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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 …

Press Release: Official Launch of JPMS BLOGS

May 24, 2012 – 2:54 PM | One Comment

Announcement:
Journal of Pakistan Medical Students (JPMS) is proud to announce the official website of JPMS BLOGS which went live on May 20, 2012. The first Blog post went live on May 24, 2012 with the …

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

Press Release: JPMS is now Partners with Nepal Public Health Network (NPHN), Nepal

May 23, 2012 – 2:31 PM |

Nepal Public Health Network (NPHN), established in 2011, is an organization of students and professionals in public health and related disciplines around the world. It aims to group all students and professionals of public health …

Press Release: JPMS is now Partners with The International Working Group for the Advancement of Evidence-based Health Care among Young Physicians, Russia

May 23, 2012 – 2:21 PM | One Comment

The International Working Group for the Advancement of Evidence-based Health Care among Young Physicians was created with the vision to devote itself to promote the knowledge of Evidence-based health care and its policies. It represents …

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
Story also published in Health India, one of the largest news portal in India.
KARACHI: The …

JPMS Official Web-App for iOS Device (iPhone/iPod/IPad)

March 30, 2012 – 7:22 PM | 3 Comments

JPMS iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch Web-app: How to install?
 
Download Official JPMS on your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. It works on iOS3,iOS4 and iOS5.
Four easy steps to get JPMS on your Apple device. (Takes only 20 seconds to …

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 …

10th Biennial Conference of Pakistan Chest Society, Chestcon 2012

November 28, 2011 – 9:09 AM |

Partner Conference: Chestcon 2012 (23-26, Feb, 2012)
Scientific Program and Important information: Download here
Organized by Pakistan Chest Society, Pakistan
Date: 23 to 26,Feb, 2012
Place: Sheraton Hotel, Karachi, Pakistan
Abstract submissions, last date: 1st Dec, 2011.
Conference proceedings and the abstracts will be published in …

Introducing Online Submission System and Updated Website

October 31, 2011 – 8:11 AM | One Comment

Journal of Pakistan Medical Students (JPMS) is proud to announce that our new website has been launched successfully on October 30, 2011; 10:41:05.9 PST.
 
The Governing body of JPMS appreciates the contribution of all those who …