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Investors keep food firms on warning over antibiotics

LONDON: An investor group managing some $5 trillion said it was pleased with the steps taken by fast-food companies to cut the use of...

Parents try to remove doctor in French right-to-die case

The parents of a Frenchman kept alive in a vegetative state for a decade will on Monday try to have the doctor caring for...

Digital therapeutics: tech firms tackle opioid crisis with software

WASHINGTON: Technology firms are taking aim at the opioid crisis and related health problems with a new class of treatments — digital therapeutics —...

Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes

Smokers who have a stroke are much more likely to have another one if they don’t quit or at least cut back, a Chinese...

HIV endemic in Larkana, 410 children affected

LARKANA: HIV screening processes enter their 17th day in District Hospital, Rato Dero. 507 people have been diagnosed with the deadly and incurable disease since...

Soda taxes work in cutting consumption

New research backs the argument that “sin taxes” lead to a reduction in consumption, justifying the use of the duties in combating obesity and...

Lack of anti-rabies vaccination in Sindh results in another death

KARACHI: A child who was bitten by a ‘mad dog’ and contracted rabies, died due to non availability of vaccination for the age-old disease. The...

Without heart disease, daily aspirin may be too risky

For people without heart disease, taking a daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks and strokes may increase the risk of severe brain bleeding to...

UN official blasts violence against Ebola teams in DR Congo

The UN special representative to DR Congo has blasted rumours that the world body was trying to cash in on an Ebola epidemic that...

Doctor plans to withdraw life support in French right-to-die case

The doctor of a Frenchman whose family has kept him alive in a vegetative state for a decade has informed them that he plans...

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United Nations honours Pakistani Peacekeeper

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Preparations of new domestic cricket structure enters its final stages

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