New Guidance: American College of Physicians Discusses Antibody Response in COVID-19 Immunity

Because of the novelty of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, there is not enough evidence to…

South African and Brazilian variants of COVID found: Azra Pechuho

KARACHI: Sindh Health Minister Dr Azra Pechuho informed that the South African and Brazilian variants of…

PPMA Fears Six-Day Eid Holiday Could Create Medicines’ Crisis In Pakistan

Karachi: The Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association (PPMA) has rejected the decision of the federal government to…

Venous Thromboembolism Management in Patients With COVID-19

The severe systemic inflammatory processes and hypercoagulability occurring with COVID-19 illness increase the risk for atherosclerotic…

Potential Drug Interaction Between Warfarin, COVID-19 Treatment Reported

A probable drug interaction was observed in 2 patients taking warfarin who were initiated on remdesivir…

Army arrives in Sindh to help police implement COVID-19 SOPs

HYDERABAD: Pakistan army soldiers have moved to all divisions of Sindh to assist the civil administration in…

Edhi Foundation offers assistance to India to counter the COVID emergency

KARACHI: Head of Edhi Foundation, Faisal Edhi, expressed grave concern over the coronavirus situation in India…

Can you mix COVID-19 vaccines?

There are many vaccines currently in development against COVID-19, and multiple currently being rolled out in…

Major Cities Will Be Mull If The COVID Situation Worsens

ISLAMABAD: With the national positivity ratio of COVID-19 surpassing 11 per cent, Minister for Planning, Development…

Life after COVID Vaccination – Medical News Pakistan

Wearing masks, social distancing, and carrying hand sanitisers has become the new normal over the past…

Inflammatory Heart Disease Prevalence in Professional Athletes With Prior COVID-19 Infection

Among professional athletes who have tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19 infection 0.6% had imaging…

Vitamin D Supplementation May Lead to Small Risk Reduction for Acute Respiratory Infections

Vitamin D supplementation may safely reduce the overall risk for acute respiratory infection compared with placebo,…

PHC issues notice to DRAP, others over the price of COVID-19 vaccine

PESHAWAR: Peshawar High Court (PHC) recently issued notices to the Secretary Health, D.G. Health and the…

Patients With Underlying Medical Conditions Now a Priority for COVID-19 Vaccination

In March, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that it would prioritize all…

COVID-19 Home Collection Antibody Test Gets Emergency Use Authorization

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Symbiotica…

What we know so far about the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Scientists worldwide have been working to produce an effective COVID-19 vaccine. There is increasing concern surrounding…

JPMC decreases elective surgeries following the surge in COVID cases

KARACHI: The Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) administration has decreased the number of elective surgeries in…

COVID-19 Vaccination and Imaging Misinterpretation: An Interview With Lacey McIntosh, DO, MPH

The United States is, according to a recent declaration from President Joe Biden, aiming to offer…

Review of Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening in Hard-to-Reach Populations

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the way Americans experience every facet of life.…

White House Initiative to Provide COVID-19 Vaccines to Dialysis Clinics Draws Praise

Medical organizations and dialysis companies are commending the Biden administration’s March 25 announcement of a partnership…

Pulse Oximetry: Examining Racial Bias in a Valuable But Flawed Tool

In patients requiring supplemental oxygen therapy, the levels administered often depend on an individual’s oxygen saturation…

America’s Access to Care Crisis: Telemedicine Provides the Solution

As the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the United States in early 2020, telemedicine took a giant…

Smell you later – dogs proving they are our best friends (again)

Dogs can smell things really well. No, really, really well. We’ve known that for a long…

President Arif Alvi tests positive for COVID-19

President Dr Arif Alvi tested positive for the coronavirus, it emerged on Monday. “I have tested…

Plant-Based Vaccine Manufacturing for Influenza, Implications for Future Vaccines

Currently, the development of vaccines for influenza and other viruses typically relies on egg-based manufacturing. This…

What is severe COVID-19 and how is it treated?

Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The infection is transmitted through respiratory droplets…

Popular Drug Does Not Alleviate Mild Covid-19 Symptoms, Study Finds

Colombia: Ivermectin, a controversial anti-parasitic drug that has been touted as a potential Covid-19 treatment, does…

COVID Cases Continue To Surge In Pakistan By 30pc

ISLAMABAD: Since the announcement of relaxation in restrictions by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC)…

Popular Drug Does Not Alleviate Mild Covid-19 Symptoms, Study Finds

Colombia: Ivermectin, a controversial anti-parasitic drug that has been touted as a potential Covid-19 treatment, does…

COVID Cases Continue To Surge In Pakistan By 30pc

ISLAMABAD: Since the announcement of relaxation in restrictions by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC)…

PTSD in patients with severe cases of COVID-19

An observational study was conducted through the Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS (Rome, Italy) to…

Physicians Ponder Telehealth’s Post-Pandemic Future

Last spring, doctors’ offices across the country were eerily quiet. Almost overnight, patients stopped coming in…

Benefits of wearing a mask include reducing severity of COVID-19

A research group from the National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, Maryland) investigated the impact that wearing…

Over 3m screened for Covid-19 in Sindh since first case one year ago

Islamabad: Over three million people have been screened for Covid-19 in Sindh since the first case…

Seven common long-term symptoms of COVID-19

With US deaths from COVID-19 recently surpassing 500,000, there are 111 million confirmed cases worldwide. Fortunately,…

COVID-19 Vaccines Adapted to Fight Variants Will Not Require Long Clinical Trials: FDA

HealthDay News — Long clinical trials will not be needed to prove the effectiveness of approved…