New genetic test to spot 6-fold increased risk of prostate cancer

Washington : A new study has found 23 new genetic variants that can identify men with 6-fold increased risk of prostate cancer. Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), London, University of Cambridge, and University of Southern [...]

Traffic pollution can make older people fat

Washington : A new study has recently associated the increased levels of obesity-related hormone leptin, among older adults, with the higher exposure to traffic related air pollution. Gregory A. Wellenius, ScD, of Brown University and colleagues [...]

Jet lag cure comes closer to reality

Washington : Scientists have finally found the mechanism that keeps the circadian clock in sync, which could ultimately help in curing jetlag and other related diseases. Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have discovered how two genes, [...]

Mix of positive, negative messages may prompt more smokers to quit

Washington : A new study has revealed that mix of positive and negative messages might prompt more smokers to quit depending on their confidence in the ability to quit. The study found that “gain-framed” messages, those that stressed the [...]

New genetic test to spot 6-fold increased risk of prostate cancer

Washington : A new study has found 23 new genetic variants that can identify men with 6-fold increased risk of prostate cancer. Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), London, University of Cambridge, and University of Southern [...]

Eradication of polio virus feasible by improved immunization: Health Minister

KARACHI : While emphasizing on improved routine immunization, Provincial Minister for Health Sindh, Dr Sagheer Ahmed stated eradication of polio disease is not feasible until routine immunization is improved in a meeting with a delegation of [...]

DUHS (Amendment) Ordinance 2014 promulgated

  KARACHI : The Governor Sindh has promulgated Dow University of Health Sciences (Amendment) Ordinance 2014.   The ordinance shall come into force at once and shall be deemed to have take effect from 16th September 2013.

DUHS Amend Ord promulgated

KARACHI : The Governor Sindh has promulgated Dow University of Health Sciences (Amendment) Ordinance 2014. The ordinance shall come into force at once and shall be deemed to have take effect on and from 16th September 2013.  

PRCS teams alerted for flood rescue work in Sindh

KARACHI, Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Sindh has alerted its disaster management staff and deployed Branch Disaster Response Teams (BDRT) in flood emergency declared areas of district Sukkur and Jacobabad. The district disaster response [...]

Supply of meal suspends to patients at ASH

Karachi :  Supply of meals has been suspended to patients in Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH), being run by Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC), due to shortage of funds, PPI learned on Friday. A senior official of city?s largest KMC-run hospital [...]




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