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January-June 2016| Vol 16| Issue 1


Editorial for January-June 2016 issue of Nigerian Journal of Health Sciences

There has been increasing interest in the prompt diagnosis and management of non-communicable diseases in resource-limited countries. Not only do the health care services in many resource-limited coun...

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Association of fasting blood glucose and glycated haemoglobin with some markers of oxidative stress in Ile-Ife, Nigeria

Background: Increased oxidative stress is a widely accepted contributor to the development and progression of diabetes mellitus (DM). A lot of work is being done to unravel the mechanisms linki...

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Cytokines responses to human African trypanosomiasis infection in Abraka, Nigeria

Background: The staging of human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) has been greeted with different benchmarks ranging from white blood cell counts to the use of immune component profiles across reg...

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Prevalence of symptoms of self-reported knee osteoarthritis in Odo-Ogbe community, Ile-Ife

Background: Osteoarthritis, (OA) the most common of all the types of arthritis, is a significant public health problem which contributes greatly to disability in the elderly. Community-based pr...

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Biomechanical effect of sitting postures on sitting load and feet weight in apparently healthy individuals

Background: Controversies exist about the ideal sitting position. Objective: The present study compared sitting load and feet weight in ischial, sacroischial and ischiofemoral support...

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