Pharmaceutical Science and Technology


Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2017

  • CNS-Antidepressant Activity of Crude Extracts and Different Fractions of Stem Bark of Acacia Nilotica

    Md. Mamun-Or-Rashid, Muhammad Ashiqul Islam, Taniya Idris, Md. Shah Amran

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2017
    Pages: 13-19
    Received: 16 June 2017
    Accepted: 5 July 2017
    Published: 16 August 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.pst.20170102.11
    Abstract: According to the World Health Report, approximately 450 million people suffer from a mental or behavioral disorder. This amounts of 12.3% of the global burden of disease, and will rise to 15% by 2020. Depression is most prevalent mental disorder and it is recognized to be symptomatically, psychologically and biologically heterogeneous. The crude me... Show More
  • The Role of Door Handles in the Spread of Microorganisms of Public Health Consequences in University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Benin City, Edo State

    Augustine Brian Odigie, Frederick Osaro Ekhiase, Paul Ikechukwu Orjiakor, Sunday Omozuwa

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2017
    Pages: 20-21
    Received: 19 June 2017
    Accepted: 3 July 2017
    Published: 9 August 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.pst.20170102.12
    Abstract: This study was aimed at investigating the microbial loads of surfaces of door handles at University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) with a view to understanding their roles in the transmission of pathogenic microorganisms. Eleven (11) sampling units were identified and used for the study. They included: Emergency Ward, Paediatric Ward, Male and F... Show More