Many Medical and Dental Colleges in the private sector may not survive in the coming years

ISLAMABAD: After the steps being taken by the regulatory bodies in Pakistan to streamline the medical education and ensure standards, some of the medical and dental colleges established in the private sector might not survive in the coming years.

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Global Phase-III trial of (Ad5-nCOV) Covid19 vaccine making steady progress in Pakistan

LAHORE: Global Phase-III Trial of Recombinant Novel Coronavirus vaccine (Adenovirus Type-5 Vector Add5-nCov) being conducted in Pakistan at five sites are making steady progress. These five centers are University of Health Sciences at Lahore,

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Peshawar Institute of cardiology starts functioning

PESHAWAR: Over three hundred bed Peshawar Institute of Cardiology has formally started functioning and cardiac surgery has also started. Dr. Shahkar Ahmad Shah a noted cardiac surgeon has been appointed Medical Director

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Non-communicable diseases account for seven out of ten leading causes of death and disability worldwide

GENEVA: Non-communicable diseases now make up 7 of the world’s top 10 causes of death, according to WHO’s 2019 Global Health Estimates, published last month. This is an increase from 4 of the 10 leading causes in 2000.

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Helping clinicians identify COVID patients at Highest risk of developing complications

New research on patients with severe COVID-19 has found that elevated levels of a marker in the blood, von Willebrand Factor propeptide, is linked to more severe disease and poorer outcomes for hospitalised patients with COVID-19.

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Prof. Muhammad Amjad Hameed, MBBS, M. Phil

Within a short span of a year three eminent physiologists of Pakistan have passed away. Brig Prof Dr. Muhammad Amjad Hameed expired on 5th August 2020 in Islamabad. Earlier, Prof Arif Siddiqui (From Karachi) and Prof Dr. Nusrat Waqar (from Lahore) left this mortal world.

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PharmEvo sponsors Workshops on Medical Writing at PIMS and PRIME Institute Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Workshops on Scientific writing were organized here at Peshawar Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) at Pakistan International Medical College, Peshawar as well as in the Dept. of Neurosurgery at PRIME institute on December 23rd and December 24th respectively.

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COVID19 and Flu Vaccines

Winter has descended on the country. At the same time the Corona Virus is surging worldwide also alarmingly in Pakistan. Dr. Anthony S Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases USA said in June 2020 this will happen if aggressive action wasn’t taken to thwart the spread of the virus.

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Rationale & Design of the Aspirin Dosing-A Patient-Centric Trial Assessing Benefits & Long-term Effectiveness (ADAPTABLE) Trial

Question What is the most appropriate dosage of aspirin in patients with established atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease?

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152 doctors in Pakistan have lost their lives due to Covid-19 so far

KARACHI: Pakistan Medical Association (Centre) at its recent Central Council and General Body Meeting held on December 18th 2020, also lauded and remembered the services of doctors who died fighting bravely in war against Corona virus.

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Contributions by Academic Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Sciences KEMU/Mayo Hospital Lahore

LAHORE: The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the biggest public health challenges the world has faced in recent memory. World Health Organization says and everyone who has experienced 2020 agrees “Fear and stress are common and normal response to the uncertainty”.

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COVID-19: Alexa and iPads help reduce personal contact in hospitals & save PPE

During the peak of the first wave of COVID infections in the spring of 2020, face masks, disposable gloves, and protective clothing were scarce commodities – even in the USA.

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Pakistani Student Nurses’ perceptions of their hospital’s health professionals’ attitudes and suggested ways to improve patient care-An untainted view

Background & Objectives: Feedback brings a fresh perspective and improvement in any organization. Health professionals (HPs) lose insight of the gaps in medical care. The views of student nurses can help improve systems.

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Effects of structured exercise regime on Glycosylated Hemoglobin and C reactive protein in patients with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus - A randomized controlled trial

Objectives: To evaluate the effects of structured exercise regime on Glycosylated hemoglobin and C reactive protein in patients with gestational diabetes mellitus.

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COVID-19 outbreak, disruption of dental education, and the role of teledentistry

The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has affected the whole world and has now been declared a Pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). Although the mortality rate of this virus is low, it is especially potent against people with underlying systemic conditions.

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