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Media Workshop on TB

Karachi: TB is an infectious disease that usually affects adult population of the country. In Pakistan, 418,000 new cases are occurring every year. Approx 3000 MDR patients develop in sindh every year. In Sindh every year 15,200 peoples are dying due to TB. The TB cases detected in private sectors are not reported to National

IBM’s Biomedical Analytics Platform Helps Doctors Personalize Treatment

Haifa, Israel: IBM recently announced it has developed a unique biomedical analytics platform for personalized medicine that could enable doctors to better advise on the best course of medical treatment. This could lead to smarter and more personalized healthcare in a wide-range of areas, including cancer management, hypertension, and AIDS care.

Mothers know best!

Last night was the second time in the past four months that my son had to be taken to the hospital. This time it had gotten worse. He had been suffering from a severe case of gastro intestinal infection, and it just seemed that the whole world was crumbling down on me. I had been


The invisible killers in your bathroom

Diseases never discriminate and no one has complete immunity against infection. All we can do is decrease the likelihood of being infected and by being as hygienic as possible. Proper hygiene practices go a long way in ensuring that one stays healthy. Sanitation practices start in your own home, especially the bathroom, since that’s the