Health

Elementary school children with cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial anomalies may struggle more than older kids with anger, anxiety, depression and stress, according to a recent study. Compared to older kids and teens, those between ages 8 and

Japanese researchers have genetically engineered hens whose eggs contain drugs that can fight serious diseases including cancer, in a bid to dramatically reduce the cost of treatment, a report said Monday. If the scientists are able to safely produce “interferon

UK’s Prince Harry says troops need mental as well as physical fitness combat training Britain’s Prince Harry speaks at an event on mental health, at the Ministry of Defence (MoD), in central London, Britain October 9, 2017. Photo: Reuters LONDON:

One of the latest victims of the cholera epidemic that has killed more than 2,000 people in Yemen had yet to even take her first breath. Her mother Safaa Issa Kaheel, then nine months pregnant, was brought into a crowded

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan looks forward to working closely with World Health Organization (WHO) to fight diseases, disability and ensuring equity in the provision of health services, said Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday. During a meeting with Director General WHO

Heartburn sufferers who don’t feel better with standard treatment, but who have no detectable reflux, tend to have greater distress and worse quality of life, according to a new study. Photo:File Heartburn sufferers who don’t feel better with standard treatment,

PESHAWAR: Pakistan is water-stressed country and is nearing the threshold of water scarcity, said World Wide Fund-Pakistan Director General Hammad Naqi Khan. Access to safe drinking water in rural and urban areas is declining and provision of potable water is

PESHAWAR: Dengue claimed two more lives in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday, raising the death toll to 52 in the province. According to the Dengue Response Unit of the health department, the deceased have been identified as 65-year-old Mehar Taj, wife

FILE PHOTO: A Pakistani migrant threatens to hang himself from a utility pole during a demonstration inside the Moria registration centre on the Greek island of Lesbos, April 6, 2016. Photo: REUTERS/file ATHENS: A mental health emergency is unfolding in

GENEVA: The number of obese children and adolescents worldwide has jumped tenfold in the past 40 years and the rise is accelerating in low- and middle-income countries, especially in Asia, a major study said on Wednesday. Childhood and teen obesity