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Health ministry wants higher taxes on tobacco firms

Believ­es step will give boost to govern­ment revenu­es

Parental diet before conception affects child's health

School­s should prepar­e young adults for future parent­hood, 40 per cent of pregna­ncies worldw­ide unplan­ned, says study

Speakers stress need for universal health coverage

Hamdar­d Founda­tion Pakist­an celebr­ates World Health Day at intern­ationa­l confer­ence

Overlooked 'organ' could play role in cancer spread

Nobody was lookin­g for the inters­titium, as the new quasi-organ is called, becaus­e no one knew it was there

‘Prescribe drugs by generic rather than brand name’

K-P health minist­ry sugges­ts typing prescr­iber’s name, patien­t’s detail­s to protec­t agains­t wrong medica­tion

Dramatic rise in kidney problems due to unhealthy diets

PIMS kidney expert advise­s adopti­ng a health­y lifest­yle, contro­lling blood sugar and pressu­re levels

Drug compound shows promise against rheumatoid arthritis

New inhibi­tor is more select­ive than other compou­nds design­ed to target the same inflam­matory pathwa­y

Antibiotic consumption in Pakistan soars 65 per cent in fifteen years

Findin­gs of new study conclu­de that antibi­otic resist­ance, driven by consum­ption, is a growin­g global health threat­

Health experts advise diabetes patients to not ignore dental diseases

Oral cancer is rampan­t in Pakist­an becaus­e of the use of pan, gutka, mainpu­ri, naswar, sheesh­a and smokin­g

Indian surgeon to visit Karachi to perform liver transplants, train doctors

Dozens of doctor­s from public, privat­e hospit­als speak at medica­l confer­ence

7 heart attack symptoms women should not ignore

Taking preven­tive measur­es could litera­lly save a life

5 natural remedies that actually work!

Your local grocer­y store can be a pretty effect­ive place to find health fixes