Blood pressure distribution

Blood Pressure Among Students in Different Schools : A Part from the Book Chapter : Prevalence of Hypertension Disorders among Adolescent Students in Ghana

Prevalence of Hypertension among SHS Students Majority of the students, 601 (66.10%) were classified as normotensive, based on their blood pressure.  Students from KOSS had the highest prevalence followed by KASS and BOSS. There were significant differences (p < 0.05) in the BP of the students of the 3 schools. From the data it is…

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Terminalia chebula

The Fresh Bark of Harad Was Collected During the Summer Season : A Part from the Book Chapter : Harad (Terminalia chebula Retz.): A Potential Candidate for Reversible Contraception in Male

The fresh bark of Harad was collected during the summer season from the campus of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi after its scientific identification and authentication by the (BHU), Varanasi after proper taxonomic identification of the plant by Professor N. K. Dubey at the Department of Botany, BHU, Varanasi (India). The sample of the plant material…

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Coral Planulae

Samples of Planulae Were Taken By Scraping an Area : A Part from the Book Chapter : Assessing Planulae Recruitment in Degraded Coastal Coral of Panjang Island Jepara, Central Java-Indonesia

Throughout the course of the study, a set of six material collectors made of natural andesite slate ( 15×15 cm) was set up in the slopeward of each station. The settling collector is placed between the reef shelf and the edge of the reef ecosystem, installed at ca. 30 cm above the sediment. The first…

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Soil bacteria

B. Thuringiensis Isolates Obtained from Soil : A Part from the Book Chapter : Genes chi of Native Bacillus thuringiensis Strains from Maranhão Active against Aedes aegypti Larvae

The Maranhão Entomopathogenic Bacteria Collection (CBENMA) has 1.373 B. thuringiensis isolates obtained from soil, water, dead insects and plant samples, collected in several municipalities in Maranhão and isolated according to the methods described by Travers et al. Who Ohba & Aizawa  Alves  Araújo et al. Teixeira et al. Ferreira et al. Colonies were selected, taking…

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This Permeability Discharges Mitochondrial Membranes : A Part from the Book Chapter : Regulatory Mechanisms of Mitochondrial Volume in the Heart in Response to Physiological and Pathological Stimuli

Under normal physiological conditions, Ca2+ levels within mitochondria play a crucial role in regulating cellular energy metabolism, acting as essential messengers in signaling pathways. However, excessive elevation of mitochondrial Ca2+ levels disrupts this balance, leading to adverse outcomes such as mitochondrial fragmentation and mitochondria-mediated apoptosis. This pathological condition is particularly evident during events such as…

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cancer incidence

Acceptable Tests for the Early Detection of Cancer : A Part from the Book Chapter : Estimation of Low Radiation Doses Effects by Using Tumor Markers

Over time, the number of RWs who have cancer has increased. There has been evidence of cancer among occupational workers in several recent studies. Chronic low radiation dose exposure results in oxidative stress, increased genomic instability, and an increase in cancer among RWs, according to a study that used human peripheral blood cells to evaluate…

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S. jamaicensis

Besides S. jamaicensis being known as a weed : A Part from the Book Chapter : Determination of Plants Diversity and Similarity in Selected three Communities of Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (L.) Vahl

Besides S. jamaicensis being known as a weed, it has the potential as a medicinal and ornamental plant that is often planted by residents around their house as one of the family’s medicinal plants. The leaves of this plant contain chemical compounds such as alkaloids, flavonoids, glycosides, phenols, quinone, phlobotanin, saponins, steroids, tannins, and terpenoids….

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kerosene toxicity

The Main Components of Kerosene are Branched- and Straight-Chain Alkanes : A Part from the Book Chapter : Kerosene: Use, Misuse and Clinical Implication of Repeated Exposure

Internet databases were searched including PUBMED; Yahoo; Google and Google Scholar. The search words that were used included: Kerosene use; Kerosene misuse; and Clinical implications of repeated exposure to Kerosene. Seventy-four (74) references were identified which were used to write the ensuing article under various sub-sections. 2.1 Sources of Toxic Exposure   The main components of…

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Cassava leaves crops in green, tropical tree plant cassava plant

Detection of Cassava Mosaic Begomoviruses : A Part from the Book Chapter : Identifying New Species of Cassava Mosaic Begomovirus and Ageratum Leaf Curl Cameroon Virus on Pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) in Togo

Foliar Sampling and DNA Extraction Foliar samples from pepper plants intercropped with cassava showing typical symptoms of viral diseases (mosaic, distortion, leaf curling, yellowing and deformation) were collected through the five economic regions of Togo. Total DNA was extracted from collected leaves using the DNA mini preparation method. PCR Diagnosis Detection of cassava mosaic begomoviruses…

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skin disorders

UV Wavelength is the Most Hazardous and Most Toxic : A Part from the Book Chapter : From Rays to Protection: How Sun Exposure Affects Our Skin and the Importance of Sunscreen

The Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation on Life Solar light has a major environmental impact that is implicated in different skin disorders. The world solar spectrum is involved in (ultraviolet radiation and infrared wavelengths) that include skin cell damage. UV wavelength is the most hazardous and most toxic. The sun is beginning UVA (ultraviolet) origin with…

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