Experts and Doctors on humans in Nigeria


Locale: Nigeria
Topic: humans

Top Publications

  1. Ibekwe T, Kokong D, Ngwu B, Akinyemi O, Nwaorgu O, Akang E. Nasal septal teratoma in a child. World J Surg Oncol. 2007;5:58 pubmed
    ..Head and neck teratomas constitute about 10% of all cases. Only two cases of mature teratoma of the nasal septum have previously been documented in the world literature...
  2. Oladapo O, Akinola O, Fawole A, Adeyemi A, Adegbola O, Loto O, et al. Active management of third stage of labor: evidence versus practice. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2009;88:1252-60 pubmed publisher
  3. Ibrahim N, Oludara M. Socio-demographic factors and reasons associated with delay in breast cancer presentation: a study in Nigerian women. Breast. 2012;21:416-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Women with higher risk of late presentation should be the target group during interventions aimed at raising breast cancer awareness. Reasons for patient delay should also be addressed. ..
  4. Adisa J, Egbujo E, Yahaya B, Echejoh G. Primary infertility associated with schitosoma mansoni: a case report from the Jos plateau, north central Nigeria. Afr Health Sci. 2012;12:563-5 pubmed
    ..Cases of infertility in endemic areas especially when there is no supply of potable water should raise suspicion of schistosomiasis among other pathologies and possible hormonal disturbances when the testes are involved. ..
  5. Muhammad A, Ibrahim M, Erukainure O, Habila N, Idowu A, Ndidi U, et al. Induction of Haemolysis and DNA Fragmentation in a Normal and Malarial-Infected Blood by Commonly - used Antimalarial Drugs in the North-Western Region of Nigeria. Drug Metab Lett. 2016;10:49-55 pubmed
    ..Hence, adequate care should be taken during prescription with total avoidance for self medications and/or drugs abuse as a result of their adverse effects within the red blood cells and its immediate microenvironment. ..
  6. Tomori O, Fabiyi A, Sorungbe A, Smith A, McCormick J. Viral hemorrhagic fever antibodies in Nigerian populations. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1988;38:407-10 pubmed
    ..Antibodies to Lassa and Rift Valley fever viruses were found in all locations in Nigeria, whereas Ebola and Marburg antibodies were found mainly in the northern savanna zones of Benue and Gongola, but not in the rain forest area of Ondo...
  7. Kale O. Onchocerciasis: the burden of disease. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1998;92 Suppl 1:S101-15 pubmed
    ..It seems possible, however, that use of Mectizan will eliminate the disease before its true burden can be estimated accurately...
  8. Oginni O, Olusile A. The prevalence, aetiology and clinical appearance of tooth wear: the Nigerian experience. Int Dent J. 2002;52:268-72 pubmed
    ..To establish the prevalence and severity of tooth wear among Nigerians and to compare the pattern and aetiology with findings of earlier studies in Western populations...
  9. Moody J, Ojo O, Omotade O, Adeyemo A, Olumese P, Ogundipe O. Anti-sickling potential of a Nigerian herbal formula (ajawaron HF) and the major plant component (Cissus populnea L. CPK). Phytother Res. 2003;17:1173-6 pubmed
    ..4% inhibition of sickling at the end of 180 min incubation when compared with the normal saline control. The maximum percentage inhibition of sickling exhibited by the p-hydroxybenzoic acid control was 46.0% at 90 min incubation...

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  1. Anorlu R, Oluwole A, Abudu O, Adebajo S. Risk factors for ectopic pregnancy in Lagos, Nigeria. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2005;84:184-8 pubmed
    ..35; 95% CI = 0.17-0.71). Proper sex education, prevention of unwanted pregnancy, and prevention and proper treatment of sexually transmitted infections will reduce the incidence of ectopic pregnancy. ..
  2. Dozie I, Onwuliri C, Nwoke B, Onwuliri V. Clinical and parasitological aspects of onchocercal skin diseases in Nigeria. Trop Doct. 2005;35:142-4 pubmed
    ..OSD occurred with concomitant itching in nearly 50% of subjects. The geometric mean intensity of infection was 13 mf/mg per skin snip...
  3. Adeyemi A, Adediran I, Kuti O, Owolabi A, Durosimi M. Outcome of pregnancy in a population of Nigerian women with sickle cell trait. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2006;26:133-7 pubmed
    ..8%) and faster recovery of their newborn from birth asphyxia at 1 min (0.9% compared with 4.9%). Sickle cell trait may confer greater resistance to malaria in pregnancy and carries no extra risk to the outcome of pregnancy. ..
