Doctors should not suggest costly dengue tests: PMA

The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has advised doctors not to suggest costly tests as dengue virus can be detected by spending just Rs300 to Rs700. Doctors are suggesting tests that…

Discovery of new protein has potential to improve fertility

For the first time, a new protein has been discovered by scientists, who claim it has potential to improve fertility. The new protein plays a critical role during sperm-egg adhesion…

Nasal vaccines can help control Covid: WHO

Nasal Covid-19 vaccines can help to bring the Covid-19 pandemic under control, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday, September 7, after homegrown products were approved in India and…

US to donate 16m vaccine doses to Pakistan against Covid-19

The United States will be  donating at least 16 million doses of paediatric vaccines against Covid-19 to Pakistan. It was announced by the State Department officials during a Health Dialogue…

Chemicals leaking from plastic waste make bacteria grow faster in European lakes

Chemicals leaking from plastic waste make bacteria grow faster in European lakes, according to the research published on July 26 in Paris. The researchers said could provide a natural way…

Stroke cases increasing in Pakistan as 400 people die every day

The government should immediately initiate a national health programme for prevention of stroke cases, which are growing in Pakistan. This was stated by experts at a press conference held in…

17 Symptoms to Help You Identify Lyme Disease, and When to Talk to Your Doctor

If you like to spend time outdoors in the summer, you’re probably aware of the importance of checking yourself for ticks afterward. And, if you live in certain parts of…

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…