Adeyeye Olufunke Olayinka

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CONTEXT In Nigeria, much has been reported on the unacceptably high disease burden of Tuberculosis (TB) and Diabetes Mellitus (DM) but not the possible co-existence of these diseases. AIM This study was conducted to document the co-existence of DM and TB in persons with established TB. SETTINGS AND DESIGN This was a cross-sectional study conducted at a(More)
RICOM-1013-J (Ricinus communis var minor) administered orally once to each of 12 women volunteers at a dose of 2.5-2.7 g per 8 months, protected against pregnancy over a period of 7-8 months of study. A study of the effect of a contraceptive dose (20 mg/kg) on metabolic parameters in rat (food and water in-take, urine and faecal output and body weight) over(More)
An ether-soluble fraction of a methanol extract of Ricinus communis var. minor seeds administered subcutaneously to adult female rats and rabbits at doses up to 1.2 g/kg and 600 mg/kg, respectively, in divided doses showed anti-implantation and anticonceptive activities. Laparotomy performed on Day 10 and Day 15 of pregnancy on mated female rats and rabbits(More)
The seeds of Ricinus communis Linn, RICOM-1013-J, administered as a single oral dose of 2.3-2.5 g once per 12 months protected against pregnancy in 50 women volunteers for a period of one year. The antifertility and contraceptive efficacy of the seed was demonstrated in this study. Clinical observation revealed very minimal side effects. Some of the side(More)
The effects of ethanol extracts of Bridelia ferruginea leaves and stem bark on purinergic neurotransmission in the rat bladder were investigated. The stem bark extract potentiated the contraction of the bladder evoked by exogenous adenosine 5-triphosphate (ATP) but depressed KCl-induced contractions in a dose-related pattern; these two opposite actions(More)
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