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Knowledge and beliefs about cervical cancer screening among men in Kumasi, Ghana.
INTRODUCTION The age-standardized mortality rate for cervical cancer in Ghana, West Africa is more than three times the global cervical cancer mortality rate (27.6/100,000 vs. 7.8/100,000Expand
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Asymptomatic urinary tract infections in pregnant women attending antenatal clinic in Cape Coast, Ghana
Urinary tract infections culminating from poor diagnosis during pregnancy puts pregnant women at high risk of serious complications. This study investigated the incidence of urinary tract infectionsExpand
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A hydro-ethanolic extract of Synedrella nodiflora (L.) Gaertn ameliorates hyperalgesia and allodynia in vincristine-induced neuropathic pain in rats
Abstract Background: The hydro-ethanolic extract of Synedrella nodiflora (L.) Gaertn whole plant has demonstrated analgesic effects in acute pain models. The extract has also demonstratedExpand
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Prevalence and Self-Management of Female Sexual Dysfunction among Women inSix Regions of Ghana: A Cross- Sectional Study
Background: Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) is widespread and a relevant health condition among women. Few women seek medical care, yet, the patronage of female sex-enhancing agents from theExpand
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Immunomodulatory and erythropoietic effects of aqueous extract of the fruits of Solanum torvum Swartz (Solanaceae)
Aim The effect of Solanum torvum (Fam: Solanaceae) on delayed type hypersensitivity (DTH) response, hemagglutinating antibody (HA) titer, white blood cells (WBC), red blood cells (RBC) and hemoglobinExpand
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Hypoglycaemic activity of ethanolic leaf extract and fractions of Holarrhena floribunda (Apocynaceae)
Holarrhena floribunda is a common plant that has traditionally been used in Africa to treat many diseases such as fever, dysentery, sterility and diabetes. This study was set out to evaluate theExpand
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Ethnomedicinal survey and in vitro anti-plasmodial activity of the palm Borassus aethiopum Mart.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Malaria remains a major global health threat, with the heaviest burden of disease in sub-Saharan Africa. Effective treatment is not available in many affected areas,Expand
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The efficacy of NHIS-listed anti-glaucoma drugs in the manage- ment of primary open-angle glaucoma
Ghana is the most affected country in Africa as far as glaucoma is concerned. This study therefore aims at determining the efficacy of the National Health Insurance Scheme listed anti-glaucoma drugsExpand
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Anti-secretory effects of a dichloromethane fraction of the stem bark of Piliostigma reticulatum (Cesalpiniaceae)
This study reports the effect of a dichloromethane fraction of the stem bark of Piliostigma reticulatum, a plant with anti-diarrhoeal properties, on the concentrations of electrolytes and the weightExpand
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