Ebola Death Toll Tops 7,000 in West Africa

The World Health Organization says the death toll from the Ebola epidemic in West Africa has topped 7,000. New figures published late Friday show fatalities in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea climbing to 7,373 – an increase of nearly [...]

Orthopedic disorders common in women: expert

KARACHI, President, Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (POA), Prof Dr Muhammad Parwez Anjum on Friday revealed that 72 percent population of the Pakistan is living with various orthopedic disorders; out of these patients 55 percent are women. He [...]

PPA shows solidarity with Peshawar victim families

KARACHI :  Pakistan Pediatric Association (PPA), Central and PPA Sindh on Thursday organized a peaceful and silent demo outside the Karachi Press Club to show solidarity with children. A large number of pediatricians, including President PPA [...]

E-cigarettes expose rising number of non-smoking teens to nicotine use

Washington : A new research has revealed that e-cigarettes expose rising number of non-smoking teens to nicotine use. Researchers at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and University of Hawaii Cancer Center find that one-third of Hawaiian adolescents [...]

Low glycemic index diets not necessarily beneficial for hearts, diabetes

Washington : A new research has indicated that a low glycemic diet does not improve insulin sensitivity, lipid levels or blood pressure. In new findings led by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Boston and Johns Hopkins University [...]

Suspected Ebola patients discharged

KARACHI  :  The suspected Ebola patient was discharged from Jinnah postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) on Tuesday. Joint Executive Director, JPMC, Dr Seemin Jamali told PPI that 46-years-old passenger Haroon arrived in Karachi from Liberia [...]

Employees protest: Hepatitis centers, clinics closed in Sindh

  KARACHI : Dozens of employees of Hepatitis Prevention and Control Program (Chief Minister’s Initiative) have shut down the hepatitis centers and clinics across the Sindh province against non-confirmation on their jobs and not meeting [...]

3-day cardio-conference from 25th

KARACHI :  Pakistan Cardiac Society in collaboration with Cardiology Department, Civil Hospital Karachi, Dow University of Heath Sciences and American College of Cardiology is organizing 23rd annual conference Cardio-Conference 2014 from December [...]

Shortage of medicines troubles patients at JPMC

KARACHI,  The Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), one of the largest tertiary care government hospitals, in Sindh, where patients from all over Pakistan come for treatment, is facing a severe medicine shortage since last two weeks. According [...]

Experts meet to strengthen health systems in Ebola-hit countries

  GENEVA, Ministers of Health and Finance of Ebola-affected countries, international organizations and development partners assembled for a high-level meeting on how to strengthen systems of health in Ebola-affected countries and agreed [...]




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