Department Of Medicine and Surgery Conference Presentations
Endocrine disruptors (EDs)-polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) and bisphenol-A (BPA) have been associated with increased risk of breast cancer (B.Ca). In Nigeria, there is increase in breast cancer incidence. This has been attributed to increased use and exposure to EDs. Although, several studies have been done on breast cancer, there is paucity of information on the serum levels of these EDs in Nigerian women
?EFFECT OF ALCOHOL AND CADMIUM CHLORIDE ON TESTICULAR FUNCTION AND THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THESE TESTICULAR FUNCTIONS AND SOME TESTICULAR BIOMETRIC PARAMETERS.
EKHOYE E.I., NWANGWA E.K. AND ALOAMAKA C.P.
? 15th Conference for Physiological Society of Nigeria
?Department of Physiology, University of Ibadan, 2013
To assess the evidence of the effects of knowledge and perception of health insurance on the willingness to enrol and
utilize health insurance among clienteles using tertiary health services.
Method: This was a cross-sectional descriptive study. The instrument was a pre-tested, semi-structured self administered
questionnaire. Descriptive statistics as well as chi-square test and regression analysis were done to show statistically
The findings reveal that majority of the respondents had heard about health insurance at 275(78.6%),…
The effect of cortisol on blood glucose in frogs is well
established. However, the role of adrenergic receptors in
cortisol-induced hyperglycaemia is not known. The present
study investigated the role of adrenergic receptors in the
mechanism by which cortisol increased blood glucose in
Niger. J. Physiol. Sci. 29(December 2014)
ABSTRACTS OF THE
PROCEEDINGS OF THE XXXIVth ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE OF THE SOCIETY AND IUPS
REGIONAL TEACHING RESEARCH WORKSHOP
October 20-23 2014, Lagos Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.
BACKGROUND: Burkitt's lymphoma is a high grade childhood malignancy that is
endemic in tropical countries. Performance status is one of the prognostic indices used in
lymphoid malignancies. Late presentation resulting from illiteracy and poverty may
worsen the prognosis of Burkitt's lymphoma in Nigerian children. Haemorheological
parameters have not been fully determined in Nigerian children with Burkitt's lymphoma.
AIMS: To assess haemorheological parameters' and define their association with
performance status in Nigerian children with Burkitt's lymphoma.
METHODS: Study population comprised…
Background: The prevalence of HIV infection has been described in
the Delta ~tates of Nigeria in many publications and appears to be
quite varied depending on the publication.
Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara is a newly built
hospital located about 110 km from Asaba, the capital city of Delta
Objective: To determine the prevalence of HIV infection in the population
of patients attending the newly established teaching hospital,
in Oghara, Delta State.
We made an attempt to retrospectively…