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Chikungunya virus cases spark fears of outbreak in Karachi

Chikungunya virus cases spark fears of outbreak in Karachi

December 18, 2016 1:24 pm

A mosquito-borne disease has reared its head in Karachi, affecting hundreds of people in Malir, Saudabad and Shah Faisal neighborhoods of the city. World Health Organization (WHO) says it’s Chikungunya virus that...
 
E-cigarettes a ‘major public health concern’: US surgeon general

E-cigarettes a ‘major public health concern’: US surgeon general

December 9, 2016 3:39 am

MIAMI: E-cigarette use is exploding among...
Victims bodies to be shifted in cold storage of five hospitals

Victims bodies to be shifted in cold storage of five hospitals

December 8, 2016 9:03 pm

ISLAMABAD: The dead bodies of victims...

KP mulls pre-marital medical test to prevent thalassemia

KP mulls pre-marital medical test to prevent thalassemia

December 6, 2016 7:36 pm

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez...
Scotland bans smoking in cars with children

Scotland bans smoking in cars with children

December 6, 2016 2:10 pm

LONDON: A new law comes into...

DNA offers hard evidence of malaria in Roman Empire

DNA offers hard evidence of malaria in Roman Empire

December 6, 2016 5:59 am

MIAMI: A DNA analysis of 2,000-year-old...
Crackdown to continue against spurious medicine business

Crackdown to continue against spurious medicine business

December 3, 2016 1:09 pm

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz...

Computer games can relieve phantom limb pain

Computer games can relieve phantom limb pain

December 2, 2016 1:17 pm

PARIS: Amputees who played computer games...
World AIDs Day being observed today

World AIDs Day being observed today

December 1, 2016 11:27 am

KARACHI: World HIV/AIDs Day is being...
 
Various cooking oil, ghee brands declared unfit for consumption

Various cooking oil, ghee brands declared unfit for consumption

December 1, 2016 10:35 am

LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA),...
Japan, UNICEF to vaccinate 3.3m children in Pakistan

Japan, UNICEF to vaccinate 3.3m children in Pakistan

November 30, 2016 9:53 am

ISLAMABAD: Japanese government, Japan International Cooperation...

Greenstar presents evidence based studies on future of family planning in Pakistan

Greenstar presents evidence based studies on future of family planning in Pakistan

November 29, 2016 3:10 pm

KARACHI: Greenstar Social Marketing (GSM), an...
Texas reports first case of Zika spread by local mosquitoes

Texas reports first case of Zika spread by local mosquitoes

November 29, 2016 4:15 am

Texas health officials on Monday reported...

Road traffic noise can reduce life expectancy: study

Road traffic noise can reduce life expectancy: study

November 25, 2016 8:10 pm

ISLAMABAD: A new research has found...
Mother’s depression may affect kid’s brain development

Mother’s depression may affect kid’s brain development

November 23, 2016 3:56 pm

ISLAMABAD: Depressive symptoms in women during...

Pakistan will become polio free by the end 2016: UNICEF

Pakistan will become polio free by the end 2016: UNICEF

November 23, 2016 9:03 am

ISLAMABAD: UNICEF Country Representative in Pakistan,...
Currency drop hits Egypt’s medicine supplies, angering public

Currency drop hits Egypt’s medicine supplies, angering public

November 23, 2016 2:10 am

CAIRO: Pharmacies across Egypt are running...
 
 

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