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July-December 2020| Vol 25| Issue 2

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The roles of social networks and social support on breastfeeding practices in Nigeria

Background: The global prevalence of early breastfeeding initiation, exclusive breastfeeding, and avoidance of prelacteal feeding has remained below the recommendations by the World Health Orga...


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HIV-related oral lesions in patients on HAART: A preliminary study in Enugu, Southeast Nigeria

Background/Aim: Oral lesions in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections may serve as markers for immune deterioration and disease progression and sometimes be the first indication of the ...


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Alteration of hemostatic and hemorheological parameters in Nigerian patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: Does age play a role?

Background: Diabetes mellitus has been associated with coagulation abnormalities characterized by decreased levels of antithrombin, protein C, increased concentrations of fibrinogen and von Wil...


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Sexual behavior of persons living with HIV/AIDS on antiretroviral therapy

Background: High-risk sexual practices are an important driver for the spread of HIV; little is known about the sexual practices of persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH) in Nigeria. Aim: T...


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Histomorphological characterization of Pneumococcal meningitis in bone marrow of Wistar rats treated with Bridelia ferruginea and ciprofloxacin

Background: Bridelia ferruginea is one of the most valuable ethnomedicinal plants, which has been confirmed for antimicrobial activities and tissue-enhancing properties against degenerat...


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International Journal of Medicine and Health Development, a publication of College of Medicine, University of Nigeria Ituku-Ozalla, is a peer-reviewed online Semimonthly journal.

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