EFFECT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON FARMING PRACTICES IN KEBBI STATE, NIGERIA

EFFECT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON FARMING PRACTICES IN KEBBI STATE, NIGERIA   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Climate change and variability are concerns of human being. The recurrent droughts and floods threaten seriously the livelihood of billions of people who depend on land for most of their needs. The global economy is adversely […]

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ANALYSIS OF FOOD SECURITY AND POVERTY STATUS AMONG HOUSEHOLDS IN EHIME MBANO

ANALYSIS OF FOOD SECURITY AND POVERTY STATUS AMONG HOUSEHOLDS IN EHIME MBANO ABSTRACT The research proffers an analysis of food security and poverty status among households in Ehime Mbano. It elucidates the nature of food security and poverty status, portrays the challenges of food security and poverty and provides measures to enhance food security alleviate […]

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ECONOMICS OF OIL PALM SEEDLING PRODUCTION

ECONOMICS OF OIL PALM SEEDLING PRODUCTION ABSTRACT The study determined the economics of oil palm seedlings production in Edo South Senatorial district, Edo State.  The specific objective was to examine the socio-economic characteristics of the oil palm seedlings producers, identify the methods adopted in raising oil palm seedlings in the study area, to estimate this […]

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MODULATORY EFFECT OF AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF PHOENIX DACTYLIFERA LINNFRUIT ON COGNITION IN SWISS ALBINO MICE

MODULATORY EFFECT OF AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF PHOENIX DACTYLIFERA LINNFRUIT ON COGNITION IN SWISS ALBINO MICE   Abstract Phoenix dactylifera fruits possess essential properties such as analgesic, antioxidant, and nephroprotective activity but there is paucity of information on researches centered on the benefits of Phoenix dactylifera in learning and memory. This study was designed to evaluate the effects of Phoenix […]

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EFFECTS OF HYDROETHANOLIC EXTRACT OF THE SEEDS OF SESAMUMINDICUM ON SOME REPRODUCTIVE PARAMETERS OF FEMALE ALBINO RATS

EFFECTS OF HYDROETHANOLIC EXTRACT OF THE SEEDS OF SESAMUMINDICUM ON SOME REPRODUCTIVE PARAMETERS OF FEMALE ALBINO RATS ABSTRACT Phytoestrogens are natural estrogenic agents present in plants. Phytoestrogens are any plant compounds structurally and/or functionally similar to ovarian and placental estrogens and their active metabolites. Sesamumindicum is one of the phytoestrogen containing seeds used by man for food […]

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EFFECT OF VITAMINS C AND E ON MEMORY IN ADULT MICE

EFFECT OF VITAMINS C AND E ON MEMORY IN ADULT MICE ABSTRACT Vitamins C and E are naturally present in some foods and are available as dietary supplements. While vitamin C is also known as L-ascorbic acid, vitamin E is a generic name for tocopherols and tocotrienols each with α, β, γ and δ subunits. […]

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EFFECT OF CAFFEINE ON BLOOD GLUCOSE AND LIPID PROFILE IN ALLOXAN-INDUCED DIABETIC WISTAR RATS

EFFECT OF CAFFEINE ON BLOOD GLUCOSE AND LIPID PROFILE IN ALLOXAN-INDUCED DIABETIC WISTAR RATS Abstract Diabetes mellitus is characterized by hyperglycemia. Caffeine has been suggested to be capable of disrupting glucose metabolism. The effects of caffeine on blood glucose level and on lipid profile of alloxan induced diabetic Wistar rats were studied. The effect of […]

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THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LEPTIN AND ANTHROPOMETRIC PARAMETERS IN TYPE 2 DIABETIC PATIENTS IN KANO, NIGERIA

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LEPTIN AND ANTHROPOMETRIC PARAMETERS IN TYPE 2 DIABETIC PATIENTS IN KANO, NIGERIA   ABSTRACT Obesity, a state of hyperleptinemia and leptin resistance, may play a role in the aeitiopathogenesis of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Leptin hormone which was originally recognized for its role as a satiety factor has now been implicated in […]

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AMELIORATIVE EFFECT OF SELENIUM YEAST ON SOME PHYSIOLOGICAL PARAMETERS IN STREPTOZOTOCIN-INDUCED DIABETIC WISTAR RATS

AMELIORATIVE EFFECT OF SELENIUM YEAST ON SOME PHYSIOLOGICAL PARAMETERS IN STREPTOZOTOCIN-INDUCED DIABETIC WISTAR RATS ABSTRACT Oxidative stress and lipid peroxidation are central factors in the metabolic dysfunctions and pathologies associated with diabetes. The results from studies on the benefits of Selenium a trace element with antioxidant, anti-lipidemic and anti-inflammatory properties, in diabetes mellitus have been […]

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EFFECTS OF AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF MISTLETOE (Tapinanthus globiferus) LEAF ON THE KIDNEY OF ADULT WISTAR RATS

