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September 22, 2017 – 8:42 PM |

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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Weighing the Pros and Cons: Should Chemotherapy be Given to Elderly Patients?

August 16, 2017 – 4:18 PM |

There are many challenging views on ethical dilemmas in the medical community, all of which take into account several interpretations and considerations that vary from one individual to another. In the world of cancer treatment, …

A Closer Look at the Psychological and Social Aspects of Palliative Care

April 7, 2016 – 10:03 PM |

“It is difficult to accept death because of its unfamiliarity, despite the fact that it happens all the time but we never see it” (Ross, 1975). Palliative care is an integrated concept of multiple domains. …

Role of Healthy Diet and Exercise in Sleep Quality

April 7, 2016 – 3:25 PM |

Sleep has long been the subject of much folklore in the past; a conduit to communicate with the dead, travel in meta-physical realms or predict an apocalyptic event. Although scientists haven’t been able to pinpoint …

Doctors in Dilemma: Leaving the Country for Greener Pastures

December 1, 2014 – 8:17 PM |

I was thinking of writing a blog on any disorder or medicine related topic, but recently one of our senior well known educationalist left the country and so I decided to write on current medical …

Children with Autism – Trapped in a Different, Misunderstood World

November 19, 2014 – 7:22 PM |

Salma emptily stares out of her glass window; her fingers gripping the window rods and her eyebrows furrowed as she tried to make out the distant conundrum from the wide playfield in front of her …