  4. Sanya E, Ameen N, Onile B. Candida meningitis in a suspected immunosuppressive patient--a case report. West Afr J Med. 2006;25:79-81 pubmed
    ..She presented with vulva swelling, vaginal discharge and fever, with rapid progression to tonic-clonic convulsions and loss of consciousness. She fully recovered after treatment with fluconazole...
  5. Jegede A. Understanding informed consent for participation in international health research. Dev World Bioeth. 2009;9:81-7 pubmed publisher
    ..It is concluded that health research ethics committees have an important role to play nationally and locally in overseeing research, and in avoiding future occurrences. ..
  6. Eigbefoh J, Okogbenin S, Omorogbe F, Mabayoje P. Chronic uterine inversion secondary to submucous fibroid: a case report. Niger J Clin Pract. 2009;12:106-7 pubmed
    ..The distal ends of the fallopian tubes and part of the ovary were visible through the constriction ring. Histological examination of the uterus and fibroid following hysterectomy confirmed their benign nature...
  7. Iliyasu Z, Abubakar I, Galadanci H, Aliyu M. Birth preparedness, complication readiness and fathers' participation in maternity care in a northern Nigerian community. Afr J Reprod Health. 2010;14:21-32 pubmed
    ..There is a need to increase involvement of men in their partner's maternity care through peer-led, culturally-sensitive community education and appropriate health system reforms. ..
  8. Adedoyin R, Mbada C, Balogun M, Adebayo R, Martins T, Ismail S. Obesity prevalence in adult residents of Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Nig Q J Hosp Med. 2009;19:63-8 pubmed
    ..4 Kg/m2. Overweight and obesity are common in Nigerians, particular among females and elderly. The prevalence estimates of overweight and obesity in Nigerians is comparable with prevalence among Blacks in other populations. ..
  9. Folayan M, Sowole C, Owotade F, Sote E. Impact of infant feeding practices on caries experience of preschool children. J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2010;34:297-301 pubmed
    ..012) with every month increase in the duration of breastfeeding. The duration of breastfeeding increased the risk for rampant caries in preschool children in Nigeria. The longer the duration, the higher the risk for caries. ..
  10. Morenikeji O, Asiatu A. Progress in dracunculiasis eradication in Oyo state, South-west Nigeria: a case study. Afr Health Sci. 2010;10:297-301 pubmed
    ..Dracunculiasis currently occurs in only 5 countries, Nigeria inclusive...
  11. Aluko O, Adebayo A, Adebisi T, Ewegbemi M, Abidoye A, Popoola B. Knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of occupational hazards and safety practices in Nigerian healthcare workers. BMC Res Notes. 2016;9:71 pubmed publisher
    ..The protocol of the safety training and drills should be responsive to evidence-based emerging and sectoral safety challenges. ..
  12. Uzoewulu G, Lawson L, Nnanna I, Rastogi N, Goyal M. Genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex strains isolated from patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Anambra State, Nigeria. Int J Mycobacteriol. 2016;5:74-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This study showed that the LAM10-CAM prototype SIT61 accounted for highest number of isolates (n=89) in Anambra State, showing its relative contribution to the TB burden in the study. ..
  13. Edungbola L, Withers P, Braide E, Kale O, Sadiq L, Nwobi B, et al. Mobilization strategy for guinea worm eradication in Nigeria. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1992;47:529-38 pubmed
    ..The critical role of the mass media in this effort and other benefits of this mobilization strategy are also highlighted. ..
  14. Taiwo E, Salako N, Sote E. Distribution of oral tumors in Nigerian children based on biopsy materials examined over an 11-year period. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 1990;18:200-3 pubmed
    ..21% of the lesions were fibro-osseous lesions. There were more non-odontogenic than odontogenic tumors and very few salivary gland tumors. ..
  15. Abila B, Ezeamuzie I, Igbigbi P, Ambakederemo A, Asomugha L. Effects of two antihistamines on chloroquine and histamine induced weal and flare in healthy African volunteers. Afr J Med Med Sci. 1994;23:139-42 pubmed
    ..These findings are in consonance with the lack of significant effect of antihistamines on chloroquine-induced generalised pruritus. ..
