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Mother´s obesity boosts risk for major birth defects: study

Paris: Children of obese women are more likely to be afflicted by major birth defects, including malformations of the heart and genitals, according to...

World Environment Day: Pakistan among worst affected countries

KARACHI: Despite being the less greenhouse gases producer country in the world, Pakistan is facing the worst affects of emissions, senior environmental scientist Prof....

Walking linked to improved brain function

LONDON: A moderate-intensity walking regimen may reduce symptoms of mild cognitive impairment that are linked to poor blood vessel health in the brain, a...

Aseefa Bhutto launches Polio drive in Karachi

KARACHI: Aseefa Bhutto, on Tuesday, launched a Polio drive at Shah Faisal Colony, Karachi. She administered polio drops to children and distributed gifts among...

Certain nuts may help ward off return of colon cancer

WASHINGTON: Eating certain kinds of tree nuts, such as almonds, pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts and cashews, has been linked to a dramatically lower risk of...

Third center of Bio Resonance Therapy inaugurated in Karachi

KARACHI:  Two years after introducing Bio Resonance therapy by setting up a Medical Frequency Center in Karachi , Dr Muhammad Khalid has established a...

Risk of heart attack spikes after flu, pneumonia: study

MIAMI: Coming down with the flu, bronchitis or pneumonia can dramatically raise the risk of a heart attack -- up to 17-fold -- in...

Australia wins landmark WTO tobacco packaging case

A landmark Australian law on restrictive tobacco packaging has been upheld at the World Trade Organization after a five-year legal battle, Bloomberg news reported...

China launches its first X-ray space telescope

BEIJING: China successfully launched on Thursday its first X-ray space telescope to study black holes, pulsars and gamma-ray bursts, state media reported. A Long March-4B...

Dinosaur-era mushroom fossil discovered in Brazil

Washington: Scientists have discovered a rare 115-million-year-old mushroom fossil that sprouted during the era of the dinosaurs, the oldest such specimen found by far. The...