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Drug Addiction in Pakistan

In the past few years, statistics have shown a massive drug addiction rise in Pakistan. According to a 2013 report by the UN, around 6.7 million people in Pakistan are drug addicts. We see hardly any preventive measures, despite the shocking numbers.  Let us take a look at some of the trending factors that lead […]

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Smokers in Pakistan

The month of Ramzan brings forth various dilemmas that the Pakistani society has to face. One would think that the hotter months of June and July would be tough for ‘rozedaars’ due to the fear of dehydration from the lack of water intake. Or from the fact that heat is accompanied by load-shedding, a term […]

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6 Ways Smoking Affects Fertility

Whether we choose to admit it or not, we know that nothing good can ever come out of smoking, at least in terms of health. Smoking negatively affects us physically, mentally and psychologically. Furthermore, the effects are borne by every part of our bodies, from head to toe. Hence, it is needless to say that […]

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How to Quit Smoking Weed

Weed, commonly known as marijuana is an addictive drug that is currently illegal in Pakistan. It is called cannabis in Pakistan since it comes from dried and shredded leaves of the cannabis sativa plant. The overuse and abuse of cannabis can have adverse affects on one’s mental and physical capabilities. It tends to cloud one’s judgement, making […]

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Lung Cancer in Pakistan and its Treatments

Today, lung cancer is one of the major causes of death all over Pakistan. It is prevalent in men as well as women, smokers as well as non-smokers. What’s more is that the survival rate of lung cancer is extremely low. However, there is still hope as renowned institutions and hospitals are using the latest […]

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10 Lung Cancer Facts That You Need to Know

To this day, doctors, scientists and researchers are determined to find a cure for all types of cancer. Of these types, lung cancer remains, by far, one of the deadliest cancers to affect both, male and female. Here are 10 lung cancer facts that you need to know about. Second Most Common Cancer Lung cancer […]

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7 Ways to Quit Smoking

Smoking is a habit that may seem harmful to the smoker only, but that is far from true. In fact, some say that smoking can be more dangerous to passive smokers, even though they do not indulge in the act themselves. Therefore, it is essential to try and quit smoking not just for you, but […]

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15 Ways Smoking Affects Your Body

There is no safe or healthy way of smoking. Smoking causes harm to almost all parts of the body in various ways. Cigarettes, cigars and hookahs all have high amounts of nicotine which makes smoking addictive. The carcinogens, toxins, tar and numerous other harmful substances release around 69 cancer causing chemicals. If one smoke can cause that […]

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Treatment for Thalassemia in Pakistan

Thalassemia is one of the most common disorders that affects children in Pakistan. Over 5000 children are diagnosed with it every year. Additionally, the treatment is expensive, and many of the citizens are unable to pay for it. Therefore, coming up with cost effective solutions and preventive measures is essential towards treatment for thalassaemia in […]

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Acute Respiratory Infection in Pakistan

Acute respiratory infection (ARI) is an infection of the respiratory tract. The infection is either viral or bacterial and, in lesser circumstances, fungal. According to The News, “20 per cent mortality among children aged less than five years can be attributed to respiratory tract infections predominantly pneumonia associated.” This article will explore the current status and […]