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After COVID, WHO defines disease spread ‘through air’

The World Health Organization and around 500 experts have agreed for the first time what it means for a disease to spread through the...

Causes of viruses

The globalised world is consistently experiencing breakouts of viruses of various kinds and shapes that affect the people to varying degree. Since many years...

Heat, disease, air pollution: How climate change impacts health

Growing calls for the world to come to grips with the many ways that global warming affects human health have prompted the first day...

Pakistan’s first two monkeypox patients recover from disease

ISLAMABAD: Federal Ministry of Health said Sunday that the first two monkeypox cases reported in Pakistan last week have recovered from the virus, ARY...
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Fact Check: What is monkeypox virus & should Pakistan fear it?

Since early May, the news of monkeypox outbreak across Europe and America have got people fearing if the world was looking at yet another...

Netizens make fun of baby with syndrome that affects body systems

Progeria causes extreme premature ageing that affects body systems

Woman with mystery virus quarantined

A Chinese woman has been quarantined in Thailand with a mystery strain of coronavirus, authorities said on Monday

Pneumonia kills a child every 39 seconds

Nigeria, India, Pakistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia accounted for more than half the children who died of pneumonia last year

Naegleria claims another life in Karachi, tally jumps to 15

A patient diagnosed with Naegleria passed away today while he was being treated, the virus has caused serious concerns in the country with the number of patients continually increasing

Dengue virus diagnosed in 16000 people across Pakistan

The dengue pandemic has raised serious concerns across the country with thousands affected, 690 reportedly diagnosed with the virus in the last 24 hours.

Owners penalised, places sealed under dengue act after infestations determined

Places apt for dengue to breed and multiply to be determined and cracked down against, owners of the places to be penalised under the 'dengue act'.

Indian spice mix recalled in US on salmonella contamination

Some batches of a spice mix sold by a top Indian cooking brand were taken off the shelves in the United States for salmonella contamination

Can diet help cancer treatment? Study in mice offers clues

The study was published in the journal Nature.

Rs2bn being spent annually to control hepatitis disease: CM Sindh

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that an amount of two billion rupees was being spent annually to control hepatitis...

China proposed to launch disease free cattle districts in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: China has proposed Pakistan to launch foot and mouth disease-free zones in Pakistan in order to provide right of entry for meat exports to...

Japan team transplants stem cells into brain to treat Parkinson’s

Japanese researchers said Friday they have transplanted stem cells into the brain of a patient in the first stage of an innovative trial to...

Lou Gehrig’s disease may affect the mind

Even though the neurologic disorder known as Lou Gehrig’s disease has long been thought to ravage the body while leaving the mind untouched, a...

1.4 billion risk disease from lack of exercise: WHO

More than 1.4 billion adults are putting themselves at heightened risk of deadly diseases by not getting enough exercise.

Deadly ‘long-lost disease’ rages through Rohingya camps

COX'S BAZAAR: In a makeshift bamboo clinic, small children struggle to draw breath through surgical masks, victims of a forgotten but deadly disease that...

Addictive gaming to be recognised as disease: WHO

GENEVA: "Gaming disorder" will be recognised as a disease later this year following expert consensus over the addictive risks associated with playing electronic games,...

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