American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2015

  • Pattern and Prevalence of Underweight, Overweight and Obesity Among Young Adult Nigerians

    Oluwadare Ogunlade, Muritala Abiola Asafa

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2015
    Pages: 12-15
    Received: 25 February 2015
    Accepted: 11 March 2015
    Published: 2 April 2015
    Abstract: Body mass index (BMI) is an important cardiometabolic parameter. This study determined the mean BMI, pattern and prevalence of underweight, overweight and obesity among young adult Nigerians. It also examined the effect of sex on pattern of distribution of BMI classes. This was cross-sectional study conducted among students of a tertiary institutio... Show More
  • Investigation of In-Vivo Neuropharmacological and In-Vitro Thrombolytic Activity & Phytochemical Analysis of Ethanolic Extract of Argyria Captiformis Leaves

    Saiful Islam, Naymul Karim, Imam Hasan, Md Hossan Sakib, Md. Harun-Or- Rashid, Sadequr Rahman, Masudur Rahman

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2015
    Pages: 16-24
    Received: 16 March 2015
    Accepted: 31 March 2015
    Published: 10 April 2015
    Abstract: Objectives: Investigation with the crude ethanolic extract of Argyria captiformis leaves was carried out to evaluate its possible thrombolysis and to analyze in –vivo neuro-pharmacological effects as anxiety is a particular form of behavioral inhibition that occurs in response to novel environment events and also phytochemical screening of plant ex... Show More
  • Analysis of GNB Species and Pattern of Resistance Responsible for LRTI in Patients with Cancer

    Salwa Selim Afifi, Zeinab Helal Helal, Safaa Shawky Hassan, Sally Tohamy Kamal

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2015
    Pages: 25-32
    Received: 26 March 2015
    Accepted: 9 April 2015
    Published: 18 April 2015
    Abstract: Lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) is the most lethal infection remains among patients undergoing treatment for cancer. Most of the previous studies with cancer patients have focus on blood stream infections. For that reason the aim of our study was to examine the spectrum and recent trends in antimicrobial resistance of Gram negative bacteri... Show More