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Treatment of Rawal lake water found unfit for human consumption

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The untreated water tests from Rawal lake by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) and investigated at National Water Quality Laboratory (NWQL) were observed to be unfit for human utilization because of the nearness of risky microscopic organisms distinguished in the samples. Pakistan Council for Research in Water Resources (PCRWR), an innovative work association working under […]…Read More

ZIKA VIRUS: AN EMERGING THREAT TO HUMAN HEALTH NATIONAL AND GLOBAL SCENARIO

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article image A new emerging mosquito borne virus (Flaviviridae), first segregated in 1947 from a Rhesus monkey present in Zika forest of East African country Uganda, is the Zika virus. Its transmission is mainly by the bite of Aedes mosquitoes. In sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, there were occasional cases after first Zika virus emergence. The outbreaks […]…Read More

Urdu Science Board (USB) arranged a lecture to highlight causes and effects of climate change on human life.

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According to a press release, in his keynote lecture, Ch Muhammad Aslam, Director Pakistan Meteorological Department, said smoke emitted from vehicles and factories, toxic gases, deforestation and other natural and human factors were the main causes of climate change and global warming, consequently causing the increase in weather intensity, rise in sea level, dreadful natural […]…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

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

Research is vital for human development: Speakers CIIT workshop

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article image C2 CIIT ISB: No nation could advance without pursuing on research and innovation. All over the world, the quality research is vital and crucial for human development, said by Dr Syed Qandil Abbas, Assistant Professor, Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) while addressing the participants of the three-day training workshop on Research Methodology: Methods and Tools, organized by COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT). Dr Abbas said that the workshop would boost aptitude and capacity…Read More

Human evolution: the unsolved mystery

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article image THE EVOLUTIONARY history of the apes is interesting, as they were the first animal having some sort of intelligence. Australopithecus was one of the first such ape species, which gradually evolved into Homo erectus. A systematic study of the fossils of all these creatures indicates that the¥ gradually adopted a bipedal character, and lived in groups. The most important character of these creatures was the progressive expansion, elaboration and evolution of their brain. The increase in the…Read More

HUMAN EVOLUTION

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article image The evolutionary history of the apes is interesting, as they were the first animal having some sort of intelligence. Australopithecus was one of the first such ape species, which gradually evolved into Homo erectus. A systematic study of the fossils of all these creatures indicates that the¥ gradually adopted a bipedal character, and lived in groups. The most important character of these creatures was the progressive expansion, elaboration and evolution of their brain. The increase in the…Read More