American Journal of Life Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 5, October 2019

  • Contemporary Definitions of Hypoglycemia as Frequent and Dangerous Syndrome and Coma

    Vyacheslav Semionovish Lukyanchikov

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, October 2019
    Pages: 83-90
    Received: 27 September 2019
    Accepted: 17 October 2019
    Published: 29 October 2019
    Abstract: A decrease in blood glucose is a frequent and dangerous violation of the most important part of homeostasis - energy. The high frequency of hypoglycemia is explained by a pathogenetic relationship with many diseases and syndromes, as well as the important role of hypoglycemia as a physiological regulator of energy metabolism. The danger of hypoglyc... Show More
  • Prevalence and Associated Factors of Zinc Deficiency Among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Care at Gambella Hospital, Gambella, Ethiopia, 2018

    Ataguade Mekonnen, Wondwossen Terefe, Abate Bekele Belachew, Amaha Kahsay Adhanu, Kebede Embaye Gezae

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, October 2019
    Pages: 91-99
    Received: 30 May 2019
    Accepted: 21 October 2019
    Published: 30 October 2019
    Abstract: It has been evidenced that zinc deficiency has an adverse effect on both mother and fetus, and subsequent birth outcomes and child survival. However, data on the prevalence and determinants of zinc deficiency among pregnant women are scanty in the country. Thus, this study was aimed to assess the prevalence of zinc deficiency and its associated fac... Show More