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Knowledge, attitude and practice of breast self-examination among female undergraduate students in the University of Buea
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The findings highlight the current knowledge gap that exists in the practice of BSE in the prevention of breast cancer in the study population and suggest that Sensitization campaigns and educational programmes ought to be intensified in order to address this issue. Expand
Intestinal parasitic infections in relation to CD4+ T cell counts and diarrhea in HIV/AIDS patients with or without antiretroviral therapy in Cameroon
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A very high prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections was observed, which did not differ with respect to ART status, and low CD4+ T cell count may appear to be a factor forestinal parasitic infections and development of diarrhea. Expand
Knowledge and practices relating to malaria in Ndu community of Cameroon: Signs and symptoms, causes and prevention
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Incorrect malaria preventive methods included avoiding the early morning hot sunrays and traditional medicines, and proper health education messages on malaria determinants are required to improve upon the understanding of the disease. Expand
Ceramide, cerebroside and triterpenoid saponin from the bark of aerial roots of Ficus elastica (Moraceae).
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Ficusamide displayed a moderate in vitro growth inhibitory activity against the human A549 lung cancer cell line and a strong activity against Staphylococcus saprophyticus, while elasticoside showed a potent activity on Enterococcus faecalis. Expand
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection among pregnant women in Cameroon
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It was showed that consumption of raw vegetables and poor quality drinking water are two risk factors associated with Toxoplasma gondii infection amongst pregnant women attending the Douala General Hospital in Cameroon. Expand
The kidney function trends in human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) patients at the Nylon DistrictHospital, Douala, Cameroon
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Findings indicate that renal function is not affected by the seropositivity status of individuals, and the Antiretoviral treatment (ART) naive group when compared to those who were already on ART. Expand
Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Diseases in HIV/AIDS Patients on HAART
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HAART treatment was associated with significantly higher prevalence of hypercholesterolemia, increased LDL-c and hypertension, hence the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Expand
Treatment failure in a typhoid patient infected with nalidixic acid resistant S. enterica serovar Typhi with reduced susceptibility to Ciprofloxacin: a case report from Cameroon
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Treatment failure with ciprofloxacin in this case indicates the presence of nalidixic acid resistant S. enterica serovar Typhi (NARST) with reduced susceptibility to ciprafloxACin in Cameroon (Central Africa). Expand
Epidemiological, clinical features and susceptibility pattern of shigellosis in the buea health district, Cameroon
TLDR
There is a high level of resistance to most of the antibiotics used for the treatment of shigellosis including extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) as well as evidence of Resistance to quinolones. Expand
Prevalence and factors associated with urogenital schistosomiasis among primary school children in barrage, Magba sub-division of Cameroon
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Limiting contact with water from the dam, control of the snail intermediate host, provision of portable water and mass treatment of the entire population are proposed as some of the measures to reduce and eventually eliminate transmission in the area. Expand
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