Clinical

Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan Recall VALSARTAN
Clinical

Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan Recall VALSARTAN

DRAP has issued a recall alert on the basis of information shared by European Medicine Agencies (EMA). An impurity has been detected in the “VALSARTAN” active substance supplied by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals, a company in Linhai, China. According to the Journal of Pakistan Medical Association & National Health Survey (2011), 33% of the Pakistani population…

Pakistan Represented at the American Association of Orthodontics
Clinical

Pakistan Represented at the American Association of Orthodontics

It is a moment of great pride and honor in terms of International recognition, as Dr. Sohrab Shaheed from Rehman College of Dentistry, Peshawar,  represented Pakistan’s Orthodontic Fraternity  at the American Association of Orthodontics’ 118th Annual session. This program was held from 4th to 8th May, in Washington DC. The title of Dr. Sohrab’s Oral presentation…

Smart Tooth Brushes Now!
Clinical

Smart Tooth Brushes Now!

Electronic gadgets are constantly being developed for daily day to day activities. Electric toothbrushes are now available that connect and integrate with smartphones, just like running shoes or wrist watches. A company named ‘Kolibree’  developed a smart brush, ‘Ara’  that consists of inbuilt sensors to detect the exact position and orientation of the brush. Its…

PSOMP Reviews Clinical Cases
Clinical, National News

PSOMP Reviews Clinical Cases

Islamabad: Pakistan Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (PSOMP): Federal Zone, held their third meeting under the supervision of the Central President, Prof. Dr. Arshad Malik and President Dr. Benish Zubair Khan. The corner meeting was hosted by Islamic International Dental College, Oral Pathology Department.  All the Oral Pathologists belonging to the Federal Zone took…

CME in Periodontics at AIDM
Clinical, Colleges, National News

CME in Periodontics at AIDM

Karachi: Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine (AIDM), organized a one-day course on “Crown Lengthening Surgery”. This session was conducted by Prof. Dr. Tariq Javed, Dean, and University of South Carolina, USA. AIDM’s faculty members, students, house officers and postgraduate trainees attended the course. Dr. Tariq delivered a detailed and comprehensive lecture on Crown Lengthening Surgery….

Five doctors booked for ‘Manslaughter’
Clinical, Regional News

Five doctors booked for ‘Manslaughter’

ISLAMABAD: Five doctors from a government hospital have been taken in custody by the police for alleged manslaughter. The case was registered with the Karachi Company Police, 22 months after the incident took place after a court directive, on charges that include section 322 (punishment for qatl-bis-sabab) of the Pakistan Penal Code. Complainant Ahsan ul…

Dengue Fever – Still A Threat To Sindh
Clinical

Dengue Fever – Still A Threat To Sindh

KARACHI–   As many as, 21 more cases of Dengue Fever were detected across the city of Karachi, number of reported cases rising up to 188, since 1st January 2018. Weekly report issued by the Prevention and Control Program for Dengue in Sindh, reported that, at least 23 new dengue fever cases surfaced across the city…

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