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Changing the Landscape of Oral Health Sector
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Changing the Landscape of Oral Health Sector

The Surge of Female Dental graduates in Pakistan Prior to 1991, limited number of female quota seats were restricted for admissions in medical and dental colleges of Pakistan. However, in 1991, the Supreme Court declared an ‘Open Merit Policy’ of admission in these colleges. The first batch based on this policy was taken in 1992….

The ‘BRIGHT’ future of dentists in Pakistan
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The ‘BRIGHT’ future of dentists in Pakistan

Pakistan has a total of more than 40 dental colleges registered by Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). Out of which, 31 are privately owned and 10 are run by the government. In 2018, around 2200 dental students graduated from these colleges. The hefty tuition fees of these colleges are mostly paid by the hard…

Poor familial relationships detrimental to health
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Poor familial relationships detrimental to health

According to the results of a recent study, family relationship strain was associated with a greater number of chronic conditions. The survey looked at family strain, family support, and intimate partner strain. Having a strained relationship with parents, siblings, or children may be more harmful to people’s health than enduring rocky romantic partnerships, according to…

Be Wary Of Your Memories, They Are Ever-Changing: Experts
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Be Wary Of Your Memories, They Are Ever-Changing: Experts

You may think that you remember important moments of your life accurately, but the truth is you can’t completely trust your memory, said speakers at the two-day Essentials of Neuroscience course at Aga Khan University. Neuroscience researchers noted that most people believe their memories are like permanent recordings whereas our recollections are often ‘revised’ in…

Women generally live longer than men: WHO
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Women generally live longer than men: WHO

KARACHI: According to a WHO report, more than 141 million children will be born: approximately 73 million boys and 68 million girls. Girls are expected to live longer than boys. However, it is important to note that the extra years that women live are not necessarily healthy ones for they may have to live with…

WHO Facts on Patient Safety
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WHO Facts on Patient Safety

According to WHO data, every year 134 million medical cases take an adverse turn due to inadequate healthcare services, especially in low to middle-income countries; this contributes to 2.6 million deaths annually! Another stat says that 4 out of 10 patients are harmed in the primary and ambulatory settings; up to 80% of harm in…

81% of Antibiotic Prophylaxis by Dentists Are Unnecessary
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81% of Antibiotic Prophylaxis by Dentists Are Unnecessary

An American journal recently published a study proving that most of the antibiotics prescribed by dentists are unnecessary, hence, avoidable. The study also discussed the major adverse impact of the practice: increasing antibiotic resistance. Researchers at Oregon State University, the University of Illinois-Chicago and Northwestern University collaborated for the research, which was published in JAMA…

Where did Dakota Johnson’s Midline Diastema go?
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Where did Dakota Johnson’s Midline Diastema go?

By H Khan Hollywood actress Dakota Johnson, famous for her role in the 50 Shades of Grey Trilogy, is adored by her fans for many reasons, one being particularly unusual: Dakota’s Midline Diastema. However, recently her admirers noticed that the gap in her teeth had vanished. Surprisingly, the loss did not sit too well with…


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