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Is Polio Vaccine against Islamic Values?
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Is Polio Vaccine against Islamic Values?

Throughout history many misconceptions have circulated regarding the inoculation of polio vaccine. Apart from the paranoia that OPV can cause the recipient to fall sick, many people are of the belief that OPV can make girls infertile; several other believe that it’s a western plot to introduce diseases in the Muslim population. A research paper…

VACCINES: SAVIOUR OR HOAX?
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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…

Fasting carries very high risk for people with type-1 diabetes
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Fasting carries very high risk for people with type-1 diabetes

  KARACHI: “Fasting regenerates the entire immune system of the human body. People with diabetes or any chronic health condition should consult with their physicians about the advisability of fasting. Fasting in Ramazan carries a very high risk for people with type-1 diabetes. Fasting improves metabolic function and helps to lose excess weight and water….

Carcinogenic Substance Found In Plastic Packaging And Disposable Cups’ -World Health Organization
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Carcinogenic Substance Found In Plastic Packaging And Disposable Cups’ -World Health Organization

According to World Health Organization (WHO), Plastic packaging, disposable cups and rubber based containers comprises of a chemical which could probably lead to cancerous conditions. Material known as Styrene, which is used to make latex, synthetic rubber, styrofoam and other polystyrene resins have been termed as carcinogenic for humans. According to a research, conducted by…

Fasting: Experts Urge Patients to Follow Doctor’s Advices
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Fasting: Experts Urge Patients to Follow Doctor’s Advices

KARACHI– Eminent religious scholars, national and international health experts stated that, Fasting is beneficial for healthy Muslims but, it is considered mandatory for the patients, to follow the advices of their doctors in the month of Ramadan. Keeping a fast against the recommendations of health experts is and will be forbidden. They mentioned that, fasting…

Tissue Engineering is Taking Over the Medical World
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Tissue Engineering is Taking Over the Medical World

Tissue engineering, broadly described as the combination of cells, engineering methods and biochemical factors to create living biological tissue, is a fast-growing field that has the potential to significantly accelerate the advancement of medicine. In IDTechEx’snew report, Tissue Engineering 2018 – 2028: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts, the market for engineered living tissues is forecasted to reach $4.8 billion…

HIV/AIDS In Pakistan
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HIV/AIDS In Pakistan

    Dr.Mahreen Shahzad Associate Professor & Head Oral Diagnostic & Medicine Department SIR SYED COLLEGE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES HIV is documented as a health concern in Pakistan with amount of cases increasing yearly. Fairly high drug use and lack of acceptance that non-marital sex is common in the society have allowed the HIV epidemic to take hold in Pakistan,…

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