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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Spatial Distribution and Operations of Petrol Stations in the Kassena-Nankana District (Ghana) and associated Health and Safety hazards

This study was conducted in Paga to assess the spatial distribution and operations of petrol stations and the associated health, and safety hazards. Coordinates of the stations and the distances between them and the nearest residences were elicited and analysed using a GPS and ArcGIS software. Distances between fuel stations’ boundaries and the middle of the N10 highway and the distances between filling stations’...

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Poisonings with heavy metals and neoplasms - possible correlations

As a side effect of industrialization, some diseases have developed only recently, becoming a challenge for the medical specialists both in research and medical treatment fields. Among these, the poisoning with heavy metals occupies a certain category that must retain attention, due to since the effects of this kind of poisoning are very serious effects if these injuries poisonings are not properly recognized and treated....

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Ameliorative Role of Quercetin on Iron Overload Induced Heart and Brain Toxicity in Adult Male Albino Rats

Although iron is an essential element for life, its excess is linked to many disorders. The aim was to investigate the effect of quercetin on iron induced toxicity on heart and brain in adult male albino rats. 50 adult male albino rats, equally divided into: group I (negative control), group II (positive control): received normal saline 0.9%. Group III (Quercetin group), treated with quercetin (2g/kg daily) for 8 weeks...

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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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