PROMOTING ACCESS TO AFRICAN RESEARCH

African Health Sciences - Vol 18, No 4 (2018)

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Interface of non-communicable diseases and infections in Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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James K Tumwine i-iv
Association of hyperuricemia with metabolic syndrome among university workers: sex and occupational differences EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Maureen Jepkorir Cheserek, Yonghui Shi, Guowei Le 842-851
Audit of insulin prescription patterns and associated burden among diabetics in a tertiary health institution in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Michael A Olamoyegun, Akinyemi T Akinlade, Oluwabukola A Ala 852-864
HMGA1 variant IVS5-13insC is associated with insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes: an updated meta-analysis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Yancheng Liu, Liting Zheng, Hao Kong, Qinglu Wang, Xuewen Tian 865-872
Impact of weight reduction on insulin resistance, adhesive molecules and adipokines dysregulation among obese type 2 diabetic patients EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Shehab M Abd El-Kader, Osama H Al-Jiffri 873-883
Screening for diabetes among tuberculosis patients: a nationwide population-based study in Egypt EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Mohsen Gadallah, Wagdy Amin, Magdy Fawzy, Alaa Mokhtar, Amira Mohsen 884-890
Association of FokI, TaqI, BsmI and ApaI polymorphisms with diabetic retinopathy: a pooled analysis of case-control studies EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JingHua Jiao, Yan Li, Shuang Xu, Jingyang Wu, Song Yue, Lei Liu 891-899
Effects of gender, age and treatment duration on lipid profile and renal function indices in diabetic patients attending a teaching hospital in South-Western Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Mary Alaba Aderibigbe, Tajudeen Olabisi Obafemi, Mary Tolulope Olaleye, Afolabi Clement Akinmoladun 900-908
Diagnostic performance of several biomarkers for identification of cases of non-communicable diseases among Central Africans EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Charles Bitamazire Businge, Benjamin Longo-Mbenza, Oladele Vincent Adeniyi, Moise Mvitu Muaka, Georges Mvumbi Lelo, Mireille Solange Nganga Nkanga, Jean-Marie Kavembe, Baudoin Buassa-bu-Tsumbu, Jean-Rene’ M’buyamba Kabangu, Daniel Ter Goon 909-916
Walking as a feasible means of effecting positive changes in BMI, waist, and blood pressure in black South African women EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Philippe Jean-Luc Gradidge, Precious Nkhensani Golele 917-921
GATA4 molecular screening and assessment of environmental risk factors in a Moroccan cohort with tetralogy of Fallot EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ihssane EL Bouchikhi, Khadija Belhassan, Fatima Zohra Moufid, Mohammed Iraqui Houssaini, Laila Bouguenouch, Imane Samri, Mohamed Bouhrim, Karim Ouldim, Samir Atmani 922-930
Prevalence and knowledge of hypertension among people living in rural communities in Ghana: a mixed method study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Peter Agyei-Baffour, Georgiette Tetteh, Dan Yedu Quansah, Daniel Boateng 931-941
Prevalence and pattern of cardiovascular-related causes of out-of-hospital deaths in Lagos, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Oluseyi Adegoke, Nicholas Awodele Awolola, Jayne Ngozi Ajuluchukwu 942-949
Prevalence of autonomic dysfunction among pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease patients in a tertiary hospital, South East Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Obinna Onodugo, Ejikeme Arodiwe, Julius Okoye, Birinus Ezeala, Nkiru Onodugo, Ifeoma Ulasi, Chinwuba Ijoma 940-957
Breast cancer resistance protein (BCRP) gene expression in a cohort of adult Egyptian patients with acute myeloid leukemia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Manal W El-Masry, Heba M Gouda, Iman A Shaheen, Wael Edesa, Naglaa M Hassan, Rehab Ramzy 950-957
Knowledge and perceptions on childhood asthma among care-takers of children with asthma at a National Referral Hospital in Western Kenya: a descriptive study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Justus Simba, Irene Marete, Rebecca Waihenya, Yeri Kombe, Ann Mwangi, Patrick Mburugu, Francis Ogaro 965-971
CA 125 is a better marker to differentiate endometrial cancer and abnormal uterine bleeding EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Nithin U Kumar, M G Sridhar, K Srilatha, S Habebullah 972-978
