Health

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Flu on the rise in US, EU

The traditional peak in flu activity has arrived a bit early, hitting the both the US and some EU countries hard over the holidays.



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Polio cases on rise in Sindh

Lacking the requisite quality of polio vaccination and pathetic sanitation system in  Pakistan have induced steep rises in Polio-virus cases especially in Sindh, a southern province of the country,



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Chronic fatigue patients barred from blood donation

Washington: The American Red Cross has recently announced that it was barring people with chronic fatigue syndrome from donating blood to reduce the risk of transmitting a virus that has been associated with the disease.


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Edible anti-malaria vaccine on way

At present there is no efficient vaccine against malaria, which is caused by the plasmodium parasite. Now researchers from two laboratories in France have successfully vaccinated and protected mice using a new strategy they developed.


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Housework prevents breast cancer

ISLAMABAD: Women who keep their homes clean and tidy are less likely to develop breast cancer than those who let the dust and dishes pile up, says a new report. Researchers found that regular moderate…


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DUHS launches “Dow Club Card”

KARACHI: The Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) on Wednesday introduced “Dow Club Card” to facilitate its students, faculty members and alumni. The card holders will be able to purchase items from the selected outlets…