Biomedical Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021

  • Effects of Macamide B on the Expression of SIRT1 in Brain Tissue of Neonatal Mice with Hypoxic-ischemic Brain Damage

    Ke Niu, Fengjie Xu, Guangyong Wang, Manhong Zeng

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 64-68
    Received: 2 June 2021
    Accepted: 19 June 2021
    Published: 15 July 2021
    Abstract: Neonatal hypoxic-ischemic brain damage (HIBD) is the main cause of severe neurological diseases and death in newborns. Macamide B is an effective monomer extracted from Maca (Lepidium meyenii Walpers), which has important biological activities such as neuroprotection and neuromodulation. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether Macamide... Show More
  • Dietary Factors Associated with Osteoporosis Among Post-Menopausal Women: A Study in a District Hospital, Jamalpur, Bangladesh

    Fakhria Alam, Gulnar Begum, Farida Begum, Md. Alauddin

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 69-73
    Received: 26 April 2021
    Accepted: 31 May 2021
    Published: 5 August 2021
    Abstract: Introduction: Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone, makes too little bone, or both. As a result, bones become weak and may break from a fall or, in serious cases, from sneezing or minor bumps. The aim of the study was to assess dietary Factors Associated with Osteoporosis among Post-Menopausal Women. Material... Show More
  • Haematological Indices as a Measure of Quality of Life Amongst Inmates of Port Harcourt Correctional Institutions

    Theresa Awortu Jeremiah, Ransom Baribefii Jacob, Zaccheaus Awortu Jeremiah, Ifeoma Bessie Enweani-Nwokelo, Chris Anyamene

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 74-80
    Received: 8 July 2021
    Accepted: 16 July 2021
    Published: 9 August 2021
    Abstract: Restriction to health care and poor medical attention to inmates in correctional institutions in Port Harcourt has provided a gap in knowledge about their general health as well as their haematological indices status. Haematological indices are derivatives of complete blood count (CBC) used in the evaluation of overall health and detect a wide rang... Show More
  • Effect of Obesity on Tissue Factor, Tissue Plasminogen Activator and Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor Among Obese People in Sapele Southern Nigeria

    Kingsley Chukwuka Amaihunwa, Emmanuel Asuquo Etim, Everista Odaburhine Osime, Zacchaeus Awortu Jeremiah

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 81-85
    Received: 2 August 2021
    Accepted: 11 August 2021
    Published: 23 August 2021
    Abstract: Background/Objective: Obesity is a medical condition in which adipose tissue accumulates to the extent of having adverse effect on certain procaogulant factors such as: Human Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor (PAI), tissue Plasminogen Activator (t-PA) and Tissue Factor (TF) of adults in Nigeria. This study therefore aims to evaluate the impacts of ob... Show More
  • Patterns and Differentials of Age at First Motherhood Among Married Adolescents in Bangladesh

    Md. Abdul Karim, Mohammad Omar Faruk

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 86-94
    Received: 5 August 2021
    Accepted: 18 September 2021
    Published: 23 September 2021
    Abstract: Background: The focal point of this study is to investigate the current scenario of age at first motherhood among ever married adolescents in Bangladesh because early initiation into childbearing is generally the most important determinant of reproductive span, large family size, and population growth. Methods: The study uses the 2017-18 nationally... Show More
  • Analyzed the Resistance of Influenza B Virus in Shangrao

    Changhe Cheng, Lanxing Liu, Xiaolong Liu, Zhang Yanyan, Lai Yu

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 95-98
    Received: 4 September 2021
    Accepted: 22 September 2021
    Published: 30 September 2021
    Abstract: Influenza B is one of the main pathogens of human infection, especially among children and adolescents. The incidence rate and mortality rate are higher after infection. Vaccines and drugs are the most effective means to prevent and treat influenza virus. However, due to the characteristics of easy mutation of influenza virus, there are many drug-r... Show More