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High uptake of Intermittent Preventive Treatment of malaria in pregnancy is associated with improved birth weight among pregnant women in Ghana.

Quakyi I, Tornyigah B, Houze P, Kusi KA, Coleman N, Escriou G, Laar A, Cot M, Fobil J, Asare GQ, Deloron P, Anang AK, Cottrell G, Ofori MF, Ndam NT.

Sci Rep. 2019 Dec 13;9(1):19034. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-55046-5.


Effect of continuum-of-care intervention package on improving contacts and quality of maternal and newborn healthcare in Ghana: a cluster randomised controlled trial.

Okawa S, Gyapong M, Leslie H, Shibanuma A, Kikuchi K, Yeji F, Tawiah C, Addei S, Nanishi K, Oduro AR, Owusu-Agyei S, Ansah E, Asare GQ, Yasuoka J, Hodgson A, Jimba M; Ghana EMBRACE Implementation Research Project Team.

BMJ Open. 2019 Sep 11;9(9):e025347. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025347.


Women's overall satisfaction with health facility delivery services in Ghana: a mixed-methods study.

Adjei KK, Kikuchi K, Owusu-Agyei S, Enuameh Y, Shibanuma A, Ansah EK, Yasuoka J, Poku-Asante K, Okawa S, Gyapong M, Tawiah C, Oduro AR, Sakeah E, Sarpong D, Nanishi K, Asare GQ, Hodgson A, Jimba M; Ghana EMBRACE Implementation Research Project Team.

Trop Med Health. 2019 Jul 5;47:41. doi: 10.1186/s41182-019-0172-7. eCollection 2019.


Oxidised low-density lipoprotein, a possible distinguishing lipid profile biomolecule between prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Asare GA, Owusu-Boateng E, Asiedu B, Amoah BY, Essendoh E, Otoo RY.

Andrologia. 2019 Sep;51(8):e13321. doi: 10.1111/and.13321. Epub 2019 May 30.


The coverage of continuum of care in maternal, newborn and child health: a cross-sectional study of woman-child pairs in Ghana.

Shibanuma A, Yeji F, Okawa S, Mahama E, Kikuchi K, Narh C, Enuameh Y, Nanishi K, Oduro A, Owusu-Agyei S, Gyapong M, Asare GQ, Yasuoka J, Ansah EK, Hodgson A, Jimba M; Ghana EMBRACE Implementation Research Project Team .

BMJ Glob Health. 2018 Sep 3;3(4):e000786. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000786. eCollection 2018.


Prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors among students of a tertiary institution in Ghana.

Ofori EK, Intiful FD, Asante M, Asare GA, Adjei PK, Steele-Dadzie RK, Amoako-Mensah A, Mensah D, Angmorterh SK.

Food Sci Nutr. 2018 Jan 12;6(2):381-387. doi: 10.1002/fsn3.565. eCollection 2018 Mar.


Lipid associated antioxidants: arylesterase and paraoxonase-1 in benign prostatic hyperplasia treatment-naïve patients.

Asare GA, Andam SE, Asare-Anane H, Ammanquah S, Anang-Quartey Y, Afriyie DK, Musah I.

Prostate Int. 2018 Mar;6(1):36-40. doi: 10.1016/j.prnil.2017.04.002. Epub 2017 Apr 20.


Endogenous Sphingolipid Signaling Pathway Implicated in the Action of Croton membranaceus on the Prostate Gland in BPH Patients.

Asare GA, Anang Y, Afriyie DK, Amoah BY, Asiedu B, Doku D, Ocansey HS, Odei Danso NY, Tekpor P, Osam S.

Medicines (Basel). 2017 Nov 18;4(4). pii: E84. doi: 10.3390/medicines4040084.


Determinants of attending antenatal care at least four times in rural Ghana: analysis of a cross-sectional survey.

Sakeah E, Okawa S, Rexford Oduro A, Shibanuma A, Ansah E, Kikuchi K, Gyapong M, Owusu-Agyei S, Williams J, Debpuur C, Yeji F, Kukula VA, Enuameh Y, Asare GQ, Agyekum EO, Addai S, Sarpong D, Adjei K, Tawiah C, Yasuoka J, Nanishi K, Jimba M, Hodgson A, The Ghana Embrace Team.

Glob Health Action. 2017;10(1):1291879. doi: 10.1080/16549716.2017.1291879.


Proteomic analysis of microparticles isolated from malaria positive blood samples.

Antwi-Baffour S, Adjei JK, Agyemang-Yeboah F, Annani-Akollor M, Kyeremeh R, Asare GA, Gyan B.

Proteome Sci. 2017 Mar 24;15:5. doi: 10.1186/s12953-017-0113-5. eCollection 2016.


