Category Archives: Health

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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Thalassaemia: Better Test yourself and Save Lives

Pakistan would have a confounding over 200,000 Thalassaemic patients in the next 10 years, the economic burden on society to provide treatment would be approximately Rs4 billion in 2019, while another Rs10 billion would be lost due to the non-productivity of those who brought patients to treatment centers. Continue reading

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 POVERTY: A MENACE BEWILDERING PAKISTAN  

Education plays an important role in eliminating poverty, the higher the education, the better it is for the economy. Continue reading

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