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Volume 10, Number 2, Year 2019

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G.S. Oladipo, Ph.D


The current issue of the Journal of Anatomical Sciences contains 22 reports of well researched and reviewed scientific papers that will appeal to many readers of the journal. Most articles are from the major areas of Anatomical Sciences. There is a good spread of local and foreign papers. This ...

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The attendant overcrowding in dissecting rooms and difficulty in procurement and preservation of cadavers, variations present in cadaveric specimen and the need to learn layout to recreate common surgical operations were the reasons for which the concept of anatomical modeling was opted for. The aim...

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The concept of anatomical modelling was brought to the fore as a result of difficulty in procurement and preservation of cadavers and the attendant overcrowding in dissecting rooms, variations present in cadaveric specimen and the need to learn layout to recreate common surgical operations. This stu...

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Enaibe BU, Lewu FS, Olajide OJ, Bamisi O, Atoyebi A, Keji ST; Arogundade TT, Yawson EO, Tokunbo OS; Ojo OD

Neuroprotective Effects of Kolaviron on the Hippocampus of Foetal Wistar Rats in-Utero using Biochemical Markers

Pregnancy spans from conception till birth. Drugs and substances administered during pregnancy have the potential to reach the brain by crossing the blood brain barrier (BBB). Kolaviron has been reported to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. This study aimed to investigate the effe...

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Enaibe BU, Ajibade AE, Lewu FS, Olajide OJ, Arogundade TT, Yawson EO, Tokunbo OS, Bamisi O, Atoyebi A, Keji ST, Ojo OD and Alabi AS

Neuroanatomical studies of crude aqueous annona muricata leaf extract on hippocampus of the maternal and foetal Wistar rats

The period of conception to child birth is a very sensitive period and occurs naturally without any interference but the food or drinks consumed during this period has a major role to play on the developmental stages of the fetus either positively or negatively. Hence, the critical study on some h...

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Uchewa OO, Okornkwo SO, Egwu JA, Okoronkwo AC and Chukwu AM

Cardiotoxicity Induced Lead Acetate: The Role of Ficus Vogelii Extract

The heart as it is one of the major organs that sustain the part of human body because the contractility of its muscles helps to supply blood that maintains them. To investigate the effects of lead acetate on the cardiac muscles and the potency of the extract of Ficus vogelii as a useful herb. The...

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Abue AD, Rimamtsab J, Umana UE, Ujaddughe OM, Aniah JA

Work-Related Physical Activities Associated with Musculoskeletal Disorders

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are injury or pain affecting the musculoskeletal system. According to previous studies, MSD decrease productivity at work due to sick leave, absenteeism and early retirement, and are also costly in terms of treatment. This study assessed work-related physical activ...

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Consumption of fructose, widely used in food processing including soft drinks, has been associated with the occurrence of prediabetes and its complications. This has greatly contributed to the rapid increase in the number of people living with Diabetes Mellitus globally. Senna siamea, a tropical p...

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This study was done to evaluate the relationship between low back pain (LBP) duration and selected anthropometric parameters. A total of 990 Participants, comprising 685 male and 305 female subjects were recruited by convenient purposive sampling method after detailed explanation of research proce...

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Lead (Pb2+) is a toxic heavy metal, unsafe even in small amounts. This study evaluated the histological and biochemical effects of lead acetate at different durations and dose on the liver of Wistar rats of both sexes. Thirty-Six (36) adult Wistar rats, were categorized into six groups, with each g...

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Cassava is a root vegetable widely consumed in developing countries. It provides some important nutrients and resistant starch, which may have health benefits. Cassava can have dangerous effects too, especially if it is eaten raw and in large quantities. Of immense significance is the presence of c...

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