Government to initiate policies and sessions in order to foster healthcare facilities for transgender community in KP

Government to initiate policies and sessions in order to foster healthcare facilities for transgender community in KP

ISLAMABAD: Blue Veins in collaboration with Right Now organized a sensitization session to increase support from society to balance skills and political will of policy and decision makers to improve healthcare facilitation for transgender community of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Stakeholders including policy makers, legislators, political parties, CSOs, transgender rights activists, representatives...

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What is dysania and why could it be the reason why you do not want to get up in the morning?

What is dysania and why could it be the reason why you do not want to get up in the morning?

People with dysenia have a chronic inability to get out of bed We have all experienced that moment in the morning when the alarm goes off and you are not able to get out of bed. But what if that moment were repeated every day? You could have dysania. It is not...

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5 myths of riding a bicycle

5 myths of riding a bicycle

The number of people who use the bicycle as a means of transport increases every year in Europe, the United States and Latin America. Bicycles multiply in the world. Also the urban legends about its benefits and disadvantages. In the United States, for example, the number of people who move to...

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“A heart attack took away my speech and another gave it back to me”

“A heart attack took away my speech and another gave it back to me”

Peter lost the ability to speak at age 73. Peter lost the ability to speak after a stroke in 2014. He was 73 years old. But one morning, earlier this year, he woke up being able to speak again. Shortly after he discovered that he had had another heart attack. Could...

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Pakistani doctor elected as Royal Society of Medicine’s ENT section President

Pakistani doctor elected as Royal Society of Medicine’s ENT section President

LONDON: A British-Pakistani doctor has been elected as the president of the Royal Society of Medicine’s (RSM) Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) department in recognition of his services to the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and medical education. Prof Shahed Quraishi is a Consultant ENT and he becomes the first Pakistani ever to...

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“Cannabis could help against Alzheimer’s, say mice” and is the source of youth for the brain of older adults

“Cannabis could help against Alzheimer’s, say mice” and is the source of youth for the brain of older adults

Cannabis damages memory in young mice and improves in older ones. The brains of old mice “rejuvenate”, after receiving low doses of a THC compound found in marijuana. What was the experiment, in short? We treat old mice with a low dose of the active ingredient of cannabis. The learning and memory...

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Stem cells to treat HIV: the latest breakthrough against the virus that causes AIDS

Stem cells to treat HIV: the latest breakthrough against the virus that causes AIDS

A study by Spanish scientists pointed to stem cell transplants as a possible way to eliminate HIV from the body. The road to the end of the virus that causes AIDS is one step closer. Spanish scientists managed to get five people with HIV to have an undetectable reservoir of...

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Should banana be the ideal choice for breakfast? No!

Should banana be the ideal choice for breakfast? No!

Are you always running out of time when getting ready for work? Usually, the first thing we drop is breakfast. That’s where the trustworthy banana often comes in. It’s easy, portable and delicious. However, research also shows that it’s not the best thing to eat for breakfast. If you’ve been patting yourself...

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Report: Nearly 132,000 populace in Pakistan are victimized by AIDS

Report: Nearly 132,000 populace in Pakistan are victimized by AIDS

As per the report presented by the Attorney General Office in the Supreme Court on Monday, at least 132,000 populace in Pakistan are victimized by AIDS. The report was arranged for a suo motu case on high rates of HIV/AIDS in Jalalpur Jattan. The report read that nearly 130 citizens in Jalalpur...

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Reasons for reduced sex drive

Reasons for reduced sex drive

There is technically no “normal” level when it comes to sex drive. But if you have noticed a significant drop from your usual levels of desire or ability, it may be explained by one of the following. 1. Thyroid disease Hypothyroidism, an under-active thyroid, is linked to a variety of...

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