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Non-communicable diseases cause 74% of global deaths: WHO

GENEVA: Non-communicable diseases like heart disease, cancer and diabetes are responsible for 74 percent of deaths globally and cracking down on risk factors...

Dengue virus grips Karachi, infects 403 in 24 hours

KARACHI: At least 403 people in Karachi have been diagnosed with dengue virus  in the last 24 hours, Sindh’s health department said on Friday.Dengue...

Nighttime meals may be detrimental to mental health: study

Findings of new research suggest that eating during the daytime instead of the night can reduce the chances of developing depression and anxiety.Interfering...

Genetically modified purple tomatoes soon to hit US market

After over a decade of research and development, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has finally approved a  nutritionally enhanced purple tomato.The gene-edited...

Fever medicines disappear as dengue breaks out across country

KARACHI: Following the countrywide unprecedented floods that have submerged almost one-third of Pakistan, waterborne dengue infection has broken out in all four provinces,...

Egypt records its first monkeypox case

CAIRO: Egypt has recorded its first case of the monkeypox virus, in a man who travelled regularly to Europe, the country’s health ministry...

India approves its first nasal vaccine for COVID-19

NEW DELHI: India approved a locally developed, needle-free and nasally administered Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use on Tuesday, in a boost to the...

UK approves Pfizer bivalent Covid vaccine ahead of booster drive

LONDON: The UK's drug regulator said Saturday it had approved an updated Covid-19 jab by Pfizer/BioNTEch targeting the original virus and a subvariant...

Science has found a way to replace cow milk

With people wanting to shift to a vegan diet and stop consuming animals, the dairy industry has to adapt to changes as well.Science...

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