ISLAMABAD: An anti-polio vaccination campaign began today in different parts of the country.
The campaign is scheduled to be run in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Baluchistan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Kashmir for three days, while in Rawalpindi and Karachi it will continue for six days.
Around 2.3 million children up to age five years will be administered anti-polio drops in 188 union councils of Karachi during the campaign.
In Fata and KPK, over 6.7 million children will be vaccinated. In Rawalpindi, 811,000 children would be administered polio drops and 2.4 will be vaccinated in Baluchistan.
Similarly, the government planned to vaccinated 1.75 million children.
Beat diabetes by shedding 10-15kgs of weight: study!
LONDON: Since dieting loses fat allowing pancreas work properly again, losing weight enormously helps contain diabetes.
The concentration of body fat around pancreas causes stress to beta cells (that controls blood sugar levels) in the organ.
When they stop producing enough of the hormone insulin, blood sugar levels augments out of control.
Glasgow University Professor Mike Lean speaking about a new study said: “We now have clear evidence that weight loss of 10-15kgs is enough to turn this disease around. One in 11 adults worldwide has diabetes, and most of them have type 2.
“Uncontrolled sugar levels cause damage throughout the body, leading to organ failure, blindness and limb amputations”.
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Chemical-free home remedies for toothache!
Use mouthwash made of warm water mixed with
two tablespoon of baking soda.
Use black pepper mixed with salt on your toothache.
Put a couple of cloves on your toothache till the pain goes away.
Put sliced pieces of cucumber on sore area.
Mash garlic and place the mixture in your mouth.
Put an ice cube in clean cloth and place on your cheek having toothache.
Chew mint leaves and put it over toothache.
Put a slice of onion on toothache.
Put a slice of potato on toothache.
Put a warm teabag in your mouth (don’t tear it).
Air pollution increases risk of low birth weight in babies!
LONDON: According to a new study air pollution significantly increases the risk of low birth-weight in babies, leading to lifelong harm to health.
Research carried out here holds that generally, two billion children – 90% of all children around the Globe – are exposed to air pollution above WHO guidelines.
Study held that there were no possible ways for women in cities to avoid harmful exposure to air pollution during pregnancy.
They called for crucial action from governments to cut pollution from vehicles, industries, and other sources.
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