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Chapter one Introduction 1.1 Background to the Study Breast cancer is the most common malignancy and first cause of cancer mortality in women worldwide with a world number of new cases estimated at 1,384,155 in 2008.[1] Its worldwide prevalence is still on the rise[2, 3] and nowadays breast cancer is considered to be an increasing public health... Continue Reading
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Millions of people living in Nigeria are cut off from the mainstream of economic and social development due to heavy burden of diseases. Among these diseases is glaucoma which is the result of too much pressure in the eye. It is usually believed to begin after the age of 40 (forty) years and is a... Continue Reading
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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to theStudy Millions of people living in Nigeria are cut off from the mainstream of economic and social development due to heavy burden of diseases.  Among these diseases is glaucoma... Continue Reading
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ABSTRACT The data for this research work titled statistical analysis of reported cases of Breast cancer was collected from the National Hospital Abuja. The statistical tool used for the analysis of the data is Time Series. The time series model gave a slope of -1.2 which indicates that new cases of the disease is gradually decreasing. TABLE OF... Continue Reading
INTRODUCTION 1.0 Background of the study This chapter describes the Background of the study, the statement of the problem, objectives of the study, Research Questions, significance of the study, scope/delimitation of the study and Operational definitions of terms. The development of the human breast begins during gestation but is not complete at... Continue Reading
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ABSTRACT X-ray is one of the strongest radiation therapy that uses high energy shrink tumors and kill cancerous cell. The hard x-rays isotopes has sealed tiny pellets placed in patients body which when decayed naturally gives off radiation that damage the nearby cancer cell and the DNA of the molecules inside cells that carry genetic information.... Continue Reading
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This was done by a group of then  medical students of igbinedion university Okada. ... Continue Reading
CHAPTER ONE 1.1            INTRODUCTION Over the year the leading cause of death in women aged between 35-54 years is breast cancer and second to cardiovascular disease in order women (Logan 1975). Mortality and incidence rate vary throughout the... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT This is a prospective study carried out in Isuochi among primary school teachers to know the compliance of the teachers on Breast cancer screening technique or method as it concern the mammography examination and Self Breast Examination (SBE). The research was done in nine communities in Isuochi, Abia state. The research was carried out... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT Cancer of the cervix remains the most common malignant neoplasm of the female genitalia and the second most common cancer in women.. Cervical Cancers screening serves to detect the possibility that a cancer is present. The main objective of the study was to determine the knowledge and acceptability of Cervicals Cancer Screening among... Continue Reading
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Abstracts Evaluation of anthropogenically enhanced naturally occurring radionuclides 238U, 232Th and 40K present in Lagos beach sediment (Eleko and Elegushi) were analyzed with gamma ray spectrometer using a highly shielded NaI (TI) detector with the objective of evaluating the environmental radiological hazard. Mineralogical analysis and... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT The prevalence of streptococcus pneumonia in pneumonia patients using university of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) Enugu as a case study was carried out based on the fact of the pneumonia is one of the commonest afflictions of the aged people and children worldwide. A total of 50 samples were collected. 12 (24%) of the sample were from... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT The prevalence of streptococcus pneumonia in pneumonia patients using university of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) Enugu as a case study was carried out based on the fact of the pneumonia is one of the commonest afflictions of the aged people and children worldwide. A total of 50 samples were collected. 12 (24%) of the sample were from... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT Asthma is among the top ten most common chronic diseases worldwide causing significant social and economic burden on the patient, family and healthcare system. More than five million people are affected by asthma, and each year these diseases disrupt daily life and productivity of many individuals and contribute to thousands of deaths as... Continue Reading
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ABSTRACT The problem of every hospital when the targeted objective is not achieved is that there is something wring either with health care givers, the patients or the general public. In order to improve the standard of health of the patients and keep them progressively fit. The reason why such lapse are present here to be sought and the remedy... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT The prevalence of viral hepatitis B among patients in National Orthopedic Hospital Enugu was studied. The samples comprised that of men , woman and children 200 in numbers, all patient of orthopedic Hospital Enugu. Laboratory investigation done were this HBs  tested which 110 patient out of the 200 patients tested positive,  and liver... Continue Reading
Abstract Abstract Background: Occult hepatitis B infection (OBI) is defined as serologically undetectable hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg-ve), despite the presence of circulating HBV DNA (Allain, 2005). It has been documented that one of the frequent complications of HIV infection is hepatitis B co-infection and due to the common methods of... Continue Reading
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ABSTRACT The problem of every hospital when the targeted objective is not achieved is that there is something wring either with health care givers, the patients or the general public. In order to improve the standard of health of the patients and keep them progressively fit. The reason why such lapse are present here to be sought and the remedy... Continue Reading
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