Google announced on Tuesday a partnership with the European drug maker Novartis to develop a smart contact lens with the potential to monitor the wearer’s blood sugar levels.
The agreement is among recent moves into the health care sector by technology giants including Apple and Samsung . . . → Read More: Health care to benefit from Google technology
Over the last few weeks, Pakistani doctors have staged several strikes and taken to the streets to protest. The most recent strike ended on Monday morning after a 20-day work stoppage.
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New research shows how some common tests and procedures aren’t just expensive, but can do more harm than good.
Dr. Stephen Smith, Professor emeritus of family medicine at Brown University School of Medicine, tells his physician not to order a PSA blood test for prostate cancer or an annual electrocardiogram to screen for heart irregularities, . . . → Read More: Say No To Medical Tests!!!
The Punjab government on Monday approved an Rs 5.2 billion package for doctors, paramedics and staff nurses by increasing their salaries but the Young Doctors Association (YDA) rejected the move. After announcement of the pay package by the Punjab government, the doctors’ community was divided into two groups with the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) welcoming . . . → Read More: Punjab government announces Rs 5.2 billion for doctors
George Fulton, aka George the foreigner, who became a Pakistani (thanks to a dictator’s Prime Minister) has been true to form. After nine years, he has written two columns (Express Tribune March 2 and 3) to say Khuda-Hafiz in our words, and Good-bye in his, to Pakistan. In these columns, he has castigated Pakistan’s military . . . → Read More: FULTON’S FULMINATIONS