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    High Blood Pressure Tablets In Pakistan

  • High blood pressure? Here's how to lower it naturally

    Every time a Pakistani parent or elder tells you that you’re “giving them high blood pressure”, there’s a one in three chance that they’re actually correct and it’s not the melodrama talking...

    According to a statement made by Margaret Chan, Director of the World Health Organisation, 18 per cent of adults, and 33 per cent of adults above 45 years old in Pakistan have hypertension...

  • Drap asks nine firms to recall ‘contaminated medicines’ used to treat high blood pressure

    ISLAMABAD: The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (Drap) has directed nine pharmaceutical companies to recall medicines of high blood pressure, manufactured by them, as contaminated raw material used in these medicines can cause cancer...

    “Though the directive has been issued and pharmaceutical companies have started recalling the medicine, the incident has exposed the flaws in Drap as in Pakistan 95 per cent medicines are made...

  • Pakistan to send chloroquine tablets to US, Saudi Arabia among others: Awan

    Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan on Tuesday said that the federal cabinet has decided to send chloroquine tablets to "friendly nations" to help them in their time of need...

    While briefing the media after a cabinet meeting in Islamabad, Awan said that one million chloroquine tablets will be sent to Saudi Arabia and United States each, 500,000 to Turkey and Italy each, 5m to the...

  • Khyber residents get water purification tablets

    LANDI KOTAL: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, Khyber chapter, on Monday distributed seven million water purification tablets to the residents of Landi Kotal here...

    PTI local leader Shahid Khan Shinwari distributed the tablets among representatives of different tribes during a ceremony held at the local press club...

  • Nokia to make mobile, tablets comeback

    HELSINKI: Nokia, once the world’s top mobile phone maker, on Wednesday announced its return to the fiercely competitive handsets and tablets market years after being crushed there by Samsung and Apple...

    Nokia, which is now a leading telecom equipment maker, said it would license its brand to a new Finnish company which will produce phones and tablets under the Nokia name...

  • Roman writing tablets reveal early London life

    MORE than 400 Roman writing tablets have been unearthed in the heart of London, shedding light on the commerce-driven life in what would become the city of London, archaeologists said on Wednesday...

    The wooden tablets contain the earliest surviving written reference to London, and the earliest dated handwritten document from Britain: Jan 8, AD57 — less than 14 years after the Roman invasion...

  • UAE airline to lend tablets to work around ban

    NEW YORK: The Etihad Airways has come up with a novel idea to work around the bar placed by the Trump administration on carrying of electronic devices like smartphones and tablets on US-bound flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa...

    It has decided to lend tablets to the first and business class passengers for use during its flights...

  • Huawei to install Russian OS on tablets

    MOSCOW: China’s Huawei has begun talks with Russia about installing Russian operating system (OS) Aurora on 360,000 of its tablets to conduct Russia’s population census next year, two sources told Reuters...

    Russia is discussing the use of Aurora OS on 360,000 Huawei tablets by August 2020...

  • Pharmacies in Karachi run out of cholroquine tablets after positive outcome of COVID-19 clinical tests

    Pharmacies in Pakistan's major cities of Karachi and Lahore have run out of medicines having hydroxychloroquine phosphate, also known as cholroquine, it emerged on Friday, after news began circulating on social media that the drug was effective in treating patients who test positive for the novel coronavirus...

    According to the salesman, there had been a surge in customers coming in to buy Resochin, which was being sold at Rs25 per...

  • Capital’s police officials work under high pressure with no mental health facilities

    ISLAMABAD: Despite working in stressful and high-pressure environments, officials in the Islamabad police do not have access to counselling and mental health services to protect them provided to security forces the world over...

    Police officials face odd duty hours, high pressure environments, financial issues, high expectations from superior officers and many other issues that can lead to depression and other mental health issues,...

  • Iftikhar, Babar heroics help Pakistan ‘A’ draw first blood against England Lions

    DUBAI: An unbeaten century partnership between Iftikhar Ahmed and Babar Azam drove Pakistan ‘A’ to success after early hiccups in the first T20 against England Lions at the ICC Cricket Academy ground on Monday...

    Iftikhar (66 off 46) and Babar (53 off 40), who were the part of the Pakistan squad in the recently concluded ODI and T20 series against England, came to the rescue after openers Shahzaib Hasan and Fakhar Zaman were...

  • Sublime Hafeez helps Pakistan draw first blood

    DAMBULLA: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by six wickets to go 1-0 up in the five-match series after Mohammad Hafeez claimed his best bowling figures in One-day Internationals before returning to register his tenth hundred here on Saturday...

    Part-time off-spinner Hafeez has been under pressure lately after being reported for a suspect bowling action during the Test series in Sri Lanka but proved his worth with figures of 4-41 to restrict the...

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