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‘Apple-shaped’ body could raise risk of diabetes

MIAMI: People who are genetically predisposed to storing belly fat, or having an apple-shaped body type, could face a higher risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease, researchers said Tuesday. The study in the Journal of the American…

Govt set to raise drug prices across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The government is preparing to raise drug prices across country very soon as a meeting of Drug Pricing Committee in this regard has been called on August 30, which is likely to bring changes in prices of at least 507 medicines,…

A text message a day may keep the doctor away

Texting patients regular reminders to do things like eat right, exercise more and smoke less may help them make lifestyle changes linked to a lower risk of heart attacks and strokes, an Australian study suggests.