Patients suffer from Disease, Pill and the Doctors-Dr. Mowadat Rana

LAHORE: Pre-conference workshops on “Happiness for Healthcare Professionals” ”Children in a Digital World”, “Perinatal Psychiatry”, “Neuropsychological Assessment” and a special session on “The Psych Lounge:

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CPSP to start Fellowship in Child Psychiatry by inducting candidates in January 2019

LAHORE: Prof. Khalid Masood Gondal Senior Vice President of College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan who is also Vice Chancellor of King Edward Medical University has announced that CPSP will start Fellowship in Child Psychiatry soon.

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Pakistan has millions of people with foot ulcers with alarming amputations rate-Prof. Abdul Basit

KARACHI: At present we have approximately fifty hundred thousand people with foot ulcers in Pakistan with an alarming amputation rate of about 10%. We spent millions of rupees in Polio awareness but are least bothered about these people who lose their life due to amputation.

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Working women are going through stress more when they come back from office-Unaiza Niaz

LAHORE: One of the scientific sessions during the “Prescription for Wellness” International Psychiatric Conference held at Lahore from 2-3rd August 2019 was devoted to Perinatal Mental Health.

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Many risk factors contribute to worsening of quality of life in people with knee osteoarthritis

A new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows that the health-related quality of life of most people who have or have a higher risk of knee osteoarthritis remained unchanged over an eight-year trajectory.

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UHS planning to form Task Force on Psychiatry to improve mental healthcare

LAHORE: Prof. Javed Akram Vice Chancellor of University of Health Sciences has suggested that a Task Force on Psychiatry should be formed so that it gives suggestions to improve mental healthcare by making appropriate changes in the undergraduate and postgraduate medical curriculum.

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Excerpts from Random Musings by Dr. Alaf Khan

Prof. Stanley Alstead took me as Registrar in his University Department of Medicine and Therapeutics at Stobhill General and Ruchill Hospitals in 1966. He was one of the 49 Regius Professors in the UK.

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Psychiatric comorbidity contributes to increased mortality in ADHD

Psychiatric comorbidity may play an important role in the increased risk of premature death in people with ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder), according to a new extensive registry study conducted at Karolinska Institute and Örebro University in Sweden.

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