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200 people diagnosed with dengue within 24 hours in Karachi

KARACHI: What has now become an epidemic, 207 people have been diagnosed with the dengue virus within the span of 24 hours in Pakistan’s...

Botulism feared responsible for India migratory bird deaths

JAIPUR: Thousands of birds have died at India’s largest inland saltwater lake from suspected botulism, officials said Sunday. The 8,000 carcasses were found over the...

Apple bans vaping apps from App Store

Apple on Friday said it is banning vaping-related apps from its App Store due to concerns that e-cigarette use can damage lungs or even...

Govt committed to make Pakistan polio-free: Dr. Zafar Mirza

KARACHI: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Services Dr. Zafar Mirza on Friday said that the government was committed to make Pakistan a...

Climate change poses ‘lifelong’ child health risk

PARIS: Climate change will damage the health of an entire generation unless there are immediate cuts to fossil fuel emissions, from a rise in...

Indonesians quitting ‘rice addiction’ over diabetes fears

JAKARTA: Indonesian Mirnawati once ate rice with every meal, but its link to diabetes convinced her to join a growing movement to quit a...

Punjab govt making all-out efforts to control dengue: Dr. Yasmeen

LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmeen Rashid on Wednesday said that the provincial government was taking all-out measures to cope with the menace of...

KP govt to kick-start special anti-polio drive from Nov 15

PESHAWAR: The provincial government, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has announced to kick-start a special anti-polio drive from November 15, ARY News reported on Wednesday. The speaker...