Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 1, Issue 4, October 2015

  • Bacteriology of Diabetic Foot Ulcers with Reference to Multidrug Resistance Strains at the Yaounde Central Hospital (Cameroon)

    Lilian Akwah, Fokunang Ntungwen Charles, Elias Nukenine Nchinwan, Emmanuel Kagning Tsinda, Armel Herve Nwabo Kamdje

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, October 2015
    Pages: 53-58
    Received: Aug. 18, 2015
    Accepted: Aug. 28, 2015
    Published: Sep. 02, 2015
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    Abstract: Introduction. Foot infections are a major complication of diabetes mellitus and eventually lead to development of gangrene and lower extremity amputation. Many studies reported the bacteriology of Diabetic Foot Infections (DFIs) over the past 25 years, but the results have been varied and often contradictory. Aims and Objectives. This study was car... Show More
  • Calyx Juice of Hibiscus sabdariffa Linn (Malvaceae): A Possible Therapeutic Supplement to Antiretroviral Drugs

    Franklin Nyenty Tabe, Nicolas Njintang Yanou, Armel Hervé Nwabo Kamdje, Aurélie-Solange Agume Ntso

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, October 2015
    Pages: 59-67
    Received: Aug. 25, 2015
    Accepted: Sep. 03, 2015
    Published: Sep. 09, 2015
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    Abstract: More than three decades after its outbreak, the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) remains a great mystery because there is neither an existing vaccine against its causative agent (the human immune deficiency virus) nor a cure against it. Worst of all is the popular attention that is tuned to the AIDS virus, ignoring oxidative stress which ... Show More