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UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for rollout from ‘next week’

Britain on Wednesday became the first Western country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine for general use as it announced a rollout of Pfizer-BioNTech's drug...
WHO find Covid-19 origin

WHO says ‘will do everything’ to find Covid-19 origins

The World Health Organization insisted Monday it would do everything possible to find the animal origins of Covid-19, insisting that knowledge was vital to...
Covid-19 vaccine

COVID-19 vaccines finally here: What’s next though?

Less than a year after an unknown coronavirus that has claimed 1.4 million lives began spreading across the globe, a number of highly promising...
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Diabetes drug shows promise in treating and reversing heart failure

A newly released study found that people with heart failure who received the diabetes drug empagliflozin showed significant improvements in heart structure and function,...
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Short bursts of exercise may improve metabolic health

New research has found that short bursts of exercise may significantly improve levels of metabolites that are indicators of key physical health issues.Scientists have...
Fawad Chaudhury Slams opposition for Killing Cows for their meat!

Fawad Chaudhury Slams opposition for Killing Cows for their meat!

Federal Ministers have slammed the opposition's Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) for insisting on holding a rally in Peshawar, today, despite the government's ban due...
Imran Khan Tweets COVID

PM Imran Khan warns of Alarming COVID situation in Pakistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan in a series of tweets in Urdu and English on Sunday morning highlighted the alarming situation of COVID-19 across the...
Pakistani children

Op-ed: Innocent children in Pakistan at mercy of lustful men

The vulnerability of Pakistani children Saeed-ur-Rahman, a kid from Landhi, a poor suburban locality of Karachi, was canned on hands by his teacher daily while...
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Pakistani-American Dr Umar Shah to lead COVID-19 response in US

Pakistan born, Dr. Umair A Shah has been appointed secretary of health for the state of Washington in the United States to fight the...
Pakistan COVID-19 vaccines

Pakistan ministry proposes $100M for COVID-19 vaccines

Pakistan is in talks with pharmaceutical companies for access to COVID-19 vaccines and the Health Ministry has proposed Prime Minister Imran Khan to set...
Pfizer very close to applying

Pfizer ‘very close’ to applying for US emergency approval, says CEO

Pfizer is "very close" to applying for an emergency use approval for its Covid-19 vaccine after collecting safety data to submit to US regulators,...
Pakistan Polio

Pakistan’s polio conundrum, only reforms can help

Saving our children from the menace of Polio is not only a public health gain but also a boost to the national economy, productivity,...
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Whole world must benefit from Covid vaccine: WHO chief

The head of the World Health Organization hailed the rapid progress towards a Covid-19 vaccine but insisted Friday that every country must reap the...
Stress affect cholesterol levels

How does stress affect cholesterol levels?

Stress has various effects on the body. One of these is that it may increase cholesterol levels. This can happen indirectly by adopting unhealthful...
Healthcare in Pakistan

Universal Health Coverage: A Revolution for the Poor

It is primarily because of the disparity between the quality of private and public sector healthcare in Pakistan that even the poor go to...
Poliovirus Eradication

Poliovirus Eradication: An uphill battle for Pakistan

The country’s health security is an essential part and parcel of its national security and polio affects Pakistan in more than one way. As...
Air pollution

Pakistan’s air is not safe anymore

Nobody is safe from air pollution. 9 out of 10 people on the planet are now breathing polluted air. Globally, it is causing about...
Breast cancer awareness

Breast cancer awareness: Is Pakistan doing enough?

Breast cancer remains a deadly disease which devours thousands of lives annually in the world. For past decades, the mortality ratio caused by the...
Asymptomatic

Asymptomatic virus sufferers lose antibodies sooner: study

Asymptomatic coronavirus sufferers appear to lose detectable antibodies sooner than people who have exhibited Covid-19 symptoms, according to one of the biggest studies of...
Covid-19 myths

COVID-19: Experts set aside the truth from fiction

As the impact of COVID-19 progresses, and our understanding of the disease and its causes improves, the shape of online discussion has shifted. So,...
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Pakistan’s struggle with air pollution

Over the last 20 years, air in Pakistan has become polluted beyond ordinary levels as climate change becomes a deadly fact. According to a...
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Reforms needed to destigmatize mental illness in Pakistan

We are dealing with half a million people with 400 psychiatrists in the country. Majority of these psychiatrists are stationed in urban cities. They...
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Op-ed: There is US government infighting over trillions in COVID-19 relief while world suffers

Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic has begun, the world is facing a financial crisis, worse than the one in 2008. Unemployment numbers are climbing,...
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Here is everything you need to know about Hindu beliefs on cow dung, urine

The fanatic Hindu believes in magical or talisman properties of cow dung and urine. The believers are spread over a wide spectrum. They cover...
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Cats carry diseases that can be deadly to humans: study

Toxoplasmosis, cat roundworm and cat scratch disease are caused by pathogens that depend on cats — pets or feral — for part of their...
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US should learn from Pakistan to defeat COVID-19, suggests top US economist

A top US economist has lauded Pakistan’s efforts against the novel coronavirus pandemic that challenged the world's major economies. Lawrence H Summers, who was...
Sars-cov-2

Virus antibodies may provide immunity for 5–7 months: study

A study has found that people who have contracted SARS-CoV-2 remain immune to the virus for at least 5–7 months and probably much longer.Recent...
chronic stress and depression

Researchers get to the roots of chronic stress, depression

A study in mice provides clues about the common molecular origins of chronic stress and depression. The discovery could inform new treatments for mood...
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Man gets COVID-19 twice and second hit ‘more severe’

A man in the United States has caught COVID-19 twice, with the second infection becoming far more dangerous than the first, doctors report. The...
India Covid-19 fatalities

India’s COVID-19 toll reaches 100,000 fatalities in 7 months

India has recorded 100,000 fatalities from Covid-19 after battling the lethal outbreak for seven months, becoming the third nation to cross the six-digit figure...

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KP minister blasts Bilawal for ex-FATA development remarks

Taimur Khan Jhagra, Khuber Pakhtunkhwa’s Health and Finance Minister, on Sunday took to Twitter to express how PDM parties have ignored Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP)...

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