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How An Omega-6 Fatty Acid May Keep Heart Disease At Bay


July 22, 2019

New research in a mouse model zooms in on the cellular mechanisms that may explain the cardiovascular benefits of a specific kind of omega-6 fatty acid Islamabad (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / Online -) New research in a mouse model zooms in on the cellular mechanisms that may explain the cardiovascular benefits of a specific kind of omega-6 fatty acid.New …

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Alzheimer’s: Common Gene Explains Why Some Drugs Fail


July 22, 2019

New insights into a specific gene variant may help to explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work in certain people but may fail in others Islamabad (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / Online – ) New insights into a specific gene variant may help to explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work in certain people but may fail in others. The findings call for a more personalized …

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Special anti-polio drive begins in Balochistan today


July 22, 2019

QUETTA: A special anti-polio campaign will be launched in Naseerabad, Jaffarabad, Jhal Magsi and Sobatpur districts of Balochistan on Monday. In the second phase, the campaign will begin in Quetta and Qilla Abdullah districts on July 29. Rashid Razaq, coordinator of the Polio Emergency Operation Centre in Balochistan, said in a statement here on Sunday that the special campaign had …

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Higher Iron Levels May Protect Arteries But Raise Clot Risk


July 21, 2019

Having higher natural levels of iron could be both good and bad for cardiovascular health, according to new research Islamabad (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / Online – ) Having higher natural levels of iron could be both good and bad for cardiovascular health, according to new research. On one hand, it may lower the risk of clogged arteries, but on …

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How A Gut Infection Might Spark Parkinson’s


July 21, 2019

Over recent years, researchers have become increasingly interested in the link between the immune system and Parkinson’s disease Islamabad (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / Online -) Over recent years, researchers have become increasingly interested in the link between the immune system and Parkinson’s disease. Using a mouse model, scientists recently explored the potential role of a bacterial gut infection.A …

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Metabolic Factors Likely Contribute To Anorexia


July 21, 2019

Scientists have defined anorexia nervosa as a metabolic as well as a psychiatric illness Islamabad (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / Online – ) Scientists have defined anorexia nervosa as a metabolic as well as a psychiatric illness. They suggest that treatments should address the hybrid nature of the potentially lethal eating disorder.A new study explores the genetic underpinnings of …

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Provincial Health Minister Hears Public Issues In Open Court In Kohlu


July 21, 2019

Provincial Health Minister Mir Naseebullah Khan Marri on Friday held an open court in his constituency Kohlu, with an aim to resolve public issues at their doorsteps QUETTA, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – APP –  ) :Provincial Health Minister Mir Naseebullah Khan Marri on Friday held an open court in his constituency Kohlu, with an aim to resolve public issues at …

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1769 Prisoners Screened At Health Camp


July 20, 2019

1769 prisoners of 6000 Rawalpindi Central Jail Adiala screened themselves at a special medical camp on Friday RAWALPINDI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – APP –  ) :1769 prisoners of 6000 Rawalpindi Central Jail Adiala screened themselves at a special medical camp on Friday.District Health Officer (DHO), Dr Tahir Rizvi told APP that of the 1769 officials screened, Hepatitis C was found positive …

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Medical Selfies Help Patients Feel Satisfied: Study


July 20, 2019

Taking medical ‘selfies’ and sharing them with a doctor empowers and reassures patients and can improve their relationship with the medical practitioner, a research has found ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – APP –  ) :Taking medical ‘selfies’ and sharing them with a doctor empowers and reassures patients and can improve their relationship with the medical practitioner, a research has …

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China To Launch Clinical Trial Of Long Lasting HIV Vaccine


July 20, 2019

Chinese scientists will begin the second-phase clinical trial of an HIV vaccine on 160 volunteers, Friday’s China Daily reported BEIJING, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – APP – ) :Chinese scientists will begin the second-phase clinical trial of an HIV vaccine on 160 volunteers, Friday’s China Daily reported. The candidate vaccine, DNA-rTV, relies on replication of the DNA of HIV to stimulate effective …

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