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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…

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…

Anger more harmful than sorrow, may lead to health complications
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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…

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…

All work and no play makes jack a dull boy
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All work and no play makes jack a dull boy

Life should not be made about just one objective, or just one dream. It is naïve, and not mature, to aspire to eventually figuring out the one ultimate goal in life and then striving for it in a manner wherein you expend every last bit of yourself. Excuse me if I have uttered the most…

UN agencies step up efforts to tackle gender inequalities
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UN agencies step up efforts to tackle gender inequalities

ROME: Three United Nations agencies recently launched a new European Union-supported global initiative to address the root causes of rural gender inequalities and thus strengthen efforts to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture. The EU will allocate 5 million euros to finance a four-year program of the Rome-based Food…

DUHS installs Solar Power System in DMC Campus
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DUHS installs Solar Power System in DMC Campus

KARACHI: Fossil fuel resources are getting depleted and becoming expensive and out of reach. Therefore the need of the hour is to seriously consider a shift towards renewable sources for catering to our energy requirements. Pakistan is the ideal country for the implementation of these renewable initiatives because of its tremendous potential in renewable and…

Ramadan guidelines by PMA
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Ramadan guidelines by PMA

KARACHI: The holy month of Ramadan has started amidst the scorching heat of the summer. Pakistan is set to witness some of the highest temperatures ever recorded this summer. The heatwaves will have a particularly devastating effect on the population, many of whom are fasting from dawn to dusk. Secretary-General, Pakistan Medical Association (Centre), Dr…


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