Journal of
Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences

  • Abbreviation: J. Toxicol. Environ. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9820
  • DOI: 10.5897/JTEHS
  • Start Year: 2009

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Effect of Lead on the Activity of Antioxidant Enzymes and Male Reproductive Hormones

Environmental exposure to heavy metals such as lead is detrimental to male reproductive system. Lead induced oxidative stress is believed to contribute immensely to male infertility. The study was designed to investigate the influence of environmental lead exposure on the activities of antioxidant enzymes and male reproductive hormones levels in male individuals of Bagega and Kawaye villages of Anka Local Government Area...

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Therapeutic assessment of idebenone versus titanium dioxide nanoparticles induced pulmonary injury in Adult Albino Rats: Experimental study

Background: Titanium dioxide nanoparticles are extensively used metal in cosmetics, sunscreens, food products, paints and drugs, producing oxidative stress and deoxyribonucleic acid damage. This study aimed to improve the overall (TiO2NP) use and decrease its related health hazards through the following objective among albino rates: to assess the TiO2NPs oral administration pulmonary induced toxic effect and to study the...

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Occupation Noise Exposure and Hearing Impairment Among Grain Millers in ItaAmo Market, Ilorin Metropolis, Kwara State, Nigeria.

Occupational noise has been identified to cause health hazard on workers. Noise pollution annoys, causes hearing loss, and disturbs mental capacity and performance. Noise pollution is becoming increasingly more severe in cities and occupational setting, escalating at such a high rate that it is now considered as a major threat to the quality of human lives. This study aims to evaluate the level of occupational noise...

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Cytotoxic effect of hydroalcoholic extract of Cota tinctoria (L.) J.Gay on AGS and Hep-G2 cancer cell lines

Cota tinctoria (L.) J.Gay is a medicinal plant from Asteraceae which is mainly distributed in Europe, Africa, and Asia. It has been used as a natural remedy for management of cancer in folk medicine of various regions. Since there is no study on its anticancer activity, the aim of present study is to investigate its cytotoxic activity on two tumor cell lines. For this purpose, the cytotoxic activity of the hydroalcoholic...

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Study of Pesticides Use Conditions in Cashew Production in Côte d’Ivoire

This work was aimed to promote the rational use of agrochemicals in cashew cultivation by evaluating health prevention culture and environmental preservation levels in cashew producer’s practices in Côte d’Ivoire. A cross-sectional study was conducted from April 2017 to August 2018 in the 3 main cashew production areas (Mankono, Dabakala and Bondoukou). A total of 386 cashew farmers randomly selected, were interviewed...

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ASSESSING HEALTHCARE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT: A CASE STUDY OF THE TAMALE CENTRAL HOSPITAL, GHANA

In developing countries including Ghana, healthcare waste management (HCWM) creates a number of environmental and public health challenges. Irrespective of the possible health implications associated with hospital waste, much attention has not been given to its management. The present paper sought to assess the healthcare waste management practices in the Tamale Central Hospital (in the Northern Region of Ghana) by...

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Heavy Metal Contamination in Green Leafy Vegetables Irrigated with Wastewater Collected from Harar Town Vegetable Farm, Ethiopia

Food safety issues are of growing concern to consumers globally because of the risks associated with consumption of foods contaminated with heavy metals. In Harar town, Kebele 05 vegetable farms are known to produce vegetables irrigated with wastewater. To what extent these vegetables are contaminated with heavy metals was not known. Thus, a laboratory based cross sectional study was conducted from October 2016 to January...

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EVALUATION OF NON-PEROXIDE ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF SOME NIGERIA HONEY ON WOUND PATHOGENS

Owing to high incidence of multiple resistances of pathogenic bacteria to conventional antibiotics, there is need to explore natural effective alternatives to conventional antibiotics for the treatment of some bacterial infections. Honey has been used as a natural remedy for the treatment of infected wounds since antiquity. The antibacterial activity of honey depends on both its phytochemical and peroxide constituents . ...

Author(s):Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biological Science, University of Calabar, Nigeria

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Clinical, epidemiological and laboratory features of organophosphorus poisoned patients in Emergency Hospital, Mansoura University, Egypt

Organophosphorus (OP) poisoning is a major health problem all over the world, particularly in the developing countries. The present study aims to explore the clinical and epidemiological features found in patients presenting with OP poisoning and to find out reliability of related laboratory investigations. A 2-year cross-sectional study was conducted on patients presenting with clinical features of OP poisoning in...

Author(s):Osama A. Shabka

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Novel expression of the biomarker, Nε-hexanoyl lysine in gibberellic acid induced bone toxicity in adult albino rats

Plants hormones are widely used in agriculture to alter plant characteristics as growth regulators. Gibberellic acid (GA3) plays important role in promoting plant growth, and cell differentiation. This work was performed to investigate the relationship between lipooxidative damage marker (HEL) and bone damage induced by GA3 in adult albino rats. This study was carried out on 20 adult albino rats for 4 weeks treated 6...

Author(s): Dalia M. Amin, Ola A. Harb Aisha Abdallah Abohashem, Walaa M. Sarhan, Marwa Abo shabana

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