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Impact of Media on the Psychological Development of Children in Today’s World

January 28, 2018 – 4:32 AM |

Any means of communication through television, radio or newspaper is known as media (Dictionary.com, 2015), and communication through electronic ways or by using social networking websites is called social media (Webster, 2015).

Medical Professionals and Journalists: Friends or Foe?

November 2, 2014 – 8:41 PM |

In this present age, medical profession and journalism are the two most important and most prestigious professions in the world. Yet they are like arch rivals in most parts of the world. At least that’s …

Social Media in the World of Medicine: Where to Draw the Fine Line

November 2, 2014 – 11:05 AM |

 Face book, Twitter, LinkedIn, Whatsapp ,Viber we all come across to these words many times a day. We, especially the youth of 21st century cannot imagine their lives without updating a status or tweeting about …

Association between Obesity and Depression: Saving Self-Esteem

June 5, 2014 – 1:47 PM |

What is obesity, actually? How can one tell that they are obese? How to get rid of extra fat? These are common questions that almost everyone has these days.
 
Obesity is one of the scariest phases …

Health Problems Created by Floods and Monsoon Rain in Pakistan

August 16, 2013 – 11:12 PM |

When Monsoon hits Pakistan a large outbreak of diseases are reported in different parts of the country. It’s one of those problems that occur due to lack of preventive measures and lapses in our pre-planned …

Media and Medics: Friends or Foes?

August 7, 2013 – 10:45 PM |

Too tired to sit upright, I lay sprawled on the couch surfing in an ocean of TV channels.
 
*Flash*
 
Angelina Jolie undergoes double Mastectomy.

To Tweet or Not To Tweet? Doctors & Social Media

August 27, 2012 – 1:16 PM | One Comment

It’s hard to deny that in a very small amount of time, social media has become deeply embedded into the contemporary culture. The ultimate product of globalization, ability to communicate freely and without hindrance to …

Social Media- A Unicorn or Just a Horse?

July 25, 2012 – 3:54 AM | One Comment

The term “Social Media” describes tools, websites and software that allows people to connect and share. The best way to define social media is to break it down. Media is an instrument on communication, like …

Media, Medics and Society

July 24, 2012 – 11:24 PM | 4 Comments

A few days back, while watching TV, changing channels a strange news caught my eyes, at a news channel a news was scrolling as breaking news that a 5 years old boy died at a …

Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) and the Illusions of Media

July 1, 2012 – 9:04 PM | 4 Comments

When we talk regarding Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) there are two really important things about evidence, first is the output if something is good for you or bad for you and that’s the thing that …