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  • Foreign experts hail Pakistan’s role in sports medicine

    KARACHI: Foreign delegates have lauded Pakistan’s contribution in creating awareness about sports medicine globally in general and across the country in particular...

    “Pakistan played a lead role in the setting up of the Asian Federation of Sports Medicine (AFSM) in 1990 as the late Dr Nishat Malik was elected its founding secretary during that year,” they observed...

  • Medicine shortage

    After various debacles concerning the industry, from problems of regulation and the implementation of law to the ability to check the constitution of medicines, we now have the Pakistan Young Pharmacist Association alleging that the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan is responsible for the unavailability on the market of some 200 lifesaving drugs...

    She insisted, in fact, that the present government had done more work over the...

  • Indian guru defends ‘son-bearing’ medicine amid row

    NEW DELHI: A hugely popular Indian guru launched a defence on Friday of one of his herbal drugs, whose name claims to help women conceive sons, amid a row embroiling Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government...

    Baba Ramdev, who has millions of devotees through his yoga TV show, said the drug helped with infertility and not sex selection, a highly sensitive issue in India where boys are preferred to girls
  • PTI getting taste of its own medicine

    PESHAWAR: The sit-in staged by PTI in Islamabad against the federal government last year seems to be haunting its own government in the provincial capital where blockade of road near the provincial assembly has become the order of the day...

    On Tuesday, the protesting Class-IV employees again blocked the main road that connects the eastern part of the city with the western one through cantonment area
  • DRAP ‘denies’ vital medicine to hepatitis C patients

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Young Pharmacists Association (PYPA) has alleged that the Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan (DRAP) is deliberating delaying registration of a low-priced hepatitis C drug, ignoring the need of hundreds of millions of patients awaiting the medicine...

    Take a look: Drug registration delay affecting hepatitis patientsSharing statistics in this regard, Dr Nabeela said Pakistan was recognised as one of the countries in...

  • Funds sought for mandatory use of umbilical cord medicine to cut neonatal deaths

    KARACHI: The Sindh health department has proposed to the provincial government to approve funds for a next fiscal year project aimed at reducing neonatal deaths, the ratio of which is the worst in Pakistan comparing the rest of South Asia, it emerged on Thursday...

    Chlorhexidine is a medicine that can be applied after the umbilical cord is clamped and cut close to the baby’s body in a painless procedure...

  • Ayyan's remand extended, allergy medicine promised

    RAWALPINDI: A district and sessions court here on Friday extended the judicial remand of supermodel Ayyan, who is being held at Rawalpindi's Adiala Jail in a money-laundering case...

    Ayyan was presented in front of district and sessions court judge Bahadur Ali amid strict security upon culmination of her 14-day remand
  • Unforeseen effects of the new Chinese ‘medicine’

    Much of Beijing’s promised investment in Pakistan — which would, among other things, help that country’s chronic energy problem by doubling electricity capacity — may not see the light of day...

    China’s bid to extend its influence goes far beyond Pakistan...

  • Population official caught selling donated medicine

    According to sources, in response to a tip-off, a team led by drug inspector Malik Arshad raided a building at Thatta Khalil road, where an official of the tehsil population welfare department was caught selling birth control medicine to a buyer...

    He claimed that he was officially given the task of selling prescribed quantities of birth control medication to different hospitals and clinics and was charging Rs300 for each medicine......

  • Committee probing sale of donated medicine

    The incident raised a number of questions including how an employee deployed as a watchman managed to acquire such a large quantity of medicine and whether other officials were involved...

    “The medicine found in his custody was not issued to him by the district office...

  • Killing for traditional medicine

    China is the world’s largest and fastest growing market for wildlife, and traditional Chinese medicine is a major source for demand...

    Other body parts like bones, teeth, claws and whiskers are used as ingredients in traditional medicine in China as well as in other Asian countries such as Malaysia, Vietnam, Japan, Singapore and South Korea...

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