Category archives for: Health

Research behind why you keep losing your keys?

what causes us to forget

Phones, keys and wallets, but also dentures, surfboards or wheelchairs. Just take a look at the lost property office to discover the fragile nature of human memory. But this is only what we lose away from home. And those everyday items that go astray in our own home or workplace? Do not despair: it happens […]

Stem cell therapy a fraud or a way out for people with incurable illness

Stem cell therapy for dying people

Stem cell therapy a fraud or a way out for people with incurable illness, a court in Turin Italy will decide. The prosecutor of Turin has brought forward  several charges Wednesday against Davide Vannoni, who invented the method Stamina, stem cell therapy is not accredited by any national health institute or approved by the scientific […]

The genetic basis of the evolution of the human body

epigenetic modifications

Significant genetic differences are not only in the DNA sequence (gcttaatgc…), but also in other things that stick above it (epigenetic modifications over the genes). Scientists at the Hebrew University, the Max Planck Institute in Leipzig and the Universities of Oviedo and Cantabria have rebuilt first epigenetic maps Neanderthals and Denisovans, and compared with modern […]

TTP extends ceasefire duration for another 10 days

According to TTP spokesman Shahidullah Shahid, the militant group has decided to extend their ceasefire against the Pakistan government and security forces by another 10 days. The ceasefire, which was part of the negotiation process between the group and the government, expired on March 31. However, according to their spokesperson, the TTP has extended the […]

Nurses in Lahore sit-in divided into two groups after midnight


According to Geo News, the nurses who had arranged a sit-in protest in Lahore were split into two groups at midnight. One group wanted to end the sit-in at midnight while the other was not willing to get up until their demands were agreed upon. The nurses, protesting together under the Young Nurses Association (YNA), […]

Vitamin E Good for Memory Disorders

vitamin E

Islamabad: A joint research by Finnish and Swedish scientists revealed that Vitamin E plays a huge role in the prevention of age-related memory disorders.   The research involved the University of Eastern Finland Karlolinska, Institute of Sweden and other medical research institutes. They worked on various forms of Vitamin E and showed how they have […]

People who walk a lot have lower diabetes risk: U.S. Study

The people who get very little exercise are at high risk for diabetes whereas those who manage to walk more throughout the day are less likely to actually develop the blood sugar disorder, a US study has suggested.     Earlier studies have shown that walking more is tied to a lower risk of diabetes, […]

‘More vulnerable’ to skin cancer

Far more men than women are dying from skin cancer, despite similar numbers being diagnosed with the disease, a report suggests. Cancer Research UK said each year, the most serious type of skin cancer, malignant melanoma, kills 1,300 men and 900 women, a gap expected to widen. A reason could be men delaying seeking help, […]

Drinking lots of coffee linked to higher risk of death

Drinking more than 28 cups of coffee a week may raise your risk of dying early if you’re under age 55, a study suggests. The research on coffee and health is often confusing. Some studies suggest that drinking coffee may help people live longer, as it is rich in antioxidants (nutrients that help protect cells […]

Ban Ki-moon to discuss anti-polio campaign in Pakistan

The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will discuss with Pakistani officials measures to eradicate polio, officials said Monday.   Ban Ki-moon arrives in Islamabad on a two-day visit on Tuesday, officials say. During his stay‚ he will discuss steps for polio eradication and promotion of education specially women education with Pakistani leadership, they said.  The […]

Acute Watery Diarrhoea on rise in several areas of Pakistan

With the onset of the monsoon season in Pakistan, the independent medical humanitarian association, Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors without Borders (MSF) is seeing an increase in the number of cases of acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) in different areas in Pakistan. The disease is endemic in Pakistan with a propensity towards outbreaks during the rainy […]

Eye diseases rising to alarming level in children: say expert

Eye diseases like Glaucoma, Cataracts, and cancer of Retina has been rising among children due to lack of healthcare facilities and low level of awareness, a leading eye care hospital announced Wednesday. Parents and teachers should get some information which can help them keep an eye on signs of vision problems in kids for timely […]


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