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Working Wonders: Physical Activity for Diabetes Prevention and Management

December 6, 2015 – 6:04 PM |

Maintaining perfect health in today’s world is to some degree, a dream. Our wellbeing is affected by multiple factors, some of which may inevitably be overlooked. Presently diabetes mellitus, a chronic metabolic disease, has emerged …

Caring for the Caregiver: Are We Healthy Enough to Care for Others?

July 7, 2015 – 4:54 PM |

Being surrounded by life and death and working for long hours on duty in the hospital setting is not an easy task. Being caregivers by profession and often by nature, nurses have a tendency to …

Laughter: The Best Medicine Indeed

October 28, 2014 – 9:23 PM |

Laughter is a great thing – that’s why we’ve all heard the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine.”  Laughter can actually improve health and help fight disease. It is a part of human behavior which …

Postgraduate Medical Education Abroad: Will Pakistan Reap the Benefits as Well?

May 26, 2014 – 4:47 PM |

This article highlights that  young doctors graduating from various medical universities of Pakistan appear in various international medical license exams. These graduating Pakistani medical doctors appear in the United States Medical Licensing Exams (USMLE), Preliminary …

Genetic Engineering- Bane or a Boom?

November 17, 2013 – 7:17 PM |

A scalpel has the power to kill a human being who lies helplessly in an operation room, however that very same scalpel has the ability to save a person. It all depends on the surgeon …

Social Media – Frenemy of Healthcare Professionals?

October 12, 2013 – 11:03 PM |

We are not unaware of the control social media has these days. It is igniting the fire for new revolutions. It is promoting and defaming personalities and is a channel of news and information more …

Corruption in the Health Sector – Causes and Possible Solutions

August 18, 2013 – 10:40 PM |

“Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it’s set rolling, it must increase”
– Charles Caleb Colton
 
Corruption is the exploitation of assigned power for personal use. Corruption in the health sector is a concern especially …

Leadership and Motivation: The Effective Application of Expectancy Theory

August 17, 2013 – 11:58 PM |

People are the greatest source of power in any work industry of the world. Likewise in health care sector, manpower is really crucial and it needs to be dealt well in order to obtain greater …

Implication of Social Media in Healthcare Practice

August 14, 2013 – 10:44 PM |

Introduction
 
Technology advancements have transformed our way of living, way of working, and way of interacting. E-health can be defined as the promotion of the health, comfort, and well-being with every individual and their families to …

Two is Better than One – The Cognitive Implications of Bilingualism

April 22, 2013 – 9:10 PM | 2 Comments

Think knowing more than one language is a disadvantage? Well I would not be surprised if you replied with a ‘no’. Of course knowing more languages in today’s diverse and globalized world comes in handy. …