Explosion victim dies after hospital denies treatment

KARACHI: A victim of the explosion that occurred in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area died after a private hospital refused to provide him medical treatment without payment. Five people were dead and fifteen others were injured in the explosion that occurred on Wednesday

British-Pakistani doctor provides treatment without medication

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani doctor who has recently returned after completing his medical education in the United Kingdom is on a mission to provide treatment of various diseases without any medication. Dr Muhammad Aleem, who hails from Gujrat, has recently returned

Governor Sindh donates plasma for coronavirus treatment

KARACHI: Governor Sindh Imran Ismail has donated his plasma to help patients recover from the coronavirus. The governor had recovered after being tested negative for coronavirus. He had tested positive for the virus on April 27 and again on May

Painkiller Ibuprofen tested as coronavirus treatment

LONDON: Scientists are running a trial to determine if common painkiller ibuprofen can help hospital patients who are affected with coronavirus. A team from London’s Guy’s and St Thomas hospital and King’s College believe the drug, which is an anti-inflammatory

Trump revokes preferential treatment for Hong Kong

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said Friday he would strip several of Hong Kong’s special privileges with the United States in response to China’s attempt to exert control in the financial hub. The United States and Britain also raised alarm at

Japan approves remdesivir drug for COVID-19 treatment

TOKYO: Japan approved remdesivir as a treatment for COVID-19, making it the country’s first officially authorised drug to tackle the coronavirus disease. Japan reached the decision just three days after US drugmaker Gilead Sciences filed for fast-track approval for the

Irrfan Khan opens up on his health after cancer treatment

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan recently opened up about his health. Irrfan shared he is not very sure how he feels and is “cleaning the clutter away from noise.” Irrfan Khan returned to India in April last year after undergoing treatment

Nawaz’s health update

There was immense political upheaval when former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif departed for London on the pretext of seeking medical treatment. Now things are about shake up after the Punjab government has given the final deadline to submit an update

Is Zardari next?

After the release of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, it seems that it is now time for former president Asif Ali Zardari.  The government permitted Nawaz Sharif to fly abroad after intense political melodrama and Zardari wants similar relief. The

PTI govt to open clinics for free treatment in Karachi

KARACHI: Adviser on Maritime Affairs Mr Mahmood Moulvi has said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government will open clinic for free treatments in Karachi. The clinic will provide free consultation and basic medicines for the poor in low-income areas of the

Ali Zaidi, Boxer Amir Khan scuffle over squash player’s treatment

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister Ali Zaidi and Amir khan have engaged in a twitter fight over taking credit for supporting former Pakistan number one squash player Riffat Khan. Riffat Khan underwent knee surgery last week at Shiffa International Hospital to revive

Nawaz Sharif to leave for London tomorrow: Shehbaz

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif reacted to the decision of the Lahore High Court to remove former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s name from the Exit Control List without any conditions for four weeks. Speaking to media after

Nawaz Sharif set to take-off

Nawaz Sharif has finally secured a release and is set to take-off. The former prime minister is expected to depart for London over the weekend after his name is struck off the no-fly list. This ends months of agony for

More than 19000 dengue cases treated: Zafar Mirza

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr. Zafar Mirza on Friday chaired a high level to overview the cases of dengue prevalent across the country. The health advisor was informed that more than 19000 patients across the country

Dengue claims 186 cases in Karachi in last 20 days

KARACHI: At least 186 cases of dengue were reported in Sindh’s capital in the last 20 days. According to Prevention and Control Programme for Dengue (PCPD) in Sindh programme manager Dr. Mohammad Iqbal, at least six people have been killed