European Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2023

  • Impact of Some Antioxidants (Allicin-AL, Saponin -SN, Carotenes-CN, Euginol, Vitamins C and E) Rich Vegetables on Common Metabolic Lipid Parameters

    Uhiara Ngozi Sunday, Ohanwe Cyprian Nnanwa, Clement Ezeaku Anikezie, Adesanya Oluwatosin Dorothy, Samuel Emmanuel, Jacob Gabriel Anayo, Uhiara Nkolika Leontina, Yelmi Bitrus

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2023
    Pages: 18-21
    Received: 3 February 2023
    Accepted: 4 March 2023
    Published: 11 April 2023
    Abstract: Attempt at comparing the impact of some antioxidant – rich vegetables (singularly or combinations) on common atherosclerosis lipid parameters. The experiments were conducted in three phases. Phase (A) Five (5) ml each of aqueous extract of (i) fresh (ocimum gratissimum) scent leaf (ii) bitter leafs (vernonia amygdalina) (iii) 2.5ml each of bitter l... Show More
  • Discontinuation Patterns Among Women Using Jadelle Contraceptive Devices in a Tertiary Hospital in South-South Nigeria

    Obinna Njoku, Matthias Gabriel Abah, Uduak Solomon Ocheche, Emmanuel Columba Inyangetoh, Mbereobong Saturday Etuk

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2023
    Pages: 22-27
    Received: 18 March 2023
    Accepted: 10 April 2023
    Published: 22 May 2023
    Abstract: Introduction: The Jadelle subdermal contraceptive implant is a widely used hormonal contraceptive consisting of two rods, each consisting of a Levonorgestrel-releasing core encased in thin-walled silicon-rubber tubing. Our study examined the prevalence and discontinuation patterns of Jadelle among women in a Southern Nigerian Hospital. Materials an... Show More