EFFECTS OF AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF MISTLETOE (Tapinanthus globiferus) LEAF ON THE KIDNEY OF ADULT WISTAR RATS The medicinal values of some species of Mistletoes (Tapinanthus globiferus) growing in the West African sub-region have been reviewed along with some considerations of their chemistries and local uses. Studies carried out revealed that mistletoes showed hypotensive, hypoglycemic etc.This […]

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MOLECULAR EVALUATION OF THE ANTI DIABETIC EFFECT OF AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM STEM BARK(SUGAR CANE) IN WISTAR RAT

MOLECULAR EVALUATION OF THE ANTI DIABETIC EFFECT OF AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM STEM BARK(SUGAR CANE) IN WISTAR RAT ABSTRACT Aim: To evaluate the anti-diabetic effect of aqueous extract of Saccharum officinarum (stem bark) in the genomic DNA of diabetic Wistar rats. Methodology: 15 Streptozotocin-induced diabetic male rats and five non diabetic rats were randomly […]

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THE DESIGN AND PLAN OF A UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION BLOCK

THE DESIGN AND PLAN OF A UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION BLOCK TABLE OF CONTENTS Cover Page – – – – – – – – – – Title Page – – – – – – – – – – Certification – – – – – – – – – – Dedication – – – – – – – […]

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COOPERATIVE SOCIETIES ACTIVITIES AND POVERTY REDUCTION IN CROSS RIVER STATE

COOPERATIVE SOCIETIES ACTIVITIES AND POVERTY REDUCTION IN CROSS RIVER STATE   CHAPTER ONE                                                               INTRODUCTION                               Background to the Study Despite successive government’s efforts in reducing poverty, its situation in Nigeria is quite worrisome as the story of poverty alleviation seems to be gloomy over the years (Abbas, 2013). It is therefore not surprising that poor […]

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THE DEVELOPMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM AND RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

THE DEVELOPMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM AND RESPIRATORY SYSTEM TABLE OF CONTENTS Cover Page – – – – – – – – – – Title Page – – – – – – – – – – Certification – – – – – – – – – – Dedication – – – – – – – – […]

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THYROID GLAND; FUNCTIONS AND CLINICAL CORRELATES

THYROID GLAND; FUNCTIONS AND CLINICAL CORRELATES TABLE OF CONTENTS Cover Page – – – – – – – – – – Title Page – – – – – – – – – – Certification – – – – – – – – – – Dedication – – – – – – – – – – […]

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HEALTH IMPLICATION OF STEROID FATTENED LIVESTOCKIN LAGOS MARKET AND THE IMPLICATION OF THEIR LIPID PROFILE FOR HUMAN NUTRITION

HEALTH IMPLICATION OF STEROID FATTENED LIVESTOCKIN LAGOS MARKET AND THE IMPLICATION OF THEIR LIPID PROFILE FOR HUMAN NUTRITION CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1  BACKGROUND OF STUDY Hormones are chemicals produced by animals to co-ordinate their physiological activities. They acts as messengers, produced in and released from one kind of tissue to gradually stimulate or inhibit some […]

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THE EVALUATION OF GEOMETRIC PARAMETERS OF LUMBOSACRAL VERTEBRAE (A RADIOGRAPHIC STUDY)

THE EVALUATION OF GEOMETRIC PARAMETERS OF LUMBOSACRAL VERTEBRAE (A RADIOGRAPHIC STUDY)   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The vertebral spine presents regional curves on sagittal plane designed to absorb impact, reduce its longitudinal stiffness and intensify muscular function (Gelb et al., 1995). Values of sagittal curve measurements on spine present great variability […]

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THE ANATOMICAL RAGE OF VARIATION SEEN IN THE ANTHROPOMETRY OF THE EAR AMONG IGBINEDION UNIVERSITY OKADA STUDENTS BETWEEN AGE 16-35

THE ANATOMICAL RAGE OF VARIATION SEEN IN THE ANTHROPOMETRY OF THE EAR AMONG IGBINEDION UNIVERSITY OKADA STUDENTS BETWEEN AGE 16-35 CHAPTER ONE BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Roebuck et al noted that anthropometric data varies considerably for individuals within a family or a nation and between nations. Anthropometry refers to the measurement of living human body […]

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ANTHROPOMETRIC COMPARISM OF CEPHALIC INDICES BETWEEN YORUBA AND BENIN ETHNIC GROUPS RESIDING IN OKADA TOWN, EDO STATE

ANTHROPOMETRIC COMPARISM OF CEPHALIC INDICES BETWEEN YORUBA AND BENIN ETHNIC GROUPS RESIDING IN OKADA TOWN, EDO STATE CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     BACKGROUND OF STUDY Anthropometry (from Greek anthropos, “man” andmetron, “measure”) refers to the measurement of the human individual.Anthropometry involves the systematic measurement of the physical properties of the human body, primarily dimensional descriptions of […]

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