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H2O powers: The fountain of youth

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  KARACHI: We’ve all heard time and again that “drinking water is good for health” but have never taken it seriously. Here are some of the reasons on why you should pick up that glass of water and take a few sips. Weight loss Water is quite possibly the single most important catalyst in losing weight […]

Pneumococcal vaccine will be available in courntry for free by March 2012

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Around 80,000 to 100,000 children die every year in Pakistan due to pneumonia, a disease that can be prevented if children under the age of two are va The News International – Karachi

International Diabetes Conference concludes

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KARACHI: The 2nd International Conference on Diabetes concluded here on Monday with the recommendation to expand strategic alliances among governments, industry, civil society and international organizations to prevent diabetes and encourage best practice in diabetes management and education. The three day conference was organized by the Dow University of Health Sciences in collaboration with Diabetic […]

Pakistan ranks seventh in Diabetes population

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KARACHI: In Pakistan every year twelve thousand diabetes patients suffer problem of Retinopathy and more than a hundred patients have to get their foot cut due to diabetes and its related complications. Early diagnosis can prevent the long term complication of diabetes, said leading Diabetelogists on Sunday at 3-day Second International Conference on Diabetes that […]

Couple living with HIV fight pariah status

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Shunned by their families and society, Rubina and Iqbal are a couple who have struggled for years to win their lives back and spread a message of resp The News International – Karachi

AIDS situation worsening in Karachi, warn experts

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Karachi Situation of AIDS is getting from bad to worse in Sindh province, especially in Karachi, where according to UNAIDS estimates half of the co The News International – Karachi

10 million Pakistanis infected with Hepatitis C

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Hepatitis is affecting about 400 million people, while in Pakistan about 10 million people, almost 6 percent of the total population, are infected wit The News International – Karachi

Ten per cent of Pakistani population suffers from diabetes mellitus

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KARACHI: The prevalence rate of diabetes mellitus in Pakistan is very high; it is around 10 per cent in adult population. Considering this grave situation about diabetes, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), in collaboration with Diabetes Association of Pakistan (DAP) is organizing an International Diabetes Conference at Karachi from December 10 to 12, 2011. […]

Appeal for blood donation

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News Desk Karachi A heart patient stands in dire need of blood type AB-negative. Due to the non-availability of this extremely rare blood type The News International – Karachi

Foreign surgeons to carry out plastic surgeries

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Karachi A team of international plastic surgeons led by world renowned Plastic Surgeon, Prof Dr Joseph Agris will be guiding the Pakistani doctors The News International – Karachi

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