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LAHORE- Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif said the government is planning to set up a state-of-the-art institute in Lahore for the treatment of kidney and liver diseases. He was presiding over a high level meeting regarding the project of Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute today. He said that modern treatment facilities would be available to the patients in kidney and liver institute and this project would be completed ...

  Mali said it had identified its first possible cases of Ebola since the start of an outbreak in neighbouring Guinea, adding to fears that the deadly virus was spreading across West Africa. More than 90 people have already died in Guinea and Liberia in what medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has warned could turn into an unprecedented epidemic in an impoverished region with poor health services. Foreign mining companies have ...

Banning smoking in public places has helped to cut premature births by 10 percent, according to new research from the United States and Europe. A study in The Lancet medical journal found that while the impact of anti-smoking laws varies between countries, the overall effect on child health around the world is positive. "Our research shows that smoking bans are an effective way to protect the health of our children," said Jasper Been of the ...

KARACHI- The Aga Khan University clinical laboratories have introduced an automated hematology system, the first of its kind in Pakistan. The new automated equipment having a capacity to test 150 ...

ISLAMABAD- The hunching posture adopted by smart phone users or other mobile devices is as bad as being obese and could lead to breathing problems in old age, according to a new research. The effect ...

Islamabad- A new study has shown that doctors routinely record blood pressure levels that are significantly higher than levels recorded by nurses. A systematic review led by the University of Exeter ...

Rawalpindi- Department of Environment district Rawalpindi has sealed two tyre shops during anti dengue campaign.  District Officer Environment Mian Nawaz has told that during anti-dengue ...

  Rawalpindi- To overcome the shortage of staff, the Rawalpindi health department has decided to take the services of 500 volunteers in the city to ensure door-to-door anti-dengue campaign. The ...

Islamabad- In the absence of any definitive diagnostic test, treatment of concussion or 'mild traumatic brain injury' generally depends on symptoms such as headache, nausea, dizziness and ...

Stress can delay pregnancy and double the risk of infertility in women, scientists have warned. Researchers found that women with the highest levels of stress biomarkers in their saliva have more ...

Islamabad- In chronic smokers who stop smoking, there is a rapid increase in the number of circulating cells that aid in the repair of the lining of blood vessels, researchers have found. ...

As many as 32,000 children worldwide become sick each year with a drug-resistant "superbug" strain of tuberculosis, according to new estimates by U.S. researchers that for the first time quantify ...

Guinea has received confirmation that a mysterious disease that has killed up to 59 people in the West African country, and may have spread to neighboring Sierra Leone, is the hemorrhagic fever ...

  Islamabad- Polio virus has been discovered today in the drinking water of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. The residents and social groups of the city expressed great reservation and anxiety over the ...

  Children born to older fathers have a higher than normal risk of developing schizophrenia later in life, Swedish scientists said on Friday. They suspect that accumulating mutations in the ...

  Many herbal remedies and nutritional supplements can damage the eyes, including some alternative therapies that are used by people trying to correct eye problems, new research reports. ...

    Eating foods with a high Glycaemic Index (GI) like white rice and drinking milk not only aggravates acne but in some cases triggers it too, claims a landmark overview of study carried ...

RAWALPINDI- The supply of fake and adulterated drinks and food is on the rise in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, spreading diseases among people. One can easily find such eateries in ...

Spending too much time in front of a television, computer or other devices with screens may signal problems in a child's family and personal wellbeing, according to a new study. Based on data for ...

Chicago- About half of American adults believe in at least one medical conspiracy theory, according to a new survey results. Some conspiracy theories have much more traction than others, however. For ...

OTTAWA- Women are more likely to die of heart attacks because their symptoms are often misdiagnosed as anxiety, so they do not get vital swift treatment. Researchers at McGill University in Montreal ...

ISLAMABAD- A substance secreted by mucous cells in the lining of the stomach seems to act as a natural antibiotic, protecting against deep infection by Helicobacter pylori -- the bacterium that ...

  ISLAMABAD- The American Heart Association says there are a few simple things you can do to keep active and promote a healthier heart: 1.       Do your housework ...

ISLAMABAD- A new study has revealed that people who were exposed to takeaway food outlets around them were more obese, as they consumed more of these foods. The study conducted by University of ...

  ISLAMABAD- Internet addicts who devote much of their lives to browsing the Web are more likely to show signs of depression,  British researchers have found. Some people develop a ...

  ISLAMABAD- Pakistan has 8,000 registered AIDS patients, with at least 100,000 unregistered patients, increasing at an alarming pace. The Programme Manager of National AIDs program, Syed Javed ...

  ISLAMABAD- A new class of antibiotics has been discovered to fight deadly bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and other drug-resistant bacteria that threaten public ...

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