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CME at HU Dental Hospital
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CME at HU Dental Hospital

Karachi: A special CME program was arranged recently at Hamdard University Dental Hospital, in which a series of special lectures were delivered by Dr Kashif Naqvi and Prof. Dr Mervyn Hosein. Dr Kashif gave lecture on Pharma Guide. In his lecture, initially he gave introduction on the Pharma Guide and its significance with special relevance…

Ebola Emergency by WHO
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Ebola Emergency by WHO

GENEVA: Nigeria has become the latest Country to declare a national emergency over the deadly Ebola virus. 1000 lives have fallen to a global health crisis, called the epidemic by the World Health Organisation. An appeal for an international aid to help the afflicted countries was raised in an emergency meeting of the UN health…

Days numbered for AIDS‏
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Days numbered for AIDS‏

GENEVA: Global AIDS-related deaths and new HIV infections have fallen by over a third in a decade, raising hopes of beating the killer disease by 2030, the United Nations said. With more than half of the 35 million people living with HIV unaware they are infected, the battle is far from over however, said Michel…

Ebola death toll rises to 887: WHO
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Ebola death toll rises to 887: WHO

GENEVA: The World Health Organization has said that 887 people have died from Ebola epidemic in West Africa. This is after 61 more fatalities were recorded recently. The UN health agency has said that 61 deaths were reported recently in Guinea, Nigeria and Sierra Leoone. The agency has said that this is the worst Ebola…

i-Optics Announces New Cassini Total Corneal Astigmatism Functionality
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i-Optics Announces New Cassini Total Corneal Astigmatism Functionality

Press Release: Eye diagnostics innovator i-Optics, announces new Cassini Corneal Analysis functionality designed to measure both anterior and posterior astigmatism, providing refractive-cataract and cornea surgeons with a Total Corneal Astigmatism (TCA) measurement. Previous clinical studies have demonstrated that posterior corneal astigmatism could be a factor in generating unexpected postoperative outcomes. 1 Cassini provides critical information…

Nigeria hopes to eradicate polio despite insurgency
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Nigeria hopes to eradicate polio despite insurgency

A Nigerian military offensive against Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram has opened up a corridor for mobile units of health workers to vaccinate children against polio in parts of the northeast. But the worsening insurgency poses a grave risk to the campaign to stamp out the crippling virus in Africa’s most populous nation. Nigeria, Pakistan…

Biological pacemaker’cells  through Gene therapy
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Biological pacemaker’cells through Gene therapy

Los Angeles : In order to deliver a steady heartbeat using a gene therapy researchers have succeeded by  turning ordinary cardiac muscle cells into specialized ones, which may become an alternative to implanted electronic pacemakers. A recent research study appears in the journal Science Translational Medicine involved pigs having heart block condition that makes their…

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