Pakistan had the highest rate of stillbirths in 2015 making it the worst performer out of 186 countries, a quintet of studies published by The Lancet on Tuesday reveals.
The medical journal says Pakistan has 43.1 stillbirths per 1,000 total births ? a rate higher than that in Nigeria, Chad, Niger, Guinea-Bissau, Somalia, Djibouti, Central . . . → Read More: Highest Stillbirths rate; Pakistan tops the list
Swine flu is sweeping through Punjab as one more person fell prey to the disease on Sunday, taking the death toll to 13 in the province.
At least 54 cases have been confirmed throughout the province by the illness until now, while 100 cases have been reported to different medical centres.
. . . → Read More: Swine flu in Punjab; 52 cases confirmed
(By Dr Asif Changazi) The earliest cases of epilepsy originate with in Babylonians about 5th Century BC. They supposed it to be initiated by the presence of demons and the altered types of seizures depended on the nature of demon that infected the individual.
“Behold! In the creation of the heavens and the earth; in . . . → Read More: Analyzing Epilepsy
The world’s first anti-ageing drug which may stop people growing old quickly and help them live in good health well beyond their 110s and 120s will be tested on humans in 2016, scientists say.
The Food and Drug Administration in the US has given the go ahead for . . . → Read More: The philosopher’s stone: Drug developed that can potentially extend human life
Experts at a seminar held on Tuesday to create awareness about the dangers of breast cancer warned that the number of deaths caused by the deadly disease was on the rise in Pakistan, with 83,000 such cases reported and around 40,000 women dying of it every year.
They said breast cancer was the most commonly . . . → Read More: 40,000 Pakistani women lose life to Breast Cancer annually: Experts