Red blood cell alloimmunization in multi-transfused patients with chronic kidney disease in Port Harcourt, South-South Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Esther Ifeoma Obi, Crosdale Ogho Pughikumo, Richard Ishmael Oko-jaja 979-987
The predictive role of haematological parameters in the diagnosis of osteoarticular brucellosis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Şafak Özer Balın, Ayşe Sağmak Tartar, Ayhan Akbulut 988-994
Single tube allele specific PCR: a low cost technique for molecular screening of sickle cell anaemia in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Emuejevoke T Toye, Guido van Marle, Wendy Hutchins, Olayinka Abgabiaje, Joy Okpuzor Okpuzor 995-1002
A comparative study of carbohydrate antigen 19-9 in sickle cell disease subjects and controls in Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Patrick Manafa, Chide Okocha, Benedict Nwogho, John Aneke, Paul Smith Davis Okpara, Nancy lbeh, George Chukwuma, Vera Manafa, Ejike Nwane 1003-1009
PASCAL laser platform produces less pain responses compared to conventional laser system during the panretinal photocoagulation: a randomized clinical trial EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Sibel Inan, Onur Polat, Safiye Yıgıt, Umit Ubeyt Inan 1010-1017
Decomposing disparity in adult individual’s mental health in Tehran among lower and higher economic groups; an Oaxaca- Blinder analysis on urban HEART Survey- round 2 EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Gholamreza Ghaedamini Harouni, Mohammad Reza Vaez Mahdavi, Seyran Naghdi, Bahram Armoon, Ali Akbar Fazaeli, Hesam Ghiasvand, Mehdi Noroozi, Elaheh Ahounbar 1018-1026
Investigating the influence of contextual factors in the coordination of chronic mental illness care in a district health system EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Stanford Mandlenkosi Phehlukwayo, Joyce Mahlako Tsoka-Gwegweni 1027-1035
Is Khat chewing habit a risk factor for occlusal caries progression? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Khaled Rashad Al-Alimi, Abdul Aziz Abdul Razak, Roslan Saub 1036-1045
A comparative assessment of caries risk using cariogram among smokers and smokeless tobacco users in india – a cross-sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Nandini Sen, Kailash Asawa, Nagesh Bhat, Mridula Tak, Pratibha Sultane, Tulip Chakravarty 1046-1056
Cytomegalovirus infection among Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infected individuals on highly active anti-retroviral therapy in North-Central Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Augustine Udeze, Mutiat Odebisi-Omokanye, Toluwani Ajileye 1057-1065
E-Selectin and markers of HIV disease severity, inflammation and coagulation in HIV-infected treatment-naïve individuals EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Madelein Hoffman, Hayley Ipp, Dineo V Phatlhane, Rajiv T Erasmus, Annalise E Zemlin 1066-1075
Ethnobotanical study of curative plants used by traditional healers to treat rhinitis in the Limpopo Province, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Sebua Silas Semenya, Alfred Maroyi 1076-1087
Knowledge, attitude, willingness of HIV counseling and testing and factors associated with it, among long distant drivers in Enugu, Nigeria: an opportunity in reduction of HIV prevalence EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Arodiwe Ijeoma, Arodiwe Ejikeme, Okeke Theodora, Onwasigwe Chika 1088-1097
Feeding difficulties in infants with unrepaired cleft lip and palate and HIV-exposure EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Erantia E Visser, Esedra E Krüger, Aletta Margaretha AM Kritzinger 1098-1108
Tuberculosis prevalence among university freshmen in Zhengzhou, China, during 2004-2013 EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Yu-Hong Wang, Ye Tian, Jin-Xin Gao, Chao-Kuan Lei, Yan-Wen Liu, Zhong-Min Han, Hua Xing, Can Yan, Le Zhou 1109-1116
Genetic diversity of hepatitis B co-infection with hepatitis C, D and E viruses among Malaysian chronic hepatitis B patients EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Shuaibu Abdullahi Hudu, Mohd Taib Niazlin, Syafinaz Amin Nordin, Soek Siam Tan, Haniza Omar, Hamiza Shahar, Noor Aliza Mutalib, Zamberi Sekawi 1117-1133
Influenza virus A (H1 and H3) and B co-circulation among patient presenting with acute respiratory tract infection in Ibadan, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Frederick Odun-Ayo, Georgina Odaibo, David Olaleye 1134-1143
