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The definition of violence by World Health Organization (WHO, 2010) is actual or threatened violence done intentionally and unintentionally by using physical force, against any person leading to death, harm, injury and maladaptive behavior or deprivation.

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Is Vitamin D an Effective Supplementary Agent in TB?

May 26, 2012 – 12:35 PM | 3 Comments

Tuberculosis (TB) is the most common cause of infectious mortality worldwide. Use of a single agent rapidly leads to drug resistance, which is the rationale for multidrug regimen. However, multidrug resistant (MDR) TB is becoming …

To Give or Not to Give? Statins for Primary Prevention

May 24, 2012 – 7:17 PM |

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide. The role of statin therapy in reducing the recurrence of Myocardial Infarction (MI) after an episode (secondary prevention) and in reducing the risk in patients with risk …

Is it Time to Revisit the Role of “Good” Cholesterol?

May 24, 2012 – 10:28 AM | 2 Comments

The role of Low Density Lipoproteins (LDL’s) in atherosclerosis was elaborated decades ago, both by observational and randomized controlled studies, hence these particles have been traditionally termed as “bad cholesterol”. The definitive evidence came from the fact that statins, which are so effective in reducing LDL levels have a beneficial effect in reducing mortality in patients with known Coronary

A Peace Initiative: JPMS

May 8, 2012 – 12:00 PM | 2 Comments

JPMS, a Peace Initiative (Aman Ki Asha): A Group of Young Researchers and Doctors of India and Pakistan Bridges the Divide
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Best Team Members & Best Editors for Year 2011 Awards

March 28, 2012 – 8:52 PM | One Comment

Its our pleasure to inform you that we have selected the following team members for:
Best Editor of Year 2011
Dr Sidra Ishaque
Best Editor of Year 2011
Dr Kamran Mushtaq
Best Editor of Year 2011
Dr Zara Awan
Best Associate Editor …