Would you like your doctor to see you online?

Would you like your doctor to see you online?

Would you like your doctor to see you online? More and more patients see this idea as a viable option to consult a specialist when they have a medical condition. And doctors have also discovered the usefulness of remote care, before a population that increases and ages at the same...

Details
Hospitals put on high alert across Punjab in the wake of Indo-Pak escalating tensions

Hospitals put on high alert across Punjab in the wake of Indo-Pak escalating tensions

LAHORE: Keeping in view the rising tension between Pakistan and India, the Punjab government on Wednesday declared state of emergency in all hospital across the province. The provincial government has cancelled the leaves of officials in health sector till next order and staff on holiday have also been directed to...

Details
CM Buzdar directs authorities to accelerate anti-dengue drive in Punjab

CM Buzdar directs authorities to accelerate anti-dengue drive in Punjab

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Wednesday directed the concerned authorities to accelerate the anti-dengue drive across the province. Presiding over a meeting to review the steps taken for the eradication of dengue at his office, Usman Buzdar directed the line departments to proactively work for the eradication...

Details
Are “detox” diets really good for your health?

Are “detox” diets really good for your health?

Detox diets promise a healthier life. If you have neglected your eating habits in recent times, the idea of ​​a detox or detox may be attractive to you: it would help you eliminate the excesses that you made at Christmas and New Year and start from scratch. There are many...

Details
Adib Rizvi becomes the first Pakistani surgeon to receive the honorary membership of the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS)

Adib Rizvi becomes the first Pakistani surgeon to receive the honorary membership of the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS)

KARACHI: Director SIUT, Prof Adib Rizvi, became the first Pakistani surgeon to receive the prestigious honorary membership of the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) at a ceremony held here on Tuesday, according to Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT). The visiting Secretary designate of the BAUS Dr Asif...

Details
Toxic liquor claims lives of nearly 135 Indian workers

Toxic liquor claims lives of nearly 135 Indian workers

At least 35 more workers have died in northeastern India after drinking toxic liquor, police said on Sunday, taking the death toll from the latest mass alcohol poisoning beyond 130. The deaths in Assam state came less than two weeks after tainted liquor killed about 100 people in the northern...

Details
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...

Details
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...

Details
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...

Details
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...

Details