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LCMD organises workshop on ‘Formatting BCQs’
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LCMD organises workshop on ‘Formatting BCQs’

Karachi: The Department of Health Professional Education (DHPE), Liaquat College of Medicine and Dentistry (LCMD) recently organised a series of workshops entitled ‘Formatting Best Choice Questions (BCQs) for faculty members of Medicine and Dentistry.  The objectives of the workshops were to introduce the faculty to the newly developed Q-Bank software and to standardize the format…

How Kidney Disease Affects  Periodontitis
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How Kidney Disease Affects Periodontitis

An imbalance of the body’s oxygen-producing free radicals and its antioxidant cells could be the reason why gum disease and chronic kidney disease affect each other, a new study led by the University of Birmingham has found. Periodontitis — or gum disease — is a common, inflammatory disease which causes bleeding gums, wobbly or drifting…

Prof Arshad conducts ‘Exodontia workshop’
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Prof Arshad conducts ‘Exodontia workshop’

Lahore: An ‘Exodontia workshop’ was recently organised by the Institute of Advanced Dental Sciences and Research (IADSR) at Centre of Professional Development, Lahore. The workshop was conducted by Prof. Dr Arshad Mahmood Malik, Principal/Dean, HBS Dental College Islamabad. The participants included undergraduate students, postgraduate students, house surgeons and general dental practitioners. The workshop was comprised…

Halitosis found in COVID‐19 patients: New Study
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Halitosis found in COVID‐19 patients: New Study

BRNO, Czech Republic: A recent study carried out by scientists from Masaryk University in Brno has suggested that there may be a link between new‐onset halitosis and the course of a SARS-CoV-2 infection. Dr Abanoub Riad, a research fellow at the Czech National Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation (CEBHC-KT), spoke to Dental Tribune…

AI technology powers ground breaking clinical research
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AI technology powers ground breaking clinical research

TORONTO: Dentists can expect to do better than ever before in catching undiagnosed or overlooked conditions and identifying pathologies, thanks to radiographic analysis available from Denti.AI, according to new clinical research disclosed by the company. The American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology awarded its 2020 Albert G. Richards Graduate Student Research Award to a…

New study finds early mammal with remarkably precise bite
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New study finds early mammal with remarkably precise bite

Germany: Researchers at the University of Bonn investigate teeth of a small carnivorous mammal that are almost 150 million years old Palaeontologists at the University of Bonn have succeeded in reconstructing the chewing motion of an early mammal that lived almost 150 million years ago. This showed that its teeth worked extremely precisely and surprisingly…

PMC sets the record straight about MDCAT RESULT
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PMC sets the record straight about MDCAT RESULT

Islamabad: In a recent press release, Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) clarified in detail the reasons behind the Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) postponement. Many applicants also found discrepancies within the initial MDCAT result which was later rectified by PMC and released on the official website. The official notification read, “After PMC released the…

PMC releases list of  recognised public dental colleges
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PMC releases list of recognised public dental colleges

Islamabad: The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) has recently issued a list of recognised public sector dental colleges operating in the country. In the list, one is from Balochistan, four from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and  Punjab each, while seven from Sindh. Here’s a list of colleges recognised by PMC:  Province College Name City Seat Allocation BALOCHISTAN Dental…

AKU holds 25th Postgraduate Medical Education ceremony
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AKU holds 25th Postgraduate Medical Education ceremony

Karachi: A total of 113 residents and fellows – many of whom have played a key role in treating COVID-19 patients during the pandemic – graduated at Aga Khan University’s 25th Postgraduate Medical Education, PGME, ceremony recently. Certificates were awarded to 92 residents and 21 fellows in areas relevant to the treatment of COVID-19 such…

COVID-19 spread can be reduced with slower drills
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COVID-19 spread can be reduced with slower drills

London: Research from Imperial and King’s College London has found that careful operation of dental drills can minimise the aerosol spread of COVID-19. Dental procedures can pose a high risk of viral transmission because the tools that are used often produce aerosols, which can contain high numbers of SARS-CoV-2 virions – the virus behind COVID-19. The…

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