American Journal of Health Research

Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017

  • Spectrum of Uropathogens and Antimicrobial Susceptibility in Clinically Diagnosed Cases of Urinary Tract Infection in the Bamenda Regional Hospital, Cameroon

    Marie Ebob Agbortabot Bissong, Carlson Mbah, Frank Eric Tatsing Foka, Henri-Lucien Kamga

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 19-24
    Received: Dec. 08, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 09, 2017
    Published: Mar. 02, 2017
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    Abstract: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the common bacterial infections in humans both in the community and hospital settings. In spite of the availability and use of antimicrobial drugs, UTIs have shown increasing trends in recent years. Antimicrobial resistance among uropathogens is a serious health threat as this may complicate treatment, even... Show More
  • Depressive Symptoms Life Satisfaction and Cognitive Health Status Among University Students in Nigeria by Gender and Ethnicity

    Ezenna Michael Agwu, Stephen Draper, Mark De Ste Croix

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 25-37
    Received: Oct. 16, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 19, 2017
    Published: Mar. 03, 2017
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    Abstract: Background: The health determinant model indicates that certain socio-cultural, socio-demographic, environmental, and lifestyle factors influence health status and wellbeing of any population group in any given nation Previous studies have suggested the need for regional and interregional comparison of health inequalities due to the interaction of ... Show More
  • Prevalence of Diabetic Complications and Its Associated Factors Among Diabetes Mellitus Patients Attending Diabetes Mellitus Clinics; Institution Based Cross Sectional Study

    Kidist Reba Lebeta, Zeleke Argaw, Bizuayehu Walle Birhane

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 38-43
    Received: Aug. 02, 2016
    Accepted: Feb. 22, 2017
    Published: Mar. 09, 2017
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    Abstract: Diabetes is a chronic disease, leading to many complications. Therefore the aim of this study was to determine the prevalence ofdiabetic complications and its associated factors. To provide evidence for this conjecture, Institution-based cross-sectional study was conducted. Samples were chosen by systematic sampling technique. Data were collected b... Show More
  • Expression of Transforming Growth Factorα and Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor in Thyroid Carcinoma

    Tahani Abduljabbar Nasser, Kareem Hamed Ghali, Hameed Naeem Mousa

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 44-49
    Received: Jan. 17, 2017
    Accepted: Feb. 18, 2017
    Published: Mar. 09, 2017
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    Abstract: The current study was performed on 178 paraffin embedded tissue specimens, included 111 of them were affected by thyroid carcinoma, 46 were benign neoplastic and 21individuals as control group. The study was carried out in Laboratory of College of Science, University of Wasit in collaboration with AL-Hussein Teaching Hospital and Ibn al-Bitar Labor... Show More
  • Study on Intestinal Helminth Parasites in School Children of Rangeli Municipality of Morang District in Eastern Nepal

    Shiva Narayan Yadav, Sanjay Mahato

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 50-53
    Received: Jan. 24, 2017
    Accepted: Feb. 21, 2017
    Published: Mar. 09, 2017
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    Abstract: This study was accomplished on school children with the objective to define the prevalence of intestinal helminth parasites. A total of 3000 of stool samples were randomly collected from children of five schools in Rangeli municipality and were examined by a routine by saline and smear techniques. 83.3% stool samples were infected with helminth par... Show More