  16. Brieger W, Kendall C. Learning from local knowledge to improve disease surveillance: perceptions of the guinea worm illness experience. Health Educ Res. 1992;7:471-85 pubmed
    ..The culturally sensitive training based on local knowledge received by the village volunteers is thought to have contributed to their superior performance. ..
  17. Thanni L, Yinusa W. Incidence of glove failure during orthopedic operations and the protective effect of double gloves. J Natl Med Assoc. 2003;95:1184-8 pubmed
    ..More glove perforations occurred in nondominant hands. Double-gloving offers additional protection to surgeons and assistants by preventing hand exposure to blood intraoperatively. ..
  18. Anochie I, Eke F. Obstructive uropathy in childhood, as seen in University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. Niger J Med. 2004;13:136-9 pubmed
    ..Parents, nurses and attending doctors should ensure they observe the urinary stream of every male child before discharge from the hospital for early detection and management of PUV. ..
  19. Ekejindu I, Udigwe G, Chijioke I. Malaria and anaemia in pregnancy in Enugu, south east Nigeria. Afr J Med Med Sci. 2006;35:1-3 pubmed
    ..There is a need for a more effective intervention to reduce the incidence of both malaria and anaemia in pregnancy. ..
  20. Onyiriuka A. High birth weight babies: incidence and foetal outcome in a mission hospital in Benin City, Nigeria. Niger J Clin Pract. 2006;9:114-9 pubmed
    ..Incidence of delivery of HBW infant is relatively high in Benin-City. It is associated with increased rate of Caesarean delivery and foetal death. ..
  21. Akinyoola A, Adediran I, Asaleye C. Avascular necrosis of the femoral head in sickle cell disease in Nigeria: a retrospective study. Niger Postgrad Med J. 2007;14:217-20 pubmed
  22. Omo Aghoja L, Okonofua F, Onemu S, Larsen U, Bergstrom S. Association of Chlamydia trachomatis serology with tubal infertility in Nigerian women. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2007;33:688-95 pubmed
  23. Oginni A, Oginni F, Adekoya Sofowora C. Signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders in Nigerian adult patients with and without occlusal tooth wear. Community Dent Health. 2007;24:156-60 pubmed
    ..001). Posterior occlusal wear (mean TWI scores of 3 or 4) was significantly associated with pain on palpation and TMJ sound. Hence there may be a clinically relevant risk of TMD among Nigerian patients with occlusal tooth wear. ..
  24. Lawan A. Pattern of presentation and outcome of surgical management of primary open angle glaucoma in Kano, Northern Nigeria. Ann Afr Med. 2007;6:180-5 pubmed
    ..Trabeculectomy with application of 5FU is the surgical treatment of choice in our environment and give good intra ocular pressure control. There is need to increase public awareness on glaucoma to limit this type of avoidable blindness. ..
  25. Ogunlesi T, Ogunfowora O, Adekanmbi F, Fetuga B, Olanrewaju D. Point-of-admission hypothermia among high-risk Nigerian newborns. BMC Pediatr. 2008;8:40 pubmed publisher
    ..The use of the 'warm chain' and skin-to-skin contact between mother and her infant into routine delivery services in health facilities and at home may be useful. ..
  26. Akpabio I, Asuzu M, Fajemilehin B, Ofi A. Effects of school health nursing education interventions on HIV/AIDS-related attitudes of students in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. J Adolesc Health. 2009;44:118-123 pubmed publisher
    ..Health education efforts aimed at improving HIV/AIDS-related attitudes should not only focus on children but also on parents so that they in turn could assist to improve on health workers' efforts in educating the children. ..
  27. Ahmed A, Saeed N. Experience with the management of urethral stones presenting with urinary retention at Gusau. Niger J Clin Pract. 2008;11:309-11 pubmed
    ..Urethral stone is a rare cause of acute urinary retention. In the absence of urethral pathology, urethral stone can be easily and safely pushed back into the bladder from where they can be removed by cystolithotomy. ..
  28. Iriemenam N, Okafor C, Balogun H, Ayede I, Omosun Y, Persson J, et al. Cytokine profiles and antibody responses to Plasmodium falciparum malaria infection in individuals living in Ibadan, southwest Nigeria. Afr Health Sci. 2009;9:66-74 pubmed
    ..The observed variations in immunoglobulin subclass levels were age-dependent and exposure-related. ..
