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Mental health amidst corona pandemic
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Mental health amidst corona pandemic

Mental health has always been a taboo in  our part of the world. But it is essential to address it in the present situation where the entire world is facing a natural calamity. By Dr Madiha Ata The current pandemic is unique such that it is effectively impacting the mental health of entire world population…

Coronavirus Outbreak and Blood Donations
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Coronavirus Outbreak and Blood Donations

The Corona virus outbreak has impacted the world badly and has resulted in a huge number of deaths. Due to its nature of total shut down and stay at home precautions many of the vital challenges have risen due to lack of mobility and activity. One such challenge is the depletion of blood in local…

COVID-19: Creating the line between Facts and Fiction
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COVID-19: Creating the line between Facts and Fiction

One of the perils of the digital age we live in is the constant bombardment of information from a multitude of outlets. This increases our risk of exposure to misinformation if we do not exercise better judgement in choosing our sources. The famous Irish playwright, George Bernard Shaw once noted that false knowledge is more…

Is CORONAVIRUS over-hyped?
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Is CORONAVIRUS over-hyped?

The turn of this decade witnessed the emergence of a frightening new disease from the city of Wuhan, China. As the world scrambled to combat the spread of the virus beyond the borders it was still too late. By Dr. Madiha Ata According to latest updates COVID-19 has now affected people in more than 75…

Gas Leak: Here’s everything you need to know!
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Gas Leak: Here’s everything you need to know!

When installed and used correctly, natural gas is safe and convenient. But gas leaks can occur. These leaks can lead to physical symptoms and, in some cases, the gas can cause carbon monoxide poisoning in people and animals. According to the American Gas Association, over 73 million residential, commercial, and industrial premises in the United…

Fans believe ‘The Simpsons’ predicted Coronavirus
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Fans believe ‘The Simpsons’ predicted Coronavirus

With recent turn of events, Fans of the famous sitcom, ‘The Simpsons’ were convinced that the animated show foreshadowed the coronavirus outbreak 27 years ago. This further solidified beliefs of some loyal fans that the popular show can predict the future. The Simpsons created by Matt Groening is a satirical depiction of working-class life, epitomized…

Be wary of your memories, they are ever-changing: experts
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Be wary of your memories, they are ever-changing: experts

You may think that you remember important moments of your life accurately, but the truth is you can’t completely trust your memory, said speakers at the two-day Essentials of Neuroscience course at Aga Khan University. Neuroscience researchers noted that most people believe their memories are like permanent recordings whereas our recollections are often ‘revised’ in…

Women generally live longer than men: WHO
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Women generally live longer than men: WHO

KARACHI: According to a WHO report, more than 141 million children will be born: approximately 73 million boys and 68 million girls. Girls are expected to live longer than boys. However, it is important to note that the extra years that women live are not necessarily healthy ones for they may have to live with…

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