HEC plans to review and revise regulations regarding Health Science Journals

LAHORE: Higher Education Commission plans to review and revise regulations regarding the Health Science Journals. Final guidelines will be prepared after input from all the stake holders. This was stated by Mr. Asif Hussain, Director Research Publications Section

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About 300-450 Diabetic Foot Care Clinics to be established in three years-Zahid Miyan

KARACHI: Dr. Akram Sultan Director Health Services in Sindh Government has assured that the government will plan an Amputation Free Sindh by ensuring provision of primary, secondary and tertiary diabetes care to prevent diabetes, avoid diabetes complications including diabetic foot thus leading to possible Amputation Free Sindh Province.

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WPA Thematic Congress at Lahore from March 11-13th 2022

LAHORE: World Psychiatric Association is organizing its Thematic Congress 2022 at Lahore from March 11-13th next year. The theme of the conference is Public Mental Health and associated opportunities. According to Dr. Afzal Javed President WPA the conference

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WHO issues emergency use listing for eighth COVID-19 Vaccines

GENEVA: World Health Organization (WHO) issued an emergency use listing (EUL) for COVAXIN® (developed by Bharat Biotech), last week adding to a growing portfolio of vaccines validated by WHO for the prevention of COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2.

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Surgery should remain as mainstay of treatment for acute uncomplicated appendicitis

IRELAND: An RCSI study conducted in Beaumont Hospital in Dublin has found that surgery, rather than antibiotics-only, should remain as the mainstay of treatment for acute uncomplicated appendicitis. Published in the Annals of Surgery and led by researchers from the RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences,

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Faisalabad Medical University signs MOU with ILE for faculty training in Leadership in Healthcare

FAISALABAD: Faisalabad Medical University has also joined the medical universities and medical institutions in Pakistan which have signed Memorandum of Understanding with Institute of Leadership Excellence to train its faculty in Leadership in Healthcare.

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Doctors and Engineers together can bring revolution in Diagnostics and Therapeutics for better Health Care

Health has various facets including preventive health, promoted health, curative health, reconstructive health and rehabilitative health. Professor Ronald M. Harden from Dundee, UK in year 2000 highlighted the Integration Ladder as a tool of Curriculum Planning and Evaluation from Isolation to Trans-disciplinary namely Isolation.

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Editorial Board of JAFMDC striving hard to improve the standard of their journal

FAISALABAD: Editorial Board of Journal of Aziz Fatimah Medical & Dental College is striving hard to further improve the quality of manuscripts it accepts for publication and standard of their Journal. JAFMDC it may be mentioned here is a biannual publication which commenced publication last year and so far it has published three issues.

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HCPs should make use of Clinical Research Grant made available by PharmEvo Research Forum

FAISALABAD: PharmEvo Research Forum continues its campaign for creating awareness among the healthcare professionals regarding Clinical Research Grants made available by PharmEvo through this unique initiative.

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Review summarizes known links between endocrine disruptors and breast cancer risk

Exposure to certain endocrine-disrupting chemicals could elevate the risk of breast cancer, according to a new comprehensive systematic review of epidemiological research. However, for many chemicals, evidence is inconsistent or still limited. 

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Dark-field X-ray technology improves diagnosis of pulmonary ailments

For the first time, researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have successfully used a new X-ray method for respiratory diagnostics with patients. Dark-field X-rays visualize early changes in the alveolar structure caused by the lung disease COPD and require only one fiftieth of the radiation dose typically applied in X-ray computed tomography.

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Bone mineral density decreases less than expected after menopause

Bone mineral density at the femoral neck bone in postmenopausal women decreased by an average of 10% during a 25-year follow-up, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. Being the world’s hitherto longest follow-up of changes in bone mineral density in postmenopausal women,

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Dual Antiplatelet Therapy using Cilostazol with Aspirin or Clopidogrel

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Although dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) with aspirin and clopidogrel reduces the recurrence of ischemic stroke while significantly increasing the bleeding events compared with monotherapy, the CSPS.com trial (Cilostazol Stroke Prevention Study combination)

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