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Three-day anti-polio campaign in 12 union councils from 15th

PESHAWAR -UNS : The Khyber Pakhtunkhywa government has decided to carry out three-day anti-polio vaccination campaign in 12 sensitive union councils of the province. According to a statement issued by provincial health department, the three-day campaign would start from 15 to 17 February. The statement …

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Zika Virus A Global Health Emergency: WHO

GENEVA/LONDON: The World Health Organization on Monday declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus an international public health emergency due to its link to thousands of birth defects in Brazil, as the U.N. agency sought to build a global response to the threat. WHO Director-General Margaret Chan …

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Colombia blames 3 deaths on Zika, nerve disorder

BOGOTA: Colombia said Friday that three people had died after contracting the Zika virus and developing a rare nerve disorder called Guillain-Barre, the first time health officials have directly blamed the mosquito-borne disease for causing deaths. “We have confirmed and attributed three deaths to Zika,” …

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Heart Attack Causes, Symptoms Different In Women From Men

WASHINGTON: The causes of heart attacks and the warning symptoms that can signal the need for immediate medical attention are different in women than in men, according to a scientific statement issued today by the American Heart Association. When women don’t recognize this, they may …

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Surgery Patients Do Better When Hospitals Are Good To Nurses

Hospitals with well-staffed, top-notch nursing departments had fewer deaths after surgery than hospitals without those high-quality nursing departments, researchers found. “This study is for the person, referring doctor or health policy analyst asking, and ‘Would I be better off at this hospital or that hospital?'” …

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Another swine flu patient dies in Rawalpindi, death toll reaches 6

RAWALPINDI -UNS- – Death toll from Swine flu has reached six in Rawalpindi after a 87-year-old man passed away at a hospital on Tuesday morning. Syed Hassan was shifted to the hospital after he was tested positive for H1N1 virus one week ago. EDO Health …

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Three more patients fall prey to swine flu in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Three more people fell prey to swine flu the federal capital on Thursday. According to health ministry, as many as three people have died due to the disease so far while more than 13 shifted to the hospital. PIMS hospital has formed an isolation …

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Health Experts Say ‘trauma’ Is The Leading Cause Of Death

KARACHI: Trauma is the leading cause of death for people falling in the age bracket of 14-44 years. Most countries of the world are experiencing an epidemic of trauma, but the most serious increase has been in the developing countries. It is expected that approximately …

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Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital inaugurated in Peshawar

PESHAWAR =UNS- The second Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre inaugurated today (Tuesday) in Peshawar s Hayatabad. According to details, chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan, Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Perveiz Khattak, provincial leaders Shah Farman, Atif Khan and Shahram Tarakzai …

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Overdose deaths in US hit record high

MIAMI: More people died of drug overdoses last year in the United States than ever before, largely due to disturbing increases in prescription painkillers and heroin use, health authorities said Friday. Health chiefs warned of a surging opioid “epidemic” that is ripping families and communities …

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