Category Archive: Featured, Health Talk

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of all?

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of all?

The best part of growing up in the 90s is the commercials that came during the drama breaks. From paan masaala ads to the skin bleach commercial “Bus 15 minute mein ho gayi mein gori...
My Dream of becoming a Nurse is Not Unworthy

My Dream of becoming a Nurse is Not Unworthy

“I so want to be a nurse that each day after my school, I go to a clinic nearby my place and serve as a volunteer. People tell me, I should be a doctor, but I want to be a nurse! A career in which...
Fight off Dehydration during Ramadan

Fight off Dehydration during Ramadan

  In the Holy month of Ramadan, where we curb our appetite and thirst, and also refrain from the prohibited acts, it’s important to make sure one remains healthy to keep the fasts.  ...
Smartphone Healthcare

Smartphone Healthcare

What if the next time you step into your doctor’s office for an examination, she reaches into her white coat pocket and pulls out an iPhone instead of a stethoscope? That’s the idea behind...
How to fight off Sunburn?

How to fight off Sunburn?

Last Saturday, while on a rendezvous with friends under the merciless scorching sun, I got burnt- wasn’t exactly on fire, but my skin surely was. Sunburn as per wikipedia is “a form of radiation...
Home remedies to Lighten Dark Elbows and Knees

Home remedies to Lighten Dark Elbows and Knees

If you have tried all the means to conceal darkened elbows and knees. And it has limited your options of having your desirable wardrobe. Here are few simple home remedies for the flawless skin....
My Mediterranean Cooking

My Mediterranean Cooking

Here goes my latest cooking experitments; “African Peanut Soup”, a delicious all plant dish, containing 130 Calories in a bowl serving. I prepared it in 30 minutes(did not use...
Natural Remedies For Hyper-pigmentation

Natural Remedies For Hyper-pigmentation

A skin disorder in which certain areas of skin become patchy and dark is known as hyper-pigmentation, that is a result of excessive production of melanin.Beside that, there are many other factors...
We Don’t Need a Healthy Pakistan!

We Don’t Need a Healthy Pakistan!

What does health mean to this nation? Economic? Social? Political? But ever Health purely and essentially, Health? I presume Not. Ironically, health in this part of the world is only restricted to...
Water for Weight Loss

Water for Weight Loss

Water, with the consent of God, can prove to be miraculous for your target weight loss plan. While many of us routinely seek weight loss options, however, we usually tend to ignore the obvious...
Natural Remedies For Thyroid Dysfunction

Natural Remedies For Thyroid Dysfunction

Thyroid gland is a vital part of the endocrine system as it helps in ideal functioning of human’s metabolism; protein synthesis and it also assist in overall adjustment and sensitivities of other...
Why ‘O’ Why the Cold?

Why ‘O’ Why the Cold?

Have common flue and cold have turned into an epidemic taking down anyone and everyone with it? Or is it that we are doing something very wrong that the flue bug is infecting us beyond redemption?...
The Politics of Health in Pakistan

The Politics of Health in Pakistan

The health of a nation can be measured by its health care system while the health care system hinges on the country’s national health policy and strategy. The country’s political leadership is...
Is Personalized Primary Healthcare Possible in Pakistan?

Is Personalized Primary Healthcare Possible in Pakistan?

Health has always been a major issue for any country. Anywhere in the world, health plays a primary role in determining the human capital. Healthcare reforms have gained serious attention in...
Prefer Prevention overCure

Prefer Prevention overCure

Before entering into post-graduate studies the term ‘health’ just meant to me ‘not having the disease’ and ‘disease’ was just an unusual experience of life and if got sick the target was...
Child Mortality: Are We Contravening Their Right to Live?

Child Mortality: Are We Contravening Their Right to Live?

After the recent whistle by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) that MDGs set for 2015 would not be met as per child mortality, I’m set to assume that we are contravening their...
Mental Distress in Pregnancy

Mental Distress in Pregnancy

Reproductive health is quite difficult to talk about in a conservative society where it’s considered as an extremely private affair of a couple but any of complexities and consequences are to be...
Use Nuts to Burn Away Fat

Use Nuts to Burn Away Fat

In South Asia people have many uses of nuts (especially WALNUTS), other than eating them up. They spread nuts around a small opening, alittle extended than the nut itself. They place one nut in this...
Spa Craze

Spa Craze

It seems womankind has been struck with the  current spa craze. So many spa centers on the Karachi snob list with their flag-high rates make me only wonder if we have become too self-indulgent or...
Eat Yogurt to Lose Weight

Eat Yogurt to Lose Weight

Although there are numerous theories about yogurt, yet no one has ever proved it harmful for health. Yogurt has always come out to be the most beneficial product for human beings. Research work has...
Tip: Sshh..No Ear-buds

Tip: Sshh..No Ear-buds

While a lot of us squeeze cotton buds in our ears sometimes as a meditation technique, also as a pass time and at other times for genuine ear itching.   For those of you who don’t know: It...
Eat Lean Meat and Lose Fat

Eat Lean Meat and Lose Fat

High protein, low fat and low carbohydrate meals burn energy storage in human body more quickly than a low fat food. Such foods and diets lessen the need for caloric consumption and hunger. One can...

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