  29. Ashaye A, Komolafe O. Visual outcome of cataract surgery in University College Hospital, Ibadan Nigeria. West Afr J Med. 2009;28:102-5 pubmed
    ..Preoperative biometry for all patients, meticulous intra operative cortical clean up, adoption of the cataract surgery outcome tally sheet and better patient selection will help improve the outcome of our cataract surgeries. ..
  30. Tinubu B, Mbada C, Oyeyemi A, Fabunmi A. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders among nurses in Ibadan, South-west Nigeria: a cross-sectional survey. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2010;11:12 pubmed publisher
    ..Education programmes on prevention and coping strategies for musculoskeletal disorders are recommended for nurses in order to reduce the rate of occupational hazards and also promote efficiency in patient care. ..
  31. Oladapo O, Salako L, Sodiq O, Shoyinka K, Adedapo K, Falase A. A prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factors among a rural Yoruba south-western Nigerian population: a population-based survey. Cardiovasc J Afr. 2010;21:26-31 pubmed
    ..This serves as a wake-up call for action in the planning of health services for the management of CVD and other chronic NCDs. ..
  32. Beiser M, Wiwa O, Adebajo S. Human-initiated disaster, social disorganization and post-traumatic stress disorder above Nigeria's oil basins. Soc Sci Med. 2010;71:221-227 pubmed publisher
    ..In places like the Niger Delta, where people do not physically escape from past trauma, sociocultural disintegration may interfere with communal functioning, thereby eroding community capacity to promote self-healing. ..
  33. Idogun E, Imarengiaye C, Momoh S. Extracellular calcium and magnesium in preeclampsia and eclampsia. Afr J Reprod Health. 2007;11:89-94 pubmed
    ..56 vs 1.91 +/- 0.19 mg/dl, P 0. < 0.0001) respectively. There is extracellular calcium and magnesium reduction in patients with preeclampsia and eclampsia. This reduction may have a cause and effect relationship with these disorders. ..
  34. Esimai O, Omoniyi Esan G. Wait time and service satisfaction at Antenatal Clinic, Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife. East Afr J Public Health. 2009;6:309-11 pubmed
    ..2 minutes and 2 hr 29 mins respectively. Majority of respondents were satisfied with the care received, however long waiting times is the norm of antenatal care services ..
  35. Imam A, Gilbert C, Sivasubramaniam S, Murthy G, Maini R, Rabiu M. Outcome of cataract surgery in Nigeria: visual acuity, autorefraction, and optimal intraocular lens powers--results from the Nigeria national survey. Ophthalmology. 2011;118:719-24 pubmed publisher
    ..0 D to emmetropia in 71.4% of eyes, which increases to 82.6% if 19 D is also included. Postoperative astigmatism needs to be reduced through better surgical techniques and training, and use of biometry should be standard of care. ..
  36. Iwalokun B, Iwalokun S, Hodonu S, Aina O, Agomo P. Evaluation of microalbuminuria in relation to asymptomatic bacteruria in Nigerian patients with sickle cell anemia. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2012;23:1320-30 pubmed publisher
    ..3%; P <0.05), of whom 89.3% were multi-drug resistant, were recovered from the ASB urine samples. In conclusion, both MA and ASB are common in Nigerian SCA patients, with the former occurring from the first decade of life. ..
  37. Okwara E, Enwere O, Diwe C, Azike J, Chukwulebe A. Theatre and laboratory workers' awareness of and safety practices against hepatitis B and C infection in a suburban university teaching hospital in Nigeria. Pan Afr Med J. 2012;13:2 pubmed
    ..Unfortunately, only 2/3 use protective measures consistently. There is need to make vaccination of health care workers against HBV infection a firm policy and ensure complete and consistent adherence to work standard safety measures. ..
  38. Popoola J, Obembe O. Local knowledge, use pattern and geographical distribution of Moringa oleifera Lam. (Moringaceae) in Nigeria. J Ethnopharmacol. 2013;150:682-91 pubmed publisher
    ..The sources of introduction, domestication and ethnic differentiation influenced the distribution pattern across the geographical areas. ..
  39. Adeolu A, Shokunbi M, Malomo A, Akang E, Obajimi M, Komolafe E. Solitary intracranial tuberculoma in patients without immuno-suppression: a report of three cases. Niger Postgrad Med J. 2006;13:69-72 pubmed
    ..In this article, we report 3 patients who had solitary brain tuberculomas and were otherwise healthy to underscore the importance of continuing vigilance for this disease...
