CNA-Q promotes World Mental Health Day and calls for awareness

CNA-Q promotes World Mental Health Day and calls for awareness

College of the North Atlantic-Qatar’s counselling team promoted World Mental Health Day on campus recently with a focus on the importance of awareness and prevention of mental health issues in young people. The event was held under the World Health Organisation’s theme ‘Young people and mental health in a changing...

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Yasmin Rashid: KP Health Model to be revised in the light of medical institutions

Yasmin Rashid: KP Health Model to be revised in the light of medical institutions

LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid on Thursday has stressed the need for revising curriculum of medical institutions for meeting future challenges.  She said that without introducing concrete reforms, achievement of goals in health sector goals is possible in the province, Rava News reported. Minister for Health Dr Yasmin...

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Awareness Campaign: President House turns Pink to commemorate ‘Pinktober’

Awareness Campaign: President House turns Pink to commemorate ‘Pinktober’

ISLAMABAD: Begum Samina Alvi, wife of President Arif Alvi, on Wednesday illuminated the president house building with pink light in commemoration of the ongoing Pinktober breast cancer awareness drive and to acknowledge Pink Ribbon Pakistan’s efforts in raising awareness and working to provide advocacy and healthcare services to the patients...

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Sweat it out! Benefits of Perspiring

Sweat it out! Benefits of Perspiring

Sweating can be embarrassing if you’re at school, work, or spending a night out on the town. Sweat marks and the stench could leave you in a pit of embarrassment but could also be beneficial to your health. The almost 1 liter of sweat our bodies produce per day can...

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7 simple ways to improve your reflexes (and why it’s good for your health)

7 simple ways to improve your reflexes (and why it’s good for your health)

Improving your reaction times to external stimuli brings benefits for your health, in addition to improving your athletic performance.   Reflexes are an involuntary response to certain stimuli. Many are innate, but others can be learned and improved, with the benefits this brings to our health. Innate reflexes, also called reflex acts ,...

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Benefits of flaxseeds, the new wonder food!

Benefits of flaxseeds, the new wonder food!

Is flaxseed the new wonder food? Preliminary studies show that it may help fight heart disease, diabetes and breast cancer. preliminary research to back up what Charlemagne suspected. Flaxseed is found in all kinds of today’s foods from crackers to frozen waffles to oatmeal. One tablespoon of ground flaxseeds contains...

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Pakistan soon to wave-off Polio enigma, says Punjab’s Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid

Pakistan soon to wave-off Polio enigma, says Punjab’s Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid

LAHORE: Minister for Health Punjab Dr. Yasmin Rashid on Wednesday said that the government is committed to achieve the goal of “polio-free Pakistan”, ARY News reported. Talking to Chairman of WHO’s International Polio Eradication Program Jean Marc Olive, the minister maintained that the government is steadily working to make Pakistan...

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Areas of the body where a bee sting is more annoying

Areas of the body where a bee sting is more annoying

There are stings of which we barely count ourselves while others generate an incessant itch. The bites are annoying. But depending on which, and especially where, some are more bothersome than others. Why? That’s the question that was asked Michael Smith, a doctor in neurobiology, after a bee stung his genitals . The bite was...

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Health Drive: ‘Mother and Child Health and Nutrition Week’ rolls out

Health Drive: ‘Mother and Child Health and Nutrition Week’ rolls out

LAHORE: A Punjab wide nutrition awareness drive ‘Mother and Child Health and Nutrition Week’ formally kicked off from Lahore on Monday, media reported. Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid inaugurated the drive at a slum in the subarban area of provincial capital and fed dose of vitamins to a number...

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What kind of abdominal exercises are most effective and which ones should you avoid

What kind of abdominal exercises are most effective and which ones should you avoid

One thing is to have the abs well worked and another is to show the famous “chocolate tablet”. We must start from the premise that a well-worked abdomen does not mean that the so-called “chocolate tablet” will be worn. While the second depends more on proper nutrition, the first is...

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