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Meal with yogurt helps reduce inflammation, depression

A new study reveals that starting a meal with a single portion of yogurt helps to reduce inflammation. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison put yogurt to the test. The study was headed by Brad Bolling, an assistant professor of food science. To examine the …

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World Tuberculosis Day Observed at SIUT

KARACHI -UNS : World Tuberculosis Day which was observed throughout the world today was also observed at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) with an aim to create awareness amongst masses about the contiguous and debilitating disease. Tuberculosis is considered as one of …

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Country’s First Clinical Transplant Immunology Laboratory inaugurated at SIUT

KARACHI -UNS : Country’s first clinical transplant immunology laboratory aimed to bring advancement in the field of transplant sciences was inaugurated at SIUT here today (Thursday) Professor Medhat Askar who is an internationally acclaimed transplant immunologist inaugurated the newly set up laboratory. Which will focus …

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Japan to provide substantial support to regional polio laboratory

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The Government of Japan has announced today that they will be providing 3.2 million US dollars for the procurement of equipment to the Regional Reference Laboratory for polio eradication, located in the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Islamabad. With the procurement …

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Over one million brick kiln women workers suffer from multiple diseases

ISLAMABAD -UNS : One million brick kiln workers – especially women workers – are outside the net of Punjab government’s health and maternity services and these workers suffer from multiple diseases and ill-treatment at the hands of quakes. But a small innovative Public-Private experiment in …

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China-Pakistan Health Corridor during LIFECON-2018 Conference proposed

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Vice Chancellor Air University AVM (r) Faaiz Amir has said that the Belt and Road Initiative brings lots of opportunities and connectivity in the fields of healthcare and life sciences. He was addressing to the inaugural session of two-day international conference LIFECON-2018, organized …

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‘People consuming milk of cancer-affected cattle’

KARACHI: Dairy and Cattle Farmers Association President Shakir Umar Gujjar has said that hormone-enhancing injection being used for increasing the production of milk in cattle is causing cancer among animals. While speaking to Samaa, he said the injecting companies had misguided the cattle farmers about …

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Only 36 pc Pakistanis getting safe drinking water: WHO

ISLAMABAD: Only 36 percent Pakistani population on average, including 41 percent urban and 32 percent rural is using safe drinking water in the country, a world Health Organization report revealed. Results of the water quality monitoring efforts of Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources …

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China disputes Trump claim it produces most US-bound fentanyl

BEIJING (AFP) – Chinese authorities on Friday disputed US President Donald Trump s claim that most of the drug fentanyl, which is blamed for thousands of American deaths, was made in China, reports said days before his visit. Last week, Trump declared the US opioid …

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New Zealand to hold cannabis referendum within three years

Ms Ardern was given a rapturous welcome by Labour Party members on Friday, after she clinched a deal to rule in coalition New Zealand will hold a referendum on legalising the recreational use of cannabis in the next three years, its prime minister-elect has pledged. …

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