Developed World paid heavy price for ignoring Public Health, arrogance and over confidence in provision of quality healthcare to its people

KARACHI: Only a few years ago no one would have imagined that the developed countries in the West will have to face such a serious crisis in healthcare which it had to during the current COVID19 Pandemic.

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Increasing violence against doctors and healthcare facilities leads to frustration and demoralization

ISLAMABAD: Ever increasing cases of violence against healthcare professionals and healthcare facilities is leading to frustration and demoralization in the medical profession. It has enhanced the prevalence of burnout syndrome among the medical profession and many of them are also suffering from fatigue,

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Seventy five apply for 35 seats in the course

LAHORE: Seventy-five candidates have applied for the Certificate Course in Medical Editing being held at University of Health Sciences Lahore for Batch Three which will be inducted in the next few weeks.

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ICMRA and WHO call on the pharma industry to provide wide access to clinical data for all new medicines and vaccines

GENEVA: ICMRA and WHO has called upon the pharmaceutical industry to provide wide access to clinical data for all new medicines and vaccines (whether full or conditional approval, under emergency use, or rejected).

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Clinical Skills in diagnosis, Consultation on Phone and taken for granted attitude of the Patients

During our Medical College days we were taught to take history of the patient very seriously, because sixty percent of the diagnosis was made by taking proper history, twenty percent by the clinical examination of the patient to confirm the “provisional” diagnosis made from history and if still in doubt then to go for certain tests like x-rays, ultrasound,

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Healthy young adults who had COVID-19 may have long-term impact on blood vessels and heart health

New research published in Experimental Physiology highlight the possible long term health impacts of COVID-19 on young, relatively healthy adults who were not hospitalized and who only had minor symptoms due to the virus.

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New algorithm for the diagnostics of dementia

An international research team including researchers from the University of Eastern Finland has developed a new algorithm for the diagnostics of dementia. The algorithm is based on blood and cerebrospinal fluid biomarker measurements.

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Screening healthcare workers could serve as early warning system for future viruses

DUBLIN: New research has shown that COVID-19 infections in healthcare workers during the first wave of the pandemic provided an accurate sample of the general population, suggesting that data from healthcare workers could be used to estimate the severity of future viruses more quickly.

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Major General Nasir Ul Islam MBBS, MRCP (1935-2020)

Maj. General Nasir Ul Islam former Director General of Medicine of Armed Forces of Pakistan passed away on 1st October 2020. The cause of death was Corona virus infection. He was 85 years of age.

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Editor-in-chief of JAMA placed on administrative leave

NEW YORK: Howard Bauchner, the editor in chief of JAMA, was placed on administrative leave on (March 25th) amid continued criticism of the way the top medical journal has discussed racism in medicine.

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Antiplatelet Therapy to Prevent Stroke: Where does Aspirin fit in?

Chris Cannon, MD: Hello. I’m Chris Cannon, a cardiologist at Brigham And Women’s Hospital in Boston and professor at Harvard Medical School. Welcome to this program titled, “Antiplatelet Therapy to Prevent Stroke: Where Does Aspirin Fit In?

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Industry-Sponsored Speaker Programs—End of the Line?

On November 16, 2020, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a rare Special Fraud Alert intent on highlighting the fraud and abuse risks associated with the offer, payment, solicitation,

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Academia Industry collaboration for Research projects should be acknowledged and promoted - Prof. Jameel Ahmed

KARACHI: Academia and Industry collaboration for Research projects should always be acknowledged, welcomed and promoted. There are major limitations for many health care physicians to actively engage and publish large amount of quality data which is available with them in all health care facilities.

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