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CPSP meets to discuss delayed Dr. registrations
National News

CPSP meets to discuss delayed Dr. registrations

Islamabad- Over 700 Fellows of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) have been facing serious problems in their professional lives for nearly seven months, as they are not getting their registrations from the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC). Recently, a meeting was held in this regard at the CPSP, attended by the members…

This years Polio count reaching 100
National News

This years Polio count reaching 100

LANDI KOTAL: The unvaccinated children in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) are continuously creating challenges for the global initiative for polio eradication. The National Institute of Health, Islamabad has recently confirmed 3 new polio cases in Khyber Agency, while several other cases were detected over the past couple of weeks, in other parts of the…

Doctors suffer in tussle of PMDC & CPSP
Regional News

Doctors suffer in tussle of PMDC & CPSP

LAHORE : Almost 750 medical consultants are bearing the brunt of a tussle prevailing over the accreditation system between the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) and the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), while the Punjab Public Service Commission has clearly refused to evaluate their qualifications for for appointments as senior registrar. These…

Biological pacemaker’cells  through Gene therapy
International News

Biological pacemaker’cells through Gene therapy

Los Angeles : In order to deliver a steady heartbeat using a gene therapy researchers have succeeded by  turning ordinary cardiac muscle cells into specialized ones, which may become an alternative to implanted electronic pacemakers.A recent research study appears in the journal Science Translational Medicine involved pigs having heart block condition that makes their hearts…

Lady Willingdon hospital Generator not working
Regional News

Lady Willingdon hospital Generator not working

LAHORE, July: Patients at Lady Willingdon Hospital Lahore have to suffer sever distress due to unbearable loadsheding as the hospital generator was out of order for many  days. The patients of all departments, particularly in ICU, had to suffer the worst condition, due to the persistent loadshedding. When contacted the Medical Superintendent (MS) of the…

Ebola kills 603 in West Africa reports WHO
International News

Ebola kills 603 in West Africa reports WHO

World Health Organization reported on Tuesday that the Ebola outbreak has 603 lives since February 2014. Almost 70 of the deaths have been reported from the three countries alone in the region. The WHO reported that 85 cases surfaced between July 8 – 12, stressing the continued transmission of the virus. International and local medics…

Karachi put on Naegleria Alert
Regional News

Karachi put on Naegleria Alert

Karachi: Health department of Sindh put a high alert on hospitals of Karachi after 10 more persons have been diagnosed with silent killer disease called Naegleria. Brain eating amoeba slowly affects the nervous system which results in death after few weeks. No proper treatment has been identified to cure this disease that’s why according to…

World Population Day 2014 celebrated by PMA
National News

World Population Day 2014 celebrated by PMA

World Population Day, observed worldwide annually on 11th July, is also celebrated every year in Pakistan as a ritual, however, despite this traditional celebration, we have not been able to create popular awakening or control the population outburst in our country. Failure of family planning owes itself massively to absence of a political-will on our…

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