Health

A boy who nearly died when disease stripped most of the skin from his body, is playing soccer two years after he received a new, gene-edited hide in an experimental procedure. Photo: AFP fIle PARIS: A boy who nearly died

LAHORE: Smog in the provincial capital has crossed all the international benchmarks as PM2.5 level, which is termed the most dangerous pollutant in the air across the world, remained between 450ug/m3 and 500ug/m3 against the notified standards of 35ug/m3 per

The World Health Organization on Tuesday urged farmers to stop using antibiotics in healthy animals to help ensure the drugs remain effective in fighting life-threatening diseases in humans. Overuse and misuse of antibiotics in animals and humans is contributing to

Indian security personnel stand guard at the Rajghat memorial amid heavy smog in New Delhi on November 7, 2017. Photo: AFP NEW DELHI: A public health emergency was declared as choking smog blanketed New Delhi on Tuesday, with authorities ordering

Por quality of drinking water has forced a large cross-section of citizens to buy bottled water-Reuters ISLAMABAD: Only 36 percent of the Pakistani population on average, including 41% in urban areas and 32% rural areas, has access to safe drinking

Hearing-impaired adults who play computer games designed to improve audio skills may have an easier time understanding conversations in a noisy room, a small experiment suggests. Researchers asked 24 elderly adults who used hearing aids to spend 3.5 hours a

Regional Blood Centre Jamshoro.  KARACHI: It has been over a year since regional blood centres (RBC) were established with grant from the German government in different parts of Sindh, but they stand as mere structures as they have yet to

When you have the green light from the doctor and are ready to hit the track, there are still some rules to keep in mind-AFP PARIS: As New York limbers up to host the world´s biggest marathon on Sunday, runners

ISLAMABAD: Pregnant women who consume two to three servings of fish a week are as likely to protect their newborns from developing asthma, finds a recent study. Researchers at University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, have found that children

The motorway police have issued instructions to drivers to reduce speed and switch on fog lights to avoid any untoward incident-Daily Sun News News LAHORE: Residents of the provincial capital and adjoining areas continue to face health and transportation problems