Global News / August 23, 2019 We Need Earth; Earth Needs Us

By Dr Hira M. Khan Earth is our home; a home we watch getting robbed, attacked and humiliated daily. It is our home! It is the land beneath our feet, and it gives us air to breathe… to live. Home does not discriminate. Kings and queens, and homeless have reaped from it, drank its water and slept...

Research / August 23, 2019 Hepatitis C drugs can reduce liver cancer-related deaths

KARACHI: A recent study claimed that antiviral medication used to treat hepatitis C are beneficial in lowering liver-related deaths by nearly 50% in patients with a history of liver cancer. Findings of the study were published in the journal ‘Gastroenterology.’ Many doctors previously believed that hepatitis C, for all its harmfulness, activates the immune system...

Regional News / August 23, 2019 Choked water lines outside NICVD-NICH nuisance to patients

KARACHI: The choked water supply lines outside the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) and the National Institute of Child Health (NICH) are causing severe inconvenience to the visiting patients and hampering the movement of ambulances. The choked water supply lines have doubled the miseries for the patients and medical staff since the past few...

National News, News / August 22, 2019 Pharma sector being closely observed, collusion to be strictly punished; CCP

Press Release The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) while setting aside its show-cause notice issued to Pharma Bureau for prima facie cartelization, has warned that the pharmaceutical sector is being observed closely and any collusive or anti-competitive activity shall be dealt with strictly. In another instance of impartial and unbiased enforcement, CCP is setting aside...

Technology / August 22, 2019 Changing a Century Old Paradigm for Patients with Type 1 Diabetes

Press Release Diabetes mellitus, commonly known as diabetes, is a condition characterized by high blood sugar. In a healthy individual, blood sugar is regulated by insulin, a hormone that is produced by the beta cells of the pancreatic islets. When blood sugar levels are not regulated, the individual is at risk of short-term health emergencies...

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Pharma sector being closely observed, collusion to be strictly punished; CCP

Press Release The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) while setting aside its show-cause notice issued to Pharma Bureau for prima facie cartelization, has warned that the pharmaceutical sector is being observed closely and any collusive or anti-competitive activity shall be dealt with strictly. In another instance of impartial and unbiased enforcement, CCP is setting aside...

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Choked water lines outside NICVD-NICH nuisance to patients

KARACHI: The choked water supply lines outside the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) and the National Institute of Child Health (NICH) are causing severe inconvenience to the visiting patients and hampering the movement of ambulances. The choked water supply lines have doubled the miseries for the patients and medical staff since the past few...
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Searle announces the acquisition of OBS Pakistan

KARACHI: One of Pakistan’s leading pharmaceutical companies, the Searle company Ltd., recently announced that it is acquiring OBS Pakistan Ltd. A recently issued statement said that Searle had been a US-based multinational company as it was acquired by IBL Group in 1993 and listed in the Pakistan Stock Exchange. The latest acquisition will strengthen Searle’s...

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141 graduates awarded degrees at Bahria University Convocation

Karachi: The 6th Convocation of the Bahria University Medical & Dental College (BUMDC) was held to commemorate the academic accomplishments of its medical and dental students. Students were honored with medals and merit certificates for their outstanding achievements in their academic careers at the Convocation. Minister of State for Health, Dr Zafar Mirza, graced the...

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