KARACHI, Aug 30: Natural honey relieves pain and heals infections and wounds, including those caused by diabetes. It has also been found to be helpful in the treatment of cancer, chemotherapy-induced oral mucositis (painful inflammation and ulceration of the mucous membrane lining the digestive tract) and parasitic diseases.
PESHAWAR, July 4: The United Nations International Children`s Emergency Fund (Unicef) has expressed the hope that its support to the government`s polio eradication efforts through third party and role of religious leaders will make inroads into the high-risk areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas.
LAHORE - The recent deaths of heart patients have showed the dependence of the provincial government’s health apparatus on one person, turning it into a ‘one-man-show’.
LAHORE: The government of Punjab has announced to close all the educational institutions in Lahore from tomorrow as a safety measure against the dengue pandemic that has killed many in the Punjab and mostly in Lahore.
All institutions will be sprayed with the dengue insecticide, which will be completed in 10 days.
ISLAMABAD: The UN Children`s Fund, Unicef, warned on Tuesday that Pakistan stands in the way of global eradication of polio and could potentially be the last reservoir worldwide of the crippling disease.
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) has found 12 out of 77 bottled water brands unsafe for human consumption. Twelve out of 77 bottled water brands are unsafe, says the PCRWR quarterly-year (April-June) report. According to the 15-page report, Nadiq Water, Pan Pure, Maz Fresh, Marjan, Vina, Aqua-One, Active, Nation, Hamaliya, Aqua National, Pineo and Asal Pio Na, are unsafe and a major cause of serious health hazards.
RAWALPINDI: A water filtration plant set up in a low income housing colony of Pakistan Railways in Westridge has been lying almost dry since its inauguration.