Category: Health

Pakistan, kidney diseases, SIUT

Pakistan 8th most vulnerable country to kidney diseases

Pakistan stands at eighth number worldwide for high prevalence of kidney diseases causing 20,000 deaths annually. This was stated by the experts at the Sindh Institute...

Wireless headphones, Airpods, cancer

Wireless headphones, Airpods ‘pose cancer risk’, scientists warn

NEW YORK: A group of 250 experts have signed a petition to the United Nations and World Health Organisation (WHO) expressing ‘serious concern’ about the risks of...

Air pollution, diabetes risk, China

Air pollution raises diabetes risk in China: study

Long-term exposure to harmful smog particles increases the risk of diabetes, a new study in China has shown, providing evidence for a link between the country’s...

Hip exercises

Hip exercises may improve walking, pain with knee arthritis

Patients with arthritic knees can add hip-strengthening exercises to their workout to improve the ability to walk and maybe reduce pain, according to a research review....

Sinus problems, risk, depression, anxiety

Sinus problems tied to higher risk of depression, anxiety

People who suffer from a common chronic sinus disorder may be more likely than those who don’t to develop depression and anxiety, a Korean study suggests. Researchers...

Aerobic exercise, Aerobic, exercise depression, chronically ill,

Aerobic exercise eases depression, even in chronically ill

People with chronic health problems who suffer from depression may find their mood improve when they do aerobic exercise, a research review suggests. Patients with...

Cancer, cosmetics, Congress, US, Claire’s stores

Beware! These three cosmetic products can cause cancer

The US Food and Drug Administration called on Congress to modernize rules for cosmetics safety on Tuesday after it issued an alert warning consumers not to use three...

Kids, eczema, sleep, UK study

Kids with eczema may sleep poorly

Kids with eczema – even mild eczema – may be more likely to have poor quality sleep than children who don’t have this common skin disorder, a UK study...

desi ghee, organic oil, Punjab, Pakistan, Punjab Food Authority

10,000 kg of desi ghee worth Rs 10mn discarded in Punjab, but why?

LAHORE: In its continuing drive against adulterated and substandard food, the authorities have discarded massive 10,000 kilograms of ‘desi ghee’ in Sahiwal on...

Smallest baby, Japan, hospital, World's smallest baby

World’s smallest baby boy goes home from Japan hospital

TOKYO: A baby boy weighing just 268 grams (9.45 oz) at birth was sent home after months in a Tokyo hospital, the smallest surviving male baby in the world, Keio...