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January-June 2023| Vol 23| Issue 1

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Saving the breasts of Nigerian breast cancer patients: Prospects of breast-conserving therapy in Nigeria

Breast-conserving therapy (BCT) is the most common surgical treatment for breast cancer in high-income countries. In Nigeria and many other low-middle income countries, total mastectomy remains the ...

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Influence of female gender on the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in normal-weight and overweight/obese adults in South-South Nigeria

Background: Metabolic syndrome is a recognised public health concern due to the increasing incidence of obesity worldwide. However, non-obese normal-weight individuals may also present with m...

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Comparing 16S rRNA gene similarity with simple polar lipids profiling amongst Salmonella isolates

Background and Objectives: Polar lipids and the 16S rRNA gene have a significant role in taxonomic characteristics. The study's objective is to determine the potential relationship betwee...

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Determinants of willingness to uptake prostate cancer screening amongst Men in Ile-Ife, Nigeria

Background: Prostate cancer is a major health problem amongst middle-aged and elderly men globally. Screening can significantly reduce morbidity and mortality from prostate cancer, but this i...

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How comparable is electronic to radiographic method in working length determination during endodontic treatment?

Background: Working length (WL) determination continues to be an important stage for a successful outcome of root canal treatment. Accuracy of the WL determination methods remains a subject o...

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