New weapons for never ending war against cancer: treatments, vaccines

More effective therapies, nanotechnology and even the prospect of vaccinating for certain tumours: battles may slowly be starting to turn in the never-ending war...

Tips to help you ‘Sleep Better Tonight’

Do you have trouble getting enough sleep at night? Join the crowd -- the bleary-eyed, cranky, exhausted crowd. An estimated three out of four...

‘The people of Pakistan are so nice’ K2 climbers tell the world

The Nepalese mountaineers, who recently scaled the world’s second-highest peak –Pakistan’s K2- in winter, have felt a deep attraction for the hospitality of Pakistani...

Does vitamin A help reduce skin cancer risk?

Vitamin A is a nutrient that is essential for maintaining good health, but could consuming it help lower the risk of skin cancer? One...

Can red hot chili peppers extend your life

The spice that adds punch to your favorite Kung Pao chicken, Tex-Mex chili or Indian curry may also help save your life.Preliminary research shows...

Op-ed: How Social Welfare helped Pakistan out of its first pandemic in 1950

Partition was the first pandemic we faced in Pakistan and COVID-19 is the second. The first batch of social workers was selected in 1953, to...

Op-ed: Advertising companies play with one’s mind and increase unnecessary desires

In this modern era of advertisement and media, ads often influence people. The advertisement process is a technique for introducing products or services among...

Mental health is one of the biggest pandemic consequences we’ll face in 2021

With progress in efforts for Covid-19 vaccines and predictions for when the population will receive them, there seems to be a light at the...

A new series of exercises to relieve you of your lower back pain

Chronic lower back pain can make the most routine tasks difficult but a new study suggests patients can learn new, practical, and less painful...

Op-ed: the KTH mishap; do we need a new set of hospital reforms?

Healthcare reform involves orchestrating a policy change, mediated through governance, management, and financial interventions. The aim is to improve the ways in which health...

4 Pakistanis make the Forbes 30 under 30 list

Every year, Forbes releases its 30 under 30 list of the brightest young entrepreneurs, leaders and stars below the age of thirty, as the...

Are Pakistan’s health systems prepared for a COVID-19 vaccine?

With dozens of viable candidates pushing through clinical trials, it is possible that a COVID-19 vaccine could be available in Pakistan as early as...