11 Interesting Health News of Year 2017

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The high rated news about national and international politics, ever-changing inter-countries relation and hot celebrities always circulate and get the attraction of viewers. Here is some interesting health news of the year 2017. Read them not only to enjoy but also to think where we are standing and which improvements we need regarding health.

Life-Threatening Viruses

  • During the year infectious diseases due to parasite attack like Zika, Congo, dengue and respiratory problems keep threatening the lives of humans. To find a specialist who deals in respiratory issues log on to Marham and find the best pulmonologist in Islamabad, Rawalpindi and all other main cities of Pakistan.

Increased Life Expectancy

  • Really good health news which ornamented the calendar is that life expectancy increased by 5 years.

Mosquito Repellant Gene

  • Early in the year researchers revealed that special genetic makeup of some persons make them secure from mosquitoes biting.


  • Tobacco smoking and drug abuse still remain as the spotlighted health threat during the year 2017.

An Iron Stomach

  • In the middle of the year, Indian doctors get astonished by the whole world when they do the surgery to remove 263 coins and 1oo nails from the stomach of the 32 years old male.


  • Hepatitis still remains the high death causing disease as it engulfed more than a million lives around the globe.

Robots Medicine

  • New robotic devices introduced to keep the heart pumping in the better way. You can find and consult the best cardiologist in Karachi, Lahore and all other main cities of Pakistan.

Male Reproductive Health

  • Recent research spread the terror in males by reporting that each healthy male is destined to a decline in sperm content due to environmental factors, usage of technology and eating habits.


  • Telemedicine becomes the emerging field in this year. Many sufferers get online consultation and treatment around the world.

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Drugs Against Brain Cancer

  • This year gets one good news from researchers to horrify deadly cancer disease as drugs against brain cancer entered in the step of clinical trials and soon will be available for patients.

Prescription Patterns

  • One major health issue which gets attention this year was high dosage prescription from physicians and low quality or harmful drug delivery from pharmaceuticals industries.

2017 proved to be a great year regarding research and advancements in health. It also set some higher standards to what we should expect from scientists across the globe. So keep your fingers crossed and see what wonders we might witness in the upcoming year 2018.

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Tayyaba Waris
She is a student of Ph.D. molecular biology at Comsats University, Islamabad. She is working on the causes and treatment of male infertility. She has also worked on liver disease and its herbal treatments and has recently got her paper published in the National journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals. At Marham, she writes about hot medical issues and general health problems.