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.
LAHORE - Poor implementation of environmental laws and regulations cost the country Rs 1 billion daily as threats of further deterioration loom large amid a rising population, depleting resources and global warming. The country is vulnerable to frequent natural disasters in the form of droughts, floods and earthquakes which cost the country additional losses amounting to billions.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has informally been warned by the World Health organization (WHO) to control spreading of the diseases including polio, HIV aides and hepatitis in the country on emergency basis otherwise it would be placed among the countries on ‘watch’ where the international travelers visiting or coming out of it would be required to inform to the organization under world body about their movement.
ISLAMABAD, Nov 9: Four western agencies working in Sindh to help millions of people affected by the floods came out on Wednesday with a sombre warning, saying a shortage of funds might force them to close their relief programmes.
PESHAWAR, Feb 11: The health department has decided to put in place a uniform waste management policy for the government and private hospitals in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to ensure proper disposal of medical waste.
ISLAMABAD, Jan 30: The Ministry of Health has failed to check the import and sale of unregistered syringes, a major source of deadly diseases like Aids and hepatitis.
KARACHI, Jan 19: Amid considerably increased flulike activities, including those of dengue fever and swine flu, health experts at a seminar on Wednesday stressed the need for establishing a national centre for infectious diseases control and prevention comprising scientists and medical experts from the public and the private sectors.
epaper.dawn.com/ArticleText.aspxRAWALPINDI, Jan 13: A woman died of swine flu at the Holy Family Hospital on Wednesday night.
Dr Javed Hayat, the in-charge of the infectious diseases unit at HFH, confirmed that Saeeda was diagnosed with H1N1 swine flu virus and died at the hospital last night. She was a resident of Mungoot in Gujar Khan.
The patient was brought to the hospital last week with the complaints of fever and flu.