Diabetes may shorten life by 9 years: study

ISLAMABAD: People diagnosed with diabetes may lose up to 9 years of their life on average, a new study said. The prevalence of diabetes in...

2016 was the hottest year ever recorded – UN weather agency

UNITED NATIONS: The world witnessed the hottest year on record in 2016, surpassing the exceptionally high temperatures of 2015, the UN weather agency said,...

Cold-related ailments affecting citizen’s health: Physicians

ISLAMABAD: Due to severe cold spell accompanied by dense fog, citizens, especially children and older ones, are being affected with different cold-related diseases. According to...

Migraines tied to increased stroke risk after surgery: Study

People with a history of migraines may be more likely to have a stroke after surgery than patients who don't get these severe headaches,...

Bees, wasp stings are more dangerous than snake bites: Study

A study in the Internal Medicine Journal claimed that bee and wasp stings are more lethal and should be considered the biggest public health...

Pakistan among fastest growing e-commerce markets: eBay CEO

ISLAMABAD: Chief Executive Officer of eBay, an American Inc and e-commerce company, has termed Pakistan among the fastest growing e-commerce markets in the world. In...

Eugene Cernan, last man to walk on moon, died at 82

WASHINGTON: US astronaut Eugene Cernan, the last man to set foot on the moon, died Monday at age 82, NASA and his family announced. Cernan...

Stark inequality: Oxfam says 8 men as rich as half the...

LONDON: The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from...

Oslo temporarily bars diesel cars to combat pollution

OSLO: Oslo will ban diesel cars from the road for at least two days this week in a bid to combat rising air pollution,...

Did you eat your veggies? Urine test can tell

A simple urine test can reveal whether you had steamed fish or a fat-riddled steak for dinner, and could one day end dietary dishonesty,...