  40. Abasiubong F, Atting I, Bassey E, Ekott J. A comparative study of use of psychoactive substances amongst secondary school students in two local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Niger J Clin Pract. 2008;11:45-51 pubmed
    ..Therefore, there is need to strengthen the monitoring and preventive programmes aimed at reducing their spread in schools. ..
  41. Desalu O, Ojo O, Busari O, Fadeyi A. Pattern of respiratory diseases seen among adults in an emergency room in a resource-poor nation health facility. Pan Afr Med J. 2011;9:24 pubmed
    ..Pneumonia and PTB were the leading respiratory diseases among adults causing of emergency room visit and early mortality in this health facility in Nigeria. ..
  42. Tatfeng Y, Agbonlahor D, Amegor O. Measurement of Th1, Th2 cytokines and white cell count in childhood haemoglobinopathies with uncomplicated malaria infection. Hematology. 2012;17:47-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results showed a stronger Th1 cytokine response in HbAA than HbAS and HbSS individuals; this may suggest an immunocompetence of the HbAA individuals in early infection. ..
  43. Asaolu S, Holland C, Jegede J, Fraser N, Stoddard R, Crompton D. The prevalence and intensity of soil-transmitted helminthiases in rural communities in southern Nigeria. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1992;86:279-87 pubmed
    ..trichiura from 127-246, and of hookworm from 122-267. Host age, sex and household size were found to be significant factors influencing faecal egg output, and indirect measure of the intensity of the helminth infections...
  44. Onwujekwe O, Nwagbo D. Investigating starting-point bias: a survey of willingness to pay for insecticide-treated nets. Soc Sci Med. 2002;55:2121-30 pubmed
    ..Future research is required in order to gain a deeper understanding on factors determining peoples' valuation of goods and services, reasons for any type of starting-point bias, and how the bidding game can be improved. ..
  45. Nwagwu W. Effectiveness of sources of HIV/AIDS awareness in a rural community in Imo State, Nigeria. Health Info Libr J. 2008;25:38-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Information awareness programmes should be selected according to the needs of social groups and the most effective information sources concentrated upon. ..
  46. Obuna J, Umeora O, Ejikeme B, Egwuatu V. Uterine fibroids in a tertiary health centre South East Nigeria. Niger J Med. 2008;17:447-51 pubmed
    ..Uterine fibroid is common among gynaecological admissions in Igbo women of Southeastern Nigeria. Infertility is a common presentation necessitating abdominal myomectomy in majority of the cases. ..
  47. Akinola N, Bolarinwa R, Faponle A. The import of abdominal pain in adults with sickle cell disorder. West Afr J Med. 2009;28:83-6 pubmed
    ..Abdominal VOC characterised by diffuse/generalised dull abdominal pain occurred in only Hb SS patients and may be a marker of disease severity in these patients. ..
  48. Ojedokun O. Attitude towards littering as a mediator of the relationship between personality attributes and responsible environmental behavior. Waste Manag. 2011;31:2601-11 pubmed publisher
    ..An integrated approach to litter prevention that combines empowerment, cognitive, social, and technical solutions is recommended as the most effective tool of tackling the litter problem among residents of Ibadan metropolis. ..
  49. Oderinu O, Savage K, Uti O, Adegbulugbe I. Prevalence of self-reported hypersensitive teeth among a group of Nigerian undergraduate students. Niger Postgrad Med J. 2011;18:205-9 pubmed
    ..p>0.05) Hypersensitivity of teeth was common among the students studied but request for treatment was poor. There is need for increased public awareness on prevention and management of common dental conditions. ..
  50. Ingwu J, Nwaiku L, Ohaeri B. Knowledge and practice of end-of-life care among nurses in a teaching hospital in Nigeria. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2016;22:194-9 pubmed publisher
    ..9±1.6 and 2.9±1.5 respectively, as factors negatively influenced their practice of EoLC. It was recommended that workshop or seminar and advocacy on EoLC should be organised to create awareness and raise the practice of EoLC. ..
  51. Ojekale A, Lawal O, Lasisi A, Adeleke T. Phytochemisty and spermatogenic potentials of aqueous extract of Cissus populnea (Guill. and Per) stem bark. ScientificWorldJournal. 2006;6:2140-6 pubmed
    ..We conclude that oral administration of aqueous extracts of the stem bark of Cisssus populnea over a 72-day period to human subjects apparently had no fertility enhancement effects on sperm parameters monitored in this study...