Calcium - Magnesium imbalance implicated in benign prostatic hyperplasia and restoration by a phytotherapeutic drug - Croton membranaceus Müll.Arg.

Asare GA, Ngala RA, Afriyie D, Adjei S, Nyarko A, Anang-Quartey Y, Asiedu B, Doku D, Amoah BY, Bentum K, Musah I, Mossanda K.

BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017 Mar 11;17(1):152. doi: 10.1186/s12906-017-1663-x.


The role of sex steroid hormones in benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Asiedu B, Anang Y, Nyarko A, Doku DA, Amoah BY, Santa S, Ngala RA, Asare GA.

Aging Male. 2017 Mar;20(1):17-22. doi: 10.1080/13685538.2016.1272101. Epub 2017 Jan 13.


Leveraging ongoing research to evaluate the health impacts of South Africa's salt reduction strategy: a prospective nested cohort within the WHO-SAGE multicountry, longitudinal study.

Charlton K, Ware LJ, Menyanu E, Biritwum RB, Naidoo N, Pieterse C, Madurai SL, Baumgartner J, Asare GA, Thiele E, Schutte AE, Kowal P.

BMJ Open. 2016 Nov 30;6(11):e013316. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013316.


Embrained drives to perform extraordinary roles predict schizotypal traits in the general population.

Fernandez-Cruz AL, Ali OM, Asare G, Whyte MS, Walpola I, Segal J, Debruille JB.

NPJ Schizophr. 2016 Oct 12;2:16035. eCollection 2016.


Anaemia in pregnant adolescent girls with malaria and practicing pica.

Intiful FD, Wiredu EK, Asare GA, Asante M, Adjei DN.

Pan Afr Med J. 2016 May 27;24:96. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2016.24.96.9282. eCollection 2016.


Dynamics of urinary oxidative stress biomarkers: 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine and 8-isoprostane in uterine leiomyomas.

Asare GA, Akuffo G, Doku D, Asiedu B, Santa S.

J Midlife Health. 2016 Jan-Mar;7(1):8-14. doi: 10.4103/0976-7800.179173.


Community-based surveillance of maternal deaths in rural Ghana.

Adomako J, Asare GQ, Ofosu A, Iott BE, Anthony T, Momoh AS, Warner EV, Idrovo JP, Ward R, Anderson FW.

Bull World Health Organ. 2016 Feb 1;94(2):86-91. doi: 10.2471/BLT.15.154849. Epub 2015 Nov 25.


Susceptibility pattern of uropathogens to ciprofloxacin at the Ghana police hospital.

Afriyie DK, Gyansa-Lutterodt M, Amponsah SK, Asare G, Wiredu V, Wormenor E, Bugyei KA.

Pan Afr Med J. 2015 Oct 1;22:87. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2015.22.87.6037. eCollection 2015.


Croton membranaceus Improves Some Biomarkers of Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes in Genetic Animal Models.

Asare GA, Adjei S, Afriyie D, Appiah-Danquah AB, Asia J, Asiedu B, Santa S, Doku D.

J Clin Diagn Res. 2015 Dec;9(12):OF01-5. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2015/14844.6899. Epub 2015 Dec 1.


Continuum of Care in a Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Program in Ghana: Low Completion Rate and Multiple Obstacle Factors.

Yeji F, Shibanuma A, Oduro A, Debpuur C, Kikuchi K, Owusu-Agei S, Gyapong M, Okawa S, Ansah E, Asare GQ, Nanishi K, Williams J, Addei S, Tawiah C, Yasuoka J, Enuameh Y, Sakeah E, Wontuo P, Jimba M, Hodgson A; Ghana EMBRACE Implementation Research Project Team.

PLoS One. 2015 Dec 9;10(12):e0142849. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142849. eCollection 2015.


Effective Linkages of Continuum of Care for Improving Neonatal, Perinatal, and Maternal Mortality: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Kikuchi K, Ansah EK, Okawa S, Enuameh Y, Yasuoka J, Nanishi K, Shibanuma A, Gyapong M, Owusu-Agyei S, Oduro AR, Asare GQ, Hodgson A, Jimba M; Ghana EMBRACE Implementation Research Project Team.

PLoS One. 2015 Sep 30;10(9):e0139288. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139288. eCollection 2015. Review.


Shrinkage of Prostate and Improved Quality of Life: Management of BPH Patients with Croton membranaceus Ethanolic Root Extract.

Asare GA, Afriyie D, Ngala RA, Appiah AA, Anang Y, Musah I, Adjei S, Bamfo-Quaicoe K, Sule D, Gyan BA, Arhin P, Edoh DA.

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015;2015:365205. doi: 10.1155/2015/365205. Epub 2015 Apr 2. Erratum in: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2019 Feb 5;2019:5958036.


