July 16, 2019 Dentists protest against Law Enforcement Agencies

KARACHI- A score of dentists under the banner of Pakistan Health Care Committee staged a protest demonstration against law enforcement agencies (LEAs) for sealing the clinic of their qualified colleague and demanded of suspension of involved police personnel from their jobs. The protester were carrying placards inscribed with different slogans like: ‘Justice for Dr Zain’,...

July 15, 2019 Writers criticize lack of checks on language used in the electronic media

KARACHI: “None of the TV channels today have hired qualified script editors which are adversely affecting the state of Urdu language in Pakistan,” said playwright Haseena Moin at a panel discussion on Urdu Story writing which turned into a debate on the general state of the Urdu language in Pakistan. The panel consisting of renowned...

July 15, 2019 Dental News Expert Symposium’19- Basics of Using Composites to Create Natural Smile

Karachi- This year Dental News organized its Dental News Expert Symposium (DNES) at the Royal Rodale Club in Karachi, on July 13th. The theme for the symposium was “Basics of Using Composites to Create Natural Smile.” Renowned dentists in restorative dentistry participated as speakers in the event, including Prof Arshad Hasan, who is the principal...

July 12, 2019 DTMA fears that harsh new regulations might boost unregistered dealers

By H. Hasan KARACHI: In a much awaited meeting the Prime Minister Imran Khan rejected the traders’ demand of withdrawing CNIC condition for sale and purchase activities. He reiterated that in Naya Pakistan trading activities would no longer run on old pattern. The business community expressed its disappointment after listening to the prime minister’s views...

July 12, 2019 Genes may contribute to tooth decay

KARACHI: According to the results of a recently published study, hereditary traits and factors such as obesity, education, and personality may play an integral role in tooth decay and gum disease. Tooth decay and periodontitis, also known as gum disease, are among the most common diseases around the world but unlike many other well-known diseases...

July 12, 2019 430 teeth extracted from a 14yr old’s mouth

A team of oral and maxillofacial surgeons of Nishtar Institute of Dentistry, in Multan, pulled out 430 teeth from the maxilla and mandible of a 14 year old boy. The boy was suffering from Complex Odontoma and had hundreds of teeth in his maxilla and mandible. In the first step, surgery was performed on the...

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Genes may contribute to tooth decay
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Genes may contribute to tooth decay

KARACHI: According to the results of a recently published study, hereditary traits and factors such as obesity, education, and personality may play an integral role in tooth decay and gum disease. Tooth decay and periodontitis, also known as gum disease, are among the most common diseases around the world but unlike many other well-known diseases…

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Searle announces the acquisition of OBS Pakistan

KARACHI: One of Pakistan’s leading pharmaceutical companies, the Searle company Ltd., recently announced that it is acquiring OBS Pakistan Ltd. A recently issued statement said that Searle had been a US-based multinational company as it was acquired by IBL Group in 1993 and listed in the Pakistan Stock Exchange. The latest acquisition will strengthen Searle’s…

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Johnson and Johnson, one of the world’s largest drug manufacturers, recently came under fire for promoting the ‘opioid epidemic’. Prosecutors have accused Johnson & Johnson for misleading the public by deceptively marketing their painkillers while completely downplaying its negative dependence traits. The company is now on trial in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the Oklahoma…

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Dentists protest against Law Enforcement Agencies
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Dentists protest against Law Enforcement Agencies

KARACHI- A score of dentists under the banner of Pakistan Health Care Committee staged a protest demonstration against law enforcement agencies (LEAs) for sealing the clinic of their qualified colleague and demanded of suspension of involved police personnel from their jobs. The protester were carrying placards inscribed with different slogans like: ‘Justice for Dr Zain’,…

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Genes may contribute to tooth decay

KARACHI: According to the results of a recently published study, hereditary traits and factors such as obesity, education, and personality may play an integral role in tooth decay and gum disease. Tooth decay and periodontitis, also known as gum disease, are among the most common diseases around the world but unlike many other well-known diseases…

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Dentists protest against Law Enforcement Agencies
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Dentists protest against Law Enforcement Agencies

KARACHI- A score of dentists under the banner of Pakistan Health Care Committee staged a protest demonstration against law enforcement agencies (LEAs) for sealing the clinic of their qualified colleague and demanded of suspension of involved police personnel from their jobs. The protester were carrying placards inscribed with different slogans like: ‘Justice for Dr Zain’,…

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Dr Arif Alvi’s brother-in-law passes away
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Dr Arif Alvi’s brother-in-law passes away

Dr Rashid Ahmed, the brother-in-law of President Dr Arif Alvi, passed away in Karachi today. The Namaz-e-Janaza will be held at Sultan Mosque, DHA, Karachi, after Asar prayer. Dr Rashid Ahmed was a renowned radiologist and patron-in-chief of Pakistan Journal of Radiology. He was awarded Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in 2017 by the President of Pakistan.

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