Now showing items 1-4 of 4

    • Effect of Environmental Exposure on the Lead Levels in Human Blood in Kenya 

      Mogwasi, R.; Nyambaka, H. N.; Murungi, J.; Getenga, Z.; Kimoro, L.; Okiambe, E.; Nyagaka, B. (Journal of Environment and Earth Science, 2012)
      Lead is one of the heavy metals associated with a number of health problems such as abdominal pains, constipation and loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, insomnia, headache, irritability, dizziness and lead encephalopathy. ...
    • Effect of Occupation on the Levels of Lead in Human Blood in Kenya 

      Nyambaka, H. N.; Murungi, J.; Mogwasi, R.; Nyagaka, B.; Okiambe, E.; Getenga, Z.; Amboga, E.; Onyancha, E.; Abuga, S.; Kenanda, E. (International Institute Science, Technology & Education, 2013)
      The occupation an individual is involved in exposes him or her to different levels of lead from the work environment. The main occupation of the study subjects included working in the petrol stations, teaching, nursing, ...
    • Mineral Elements Content of Selected Kenyan Antidiabetic Medicinal Plants 

      Arika, W.M.; Ogola, P.E.; Nyamai, D.W.; Mawia, A.M.; Wambua, F.K.; Kiboi, N.G.; Wambani, J.R.; Njagi, S.M.; Rachuonyo, H.O.; Emmah, K.O.; Lagat, R.C.; Muruthi, C.W.; Abdirahman, Y.A.; Agyirifo, D.S.; Ouko, R.O.; Ngugi, M.P.; Njagi, E.N.M. (OMICS International, 2016)
      The use of herbal medicine as an unconventional health treatment is gaining considerable recognition and popularity worldwide. Despite skepticism and a lack of medical evidence to support its therapeutic efficacy, use ...
    • Trace Elements Content of Selected Kenyan Antidiabetic Medicinal Plants 

      Ngugi M., Piero; Njagi M., Joan; Kibiti M., Cromwell; Maina, D; Ngeranwa J.N., Joseph; Njagi N.M., Eliud; Njue M., Wilson; Gathumbi K., Peter (Academic Sciences, 2012)
      Diabetes mellitus has experimentally been shown to be managed by medicinal plant extracts. Among the factors attributable to the hypoglycemic potential of the medicinal plants, are the trace elements present in them. This ...