High Incidence of Neonatal Danger Signs and Its Implications for Postnatal Care in Ghana: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Okawa S, Ansah EK, Nanishi K, Enuameh Y, Shibanuma A, Kikuchi K, Yasuoka J, Gyapong M, Owusu-Agyei S, Oduro AR, Asare GQ, Hodgson A, Jimba M; Ghana EMBRACE Implementation Research Project Team.

PLoS One. 2015 Jun 19;10(6):e0130712. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130712. eCollection 2015.


Parent-child communication about sexual and reproductive health: evidence from the Brong Ahafo region, Ghana.

Manu AA, Mba CJ, Asare GQ, Odoi-Agyarko K, Asante RK.

Reprod Health. 2015 Mar 7;12:16. doi: 10.1186/s12978-015-0003-1.


Mitochondria-dependent apoptogenic activity of the aqueous root extract of Croton membranaceus against human BPH-1 cells.

Afriyie DK, Asare GA, Bugyei K, Lin J, Peng J, Hong Z.

Genet Mol Res. 2015 Jan 15;14(1):149-62. doi: 10.4238/2015.January.15.18.


Aflatoxins and fumonisins contamination of home-made food (weanimix) from cereal-legume blends for children.

Kumi J, Mitchell NJ, Asare GA, Dotse E, Kwaa F, Phillips TD, Ankrah NA.

Ghana Med J. 2014 Sep;48(3):121-6.


Antiproliferative activity of aqueous leaf extract of Annona muricata L. on the prostate, BPH-1 cells, and some target genes.

Asare GA, Afriyie D, Ngala RA, Abutiate H, Doku D, Mahmood SA, Rahman H.

Integr Cancer Ther. 2015 Jan;14(1):65-74. doi: 10.1177/1534735414550198. Epub 2014 Nov 18.


Does free pregnancy testing reduce service denial in family planning clinics? A cluster-randomized experiment in Zambia and Ghana.

Stanback J, Vance G, Asare G, Kasonde P, Kafulubiti B, Chen M, Janowitz B.

Glob Health Sci Pract. 2013 Sep 24;1(3):382-8. doi: 10.9745/GHSP-D-13-00011. eCollection 2013 Nov.


Treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia with Croton membranaceus in an experimental animal model.

Afriyie DK, Asare GA, Bugyei K, Adjei S, Lin JM, Peng J, Hong ZF.

J Ethnopharmacol. 2014 Nov 18;157:90-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2014.09.007. Epub 2014 Sep 23.


Effect of hormonal contraceptives on lipid profile and the risk indices for cardiovascular disease in a Ghanaian community.

Asare GA, Santa S, Ngala RA, Asiedu B, Afriyie D, Amoah AG.

Int J Womens Health. 2014 Jun 3;6:597-603. doi: 10.2147/IJWH.S59852. eCollection 2014.


Community-based distribution of misoprostol to prevent postpartum haemorrhage at home births: results from operations research in rural Ghana.

Geller S, Carnahan L, Akosah E, Asare G, Agyemang R, Dickson R, Kapungu C, Owusu-Ansah L, Robinson N, Mensah-Homiah J.

BJOG. 2014 Feb;121(3):319-25. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12447. Epub 2013 Nov 28.


Mutagenicity of edible palm oil on the Ghanaian market before and after repeated heating.

Asare GA, Okyere GO, Asante M, Brown CA, Santa S, Asiedu B.

J Food Sci. 2013 Dec;78(12):T1948-51. doi: 10.1111/1750-3841.12300. Epub 2013 Oct 31.


Prostate-specific targeting of the aqueous root extract of Croton membranaceus in experimental animals.

Afriyie DK, Asare GA, Bugyei K, Asiedu-Gyekye IJ, Tackie R, Adjei S.

Andrologia. 2014 Sep;46(7):753-60. doi: 10.1111/and.12144. Epub 2013 Aug 19.


Anti-atherogenic and anti-ischemic potentials of Croton membranaceus observed during sub-chronic toxicity studies.

Afriyie DK, Asare GA, Bugyei K, Asiedu-Gyekye I, Gyan BA, Adjei S, Addo P, Sittie A, Nyarko AK.

Pharmacognosy Res. 2013 Jan;5(1):10-6. doi: 10.4103/0974-8490.105640.


Integrating family planning messages into immunization services: a cluster-randomized trial in Ghana and Zambia.

Vance G, Janowitz B, Chen M, Boyer B, Kasonde P, Asare G, Kafulubiti B, Stanback J.

Health Policy Plan. 2014 May;29(3):359-66. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czt022. Epub 2013 Apr 9.


Male rat hormone imbalance, testicular changes and toxicity associated with aqueous leaf extract of an antimalarial plant: Phyllanthus niruri.

