Punjab initiates registration of barbers to stem blood-borne diseases

LAHORE – The Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department in the country’s most populous province has decided to register all barbers, hairdressers, and beauticians to stem the spread of blood-borne diseases including Hepatitis. According to a report of a private news channel, the decision was made in a joint meeting with the Punjab Hepatitis Control Program. The action plan includes laboratories,

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‘You are not alone’- Barber Shaves own Head to Pay Heartwarming Tribute to Cancer Patient

ALICANTE: A heartening clip, showing a barber shaving his own head as a tribute to his fellow cancer patient, is capturing the hearts of people around the globe. The clip was shared thousands of times and was originally posted by the barber to whom his colleague visited while having mild hair loss amid chemotherapy. The cancer patient, who had gone

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India surpasses Brazil, attains 2nd spot with most Covid-19 Infections

NEW DELHI: Amid the alarming rise in fresh Covid-19 infections, India has surpassed Brazil and attained the second spot in the world with most cases. The second-most populous country has reported 904 new deaths and 168,912 fresh Covid-19 infections in a single day. The death tally currently stands at 170,179 on Monday (today) whereas the total number of cases has

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Lahore Declared Polio-Free after five Samples Test Negative

LAHORE: Even as novel Covid-19 grapples Punjab capital with its most intense wave, the metropolitan city has successfully eradicated poliovirus. Yes, Pakistan’s second-largest city has been declared free from the contagious virus. The incumbent Deputy Commissioner Muddassir Riaz Malik on Sunday confirmed the development while speaking with press personnel. Malik also took to micro-blogging site Twitter where he claimed that

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16 Patients Lose Vision After Undergoing Surgery Done Under Sehat Card in Multan (VIDEO)

MULTAN – Nearly 16 people claimed to have lost their eyesight after cataract surgeries at Laeeque Rafiq hospital in Multan, it was learnt Saturday. Patients of a batch of 16 operated on the panel of Sehat Sahulat Programme and almost 11 of the patients were affected from post-surgery infections. Patients experienced pain in their eyes a few hours after their

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is real! Here’s all you need to know…

Women are the most delicate, elegant, and fragile creation of Allah Almighty. Allah has blessed women with very unique features and characteristics that are far impressive than men. But at the very same time, Allah has also created health issues for women to be unique such as their kind.  Women have some weird and serious problems regarding their hormones. I

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Giving birth is not always happy – Post Partum Depression

Nature has gifted some outstanding features to women. Women specifically enjoy best of the nature’s blessings. One of the most amazing gifts nature has awarded to women, is to give life, the emergence of a new life into the world. This specialty of women makes it unique and also gives her a respectable position in society, which is known as

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Rent-a-Womb, Surrogacy and Pakistan

Medical science has made extreme advancements in its particular field and is doing wonders everyday. People are amazed by the discoveries of medical sciences. A new remedy has been introduced by doctors for childless couples, which is known as “IVF-In Vitro fertilization”. According to this, if any woman is unable to conceive, then sperms of her husband is made to

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World Cancer Day Special

Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for an estimated 9.6 million deaths in just year 2018. Most common cancers (2018 world-wide): Lung (2.09 million cases) Breast (2.09 million cases) Colorectal (1.80 million cases) Prostate (1.28 million cases) Skin cancer (non-melanoma) (1.04 million cases) Stomach (1.03 million cases) Most deadly cancers: Lung (1.76 million deaths) Colorectal (862 000

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Allowing Heavy Bikes on Motorway Challenged

National Highway and Motorway Police have filed appeal against Islamabad High Court’s (IHC) decision of allowing heavy bikes on motorway. In December last year IHC ordered NH&MP to grant permission to heavy bikers to enter motorway under specific rules and regulations. The NH&MP have gone to supreme court against the decision. The Motorway spokesperson told othernews.pk that the authorities filed

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