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Asian Food Spices & Herbs- Health Benefits
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Asian Food Spices & Herbs- Health Benefits

Our cooking is characterized by the use of a variety of spices and herbs. These traditional ingredients give our food many distinct and delightful “flavors”, besides promising many health benefits or medicinal properties. The benefits range from aphrodisiac properties to reduce blood-sugar and cholesterol. Get relief from morning sickness and sore throat, while treating heart…

Should we ban Triclosan in Antibacterial soaps?
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Should we ban Triclosan in Antibacterial soaps?

A research study conducted at the University of Minnesota recently, has shown that Triclosan – a key anti-bacterial agent found in 75% of all antibacterial Soaps, toothpastes, detergents, deodorants and other cleaning products across the world, can actually be harmful for human health, as it can disrupt the hormone regulation process in a human body….

Paki Adults get Fatter – Children get thinner
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Paki Adults get Fatter – Children get thinner

Karachi, May, 2014: One third of adults in Pakistan are overweight or obese, and the gender gap in excess weight is widening, with more women gaining weight than men, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries, published in The Lancet. “These global findings underscore the double burden of malnutrition in…

Cancer thrives on Sugar, mucus and Acidity
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Cancer thrives on Sugar, mucus and Acidity

After years of Telling people, Chemotherapy is the only way to try and eliminate cancer, Johns Hopkins is finally starting to tell you, there is an alternative way….. 1. Every person has cancer cells in the body. These cancer cells do not show up in the standard tests until they have multiplied to a few…

Prevent Thalassaemia – Screen young married couples
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Prevent Thalassaemia – Screen young married couples

According to recent reports and estimates; Every year, between 5,000 to 8,000 Pakistani children are born with thalassaemia. More than half of these children are from Khyber Pukhtunkhwa. On the occasion of World Thalassaemia Day, marked on 8th of May, young adults are inspired to get a Thalassaemia test before getting married. This emerging trend…

Versatile Nano-particle Drug-carriers can optimize therapies
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Versatile Nano-particle Drug-carriers can optimize therapies

Fluorescent-based tool reveals how medical nanoparticles biodegrade in real time: May inform development of versatile drug carriers for therapeutic uses in patients Philadelphia: April, 2014: A new study presents a unique method to directly measure nanoparticle degradation in real time within biological environments. First, however, researchers must demonstrate the properly timed disintegration of these extremely…

Breast feeding law to regulate formula milk products
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Breast feeding law to regulate formula milk products

A draft of a regulatory act named; the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Protection of Breastfeeding and Child Nutrition (amended) act 2013 has now been approved by the law department. The regulatory draft will now be sent for approval to the cabinet, and eventually will be tabled before the assembly to be adopted as a law. According to…

Bio-repository & Cancer Registry Projects at DUHS
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Bio-repository & Cancer Registry Projects at DUHS

Bio-repository and Cancer Registry Projects inaugurated at DUHS KARACHI, March 2014: The inauguration ceremony of Frozen Sectioning and Bio-repository & Cancer Registry Projects was organized at the Department of Pathology, Dow International Medical College, Dow University of Health Sciences Ojha Campus. Prof. Naeem A. Jafarey – Chief Guest on the occasion said that in this…

New guidelines on Blood Pressure.
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New guidelines on Blood Pressure.

DURHAM, NC — March, 2014 — New guidelines, that ease the recommended blood pressure targets, could result in 5.8 million US adults no longer needing hypertension medication, and that an estimated 13.5 million adults would now be considered as having achieved goal blood pressure, primarily older adults. The findings were released by JAMA. In a…

Breakthrough drug cures Dengue Fever
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Breakthrough drug cures Dengue Fever

Results of a two year phase three human clinical trial into 98aliveTM’s efficacy in treating dengue fever have been so positive that experts are now suggesting the drug be adopted as the standard treatment for the deadly virus in Indonesia. Conducted by 12 leading scientists at Indonesia’s Airlangga University, the trial found the active ingredient…

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