Physical verification of doctors kicks off in Karachi

KARACHI : Director Health Karachi, Dr Zafar Ejaz on Saturday said physical verification of health practitioners has started across the Karachi to identify ghost employees and also to enhance utilization of recourses in better way. Dr Zafar Ejaz [...]

Expert urges government to work war-footedly to eliminate polio

KARACHI :  Secretary General, Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Center Dr Mirza Ali Azhar on Friday urged the government to work on war footing in collaboration with all state institutions to eradicate polio, as the matter is linked to the [...]

Medical expert against lawmaking in haste

KARACHI : Ex-member Pakistan Medical & Dental Council, Dr Shershah Syed on Thursday showed his extreme concern about what he termed controversial bills which are under consideration in the department of law Sindh for presentation in Sindh [...]

‘Anti-polio immunization campaigns failed to achieve target’

KARACHI : Ziauddin University has organized an interactive seminar “Polio Free Pakistan– A Dream?” to commemorate the World Polio Day and create awareness about the damage of polio besides gathering support to improve the eradication efforts [...]

People with stress-related inflammation likelier to suffer from depression

Washington, A new study has indicated that stress- related inflammation might lead to an increase in the risk of depression. The study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai showed that preexisting differences in the sensitivity [...]

Traffic pollution can harm lungs of babies in womb

Washington, A new study has found that exposure to pollution, especially during the second trimester of pregnancy, could harm a child’s lungs. Existing research has often highlighted the adverse effects of air pollutants on lung function in [...]

Cells` transplantation, nerve bridge may help paralyzed patient in recovery

Washington,  In a recent case, doctors performed transplantation of olfactory ensheathing cells isolated from a paralyzed patient’s own olfactory bulb and built a nerve bridge between stumps of damaged spinal cord, which may have helped the [...]

Low testosterone diabetic men likelier to develop `Atherosclerosis`

Washington,  A new study has found that men who have Type 2 diabetes and low testosterone levels face more risk of developing atherosclerosis, than men with diabetes but normal testosterone levels. Atherosclerosis occurs when fats, cholesterol [...]

High-fat meals can harm men more than women

Washington,  A new study has recently revealed that high-fat meals could be more harmful for men than women. Researchers found that male and female brains are not equal when it comes to the biological response to a high-fat diet. Deborah Clegg, [...]

Fatty meals can be more harmful for males

Washington, A new study has found that consuming high-fat meals can prove more harmful for males than females. Cedars-Sinai Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute scientist Deborah Clegg, PhD, and a team of international investigators found [...]

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