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Articles by Zainab Abdul Qadir

Zainab Abdul Qadir, student of third year Pharm-D at Jinnah University For Women, Karachi. She is a contributor at JPMS Blogs. She can be reached at [email protected]

Drug-induced Osteoporosis and the Local Pharmacy: An Ideal Setting for Effective Intervention to Identify and Inform High-risk Patients

September 16, 2017 – 9:55 PM |

Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mineral density and deterioration of the bone architecture leading to increased fragility and fractures. Primary osteoporosis indicates loss of bone mass due to aging and menopause. Secondary …

Deciphering Avoidant Personality Disorder: Inner Demons Unleashed

August 31, 2015 – 10:47 PM |

“There’s only two ways to be completely alone in this world: lost in a crowd or in total isolation.”
-Jeff Lemire

The Blessings of Pain and Sweat – A Brief Overview of CIPA

April 17, 2015 – 8:45 PM |

As it is said, “Its both a blessing and curse to feel everything so very deeply”, But ultimately feeling nothing is also a curse, and is not something to be proud of. Pain though, is …

Overview Of Pericoronitis – An Anatomical Agony

February 6, 2015 – 10:40 AM |

Pericoronitis – A killing pain, came to my knowledge when I was busy preparing for my semester exams. At that time, the pain was near to 6 on the pain measuring scale. I started acetaminophen …

Amoebic Meningoencephalitis by Naegleria Fowleri – A Silent Killer That Eats Your Brain

September 23, 2014 – 11:12 PM |

Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis isthe inflammation of the lining of the brain and spinal cord that is caused by free living amoebae belonging to the genus Naegleria(named after French zoologist Mathieu Naegler). It usually results in …

Walking Corpse Syndrome – A Terrible Experience of Death In Life

August 2, 2014 – 12:18 AM |

Ever have those days where you feel like a zombie? Then Cotard’s syndrome may be the diagnosis for you. A French neurologist Jules Cotard described  “the delirium of nelegation” as a mental illness of varied …

Causes of Prevalence of Gastroenteritis In Pakistan: A Protracted Course

June 29, 2014 – 11:04 PM |

Gastroenteritis , as the name indicates, is the inflammation of gastro-intestinal tract, often caused by food borne particles, dehydration, bacteria like Escherichia coli and viruses like rotavirus and norovirus. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, …