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Novo Nordisk submits diabetes pill for US approval

COPENHAGEN: Novo Nordisk has submitted its oral semaglutide drug, a pill it hopes will transform the diabetes market, for approval in the United States. The...

Pakistani population has high antimicrobial resistance levels: study

A comprehensive analysis of sewage collected from 74 cities in 60 countries has revealed that Pakistan has high antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in healthy population. It was...

Common weedkiller contributed to man’s cancer: jury

A weedkiller was a “substantial factor” in the cancer of a US man who developed a lump in his throat after decades of spraying...

FDA puts partial hold on clinical trials of AbbVie’s cancer drug

WASHINGTON: AbbVie Inc said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration placed a partial clinical hold on all trials of its cancer drug...

Cancer deaths falling for half decade in EU: study

The death rate from cancer has been falling for half a decade in the EU, researchers said Tuesday, although the overall number is expected...

Short walk once-a-week can lower risk of death: study

PARIS: A brisk stroll once or twice a week is enough to reduce the risk of dying from heart attack, stroke or cancer, according...

New data in eternal debate over eggs, heart health

WASHINGTON: The debate over whether eggs are good for you is age-old: while a good source of protein, they also contain potentially harmful cholesterol.  Now,...

Pakistan ranks eighth globally in kidney diseases

KARACHI: Experts at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) said Pakistan stands at eighth number worldwide for high prevalence of kidney diseases...

WHO urges governments to enforce bans on tobacco advertising, promotion

World Health Organization is urging governments to enforce bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship at sporting events, including when hosting or receiving broadcasts...

Experts call for halt to gene editing that results in ‘designer babies’

CHICAGO:  Top scientists and ethicists from seven countries on Wednesday called for a global moratorium on gene editing of human eggs, sperm or embryos...

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Maleeha Lodhi urges for joint efforts to achieve goals

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PM Imran’s signed bat, ball fetch millions in Canada

EDMONTON, Canada: An autographed bat and ball of Prime Minister Imran Khan were auctioned for raising funds for the construction of Diamer Basha and...

Thailand votes in face-off between coup leader and ‘democratic front’

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NZ to hold national remembrance for Christchurch next Friday

CHRISTCHURCH:  New Zealand will hold a national remembrance service on March 29 for the victims of the Christchurch mosque massacre and their families, the...

Occupied Kashmir observes shutter down strike over banning JKLF

SRINAGAR: A complete shutter down strike is being observed in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) against the banning of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF)...