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Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies used by the Kwale community of the Kenyan Coast.
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2008-01-01)
In Kenya, most people especially in rural areas use traditional medicine and medicinal plants to treat many diseases including malaria. Malaria is of national concern in Kenya, in view of development of resistant strains ...
Microbiological quality and safety of Rastrineobola argentea retailed in Kisumu town markets, Kenya
OBJECTIVE: To investigate faecal contamination and safety of Rastrineobola argentea sold in retail markets in Kisumu town. DESIGN: This was a repeated cross sectional study and based on random sampling. Setting: ...
Type 2 diabetes mellitus: Clinical and aetiologic types, therapy and quality of glycaemic control of ambulatory patients
(Kenya Medical Association, 2008)
Background: Type 2 diabetes is a heterogeneous disease with multiple causes revolving around beta cell dysfunction, insulin resistance and enhanced hepatic glucose output. Clinical judgement based on obesity status, age ...
Plant regeneration from immature embryos of Kenyan maize inbred lines and their respective single cross hybrids through somatic embryogenesis
(Academic Journals, 2008-04-17)
Field grown, self pollinated maize genotypes were planted in KARI (Kiboko and Kabete) research stations between January 2004 and May 2005. Immature maize embryos from twelve parental inbred lines and their respective single ...
The In vitro anti-plasmodial and in Vivo anti-malarial Efficacy of Combinations of some Medicinal Plants used Traditionally for Treatment of malaria by the Meru Community in Kenya.
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2008)
The use of herbal drugs as combinations has existed for centuries in several cultural systems. However, the safety and efficacy of such combinations have not been validated. In this study, the toxicity, anti-plasmodial and ...
Environmental and Occupational Exposure to Lead.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the status of environmental and occupational lead exposure in selected areas in Nairobi, Kenya. DESIGN: Cross sectional study. SETTING: Kariobangi North, Babadogo, Waithaka and Pumwani ...