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Tobacco usage shows decline in male: WHO
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Tobacco usage shows decline in male: WHO

GENEVA: According to a recent report by the World Health Organization, the number of males using tobacco was on the decline. This happened for the first time, indicating a powerful shift in the global tobacco epidemic. The findings demonstrated how government-led action could protect communities from tobacco, save lives, and prevent people from suffering tobacco-related…

Collagen: A beauty secret or Pointless sham?
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Collagen: A beauty secret or Pointless sham?

For centuries, Chinese women viewed collagen as a fountain of youth. Collagen, a protein that binds tissues in fish and animals, routinely consuming foods like pig’s feet, shark fins, and donkey skin in hopes of smoothing withered skin and preserving aging joints. In the 1980s collagen was known as an expensive injectable filler to plump…

Call to end AIDS epidemic by 2030
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Call to end AIDS epidemic by 2030

KARACHI- António Guterres, UN Secretary‑General recently delivered a special message for World AIDS Day through a press release on the official website of United Nations (UN). The message was titled as ‘Need to Harness Community-Led Organizations in Fight to End Epidemic’. The UN Secretary General said in his message that The United Nations was committed to…

Measles – WHO latest report on outbreaks
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Measles – WHO latest report on outbreaks

Many countries around the world are experiencing measles outbreaks. As of November 2019, there have been 440,263 confirmed cases reported to WHO through official monthly reporting by 187 Member States in 2019. From the start of the year 2019 till November 2019, Pakistan confirmed 1,978 cases. Measles is a highly contagious viral disease which affects…

Your sleep can affect heart function
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Your sleep can affect heart function

It is an established fact that sleep affects both mental and physical health. But, according to latest research, lack of sleep can lead to life threatening cardiovascular diseases. The link between insomnia and cardiovascular problems and the way it controls it, are new findings. The issue of insomnia is a widespread problem. People with insomnia,…

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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