Forced physical exercise can delay or slow down progression of Parkinson’s Disease in some patients - Prof. Erik
KARACHI: Our insight into Parkinson’s disease has changed a lot during the last decade. It is the most widely accepted model of behavioral disorders suggesting an activity out of balance. This was stated by Prof. Erik Wolters. Who was one of the invited guest speakers at the 21st National Neurology Conference Organized by Pakistan Society of Neurology at Karachi from March 28-30, 2014.
KARACHI: Specialists have become commercial money making machines. Doctors should be thinking of cost effective healthcare all the time. Healthcare professionals should become true advocate for the patient and volunteer some of their time for any cause beyond their self concern. By doing so they will be better able to project value of their professional specialty organization.
KARACHI: Dr. Mohammad Qaiser Vice Chancellor of University of Karachi has called upon the government to increase its GDP spending on education which will be rewarding not only for the country but it will also help produce better human beings. We talk too much about education but actually it is at the bottom of our priorities.
LONDON: The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued its first guidance for the treatment of hepatitis C, a chronic infection that affects an estimated 130 million to 150 million people and results in 350 000 to 500 000 deaths a year.
KARACHI: Prof. Ronald F. Pfeiffer from United States made a presentation on Drug Induced Movement Disorders (DIMD) at the recently held Neurology Conference at Karachi in the second session on March 29th 2014. Many drugs, he opined, also result in serious adverse drug reactions apart from doing something good.
New research suggests that drugs commonly used to prevent organ rejection after transplantation may also be helpful for combating HIV. The findings, which are published in the American Journal of Transplantation, suggest a new strategy in the fight against HIV and AIDS.
ISLAMABAD: The government has planned to double the budget of health and education in next five years for promoting socio economic development and healthy lifestyle in the country. More than 60 percent of the country’s population was youth and if provided facilities they can prove to become important elements of country’s progress.