Journal of
Neuroscience and Behavioral Health

  • Abbreviation: J. Neurosci. Behav. Health
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2286
  • DOI: 10.5897/JNBH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 65

Table of Content: May 2012; 4(5)

May 2012

Is the age-related macular degeneration (AMD) vascular disease, part of vasculopathy, respectively? Novel considerations on AMD arising from the newest pathophysiological, clinical and clinical-pharmacological observations (Preliminary Communication)

In the genesis and later development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), endothelial dysfunction (ED) has a crucial role. AMD-risk factors, which play a decisive role in AMD, are in a close connection, correlate with, and often are identical wih the risk factors (RFs) of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), so that it can reasonably be presumed that the two conditions have a similar pathogenesis. These risk factors,...

Author(s): Tamás Fischer

May 2012

Risk factor profile among black stroke patients in Northeastern Nigeria

Few studies have evaluated risk factors among stroke patients in our population. This study is aimed at exploring risk factors among black stroke patients. A total of 524 stroke patients seen at University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital between January 2005 and June 2011 were evaluated to ascertain risk factors. Prestroke risk factors were obtained from patient’s medical history and hospital records. Risk factors...

Author(s): Watila M. M., Nyandaiti Y. W., Ibrahim A., Balarabe S. A., Gezawa I. D., Bakki B.,  Tahir A., Sulaiman M. M. and Bwala S. A.