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Gene test shows more breast cancer patients can skip chemo

AFP TAMPA: The majority of women with a common form of breast cancer may be able to skip chemotherapy after surgery, based on their score on a genetic test, researchers said Sunday. As many as 65,000 women in the United States alone could be impacted by the study, described as […]


اضافی جسمانی وزن اور توند سے نجات دلانے والا مصالحہ

اجوائن ایسا مصالحہ ہے جو بیشتر پکوانوں کا ذائقہ بڑھانے کے لیے استعمال کیا جاتا ہے۔ اس مصالحے کے بیجوں کا ذائقہ منفرد ہوتا ہے، مگر کیا آپ کو معلوم ہے کہ یہ پکوان کی مہک اور ذائقہ بڑھانے میں ہی مددگار نہیں بلکہ اس بھی زیادہ فائدہ مند ہے، […]


سرسوں کے تیل کے جادوئ اثرات

سرسوں کا تیل وہ چیز ہے جو پاکستان اور بھارت میں بہت عام استعمال ہوتی ہے، بیشتر افراد اسے کھانا پکانے کے لیے بھی استعمال کرتے ہیں، جبکہ سر کی مالش اور دیگر مقاصد کے لیے بھی فائدہ مند ثابت ہوتا ہے۔ مگر کیا آپ اس سستے اور آسانی سے […]


کينسر سے بچنے کے طريقے

  فیصل ظفر ہر سال 4 فروری کو دنیا بھر میں سالانہ لاکھوں اموات کا باعث بننے والے مرض کینسر کے حوالے سے لوگوں میں شعور اجاگر کرنے کے لیے عالمی دن منایا جاتا ہے۔ 2018 میں کینسر کے عالمی دن کا مرکزی خیال ‘ ہم کرسکتے ہیں، میں کرسکتا […]


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 […]


Your brain can eat itself after chronic sleep deprivation

Burning the midnight oil may well burn out your brain. The brain cells that destroy and digest worn-out cells and debris go into overdrive in mice that are chronically sleep-deprived. In the short term, this might be beneficial – clearing potentially harmful debris and rebuilding worn circuitry might protect healthy […]


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 […]


Honey is a new approach to fighting antibiotic resistance

Honey could be one sweet solution to the serious ever growing problem of bacterial resistance to antibiotics, says a research. Medical professionals sometimes use honey successfully as a topical dressing but it could play a larger role in fighting infections, reported health news. The unique property of honey lies in […]


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 […]