  52. Puepet F, Agaba E, Chuhwak E, Ugoya S. Primary hyperparathyroidism presenting with severe hypertension in a middle aged Nigerian--a case report. Niger Postgrad Med J. 2008;15:58-60 pubmed
    ..This case highlights the need for thorough investigation of cases of hypertension to exclude specifically secondary causes, which in some cases may be endocrine in origin and may easily be corrected. ..
  53. Adelowo O, Ojo O, Oduenyi I, Okwara C. Rheumatoid arthritis among Nigerians: the first 200 patients from a rheumatology clinic. Clin Rheumatol. 2010;29:593-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Rheumatoid arthritis is not uncommon among Nigerian; and clinical, serologic acumen are necessary for early diagnosis and appropriate referral. ..
  54. Olajubu F, Osinupebi O, Deji Agboola M, Jagun E. Seroprevalence of HIV among blood donors, antenatal women and other patients in a tertiary hospital in Nigeria. Braz J Infect Dis. 2009;13:280-3 pubmed
    ..Though, there is high prevalence rate among in- and out-patients, many of these were screened based on manifestation of clinical symptoms. However, more is to be done in the area of prevention of this disease, since no cure is yet found...
  55. Oguanobi N, Onwubere B, Anisiuba B, Ike S, Ejim E, Ibegbulam O. Clinical findings associated with cardiovascular autonomic dysfunction in adult sickle cell anaemia patients. Acta Cardiol. 2012;67:169-75 pubmed
    ..Involvement of the cardiovascular autonomic nervous system in various diseases is often associated with increased morbidity and mortality...
  56. Fajola A, Asuzu M, Owoaje E, Asuzu C, Ige O, Oladunjoye O, et al. A rural-urban comparison of client-provider interactions in patent medicine shops in South west Nigeria. Int Q Community Health Educ. 2011;32:195-203 pubmed publisher
    ..001). PMVs functioned mostly as sales persons supplying clients' drug requests. Strategies to improve PMV treatment practices should include caregiver education to be effective. ..
  57. Iwalokun B, Gbenle G, Adewole T, Akinsinde K. Shigellocidal properties of three Nigerian medicinal plants: Ocimum gratissimum, Terminalia avicennoides, and Momordica balsamina. J Health Popul Nutr. 2001;19:331-5 pubmed
    ..The results suggest that aqueous extracts of O. gratissimum and T. avicennoides as decoctions and concoctions could be useful in the treatment of shigellosis and should be clinically evaluated specially in Nigerian region...
  58. Folayan M, Owotade F, Adejuyigbe E, Sen S, Lawal B, Ndukwe K. The timing of eruption of the primary dentition in Nigerian children. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2007;134:443-8 pubmed
  59. Esere M. Effect of Sex Education Programme on at-risk sexual behaviour of school-going adolescents in Ilorin, Nigeria. Afr Health Sci. 2008;8:120-5 pubmed
    ..Based on this finding, it was recommended that sex education be introduced into the curriculum of secondary school education in Nigeria. ..
  60. Aboyeji A, Ijaiya M, Yahaya U. Ruptured uterus: a study of 100 consecutive cases in Ilorin, Nigeria. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2001;27:341-8 pubmed
    ..The condition is significantly associated with advanced maternal age, grandmultiparity, lack of antenatal care and the low socio-economic status of the patients. ..
  61. Folayan M, Otuyemi O, Esan T, Adeleke A, Adedigba M. Pattern of dental extraction in children in a Nigerian tertiary hospital. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2005;6:80-90 pubmed
    ..The focus of planned dental health care provisions, treatment policies, and training emphasis in child dental care may need to shift to addressing orthodontic needs. ..
  62. Adegoke O, Kyu J, Mukherjee A. In vitro genotoxicity evaluation of 4-carboxyl-2,6-dinitrophenylazohydroxynaphthalenes using human lymphocytes. Food Chem Toxicol. 2012;50:936-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Two of these monoazo dyes show the potential of being used as edible colorants. The results revealed that genotoxicity of congeneric dyes bear a direct relationship to their chemical structure. ..
  63. Amoran O, Ariba A, Iyaniwura C. Determinants of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria during pregnancy (IPTp) utilization in a rural town in Western Nigeria. Reprod Health. 2012;9:12 pubmed
    ..This study highlights the importance of health education of the pregnant women in increasing IPTp uptake despite the regular drug stock out at the facility level in rural areas in low resource countries. ..
