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Britons could face diet change under hard Brexit: report

Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29

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SHC reprimands govt on lack of gynaecologists in Sindh

SHC summons health additional chief secretary on Jan 15

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Residents of Karachi can breathe a sigh of relief: The smog is decreasing

Around 2,700 patients were brought to government hospitals in one day

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Bitter truth: Over 7m people in Pakistan have diabetes

World Diabetes Day is being marked across the globe

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Attention parents! Your children could be at risk of contracting pneumonia

A study by Johns Hopkins University says 0.7m Pakistani children will be infected by 2030

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Keto is here to stay as long as people keep talking about it

Professionals believe this diet is more than just a fad

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Saudi Arabia embraces yoga in pivot towards ‘moderation’

Yoga was not officially permitted for decades in Saudi Arabia due to religious reasons

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China culls 38,000 pigs as swine fever spreads

More than 38,000 pigs have been culled across China, state media said Sunday, as the world’s largest pork producer scrambles to contain an outbreak of African swine fever. The disease has been discovered in five Chinese provinces, the official Xinhua news service reported, quoting statistics from the country’s ministry of agriculture. China reported its first…

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Karachi is now the fourth most ‘unlivable’ city in the world

Karachi has slipped in the rankings of the world’s most livable cities and is now at 137th place on the list of 140 cities. According to The Economist’s Intelligence Unit, Karachi’s ranking was based on its stability, culture and environment, healthcare facilities, education facilities and infrastructure. Karachi has been on the list of least livable…

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Everything you need to know about the Congo virus

Punjab’s health and livestock departments want to prevent the Congo virus from spreading this Eid. In fact, they are taking preventative measures and educating people about the virus. What is the Congo virus? Congo virus is a disease spread by ticks. It causes haemorrhagic fevers and has a fatality rate of between 10% and 40%,…

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Doctors in Karachi successfully install breathing pacemaker inside human body

Doctors at a private hospital in Karachi have successfully installed a breathing pacemaker in a paralyzed patient. The patient, Dr Daniyal, was paralyzed when the blood supply to his lungs from his brain was suspended. British and American doctors took part in the five-hour long operation. Dr Daniyal’s father, Dr Zafar Ali, was also on the…

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Diet soft drinks tied to lower odds of colon cancer recurrence

Colon cancer patients who drink one or more servings of artificially-sweetened beverages a day have roughly half the risk of their cancer recurring compared to those who drink few or none of these beverages, a U.S. study suggests

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Not suicidal, but one in four US girls may want to harm themselves

In any given year, roughly one in four girls in U.S. high schools and one in 10 boys try to harm themselves even when they are not attempting suicide, a recent study suggests

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‘Heading the ball’ riskier for female footballers: study

Brain damage from heading a football may be five times more extensive in women than men, said a US study Tuesday based on nearly 100 amateur players

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Singapore’s worst cyberattack steals personal data of 1.5 million

Hackers have infiltrated Singapore’s government health database in the country’s worst breach of personal data, stealing records on 1.5 million patients including the prime minister’s own personal drug prescriptions, the government said on Friday.

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Four people test positive for dengue in Peshawar

Zar Wali, 58, was admitted to Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar. He tested positive, with dengue larva found in his blood

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