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…

Wearable devices can detect COVID-19

A research group out of Mount Sinai tracked physiological data of healthcare workers using wearable devices…

COVID-19 claims 9 more lives, infects 296 others

KARACHI: As many as nine more patients of the coronavirus died overnight, lifting the death toll…

Pakistani stem cell researchers to grow mini-intestines in a unique study into malnutrition

KARACHI: Karachi Researchers at the Aga Khan University are harnessing the power of stem cells to…

Allocetra for COVID-19

Researchers investigate whether Allocetra could be helpful in reducing symptoms in critical COVID-19 patients. The COVID-19…

PMA lauds Federal Government for allowing companies to import COVID-19 vaccines

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association appreciated the Federal Government’s decision to allow private companies to import…

No price cap on imported vaccine sale in local market

ISLAMABAD: While 1,502 more people were infected with coronavirus and 57 lost their lives across the…

Modifications Can Improve Mask Efficacy for Reducing Exposure

HealthDay News — Good fit is important for maximizing mask performance to reduce exposure to severe…

Telehealth Use Up Markedly Among Parkinson Patients

HealthDay News — Parkinson disease (PD) symptoms and management practices were markedly affected by COVID-19, according…

EXO-CD24 for COVID-19

Israeli researchers find breakthrough using EXO-CD24 for COVID-19. The COVID-19 virus continues to spread, with more…

18,598 health professionals administered COVID-19 vaccine in Sindh

KARACHI: As many as 18,598 frontline healthcare professionals have been administered the COVID-19 vaccine in the…

Breaking Barriers: Harvard Medical School Students Connect Minority Communities with Care

When Harvard Medical School switched to remote learning last March, Silvia Huerta Lopez went back to…

Female Doctors Are Especially Vulnerable to Online Harassment

Social media can be a toxic jungle for many people, but new research shows that it’s…

PM Imran Inaugurates Pakistan’s COVID-19 Vaccination Drive

Speaking at a ceremony to mark the launch of the drive, the premier congratulated his government’s…

U.S. Awards Contract for COVID-19 Home Test Kit

HealthDay News — The U.S. government has awarded a $231 million contract for production of a…

Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Want the COVID-19 Vaccine as Soon as Possible

HealthDay News — U.S. adults are increasingly eager to get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to survey…