Karachi: The annual expenditure of Patients’ Welfare Association (PWA) has exceeded Rs.49.5 million as presented in the audit report on Thursday, at the 32nd Annual General Body Meeting of the association in Arag Auditorium of Dow Medical College.
Karachi: “Pakistan is one of those countries where obesity and diabetes are increasing at alarming rate; every one out of four Pakistanis is either obese or overweight. Overweight and obesity are the fifth leading risk for global deaths.
New Delhi: Shehary, a 10-year-old-boy from Karachi, became the 200th patient from Pakistan to undergo liver transplant at a Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in Delhi.
Karachi: Patients’ Welfare Association along with health deparment of Sindh holds inauguration ceremony of Thalassemia Day Care Center
Karachi: The Coca-Cola Company, the world’s largest beverage company, has donated seven Complete Blood Count (CBC) machines to Sahara Trust for the early diagnosis of dengue.
New York: New research published in the Journal o Leukocyte has revealed that having a fever might be uncomfortable, but it actually helps us fight off infections and plays a vital role on the generation of effective T-cell mediated immune response.
Beijing: China has recorded about 429,000 registered AIDS patients and HIV carriers by the end of September but these figures are up by nearly 60,000 over the past 11 months.
London: A UK-based scientific team has genetically modified male mosquitoes so that their offspring die before reproducing.
New York: A research company in North Carolina is testing new experimental cigarettes made of genetically altered tobacco to lower the nicotine content by 97 percent while preserving all the other tastes and smells and rituals for smokers of conventional cigarettes.
Lahore: The dengue fever claimed three more lives on Saturday in Lahore, television channels reported.