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Medical cannabis among top priorities for new Thai government

BANGKOK: Developing a medical cannabis industry is among top policy priorities for Thailand’s new government, according to a document released before the formal announcement. Prime...

Anti-polio campaign starts in Balochistan today

A seven-day anti-polio campaign has kicked off in six districts of Balochistan on Monday. Radio Pakistan reported that Provincial Coordinator of Polio Emergency Operation Center...

Women doctors skip conferences because of family responsibilities

Female cancer experts are more likely than their male colleagues to skip scientific meetings that could offer networking opportunities and a chance to catch...

Dr. Yasmin announces to revamp Punjab Blood Transfusion Authority

LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Health Dr. Yasmin Rashid on Saturday announced to revamp Punjab Blood Transfusion Authority, ARY News reported.   According to a statement...

Smokers have more complications after skin cancer surgery

Complications after skin cancer surgery may be more common in smokers and former smokers, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined outcomes after “Mohs reconstruction,” a...

Rs600mn earmarked to control HIV in Sindh: CM Murad  

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday announced to allocate Rs600mn to control HIV virus in the province, Radio Pakistan reported. Talking...

Rs600mn earmarked to control HIV in Sind: CM Murad  

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday announced to allocate Rs600mn to control HIV virus in the province, Radio Pakistan reported. Talking...

Decades-long lawsuit over lead paint settled

OAKLAND: When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead...

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify

GENEVA: The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo’s Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus...

Buzz off: breakthrough technique eradicates mosquitoes

BEIJING: A breakthrough technique harnessing two methods to target disease-carrying mosquitoes was able to effectively eradicate buzzing biters in two test sites in China,...

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SBP removes President Bank of Punjab, Talib Rizvi

ISLAMABAD: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) today (Wednesday) officially removed the President of Bank of Punjab (BOP), ARY News reported. The State Bank in...

PM Khan’s US visit will be remembered for centuries: Republican leader

WASHINGTON: Acknowledging the success of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to the United States, Republican leader Sajid Tarrar said it would be remembered for...

Fake Bank Accounts Case: 3 accused submit applications for plea bargain

ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI: The ongoing proceedings in the Fake Bank Accounts case today (Wednesday) saw three of the accused agree to plea bargain, ARY News reported. Three...