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This experiment was designed to study the effects of caffeine on the histomorphology of the testes of prepubertal male Wistar rats. Prepubertal Wistar rats (25-28 days old), weighing between 50-60 g were randomly divided into three treatment groups (B, C and D) and control (A) of ten rats each. Group A rats received distilled water while Groups B,...
Background: Obesity, a risk factor for breast cancer has been shown to be associated with poor response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in women with breast cancer. Medicinal plants have been used to treat chronic diseases like cancer with little or no side effects. Vernonia amygdalina (VA) is a medicinal plant with anticancer activity. Previous studie...
Lead toxicity remains one of the most important occupational and environmental health problems with characteristic features that are incompatible with life. Considering the foregoing, we investigated the ameliorative potentials of Morinda lucida stem bark (MLSB) extract on lead nitrate-induced hepatic injury with particular emphasis on its effects...
In this study, the effect of orally administered methanolic extract of Morinda lucida stem bark (MLSB) was tested for its efficacy to reverse lead nitrate-induced hepatotoxicity in Wistar rats. Thirty-six female rats were assigned into six groups (n =6). Rats in group I received 2.2 mL/kg distilled water for 28 days, those in group II received 30 m...
Objectives The management of diabetes is considered a global problem, and a cure is yet to be discovered. This study investigated the modulatory effect of Kigelia africana fruit on oxidative stress and hyperlipidaemic biomarkers in STZ‐induced diabetic rats, profiled phytoconstituents using GC‐TOF‐MS and evaluated antidiabetic effects on 3T3 L1 adi...