Tag: health

RICKETTSIOSIS: A NEGLECTED ONE HEALTH THREAT

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Pakistan is the 4th largest milk producing country of the world. Total annual milk production of Pakistan is 34 million tons. A big portion (58%) of this production is obtained from buffaloes. So, the livestock is considered as an asset for the people of Pakistan. Healthy livestock means more production, prosperous farmers and ultimately progressing […]…Read More

Speakers term successful implementation on health related SDGs key to improve health services

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Islamabad: strengthening institutional networks and capacities would play key role in successful implementation of health related SDGs. The failure in achieving MDGs should be taken as lesson learned opportunity and hence, to be forward looking by identifying and redressing the gaps in implementation so that health services could be improved across Pakistan.     . The speakers […]…Read More

Impact of Climate Change on Human Health

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The Pacific-based El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO), an approximately semi-decadal cycle, influences much of the world’s regional weather patterns. Climate change is increasing the frequency and/or amplitude of El Niño. It defined well how climatic extremes events can effect on human health. The two important categories of climatic extremes are first is simple extremes of […]…Read More

Video lecture on health issues of birds in summer

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LAHORE (24-05-17): The University of Veterinary and Animals Sciences Lahore in collaboration with Panchi Virsa Foundation organised a lecture on “Various health issues of birds in summer, their feeding tips, major diseases and medication tips” etc. Dr Rob Marshall, one of the world’s top bird veterinarians from Australia, delivered the lecture via video link from […]…Read More

Impact of mulching on soil health and plant growth

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article image THE ENGLISH word mulch has been used since the 17th century, is probably derived from the German vernacular "Molsch" meaning soft or beginning to decay. Mulch is a material applied to the soil surface to prevent loss of water by evaporation, to suppress weeds, to reduce temperature fluctuations or to promote productivity. It is one of the important agronomic practices for conserving soil moisture and modifying the soil health. Nature produces large quantities of mulch all the time…Read More

Biochar and soil health relations and benefits

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article image Soil is a major part of life of human being which supports a man from its birth to death. Its creation is not just within days or months or years, it needs centuries. It`s maintenance is essential for every generation with the climate simultaneously. It is basically itself a whole world. It has nutrients, elements, organic matter, a lot of species of organisms and indirectly a symbol of life. A wide range of biodiversity survives in it. Human extract a…Read More

Health Benefits of Jojoba Oil

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article image Jojoba oil is obtained from the seeds of a plant Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba). It is about 50 % of seed by weight. In unrefined condition, it shows golden color with nutty smell but in refined condition, it is colorless and odorless. It is a stable oil due to its components triglycerides when compared with other vegetable oils. It is a part of many cosmetic products that are known as made up from natural ingredients. For example some products containing…Read More

White Sugar and its effect on human health

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Important nutrient in our diet is carbohydrates. They supply energy to our body. Carbohydrates are composed of three constituents like fiber, starch and sugar. Starch and fiber are complicated carbohydrates and sugar is in simple form. Through nutrient quality we determine how much of these are present in food. Our body needs total three customs of carbohydrates to work properly. Glucose which is used as energy is broken down from sugar and starches. Sugar’s important role is to provide…Read More

White Sugar and its Effects on Human Health

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article image Important nutrient in our diet is carbohydrates. They supply energy to our body. Carbohydrates are composed of three constituents like fiber, starch and sugar. Starch and fiber are complicated carbohydrates and sugar is in simple form. Through nutrient quality we determine how much of these are present in food. Our body needs total three customs of carbohydrates to work properly. Glucose which is used as energy is broken down from sugar and starches. Sugar…Read More