Oluremi Saliu

Oluremi Saliu
@osaliu@noun.edu.ng · Head of Department. Department of Environmental Health Science

Doctor of Philosophy
Looking at the knowledge, attitude and practice of Nigerians during the first and second wave of covid 19

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Introduction
Oluremi Saliu is the Head of Department, Department of Environmental Health Science, Faculty of Health Sciences. National Open University of Nigeria, Abuja. She is a Lecturer and Researcher in Medical Parasitology and Toxicology.

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Publications (7)
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Background: Exposure of potato tubers to light causes accumulation of glycioalkaloids in the tubers and overdose of glycoalkaoids are associated with some toxicity. This study aims to investigate the effect of consuming sunlight exposed tubers of Irish potato on some selected tissues of rats. Methods:Freshly harvested tubers of Solnum tuberosum wer...
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Background and Objective: Peptic ulcer disease still remains a burden in under-developed and developing countries. Argemone mexicana is a plant locally used in folk medicine of Nigeria to treat peptic ulcer disease. Therefore this study aimed to investigate the anti-ulcer activity of solvent-partitioned fractions of Argemone mexicana leaves in indo...
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Introduction: Luffa cylindrica is a plant used in folk medicine of Nigeria to treat malaria. Safety evaluation of methanolic leaves extract of Luffa cylindrica was carried out in selected organs of mice at the doses of 50, 100, 200, 400 and 800 mg/kg body weight (b.w). Methodology: Thirty albino mice were completely randomized into six groups consi...
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Free radical and reactive oxygen species scavenging potentials of four solvent extracts of Luffa cylindrica leaf was evaluated in vitro. Leaves of L. cylindrica were extracted with distilled water (aqueous), methanol, ethylacetate, and hexane. The aqueous, methanolic and hexane extracts effectively scavenged 1, 1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) in...
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A study to investigate the ethnobotanical use of Luffa cylindrica (L.) Roem leaf in pain and fever relief was carried out. Methanolic extract was obtained from leaves of Luffa cylindrica and was subjected to phytochemical screening using standard procedure of Trease and Evans (1989). Analgesic effect of the plant was carried out by inducing pain in...
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Abstract Background: Diabetes is considered the third leading cause of death around the globe with a projection increase of its prevalence by 2030. Aim: The study was aimed at investigating the anti-diabetic and safety properties of aqueous extract of Vitellaria paradoxa (VPX) stem bark in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Materials and methods...

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In March 2020, following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the disease (COVID-19) as a pandemic.The WHO and Centre for Disease Control (CDC) in Nigeria (NCDC) have been the ones championing and coordinating the activities of other stakeholders in managing and preventing the spread of the diseases. There have also been all manners of means Nigerians have used to prevent and manage the disease since the outbreak of the infection. The casualty in Nigeria is relatively low compared to other Nations of the World that have a well defined and standard health care services. This research therefore wish to assess the knowledge, attitudes and health-promoting behaviour of Nigerians during the era of COVID-19 pandemic.
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To develop a non-resistant malaria parasite drug from natural products that will be effective against plasmodium parasite and as well be safe for consumption