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Not much evidence new cancer drugs can help patients live longer or improve their...

LONDON Oct 14 (TNS): There’s not much evidence to show that most new cancer drugs approved in Europe in recent years can help patients...

People who sleep poorly are likely to develop a chronic pain condition

LONDON: Sept 21 (TNS): People who sleep poorly may be more likely to develop a chronic pain condition and have worse physical health, a...

Three-day polio eradication drive begins in Karachi

KARACHI Sept 17 (TNS): A three-day polio eradication campaign has begun in Karachi. During the campaign, polio vaccination drops to over two million children will...

 Anti-polio drive to begin in Quetta tomorrow

QUETTA Sept 16 (TNS): A three-day anti-polio campaign will begin in Quetta on September 17, expanding to the rest of the province on September 18,...

Low calorie diet can reverse Type 2 diabetes

Losing less than one gram of fat from the pancreas can re-start insulin production NEWCASTLE, England Sept 16 (TNS): While excess calories lead to a...

Concept of healthy obese no longer exists

ISLAMABAD, Aug 21 (TNS): A new study suggests that overweight and obese people who have been deemed otherwise healthy are actually at an increased...

Chikungunya virus affects 200 people in 2 weeks in Thar

THARPARKAR Aug 17 (TNS): Chikungunya virus while getting out of control in Thar has affected at least 2000 people in a span of two...

Congo Virus claims 3 lives in 2 months

 PESHAWAR Aug 17 (TNS): After life-threatening Dengue fever the deadly Crimean–Congo hemorrhagic fever better known as Congo Virus has also gone berserk here once...

Ionizing radiation can cause cells to turn cancerous

ISLAMABAD, Aug, 14 (TNS): It is well established that exposure to ionizing radiation can result in mutations or other genetic damage that cause cells...

Tourette syndrome: Non-drug therapy to reduce tics

ISLAMABAD, Aug. 13 (TNS): The use of cognitive-behavioral therapy to treat tics in Tourette syndrome may be as effective as and even superior to...

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