World Hepatitis Day to be observed today
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World Hepatitis Day to be observed today

KARACHI: The World Hepatitis Day will be observed in the city along with the other…

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Molecular scalpel hope for Duchenne muscular dystrophy
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Molecular scalpel hope for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

A ‘molecular scalpel’ shows promise in patients with a deadly muscle wasting condition, according to…

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Clue to male infertility found
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Clue to male infertility found

Middle class China turns to private health insurance
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Middle class China turns to private health insurance

State should take obese kids from parents: US doctors
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State should take obese kids from parents: US doctors

The government should have the right to remove severely obese children from their parents home…

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Pak-German-French cooperation to improve health facilities in FATA
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Pak-German-French cooperation to improve health facilities in FATA

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan, France and Germany on Tuesday signed an agreement to increase the funding for…

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Obese man in court fight for surgery
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Obese man in court fight for surgery

A man weighing 22 stone launched a court appeal Monday against a decision to refuse…

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Suicide rates in Europe ‘linked’ to financial crisis
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Suicide rates in Europe ‘linked’ to financial crisis

The financial crisis “almost certainly” led to an increase in suicides across Europe, health experts…

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Surgeons carry out first synthetic windpipe transplant
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Surgeons carry out first synthetic windpipe transplant

Surgeons in Sweden have carried out the world’s first synthetic organ transplant.Scientists in London created…

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Who wants to live forever? Scientist sees aging cured
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Who wants to live forever? Scientist sees aging cured

LONDON: If Aubrey de Grey’s predictions are right, the first person who will live to…

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Logistics and Procurement Cell launched
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Logistics and Procurement Cell launched

ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday launched first Logistics and Procurement Cell in Pakistan with the…

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Millions will die if India stops AIDS drugs: U.N.
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Millions will die if India stops AIDS drugs: U.N.

NEW DELHI: Millions of people dependent on life-saving generic drugs to treat HIV/AIDS will die…

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Babies can ‘hear’ emotion as early as three months old
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Babies can ‘hear’ emotion as early as three months old

Babies can respond to emotions in a human voice at just three months old –…

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Diabetes rate ‘doubles’ – Imperial College and Harvard research suggests
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Diabetes rate ‘doubles’ – Imperial College and Harvard research suggests

The number of adults with diabetes in the world has more than doubled since 1980,…

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Philip Morris fights Australian packaging rules
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Philip Morris fights Australian packaging rules

SYDNEY: Tobacco giant Philip Morris launched legal action on Monday against the Australian government over…

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