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July 15, 2018 12:00 AM PIMS medics honoured over resumption of kidney transplant

Islamabad: The Young Doctors Association (YDA) of the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) has honoured the hospital’s doctors and paramedics involved in kidney transplants. The hospital used to transplant kidneys at a limited scale in the 90s but it got suspended due to the retirement of the transplant surgeon. It resumed free renal transplantation 1

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM 19 injured in South Africa plane crash

PRETORIA: Nineteen people were injured when a plane crashed on Tuesday in a grassy area of the South African capital Pretoria, emergency services said, giving a preliminary toll. Images from the site showed the plane broken into several pieces as paramedics helped survivors out of the aircraft and treated patients at the scene as firefighters tackled 1

July 5, 2018 2:08 AM US warns Pakistan against outbreak of drug-resistant typhoid fever

WASHINGTON: The United States issued a health warning for Pakistan on Wednesday, alerting people against an ongoing outbreak of “extensively drug-resistant” typhoid fever that does not respond to most antibiotics. In a statement issued in Washington, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urged all travellers to “Pakistan or anywhere 5

July 2, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Slow but sure’ progress toward less toxic tools to fight cancer

BALTIMORE: John Ryan is just one of the miracles to emerge from the Johns Hopkins cancer unit in Baltimore. An immunotherapy treatment -- highly effective in a minority of patients -- saved his life after a lung cancer diagnosis. The retired military nuclear reactor specialist will celebrate his 74’th birthday in July, and his battle with cancer illustrates

June 23, 2018 9:17 PM Live News Updates: Chief Justice directs WAPDA to exempt hospitals from power outages

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June 23, 2018 12:00 AM CJP dissatisfied with conditions at Civil Hospital Sukkur

SUKKUR: The Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Saqib Nisar, visited the Civil Hospital, GMMC on Friday. The CJP, accompanied with judges of the Sindh High Court, inspected various parts of the hospital. He was shocked to find that there is no ventilator in the hospital and asked the Medical Superintendent as to how does he manage the emergencies without

June 16, 2018 12:00 AM Portugal´s parliament legalises cannabis-based medicines

LISBON: Portugal´s parliament overwhelmingly approved a bill on Friday to legalise marijuana-based medicines, after rejecting earlier proposals to allow patients to grow the drug at home. Portugal decriminalised the use of all drugs in 2001 to fight a heroin epidemic, and has legal plantations growing marijuana products for export. But it had trailed 6

June 13, 2018 12:00 AM Caretaker Punjab CM approves Rs80m funds for deserving patients

LAHORE: Caretaker Chief Minister Dr Hasan Askari Rizvi has approved Rs 80 million funds for the treatment of deserving patients. This fund will be utilised for free treatment of deserving patients suffering from cancer and other fatal diseases and transplantation of kidney and liver. In this regard, Dr Rizvi said healing the wounds of the ailing humanity 4

June 10, 2018 12:00 AM 3,000 thalassaemia patients registered with PIMS

Islamabad: Children hospital at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) is providing treatment facilities to as many as 3,000 thalassemia patients on regular basis while on average, 80 to 100 thalassaemia patients visit the hospital in need of blood, plasma or platelets transfusions. The PIMS has a total of 3000 thalassemia patients registered 2

June 6, 2018 5:57 PM Shahid Afridi commends CJP for surprise visits

KARACHI: Star cricketer Shahid Afridi has applauded Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar for his surprise visits to state-run health facilities. Taking to Twitter on Wednesday, the former Pakistan captain said that the chief justice had done a commendable job. The cricketer, however, called on the top judge to spare some time to visit lower 2