Medics, paramedics, nurses reject new job structure
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Medics, paramedics, nurses reject new job structure

ISLAMABAD : The nurses of the federal government hospital as well as doctors and non-medical…

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Battle over condoms enters Philippine Congress
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Battle over condoms enters Philippine Congress

MANILA, Philippines – The president says he is ready to face excommunication from the Roman…

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New partnership between British company and the Sindh health department
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New partnership between British company and the Sindh health department

LONDON – The United Kingdom’s Minister for South Asia, Alistair Burt, during his visit to…

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UPDATE 2-Takeda to reveal $12 bln purchase of Nycomed Wednesday
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UPDATE 2-Takeda to reveal $12 bln purchase of Nycomed Wednesday

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co , Japan’s largest drugmaker, will announce the 1 trillion yen ($12 billion)…

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How to square budget cuts, need for aging research
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How to square budget cuts, need for aging research

WASHINGTON: A disease standoff may be brewing: How can Alzheimer’s research receive more scarce dollars…

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Scientists find “master switch” gene for obesity
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Scientists find “master switch” gene for obesity

LONDON: Scientists have found that a gene linked to diabetes and cholesterol is a “master…

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The nose knows: Allergy season here with
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The nose knows: Allergy season here with

There may be a whiff of truth to claims by allergy sufferers who sniffle that…

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Anti-retroviral drugs ‘help reduce’ HIV transmission
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Anti-retroviral drugs ‘help reduce’ HIV transmission

An HIV-positive person who takes anti-retroviral drugs after diagnosis, rather than when their health declines,…

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Alarming combo: Bedbugs with ‘superbug’ germ found
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Alarming combo: Bedbugs with ‘superbug’ germ found

ATLANTA: Hate insects? Afraid of germs? Researchers are reporting an alarming combination: bedbugs carrying a…

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Breastfed babies ‘develop fewer behaviour problems’
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Breastfed babies ‘develop fewer behaviour problems’

Children who are breastfed for four months or more develop fewer behaviour problems, Oxford researchers…

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Full face transplant patient makes 1st appearance
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Full face transplant patient makes 1st appearance

BOSTON: The nation’s first full face transplant recipient said the first thing his young daughter…

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Philippine city holds mass circumcision for youths
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Philippine city holds mass circumcision for youths

Philippines: Hundreds of boys in a Philippine city turned out Saturday for a daylong “circumcision…

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Health care costs a hefty price tag for Pentagon
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Health care costs a hefty price tag for Pentagon

WASHINGTON: A military built for fighting wars is looking more and more like a health…

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Bulging Midriffs Signal Higher Health Risks
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Bulging Midriffs Signal Higher Health Risks

There is compelling new evidence that a little bit of belly fat can be extremely…

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