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VACCINES: SAVIOUR OR HOAX?
Business, Clinical, Opinions, Research

VACCINES: SAVIOUR OR HOAX?

Why are anti-vaxx people fearful of vaccine? Quitting vaccination will cause resurgence of defeated infections! The last two centuries have witnessed significant progress in the invention, development and availability of many vaccines against diseases that are potentially fatal. Smallpox vaccine remains the most celebrated discovery in this area, whereas, there has been an incontrovertible reduction…

March 14th’19: World Kidney Day
Clinical, Events, International News, News

March 14th’19: World Kidney Day

KARACHI-The World Kidney Day is being observed throughout the world including Pakistan on Thursday March 14, 2019. The Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) has chalked out an elaborate program for public education and awareness at its centres & camps. Free test and consultation would be provided to patients at Dewan Farooq Medical Centre,…

Classification of Periodontal Diseases: Revised for 2018
Clinical

Classification of Periodontal Diseases: Revised for 2018

A new classification of periodontal diseases and conditions was recently published. It was developed in the World Workshop on the Classification of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases and Conditions, co-sponsored by the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and European Federation of Periodontology (EFP). The workshop included experts from all over the world, with a clear objective…

Patients Face Problems As CHK Administration Shuts Down Their MRI Machine
Clinical, Regional News

Patients Face Problems As CHK Administration Shuts Down Their MRI Machine

KARACHI– Dr. Ruth Pfau, Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) has temporarily shut down their Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine and other equipment, following the fault in the hospital’s air-conditioner plant. The administration has been unable to maintain temperature in the Radiology Department owing to technical faults in their AC plant, due to which, all costly equipment…

CHK To Conduct Mortality And Morbidity Meetings
Clinical, Regional News

CHK To Conduct Mortality And Morbidity Meetings

KARACHI– Dr. Ruth KM Pfau, Civil Hospital Karachi’s (CHK) administration has directed its heads of departments to send data of deaths reported in the emergency and other wards, to know the actual causes of mortalities. Addition Medical Superintendent, CHK, Dr. Arif Niaz, stated that heads of all departments have been directed to forward a compiled…

Acid Related Injuries In Children; On Rise
Clinical, National News

Acid Related Injuries In Children; On Rise

KARACHI– Eminent Plastic Surgeon and Head of Burns Center, Karachi, Dr. Ehmer-Al-Ibran revealed that acid injuries in children are increasing in Pakistan, majorly across the province of  Sindh, as citric acid is being sold in cold drink’s bottles by sellers; meanwhile the concerned authorities have failed to stop the sale of acid, from within the…

No Scientific Proof That Multivitamins Promote Heart Health
Clinical

No Scientific Proof That Multivitamins Promote Heart Health

Taking multivitamin/mineral (MVM) supplements does not prevent myocardial infarction, stroke, or death from a cardiovascular cause, according to a comprehensive meta-analytic review of relevant research. “The take-home message is simple: there is no scientific evidence that MVM supplements promote cardiovascular health. We hope that our paper helps to settle the controversy on MVM use for…

KIHD’s Functionality Affected By General Election ‘18
Clinical, Regional News

KIHD’s Functionality Affected By General Election ‘18

KARACHI– The Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases (KIHD) lacked to fulfill the services provided by the hospital’s Coronary Care Unit (CCU) and patient wards, due to shortage of their nursing and paramedical staff, in light of the country’s general election’18 day. Executive Director, Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases, wrote a letter to Senior Director, Medical…

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