American Journal of Health Research

Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022

  • Blood Donation Policy and Associated Social Values (Cote d’Ivoire)

    Kambe Kambe Yves, Ouattara Amadou

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: Jul. 02, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 13, 2021
    Published: Jan. 08, 2022
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    Abstract: Background: Blood transfusion is essentially based on blood donation. WHO has identified three types of blood donation (paid blood donation, family or alternative blood donation and voluntary, free blood donation). The one, she recommends (voluntary, anonymous and unpaid donation) which is rare in Africa. Objective: Our study was to identify the po... Show More
  • Obesity and the Maternal Lipid Profile: Role of Diet in Epigenetic Transfer on the Offspring

    Oluwadare Joshua Ogundipe, Rufus Ojo Akomolafe, Olaoluwa Sesan Olukiran, Omolola Funke Akinpelu

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 8-12
    Received: Jan. 18, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 27, 2021
    Published: Jan. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: Aim: investigate the implications of HFD induced obesity on the lipid profile in parent rats and their offspring. Methodology: Twenty adult female rats (100 - 150g) were grouped into A and B which received NRC and HFD respectively for 16 weeks. Group B rats with BMI >0.50g/cm2 were considered obese. Adult male Wistar rats fed with NRC were introduc... Show More
  • The Relationship of Workplace Health Climate and Participation in an Employee Wellness Program

    Victor Tringali, Matthew Fritts, Joseph Giandonato, Madeline Luehr, Caroline Reilly, Jenna Moody, Chad Aldridge

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 13-19
    Received: Jan. 01, 2022
    Accepted: Jan. 17, 2022
    Published: Feb. 05, 2022
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    Abstract: Employee wellness programs provide numerous benefits for employers and employees, however, achieving high participation is critical to their success. Workplace health climate, a measure of perceptions of support and environmental conditions, has been shown to influence participation in wellness programs. Thus, our study’s primary aim was to gain a ... Show More
  • The Prevalence of Subclinical Hypothyroidism in the Obese Population and Effect Following Bariatric Surgery

    Radheshyam Gupta, Jiangfan Zhu, Yao Yang, Pamesh Jha, Rajesh Basnet, Ma Chiye

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 20-23
    Received: Dec. 29, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 21, 2022
    Published: Feb. 16, 2022
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    Abstract: Background: The purpose of our study was to analyze the clinical and biochemical characteristics of obese patients with subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH). The study pertains (shown) to the clinical efficacy of bariatric surgery on sub-clinical thyroid function in obese patients. Methods: A total of 130 obese patients (M=24, F=106) who underwent bari... Show More