Tobacco Free

The Dangers of Flavoured Tobacco and Shisha

The Government of Pakistan imposed a complete ban on the commercial use of flavoured tobacco products “ to protect the health of the country’s youth...
ANTS AS DRUG MANUFACTURERS FOR HUMANS?

ANTS as Drug manufacturers for humans?

ARIZONA (AFP) – Ants naturally produce powerful germicides against bacteria and fungi, said a study Wednesday that targeted the industrious insects as possible drug...
Balochistan

Three-day polio campaign starts in Balochistan today

QUETTA: A three-day anti-polio campaign in 17 districts of Balochistan kicked off from Monday, said Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) Balochistan Coordinator Syed Faisal Ahmed. Ahmed...

Sindh govt, Child life foundation inaugurate Telemedicine Center

KARACHI: Secretary Health Dr Fazlullah Pechuho on Tuesday inaugurated first Telemedicine Center at Sindh Government Children Hospital in the metropolises’ New Karachi. While speaking to...
digital tracking Device

US approves first pill with digital tracking device

WASHINGTON: US regulators have approved the first pill that contains a digital tracking sensor to alert doctors and caregivers as to whether a patient...
diabetes

82,000 women die from diabetes annually in Pakistan

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...
Smog in Lahore

Smog in Lahore crosses global benchmarks

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...
Lahore Smog

Lahore Smog Disrupts Daily Life

Lahore is enveloped in smog disrupting the daily routine of everyone in the city. It is resulting in commutes being shut off, airport being...
Safe Drinking water

Only 36% of population has access to safe drinking water in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Only 36 percent of the Pakistani population on average, including 41% in urban areas and 32% rural areas, has access to safe drinking...
Madagascar

Madagascar plague deaths hit 94, 1,100 suspected cases: WHO

GENEVA: The death toll from a plague outbreak in Madagascar has risen to 94, with the number of suspected cases jumping to more than...