Category Archives: Health

Smoke fast and die young

Written By: Kaneez Fizza Karachi: As a popular saying goes by…”SMOKING IS VERY DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH”. But why people are still smoking? Thinking about this argument I have decided to write an article related to smoking. Because I envision … Continue reading

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Child Labour in Pakistan

By: Aliza Sohail, Anosha Ahmed, Ayesha Noor, Ayesha Nasir & Jawaria Khan Karachi: According to the International Labour organisation (ILO) child labour is defined as, the work that has mentally, physically, socially or morally dangerous and harmful effect on children’s, depriving … Continue reading

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The 3Ds Dilemma- (Diabetes-Depression-Diabetic Neuropathy)

By: Dr. Muhammad Umair khan Do you ever notice that why people who are suffering from Diabetes have other severe disorders like Depression, Hypertension, Obesity and Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy???? No!!! Because Diabetes is a disorder which becomes the stimulus (etiology) for … Continue reading

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Dark Realities of Whitening Creams

A new research study by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) titled “Mercury Added Products: Exposure and Health Risks of Skin Whitening Creams (SWCs)” revealed startling facts of alarmingly high concentration of mercury contents in fairness creams.
Mercury is the third most hazardous substance of global concern and exposure to even small amount may cause serious health implications.
According to the study in some of the SWCs brands, the mercury contents level found as high as 20,000 ppm (parts per million) against the allowed limit of 1 ppm, which is criminal. Continue reading

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Depression: What You Can Do On Your Own

According to the WHO, only 400 psychiatrists and 5 psychiatric hospitals exist within the entire country for a population exceeding 180 million. This roughly translates to an alarming psychiatrist-to-person ratio of 1 to half a million people. Continue reading

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