Asare GA, Bugyei K, Fiawoyi I, Asiedu-Gyekye IJ, Gyan B, Adjei S, Addo P, Otu-Nyarko L, Nyarko A.

Pharm Biol. 2013 Jun;51(6):691-9. doi: 10.3109/13880209.2013.764325. Epub 2013 Apr 9.


A community-based continuum of care model for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage in rural Ghana.

Kapungu CT, Mensah-Homiah J, Akosah E, Asare G, Carnahan L, Frimpong MA, Mensah-Bonsu P, Ohemeng-Dapaah S, Owusu-Ansah L, Geller SE; Ghana PPH Study Group.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2013 Feb;120(2):156-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2012.08.021. Epub 2012 Nov 27.


Translating research findings into practice--the implementation of kangaroo mother care in Ghana.

Bergh AM, Manu R, Davy K, van Rooyen E, Asare GQ, Williams JK, Dedzo M, Twumasi A, Nang-Beifubah A.

Implement Sci. 2012 Aug 13;7:75.


Acute toxicity studies of aqueous leaf extract of Phyllanthus niruri.

Asare GA, Addo P, Bugyei K, Gyan B, Adjei S, Otu-Nyarko LS, Wiredu EK, Nyarko A.

Interdiscip Toxicol. 2011 Dec;4(4):206-10. doi: 10.2478/v10102-011-0031-9.


Genotoxicity, cytotoxicity and toxicological evaluation of whole plant extracts of the medicinal plant Phyllanthus niruri (Phyllanthaceae).

Asare GA, Bugyei K, Sittie A, Yahaya ES, Gyan B, Adjei S, Addo P, Wiredu EK, Adjei DN, Nyarko AK.

Genet Mol Res. 2012 Jan 13;11(1):100-11. doi: 10.4238/2012.January.13.3.


In vitro activity of extract and fractions of natural cocoa powder on Plasmodium falciparum.

Amponsah SK, Bugyei KA, Osei-Safo D, Addai FK, Asare G, Tsegah EA, Baah J, Ofori M, Gyan BA.

J Med Food. 2012 May;15(5):476-82. doi: 10.1089/jmf.2011.0220. Epub 2012 Jan 16.


Toxicity potentials of the nutraceutical Moringa oleifera at supra-supplementation levels.

Asare GA, Gyan B, Bugyei K, Adjei S, Mahama R, Addo P, Otu-Nyarko L, Wiredu EK, Nyarko A.

J Ethnopharmacol. 2012 Jan 6;139(1):265-72. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2011.11.009. Epub 2011 Nov 11.


Acute toxicity studies of Croton membranaceus root extract.

Asare GA, Sittie A, Bugyei K, Gyan BA, Adjei S, Addo P, Wiredu EK, Nyarko AK, Otu-Nyarko LS, Adjei DN.

J Ethnopharmacol. 2011 Apr 12;134(3):938-43. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2011.02.004. Epub 2011 Feb 16.


Reporting on road traffic injury: content analysis of injuries and prevention opportunities in Ghanaian newspapers.

Yankson IK, Browne EN, Tagbor H, Donkor P, Quansah R, Asare GE, Mock CN, Ebel BE.

Inj Prev. 2010 Jun;16(3):194-7. doi: 10.1136/ip.2009.024174.


Possible adverse effect of high delta-alpha-tocopherol intake on hepatic iron overload: enhanced production of vitamin C and the genotoxin, 8-hydroxy-2'- deoxyguanosine.

Asare GA, Ntombini B, Kew MC, Kahler-Venter CP, Nortey EN.

Toxicol Mech Methods. 2010 Feb;20(2):96-104. doi: 10.3109/15376510903572888.


Serum levels of Cu, Se, and Zn in adult rural/urban residents in Ghana: paradigm shift?

Asare GA, Nani A.

Biol Trace Elem Res. 2010 Nov;137(2):139-49. doi: 10.1007/s12011-009-8571-y. Epub 2009 Dec 3.


Effects of exogenous antioxidants on dietary iron overload.

Asare GA, Kew MC, Mossanda KS, Paterson AC, Siziba K, Kahler-Venter CP.

J Clin Biochem Nutr. 2009 Jan;44(1):85-94. doi: 10.3164/jcbn.08-184. Epub 2008 Dec 27.


Synergistic interaction between excess hepatic iron and alcohol ingestion in hepatic mutagenesis.

Asare GA, Bronz M, Naidoo V, Kew MC.

Toxicology. 2008 Dec 5;254(1-2):11-8. doi: 10.1016/j.tox.2008.08.024. Epub 2008 Sep 21.


Dietary iron overload in the African and hepatocellular carcinoma.

Kew MC, Asare GA.

Liver Int. 2007 Aug;27(6):735-41. Review.


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