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Cold weather affects 21 marchers’ health

ISLAMABAD – As the participants of the long march have been sitting in the open air in harsh weather since Monday morning, many have been falling sick and contracting seasonal ailments. In two main hospitals Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) and Polyclinic Hospital, cases were reported as marchers including women, children and police officials [...]

ISLAMABAD – ‘Federal Minister for Capital Administration & Development (CAD), Nazar M. Gondal, has announced to establish a dedicated facility for the treatment of Thalassemia patients in the near future. The minister was speaking at the completion of the fourth successful year of Simone Montomoli Bone Marrow Transplant Centre at Children Hospital, Pakistan Institute of [...]

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An awareness seminar in connection to World Heart Day was held by Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL) on Thursday, said a press release issued by PTCL. Federal Government Services Hospital Consultant Cardiologist Dr Inamul Haq was invited to speak on the prevention of heart diseases. Dr Haq gave explained the causes behind prevalence of heart [...]

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Fasting, especially among patients with Type 1 diabetes with poor glycemic control, is associated with multiple risks’ KARACHI: Since many patients with diabetes, who are otherwise unfit, insist on fasting during Ramazan, thereby creating a medical challenge for themselves and their physicians, says National Institute of Diabetes & Endocrinology, Dow University of Health Sciences, in [...]

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