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The recent data in the Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey 2012-2013 shows a high unmet need for contraceptives, although family planning programs have been in place in Pakistan since the late 1950s. The phenomenon presents …

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How to Work Your Way to Self-made Professional Success: Start a Business Today!

August 14, 2017 – 2:02 AM |

In this modern day and age, just about anyone can find success for themselves. Lack of post-secondary education or not belonging to an influential family are no longer things that hold you back from leading …

Let’s Check in with Your Mental and Physical Health!

July 17, 2017 – 8:42 PM |

Every once in a while, it’s a good idea to just check in with ourselves. We can get so utterly caught up in our day-to-day lives that we may lose sight of how we feel …

What New Research Says about Mitochondrial Function and Movement Disorders – An Update

April 16, 2017 – 10:30 AM |

Mitochondria are organelles present in all the cells in our body except red blood cells. These mitochondria are the units of the cell that are responsible for creating 90 percent of the energy we need to …

What Is Adiponectin and How Does It Relate to Health Issues?

November 18, 2016 – 9:02 PM |

Obesity is big factor contributing to a variety of health conditions that range from high blood pressure to type 2 diabetes, cancer, and a spectrum of others potentially life-threatening problems. According to researchers, more than …

A Valuable Liaison: Healthcare and Technology

October 31, 2016 – 12:20 AM |

Health care is and always has been a lucrative field. Nowadays, technological proficiency is mandatory to get into the health care industry. Aside from making research and keeping medical records easier, it has also made …

Geriatric Care: Rising Life Expectancy as a Harbinger of Opportunity and Hope

October 9, 2016 – 12:13 AM |

Recent studies suggest that future generations born within the next two decades can expect to live 100 years or longer. Today the average lifespan of a woman is 81 years and that of a man …

HealthTech Success: Electronic Records Have Improved Patient Care

September 10, 2016 – 2:54 PM |

Doctors have an expression that diagnosis is 85% history. In other words, knowing what has previously gone on with the patient’s health is a very reliable indicator of what may be happening right now.

Global Health Trends for 2016 and Beyond

May 18, 2016 – 9:06 PM |

Healthcare has seen a stunning revolution over the last century or so. Modern understanding of the human body and ways to help it prevent and survive disorders and injuries are a far cry from the …

Recap of “DNA Blood tests”: An NPR story

May 14, 2016 – 12:38 AM |

In January 2015, National Public Radio (NPR) released a story featuring the new options non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) brings to women in the U.S.  The feature, presented by Nell Greenfieldboyce, examines the impact of NIPT on …

Journal of Pioneering Medical Sciences is Proud Partners with the 20th Annual PGME Conference | December 17-18, 2015

November 26, 2015 – 3:52 PM |

The Journal of Pioneering Medical Sciences is proud to annouce it’s partnership with the 20th Aga Khan University Postgraduate Medical Education annual conference (PGME), December 17-18, 2015.

Classification of General Medical Supplies: A Brief Overview

August 13, 2015 – 11:24 PM |

Medical supplies represent all the instruments, equipment and appliances that are used on patients either exclusively or in combination with a software in order to:

Determine diagnosis, prevention, monitoring, treatment and elimination of a disease
Determine diagnosis, …

How Cigarette Destroys Your Life and What You Can Do to Save Yourself

March 5, 2015 – 3:35 AM |

Aside from alcohol, nicotine is the most mainstream drug that is out there right now. You can’t leave the house without seeing someone with a cigarette in hand. You may not even be able to …

Drug Use and Addiction in the Medical Community

February 24, 2015 – 8:11 PM |

Television shows like House and Nurse Jackie have shed a little light on the issue of drug abuse in the medical community, but they still tend to romanticize the situation.

House is a gruff but ultra-competent …