23 candidates out of 30 pass Certificate in Medical Editing by UHS Lahore in First Batch

LAHORE: July 11th 2020 was yet another historic day in the history of medical journalism in Pakistan as candidates of Certificate Course in Medical Editing started by the University of Health Sciences Lahore appeared in their Viva and final assessment examination.

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Pakistan starts production of Ventilators at National Radio & Telecom. Corporation

ISLAMABAD: With the formal inauguration of the production facility for Ventilators at the National Radio and Telecommunication Corporation in Haripur, Pakistan has taken an important step towards becoming self-reliant in expensive sophisticated medical equipment.

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About six thousand HCPs get infected with COVID19

ISLAMABAD: According to reports so far about six thousand healthcare professionals which includes doctors, nurses, paramedics and other support staff have been infected with COVID19 infection. We have lost many precious live of HCPs while the family members of those HCPs who have been infected are suffering from various psychological disorders.

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KEMU & Mayo Hospital plays an admirable role in managing patients during COVID19 Pandemic

LAHORE: COVID-19 was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 30th January 2020 and later as “Pandemic” on March 11th 2020, due to its continuous spread internationally.

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We treated many COVID19 patients with low platelet and no one died due to bleeding - Javed Akram

Lahore: University of Health Sciences Lahore in collaboration with Pakistan Society of Internal Medicine (PSIM), Pakistan Aspirin Foundation and Atco Laboratories organized a Webinar on Coagulopathy and COVID on July 3, 2020. 

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Antiepileptic drugs are associated with higher risk of mortality in persons with AZ disease

The use of antiepileptic drugs is associated with a higher risk of death among persons with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. The results were published in Neurology.

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A journey from prison to Sitara-i-Imtiaz (SI)

I was released from Rawalpindi Jail after remaining in the Jail for about nine months. As I had no personal house, I temporarily started living in a rented house on Waris Road, Lahore. My Father-in –Law was the rentee of this rented house.

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NUMS appreciates contributions of Prof. Maj. Gen. Muhammad Aslam

RAWALPINDI: Maj. Gen. Professor Muhammad Aslam whose contract as Pro Vice Chancellor of NUMS expired recently was recognized and presented a memento by Prof. Prof. Imran Majeed VC NUMS in appreciation of his contributions for the university at a Farewell Reception held a June 4, 2020.

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Royal College of Psychiatrists recognises contributions of Asian Psychiatrists

LONDON: For the first time this July, Royal College of Psychiatrist (UK) will celebrate South Asian History Month to recognise the enormous debt the UK owes to psychiatrists from the South Asian Region.

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Can early and high intravenous dose of Vitamin C prevent and treat COVID-19?

High-dose intravenous vitamin C has also been successfully used in the treatment of 50 moderate to severe COVID-19 patients in China. The doses used varied between 10 g and 20 g per day, given over a period of 8–10 h.

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Flushing Toilet-Preventing spread of infections

There are hazards of open defecation which leads to spread of infections. It is a serious problem in the SAARC-Pakistan is no exception. About 40% of the population particularly in the rural areas indulge in open defecation- causing contamination of water, vegetation and eatables etc.

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Abnormal proteins in the gut could contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s Disease

A new study published in The Journal of Physiology has shown that misfolded protein build-up in the gut could contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s-like symptoms in mice. This could suggest a new treatment approach for Alzheimer’s disease that would target the gut before symptoms of cognitive deficits appear in patients.

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PMA demands uniform policy to control the spread of COVID19

KARACHI: Corona situation in Pakistan is worsening day by day. The number of corona patients and death due to corona is increasing rapidly. Till now over two lac thirty five people have been found positive for coronavirus and the number of deaths has also crossed a figure of four thousand five hundred as per official report.

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Stretching your legs may help prevent diseases such as heart diseases, stroke and diabetes

New research published today in The Journal of Physiology shows that 12 weeks of easy-to-administer passive stretching helps improve blood flow by making it easier for your arteries to dilate and decreasing their stiffness.

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Apgar score is effective in assessing health of preterm infants

The vitality of preterm infants should be assessed with an Apgar score, a tool used to measure the health of newborns immediately after birth. That is the conclusion by researchers at Karolinska Institute in Sweden who in a large observational study examined the value of Apgar scores for preterm infants.

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Cilostazol Mono and Combination Treatments in Ischemic Stroke

Background and Purpose: We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to explore the efficacy and safety of cilostazol as a mono or combination (plus aspirin or clopidogrel) treatments compared to conventional single antiplatelet therapy (SAPT, mainly aspirin) for secondary stroke prevention.

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China leads in studying coronavirus

Finbold.com has launched the Coronavirus Research Index (CRI) to identify countries that are putting in the most effort in finding ways to manage the COVID-19 disease. The index ranks the countries based on the number of active medical coronavirus studies that show which countries are actually executing the most research related to COVID-19

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