We must promote use of Telemedicine and use Artificial Intelligence to analyze the data-Dr.Arif Alvi

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Arif Alvi President of Pakistan has stated that the topic of Evidence Based Medicine was very important. He laid emphasis on extensive use of Telemedicine and using Artificial Intelligence to analyze the data. He was speaking in the inaugural session of PSIM conference held here from July 30th to August 1st 2021.

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Experts review the revised draft of Guidelines on Medical Uses of Aspirin

BHURBAN: A meeting of the Experts Group of Pakistan Aspirin Foundation met here under the chairmanship of Prof. Abdus Samad at a breakfast session here on August 1st 2021 during the Cardiology Update meeting and discussed in detail the comments received from some members for inclusion in the revised guidelines with particular reference to primary prevention.

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Fight-or-flight response is altered in healthy young people who had COVID-19

New research published in The Journal of Physiology found that otherwise healthy young people diagnosed with COVID-19, regardless of their symptom severity, have problems with their nervous system when compared with healthy control subjects. Specifically,

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Prof.Faisal Saud Dar, Dr.Rahim Bux Bhatti presented Honorary Fellowship of PSIM

ISLAMABAD: Two eminent medical personalities of Pakistan, Prof. Faisal Saud Dar an eminent Transplant Surgeon and Dr. Rahim Bux Bhatti founder of Gambat Institute of Medical Sciences located in Sindh were honoured by Pakistan Society of Internal Medicine with its Honorary Fellowship at its Convocation held here on July 31st 2021.

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Fraudulent COVID-19 Compensation Lottery Prize

GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) has been made aware of correspondences being circulated by scammers (acting under the name of Capital Finance, Inc. London),

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Blood clots related to AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine can be mitigated with early detection

DUBLIN: New research has shown that early testing for blood clots in patients who had received the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine led to them being treated successfully, highlighting the need for heightened awareness of the risk among doctors. The work,

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Using Precision Medicine for Primary Prevention

Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death worldwide. This is attributable to uncontrolled risk factors, sub-optimal implementation of preventive strategies, both in terms of life-style modification, but also relatively cheap easily available medicines. 

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Winners of PSIM Research Awards

ISLAMABAD: Winners of the Pakistan Society of Internal Medicine (PSIM) Research Awards were announced during the PSIM conference held here from July 30th to August 1st 2021. The formal ceremony was held on July 31st 2021.

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PMC is playing with the future of Healthcare Professionals in Pakistan

LAHORE: Nominated and incompetent leadership of Paksitan Medical Commission is playing with the future of medical students and healthcare professionals in Pakistan just to save their jobs and earn money.

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Newly diagnosed AD patients are less likely to have cataract surgery

People with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are less likely to have cataract surgery than people without Alzheimer’s disease. The procedure rate starts to decrease already one year after the diagnosis, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland.

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Interleukin-6 antagonists improve outcomes in Hospitalized COVID19 patients

GENEVA: Findings from a study published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) have prompted new World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations to use interleukin-6 antagonists in patients with severe or critical COVID-19 along with corticosteroids.

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Drug could potentially prevent respiratory and cardiovascular damage in Covid-19 patients

DUBLIN: Scientists have identified a drug that can prevent the virus that causes COVID-19 from binding to human cells, potentially preventing damage to the lung, clot formation and the development of sepsis.

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PharmEvo is a pharma firm which Thinks, Behaves and Acts differently

ISLAMABAD: PharmEvo is a pharmaceutical firm which Thinks differently, Behaves differently and Acts differently. This was stated by Prof. Javed Akram Vice Chancellor of University of Health Sciences who is also President of Pakistan Society of Internal Medicine. He was speaking at the PSIM conference held here recently in a special session devoted to Research Awards.

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