Integrated approach to malaria prevention at household level in rural communities in Wakiso district, Uganda: impact evaluation of a pilot project EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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David Musoke, George Karani, Keith Morris, Rawlance Ndejjo, Edwinah Atusingwize, David Guwatudde, Miph Boses Musoke 1144-1156
Interferon- γ receptor-1 gene promoter polymorphisms and susceptibility for brucellosis in Makkah region EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ismael AB, Mergani A, Salim A, Mostafa S, Alkafaween I 1157-1165
Relationship between Sap prevalence and biofilm formation among resistant clinical isolates of Candida albicans EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ashraf A Kadry, Amira M El-Ganiny, Ahmed M El-Baz 1166-1174
Resistance development and insecticide susceptibility in Culex pipiens pipiens, an important vector of human diseases, against selection pressure of temephos and its relationship to cross-resistance towards organophosphates and pyrethroids insecticides EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ahmed Tabbabi, Ali Laamari, Raja Ben Cheikh, Ibtissem Ben Jha, Jabeur Daaboub, Hassen Ben Cheikh 1175-1181
Resistance status to deltamethrin pyrethroid of Culex pipiens pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) collected from three districts of Tunisia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ahmed Tabbabi, Jabeur Daaboub, Raja Ben Cheikh, Ali Laamari, Mohamed Feriani, Chokri Boubaker, Ibtissem Ben Jha, Hassen Ben Cheikh 1182-1188
Evaluation of antibiotic prescriptions and use in under-five children in Ibadan, SouthWestern Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Rasaq Adisa, Ochuko M Orherhe, Titilayo O Fakeye 1189-1201
Tunisian antibiotic resistance problems: three contexts but one health EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Wejdene Mansour 1202-1203
Low birth weight and associated factors among singleton neonates born at Felege Hiwot referral hospital, North West Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Teje Adane, Berihun Assefa Dachew 1204-1213
Predictor variables for post-discharge mortality modelling in infants: a protocol development project EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Brooklyn R Nemetchek, Li(Danny) Liang, Niranjan Kissoon, Mark J Ansermino, Jerome Kabakyenga, Pascal M Lavoie, Susan Fowler-Kerry, Matthew O Wiens 1214-1225
Levels of heavy metals in urine samples of school children from selected industrial and non-industrial areas in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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John AM Mahugija, Zainab S Kasenya, Kessy F Kilulya 1226-1235
Exercise capacity and muscle fatiguability alterations following a progressive maximal exercise of lower extremities in children with cystic fibrosis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Walid K Abdelbasset, Gaber S Soliman, Ahmed A Elshehawy, Saud M Alrawaili 1236-1242
Geophagia, nutrition and health of women with pregnancy-induced hypertension EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Deborah Sakua Sackey, Christopher Larbie, Faustina O Mensah 1243-1254
Women’s attitude and reasons toward justifying domestic violence in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Yonas Deressa Guracho, Berhanu Boru Bifftu 1255-1266
A comparison of risk of hypotension using standard doses of remifentanil versus dexmedetomidine infusions in adult patients undergoing surgery under general anaesthesia at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Maxine Onyango Okello, Vitalis Mung’ayi, Rodney Adam, Jimmie Kabugi 1267-1282
Dose related effects of oral clonidine pre-medication on bupivacaine spinal anaesthesia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MB Adegboye, IK Kolawole, BO Bolaji 1283-1291
The immunomodulatory peptide bursopentin (BP5) enhances proliferation and induces sIgM expression in DT40 cells EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Xiang-Bo Ji, Jun Luo, Xiu-Li Feng, Qiu-Liang Xu, Teng Man, Dong Zhao, Xin-Feng Li, Gai-Ping Zhang, Pu-Yan Chen 1292-1302
Inhibition of cell proliferation, migration and colony formation of LS174T Cells by carbonic anhydrase inhibitor EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Fuat Karakuş, Ergül Eyol, Kadir Yılmaz, Songül Ünüvar 1303-1310


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