Biomedical Sciences

Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2020

  • Colostrum Feeding Practices and Associated Factors Among Mothers Having Children Less Than 12 Months of Age in Wolaita Sodo City, Wolaita, Ethiopia 2019

    Daniel Baza Gargamo

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 17-24
    Received: 21 February 2020
    Accepted: 4 March 2020
    Published: 9 June 2020
    Abstract: Back ground: Colostrum is the principal milk produced in the first few days after delivery. It is a normative ordinary for the newborns concerning the comprehensive form of nutrition which is well thought –out as the “golden milk” is highly nutritious and contains anti-infective substances. It is very rich in vitamin A, protein and recommended as t... Show More
  • Assessing Ethnophysiological Use of Spices and Condiments in Bahir Dar City Market, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia: Ethnophysiological Qualitative Study

    Dessalegn Demeke, Biruk Getahun, Destaw Mulualem Atinafu

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 25-30
    Received: 28 January 2020
    Accepted: 25 February 2020
    Published: 15 June 2020
    Abstract: Spices and condiments are substances added to foods to enhance aroma and taste. The aim of this study addresses the traditional preparation of spice and condiments and give value for indigenous knowledge in the local society. A community survey was conducted. One hundred sixty-nine informants were selected by using a random sampling technique. Semi... Show More
  • A Qualitative Study to Explore Adolescent Girls Belief on Menstruation and Health Seeking Behavior

    Karuna Bhattarai, Rajendra Karkee, Anup Ghimire, Prajjwal Pyakurel, Purna Prasad Sharma, Tara Ballav Adhikari, Rama Shrestha

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 31-37
    Received: 25 April 2020
    Accepted: 18 May 2020
    Published: 16 June 2020
    Abstract: Background: To study issues related to menstruation and health seeking practices to address the importance of the reproductive health of adolescent girls. Methods: A qualitative study was conducted in Surkhet district, Province 6 of Western Nepal. Information was collected from four focus group discussions (FGDs). Two FGDs were conducted among adol... Show More
  • Distribution and Contribution of K13-propeller Gene to Artemisinin Resistance in sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review

    Laura Nyawira Wangai, Kenny Kimani Kamau, Immaculate Marwa, Elly OMunde, Samuel Mburu, John Mwangi, Mark Webale, Dennis Butto, Lucy Kamau, John Hiuhu

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 38-43
    Received: 26 May 2020
    Accepted: 10 June 2020
    Published: 20 June 2020
    Abstract: The observed clinical failure after treatment with artemisinin combination therapy (ACT) has recently been confirmed in western Cambodia. Evidence of declining ACT efficacy has also been reported in Africa. Molecular markers for artemisinin resistance have played an essential role in monitoring the spread of the resistant phenotype and identifying ... Show More