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How to increase the chances of remaining virus free Pakistani patients with HCV?

Hepatitis C is a health care problem all over the world, with 130 million patients infected the world over. The treatment is expensive and has variable results according to the genotype of the infecting virus. The first land mark in treatment is the virus clearance at the end of the treatment call...

Awareness About Condoms Among Pakistani Punjabis is Very Low

Only four percent of people in Pakistan's Punjab province know about the use of condoms in the prevention of sexually-transmitted diseases (STD) and Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Sydrome (AIDS). The survey conducted by Behaviour Change Communication Services also found that people in the prov...

Every Fourth Pakistani Above 15 is Overweight or Obese: Study

One in four Pakistani adults aged 15 years and above is overweight or obese, says a study on obesity and its link with hypertension and diabetes//. The study has a bearing on South Asia's health trends because of the similarities among the people's food habits and lifestyle in the Indian subc...

‘Family Honour’ Hinder Pakistani Girls In Getting Educatin

Many girls in Pakistan, especially in rural areas, cannot go to school because their parents fear that sending them outside their neighborhoods// would go against their 'family honour', states a World Bank report. "The net primary enrolment rate for girls in Pakistan is only about 42 to 45 per...

Chennai Hospital Treats Pakistani Blue Baby

A blue baby from Pakistan was given a new lease of life by doctors in the Indian city of Chennai at the Sri M.G. Ramachandra Medical College and Hospital.// Fifteen-month-old Maxwell Qayyum was suffering from a restricted flow of oxygenated blood. He was operated upon in Chennai, and he is reported...

Pakistan Crisis Puts Pregnant Women At Increased Risk

...PA Launches Emergency Appeal for Maternal Health Care for the Displaced ISLAMABAD, Pakistan and UNITED NATIONS, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- pakistani women uprooted by fighting in the Swat Valley have critical health needs that relief operations must urgently address, says UNFPA, the United Nations ...

Oscar Nominated Films Raise Polio Awareness

...es health organizations and governments face during the final stages of polio eradication. The film follows health workers as they immunize Indian and pakistani children, explaining how they overcome cultural misunderstandings that make some parents wary of the oral polio vaccine. Several scenes show Rotary cl...

Large health differences between population groups in Norway

...ll time employment. At the other end of the scale, pakistani women had the lowest proportion of full time emplo...among Sri Lankan women (0 percent), Vietnamese and pakistani women (4 percent), and Sri Lankan men (19 percent)...an consumed no alcohol, or less than once a month. pakistani men's consumption was low and similar to that of...

Pakistan introduces vaccine to prevent top child killer

...ain damaged. Globally, over 1,000 children under 5 years of age die from Hib-related diseases each day. "This is excellent news for generations of pakistani children and their families. Pakistan is the largest country to date of all developing countries to introduce Hib vaccine into their national immuniza...

New cardiovascular score developed to improve heart attack and stroke detection

...ic groups are at much greater risk than the general population, with men of pakistani background being nearly twice as likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke....e risk of CVD in this portion of the population, indicating that in Indian, pakistani and Bangladeshi women, the risk is 43 per cent, 80 per cent and 35 per cent...

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Pakistani in Medical Technology

Immigrants From India, Pakistan Face U.S. Prostate, Breast Cancer Risks

...ed by American Cancer Society, is the first epidemiological analysis of the pakistani and Indian immigrant population. The authors looked at data from the Survei...he top cancer is prostate cancer for men and breast cancer for women. The pakistani and Indian immigrant population in the United States also experiences risin...

38.7 Million People Break Guinness World Record for Stand Up Speak Out on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

...rs called on the Arroyo government to change their position regarding the worsening condition of millions of Filipinos trapped in poverty. -- pakistani campaigners mobilised over 3.5 million including thousands who helped unfurl a 10km-long banner, In Bahawalpur carrying one million written me...

Why Is Polio Spreading in Pakistan?

...oice certainly has to irk some of the leftists who think the only good prescription drug is a generic (or compulsory licensed) drug. But, unlike the pakistani situation, such preferences may not be irrational. Africans have been subjected to so many counterfeit drugs over the years that avoiding those claim...
Pakistani in Medical Dictionary

Palpitation

...good home remedy for palpitation is the honey. ... ... Events. Archives. Presentations on Palpitation and Coronary Artery Disease by Leading pakistani ... "Palpitations is an abnormal sensation of pounding or ... Heart Palpitation Rapid or irregular heart rate , Anxiety attacks, Self-Help, Pa...
Pakistani in Biological News

Straw bale house survives violent shaking at earthquake lab

... straw bale houses she has been building since 2006 throughout the northwest frontier provinces of Pakistan, in the foothills of the Himalayas between pakistani tribal areas and Kashmir. Her design uses bales as structural and load-bearing components rather than just insulation as in other straw-bale designs. ...

Columbia geneticists uncover new gene involved in determining hair texture and density in humans

...search has shown that woolly hair was common among pakistani families, Dr. Christiano and her colleagues set ou...arch has focused on dermatologic variants found in pakistani families, as they often represent ideal subjects f...am performed a genetic analysis of six families of pakistani origin, who all shared hereditary woolly hair. The...

Life-saving clean water project secures $13M from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

...s and aid agencies. Emergency-relief operations dealing with the aftermath of disasters such as the recent floods in Mexico, the Asian tsunami and the pakistani earthquake would also benefit from low-skill, dependable water testing carried out on the spot. The Aquatest project will be led by Dr Stephen Gun...

'Lucky 13' as new gene discovery offers further hope for childhood blindness

...opulations where marriage to first or second cousins is common, such as the pakistani community. "If a parent is found to carry a mutation in the LCA5 gene,...ul to inform and counsel the families most at risk, particularly within the pakistani communities both in the UK and Northern Pakistan. The findings have be...
Pakistani in Biological Technology

Irish flute passion drives e-commerce spirit for Eaton techie

...nished Irish flutes for less that the cost of materials." But, although the pakistani flutes were considerably cheaper, they did not sound like traditional Irish flutes. When a pakistani entrepreneur contacted Polczynski about selling his flutes on Polczynski's ...

Islands in the Clickstream: Hactivism and Soul Power

...ing recent Israeli-Palestinian battles, criminal hackers or "crackers" affiliated with both sides attacked one another's Web sites. In one incident, a pakistani stole the credit card numbers of members of a pro-Israel lobbying group and posted them on the Web. A single computer in the hands of a child has m...

Yahoo creates "Brand Fanatics"

... North America , preceded Dunaway and cited several examples of targeting consumers where they are most receptive to a given marketing message. In one pakistani campaign, an action figure called Commander Safeguard was used to communicate the importance of hygiene by fighting off villainous germs. It was tailo...
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