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HIV/AIDS In Pakistan
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HIV/AIDS In Pakistan

    Dr.Mahreen Shahzad Associate Professor & Head Oral Diagnostic & Medicine Department SIR SYED COLLEGE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES HIV is documented as a health concern in Pakistan with amount of cases increasing yearly. Fairly high drug use and lack of acceptance that non-marital sex is common in the society have allowed the HIV epidemic to take hold in Pakistan,…

Goal Setting in Professional Life Key for Doctors 
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Goal Setting in Professional Life Key for Doctors 

KARACHI- National Institute of Diabetes & Endocrinology, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) organized a seminar with titled “Value of Wellbeing and Goal Setting in a Professional’s Life” at Ojha Campus DUHS. Renowned Write, Qasim Ali Shah was invited as guest speaker in the seminar. In this seminar Vice Chancellor Prof, Mohammad Saeed Quraishy, Pro-Vice…

Lower work stress by spending time with family – Experts
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Lower work stress by spending time with family – Experts

KARACHI – Dow Medical College (DMC) organized a guest speaker session titled “Stress Management” at Lecturer Hall-2 of DMC where renowned clinical psychologist Ms Farah Nasim was invited as guest speaker in the seminar. The aim of this seminar was to raise awareness about, how stress can be managed in our daily life. Principle Dow…

Overeating can increase risk of heart attack
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Overeating can increase risk of heart attack

KARACHI – Excessive consumption of red meat during Eidul Azha usually lands people in hospitals increasing the risk of heart attack, kidney, liver, diabetes and gastroenteritis diseases, said health experts. They advised the people to take balanced diet and consume suitable quantity of water as people being unaware with the complications every year visits emergencies…

Polluted environment causes corneal diseases: Dr Shahzad
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Polluted environment causes corneal diseases: Dr Shahzad

By Azizullah Sharif Prominent ophthalmologist and a former president of Ophthalmological Society of Pakistan (OSP), Dr M. H. Shahzad, who had remained associated with different prestigious healthcare institutions of the country and abroad, said here that polluted and filthy environment plays a vital role in causing corneal diseases such as trachoma and conjunctivitis. Ironically, most…

Professor Dan Ariely:  What can health learn from Behavioral Economics?
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Professor Dan Ariely: What can health learn from Behavioral Economics?

Every consumer-facing industry in the world is using insights from behavioral economics to drive their business – the healthcare sector is lagging behind in this respect. But if there’s one field that can’t afford to ignore behavioral economics, it’s health. Health is first and foremost about people. And yet, human behavior remains an underexposed and…

Non-Availability of ATT
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Non-Availability of ATT

By Azizullah Sharif Renowned specialist in infectious diseases, Dr Naseem Salahuddin, apprehend that if the current situation of drug interruption continues any longer, thou sands of Tuberculosis (TB) patients will die untreated. Moreover, some of them (TB patients) will develop complications and die slow deaths and those who started treatment and had to disrupt it…

Pakistan’s Dilemma is Low Priority to Health Sector
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Pakistan’s Dilemma is Low Priority to Health Sector

By Azizullah Sharif RENOWNED child specialist and Professor of Emeritus at the Aga Khan University, Prof A. Gaffar Billoo, regretted that the dilemma of Pakistan is that no government has ever accorded priority to the health sector. In support of his contention, he deplored that all those who ruled the country since it came into…

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