Two M Pakistanis suffer from Alzheimer’s disease

 The fast growing population of elderly people in the country is increasing the incidence of Alzheimer’s alarmingly with around two million Pakistanis suffer from the preventable condition and their numbers are mounting, warned health experts on Tuesday. Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and …

Lahoris being supplied contaminated drinking water

LAHORE: A majority of samples of drinking water being supplied by the Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) to the Lahorites showed E-coli bacteria, suspended particles, arsenic and other such contamination in it. According to experts, the presence of E-coli, a kind of fecal coliform bacteria, indicates sewage or animal waste …

Going to Pakistan? Check your polio shot status

Asma Ali Zain The advice also applies to frequent travellers who can get the vaccine even before they travel, according to a health ministry official.  Expatriates travelling to Pakistan from the UAE and planning to stay there for more than four weeks should be vaccinated against polio at least four …

Eating mangoes may lower blood sugar, cancer risk

A research reveals the consumption of mangoes may potentially have a positive effect on blood sugar in obese individuals and reduce cancer risk. The study led by Oklahoma State University’s Nutritional Sciences Associate Professor Edralin Lucas examined the effects of daily mango consumption on clinical parameters and body composition in …

Strawberries

The juicy red Strawberries are beautiful gift of spring. These are delicious, delicate, and perished quickly. Strawberries, also called as garden strawberries are member of the rose family and have more than six hundred varieties. Firstly, the garden strawberries were cultivated in France, in 1750 previously the wildly grown species …

The pitfalls of packaged milk in Pakistan

By Shireen Campwala It is quite hectic to evaluate, explain and understand the delicate situation about packaged milk in Pakistan as there are many dangerous and poisonous substances and other harmful detergents being mixed in the packaged milk in Pakistan, Canada, USA and other European countries. Justice Mian Saquib Nasir …