American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2023

  • Dietary Habits and Nutritional Status of Hemodialysis Patients Seen in Some Hemodialysis Centers in Lomé (Togo)

    Essognim Bitori, Mamatchi Melila, Kouévi Satchi, Akomola Kossi Sabi, Labité Komlan Mensah, Kou’santa Amouzou

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2023
    Pages: 82-91
    Received: 26 August 2023
    Accepted: 12 September 2023
    Published: 25 September 2023
    Abstract: Background: Chronic renal failure (CKD) is kidney damage defined by a permanent decrease in glomerular filtration rate (GFR) characterized by biological signs present for more than three months. Protein-energy malnutrition (PED) in hemodialysis is also a factor of morbidity and mortality in patients with a prevalence ranging from 15 to 75% worldwid... Show More
  • Contribution to Phytotherapy Valorization of the Seed of Avocado, Persea Americana

    Kwami Lumo Awaga, Kosi Mawuéna Novidzro, Bognam Kpensaga, Koffi Apeti Gbogbo, Et Kossi Honoré Koumaglo

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2023
    Pages: 92-100
    Received: 29 August 2023
    Accepted: 13 September 2023
    Published: 27 September 2023
    Abstract: Plants represent an immense storehouse of biomolecules endowed with diverse biological properties. This study was carried out to analyze the phytochemical composition and evaluate the free radical scavenging and antioxidant activities of Persea americana seed. The dried avocado pit powder was first delipidated with hexane and the residue was succes... Show More