Science Journal of Clinical Medicine

Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2015

  • Risky Sexual Behavior and Associated Factors Among High School Youth in Pawe Woreda Benishangul Gumuz Region

    Mulatu Agajie, Tefera Belachew, Tizta Tilahun, Muluwas Amentie

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 67-75
    Received: 19 May 2015
    Accepted: 29 May 2015
    Published: 25 June 2015
    Abstract: Background: Youths’ sexual behaviour affects their physical, psychological and social well-being leading to death. Youth are at high risk of Human Immune Virus (HIV) and Sexual Transmitted Infection (STI) despite high level of knowledge about HIV/STI. Objective: to assess risky sexual behaviour and associated factors among high school youth 15- 24 ... Show More
  • Prevalence of Hyperuricemia (HU) in Arterial Hypertension

    Bâ Hamidou Oumar, Menta Ichaka, Maiga Asmaou Kéita, Daou Adama, Diall Ilo Bella, Coulibaly Souleymane, Doumbia Coumba Thiam, Daffé Sanoussi, Sidibé Noumou, Sangaré Ibrahima, Millogo Georges Rosario Christian, Touré Mamadou, Sidibé Salimata, Diarra Mamadou Bocary

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 76-79
    Received: 29 May 2015
    Accepted: 15 June 2015
    Published: 4 July 2015
    Abstract: Introduction: Hyperuricemia constitutes a risk for many organs and its prevalence is high ranging from 15-20% up to 35% in developing countries. HU relation to arterial hypertension was pointed out in the end of the XIX century and is recognized as independent cardiovascular risk factor. Thus HU is less studied in our environment which justifies ou... Show More