Political Parties should stop playing politics with Health and Medical Education

KARACHI: Political Parties of Pakistan should stop playing politics with Health and Medical Education. We need long term sustainable policies finding cost effective indigenous solutions to our problems benefitting from the advice and suggestions of those healthcare professionals and medical educationists

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Thirty Seven candidates pass Certificate in Medical Editing from UHS Lahore

LAHORE: Thirty seven candidates have passed the Certificate Course in Medical Editing being run by the University of Health Sciences, Lahore as per the results which was announced recently. It includes candidates from Batch-3 as well as seven candidates from the previous Batch-2

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Silk Road Clinical Research Center inaugurated at UHS Lahore

LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid formally inaugurated the "Silk Road Clinical Research Center" at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) Lahore last week. The construction of the 2,400-square-foot research centre has been gifted by China's Zhifei Longcom Biopharmaceutical Company,

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Final fate of JPMC, NICH and NICVD’s future set up remains uncertain?

KARACHI: Federal Government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Provincial Government of Sindh lead by Pakistan People’s Party have not yet resolved their differences over the future set up and administrative control of three premier tertiary care institutions in Karachi.

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Findings on cancer medication reveal protein regulation mechanism

Immunomodulatory drugs, including the Contergan derivatives lenalidomide and pomalidomide have significantly improved the therapy of hematologic malignancies such as multiple myeloma. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have now further decoded the mode of action in this class of medications.

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KMU, AJKMC & AMU sign MOU for collaboration in Education & Research

MUZZAFARABAD: Azad Jammu Kashmir Medical College, Adal Medical University Somalia and Khyber Medical University have signed an MOU for mutual cooperation in Postgraduate Program, Research and Allied Health Sciences, for education, research. 

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Effects of Vitamin-D supplements on the incidence of cardiovascular disease and cancer

A trial by the University of Eastern Finland found that taking a much higher dose of vitamin D than recommended for five years did not affect total mortality or the incidence of cardiovascular disease or cancer in older men and women.
In population studies, low levels of vitamin D in the body have been linked to an increased risk of many chronic diseases as well as premature death.

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Early referral & treatment can avoid 80% Amputations-Dr. Zahid Miyan

KARACHI: Foot involvement is one of the major and devastating complications of diabetes. It is estimated that approximately thirty lac people with diabetes in Pakistan have foot ulcer while approximately three lac lose their limbs to diabetes, every year. Early referral and treatment can avoid 80% amputations.

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Deep learning algorithms reveal the rules of gene regulation

With the help of artificial intelligence (AI) a German-American team of scientists deciphered some of the more elusive instructions encoded in DNA. Their neural network trained on high-resolution maps of protein-DNA interactions uncovers subtle DNA sequence patterns throughout the genome,

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Effect of Tirofiban Injection on vascular endothelial function, cardiac function and inflammatory cytokines in patients with acute myocardial infarction after emergency Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Objectives: To evaluate the effect of tirofiban injection on vascular endothelial function, cardiac function, inflammatory cytokines and other indicators in patients with acute myocardial infarction after emergency PCI and its clinical significance.

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The effects of Covid-19 on Medical Education

Since the start of January 2019, COVID-19 has caused unparalleled disruption to all aspects of life globally, including the delivery of medical education. Each university and institution have a different approach on how medicine, as a course, is taught and delivered, however, generally there is a consensus that in the earlier years,

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