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Enabling the genomic revolution in Africa
H3Africa is developing capacity for health-related genomics research in Africa Our understanding of genome biology, genomics, and disease, and even human history, has advanced tremendously with theExpand
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Micro- and Macroelemental Composition and Safety Evaluation of the Nutraceutical Moringa oleifera Leaves
Moringa oleifera is a multipurpose plant used in Ghana and most parts of Africa. Its high mineral, protein, and vitamins content has enabled its use as a nutraceutical and panacea for variousExpand
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Sexual risk behaviour among HIV-positive persons in Kumasi, Ghana.
OBJECTIVES To assess the prevalence and predictors of sexual risk behaviours among HIV-positive individuals in clinical care in Kumasi, Ghana. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey of 267 (43 males and 224Expand
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In Vivo Models Used for Evaluation of Potential Antigastroduodenal Ulcer Agents
Peptic ulcer is among the most serious gastrointestinal diseases in the world. Several orthodox drugs are employed for the treatment of the disease. Although these drugs are effective, they produceExpand
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Metabolism of the nephrotoxicant N-(3,5-dichlorophenyl)succinimide by isolated rat hepatocytes.
The agricultural fungicide N-(3,5-dichlorophenyl)succinimide (NDPS) is nephrotoxic in rats, and hepatic biotransformation appears to be involved in the metabolic activation of this compound. NDPSExpand
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Medicinal plants used to treat TB in Ghana.
AIMS The current study was designed to document medicinal plant species that are traditionally used to treat tuberculosis (TB) by Ghanaian communities. METHODS The medicinal plants used against TBExpand
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Antimycobacterial and cytotoxic activity of selected medicinal plant extracts
Ethnopharmacological relevance Tuberculosis (TB) caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis remains an ongoing threat to human health. Several medicinal plants are used traditionally to treat tuberculosisExpand
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Genotoxicity, cytotoxicity and toxicological evaluation of whole plant extracts of the medicinal plant Phyllanthus niruri (Phyllanthaceae).
Phyllanthus niruri is a medicinal plant (commonly known as stone breaker) found in the tropics and other parts of the world. It is known for its capacity to block the formation of calcium oxalateExpand
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Marine Algae as Source of Novel Antileishmanial Drugs: A Review
Leishmaniasis is a vector-borne neglected tropical disease caused by protozoan parasites of the Leishmania genus and transmitted by the female Phlebotomus and Lutzomyia sand flies. The currentlyExpand
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Subchronic toxicity studies of the antidiabetic herbal preparation ADD-199 in the rat: absence of organ toxicity and modulation of cytochrome P450.
The subchronic toxicity of the aqueous antidiabetic herbal extract ADD-199, prepared from Maytenus senegalensis, Annona senegalensis, Kigelia africana and Lanneawelwitschii, and administered at aExpand
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