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EBOLA Claims the First European Life
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EBOLA Claims the First European Life

MADRID: An elderly priest in Spain became the first European to die from a fast-spreading Ebola outbreak. He remained admitted in Madrid Hospital for 5 days. The Roman Catholic priest, Miguel Pajares, was being treated in Spain with an experimental US serum, ZMapp, after being flown to Madrid. He was the first European patient to…

Doctors save life aboard flight to Karachi
National News

Doctors save life aboard flight to Karachi

Contributed by Major Saif-Ur-Rehman Khilji I was flying from Islamabad to Karachi last night and there was a girl onboard with a serious condition. First of all the stretcher took more seats than the patient had booked, but the other passengers managed it somehow. When we were on the way, the captain announced that the…

PMA demands arrest of doctors’ killers
National News

PMA demands arrest of doctors’ killers

KARACHI: An emergency meeting of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA C & K), at PMA House Karachi on 13th August 2014, with Prof. S.Tipu Sultan in the chair and attended by   Dr. S.M. Qaisar Sajjad, Dr. Serajuddaula Syed, Dr. M. Idrees Adhi, Dr. Naseer Baloch, Dr. Shoaib Sobani, Dr. Qazi Wasiq, Dr. Hamid Manzoor, Dr. Khalil…

Ebola drug Stock Exhausted
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Ebola drug Stock Exhausted

The drug to treat Ebola ZMapp arrived in Liberia to treat two infected doctors. The company which manufactures the drug has said that the stocks have been exhausted and they are trying to produce whatever is possible. Meanwhile the universities in the affected countries have not been re-opened amid fear of spread of infections. Ebola…

Medical Emergency Declared‏
Regional News

Medical Emergency Declared‏

Islamabad: The federal government has declared a state of medical emergency in the country. The announcement came after the recent political developments.    All hospitals have been asked to cancel the approved staff leaves, and for the hospitals to remain on hi-alert. This is a developing story, we will keep our readers updated.

Policemen Bribing for Medical Leave
Regional News

Policemen Bribing for Medical Leave

Lahore: Services Hospital Lahore has received several policemen requesting a medical certificate of illness.    Dr Asim, member of the YDA, told medical news that several policemen are trying to get medical certificates to avoid duties in the coming days. ‘They are offering us money to give out certificates’, he added. 

Punjab spending billions on health and education
National News

Punjab spending billions on health and education

  LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Excise & Taxation and Finance Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman says that government is providing billions of rupees to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), as regards health and education with the government ‘s major focus on protecting the health of people trough strengthening of Primary Health Care & Disease Preventive Programs. The…

Decline in US lung cancer rates, varying by race, gender, age
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Decline in US lung cancer rates, varying by race, gender, age

Incidence rates are falling for lung cancer, the leading cancer killer of both men and women in the US. This is the conclusion that a new analysis from the National Cancer Institute has come to, with previously unrecognized trends found with regard to age, ethnicity, race, sex and cancer subtype. The findings of Dr. Denise…

CME at HU Dental Hospital
International News

CME at HU Dental Hospital

Karachi: A special CME program was arranged recently at Hamdard University Dental Hospital, in which a series of special lectures were delivered by Dr Kashif Naqvi and Prof. Dr Mervyn Hosein. Dr Kashif gave lecture on Pharma Guide. In his lecture, initially he gave introduction on the Pharma Guide and its significance with special relevance…

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