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Dr Imtiaz named VP at Mercy Hospital Ada
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Dr Imtiaz named VP at Mercy Hospital Ada

Mercy Hospital Ada has named pulmonologist and critical care specialist Dr Imtiaz Ahmed as its vice president (Medical Affairs). Dr Ahmed, who took up his new assignment on April 1, will join the hospital’s senior management and provide leadership to clinical staff and administrators. He will focus on implementing new initiatives for the hospital and…

Govt hospitals asked to set up gastro wards
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Govt hospitals asked to set up gastro wards

MN Report KARACHI- Sindh health department has directed heads of public sector hospitals to establish gastro wards in their respective institutions so as to provide best possible treatment to diarrhoea and gastro patients free of cost.   A decision to this effect was taken by Sindh Secretary (Health) Saeed Ahmed Mangnejo in the wake of increasing…

Energy Drink Consumption Correlated With Unhealthy Behaviors
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Energy Drink Consumption Correlated With Unhealthy Behaviors

By Dr Marium Azfar, HoD Community Dentistry, SSCMS The uplifting effects of energy drinks are well advertised, but a new report finds consumption among teenagers may be linked with poor mental health and substance use. The intake of energy drinks continues to increase, as more products are introduced to the market. While energy drinks are…

Medical community demands arrest of killers and kidnappers
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Medical community demands arrest of killers and kidnappers

KARACHI- The various doctor organizations have unanimously demanded of the federal and provincial government Sindh to arrests the all culprits involved in doctors killing in Karachi and cases of these criminals must face trial in military courts. Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Karachi organized a condolence meeting on killing of doctors at PMA House which was…

Behavioral disorders rise in South Asia
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Behavioral disorders rise in South Asia

KARACHI – Head of Psychiatry Department, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC), Prof Dr. M. Iqbal Afridi said psychological or behavioral disorders have gone up sharply in South Asian region including Pakistan, owing to geographical changes and its effects over the past few years. Prof Afridi said; Mental health is as important as physical health, to…

Dentistry among top ten unhealthiest jobs and professions
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Dentistry among top ten unhealthiest jobs and professions

According to a recent report released by Department of Labor’s Occupational Network USA which highlighted all professions that pose a serious threat to health, dentistry is the most hazardous of all professions after histology. Based on the conclusions of the report, histology technicians have the highest risk of exposure to infections, diseases and contaminants while…

Mostly Women suffer from Orthopedic Disorders: President POA
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Mostly Women suffer from Orthopedic Disorders: President POA

Karachi: About 72 percent populations of the Pakistan (all age group) are living with various orthopedic disorders out of which 55 percent are women, this was stated by President, Pakistan Orthopedic Association (POA), Prof Dr Muhammad Parwez Anjum . He shared these views while talking to the media persons during 3-day 28th International Pak Orthocon…

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