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Cervical cancer and HPV: How vaccines can save you
Clinical, Opinions

Cervical cancer and HPV: How vaccines can save you

KARACHI: From an unwanted pregnancy to uninvited STDs—protected sex can safeguard you from a slew of untoward incidents. One such unfortunate occurrence is contracting HPV or human papillomavirus. HPV, although usually harmless, is a common sexually transmitted infection that can either show no symptoms or result in genital warts. What is a pressing concern is…

NICVD team performs Focal Cryoablation
Clinical, National News, News

NICVD team performs Focal Cryoablation

KARACHI: The National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) created history in cardiac healthcare by performing its first “Focal Cryoablation” procedure on a 60-year-old lady, a resident of Lahore. The team was led by Dr Azam Shafqat, Professor of Cardiac Electrophysiology, NICVD. Talking to the media, Dr Azam Shafqat stated that the procedure was performed successfully…

Negative attitude to body changes during pregnancy leads to depression
Clinical, Global News, Opinions, Research

Negative attitude to body changes during pregnancy leads to depression

KARACHI: According to the results of a recent study, depression after childbirth in women can be attributed to the negative attitude towards their body’s changes during pregnancy. These several physical and emotional changes contribute to postpartum depression. In the study, researchers discovered that pregnant women’s feelings about their changing bodies could help predict how well…

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…

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