Economic Development has proved to be the Best and most Effective contraceptive

ISLAMABAD: One of the most important problems which the country is facing is the population explosion. With the present population growth, we cannot cope with providing even primary healthcare and primary education to the entire population with limited resources at our disposal. Increasing population puts further pressure and burden on the existing healthcare facilities, education facilities and social services.

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Participants get an opportunity to see cutting edge surgery in colorectal diseases-Mumtaz Mahar

KARACHI: Surgical Week for Colorectal Diseases being organized at country’s premier postgraduate medical center JPMC for the last twelve years provides a unique opportunity to the participants to see cutting edge surgery performed by world renowned Master Trainers. It is a unique course and learning opportunity which consists of lectures, interactive discussion, live surgery and consultant corner. This was stated by Prof. Mumtaz Mahar an eminent Laparoscopic, Colorectal Surgeon while speaking in the inaugural session of the four day course which started on October 8, 2018.

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NICVD establishes Preventive Cardiology Dept. to start programme for prevention of cardiac diseases

KARACHI: Sindh Government has enhanced the budget of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) 120 times by increasing it to 8.5 billion rupees from just Rs. 700M in 2012-13, which made it ‘Center of National Unity’ where people from all the provinces and areas of Pakistan are coming to acquire state-of-the-art cardiac treatment services. This facility has not only become a symbol of excellence in Pakistan but in the entire region where patients are being provided free of charge health facilities without any discrimination.

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Ranking of Journals as per HEC-Journal Prestige Management System

RAWALPINDI: National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) organized an interactive learning session on “Ranking of Medicine Journals as per HEC-Journal Prestige Management System (JPMS)” for the top leadership of research and academia under HEC nominated advisor Dr. Muddassar Farooq, Professor & Chief of Innovation, NUST College of E&ME at the Library Conference Room of AM College (NUMS) on Tuesday, 2nd October 2018.

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The effects of cardiovascular risk factor combined anti-platelet therapy and the risk of cerebrovascular events in patients with T2DM

Objective: We investigated the prognostic significance of metabolic risk scores and aspirin with respect to cerebrovascular events.

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Pancreatic cancer: flexibility of cancer cells determines where metastases form

Pancreatic cancer often spreads, forming metastases in the liver or lungs. The prognosis is better for patients with metastases in the lungs. However, the organ that is more likely to be affected depends on the cancer cells ability to alter their characteristics and shape as a research team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has discovered.

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Self-monitoring of Type-2 diabetes reduces follow-up costs by more than half

Self-monitoring of type 2 diabetes used in combination with an electronic feedback system results in considerable savings on health care costs especially in sparsely populated areas, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows.

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