American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2019

  • The Insecticidal Activity of Neem (Azadirachataindica) Against Weevils in Stored Bambara Nuts (Vignasubterranea) and Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris)

    Mbah-Omeje Kelechi Nkechinyere

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 31-35
    Received: 23 November 2018
    Accepted: 18 March 2019
    Published: 6 May 2019
    Abstract: This study was undertaken to examine the insecticidal properties of Neem plant. Powder and aqueous extracts of Neem, Azadirachata indica leaves were evaluated as grain protectants against the bambara nut weevil (Callosobruchusmaculatus) and bean seed weevil (Acanthoscelidesobtectus), in the laboratory at 1.5, 2.0, and 2.5 (%v/w) concentrations per ... Show More
  • Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Assessment of Women Attending a Religious Program in Ado Ekiti, Nigeria

    David Daisi Ajayi, Samson Ayo Deji, Olusola Olugbenga Odu, Samuel Ayokunle Dada, Eyitope Oluseyi Amu, Oluwadare Marcus

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 36-41
    Received: 1 March 2019
    Accepted: 12 April 2019
    Published: 20 May 2019
    Abstract: The burden of cardiovascular diseases in developing countries is alarming and needs urgent attention. The study assessed the prevalence of Cardio Vascular Disease risk factor among women in Ekiti State, Nigeria. The study design was a descriptive cross sectional survey conducted in Ado - Ekiti, Nigeria. Participants recruited for the study through ... Show More