American Journal of Life Sciences

Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020

  • HIV Related Stigma Among People Living with HIV and AIDS in Limbe Health District, Cameroon

    Ngwi Constance Tamungang, Nde Fon Peter, Ndeso x Fon Peter, Mary Bi Suh Atanga

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 6 December 2018
    Accepted: 25 December 2018
    Published: 23 March 2020
    Abstract: The background to thr article is that, the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) - related stigma tends to create a vicious cycle of fear, ignorance, mistrust, misinformation, denial and self-isolation, which tend to further spread the virus because stigma affects the way people will take their treatment. The objective of this study was to assess the... Show More
  • Prevalence of Episiotomy and Its Associated Factors in University of Gondar Comprehensive Specialized Referral Hospital: A Retrospective Study from Ethiopia

    Yonas Teshome, Mengistu Mekonen, Tariku Sisay, Getahun Chala, Amanuael Mengistu, Sisay Shewasinad, Negese Worku

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 9-13
    Received: 23 October 2019
    Accepted: 23 April 2020
    Published: 29 April 2020
    Abstract: Background: Episiotomy is a surgical incision of the perineum during delivery to enlarge the vaginal orifice. It is one of the most commonly performed obstetric intervention world widely. The magnitude of episiotomy varies from population to population. Limited information exists related to the practice of episiotomy in Ethiopia. This study aimed t... Show More
  • Expression of Human Leukocyte Antigen-G in Placental Tissues from Pregnant Women with Preeclampsia

    Yongmei Li, Yubin Zhang, Jinfang Wang

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 14-18
    Received: 26 May 2020
    Published: 29 June 2020
    Abstract: Objective: To study the gene and protein expressions of human leukocyte antigen-G (HLA-G) in the placental tissues from healthy women in late pregnancy and pregnant women with preeclampsia (PE), and to explore the relationship between HLA-G and PE. Methods: Immunohistochemistry, Western blot and RT-PCR were used to detect the expressions of HLA-G p... Show More