Author: Maryam Azhar

Maryam is a Nutritionist who firmly believes in the power of words. With her advanced knowledge, she hopes to spread awareness regarding nutrition and health among the masses.

Four cough syrups have been connected to the deaths of 66 children in The Gambia, the WHO warns. The syrups “may have caused acute renal damage and 66 child deaths,” it stated. Maiden Pharmaceuticals, an Indian business, failed to give safety guarantees, the WHO said. The company hasn’t commented. BBC has contacted Maiden Pharmaceuticals. Indian officials have requested WHO for evidence linking the syrups to deaths. Promethazine Oral Solution, Kofexmalin Baby Cough Syrup, Makoff Baby Cough Syrup, and Magrip N Cold Syrup were affected. The four goods were found in The Gambia but “may have been spread through informal markets…

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Which fruit keeps the doctor away? Pineapple, Banana, Apricot, Watermelon? Ugh, so many wrong answers. Wait, “An apple keeps the doctor away”- is a famous proverb and the right answer. The game ends here but this article aims to highlight the essential contribution of apples to our daily intake of fibers, micronutrients, and phytochemicals. Based on current scientific criteria, apples can indeed help to keep disease at bay. Apples are consumed frequently in many countries, and apples and their constituents have been investigated in a series of studies for their potential health benefits.  Keep Nutritional Value in Your Mind According…

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According to sources, the number of cases of water-borne diseases like malaria is drastically rising in the flood-affected districts of Balochistan. 3,131 cases of malaria have reportedly been reported in five flood-affected Balochistan districts, including Suhbatpur, Jaffarabad, Nasirabad, Jhal Magsi, and Dera Bugti. As per the data, 37,224 instances of malaria have been reported in the aforementioned Balochistan regions during the course of the last 14 days. In the province, the current positive rate for vector-borne illness is 49 percent. In Balochistan, out of a total of 37,224 cases, there are 6,237 cases involving children under the age of five…

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One-hour gym, Intense fasting, Exercise, and still no weight loss. You must change your direction and try a wide range of dry fruits that awaits you in the weight loss journey. Dry fruits can be a go-to snack option if you read the hidden benefits of dry fruits in weight loss. Most people who want to lose weight avoid dry fruits because they think they interfere with the fat-burning process. But everything you see is not reality. The amazing part is that some dry fruits give people desirable results, easing weight loss plans. And in addition to reducing fat naturally,…

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Dr. Aisha Ghous Pasha, Minister of State for Finance and Revenue, stated on Thursday that 600,000 pregnant women in flood-affected areas lack maternal health care and have no secure location to give birth. She further stated that more than 5 million children do not have access to immunizations or nutritional support, and she advised that Pakistan accelerate efforts to restore reproductive health services for women and children. According to government data, 19 million of the 31 million individuals living in seriously damaged areas are impoverished. Reports say that children are living in temporary shelters or out in the open with…

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The people of Pakistan are in a state of devastation since there are limited resources to handle flood victims and an ongoing medicine shortage is making this situation worse. The country is facing the worst flood in its history that has displaced more than 33 million people according to data and has caused an outbreak of water-borne diseases. Dengue fever has expanded to at least 25 districts in Punjab, with 373 additional persons testing positive for the virus in the state in the previous 24 hours, bringing the total number of such cases documented this year to 5,413. Panadol, Calpol,…

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Vector-borne diseases claimed three lives on Tuesday, exposing the government’s inability to implement effective preventative measures to limit dengue and malaria outbreaks in Sindh. The province has registered a total of 7,452 dengue cases so far in September. The two deaths from malaria are the first documented in Sindh from the water-borne infection. A lady died of dengue in Karachi, while two men died of malaria in Sukkur just a few days after being diagnosed. Following the new deaths, a total of 33 people have died this year in Karachi alone as a result of dengue. In the lack of…

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Grapefruit is a powerhouse fruit that offers a wealth of health benefits. There are so many reasons to add grapefruit to your diet, but if you need some convincing, here are 7 science-backed grapefruit benefits for you. What is Grapefruit? Grapefruit is a type of citrus fruit that’s related to oranges and tangerines. It’s oval-shaped and has reddish-yellow skin. And inside, you’ll find white, pink, or ruby-red flesh, depending on the variety. Nutritional Value of Grapefruit: Grapefruit is a great source of fiber, vitamin C, and lycopene. It’s also low in calories and has a tart but sweet taste. Here…

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On Sunday, Punjab had the greatest number of dengue fever cases in a single day this year, with 385 new patients documented in the state in the previous 24 hours. Of these 385, Lahore has 186 new dengue patients. According to Irshad Ahmed, Secretary of the Punjab Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department (P&SHD), 152 new dengue cases were detected in Punjab on Monday. He stated that 3,437 dengue virus cases have been registered so far this year, with four individuals dying as a result of the illness. The situation is worse in the three most populated divisions’ urban centers, Lahore,…

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Tinnitus is when you hear ringing sounds in your ears. It affects millions of people worldwide, especially in old age. Tinnitus can be extremely irritating and intervene in daily tasks. Here is everything you should know about this condition starting from what it is to how long does tinnitus last. What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus causes your brain to be filled with sounds that no one else can hear, such as ringing, whistling, clicking, and roaring. It can be sounds that are so mild that you don’t detect them or so loud that they drown out other sounds. According to Global…

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