Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2017

  • Aberrations in Renal Function Parameters Following Oral Administration of Phyllanthus amarus in Cadmium-Induced Kidney Damage in Adult Wistar Rats

    Ogunnaike Philip Olubunmi, Olatunji Sunday Yinka, Owolabi Joshua Oladele, Olanrewaju Afees John, Baderinwa Deborah Boluwatife, Fabiyi Sunday Oluseyi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2017
    Pages: 60-67
    Received: Sep. 22, 2017
    Accepted: Oct. 04, 2017
    Published: Oct. 28, 2017
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    Abstract: Renal disease has been found to be the ninth leading cause of death. Environmental pollution is a serious cause for concern nowadays and the exposure of humans to heavy metals released into the environment by several sources produces deleterious and lethal effects. Cadmium (Cd) which is a non-essential heavy metal known to possess toxic effects on ... Show More