Biomedical Sciences

Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2023

  • Prevalence of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in Goat and Sheeps in Various Districts of Punjab-Pakistan

    Adnan Yousaf, Lookesh Kumar, Faheem Ahmed, Ajeet Singh Berjang, Rehana Shahnawaz

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 78-83
    Received: 23 August 2023
    Accepted: 5 September 2023
    Published: 14 October 2023
    Abstract: Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a contagious viral disease that affects animals with cloven feet. It is prevalent in Pakistan, resulting in significant economic losses. The study's goal was to determine the sero-prevalence of FMD in small ruminants (sheep and goats) maintained near large ruminants that had recently had an FMD epidemic. The research... Show More
  • Review Article

    Hypertension: Unmasking the Silent Epidemic in Developing Countries

    Rodrick Symon Katete

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 84-96
    Received: 25 September 2023
    Accepted: 23 October 2023
    Published: 9 November 2023
    Abstract: Background: An estimated 1.28 billion adults aged 30–79 years worldwide have hypertension, about two-thirds of them live in low- and middle-income countries. A systolic blood pressure (BP) > 180 mm Hg or a diastolic BP > 120 mm Hg is considered a "hypertensive crisis." Almost three-quarters of the worldwide deaths due to hypertension are reported i... Show More
  • Research Article

    Antioxidant and Antiinflammatory Activities of Imperata cylindrica (L.) P. Beauv. (Poaceae) Extracts in Relation to Extraction Methods and Plant Organ

    Anne Marie Leticia Konan*, Esmel Essis Lohoues, Félix Adjé, Koffi Julien Golly, Adou Koffi Matthieu Kra, Kessé Phyllipe N’da, Amissa Augustin Adima

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 97-103
    Received: 6 December 2023
    Accepted: 19 December 2023
    Published: 28 December 2023
    Abstract: The involvement of oxidative stress/inflammation couple in the pathophysiology of many diseases increasingly emphasized. Treatments controlling the inflammatory process and the production or elimination of free radicals may be useful in limiting their harmful effects. Imperata cylindrica is a widely used medicinal plant in Côte d’Ivoire due to its ... Show More