African Journal of Biomedical Research

Current Issue

Vol. 25 No. 2 (2022)
Published June 30, 2022

The African Journal of biomedical Research is conceived as an academic and professional journal covering all fields within the Biomedical Sciences including the allied health fields. Articles from the Physical Sciences and humanities related to the Medical Sciences are also within the scope of the journal. The African Journal of Biomedical Research publishes full-length papers, review articles intended to throw light on recent advances in areas within its scope, short communications, rapid communications and mini-reviews. The journal also carries news on conferences, workshops and products. The guiding principle is consistency.

Original Articles

Ademola Adekanmi
113 - 119
Determination of Fetal gestational age in singleton pregnancies: Accuracy of ultrasonographic placenta thickness and volume at a Nigerian tertiary Hospital.
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Alphonsus Rukevwe Isara, Joy Chinyere Nwaogwugwu
121 - 128
Sexual and reproductive health knowledge, attitude and behaviours of in-school adolescents in Benin City, Nigeria
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Doris Anaemene, Eziuche Ochogu
129 - 133
Prevalence, symptoms and lifestyle aspect of peptic ulcer disease among students of a Nigerian University
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Idang ojong, C.C. Chukwudozie, A.D Nsemo, E.C Enebeli
135 - 141
Midwives’ Perception and Practice of Respectful Maternity Care During Pregnancy and Childbirth in Selected Health Facilities in Cross River State, Nigeria
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John Akanbi
143 - 151
The Relationship Between Nutritional Status and Cognition of School Age Children
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Dr. Monica Ewomazino Akokuwebe, Erhabor Sunday Idemudia
153 - 161
A Community Study of the Risk Factors and Perceived Susceptibility to Kidney Disease Risk in Lagos State, South West Nigeria
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Amase Nyamngee
163 - 167
Genetic Diversity of Plasmodium falciparum Based on Merozoite Surface Proteins 1 and 2 Genes
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Godwin John
169 - 174
Molecular Characterization of Lactic Acid Bacteria Isolated from Food Samples with Potentials for Bacteriocin Production
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Adeola Oluboyo, John Omoju , Bernard Oluboyo
175 - 179
Serum Hepcidin levels and Iron indices in HIV Infected patients in a Nigerian Community
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Adame Nakoro, Komi Komi Koukoura, Boabiyale Titone , Tchadjobo Tchacondo
181 - 184
Biomedical Waste Management in Public Health Centers in Lome, Togo
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Benjamin O Emikpe, Patrick Boasiako
185 - 189
Evaluation of Two Newcastle Vaccination Regimes Commonly used for Commercial Layer Production in Ghana
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Adelekan Okunlade, Bamidele Nyemike Ogunro
191 - 196
Characterization and antibiotic resistance of E. coli recovered from healthy captive Non – human Primates in Nigeria.
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Margaret Bukola Fatudimu, Winnifred Omono Okoro, Talhatu Kolapo Hamzat
197 - 203
Reference Values and Prediction Equation for Six-Minute Walk Distance in Children Aged 6-12 Years
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Adaze Enogieru, Faith Egbon
205 - 213
Neurobehavioural and Histological Alterations in Lead Acetate-Exposed Rats Pretreated with Aqueous Leaf Extract of Vernonia amygdalina
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Esosa Uhunmwangho, Onoriode Oyiborhoro, Celestina Olafusi, Ekene Ubaka, Omoghan Nathatcher , Daniel Akinmoye , Henry Momoh
215 - 220
Effect of African Walnut (Tetracarpidium conophorum) Seed Oil on 3-Methylcholanthrene-Induced Mammary Carcinogenesis and Expression of COX-2 and PPAR-ɣ in Female Wistar Rats
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Oluwatoyin Medubi, Leke Medubi, Ramat Lawal, Michael Babalola, Simileoluwa Olusoga, Seun Oluokun
221 - 228
Augmentation of Gut Microbiome improves Melatonin concentration, Sperm parameters and testicular Steroidogenesis in light-polluted Rat.
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Zakaria Alhaji Isa, Sani H. Gaba
229 - 233
Effect of Aqueous Extract of Evolvulus alsinoides Linn. on Some Blood Parameters and the Histology of the Spleen in Rats
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Opeyemi Ogunsuyi, Ganiu Oboh, Odunayo Oluokun, Gulmira Özek, Fatih Göger
235 - 241
Effect of Bitter kola seed supplemented diet on Ageing, cholinesterase activities and redox status in Drosophila melanogaster model
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A.T.H Mokogwu, J. O Ikpefan, O. B Eyenubo, G. O Avwioro
243 - 247
Hypoglycaemic and hypolipidemic effect of alcoholic extract of common Sage (Salvia officinalis) in Streptozotocin –Induced diabetic Rabbits
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Hauwa Ahmed Zailani, E.A Balogun, J.O Adebayo
249 - 255
In vitro and In vivo Antiplasmodial Activities and Cytotoxicities of Clerodendrum violaceum Leaf Extracts
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Short Communication

Rashydah Ahmed, Hajara Ibrahim, Musa .I Yakubu, Peter Balami Dickson
257 - 260
Phytochemical and Anti-inflammatory studies on the leaf of Scoparia dulcis Linn
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Prof. Frank Mojiminiyi, Blessing Pereye, Mohammad Ndakotsu, Nnaemeka Ndodo, Dorcas Ikhuenbor, Vincent Igbokwe
261 - 264
Effect of Hibiscus Sabdariffa Calyx Extract on Haematologic Indices in Sickle Cell Anaemia In-vitro
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Study protocol

Akinkunmi Paul Okekunle, Osahon Jeffery Asowata, Olajide Jeremiah Akinpeloye, Rahman Olahan, Adewale Emmanuel Ayodele, Boluwatife Joseph Olaleye, Olukunmi Olatunji Akanni, Onoja Matthew Akpa
265 - 271
Community-based Investigation of the Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Diseases in Ibadan and suburbs (COMBAT-CVDs): Design and Methods
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I. A Adeoye, E. A Bamgboye, A.O Omigbodun
273 - 280
IbPCS - Ibadan Pregnancy Cohort Study, A Prospective Cohort Study Protocol
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Mini Review

Kofi Adesi Kyei, Justina Baaba Kyei, Doris Kitson-Mills, Joseph Daniels, Isaac Biney, Baba Mahama
281 284
The Management of Cancer in Ghana Using Three Selected Public Health Theories : Management of Cancer in Ghana
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