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Opuntia stricta cladode Extract reduces blood glucose levels in Alloxan-induced diabetic mice.
(Scientific and Academic Publishing, 2018-07)
Opuntia stricta (commonly called prickly pear cactus) is a natural plant that grows in some parts of Zambia where its fruits and cladodes are commonly consumed for nutritional and medicinal purposes, including glycaemic ...
Indigenous Knowledge Systems for the Treatment of Hypertension in Lusaka, Zambia: Perceptions, Knowledge and Practice.
(Zambian Medical Association, 2016-01)
Indigenous knowledge systems and traditional technologies have made and can continue to make a significant contribution to modern medicines with discovery of novel molecules in the treatment of various conditions. The ...
Extraction and Demonstration of Uterotonic Activity from the Root of Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
(Zambian Medical Association, 2017-09-14)
The root of Steganotaenia araliacea is used for assisting labour in folk medicine. Recent reports indicate that the root could possess uterotonic substances.The study aimed to evaluate three methods for the extraction of ...
A Preliminary Study of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting in a Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia
(Zambian Medical Association, 2014-12)
Objectives of the Study: The study was aimed at examining ADR reporting practices and barriers among medical doctors, pharmacists, nurses, clinical officers, and medical residents at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, ...
Physiological response of uterine muscle to Steganoteania araliacea in rat models
(RA Publications, 2015-01)
The bark root of Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst (Umbelliferae) nicknamed “herbal pitocin” is used in the traditional circles in Zambia to induce and/or enhance labour. This work was aimed at investigating the contractile ...
Assessment of Level of Knowledge of Management of Acne vulgaris among Community Pharmacists and Prescribers in Lusaka Urban
(Asian Online Journals, 2015-12)
Acne is a common skin condition affecting almost 85% of the population. Everyone has the risk of developing acne at certain stages of life. The management of acne in early stages is important for disease prognosis. Patients ...
The Effect of Kigelia africana Fruit Extract on Blood Glucose in Diabetes Induced Mice
(RA Publications, 2015-09-20)
To determine the effect Kigelia africana fruit extract has on blood glucose levels of diabetes mice and its phytochemical profile Mice were induced with diabetes using Alloxan monohydrate 90mg/kg. Blood glucose was checked ...
A Comparative Study for the Efficacy and Tolerability of Fluvoxamine and Venlafaxine in patients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
(RA Publications, 2015-09-20)
To compare the efficacy and tolerability of Fluvoxamine and Venlafaxine in patients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). A total of 50 newly diagnosed patients with OCD were randomly assigned 25 each to receive either ...
Tafenoquine: A New 8- Aminoquinoline
(Zambian Medical Association, 2009)
Malaria remains one of the major health hazards, with high associated morbidity and mortality in addition to having a crippling effect on the economy. Worldwide, malaria is the cause of morbidity in 300- 500 million people ...
Genetic analysis of resistance to cercospora arachidicola hori ingroundnut (arachis hypogaea l.) using simple sequence repeat markers
(Journal of Social Research & Policy, 2017)