Advances in Applied Physiology


Volume 8, Issue 2, December 2023

  • Impact of Somatic Cell Count on Milk Yield, Milk Composition, and Growth Performance in Zaraibi Goats During Different Physiological Stages of Lactation Period

    Ahmed Abdelrazek Gabr, Mohamed Ibrahim Ahmed, Rasha Abdalla Hawas

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 32-39
    Received: 20 July 2023
    Accepted: 7 August 2023
    Published: 17 August 2023
    Abstract: The study investigated the effect of different somatic cell count (SCC) classes on milk production traits and growth of Zaraibi does and kids at three distinct physiological stages during lactation. A total of 150 milk samples obtained from 50 goats at milk peak, kids weaning, and meeting periods (days of 50, 100 and 150) were analyzed. The goats w... Show More
  • Antihypertensive Medications Inducing Salivary Gland Dysfunction and Xerostomia: A Narrative Review

    Lecor Papa Abdou, Kwedi Karl Grégoire, Diatta Mamadou, Dieng Seynabou, Tamba Babacar, Dia Tine Soukéye

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 40-46
    Received: 10 September 2023
    Accepted: 4 October 2023
    Published: 14 October 2023
    Abstract: The aim of this study was to review the literature on the relationship between antihypertensive drugs and reduced salivary flow (hyposalivation) and the sensation of dry mouth (xerostomia). An exhaustive search of the literature was carried out, with no prior date limit until 31 August 2022, on PubMed, Google scholar and the Cochrane Library. The s... Show More