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  • 12 Hazaras kidnapped, 4 corpses recovered in Afghanistan

    KABUL: Unknown gunmen kidnapped 12 ethnic minority Hazaras from a car in Ghazni province of Afghanistan on Wednesday while four corpses were also recovered in the same province, officials said...

    Asadullah Ensafi, the deputy chief police of Ghazni province says that out of the four corpses recovered today three of the men belonged to the Hazara community and the other was a Sunni Pashtun...

  • Skin-crawling discovery: 'body farm' scientists find corpses move

    An Australian scientist has proved that human bodies move around significantly for more than a year after death, in findings that could have implications for detectives and pathologists around the world...

    After studying and photographing the movements of a corpse over 17-months, Alyson Wilson told AFP on Friday that she found humans don't exactly rest in peace
  • Drugs found to tackle deadly ‘brain-eating’ amoeba

    “It’s idiotic that we have been using the same drug and the same mode of delivery for the past five to six decades, though we couldn’t save a single life, at least in Pakistan,” he added...

    The other reason for this approach lies in the fact that the so-called ‘brain-eating amoeba’ also uses the nasal cavity to invade the brain (when contaminated water goes into the nostrils deeply); an effort seemed to outsmart the pathogen...

  • Brain-eating amoeba claims life in Lahore

    LAHORE: After causing havoc across Karachi, the brain-eating amoeba (Naegleria) now reaches Lahore as a death by the deadly disease was officially confirmed here on Friday...

    He said the health authorities were blind towards factors behind the emergence of the first case of a brain-eating amoeba in Lahore...

  • Recruit dies after eating ‘unhygienic’ food

    LARKANA: A police recr­uit died and three others were admitted to the Chan­dka Medical College Hospi­tal (CMCH) on Wednesday reportedly after consuming unhygienic food at police training centre...

    The trainee policemen who held a demonstration over the death of their colleague Shaheer Ali Bhutt blamed unhygienic food for the tragedy but the centre’s principal, Mohammad Ras­hid Hidayat, claimed the recr­uit had been sick since his arrival...
  • Stop eating

    ADMITTEDLY, ‘stop eating’ is perhaps a harsh term to use for curtailing consumption, but while complete starvation as a remedy for past gluttony is impractical, neither can a comfortable lifestyle be a solution...

    That understood, let’s move to Pakistan...

  • Toll rises to five as ‘brain-eating’ amoeba kills teenage boy

    KARACHI: The health authorities on Wednesday confirmed the death of a teenage boy caused by Naegleria fowleri, commonly known as ‘brain-eating’ amoeba, at a private hospital...

    Take a look: Alarm as ‘brain-eating amoeba’ kills two more in Karachi “The patient was Sufiyan, a 16-year-old boy from Manzoor Colony, who is now confirmed to be the fifth victim of Naegleria in Sindh,” said Karachi health director Dr Zafar Ejaz while speaking...

  • Another man falls prey to brain-eating amoeba in Karachi

    Karachi: The city witnessed its eight victim of the deadly 'brain-eating' amoeba as a 56-year-old man became the latest to succumb to Naegleria fowleri, DawnNews reported Thursday...

    The Naegleria floweri germ, popularly known as brain eating amoeba, survives on bacteria in warm waters...

  • ‘Brain-eating amoeba’ kills girl in first case of year

    KARACHI: Provincial health authorities on Wednesday confirmed the first case of Naegleria fowleri, also known as ‘brain-eating amoeba’, of the current year and the subsequent death caused by it in the city...

    The officials said a girl in her teens was the latest victim of the brain-eating amoeba, the primary cause of amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) in its victims...

  • Eating right this summer

    Even eating greasy junk food can cause heaviness...

     Histamine is the irritant that causes heat rashes and adverse reactions to insect bites and stings, so eating onions daily may help to ease these summer complaints...

  • ‘Brain-eating’ amoeba kills sixth victim in Karachi

    KARACHI: A young resident of Orangi Town on Saturday became the sixth victim of the deadly Naegleria fowleri, commonly known as the ‘brain-eating’ amoeba, this year in Sindh, officials said...

    Read: ‘Brain-eating amoeba’ kills girl in first case of yearThe health officials said the patient was initially treated at some private health facilities for malaria and then for meningitis and finally the family shifted him to the CHK when his...

  • Alarm as ‘brain-eating amoeba’ kills two more in Karachi

    KARACHI: Two more deaths caused by Naegleria fowleri, commonly known as the ‘brain-eating’ amoeba, have been reported from a private hospital in Clifton during the past 15 days, bringing the total number of deaths caused by Naegleria to three this year, said provincial health authorities and hospital sources on Friday...

    “A private hospital has confirmed the death of one person, a man named Farooq, while the other death of a woman is...

  • Year’s 7th victim of ‘brain-eating’ amoeba dies

    KARACHI: A 33-year-old man from Hub town in Balochistan died of Naegleria fowleri germ, commonly known as the ‘brain-eating amoeba’, at the Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) after having remained under treatment for three days, bringing this year’s toll from the deadly disease to seven, officials said on Sunday...

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