Blogs

  • Understanding the Covid 19 variant

    Understanding the COVID-19 Variants & the Need for Booster Vaccinations

    10 January 2022

    COVID-19 is a disease caused by the novel Coronavirus, which was identified as the source of a cluster of cases of pneumonia in Wuhan, China. The infection is named coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) due to its genetic relation and similarities to the coronavirus responsible for the SARS outbreak of 2003....

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  • World Heart Day 2021

    World Heart Day 2021

    29 September 2021

    World Heart Day is celebrated annually on the 29th of September with the aim to educate individuals regarding the management and prevention of commonly prevailing cardiovascular diseases. ...

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  • How to Prevent Bleeding Gums

    How to Prevent Bleeding Gums

    03 September 2021

    Bleeding gums are often considered normal and ignored however if happening frequently, this may indicate serious underlying problems. Bleeding from gums commonly occurs due to plaque build-up that encourages bacteria to grow along the gum line, leading to sensitivity and bleeding....

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  • Breastfeeding – mother and child’s health

    Breastfeeding – mother and child’s health

    31 July 2021

    According to WHO, only 37.7% of mothers practice exclusive breastfeeding for approximately 6 months in Pakistan. The low rates of breastfeeding lead to several major problems in infants such as higher medical costs, early deaths, lower IQ and issues in physical growth. ...

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  • Stomach Ulcers

    Stomach Ulcers

    23 July 2021

    Stomach ulcers occur when a protective thick layer of mucus is reduced due to stress, gastric juices, bacterial infection, long term use of medicines such as Aspirin and ibuprofen. According to American Gastroenterological Association about a third of all ulcers are caused by aspirin and other paink...

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  • High Cholesterol – What to know

    High Cholesterol – What to know

    17 July 2021

    High cholesterol occurs when you have too much of fatty substance in your blood. High cholesterol has no prominent symptoms and can only be detected after a blood test. High cholesterol levels usually block your blood vessels and may lead to a heart attack or stroke. ...

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  • Dengue Fever

    Dengue Fever

    08 July 2021

    Dengue fever is mosquito-borne tropical disease typically transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito. The virus responsible for causing dengue, is called dengue virus (DENV). ...

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  • Sarcoma Awareness Month 2021

    Sarcoma Awareness Month 2021

    01 July 2021

    Each year, July is observed as Sarcoma Awareness Month to educate individuals and to raise awareness of this “forgotten cancer”. Sarcoma is a rare type of cancer in adults and is commonly called the “forgotten cancer”. ...

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  • World Vitiligo Day 2021

    World Vitiligo Day 2021

    25 June 2021

    The 25th of June is marked as World Vitiligo Day to raise awareness and support the Vitiligo community. For years, individuals with Vitiligo have suffered challenges, bullying and social anxiety. ...

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  • Nutrition and Hydration

    Nutrition and Hydration Week

    14 June 2021

    Good nutrition and hydration are vital in all stages of life. What we eat and drink can have a significant impact on our general health, quality of life and how well we perform our daily life activities....

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