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Why are four out of five thyroid patients women?
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Why are four out of five thyroid patients women?

Public Awareness Seminar on Thyroid at University of Karachi KARACHI – Normal thyroid function is essential for health. A deficiency of thyroxine leads to slowing of all body processes and weight gain. Around 80 per cent of people suffering from thyroid problems are women. Thyroxine deficiency is easily treatable. Auto-immunity (a failure of the body’s…

Sindh Govt. To Implement 5% Job Quota of Disable Persons
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Sindh Govt. To Implement 5% Job Quota of Disable Persons

KARACHI- Sindh Minister for Information and Transport Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, has said that the government is making extensive efforts to facilitate disable persons in the province including implementation of 5 percent job quota in government institutions while private sector would also be encouraged to provide employment to special persons. Speaking at a seminar held…

Karachi Still Not Free From Polio
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Karachi Still Not Free From Polio

KARACHI- A second polio case was surfaced in Gadap Town area of Karachi, increasing the tally of victim of the crippling disease to two in Sindh province this year. An official at the Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) for Polio in Sindh has confirmed the second case of polio in Karachi in 2017. A five-month old Zaibullah,…

International Standard Blood Banks Lying Unused in Sindh
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International Standard Blood Banks Lying Unused in Sindh

KARACHI- The Sindh Health Department has failed to operationalization four Regional Blood Transfusion Centers (RBTC) despite lapse of one and half year, it was learned via sources recently. The four regional blood banks had been constructed in Karachi, Jamshoro, Nawabshah and Sukkur with the financial assistance of German Development Bank, which were still non-functional despite…

Mother Gives Birth To A Real-Life ‘Mermaid’
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Mother Gives Birth To A Real-Life ‘Mermaid’

Baby born with legs fused together tragically dies four hours later KOLKATA: A mother astonished doctors when she gave birth to India’s second ever ‘mermaid baby’ but sadly lost it just four hours later. The unnamed baby, whose sex was unclear due to its underdeveloped pelvis and fused legs, suffered from a rare condition known…

Illegal PMDC running medical affairs: LHC
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Illegal PMDC running medical affairs: LHC

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court recently declared that the present composition of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) is illegal, thereby also nullifying PMDC’s 2016 regulations for admissions to MBBS and BDS in medical colleges. The division bench that passed the order comprised of Justice Ayesha A. Malik and Justice Jawad Hassan. The bench…

Govt Yet To Review Reserved Seats in KPK Medical Colleges
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Govt Yet To Review Reserved Seats in KPK Medical Colleges

PESHAWAR: The government is yet to review the allocation of reserved seats for the students of Federally Administered Tribal Areas and backward areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the public sector medical and dental colleges in the light of the decision of the Supreme Court ofPakistan. The apex court had abolished all reserved seats in medical schools…

Delay In MBBS and BDS Admissions Frustrate Students
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Delay In MBBS and BDS Admissions Frustrate Students

MANDI BAHAUDDIN – Public and private sectors medical and dental colleges in Punjab have disappointed the students seeking admission in first year of MBBS and BDS programmes by not adhering to the schedule for completing the process of admissions. Private colleges had received Rs 3,000 to Rs 6,000 from local students as processing fee. Some colleges received…

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