383
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.23
Non- adherence to anti-retroviral medication in Shiraz, 2014: a cross sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Nasrin Motazedian, Mehrab Sayadi, Ali Firoozbakhtian 384-393
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.24
Physical activity and HIV in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review of correlates and levels EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Davy Vancampfort, Brendon Stubbs, James Mugisha 394-406
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.25
Problems encountered in conventional HIV 1/2 Algorithms: lack of necessity for immunoblot assays to confirm repeated ELISA reactive results EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Pelin Yuksel, Suat Saribas, Mert Kuskucu, Sibel Islak Mutcali, Erdogan Kosan, Zafer Habip, Mehmet Demirci, Eda Salihoglu Kara, Ilhan Birinci, Reyhan Caliskan, Harika Oyku Dinc, Kenan Midilli, Tevhide Ziver, Bekir Kocazeybek 407-416
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.26
Impact of weight reduction on selected immune system response among Hepatitis C virus Saudi patients EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Shehab M Abd El-Kader, Osama H Al-Jiffri 417-427
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.27
Compliance with epidemic-prone diseases surveillance and response guidelines among health officers at surveillance units in South-West Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Magbagbeola David Dairo, Daniel Ola Afolayan, Joshua Odunayo Akinyemi 428-436
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.28
Composition of uroliths in a tertiary hospital in South East Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ijeoma A Meka, Martin C Ugonabo, Samuel O Ebede, Ezra O Agbo 437-445
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.29
Secondary hyperparathyroidism among Nigerians with chronic kidney disease EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Zumnan M Gimba, Esala E Abene, Oche O Agbaji, Emmanuel I Agaba 446-457
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.30
Management challenges of traumatic spondylolisthesis of the Axis with an unusual C2-C3 posterior subluxation in a paediatric patient: case report and literature review EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Kaunda Ibebuike, Mark Roussot, James Watt, Robert Dunn 458-467
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.31
Letter to the editor 1: Predictors of oesophageal candidiasis in persons with or without HIV infection EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Felix Bongomin, Samuel A Fayemiwo 468-469
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.32
Letter to the editor 2: Predictors of oesophageal candidiasis in persons with or without HIV infection EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Martha F Mushi, Nathaniel Ngeta, Mariam M Mirambo, Stephen E Mshana 470-471
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i2.33


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