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  • Hormone replacement therapy: Women who take HRT during menopause 'risk hearing loss'

    May 11, 2017 1:15 PM 6

    WOMEN who take hormone replacement therapy during the menopause risk hearing loss, a study revealed. Earlier studies suggested that menopause may increase the risk for hearing loss, due to a reduction in oestrogen levels. It was also previously thought that and that postmenopausal hormone therapy might slow hearing decline by 'replacing' oestrogen

  • Suffering from chronic pain? Drinking coffee and getting more sleep may help ease the pain!

    May 9, 2017 6:17 PM 7

    A new research suggests that sleeping habits coupled with daytime alertness-promoting agents such as coffee might help to get relief from the pain. New York: Do you want to get relief from chronic pain without taking any painkillers? Well, a new research suggests that sleeping habits coupled with daytime alertness-promoting agents such as coffee might

  • Paramedic suffering heart attack drives himself to hospital

    May 9, 2017 12:19 PM 4

    An on-call paramedic used his own equipment to diagnose himself as suffering a heart attack, and then drove himself to the nearest hospital in Victoria, Australia. David Watson, 52, was working alone on a Sunday evening shift when he felt the "crushing chest pain and tingles down both arms", he told 9NEWS. Mr Watson dashed to his ambulance to hook himself

  • These are the jobs with the least amount of sleep

    May 8, 2017 7:49 AM 3

    A new survey has revealed the jobs which lead to most sleep deprivation. According to the Daily Mail, it was conducted by Sealy, a mattress brand, who asked 15,000 all around the world how much sleep they get and what job they are in. The people who came out on top were mothers with 25 percent admitting that they only get less than 5 hours sleep each night

  • Colorado hospitals see surge in youth pot illness since state legalization

    May 7, 2017 8:37 PM 4

    Colorado hospitals have experienced a surge in visits involving teenagers and young adults testing positive for marijuana since the state legalized medical and recreational pot, according to research. The annual number of marijuana-related emergency room visits logged by Colorado’s children’s hospital system spiked from 106 in 2005 to 631 in 2014, Dr. George

  • K-P issues chikungunya alert

    May 7, 2017 6:01 AM 5

    ISLAMABAD: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Health Department has decided to declare seven districts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa sensitive for chikungunya disease. As first step, the health department said two teams have been sent to hospitals in Swabi to inform the health officials about the threat of the disease outbreak, precautions, diagnosis and treatment

  • PPL-funded NICU inaugurated at Indus Hospital

    May 3, 2017 1:47 AM 5

    The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) Syed Wamiq Bokhari inaugurated the PPL-funded Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Indus Hospital (IH)’s Shaikh Saeed Memorial Campus (SSMC), Karachi on Tuesday. CEO, IH Dr. Abdul Bari Khan and Senior Manager Administration, SSMC Dr. Farah Bari along with representatives

  • Illegal kidney trade racket uncovered in Pakistan

    May 2, 2017 2:56 PM 4

    LAHORE, Pakistan: Pakistani investigators have uncovered an illegal kidney donation racket and arrested six people, including two doctors, after raiding a house where unauthorised surgeries were reportedly underway, a senior official told AFP Monday. Authorities say the gang was involved in selling kidneys to international clients, particularly from wealthy

  • Girl's death raises Chickenpox toll to 17

    May 2, 2017 1:35 AM 3

    FAISALABAD - Another teenage girl died of chickenpox here at Allied Hospital on Monday, raising the death toll to 17 so far in the year 2017. According to hospital sources, 17-year-old Maleeha, resident of district Sargodha was brought to Allied Hospital, Faisalabad some two days ago. She remained under treatment and breathed her last on Monday

  • Another case of Congo virus detected in Balochistan

    April 24, 2017 1:07 AM 10

    QUETTA - A new case of Congo virus has been confirmed in Kohlu area of Balochistan, local hospital sources said on Sunday. A patient suspected of suffering from the Congo virus was admitted to Fatima Jinnah hospital three days ago. The patient remains under treatment at the hospital and has been declared to be out of danger, the sources said. This is the second