Disruption in Oxygen supply to Khyber Teaching Hospital takes lives of six Covid19 patients

PESHAWAR: Hospital Director of Khyber Teaching Hospital alongwith a few other hospital employees have been suspended after the death of six Covid19 patients admitted to Intensive Care Unit of KTH due to shortage of oxygen.

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Prof. Shahbaz Kureshi takes over as the new President of Pakistan Aspirin Foundation

KARACHI: A meeting of the Experts Panel of Pakistan Aspirin Foundation was held here on November 28th under the chairmanship of Prof. Abdus Samad an eminent interventional cardiologist and former President of the Foundation.

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Can Artificial Intelligence in radiology help to alleviate the patient backlog after COVID

Due to a chronic shortage of imaging equipment and skilled radiologists, hospitals have been plagued with a growing patient backlog for years. The sudden spread of COVID-19 in early 2020 has considerably exacerbated the issue as it forced the closure of “non-essential”

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Increasing death of HCPs due to COVID19

LAHORE: Three more senior healthcare professionals called it a day and left this world recently two of whom became the victims of COVID19. The first one was Prof. Ziaullah Head of the Dept. of Medicine at Shaikh Zayed Hospital Lahore.

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The urgency of Flu vaccination

The common flu season is coming - generally from September to April. Flu may present itself as a minor infection - resembling common cold or severe symptoms, complications like bacterial pneumonia, sinus infections, middle ear infections and worsening of common conditions like diabetes mellitus,

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Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Dow Medical College Karachi

KARACHI: Dow Medical College celebrated its Diamond Jubilee last week. The ceremony held at the college campus was largely attended by faculty members and numerous former Principals of the college.

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PAME Communication to Higher Education Commission regarding Health Science Journals

KARACHI: Pakistan Association of Medical Editors (PAME) is a registered body of professional editors of biomedical journals in Pakistan. Its aims and objectives include to promote research culture as well as promoting the art of medical writing and scientific publishing.

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Obesity increases the risk of early hip fracture in postmenopausal women

Obese women have an increased risk of hip fracture earlier than others, already well before the age of 70, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. The study followed 12,715 women for a period of 25 years.

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Lead by example & take ownership of the medical institutions

LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Prof. Yasmin Rashid has urged the healthcare professionals and administrators to exhibit true leadership qualities and go extra mile to overcome challenges of healthcare service delivery in Punjab.

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New fundamental knowledge of the “abdominal brain”

Researchers at Karolinska Institute have succeeded in mapping the neuron types comprising the enteric nervous system in the intestine of mice. The study, which is published today in the scientific journal Nature Neuroscience, also describes how the different neurons form during fetal development, a process that follows different principles to brain neurons.

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All physical activity is beneficial and can be done as part of work, sport and leisure

GENEVA: Up to 5 million deaths a year could be averted if the global population was more active. At a time when many people are home bound due to COVID-19, new WHO Guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour, launched last month emphasize that everyone,

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Gen. Ashur Khan publishes Urdu translation of his autobiography

RAWALPINDI: Maj. Gen. (Retd) Ashur Khan a noted cardiologist who retired as Deputy Commandant of Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology Rawalpindi a few years ago has now published the Urdu Translation of his Autobiography which is named as “Jahad o Justijoo”.

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