Tag: diseases

Animal Genomes Hold Cure For Human Diseases

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article image Genetic diseases are characterized as those diseases which occur due to genomic abnormalities. These disorders are usually present from birth called congenital diseases. Genetic disorders are very rare and their occurrence ratio is one to several thousands. These diseases can be hereditary or acquired and mainly occur due to changes in DNA sequences (mutation) of […]…Read More

Konjac glucomannan; a praising natural material against diseases

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article image Amorphophallus konjac is a large, perennial plant commonly present in different regions of Asia. It grows as a central rod like structure that is single, elongated plants which is called a corm and also contain a large leaf which surrounds the corm or central rod. The size of that leaf is about 4 feet around, […]…Read More

Pest control labs can fight insect-borne diseases

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International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has opened nuclear pest control labs to fight disease spreading insect and pests and damage crop. Sterile Insect Technique (SIT), a nuclear technique of insect birth control using radiation to sterilize male insects, nurtured in bulky numbers and released in a target area for mating with wild females. This SIT […]…Read More

PURSLANE: A Herbal Medicine for Treatment of Different Diseases

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article image Plants are used medicinally in different countries and are source of potent and powerful drugs. Over the centuries, the use of medicinal herbs has become an important part of daily life. The medical values of any vegetables are dictated by their phytochemical and other chemical constituents. Phytochemicals are those chemicals that may affect health, but […]…Read More

Avocado is the picnic treatment of cardiovascular diseases (Heart attack)

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article image The avocado is a tree which is native to tea and found in Central Mexico because it is the world’s largest avocado producer and exporter, demands of avocado within the US California and Florida states have increased since 1980s. It belongs to flowering plant family Lauraceae, genus/species is Persea americana also refers a tree fruits […]…Read More

Seminar on control of transboundary animal diseases held

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article image RAWALPINDI: Speakers at a seminar stressed on the dire need to eradicate transboundary animal diseases prevailing in the country by devising and opting effective measures and creating awareness among the stakeholders. The seminar on Control of transboundary animal diseases in Pakistan’ was jointly organized by Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (FVandamp;AS) in collaboration with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United…Read More

Seminar on Zoonotic diseases of pets and human health

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The Pet Centre of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore has recently organized a seminar to create awareness about Zoonotic Diseases of Pets and Human Health’ here in the City Campus Lahore.Vice-Chancellor Meritorious Prof. DrTalat Naseer Pasha chaired the concluding session of the seminar while Dean Faculty of Veterinary Science Prof Dr. Khushi Muhammad presided over its inaugural session.Speaking on the occasion, Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr. Talat Naseer…Read More

Emphasize made on quashing cotton diseases

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A two day workshop on cotton disease research titled as Enhancing Cotton Germplasm Improving Resistance to CLCV Disease’, was held at National Agricultural Research Centre to highlight the need of research to mitigate the extent of cotton crop diseases that account for heavy losses per annum. PARC Chairman Dr Iftikhar Ahmad termed the Pak-US CLCUV as one of the benchmark programmes which would not only help overcome the cotton disease in Pakistan but would also…Read More

Emphasize made on quashing cotton diseases

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A two day workshop on cotton disease research titled as 'Enhancing Cotton Germplasm Improving Resistance to CLCV Disease’, was held at National Agricultural Research Centre to highlight the need of research to mitigate the extent of cotton crop diseases that account for heavy losses per annum. PARC Chairman Dr Iftikhar Ahmad termed the Pak-US CLCUV as one of the benchmark programmes which would not only help overcome the cotton disease in Pakistan but would also help…Read More

Light-based tech helps control diseases: Tanveer

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The two-day international workshop on Gallium Nitride (GaN)-based LEDs and Laser Diodes has recently been concluded which was jointly organised by the Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS) and National Institute of Laser and Optronics (NILOP). Minister for Science and Technology and Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain told the the celebration of 2015, as the year of light was a global initiative, which would create awareness among the…Read More