Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 1, Issue 2, June 2015

  • Anticonvulsant and Sedative Properties of Leaves of Neoboutonia velutina (Euphorbiaceae) Prain in Mice

    Germain Jean Magloire Ketcha Wanda, Steve Guemnang Ngitedem, Sefirin Djiogue, Franklin Zemo Gamo, Dieudonne Njamen

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, June 2015
    Pages: 24-30
    Received: May 18, 2015
    Accepted: May 26, 2015
    Published: May 28, 2015
    Abstract: Neoboutonia velutina Prain is a small tree of 6-12 m, found in tropical areas of Africa (Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Nigeria, Angola and Southern Sudan). This plant is used in Cameroonian traditional medicine for the treatment of central nervous system diseases like epilepsy and for the treatment of hepatitis. In our knowledge, there are no publish... Show More
  • Antimicrobial Multi-Resistance of Acinetobacter baumanii Isolated from Clinical Specimens in Douala (Cameroon)

    Cecile Okalla Ebongue, Emmanuel Roddy Mengue, Jean-Pierre Nda Mefo’o, Martial Dongmo Tsiazok, Raymond N’guessan Kouassi, Elisabeth Ngo Bum

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, June 2015
    Pages: 31-36
    Received: May 22, 2015
    Accepted: May 31, 2015
    Published: Jun. 01, 2015
    Abstract: Bacteria of the genus Acinetobacter are non-fermentative gram-negative bacilli, often considered as ubiquitous and frequently found in the environment. This work aimed to study the susceptibility of Acinetobacter baumannii isolated at the General Hospital of Douala. This bacterium, which is greatly involved in human pathology, demonstrated high inn... Show More
  • Nutritional State Impact on the Liver Detoxification Function in Patients Infected by HIV under Antiretroviral Drugs at the Bertoua Day Hospital of Cameroon

    Marcellin Guiaro Ndoe, Armel Herve Nwabo Kamdje, Charles Fokunang Ntungwen, Michel Njan Nloga

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, June 2015
    Pages: 37-41
    Received: Jun. 05, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 12, 2015
    Published: Jun. 23, 2015
    Abstract: The present study aimed at evaluating the nutritional state impact on liver detoxification function in patients infected by the human immunodeficiency virus under antiretroviral drugs. We performed a retrospective and prospective transversal survey on the patients infected by the human immunodeficiency virus, under antiretroviral drugs at the Berto... Show More