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Violence against healthcare providers on the rise in Karachi
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Violence against healthcare providers on the rise in Karachi

MN Report Karachi: The International Committee of the Red Cross-Pakistan in collaboration with Appna Institute of Public Health of the Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) and Ziauddin Medical University has launched a research report titled `Violence against healthcare: results from a multi-centre study in Karachi’. Sindh Health Minister Jam Mehtab Hussain…

Around 92,000 children die of pneumonia in country yearly: expert
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Around 92,000 children die of pneumonia in country yearly: expert

MN Report Karachi: An estimated 92,000 children die from pneumonia in Pakistan every year and the country still stands among top five countries which account for 99 per cent of childhood pneumonia cases, said prominent paediatrician Prof Dr Ayesha Mehnaz.  Dr Mehnaz, who is associated with Civil Hospital Karachi, was speaking at a news conference…

Early detection prevents breast cancer: Dr Rufina Soomro
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Early detection prevents breast cancer: Dr Rufina Soomro

MN Report KARACHI: Breast cancer poses serious health risks to women across the world and it is estimated that one in eight Pakistani women develop breast cancer at some stage of their life. These views were expressed by experts at a seminar held here under the aegis of Ziauddin Hospital to create awareness about breast…

Doctors continue their protest at PIMS
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Doctors continue their protest at PIMS

MN Report ISLAMABAD – The Medical practitioners belonging to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS)continued to stage their protest, against the recent attack on a senior doctor. The speakers addressing the protesting doctors are demanding that; the government should immediately arrest the culprits who attacked Dr Shahid, and proper security to doctors working with the…

Abducted Polio workers and Levies men found dead in Zhob
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Abducted Polio workers and Levies men found dead in Zhob

MN Report BALOCHISTAN – The dead bodies of two polio workers and two Levies personnelwere found in the troubled district of Zhob in Baluchistan recently. According to earlier media reports, Three polio workers and two Levies personnel were kidnapped recently from MurghaKibzai area of Zhob district. According to Levies sources, two bodies were identified as…

Molecular Breast Imaging will boost Breast Cancer Detection if Cost-Effective, says Global Data Analyst
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Molecular Breast Imaging will boost Breast Cancer Detection if Cost-Effective, says Global Data Analyst

Monitoring Desk LONDON– According to a statement from Global Data, published in the international medical media; As breast cancer detection can be improved by Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) as an adjunct to mammography, in comparison with mammography alone, manufacturers must pursue cost-effectiveness to ensure its widespread adoption, says an analyst with research and consulting firm…

FDA approves electronic device to control obesity
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FDA approves electronic device to control obesity

The first new obesity device – The Maestro Rechargeable System – stands approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). As a pacemaker similar to implant that sends electrical pulses to the vagus nerve. An outside advisors committee to the FDA arrived at the conclusion that benefits of the Maestro System was more than its…

Blood test can tell, if cancer will return
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Blood test can tell, if cancer will return

Dr Zubeena: Director Oncology/Hematology at Holyoke HOLYOKE, Massachusetts – Dr. Zubeena Mateen is the Director of Hematology & Oncology at Holyoke Medical Centre, in Massachusetts. While speaking about; Tumors found in the blood stream of breast cancer patients, She recently stated that: “A simple blood test could let breast cancer survivors know whether the disease…

Lecture by a global expert on maternal health.
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Lecture by a global expert on maternal health.

Karachi: Pakistan Medical Association  (PMA) and Society of Obstetricians  and Gynecologists of Pakistan (SOGP) is organising a guest lecture by the Medical Director and President of Innovations at Johns Hopkins University, USA. – Dr. Harshad Sanghvi. The lecture will be held in Karachi on Saturday 30th November 2013 at the PMA House, Sir Aga Khan…

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