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    • Anti-retroviral drug hepatotoxicity and risk factors in HIV Patients with or without Hepatitis B and C : a review 

      Wambani, J.R.; Ogola, P.E.; Arika, W.M.; Rachuonyo, H.O.; Kemboi, N.G.; Lihana, R.; Burugu, M.W. (Adis, Springer Healthcare, 2015)
      Physicians are treating patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus and/or hepatitis B or hepatitis C in their practice more often. Long-term complications of this diseases are multifactorial and can be related ...
    • Determination of Background Ionizing Radiations in Selected Buildings in Nairobi County, Kenya 

      Ogola, P.E.; Arika, W.M.; Nyamai, D.W.; Osano, K.O.; Rachuonyo, H.O.; Wambani, J.R.; Lagat, R.C.; Njagi, S.M.; Mumenya, S.W.; Koteng’, A.; Ngugi, M.P.; Oduor, R.O. (OMICS International, 2016)
      A survey taken by the world health organization (WHO) and the international commission on radiation protection (ICRP) shows that certain materials used for the construction of such buildings (rocks soils) are known to be ...
    • Efficacy of Crude Leaf Extracts of Aloe secundiflora on Selected Enteric Bacterial Pathogens and Candida albicans 

      Rachuonyo, H.O.; Ogola, P.E.; Arika, W.M.; Wambani, J.R. (OMICS International, 2016)
      The main aim of the study was to determine the antimicrobial effect of methanolic leaf extract of Aloe secundiflora against four Gram-negative bacteria (Shigella flexineri, Salmonella typhi, Escherichia coli and Enterococcus ...
    • Global situation and trends of HIV, influenza and marburg viruses: An epidemiological perspective 

      Wambani, J.R.; Ogola, P.E.; Arika, W.M.; Rachuonyo, H.O.; Burugu, M.W. (OMICS International, 2016)
      Viruses whose genome is RNA are capable of quickly adapting to different conditions because their polymerases have a higher error rate during replication. Most emerging and reemerging viruses such as HIV, Influenza ...
    • Herbal Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia 

      Nyamai, D.W.; Arika, W.M.; Rachuonyo, H.O.; Wambani, J.R.; Ngugi, M.P. (OMICS International, 2016)
      Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is an age dependent condition that affects old men. The condition is associated with symptoms like frequency in urination, hesistancy, nocturia, weak urine stream and sexual dysfunction. ...
    • Hypoglycemic Effect of Ocimum Lamiifolium in Alloxan Induced Diabetic Mice 

      Arika, W.M.; Rachuonyo, H.O.; Muchori, A.N.; Lagat, R.C.; Mawia, A.M.; Wambani, J.R.; Wambua, F.K.; Nyamai, D.W.; Ogola, P.E.; Kiboi, N.G.; Ouko, R.O.; Njagi, S.M.; Muruthi, C.W.; Ngugi, M.P.; Njagi, E.N.M. (OMICS International, 2015)
      Plant remedies are the mainstay of treatment in underdeveloped regions owing to the side effects, unavailability and unaffordability of the conventional therapy. Among the traditional plants that have been used as an ...
    • Immunological profiles in HIV positive patients with or without opportunistic infections and the influence of highly active antiretroviral therapy: a systematic review and update 

      Wambani, J.R.; Kiboi, N.G.; Makori, W. M.; Ogola, P.E.; Rachuonyo, H.O. (OMICS International, 2016-06)
      Background: Immune abnormalities are occasioned during HIV infection consequently predisposing opportunistic infections. In part, these derangements result from impaired expression of a number of immunologically important ...
    • In Vivo Safety of Aqueous Leaf Extract of Lippia javanica in Mice Models 

      Arika, W.M.; Ogola, P.E.; Abdirahman, Y.A.; Mawia, A.M.; Wambua, F.K.; Nyamai, D.W.; Kiboi, N.G.; Wambani, J.R.; Njagi, S.M.; Rachuonyo, H.O.; Muchori, A.N.; Lagat, R.C.; Agyirifo, D.S.; Ngugi, M.P.; Njagi, E.N.M. (OMICS International, 2015)
      Rural dwellers in Kenya often resort to herbal remedy and dietary control in the treatment of several diseases including diabetes mellitus (DM), hypertension, cancer and cardiac diseases. The therapeutic applications of ...
    • 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 ...