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Foreign medical degree holders suffer due to PMDC policies.

Foreign medical degree holders suffer due to PMDC policies.

LAHORE: At least 3000 foreign qualified medical students are suffering due to the discriminatory€™ policies of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). According to the PMDC ...

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HIV/AIDS patients number reach 132,000 in Pakistan: report

HIV/AIDS patients number reach 132,000 in Pakistan: report

The number of HIV/AIDS patients in Pakistan has reached 132,000 following an addition of 39,000 cases over the last year, a nationwide survey HIV/AIDS reported stated, which will ...

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Beware of Polluted Water in Sindh

Beware of Polluted Water in Sindh

  Sindh is under the threat of an inconceivable issue of polluted water. The recent analysis by the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources reveals that the quality o ...

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Government plans to enforce child breastfeeding ordinance

Government plans to enforce child breastfeeding ordinance

.   Minister says government, civil society and parliamentarians have to ensure implementation of international code of marketing of breast milk substitutes Minister of State ...

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Chemical food packaging damages children’s teeth

Chemical food packaging damages children’s teeth

  A new Study has revealed that the early exposure to two chemicals often found in food packaging and fungicides may cause damage to children's teeth that can never be revers ...

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100,000 die annually due to tobacco use in Pakistan

100,000 die annually due to tobacco use in Pakistan

APP. About 100,000 people die annually due to tobacco use in Pakistan and use of Shisha amongst the youth is an emerging health risk. According to figures of Ministry of Health Se ...

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Smoking could raise the risk of psychosis

Smoking could raise the risk of psychosis

  Smoking tobacco may increase the risk of developing schizophrenia and other serious mental illnesses, scientists have suggested. In a landmark study, British researchers hi ...

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Underprivileged to get free medical treatment facility

Underprivileged to get free medical treatment facility

  * Rs 9.1b allocated for National Healthcare Project to serve the poor ISLAMABAD: Long considered a prerogative of the privileged segment of society, the newly launched Nati ...

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UNICEF suggests proper handwashing to avoid deaths

UNICEF suggests proper handwashing to avoid deaths

  LONDON - Failing to wash hands with soap - one of the cheapest and most effective health interventions - costs the lives of children and undermines efforts to meet a new se ...

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Obsession with calorie count fuelling obesity crisis

Obsession with calorie count fuelling obesity crisis

  ISLAMABAD: Counting calories does more harm than good, experts warn today. In a damning analysis of decades of dietary advice, doctors say we have been misled about the bes ...

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Diabetes may affect 12.8 million Pakistanis by 2035: expert

Diabetes may affect 12.8 million Pakistanis by 2035: expert

KARACHI: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic metabolic disorder in which prevalence has been increasing steadily all over the world. The rapid spread of diabetes mellitus i ...

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UN chief urges greater efforts to improve health and well-being of indigenous peoples

UN chief urges greater efforts to improve health and well-being of indigenous peoples

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the international community to commit to do more to improve the health and well-being of indigenous peoples, who face a ...

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Asia’s water supply under threat from climate change

Asia’s water supply under threat from climate change

  Out of world’s estimated 1.1 billion people without access to safe water, nearly 70 per cent or 700 million come from Asia and the Pacific regions. Many countries are alrea ...

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Every minute a child dies of water-related disease: report

Every minute a child dies of water-related disease: report

  WASHINGTON: Every minute a child dies of a water-related disease` somewhere in the world, warns a report published by the International Monetary Fund. The report by three s ...

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Family history increases liver cancer risk

Family history increases liver cancer risk

  ISLAMABAD: Those who have a positive family history of liver cancer are more likely to develop hepatocellular carcinomas (HCC), a new study has suggested. The study also sh ...

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Even diet soft drinks can expand your waistline

Even diet soft drinks can expand your waistline

    If you drink diet soda thinking it will help you shed unwanted belly fat, nothing could be further from the truth, says a new study. For the study, researchers gathe ...

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Young Doctors on Strike.

Young Doctors on Strike.

  LAHORE: A number of public hospital doctors of the city stopped working in out patient departments and wards on Tuesday following a Young Doctors Association (YDA) Punjab c ...

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Pakistan ranks 6th among high TB affected countries

Pakistan ranks 6th among high TB affected countries

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan ranks sixth among the 22 high tuberculosis (TB) affected countries, and has 43 per cent share of its patients in the Eastern-Mediterranean region ...

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