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Train your brain – enhance your memory & effective
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Train your brain – enhance your memory & effective

Positive brain-training is known to help patients recover from fatal diseases. Physical fitness has always been considered as an essential element for personal wellbeing. However, most people tend to ignore the importance of enhancing their mental dexterity. The human brain has a massive potential to gain more power through exercise, just the way our biceps…

Fake doctors can be deadly
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Fake doctors can be deadly

In most cases, where a poor man in Pakistan suffers from a medical or dental problem, it becomes a serious dilemma for him. Many of the vast rural areas have no proper health care facilities, and the local population has no option but to rely on some ill qualified quack, who claims some experience, but…

No Lab for “Drug Investigation” in the country
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No Lab for “Drug Investigation” in the country

LAHORE: There is neither health policy nor any Drug Investigation Laboratory(DIL) available in the country to check contamination in medicines, health sources revealed it here. It has been learnt that Pakistan has only seven drug testing laboratories one each in Sindh, Karachi, K-PK, Baluchistan and two in Punjab and two under the Federal government’s control…

Always keep the skin well hydrated and clean
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Always keep the skin well hydrated and clean

Dr. Najjia Ashraf is a specialist in skin disease and female beautification therapies. She did her MBBS from Karachi and went to Saint Jones Institute for skin disease at Kings College London, where she completed her Masters degree in the year 2007. She has also been delivering lectures on Dermatology at various colleges. She also…

Pharmaceutical Industry: An Over view
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Pharmaceutical Industry: An Over view

Pharmaceutical are medicinally effective chemicals. Which are converted to dosage form suitable for patient to imbibe? Usage of pharmaceuticals is governed by the underlying medical science. The three primary medical sciences are as under * Allopathy or modern medicine has gained global popularity * Unani, having Chinese origin, is present in southeast Asia * Homeopathy,…

Is Artificial blood here??
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Is Artificial blood here??

Last week scientists from Romania create artificial blood that could one day be used in humans without side effects. This blood contains water and salts along with a protein known as hemerythrin extracted from sea worms. These scientists from Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, hope it could end blood supply shortages. Dr. Radu Silaghi-Dumitrescu added…

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Unaffordable Medication for Life

Cardiovascular and Diabetic drugs are to be taken for lifetime, for a patient to live a productive and happy life. The irony is that due to the current tough economical situation, the prices of such medicines have become an important factor, which restrains the patient from taking his medication regularly in the long run. This…

Health care systems should be part of Basic Curriculum
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Health care systems should be part of Basic Curriculum

Any healthcare professional will agree that healthcare systems is a vague term which varies from one healthcare setting to another and from one country to another. This makes provision and creation of a universal healthcare delivery a tricky process. There are many reasons why these differences occur and even more so the dynamics involved. However,…

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