May 20, 2019 PM&DC agrees to register first 2 batches of DDC

Recently at a PMDC meeting in Islamabad, Principal DMC Dr Kartar Dawani raised the issue of registration of students of Dow Dental College (DDC). He sought clarification over whether these students will be retrospectively registered after recognition of the College, since their registration fees had been duly accepted by PMDC. PMDC President Dr Tariq Bhutta...

May 20, 2019 PMA asks Sheikh Rashid to declare railway stations as non-smoking areas

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA), being the mother organization of the medical fraternity, is also a patient-friendly organization that has always raised its voice for the improvement of the state of health in our country. The PMA has been running campaigns petitioning for the ban of tobacco and chalia (betel nuts) in all forms...

May 20, 2019 Brunch with the President: Reunion of de’Montmorency graduates, class 1966

March 10th, 2019, was a day of excitement, significance, and immense pride for the dental graduates of class 1966 of de’Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore. This day, the President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan Dr Arif-r-Reham Alvi, who also belongs to the same batch of the dental college, invited all his former classmates over brunch...

May 18, 2019 Adopting A Healthy Lifestyle Reduces Risk Of Dementia

KARACHI: According to new set of guidelines issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) Geneva, people can reduce their risk of developing dementia by regularly exercising, avoiding harmful habits such as smoking and alcohol use, maintaining a healthy diet, controlling their weight, maintaining a healthy blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels. “In the next...

May 17, 2019 Warm weather affects mood and memory

KARACHI: Extreme heat makes one feel hot and sweaty, which may cause dehydration and result in a heat stroke severe enough to require hospitalization. Groups at risk include young children, people over 65 years, and those with pre-existing medical conditions like diabetes and heart disease. Between 2030 and 2050, weather extremes are expected to cause...

May 16, 2019 Anger more harmful than sorrow, may lead to health complications

KARACHI: According to a recent research study, anger is more harmful than sorrow for older adults and may lead to health complications. This includes potentially increased inflammation which is associated with chronic illnesses like heart disease, arthritis and cancer, state researchers. The study shows that anger can lead to the development of chronic illnesses whereas...

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Adopting A Healthy Lifestyle Reduces Risk Of Dementia
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Adopting A Healthy Lifestyle Reduces Risk Of Dementia

KARACHI: According to new set of guidelines issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) Geneva, people can reduce their risk of developing dementia by regularly exercising, avoiding harmful habits such as smoking and alcohol use, maintaining a healthy diet, controlling their weight, maintaining a healthy blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels. “In the next…

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Robot therapists pose ethical threats
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Robot therapists pose ethical threats

News Release Embodied AI in psychiatry: new technologies pose ethical questions Interactions with artificial intelligence (AI) will become an increasingly common aspect of our lives. A team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now completed the first study of how “embodied AI” can help treat mental illness. Their conclusion: Important ethical questions of…

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Warm weather affects mood and memory
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Warm weather affects mood and memory

KARACHI: Extreme heat makes one feel hot and sweaty, which may cause dehydration and result in a heat stroke severe enough to require hospitalization. Groups at risk include young children, people over 65 years, and those with pre-existing medical conditions like diabetes and heart disease. Between 2030 and 2050, weather extremes are expected to cause…

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PM&DC agrees to register first 2 batches of DDC
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PM&DC agrees to register first 2 batches of DDC

Recently at a PMDC meeting in Islamabad, Principal DMC Dr Kartar Dawani raised the issue of registration of students of Dow Dental College (DDC). He sought clarification over whether these students will be retrospectively registered after recognition of the College, since their registration fees had been duly accepted by PMDC. PMDC President Dr Tariq Bhutta…

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Adopting A Healthy Lifestyle Reduces Risk Of Dementia
Blog, Research, Top News1

Adopting A Healthy Lifestyle Reduces Risk Of Dementia

KARACHI: According to new set of guidelines issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) Geneva, people can reduce their risk of developing dementia by regularly exercising, avoiding harmful habits such as smoking and alcohol use, maintaining a healthy diet, controlling their weight, maintaining a healthy blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels. “In the next…

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PM&DC agrees to register first 2 batches of DDC
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PM&DC agrees to register first 2 batches of DDC

Recently at a PMDC meeting in Islamabad, Principal DMC Dr Kartar Dawani raised the issue of registration of students of Dow Dental College (DDC). He sought clarification over whether these students will be retrospectively registered after recognition of the College, since their registration fees had been duly accepted by PMDC. PMDC President Dr Tariq Bhutta…

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IM&DC and RCF collaborate for outreach
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IM&DC and RCF collaborate for outreach

The Community Dentistry Department at Islamabad Medical & Dental College (IM&DC) in collaboration with Refugee Crisis Foundation (RCF)- a UK based NGO- conducted community outreach programs.The venues for outreach activity were Islamic Public School, Tatral village, Smart School, Barakahu, and Niaz Foundation, Rawat. The team members, along with the RCF team, included senior faculty members of…

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Prevent these lethal diseases with VACCINE
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Prevent these lethal diseases with VACCINE

Protected Together: Vaccines Work! Immunization saves millions of lives every year and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions. Yet, there are still nearly 20 million unvaccinated and under-vaccinated children in the world today, a major reason, besides unavailability, being the reluctance shown by many parents in getting…

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