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
  • Published Articles: 212

Table of Content: August 2012; 4(7)

August 2012

A prospective clinical study of myocarditis in cases of paraphenylenediamine (hair dye) poisoning in Northern India

Myocarditis is unheard of and unreported albeit dangerous complication of ingestion of hair dyes containing paraphenylenediamine. Hence, a prospective study was planned to assess the myocardial damage with regard to clinical profile and outcome with different treatment approaches in patients with oral ingestion of hair dye so that a treatment protocol could be established for this under recognized complication. This...

Author(s): JAIN P. K., SHARMA Awadhesh Kumar, AGARWAL Navnit, SENGAR N. S.,SIDDIQUI Mohd Zaki, SINGH Anurag Kumar and GABA Ripudaman

August 2012

Acute and subacute toxicity of aqueous extract of leaves mixture of Aloe buettneri (Liliaceae), Dicliptera verticillata (Acanthaceae), Hibiscus macranthus (Malvaceae) and Justicia insularis (Acanthaceae) on Swiss mice and albinos Wistar female rats

Aloe buettneri (Liliaceae), Justicia insularis (Acanthaceae), Hibiscus macranthus (Malvaceae) and Dicliptera verticillata (Acanthaceae) (ADHJ) are medicinal plants generally found in tropical and subtropical areas. The leaf mixture of these plants is used in the Western Region of Cameroon to increase fertility, regularize the menstrual cycle and to treat dysmenorrhoea or cases of...

Author(s): Pone K. B., Telefo, P. B., Gouado, I. and Tchouanguep, F. M.