15 06, 2019

Action Plan to alleviate Children’s Stunting & Malnutrition presented


The Prime Minister's Health Task Force, consisting of internationally recognized experts from many fields of healthcare, has presented a detailed action plan for alleviation of stunting and malnutrition in children. The task force, consisting of experts from clinical and hospitals, public health, drugs, nursing, nutrition and other medical fields, held its first meeting under its [...]

15 03, 2019

Advances in Dental Care – What’s new at the Dentist


Dr. M. Ashraf Khan M.D. Are you behind on your dental visits, and now you’re being driven in by a toothache, other dental problems, or guilt? If so, be prepared -- not for a lecture from your dentist -- but for discovering that there is a host of new options to keep teeth healthy and beautiful. Here are [...]

15 06, 2012

Vitamins role in healthy life discussed


Highlighting the importance of vitamin B in the human body, medical experts at a symposium on Thursday said that its deficiency could greatly affect life and cause illness. In its different forms vitamin B could help people manage their weight and ensure proper functioning of immune and nervous systems, the experts said. They said vitamins played [...]

15 06, 2012

Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Points to Food and Farming on World Environment Day as Key to Improving Health, Environment, and Equality Worldwide


New book illustrates how food insecurity, malnutrition, obesity, and cultural disconnection plague the global agricultural system and demand solutions from around the world    Worldwide, 30 percent of food is wasted, 1 billion people go to bed hungry each night while another 1 billion suffer from health problems related to obesity, and agriculture contributes to [...]