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  • Critical Covid-19 patient in Hyderabad administered 'experimental' plasma therapy

    A critical coronavirus patient in Hyderabad has been administered an experimental therapy involving injecting convalescent plasma for passive immunisation to treat the disease, it emerged on Sunday...

    Does plasma therapy treat Covid? Is it safe? Here's all you need to know about the approachThe plasma — donated by a recovered coronavirus patient to the Diagnostic and Research Laboratory at the Liaquat University of Medical and Health...

  • Retail therapy: Feeha Jamshed proves good things are worth the wait

    On a sweltering summer day in Karachi, designer Feeha Jamshed is trying hard to get stock ready for the opening of her store in Karachi tomorrow...

    Some of her craftsmen are falling ill because of the ongoing heatwave in the city, others are simply functioning on low energy levels because it is the month of Ramadan and they are fasting
  • Shock therapy?

    AS the marathon quadrennial circus in the US drew to a close last week, most people expected to hear a monumental sigh of relief as the curtain came down...

    Instead, there was a sharp intake of breath as the creepy clown emerged to have the last laugh, mocking all the pollsters and pundits who had confidently predicted that after all his grotesquely entertaining antics, the abominable jester would fall flat on his face
  • Novartis gets US approval for $2.1 million gene therapy

    Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis on Friday announced it had received US regulatory approval for a gene therapy that treats a rare childhood disorder and has a price tag of $2...

    Novartis defended the pricing by saying that gene therapy was a transformative new type of treatment and was 50 percent cheaper than current treatments...

  • Govt okays clinical trial of plasma therapy, locally made ventilators

    ISLAMABAD: While the number of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in the country has risen to 4,500, the government has taken some major decisions, including approval of clinical trials of plasma therapy and locally made ventilators for treatment of critically ill patients and permission for manufacturing of sanitisers and production of Chloroquine, the medicine for malaria...

  • Punjab police use stun therapy on SOP violators

    FAISALABAD: Despite opposition by international human rights bodies like the Amnesty International (AI), stun batons are being used with impunity by local police and other law-enforcement agencies against those flouting Covid-19 related standard operating procedures (SOPs), obviously with the consent of a government whose job is to procure and supply these torture tools to law enforcers...

    Stun guns and stun batons are gadgets that...
  • US gives go-ahead to Covid antibody therapy

    WASHINGTON: US drug regulators gave emergency app­ro­val to a Covid-19 antibody therapy on Saturday and G20 nati­ons pushed for global access to vaccines as the pandemic led to further closures in parts of the world...

    The antibody therapy approval in the United States offers some hope for those infected, though a relatively small number of doses will be available in the coming weeks...

  • Regeneron Covid-19 therapy cuts deaths among hospitalised patients who lack antibodies: study

    The therapy, REGEN-COV, has been granted emergency use authorisation for people with mild-to-moderate Covid-19 in the United States, but results from the Recovery trial provide the clearest evidence of its effectiveness among hospitalised patients...

    It found that the antibody therapy reduced by a fifth the 28-day mortality of people admitted to hospital with Covid-19 whose immune system had not mounted an antibody response, known as...

  • Therapy Works issues statement against 'false allegations' following Noor Mukadam's murder

    Therapy Works, a counselling and psychotherapy service, on Tuesday issued a statement against the "baseless and false allegations" it said were being levelled against it following the gruesome killing of Noor Mukadam in Islamabad...

    Therapy Works came under public scrutiny as the murder investigation unfolded and it was revealed that the primary suspect, Zahir Zakir Jaffer, was associated with it...

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