NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF DIOSCOREA BULBIFERA (AERIAL YAM)

NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF DIOSCOREA BULBIFERA (AERIAL YAM) ABSTRACT Dioscorea bulbifera is a major stable food crop which is a species of yam widely distributed around the world in tropical and subtropical regions. Dioscorea bulbifera have been traditionally used to lower glycemic index, thus providing a more sustained form of energy and better protection against obesity […]

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A STUDY ON THE EFFECT OF PROCESSING METHODS ON THE TOXICOLOGICAL COMPONENT OF UKPO MUCUNA SLOANEI)

A STUDY ON THE EFFECT OF PROCESSING METHODS ON THE TOXICOLOGICAL COMPONENT OF UKPO MUCUNA SLOANEI) ABSTRACT Matured Mucuna Sloanei “Ukpo) seeds were sorted cleaned, cracked to expose the cotyledons. The cotyledons were divided into three equal parts. A portion was roasted in hot ash for 50 min while a portion was boiled at 1000c […]

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A STUDY ON THE EFFECT OF PROCESSING METHODS ON THE TOXICOLOGICAL COMPONENT OF UKPO MUCUNA SLOANEI)

ABSTRACT Matured Mucuna Sloanei “Ukpo) seeds were sorted cleaned, cracked to expose the cotyledons. The cotyledons were divided into three equal parts. A portion was roasted in hot ash for 50 min while a portion was boiled at 1000c for 30 mins. A raw sample was used as a control. The sample were milled, sieved […]

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A TOTAL OF 34 INDIGENOUSLY MANUFACTURED PHARMACEUTICAL ORAL LIQUIDS WERE PURCHASED FROM DIFFERENT POTENT MEDICINE STORES IN OWERRI MAIN MARKET FROM AUGUST TO OCTOBER

TABLE OF CONTENTS Title page Certification    =     =     =     =     =     =     =     ii Dedication      =     =     =     =     =     =     =     iii Acknowledgment = =     =     =     =     =     =     iv Abstract =     =     =     =     =     =     =     =     V Table of content =  =     =     =     =     =     =     vi CHAPTER ONE […]

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AN ASSESSMENT OF THE CAUSES AND HEALTH IMPLICATIONS OF FLOOD DISASTER ON HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION African countries have been identified as amongst the most vulnerable places in the world due to climate change and climate variability, anthropogenic activities are a contributory cause to the extreme rise in global atmospheric temperature and the resulting climate change phenomena (IPCC{intergovernmental panel on climate change}, 2007). Flooding disaster is when a […]

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AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE IN-VITRO ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF UDARA LEAF

CHAPTER ONE 1.0    INTRODUCTION The search for healing power from plants in as old as man people in all continents of the world have long applied poultices and imbibed infusions of hundreds (if not thousands) of indigenous plants dating back to prehistorically period (Duke and Wain 1981: Nostro et al, 2000). Till date, natural plant […]

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ANTIBACTERIAL AND PHYTOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF Phyllanthus niruri ON SELECTED BACTERIA

ABSTRACT The antibacterial and phytochemical properties of the leaf, stem and root extracts of Phyllanthus niruri were carried out against Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella sp. and Staphylococcus aureus. The identification of the isolates was done by standard microbiological techniques which include Gram staining and biochemical methods. The various solvents used include: hot water, cold […]

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ANTIMIROBIAL INVESTIGATION OF CYMBOPOGON CITRATE (LEMON GRASS)

 INTRODUCTION Cymbopogon citrate is also known as lemon grass is a genus of about 55 species of grasses, native to worm temperature and tropical regions of the old word and oceania. It is fall povennial grass, common names include barbed wire grass, silky heads, citronella grass, fever grass or hierba luisa (Adsimon 2001) among many […]

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ASSESSMENT OF SOME HAEMOTOLOGICAL PARAMETER ON MALARIA PATIENT AT GENERAL HOSPITAL OWERRI

ABTRACT Hematological parameters are measurable indices of the blood that serve as a marker for disease diagnosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate hematological parameters of patients with malaria in Nigeria. This was a prospective study in which the full blood count of patients, with malaria attending the General Hospital Owerri, Nigeria from […]

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ASYMPTOMATIC BACTERIURIA AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN ATTENDING ANTENATAL CLINIC OF GENERAL HOSPITAL EKWULOBIA

TABLE OF CONTENT Title                                                                                 i Approval                                                                          ii Dedication                                                                       iii Acknowledgement                                                            iv Table of Contents                                                             v   CHAPTER ONE Introduction                                                                   1 Aim of Study                                                                    3 Significance of Study                                                               4 Scope of study                                                                 4 CHAPTER TWO Literature Review                                                           5 Prevalence of asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy     5 Predisposing Factors                                                                7 Symptoms                                                                        9 Complications of asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy        […]

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