Deprofessionalization and changed social class position of healthcare professionals may not attract the talented people in future to opt for Medicine as career

Karachi: Increasing number of deaths due to COVID19 all over the world has thoroughly exposed the weaknesses of healthcare systems not only in the developed countires of the world but also the Developing world.

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One hundred candidates apply for second batch of Certificate in Medical Editing

LAHORE: Certificate in Medical Editing (CME) a project initiated by University of Health Sciences (UHS) Lahore in collaboration with Pakistan Association of Medical Editors (PAME) is getting an overwhelming response from the healthcare professionals.

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Pharma industry gets the much need relief to increase drug prices by 7-10%

ISLAMABAD: After fruitful discussions, the Federal Ministry of National Health Service Regulations has allowed the pharmaceutical industry to increase the drug prices by 7% in case of essential drugs and by 10% in case of non-essential drugs.

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Training sessions for FPs on Pneumonia, Diarrhoeal diseases

LAHORE: Dept. of Pediatric Medicine King Edward Medical University (KEMU) in collaboration with UNICEF Pakistan, DGHS Punjab, and District Health Authority Lahore organized a series of training sessions for Family Physicians related to GLOBAL ACTION PLAN AGAINST PNEUMONIA & DIARRHOEAL DISEASES IN CHILDREN which were very well attended.

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PSIM Midsummer meeting at Muzaffarabad

MUZAFFARABAD (AJK): Pakistan Society of Internal Medicine (PSIM) is holding its Mid-Summer conference at Muzaffarabad Azad Jammu and Kashmir from September 3rd to September 5th 2020.

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Antibiotics associated with increased risk of inflammatory bowel disease

Antibiotics use, particularly antibiotics with greater spectrum of microbial coverage, may be associated with an increased risk of new-onset inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and its subtypes ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.

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Acute exercise has beneficial effects on the immune system during prostate cancer

New research published recently k in Experimental Physiology found that in prostate cancer survivors, a moderate bout of exercise kept the cell count of certain type of immune cells at a normal level, suggesting the exercise is safe for prostate cancer survivors.

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Prof. Saad Rana noted Gynecologist passes away

ISLAMABAD: Prof. Saad Rana an eminent Obstetrician and Gynecologist passed away recently in Islamabad. He leaves behind a large number of friends, well-wishers besides family members to mourn his death. May God Almighty rest the departed soul in Jannah? Ameen.

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Bioactive nano-system being developed for regeneration of oral tissues

Dentistry is all about innovations. Learning to master the art of treating this delicate yet hardest tissue of human body is an achievement in itself. Every day we see scientists coming up with life changing innovative ideas & putting them to practical use to make human life less complicated.

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Celiac disease linked to increased mortality

People with celiac disease have increased risk of dying prematurely, despite increased awareness of the disease in recent years and better access to gluten-free food. This is according to a new study from Karolinska Institute in Sweden and Columbia University in the U.S.

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