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, Feb 8: The cabinet sub-committee headed by Sirdar Zulfiqar Khosa is learnt to have agreed to a proposal to disband five research companies of the agriculture department.
The companies were formed in 2007 to conduct research on rice, cotton, sugarcane, citrus and mango but four of them could not be made operational despite the formulation of their boards of governors, officials said on Tuesday.
ISLAMABAD, Dec 20: Director United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Dr Tariq Banuri here on Monday said energy was a key to sustainable development of Pakistan.
LONDON: Tucking into more spinach and other green leafy vegetables can reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes, a study published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) said.
KARACHI, Nov 14: Ninety per cent of women and their newborns were found to be suffering from vitamin D deficiency in a recent research conducted at the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS).
LONDON: Recent research shows that cinnamon does more than just ward off diabetes and heart disease -- it also makes you smarter.
LAHORE, Nov 7: A large batch of interferon injection --- produced indigenously for the poor hepatitis patients after getting the manufacturing process patented in 2008 --will expire in December due to an indifferent attitude of the federal ministries of health and science and technology, Dawn has learnt.
KARACHI, July 6: The whale shark that had died after becoming entangled in a net cast off the Hawkesbay beach was chopped on Tuesday morning and taken away for use in poultry feed as Sindh Wildlife Department staff failed to move decisively to take its possession.
KARACHI, April 16: A team of researchers at Karachi University has developed a novel edible film from wheat protein (gluten) that can be used as a sealing and packaging material to increase the shelf-life of a number of processed and unprocessed foods. The process, the researchers claim, could have a wide-ranging impact on the agriculture sector by reducing the country’s high post-harvest losses, especially of fruits and vegetables, bringing their prices down and boosting exports.