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Annual Sports week celebrated by KMDC
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Annual Sports week celebrated by KMDC

Karachi: Karachi Medical and Dental College (KMDC) recently organized Annual Sports week with full zeal and zest. The event was inaugurated by Pakistan’s renowned hockey play, Olympian Islahuddin Siddiqui. The event was chaired by KMDC Principal, Prof. Dr S. Mahmood Haider. Along with faculty members, students and their parents witnessed the inaugural event. In his…

Experts find adverse health effects with vaping
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Experts find adverse health effects with vaping

BALTIMORE: Recently, scientists who are investigating the potential health effects of vaping, have reported that inhaling vapor from electronic cigarettes was linked to increased odds of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It’s a condition known to be caused by smoking traditional cigarettes. Additionally, both smoking and vaping were found to increase the odds…

Dental Research: Workshop conducted at ISMDC
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Dental Research: Workshop conducted at ISMDC

ISLAMABAD: A workshop on “How to publish in indexed journal?” was recently conducted at Islamabad Medical and Dental College (IMDC). The activity was conducted under the umbrella of Pakistan Association of Dental Research (PADR) and Pakistan Prosthodontic Association (PPA). A total of 27 registration were made from different colleges of the city.  The facilitator for…

Dental educationists join PMC’s new Academic Board
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Dental educationists join PMC’s new Academic Board

ISLAMABAD: In order to look into the standards of education being followed by the undergraduate/post-graduate dental institutions across Pakistan, new academic board was formed. According to a recent notification, the Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) had constituted an 18-member National Medical and Dental Academic Board (NMDAB). The board would also check into the regulations…

Increase tobacco taxes to reduce consumption: HDF
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Increase tobacco taxes to reduce consumption: HDF

ISLAMABAD: A media session was recently held by the anti-tobacco advocates where they alleged that the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has failed to impose the health levy on cigarettes. The event was organized by Human Development Foundation (HDF). The speakers called upon the government to ensure implementation of the levy without further delay. While…

446 medicine samples failed regulator’s quality tests
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446 medicine samples failed regulator’s quality tests

ISLAMABAD: According to National Assembly documents, the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) had collected over 200,000 samples from medical stores and health facilities and chemical analysis found 446 of them spurious. The samples were collected over the period of last five years. However, the five-year data showed that with every passing year the number…

Experts put spot light on waste management in dentistry
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Experts put spot light on waste management in dentistry

CAMBRIDGE: Researchers at Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) recently found the correlation between environmental health and oral health through the lens of health equity. The team believed that dentistry has a profound impact on our planet’s environmental health, which, in turn, affects oral health. Therefore, it was crucial to correctly manage dental waste. The…

DRAP: SHC green signals the drug import from India
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DRAP: SHC green signals the drug import from India

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) directed the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) recently, to collaborate with the foreign ministry and carry forward the visa process for importing medicines from India. The directive was issued by a two-member bench, comprising Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar and Justice Yousuf Ali Sayeed. The plea pertaining to delays in…

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