50 more beds added in Leprosy Hospital Manghopir

Karachi, The construction of new block of Leprosy Hospital Manghopir run by Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has been completed, while the number of beds were increased by 250 in the hospital. However, KMC could not give the status of [...]

Hepatitis on rise in upper Sindh

LARKANA, As many as 986 blood sample cases were referred to Molecular Laboratory during the month of August 2014 for PCR test. The PCR Laboratory was established under the Chief Minister’s Hepatitis Prevention & Control Program at Chandka [...]

Scientists’ new approach can provide better treatment for cancer

Washington : Researchers have recently found a method to expand blood stem cells that could lead to new and better cancer treatment, it has been reported.   Scientists from the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine have reported the breakthrough [...]

No-calorie sweeteners can affect your weight loss goals

Washington : A new study has revealed that no-calorie sweeteners may interfere with people’s diet choices.For the study, researchers conducted three experiments in which 116 participants ages 18 to 25 were randomly given an unmarked cup filled [...]

Sugar substance cuts down `good` HDL cholesterol from body

Washington : A new research has discovered that “good” High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol gets converted into “bad” cholesterol by a sugar-derived substance known as methylglyoxal – MG. The study conducted by the British Heart [...]

Factor in naked mole rat’s helps maintain protein quality

Washington : A new study has demonstrated that a factor in the cells of naked mole rats protects and alters the activity of the proteasome, a garbage disposer for damaged and obsolete proteins. The study conducted by Barshop Institute for Longevity [...]

Obese youngsters are at nearly six fold risk of hypertension

Washington : A new research has suggested that obese youngsters have a nearly six fold risk of hypertension. The study conducted from PEP (Prevention Education Program) Family Heart Study presented at ESC Congress showed that compared with normal [...]

New mice study may help in studying Epilepsy, Alzheimer

Washington : A new study on mice may help in understanding how brain works, which could open doors in studying epilepsy, alzheimer’s and other diseases. University of Utah scientists have developed a genetically engineered line of mice, who [...]

Bacteria responsible for `inflammatory bowel diseases` identified

Washington : In a new study, possible bacterial culprits behind inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, have been identified. Trillions of bacteria exist within the human intestinal microbiota, which [...]

Stimulating brain with electric current could improve memory

Washington : A new study has found that stimulating a specific part of bran with non-invasive electric current, called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, could boost a person’s memory. Senior author Joel Voss at Northwestern University Feinberg [...]

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