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Mexican lawmakers OK marijuana for medicinal purposes

Mexican lawmakers OK marijuana for medicinal purposes

April 29, 2017 5:37 am

MEXICO CITY: Mexican lawmakers gave final and overwhelming approval Friday to a bill legalizing medical marijuana after a national debate on narcotics policy in a country mired in brutal drug...
 
Saudi Arabia to construct 500 bed hospital in Lahore

Saudi Arabia to construct 500 bed hospital in Lahore

April 23, 2017 11:35 pm

LAHORE: A Saudi delegation of Al-Fanar...
Cases of hepatitis B and C hit 325 million: WHO

Cases of hepatitis B and C hit 325 million: WHO

April 22, 2017 6:22 am

GENEVA: An estimated 325 million people...

Diet sodas raise risk of dementia, stroke: study

Diet sodas raise risk of dementia, stroke: study

April 21, 2017 12:27 pm

ISLAMABAD: People who drink diet sodas...
Italy row over ‘fake news’ on cervical cancer vaccine

Italy row over ‘fake news’ on cervical cancer vaccine

April 20, 2017 5:43 am

ROME: Italy’s health minister has taken...

Elder Bush hospitalized with mild pneumonia: spokesman

Elder Bush hospitalized with mild pneumonia: spokesman

April 19, 2017 6:32 am

WASHINGTON: Former US president George H.W....
How Spain became the world leader in organ transplants

How Spain became the world leader in organ transplants

April 18, 2017 6:15 am

MADRID: Juan Benito Druet has just...

One more infant dies of malnutrition in Thar

One more infant dies of malnutrition in Thar

April 17, 2017 6:33 pm

MITHI: One more infant died here...
Alphabet’s Verily makes smartwatch for health research

Alphabet’s Verily makes smartwatch for health research

April 15, 2017 6:51 am

SAN FRANCISCO: Alphabet’s life sciences unit...
 
Eating potassium-rich foods can lower blood pressure

Eating potassium-rich foods can lower blood pressure

April 14, 2017 11:23 am

ISLAMABAD: Eating potassium-rich foods like sweet...
Trump signs resolution allowing US states to block family planning funds

Trump signs resolution allowing US states to block family planning funds

April 14, 2017 3:03 am

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Thursday...

Two billion people drinking contaminated water: WHO

Two billion people drinking contaminated water: WHO

April 13, 2017 6:19 am

Dramatic improvements are needed in ensuring...
Better detection may explain higher child cancer numbers: UN

Better detection may explain higher child cancer numbers: UN

April 12, 2017 6:46 am

PARIS: Global childhood cancer rates jumped...

El Nino can warn on cholera outbreaks

El Nino can warn on cholera outbreaks

April 11, 2017 11:21 am

WASHINGTON: El Nino, the cyclical climatic...
PM reiterates Govt’s resolve to further improve health-care system

PM reiterates Govt’s resolve to further improve health-care system

April 7, 2017 6:42 pm

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif...

What our leaders like to have for breakfast

What our leaders like to have for breakfast

April 7, 2017 10:23 am

On World Health Day 2017, Samaa...
World Health Day: WHO urges world to speak out on depression

World Health Day: WHO urges world to speak out on depression

April 6, 2017 6:35 pm

The World Health Organization (WHO) is...
 
 
 

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