Effect of an Acute Dose of Crude Kava Root Extract on Problem Solving in Healthy Young Adults (Report)

Effect of an Acute Dose of Crude Kava Root Extract on Problem Solving in Healthy Young Adults (Report)

Introduction Kava is an intoxicating drink that has been used traditionally by the indigenous peoples of the South Pacific (Singh 1992). Much like alcohol in Western cultures, kava plays an important role in many South Pacific social and religious rituals and is also used as a recreational intoxicant (Singh 1992). Traditionally kava is prepared through […]

Prevalence of Obesity and Hypertension Among Adults in Ogbomoso, Nigeria (Original Work) (Report)

Prevalence of Obesity and Hypertension Among Adults in Ogbomoso, Nigeria (Original Work) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Developing countries are now witnessing an increase in overweight, obesity and obesity-related morbidity. (1) Urbanization and economic development has resulted into a nutritional transition characterized by a shift to a higher caloric content of diet and/or to the reduction of physical activity, and whose consequences are changes in the body composition of the individuals. […]

Effects of Resistance Training on Metabolic Profile of Adults with Type 2 Diabetes.

Effects of Resistance Training on Metabolic Profile of Adults with Type 2 Diabetes.

Background & objectives: The number of diabetes in India is increasing at an alarming rate. The effects of physical activity in the form of resistance training or aerobic exercises on type 2 diabetes have not been studied in Indian population. The objective of this study was to analyse the effects of eight weeks of progressive […]

The Relationship Between Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase Levels and Chronic Kidney Disease Among Appalachian Adults (Scientific Article) (Report)

The Relationship Between Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase Levels and Chronic Kidney Disease Among Appalachian Adults (Scientific Article) (Report)

Introduction Serum gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT), an enzyme responsible for extracellular catabolism of glutathione and a marker of oxidative stress (1) has been shown to be associated with diabetes mellitus (2) and hypertension, (3) which are considered to be independent risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, few epidemiological studies have explored the independent relationship […]

Management of HIV-1 Infection in Adults (Pharmacology Notes)

Management of HIV-1 Infection in Adults (Pharmacology Notes)

Despite significant changes made over the past few years in the management of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), infection with HIV remains a leading cause of death throughout many regions of the world. According to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS 2008 report on the global AIDS epidemic, 30.8 million adults and 2 million children […]