Journal of Health and Environmental Research

Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021

  • Comparative Analysis of Radon Accumulation in Public Buildings of Different Class on the Example of Several Sogd Region Cities of Tajikistan

    Ulmas Mirsaidov, Kholmurod Maripovich Nazarov, Manizha Mahkamovna Makhmudova, Zhakhon Abdurakhmonovich Misratov, Komiljon Abdulmalikovich Ermatov, Matin Zafarjonovich Akhmedov

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 122-125
    Received: 7 June 2021
    Accepted: 26 June 2021
    Published: 13 July 2021
    Abstract: The article presents data and a comparative analysis of the accumulation of radon in public buildings (preschool, school and medical institutions) located near radioactive tailings, deployed in certain regions of Northern Tajikistan (Istiklol, Buston). Most of the preschool and school educational institutions buildings in Istiklol are two-storey an... Show More
  • Entomofaunal Assessment of Ecosystem Health and Suitability of Mangroves at Asarama, Andoni Local Government Area, Rives State, Nigeria

    Gbarakoro Tambeke Nornu, Uwagbae Michael, Eman Ibrahim El Surtasi, Odoemenam Peter

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 126-133
    Received: 3 April 2021
    Accepted: 16 April 2021
    Published: 15 July 2021
    Abstract: Insects which inhabit mangroves at intertidal zones of the aquatic ecosystem contribute immensely to the wellbeing and sustainability of the mangrove ecosystem, and consequently are used to determine the ecosystem health of mangroves. Investigations on the diversity and abundance of insects to assess ecosystem health of mangroves at Asarama, Niger ... Show More
  • Effect of Selenium on Weight Change of HIV 1 Positive Pre-puberty Treatment Naive Children: Tick Phenomenon

    Otieno Samwel Boaz, Were Fred, Kabiru Ephantus Wanjoi

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 134-138
    Received: 1 July 2021
    Accepted: 10 July 2021
    Published: 23 July 2021
    Abstract: Background: Seleno-proteins, Iodothyronine 5’ dehydronases (DIO) affect the function of thyroid gland. The expression of receptors of DIOs are affected by sex hormones (Oestradiol and Testosterone). The objective of this research therefore was to study differential effect of these hormones in boys and girls (Tick-Phenomenon). Methods: Fifty HIV 1 p... Show More
  • Hospitals Surfaces and Sites as a Reservoir for Pathogenic Bacteria That Play a Role in Transmission of Infectious Diseases

    Maina Susan Muthoni

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 139-144
    Received: 18 June 2021
    Accepted: 6 July 2021
    Published: 24 July 2021
    Abstract: The key to success of healthcare quality is the control of hospital environment. Challenge of infection prevention and epidemiology practice continues to be an increasing emergence and spread of pathogenic bacteria is of great concern. The study is about the prevalence and isolation of bacteria from hospital surfaces environment in Kenya. About 246... Show More
  • Analysis of Pulmonary and Physical Function Three Months After Discharge for Moderate to Severe COVID-19

    Bas Floris Maria Van Raaij, Jordy Lauran Stöger, Maarten Sebastiaan Werkman, Michiel Alexander De Graaf, Maria Louisa Antoni, Geert Hendrik Groeneveld, Anna Helena Elvire Roukens, Frederikus Albertus Klok, Soerindra Rajen Soeniel Ramai, Jacomina Jessica Miranda Geelhoed

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 145-153
    Received: 29 July 2021
    Accepted: 11 August 2021
    Published: 8 September 2021
    Abstract: Pulmonary fibrosis with persistent physiological deficit is a previously described feature of patients recovering from coronaviruses. Long-term health consequences of COVID-19 are still largely unknown. We aimed to evaluate whether CT abnormalities persist in COVID-19 survivors three months after discharge, and whether the amount of affected lung t... Show More
  • Demographic and Socio-economic Factors Influencing Smoking Among Undergraduate Students in Owerri West, Imo State

    Ejelonu Nelson Chukwuemeka, Nwanya Emmanuel, Okoroafor Ikenna Emmanuel, Omo-Eboh Francis Omokhudu, Nnamani Okechukwu Hosea, Fauga Patrick Oluleke, Sadiq Rukayyat, Ojegbola Blessing, Soyemi Chinedu Emmanuella, Joel Bassey, Akpofure Blessing Oyakhilome

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 154-161
    Received: 22 April 2021
    Accepted: 4 June 2021
    Published: 10 September 2021
    Abstract: The global prevalence of cigarette smoking is increasing especially in developing countries where more tobacco deaths occur. Tobacco smoking is a leading cause of preventable morbidity and death worldwide. The objective of the study is to determine the demographic and socio-economic factors influencing smoking among undergraduate students in the se... Show More
  • Seasonal Microbial Quality of Drinking Water in Shendi Town, River Nile State, Sudan

    Abdallah Ahmed Adam Belal, Basheer Mohammed El hassan, Ahmed Mohammed Hussein

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 162-168
    Received: 18 August 2021
    Accepted: 2 September 2021
    Published: 15 September 2021
    Abstract: The most common and widespread health risk associated with drinking water is microbial contamination which has the potential to cause large outbreaks of waterborne diseases. The objective of this study was to assess the bacteriological quality of drinking water in Shendi Town. A descriptive analytic study was used to examine the bacteriological qua... Show More