Editor Papa Research October 3, 2019

Aim: The aim of the present study was to assess the predicting powers of different adiposity indices on incident type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) among adult men and women in Uyo Metropolis, Nigeria. Methodology: Three thousand five hundred adult civil servants (1532 men and 1968 women), aged 18 – 60 years, were assessed for incident […]

Editor Papa Research October 3, 2019

Aim: This study assessed the associations between vaginal douching practice and the adverse reproductive tract outcomes, and the risk modulating factors among young women. Methodology: The data source was a cross-sectional population based sample of 1488 women aged 18 – 35 years in a university community. Self-administered socio-demographic and female genital hygiene practices questionnaire were […]

Editor Papa Research October 3, 2019

Aims: The aim of this study was to determine the association between academic stress and menstrual disorders among female undergraduates in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Methodology: Three hundred and ninety-three female students of the University of Uyo, aged 16-35 years were randomly selected from different departments in the University, and assessed during the 2009/2010 […]

Editor Papa Research October 3, 2019

Background: GSTP1 is one of the Glutathione-S-Transferases (GSTs) which suppress tumor genesis by detoxifying toxic carcinogens and reactive oxygen species (ROS). Prostate cancer is related to several mutations affecting the expression of GSTP1. A single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP: Ile105Val) in the GSTP1 gene results insignificant reduction in its anticancer activity. The current case control study […]

Editor Papa Research October 3, 2019

Background: The future specialty of choice of interns determine the composition of medical practitioners  workforce and the factors that underline this choice needs to be explored to help in healthcare planning and policy formulation for an economically  poor country like Nigeria. Aim: The study aims to examine the factors that influence rotatory interns on their […]

Editor Papa Research October 3, 2019

Aim: The therapeutic use of medicinal plants and plant products to mitigate solvent/xenobiotic-induced haematological disorders has not been adequately explored. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of Cymbopogon citratus (C. citratus) leaf decoctions on gasoline vapour (GV)-induced haematological disorders and oxidative stress in rats. Methodology: Seventy-two female rats weighing 180-200g were […]

Editor Papa Research October 3, 2019

Sida cordifolia Linn. finds frequent mention in Ayurvedic System of Medicine for many therapeutic properties including beneficial effect upon male reproductive processes. Aim of present in vitro study was to evaluate impact of aqueous extract of Sida cordifolia roots on rat spermatozoa in terms of count, motility & morphology and through HOS study following standard […]

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