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Low serum ferritin and G6PD deficiency as potential predictors of anaemia in pregnant women visiting Prime Care Hospital Enugu Nigeria

Objectives Though iron deficiency is known to be a major risk factor of anaemia, the association of G6PD deficiency and malaria with anaemia still remains unclear. Hence, a cross-sectional study involving 95 pregnant women visiting Prime Care Hospital in Trans-Ekulu region of Enugu Nigeria was conducted to determine possible predictors of anaemia in pregnancy. Results The...

Potential Antioxidant Activity of New Tetracyclic and Pentacyclic Nonlinear Phenothiazine Derivatives

Corner, Enugu, Nigeria Received 20 October 2015; Revised 26 February 2016; Accepted 14 March 2016 Academic Editor: Angel Catalá Copyright © 2016 Godwill Azeh Engwa et al. This is an open access article ... they have no competing interests. Authors’ Contributions Eugene Lekem Ayuk synthesized the compounds. Godwill Azeh Engwa and Marcellus Unaegbu designed the study. Benardeth Ujunwa Igbojekwe, Godwill Azeh

Heavy metal, nutrient and antioxidant status of selected fruit samples sold in Enugu, Nigeria

Background Heavy metals, which constitute a major public health concern, are known to accumulate in food and fruits during plants growth. Fruits which are readily consumed because of their characteristic sweet taste and potential health benefits stand a major risk of heavy metal intoxication. Hence, this study assessed some fruits commonly sold in Enugu, Nigeria for their...