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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…

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…

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…

New SIOHS principal, Dr Zubair Abbasi
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New SIOHS principal, Dr Zubair Abbasi

Dr Zubair Ahmed Abbasi recently became the principal of Sindh Institute of Oral Health Sciences, JSMU.  Dr Zubair graduated from Liaquat University Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS), Jamshoro, in 1989. He has served as head of dentistry at KMDC, and principal of dental college, Bahria University Medical and Dental College. He specializes in Oral and…

Arrival of first BDS batch at HBS
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Arrival of first BDS batch at HBS

HBS Dental College proudly welcomed their first batch of dentistry recently.  The event was successfully organized under the supervision of Prof. Dr Arshad Mahmood Malik, Principal/Dean HBS Dental College; Dr Shah Salman Khan, Vice Principal HBS Dental College; and Dr Qurat-UL-Ain, M.S HBS Dental College. To welcome the new students, an orientation session was arranged…


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