PIMA disputes Govt. claims of providing PPEs, other protective equipment to Healthcare Professionals

Karachi: Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) and Young Doctors Association Karachi, has disputed the Government claim of providing PPEs, other protective equipment to the healthcare professionals managing the COVID19 patients at healthcare facilities all over the country.

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“In Pakistan it is the Lassi which rules over the Cream-Prof. Iftikhar Ahmad”

LAHORE: The above are excerpts from the famous speech delivered by Prof. Iftikhar Ahmad a well-known physician of the country which he delivered at the annual convocation of King Edward Medical College as Principal on December 16th 1987.

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Keep the American Trained Physicians at a Safe Distance

KARACHI: America is considered the most materialistic society on earth. Despite being the richest country, it does not have a good healthcare which was thoroughly exposed during the COVID19 Pandemic.

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Reminiscences of life in Jehlum Prison-IV

From Kot-Lakhpat Jail, I was taken to District Jehlum Jail at night and presented before the Jail Superintendent (JS) in the morning. After few days in a separate C-Class cell, I was shifted to a cemented block having six separate cells (called B-Class cells).

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Hyperactive blood coagulation puts COVID-19 patients at risk

New York: Severe infections with the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 activates the blood coagulation mechanism and increases the risk of life-threatening complications such as heart attack or stroke.

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Message from Frontline Healthcare Women Professionals of Pakistan Regarding COVID19 Pandemic for Policymakers and the Public

We, the frontline women health care workers, medical students, nurses and doctors of Pakistan are here to share our expert opinion about the COVID19 pandemic. In our role as women in science, we are making these recommendations for the public as well as policy makers and government.

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AI Software CAD4COVID-X-ray reported to be comparable in performance to radiologists

Research published in journal Radiology shows that artificial intelligence tool CAD4COVID can perform comparably to rad iologists in triaging suspected COVID-19 cases by analyzing chest X-rays.

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Let’s bust some common Myths about Covid-19

Myth: Consuming excessive amounts of garlic, ginger, lemons/limes, oranges, turmeric, honey etc. can prevent us from acquiring the illness and if infected can kill the Coronavirus, Covid 19.

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Effects of Internet CBT for health anxiety

Researchers at Karolinska Institute in Sweden have compared two ways of delivering cognitive behavioral therapy, CBT, to treat people with health anxiety, a condition that may increase in the wake of COVID-19.

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Over 1,100 COVID-19 clinical studies under way

The Finbold.com in-house aggregated data shows that ten countries are currently conducting 1,141 Covid-19 related clinical studies. The studies are part of a global initiative to test and understand the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Prof. Dr. Nusrat Waqar, 1928-2020

It is sad that within the last couples of weeks, two legendary Physiologists Professor Dr. Arif Siddiqui and Professor Dr. Nusrat Waqar breathed their last. Professor Nusrat Waqar was 92 years of age. 

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