Avulsion Fracture of the Calcaneal Tuberosity: Report of two cases with literature review

Authors:-Tarik Elyacoubi1, Jalal Mekkaoui, Abdellatif El bahraoui, Salim Bouabid, Mustapha Boussouga

Avulsion fractures of the calcaneal tuberosity remains rare; they usually caused by forced ankle dorsiflexion; direct trauma occur infrequently; it must be treated immediately; to avoid the skin necrosis of the posterior heel; the treatment approach is of interest in this rare injury and the operative management is based on a review of the literature.

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MRSA nasal carriage among children attending pediatric hospital in Madagascar

Authors:-Tsiry Rasamiravaka, Andry Maharo Andrianarivelo, Tojoniaina Herinjaka Andriamandimbisoa, Andry Rasamindrakotroka

In 2016, a cross-sectional study was conducted in order to evaluate the prevalence of nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and its antibiotic susceptibility pattern among children attending two pediatric public hospitals in capital town of Madagascar.

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Relationship between Iranian EFL Learner’s Self-Esteem, and Grammatical Accuracy in Written Discourse

Authors:-Samineh Poorsoti, Nader Asadi

This study aimed at investigating the relationship between Iranian EFL learners’ self-esteem and grammatical accuracy of their writings. The participants were 60 male and female advanced learners of English as a foreign language (EFL) at Iran Language Institute (ILI), Tabriz, Iran.

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Evaluation of Erodibility Status of Soils in some Areas of Imo and Abia States of Nigeria

Authors:-Andy Obinna Ibeje

In this study, the erodibility indices and some soil properties of some cassava farms in selected areas of Abia and Imo States were investigated. This study involves taking measurements of some soil parameters such as permeability, soil texture and particle size analysis from which the erodibility indices were compared. Results showed that soils of the areas are very sandy.

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Phenotype frequencies of Rh and Kell Blood Group Systems in Blood Transfusion department of Avicenna Military Hospital, Marrakech, Morocco

Authors:- Hafid Zahid, Anass Yahyaoui, Jean Uwingabiye, Abdelhak El Khazraji, Fayçal Labrini, Rachid Hadef, Nezha Messaoudi

Introduction: The purpose of our study is presenting new national statistics of phenotypic prevalence Rhesus systems (Rh) and Kell using a new sample of blood donors.

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Ethnomedicinal plants used for dysentery and diarrhoea by tribes in Prakasam District, Andhra Pradesh, India

Authors:-Mastan Valli, O. Aniel Kumar, S. B. Padal

The local people are very much closely associated with nature, and with their ethno biological knowledge about the plants available around them, they can easily avert and cure themselves from several disease complications. The present study deals with the Ethno-medicinal plants used by tribal communities in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Ethnomedicinal plants used for Rheumatoid arthritis by tribal people in Visakhapatnam District, Andhra Pradesh, India

Authors: T. Shyamala, O. Aniel Kumar, S. B. Padal

This study aimed to identify and understand the utilization of medicinal plants for curing Rheumatoid arthritis used by tribes of Visakhapatnam District. A field study was conducted in Visakhapatnam tribal area during different seasons. The study area was found to use 32 plant species of 23 families for rheumatoid arthritis cure.

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The Protective Effects of Phyllanthus Emblica in Cyclophosphamide Induced Genotoxicity in Mice

Authors:-Rudrama Devi K, Keshava Rao K

In the present study the antimutagenic effects of Phyllanthus fruit extract (PFE) has been evaluated against cyclophosphamide induced genotoxicity in bone marrow cells of mice. when animals are treated with different doses of phyllanthus fruit extract i.e., 170,340 and 680 mg/kg to mice, the treated group has not showed any significant increase in the percentage of chromosomal aberrations in bone marrow cells of mice at 48 hrs treatment.

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Phytochemical assessment, in vitro antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Acacia hockii De Wild

Authors: Latifou Lagnika, Mounirou Tchatchedre, Abdou Madjid O. Amoussa, Kamal Latoundji, Ambaliou Sanni

Aqueous and ethanolic extracts of leafy stems of Acacia hockii harvested in Tanguiéta, were examined for antimicrobial and antioxidant activities. Phytochemical screening of A. hockii was performed using two complementary methods: tube test and thin layer chromatography method. Continue reading