Urea breath test launched to diagnose H. Pylori

The Dow University of Health and Sciences (DUHS) has introduced urea breath test, an effective, easy and cost-efficient way to diagnose helicobacter, a type of bacteria more commonly known as…

Coronavirus rising again as Pakistan reports one death, 113 new cases in 24 hours

Pakistan has reported one death in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of confirmed positive cases has surged to 1,532,260. The country-wide tally of fatalities has…

WHO says Europe remains ‘epicentre’ of global monkeypox outbreak

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said that Europe remained the epicenter of escalating monkeypox outbreak, which posed a “real risk” with 25 countries reporting more than 1,500 cases, or 85…

Confirmation of 58 cases of Monkey Pax in Canada

There have been 58 confirmed cases of Monkey Pax in Canada. The country’s chief public health officer, Theresa Tom, told reporters during a health briefing that certified cases had been…

WHO says 24m people in Pakistan use tobacco, 160,000 die due to tobacco related diseases

The UN’s World Health Organisation (WHO), said that 24 million people in Pakistan use tobacco and according to Global Burden of Disease statistics (2019), 160,000 people die due to tobacco…

World Brain Tumor Awareness Day will be celebrated on June 8

World Brain Tumor Awareness Day will be celebrated around the world on June 8 with the aim of raising awareness about the complications and treatment of brain tumors and encouraging…

Screening begins to prevent monkey pox in passengers

Karachi: Screening has been started in Shahar-e-Qaid for the possible presence of Monkey Pax among the passengers coming from abroad. Corona epidemic-style counters have also been set up at the…