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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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Skilled nursing staff must to uplift patient care: Dr Jameel

MN Report Karachi: The Medical Superintendent of Civil Hospital Karachi, Dr Jameel Ahmed Siddiqui emphasized the need for skill development of nurses to international standard as key to improve the patient care in Sindh province. He said while addressing a programme organized by School of Nursing, Civil Hospital Karachi to mark the International Nurses Day…

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Thalasemia awareness campaign launched from 1st May

MN Report Karachi: Omair Sana Foundation (OSF), is going to launch a week long Thalasemia awareness campaign from 1st May 2016 during campaign awareness walks, candle light vigil and other programmes would be held across the city. This was announced by Secretary Omair Sana Foundation Dr Saqib Hussain Ansari while addressing a press conference at…

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Concern voiced over increasing cases of TB in Pakistan

MN Report KARACHI – Voicing concern over increasing cases of tuberculosis in the country, health expert Dr Abdul Baqi attributed it to lack of awareness about the disease in the society. Dr Baqi, who is associated with Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center’s (JPMC) department of chest diseases, said that though the TB is a potentially deadly…

Clubfoot is treated easily & without surgery: Prof Bhatti
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Clubfoot is treated easily & without surgery: Prof Bhatti

MN Report KARACHI – Experts said here that around 8,000 children are born with clubfoot, also called congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV), each year in Pakistan. Clubfoot is a congenital deformity involving one foot or both and the affected foot appears to have been rotated internally at the ankle and without treatment, people with this deformity…

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