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Relationship between Female University Students' Knowledge on Menstruation and Their Menstrual Hygiene Practices: A Study in Tamale, Ghana
Positive perception about menstruation and good menstrual hygiene practice safeguards the health of postpubescent females by reducing their vulnerability to reproductive and urinary tract infections.Expand
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Age at Menarche and Factors that Influence It: A Study among Female University Students in Tamale, Northern Ghana
Introduction Age at menarche reflects the health status of a population. This marks the beginning of sexual maturation and is affected by nutritional status and prevailing environmental conditions.Expand
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Prevalence of dysmenorrhea among University students in Northern Ghana; its impact and management strategies
BackgroundThe period of menstruation is an eventful one for a significant number of post-pubescent females as they experience lower abdominal pains referred to as dysmenorrhea. This study conductedExpand
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Sickle Cell Gene Transmission: Do Public Servants in Tamale, Ghana Have the Right Knowledge and Attitude to Curb It?
Introduction: Sickle cell disease (SCD) is exerting enormous public health and economic burden on many countries. To reduce these effects, the World Health Organization is urging countries,Expand
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Medical students' knowledge and attitude towards complementary and alternative medicine – A survey in Ghana
Interest, use of and research into Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM; 補充與替代醫學 bǔ chōng yǔ tì dài yī xué) is on the increase in recent times even in developed countries. It may therefore beExpand
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Reducing the breast cancer menace: the role of the male partner in Ghana.
BACKGROUND Breast cancer continues to be the most common type of cancer afflicting many women worldwide. Presently, educational campaigns and research target only women as if men have no role in theExpand
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Herbal medicine usage before and during pregnancy – a study in Northern Ghana
In the African set up, bringing forth a child is one of the most glamorous events in the life of families especially for the women.1,2 It however becomes an anticlimax if the child is born with anyExpand
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Herbal medicine: a survey on the knowledge and attitude of medical students in Tamale, Ghana
th year classes, totaling 284 completed a questionnaire in a cross-sectional study which assessed their knowledge and attitude towards herbal medicines. Data was analyzed using SPSS 18 and GraphPadExpand
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Concurrent Use of Herbal and Orthodox Medicines among Residents of Tamale, Northern Ghana, Who Patronize Hospitals and Herbal Clinics
Despite the development of more researched and formulated orthodox medicines, herbal medicines continue to be well patronized for persons across the world with some patrons concurrently using bothExpand
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Aqueous extract of Lannea microcarpa attenuates dextran sulphate-induced paw oedema and xylene-induced ear oedema in rodents
Background: Lannea microcarpa Engl. and K. Krause (Family Anacardiaceae), a tropical tree is used traditionally used in Africa for both medicinal and non-medicinal purposes. Folkoric uses of theExpand
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