Imran Khan to launch ‘Sehat Insaf Card’ today

Imran Khan to launch ‘Sehat Insaf Card’ today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will reach Rajnapur on Friday (today) to launch ‘Sehat Insaf Card programme in the area, media reported. Arrangements for the ceremony have been finalized. Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar will also accompany PM Khan. According to the program, eight hundred thousand people of Multan, Dera...

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Doctors encourage awareness about virus causing pregnancy complications

Doctors encourage awareness about virus causing pregnancy complications

KOHAT: Doctors on Thursday called for awareness among the people about increasing number of toxoplosma gondii virus, which is resulting in pregnancy complications such as premature deliveries and night blindness among infants. The call was made during a signing ceremony of memorandum of understanding between the microbiology department of the Kohat University...

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Japan extends support to Pakistan, grants $10.6mn to fight malnutrition

Japan extends support to Pakistan, grants $10.6mn to fight malnutrition

ISLAMABAD: The Japanese government has extended its support to Pakistan by announcing a grant assistance of $10.6 million to fight malnutrition, improve livelihood and increase pliability to natural disasters in Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Balochistan. The assistance is part of a partnership that the Japanese government signed with the United Nations Development...

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XDR typhoid outbreak continues to claim lives of Karachiites

XDR typhoid outbreak continues to claim lives of Karachiites

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Department on Tuesday admitted that it has no plan to stop the spread of the extensively drug-resistant (XDR) strain of typhoid fever in the province. Sindh Minister for Health Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho said that the XDR typhoid has claimed four lives since its outbreak from...

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PFA seals 9 food points in different areas of South Punjab

PFA seals 9 food points in different areas of South Punjab

MULTAN: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA), in a large-scale operation, sealed nine food points in different areas of South Punjab region for selling unhygienic food on Thursday. According to the details, in Vehari, Ameen and Suns Slanty unit was sealed over usage of unhygienic ingredients and Sarwar and Suns Food was...

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The invisible signals that warn about your future health problems

The invisible signals that warn about your future health problems

Signs that are imperceptible to the human eye do not go unnoticed by artificial intelligence.   Unfortunately, this situation is repeated with patients from all over the world. They are only diagnosed when they begin to show remarkable signs of an illness, when the body issues the warning signs that something is...

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Did you know processed foods lead to increased risk of death?

Did you know processed foods lead to increased risk of death?

A major French study published Monday has found for the first time a link between the consumption of ultra-processed foods and a higher risk of death, but researchers warned more work was needed to determine which mechanisms were at play. The study, which involved monitoring the diets of tens of...

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Pharmaceuticals recall cancer-causing drugs that were used to treat blood pressure

Pharmaceuticals recall cancer-causing drugs that were used to treat blood pressure

TOKYO: The Japanese subsidiary of Pfizer is recalling a drug for high blood pressure which was found to contain a carcinogenic substance in its active ingredient valsartan, the drugmaker said on Friday. More than 763,000 tablets of the drug Amvalo, manufactured from April to July in Mylan Laboratories Limited in...

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How many types of headaches are there and what remedies are there to relieve them?

How many types of headaches are there and what remedies are there to relieve them?

Women usually suffer more headaches than men due to changes in their hormonal levels, usually related to the menstrual cycle. For many it is a real torture, as if someone was playing an aggressive tennis match inside our head. The headaches occur, generally, for two main reasons, explained to the...

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Breakfast and weight-loss: A calorie is a calorie after all

Breakfast and weight-loss: A calorie is a calorie after all

BREAKFAST is the most important meal of the day: True or false? The answer is, in fact, both. The idea that skipping breakfast contributes to weight gain doesn’t mean that eating breakfast can help with weight loss, a research review suggests. If you want to lose weight, for one, breakfast may not...

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