American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences

Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2021

  • The Hypoglycaemic, Antihyperlipidemic and Antioxidative Effects of Anacardium occidentale Methanolic Nut Extract in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats

    Folasade Omobolanle Ajao, Michael Adeyemi Olamoyegun, Marcus Olaoye Iyedupe

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2021
    Pages: 133-141
    Received: 17 March 2021
    Accepted: 12 April 2021
    Published: 8 May 2021
    Abstract: This research work investigated the anti-diabetic, anti-hyperlipidemic, and anti-oxidative effects of Anacardium occidentale methanolic nut extract in Streptozotocin-induced diabetic Wistar rats. Forty (40) Wistar rats weighing 250±30g were randomly divided into five groups of 8rats each. Group1served as the control; Group2-5were induced with diabe... Show More
  • Comparison of Phytochemical Composition, Free Radical Scavenging Activity, and Antimicrobial Activity of Selected Herbs Against Two Foodborne Pathogenic Bacteria

    Manjula Bomma, Lam Duong, Srinivas Rao Mentreddy, Florence Okafor, Qunying Yuan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2021
    Pages: 142-150
    Received: 18 April 2021
    Accepted: 7 May 2021
    Published: 7 June 2021
    Abstract: Spices and herbs, owing to their natural benefits to human health, are gaining momentum as food preservatives in recent years. Due to their antioxidant activity, their extracts with bioactive principles form the basis of pharmaceutical and food processing applications. Two of such crops, mountain mint (Pycnanthemum virginianum) and red turmeric (Cu... Show More
  • Determinants of Obstetric Complications in Debre Behran Referral Hospital, Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia: A Matched Case-control Study

    Abebe Balcha, Robert Wondimu, Zalalem Kaba

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2021
    Pages: 151-165
    Received: 26 April 2021
    Accepted: 4 June 2021
    Published: 21 June 2021
    Abstract: Background: Obstetric complications are health problems that occur during pregnancy, delivery and postnatal period. In Ethiopia, obstetric complications are the major cause of maternal death in which results from represent a mix of risk factors such as illiteracy, lack of information, low use of health care, previous obstetric complications, previo... Show More
  • A Cross Sectional Study to Assess the Association of Thyroid Autoantibodies with Thyroid Malignancies in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Bangladesh

    Mitan Chakma, Milton Barua, Kyaw Khin U, Mahmud Ullah Faruquee, Sayed Muhammad Alauddin Sharif, Shahin Ibn Rahman, Afjal Hossain, Amanat Ullah

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2021
    Pages: 166-175
    Received: 13 April 2021
    Accepted: 15 June 2021
    Published: 30 June 2021
    Abstract: Thyroid cancer is the most common endocrine malignant lesion and its incidence continues to rise. The aim of this study was to assess association between thyroid antibodies and thyroid malignancies. This was a cross sectional study of 120 patients with thyroid nodules undergoing thyroidectomy with recorded preoperative thyroid antibodies [autoantib... Show More