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  • Vitamin D deficiency

    VITAMIN D deficiency has become a worldwide problem...

    It is estimated that about one billion people have inadequate levels of vitamin D in their blood...

  • ‘50pc of women and children have vitamin, mineral deficiencies’

    ISLAMABAD: As many as 50pc women and children have deficiency of essential vitamin and mineral, besides 45pc deaths of under-five children are attributed to under nutrition...

    This was stated by country director, Micronutrient Initiative Pakistan (MIP), Dr Naseer Mohammad Nizamani while speaking at a workshop titled: “Situation of Malnutrition in Pakistan” held at a local hotel on Wednesday...

  • 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...

  • Radio Pakistan to go off air in favour of sports complex

    Quetta: The Balochistan government has finalised a plan to take over 64 acres of land owned by Radio Pakistan in Quetta by shutting down the station’s transmission, removing its machinery and transmission towers from the Sariab area...

    Sources claim that the land was being taken over under the pretext of constructing a sports complex and park...

  • Robotics, 3D Imaging are making complex human surgeries successful in Pakistan

    Surgeons at Pakistan’s leading hospitals are benefiting from the introduction of advanced surgical equipment that enable highly precise surgery on the body’s most complicated organs, according to experts at Agha Khan University (AKU)’s Surgical Innovations for the Developing World conference...

    The presence of this advanced technology means that most complex surgeries can be done within the country...

  • 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...

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