Do not neglect, destroy public hospitals which deserve to be strengthened, improved & expanded

ISLAMABAD: Despite lot of criticism and weaknesses, public healthcare facilities remain the last ray of hope for millions of patients who visit them and get better. Most of the Healthcare professionals as well are working with devotion despite highly uncomfortable working environment and lack of proper security.

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Sindh Medical and Dental Council will be established and get it approved from WHO

KARACHI: Medical and dental colleges in Sindh province have been asked to start and complete admission process as the provincial cabinet has approved the eligibility criteria. Students with 50% marks in MDCAT examination conducted by Pakistan Medical Commission can be given admission.

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Prof. Asad Aslam appointed Chairman of Punjab Human Organs Transplantation Authority

LAHORE: The Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf Government remains under criticism in the media most of the time for its incompetence and inefficiency. However, for the second time in recent past it has provided an opportunity to appreciate and commend its actions because of positive decision which it has taken.

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Medical diagnostics algorithm identifies pneumonia in paediatric X-ray images

AI algorithms can support medical personnel in diagnosing illnesses. However, to train these algorithms, a precious good warranting careful protection must be accessed: medical data. A team of researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has developed a technology that ensures that patient’s

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How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the diagnosis of new cancers?

Restrictions in access to care during the COVID-19 pandemic caused disruptions in the treatment of cancer and other conditions. A new study now indicates that the pandemic also likely caused new cancer diagnoses to be delayed, a situation that could lead to worse prognoses for patients.

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Excerpts from WHO guidelines on booster doses for COVID-19 vaccination

GENEVA, Switzerland: The World Health Organization, with the support of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization and its COVID-19 Vaccines Working Group, continues to review the emerging evidence on the need for and timing of a booster dose for the currently available COVID-19 vaccines

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Cheap, Safe Way to boost chance for live birth after pregnancy loss?

Women who adhered to a low-dose aspirin regimen after pregnancy loss had a higher likelihood of achieving a subsequent live birth, secondary analysis of randomized trial data indicated. Taking low-dose aspirin at least 5 days a week led to 15 more live births per 100 women (95% CI 7.65-21.15)

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Another Covid19 Vaccine for emergency use approved by WHO

GENEVA: World Health Organization has issued an emergency use listing (EUL) for NVX-CoV2373, expanding the basket of WHO-validated vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The vaccine, named CovovaxTM, is produced by the Serum Institute of India under license from Novavax and is part of the COVAX facility portfolio,

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Arterial stiffness in adolescence may potentially cause hypertension and obesity in young adulthood

Arterial stiffness is a novel risk factor to be targeted for preventing and treating hypertension and obesity from a young age, a new study published in Hypertension suggests. Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland, the University of Exeter, and the University

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Will the current strategies of COVID-19 Prevention work against Omicron?

Nearly after the two years of the current pandemic, a new variant Omicron is raising the concern in the world and also in Pakistan, about 32 suspected cases have been reported in Baluchistan while the first case was confirmed in Karachi by gene sequencing techniques.1

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More than half a billion people pushed into extreme poverty

GENEVA: New evidence compiled by the World Health Organization and the World Bank shows that the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to halt two decades of global progress towards Universal Health Coverage.

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