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SSCMS arranges study group on ‘prescription writing’
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SSCMS arranges study group on ‘prescription writing’

Karachi: Sir Syed College of Medical Sciences (SSCMS) recently held a study on ‘Art of Medical Prescription Writing.’  The event was hosted by Prof. Dr Abdul Manan, Head of Department of Pharmacology, and Prof. Dr HR Sukhia, Principal, Dental Section, SSCMS. Speaking to the audience, Dr Ali Raza, Department of Community Dentistry highlighted the importance…

PMC announces updated MDCAT 2020 result
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PMC announces updated MDCAT 2020 result

Islamabad: The updated result of the Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) 2020 was announced by the Pakistan Medical Commission on 17 December, 2020 after several candidates who appeared in the exam had complained of errors in the previous result. The candidates can view the result of the MDCAT 2020 on the PMC’s website. PMC…

Dental students raise oral hygiene awareness among masses
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Dental students raise oral hygiene awareness among masses

Karachi: The Department of Periodontology, Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine (AIDM) in collaboration with Al Mustafa Welfare Society recently arranged a community trip. The one-day, ‘Oral hygiene awareness trip’ aimed to highlight dental hygiene tips among the masses. Under the supervision of Dr Zaheer Hussain Chachar, Head of Department of Periodontology along with Dental House…

Latest News: PMC to re-issue MDCAT result 2020
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Latest News: PMC to re-issue MDCAT result 2020

Islamabad: The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) announced on its official website recently that it will reissue the results of the MDCAT 2020 after errors were identified by the candidates. “Due to complaints showing some students to be incorrectly marked absent, the result is being reconciled,” said the PMC adding that it will issue “updated results”…

PMC announces MDCAT 2020 Result
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PMC announces MDCAT 2020 Result

Islamabad: The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) recently announced the result of the Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) 2020. The candidates can view the result of the MDCAT 2020 on the PMC’s website. According to an official announcement by PMC, 121,181 students attempted the exam. Among these, 67,611 students passed, meaning they obtained more…

VDDI and Koelnmesse postpone the International Dental Show
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VDDI and Koelnmesse postpone the International Dental Show

Germany, Cologne: With a view to the unchanged challenges the Corona pandemic is raising in Germany and the anticipated continuation of the extensive restriction of personal contacts by the Government, States and municipalities at the beginning of the new year, the VDDI board, the Gesellschaft zur Förderung der DentalIndustrie mbH (GFDI) (the commercial enterprise of…

Prof. Arshad holds workshop on dental anaesthetic techniques
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Prof. Arshad holds workshop on dental anaesthetic techniques

Islamabad: Under the umbrella of the 2nd UHS International Dental Conference, a pre-conference workshop was organised. The seminar titled ‘Local anaesthesia techniques in dentistry’ was held at HBS Dental College, Islamabad. The workshop was headed by Prof. Dr Arshad Mahmood Malik, Principal/Dean, HBS Dental College Islamabad. Thirty-five participants from different institutions joined the workshop and…

Poor oral hygiene can result in metabolic syndrome
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Poor oral hygiene can result in metabolic syndrome

Tokyo: Periodontal or gum disease is known to be a significant risk factor of metabolic syndrome, a group of conditions increasing the risk for heart disease and diabetes. In a new study, researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) discovered that infection with Porphyromonas gingivalis, the bacterium causing periodontal disease, causes skeletal muscle metabolic…

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