WASHINGTON: US regulators have approved the first pill that contains a digital tracking sensor to alert doctors and caregivers as to whether a patient is taking a medication as scheduled. The pill, called Abilify MyCite (aripiprazole tablets with sensor), is...
KARACHI: Eminent healthcare specialist Professor Dr Zaman Sheikh revealed on Saturday that an estimated 82,000 women die from diabetes and its related complications in Pakistan every year and death ratio in the female is higher than male in the...
LAHORE: Smog in the provincial capital has crossed all the international benchmarks as PM2.5 level, which is termed the most dangerous pollutant in the air across the world, remained between 450ug/m3 and 500ug/m3 against the notified standards of 35ug/m3...
Lahore is enveloped in smog disrupting the daily routine of everyone in the city. It is resulting in commutes being shut off, airport being close and also causing unscheduled power outages throughout many cities in Punjab This smog is causing...
ISLAMABAD: Only 36 percent of the Pakistani population on average, including 41% in urban areas and 32% rural areas, has access to safe drinking water in the country, a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) revealed. Results of the...
GENEVA: The death toll from a plague outbreak in Madagascar has risen to 94, with the number of suspected cases jumping to more than 1,100, the World Health Organization said Friday. Officials on the poor Indian Ocean island nation had...
ISLAMABAD: The ongoing protest of the doctors and paramedical staff at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Islamabad, cost a patient his life. A patient, identified as Umar Aftab, was taken to the hospital after he complained of leg pain...
A cocktail of three antibodies has shown promise in preventing Zika virus infection in monkeys, and moves next into trials in humans, researchers said Wednesday. The mosquito-borne Zika virus swept across Latin America, the Caribbean and southern United States in...
Japanese researchers have genetically engineered hens whose eggs contain drugs that can fight serious diseases including cancer, in a bid to dramatically reduce the cost of treatment, a report said Monday.If the scientists are able to safely produce "interferon...
Elementary school children with cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial anomalies may struggle more than older kids with anger, anxiety, depression and stress, according to a recent study.Compared to older kids and teens, those between ages 8 and...