International Journal of Bioscience and Medicine

  • Environmental Enrichment in the ISS Rodent Habitat Hardware System

    Environmental Enrichment in the ISS Rodent Habitat Hardware System Sophie Orr1, Rhonda Weigand2, Tanner Adams2, Raycho Raychev3 & Yuri Griko4 1 University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, USA 2 Redlands Community College, El Reno, OK, USA 3 Space Challenges Program, EnduroSat Inc. Sofia, Bulgaria 4 Division of Space Biosciences, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA Responses of animals exposed to microgravity during in-space experiments were observed via available video recording stored in the NASA Ames Life Sciences…

  • Prevalence and Drug Resistance Patterns of Staphylococcus aureus in Food Producing Animals, Their Products and Humans

    Review on the Prevalence and Drug Resistance Patterns of Staphylococcus aureus in Food Producing Animals, Their Products and Humans Fitsum Tessema* Fitsum Tessema, Hawassa Agricultural Research Center, P.O.Box 2126, Hawassa, Ethiopia Staphylococcus aureus is a gram positive bacterium that belongs to coagulase positive staphylococcus. It is widely distributed in the environment and causes diseases due to direct infection or due to the production of toxins by the bacteria. The prevalence of S. aureus ranges from 4% to 83% in different…

  • Thaumatococcus daniellii Benn. (Marantaceae) Leaf Methanol Extract Possessed Hepatoprotective Effect Against Acetaminophen-induced Liver Injury in Albino Rats

    Thaumatococcus daniellii Benn. (Marantaceae)  Leaf Methanol Extract Possessed Hepatoprotective Effect Against Acetaminophen-induced Liver Injury in Albino Rats Ukwubile CA, 2Musa YD and  2Troy SM 1Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Biology Unit, School of Science and Technology, Federal Polytechnic Bali, Nigeria. 2Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria. [Background]Acetaminophen or Paracetamol is widely used as analgesic and antipyretic or antimalarial drug, but at high dose it leads to undesirable side effects, such as hepatotoxicity. [Objective]This present study demonstrates the…

  • Soluble fibrin as a biomarker for intrahepatic microthrombosis in acute-on-chronic liver failure

    Value of soluble fibrin as a biomarker for intrahepatic microthrombosis and its sequel acute-on-chronic liver failure in chronic hepatitis C patients Ehab F. Mostafa, Waleed A. Ismail, Amr Elhwary1, Ayman M. Marei 2. 1. Internal medicine department, Hepatology divison, Zagazig University. 2. Microbiology department, Zagazig University. Background: There is a lack in finding the precipitating factor in acute –on chronic liver failure (ACLF)insult in large number of patients and either this factor is hepatic or extra hepatic origin. Aim of…

  • Optimization of fermentation conditions for the production of 2,3-butanediol by Klebsiella pneumonia ZH-1 using response surface methodology

    Optimization of fermentation conditions for the production of 2,3-butanediol by Klebsiella pneumonia ZH-1 using response surface methodology LI Li, Feng HE, Jian-Guo XU and Qing-Ping HU * College of Life Science, Shanxi Normal University, Linfen, Shanxi 041000, China [Background] It has been studied that the yield of 2,3-butanediol (2,3-BD) producing strains is low and does not meet the requirements of industrial production of 2,3-BD. [Objective] It was important to improve the production of 2,3-BD by Klebsiella pneumonia ZH-1 in shaking…

  • Prevalence and Associated Factors of Antiepileptic Drugnonadherence Among Epileptic Patients Attending at Out Patient Departement of Dilla University Referral Hospital, Dilla,gedeo,snnpr, Southern Ethiopia

    Prevalence and Associated Factors of Antiepileptic Drugnonadherence Among Epileptic Patients Attending at Out Patient Departement of Dilla University Referral Hospital, Dilla,gedeo,snnpr, Southern Ethiopia Maregu Shegaw (BSC) 1, Reta kassa (BSC, MPH )2, Yigrem ali (BSC, MSc)3, Negatu Addissu (BSC, MSc)4 1Depratment of Psychiatry, college of health sciences and Medicine , Dilla University,Ethiopia. 2Depratment of public health, college of health and Medical sciences, Dilla University , Ethiopia. 3Department of psychiatry, college of health sciences and Medicine , Dilla University,Ethiopia 4 Department…