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KPK govt decides to distribute Sehat Insaaf Health Cards

KPK govt decides to distribute Sehat Insaaf Health Cards

November 12, 2016 9:34 am

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) government has decided to distribute Sehat Insaaf Health Cards on the pattern of Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP). The decision was made in a meeting chaired by...
 
Saudi women can now work in pharmacies

Saudi women can now work in pharmacies

November 6, 2016 5:28 pm

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health has...
Research quantifies genetic damage caused by smoking

Research quantifies genetic damage caused by smoking

November 5, 2016 5:28 pm

WASHINGTON: Smoking a pack of cigarettes...

Fog, smog continue to disrupt life in Punjab

Fog, smog continue to disrupt life in Punjab

November 5, 2016 11:29 am

LAHORE: Dense and shallow patches of...
First US cases of drug-resistant fungal infection surface

First US cases of drug-resistant fungal infection surface

November 5, 2016 10:38 am

Thirteen cases of a sometimes deadly...

Men’s long working hours, short sleep may harm health in old age

Men’s long working hours, short sleep may harm health in old age

November 5, 2016 6:58 am

(Reuters Health) – Working long hours...
Affifa, 11-year-old girl with rare blood group in Pakistan, awaits messiah

Affifa, 11-year-old girl with rare blood group in Pakistan, awaits messiah

November 4, 2016 3:27 pm

Samaa has highlighted the plights of...

WHO recommends 29 ways to stop surgical infections

WHO recommends 29 ways to stop surgical infections

November 3, 2016 10:24 pm

People preparing for surgery should always...
Govt plans to upgrade PIMS with latest facilities

Govt plans to upgrade PIMS with latest facilities

November 3, 2016 3:43 pm

ISLAMABAD: The government has planned to...
 
Enforcement of 85 percent of pictorial health warning on cigarette packs urged

Enforcement of 85 percent of pictorial health warning on cigarette packs urged

November 3, 2016 1:17 pm

ISLAMABAD, Nov 3 (APP): Coalition for...
Man gets hepatitis from energy drinks

Man gets hepatitis from energy drinks

November 2, 2016 8:02 pm

Doctors have warned of the dangers...

Low breastfeeding rates leading cause for Pakistan’s stunted growth crisis

Low breastfeeding rates leading cause for Pakistan’s stunted growth crisis

November 2, 2016 12:10 pm

DERA MURAD JAMALI: Mother-of-seven Mah Pari...
Cancer to kill 5.5 mn women a year by 2030: report

Cancer to kill 5.5 mn women a year by 2030: report

November 1, 2016 5:47 pm

Cancer will kill 5.5 million women...

Zika causes infertility, lasting harm to testes in mice

Zika causes infertility, lasting harm to testes in mice

November 1, 2016 2:43 am

CHICAGO: A study of mice infected...
Screening infants could prevent early heart attacks: study

Screening infants could prevent early heart attacks: study

October 27, 2016 12:56 pm

MIAMI: Screening young children for high...

TB treatment’s high success rate hailed as ‘breakthrough’

TB treatment’s high success rate hailed as ‘breakthrough’

October 27, 2016 11:34 am

LONDON: A new treatment for drug-resistant...
Air pollution can affect blood pressure: study

Air pollution can affect blood pressure: study

October 25, 2016 12:34 pm

PARIS: Long-term exposure to urban air...
 
 

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