Govt launches ‘first-ever’ WhatsApp polio helpline

ISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister’s Focal Person on Polio Babar Bin Atta announced on Monday the launch of a first-ever WhatsApp helpline where people can ask questions about the polio programme, lodge complaints... Read more »

Pakistani doctors announce to cross LoC for helping Kashmiris in IoK

LAHORE: Pakistani doctors have taken a great initiative to support people suffering miserable situation in the Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir by announcing to cross the ceasefire line for providing medical services... Read more »

More than 15 children fell unconscious after consuming poisonous drink in Sukkur

SUKKUR: More than 15 children were faint after consuming poisonous drink during a marriage ceremony in Sukkur, ARY News reported on Wednesday. According to details, condition of over 15 children worsened after... Read more »

Man dies in Lahore hospital, diagnosed Congo fever

LAHORE: The National Institute of Health (NIH) has confirmed Congo virus infection in a patient who died at a hospital in Lahore, ARY News reported on Saturday. The NIH lab has confirmed... Read more »

Vaping impacts blood vessels, even without nicotine

Healthy young people show signs of impaired blood vessel function after just a few puffs of an electronic cigarette, even without nicotine, new research shows. “We essentially found that using e-cigarettes is... Read more »

PM Imran Khan to launch Sehat Sahulat Programme for the disabled today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan is set to launch Sehat Sahulat Programme for the disabled today (Saturday), ARY News reported. Earlier, the federal government had renamed the Prime Minister’s National Health Programme... Read more »

WHO says e-cigarettes ‘undoubtedly harmful’

Electronic cigarettes are “undoubtedly harmful” and should be regulated, the WHO said Friday as it warned against the use of vaping products by smokers trying to quit their deadly habit. The growing... Read more »

Anti-polio campaign starts in Balochistan today

A seven-day anti-polio campaign has kicked off in six districts of Balochistan on Monday. Radio Pakistan reported that Provincial Coordinator of Polio Emergency Operation Center Rashid Razzaq said that during the drive,... Read more »

Woman dies during blood transfusion at Karachi’s Jinnah Hospital

KARACHI: A pregnant woman has lost her life allegedly during blood transfusion at gynaecology ward of the Karachi’s Jinnah Hospital, ARY News reported on Monday. Relatives of the deceased woman alleged that... Read more »

Consumption of sugary drinks linked with cancer risk: study

Consumption of sugary drinks such as soda and fruit juice is linked to a higher risk of developing certain kinds of cancer, researchers reported on Thursday. The consumption of sugary drinks has... Read more »