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Johnson & Johnson faces a multi-billion dollar lawsuit over opioid crisis
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Johnson & Johnson faces a multi-billion dollar lawsuit over opioid crisis

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…

WHO announces four new goodwill ambassadors for health promotion
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WHO announces four new goodwill ambassadors for health promotion

GENEVA: The WHO recently announced the appointment of four new goodwill ambassadors from the fields of sports, politics, and community mobilization to promote healthier lives, stronger health workforces and improved mental health globally. The new ambassadors include Alisson Becker, goalkeeper of the Brazilian national and Liverpool football teams and Dr Natália Loewe Becker, medical doctor…

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…

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…

Go Nature-Friendly, starting this Earth Day
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Go Nature-Friendly, starting this Earth Day

What does nature-friendly/eco-friendly/environment-friendly mean?  Considering how the term has been in the limelight for it being need of the hour, it seems imperative that we educate ourselves on the matter. Being environmentally friendly means to carry yourself or your personal or collective dealings with an intent of not causing harm to the environment; to preserving…

Our planet, our home needs us
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Our planet, our home needs us

The world has evolved into a global village where problems like diseases, disasters and pollution have enveloped the entire planet. These detrimental occurrences are now a global concern, and in this type of chaos, it has become increasingly crucial to preserve the Earth and protect its inhabitants- from human beings to plants and animals, from…

KILLER TOOTHPASTE claims life of an 11-yr old
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KILLER TOOTHPASTE claims life of an 11-yr old

Those with allergies make it a point to scrutinize the ingredient list of everything they buy that will come in contact with their body. The anaphylactic reactions can be lethal and so the extra precaution at every step is a necessity, choosing to ignore which can turn into a matter of life and death. But…

BUMHS observes World Oral Health Day ‘19
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BUMHS observes World Oral Health Day ‘19

The World Oral Health Day 2019 campaign aimed to educate people on the importance of keeping a healthy mouth in order to keep it functioning correctly and for maintaining overall health and quality of life. Various oral health programs were organized under the aegis of WOHD, at Bolan University of Medical Health & Sciences (BUMHS),…

World Oral Health Day & Oral Health Research Day, BADC
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World Oral Health Day & Oral Health Research Day, BADC

Larkana- The WOHD and Research Day was celebrated with enthusiasm like every year at Bibi Aseefa Dental College (BADC). The chief guest of the event was Prof Dr Aneela Atta-ur-Rahman, Worthy Vice Chancellor Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University. The program Coordinator was Dr Abdul Bari Memon and Deputy Coordinator was Dr Waheed Murad Dahri….


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