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Exercise During Pregnancy? A Social Dilemma in Pakistan
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Exercise During Pregnancy? A Social Dilemma in Pakistan

KARACHI–  According to a new research conducted by Aga Khan University (AKU), Pregnant women in Pakistan are missing out on the significant health benefits that come from performing regular exercise during pregnancy. After studying of the lifestyles of over 450 pregnant women, it was revealed that, just over one in three women (36 per cent)…

What’s in our food?
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What’s in our food?

Cancer Inducing Substances Found In Most Commonly Consumed Food Item We are now living in a modern, fast paced world, where time has become money. In the midst of wanting the best in every thing, we tend to overlook the most important aspect of our life; what are we feeding ourselves? In order to save…

Transgenderism No More A Mental Illness – WHO
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Transgenderism No More A Mental Illness – WHO

New catalogue lists ‘gender incongruence’ under ‘conditions related to sexual health’ Transgender people, who identify as the opposite gender to the one they were born with, should no longer be considered mentally ill, according to a new UN categorisation. The World Health Organization issued a new catalogue Monday covering 55,000 diseases, injuries and causes of…

Elimination Of Trans-Fat From Food: World Health Organization
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Elimination Of Trans-Fat From Food: World Health Organization

After much consideration, FDA determined that ‘Trans Fat’ present in our food has been recognized as un-safe. Hence, The World Health Organization announced its plan to eliminate artificial trans-fat from the global food supply, by year 2023. Artificial trans-fats, or trans fatty acids, also known as partially hydrogenated vegetable oil, is widely used in fried…

Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome- A Significant Cause of Uterine Cancer
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Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome- A Significant Cause of Uterine Cancer

Early diagnosis of uterine cancer can save women from fertility loss. World over, an increasing number of women in reproductive years are falling prey to the disease. Obese women are 10 times more likely to suffer from endometrial/uterine cancer, other causes include hypertension and diabetes. -Experts. April 3, 2018, Dubai, UAE: Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome –…

Dementia Sufferers- Lost Cause in Pakistan
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Dementia Sufferers- Lost Cause in Pakistan

KARACHI– A new research was launched by Health and Nutrition Development Society (HANDS), regarding people suffering from dementia in Pakistan. It lead towards the need for greater awareness of the disease, an effective support system and greater cultural understanding. Led by the University of Southampton, a team of international researchers conducted a study, to identify…

Lack of Credible Data and Research on Local Diseases
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Lack of Credible Data and Research on Local Diseases

KARACHI–  Vice Chancellor, Jinnah Sindh Medial University (JSMU), Prof. Dr. Tariq Rafi has deplored that, no credible data or research on local diseases and their causes is being conducted in Pakistan, which is seriously hampering the formulation of national strategies in dealing with burden of diseases and their management. He urged Drug Regulatory Authority of…

Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome- A Significant Cause of Uterine Cancer
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Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome- A Significant Cause of Uterine Cancer

Early diagnosis of uterine cancer can save women from fertility loss.   World over, an increasing number of women in reproductive years are falling prey to the disease. Obese women are 10 times more likely to suffer from endometrial/uterine cancer, other causes include hypertension and diabetes. -Experts. April 3, 2018, Dubai, UAE: Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome…

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