  64. Kuponiyi O, Amoran O, Kuponiyi O. School health services and its practice among public and private primary schools in Western Nigeria. BMC Res Notes. 2016;9:203 pubmed publisher
    ..Routine inspection by teachers was the commonest form of health appraisal. This may suggest that more health personnel need to be employed to cater for the health of the school children in Nigeria and other similar developing countries. ..
  65. Ofoezie I, Adeniyi I. The prevalence and endemicity of dracunculiasis in Akowide village, Oyo State, Nigeria. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1990;84:163-9 pubmed
    ..4 +/- 4.7%) than in females (14.8 +/- 2.9%). The severity and duration of incapacitation was high (63%) among the affected persons, and the disease was found to have serious detrimental effects on the socio-economic life of this village. ..
  66. Atolani O, Olatunji G, Fabiyi O, Adeniji A, Ogbole O. Phytochemicals from Kigelia pinnata leaves show antioxidant and anticancer potential on human cancer cell line. J Med Food. 2013;16:878-85 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that the leaves of K. pinnata possess tumor cytotoxic potential and could be part of a drug combination for future cancer chemotherapy...
  67. Anosike J. The status of human filariasis in north-western zone of Bauchi State, Nigeria. Appl Parasitol. 1994;35:133-40 pubmed
    ..01). Fishermen, nomads and farmers had significantly higher infection rates (P < 0.05) than other occupational categories. Suggestions on the disease intervention involving treatment, prevention and vector control are highlighted...
  68. Anumudu C, Okafor C, Ngwumohaike V, Afolabi K, Nwuba R, Nwagwu M. Clinical manifestations and immune response to MSP 1(19) in severe paediatric malaria in Adeoyo state maternity hospital, Ibadan. Afr J Med Med Sci. 2004;33:57-63 pubmed
    ..4 degrees C and peak at 41 degrees C) and severe malaria were the major clinical manifestations of malaria amongst the study population. Severe malaria was found to be associated with other features such as cough, vomiting and diarrhoea. ..
  69. Akanbi O, Odaibo A, Ademowo O. The burden of malaria infection on pregnant women and birth weight of infants in south western Nigeria. East Afr J Public Health. 2009;6:63-8 pubmed
    ..The birth weights of the infants were positively correlated with the Hb levels. This study suggests that malaria infection, anaemia, and gravidity affect the birth weight of infants born in Ibadan, southwestern Nigeria. ..
  70. Ogunlesi T, Olanrewaju D. Socio-demographic factors and appropriate health care-seeking behavior for childhood illnesses. J Trop Pediatr. 2010;56:379-85 pubmed publisher
    ..It is concluded that maternal age, maternal education, and family socioeconomic status are predictors of appropriate healthcare-seeking behaviors for childhood illnesses. ..
  71. Okoye S, Onwuliri C, Anosike J. A survey of predilection sites and degree of disability associated with guineaworm (Dracunculus medinensis). Int J Parasitol. 1995;25:1127-9 pubmed
    ..Of the 5 species of cyclopoid copepods found in their main water source, only Thermocyclops nigerianus and Mesocyclops aequatorialis harboured guineaworm larvae...
  72. Oyagbemi A, Saba A, Ibraheem A. Curcumin: from food spice to cancer prevention. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2009;10:963-7 pubmed
  73. Esezobor C, Iroha E, Oladipo O, Onifade E, Soriyan O, Akinsulie A, et al. Kidney function of HIV-infected children in Lagos, Nigeria: using Filler's serum cystatin C-based formula. J Int AIDS Soc. 2010;13:17 pubmed publisher
    ..HIV-infected children in Nigeria have higher serum cystatin C level and lower eGFR compared to age and sex matched controls. ..
  74. Forbi J, Agwale S. Inverted CD4+/CD8+ ratio associated with AIDS event and death in HIV-1 infected individuals in Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Tanzan J Health Res. 2009;11:144-8 pubmed
    ..These data are useful to determine when intervention with antiretroviral therapy is needed and to determine the likelihood of virological failure. ..
  75. Nnaji G, Ezeagwuna D, Olu E. Prevalence and pattern of cord blood malaria parasitaemia in a general practice setting in sub-Saharan Africa. Niger J Med. 2011;20:83-9 pubmed
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