KARACHI – Anemia is a serious medical condition in which the level of hemoglobin (Hb) becomes low beyond the normal levels. Simply blood loss or the destruction of Red Blood Cells (RBC) is the major cause of anemia. Generally it can be cured by taking proper diet that includes meat, poultry, green vegetables, fruits, sea foods and vitamin supplements.
LAHORE, Oct 12: The Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre on Wednesday organised an event to observe International Breast Cancer Awareness Day` on We dnesday, as a part of a campaign being launched by the facility to sensitise the masses to the disease.
LAHORE, Oct 6: Seven people fell prey to the fatal dengue on Thursday, while the Punjab health department that is constantly misreporting dengue fever and death cases, stated that only two deaths have been recorded.
LAHORE: The Punjab government has started working on a Drugs Act so as to, what officials said on Thursday, fill the vacuum created after the devolution of the health ministry to provinces under the 18th Amendment.
LAHORE: The new spell of the monsoon rains began on Thursday and the Met Office forecast isolated heavy falls in several cities in Punjab, including Lahore, and upper parts of the country in the next 48 hours.
Heavy rains and strong winds may generate urban and flash flooding in the local rivers and streams, said the Met Department in its warning.
KARACHI, March 25: Like elsewhere across the world, various government and nongovernmental organisations in the city have announced that they will switch off nonessential lights at their premises on Saturday from 8.30pm to 9.30pm to observe the Earth Hour.
ISLAMABAD, March 24: Members of Young Doctors Association (YDA) at the Federal Government Services Hospital (Polyclinic) on Thursday threatened to close down the outpatient department (OPD) at the hospital from March 26.
The junior doctors at Polyclinic have been protesting for the last nine days demanding pay raise and other facilities.
KARACHI, March 23: The Pakistan Meteorological Department observed World Meteorological Day (March 23) by organising an exhibition at the Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics on Wednesday.
The display, whose theme is ‘climate for you’, will continue till March 25.
ISLAMABAD, March 22: Pakistan is facing serious challenge of depleting water resources as the rapid urbanisation is posing serious impediment in the provision of safe drinking water to the people.
KARACHI, March 22: The Sindh High Court on Tuesday again directed the City District Government Karachi and Regional Transport Authority to file comments as to why outdated vehicles were being re-registered and bus stops not assigned for public transport under the law.