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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…

Planning and prioritizing key to success in Polio Eradication – Experts
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Planning and prioritizing key to success in Polio Eradication – Experts

  Karachi: Dr Durray Naaz Jamal, Deputy Project Manager, Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI), on Monday expressed her fear that Pakistan might face further international restrictions in future as country is lagging behind in achieving the desired results in effectively controlling the prevalence of polio disease. She shared these views while addressing an awareness program…

Healthy eating begins with breakfast: Experts
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Healthy eating begins with breakfast: Experts

Karachi: Renowned Endocrinologist of Liaquat National Hospital Karachi, Dr Saeed A Mehar on Wednesday stated that Diabetes cases are increasing at an alarming rate in Pakistan as more than 7.1 million people are currently living with diabetes in the country, many of them still undiagnosed and unaware. He shared these views while addressing a press…

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