Antimalarial and antioxidant potentials of stemonocoleus micranthus harms (Leguminoseae) stem bark
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The incidence of infertility among couples in Nigeria is on the increase. This has generated a lot of rests on the possible causes. The study thus aimed to examine previous and current lifestyle,as well as different dicine useamongst women attending of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Obstetrics and ynaecology c1inicfor reasons ofinfertility . . fethod: It was a comparative and descriptive study. Two hundred and forty-three antenatal and 192 gynae patients who fell within the study inclusion criteria were used. The research instrument consisted of pre-tested structured questionnaires developed based on the study objectives were randomly administered consenting patients.The data collected were analysed using SPSS statistical package version 21.0. Results: Using logistic regression analysis, results showed that frequent sexual intercourse, mode of dressing, exercise, coffee, alcohol, food upplements containing folic acid and iron, and balanced diet were identified as lifestyle factors that had significant effects on infertility (p~ 0.05). Pearson chi-square and Iinear-by-linear association results revealed that prescription drug use had no significant effect on infertility. Conclusion: The study revealed that some lifestyle factors affected female fertility while drug usehad no effect on women's fertility.
A paper presented at the 11th UNILAG Annual Research Conference & Fair, University of Lagos.
Infertility , Medicine use , Lifestyle , Lagos , Research Subject Categories::PHARMACY
Orabueze, C.I. Adesegun, S.A. Ota, D.A. Coker, H.A. (2016). Antimalarial and antioxidant potentials of stemonocoleus micranthus harms (Leguminoseae) stem bark. 11th UNILAG Annual Research Conference & Fair, 124p.