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Is Your Child Protected? The Anti-Vaccine Movement: Bad News for Children Everywhere

February 19, 2017 – 2:30 PM |

Imagine this scene: you are being bombarded everywhere by misguided research and maniacal parents, all urging you to give up on vaccinating your child because of clearly unscientific reasons. You look at your little angels, …

Should Practice Ever be Fully Based on Evidence and Science?

February 18, 2017 – 11:36 AM |

Evidence-based practice has become a buzz word these days, particularly in the healthcare system. One of the questions I would like to draw attention to is about evidence-based practice (EBP). It often compels me to …

Heart Diseases in Nigeria: The Obesity Plague

October 28, 2016 – 12:18 AM |

According to a research ‘The growing threat of Obesity in Nigeria’ by HerbalPro, a herbal solution company that focuses on providing prevention and improvements to the most prevalent illnesses and diseases through herbal products, Obesity …

Gene Therapy: Can ‘Revolutionary’ and ‘Controversial’ Go Together?

April 7, 2016 – 6:09 PM |

By definition, a state of disease is objectively perceived as an abnormal condition characterized by a disorder of a certain function or structure. In the bigger picture, our understanding of disease can become a stairway …

An Experience: Presentation of Research Proposal to Scientific Committee

April 6, 2016 – 1:52 AM |

Being a postgraduate student and a seeker of knowledge has led me to the wondrous world of research. From sieving different research ideas to developing a research proposal then getting it approved by research supervisors …

Poles of the Temperament Spectrum: A Bird’s-Eye View of Extroversion and Introversion

December 21, 2015 – 8:15 PM |

One of the basic psychological distinctions we can make regarding the personality of people is that of Extroversion or Introversion. Extroverts are typically considered as people who are stimulated by their external environment (the name gives …

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.

DRACO: The New Wonder Drug of the Near Future?

October 4, 2015 – 8:54 PM |

Celebrating the Death of Smallpox, WHO Declares Smallpox Eradicated, Smallpox: A Vaccination Success Story—for anyone having been a functional part of society, thirty-five years ago, such headlines would have been personal reasons to look towards …

Polio Virus may Cure Cancer: A Genetic Engineering Miracle

April 25, 2015 – 11:15 AM |

As I browsed aimlessly, checking random websites, I came across something which compelled me to click and read further. ‘Cure of cancer by Polio Virus,’ said the promising headline. Delighted, I rushed to inform my …

Opportunities for Research in Medical School: A Perspective from Pakistan

March 28, 2015 – 10:09 PM |

Fourth-year begins with a hustle and with the excitement that final year is just around the corner. A lot of medical schools offer research programs in  fourth year. The idea is simple: to promote knowledge, …

How We Got this Far: Remembering the Horrifying Medical Experiments of the Past

November 29, 2014 – 10:35 AM |

Research and experimentation has always been the basis of the evolution of the human mind. It provided us with knowledge and brought humanity out of caves of darkness into the light, pushing the limits and …

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 …

Revolutionizing Medicine – The Future of 3D Printing in Healthcare

November 12, 2014 – 11:19 PM |

3D printing has gained much popularity recently. Within the space of a few years, it has gone from a novelty known only to enthusiasts, to a process that had had an impact on almost every …