Tag: health

Effects and management of biological magnification on human health

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Harmful chemicals and heavy metals flow into lakes, seas and ocean when agricultural and human waste is discharged into water. These chemicals and harmful metals cause various dangerous diseases and also affect the plants and animals. They also disturb the food chain and aquatic organisms. These chemicals are not digested they accumulate into animals that […]…Read More

Unhygienic effects of cockroaches and their remedies for human health

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article image Cockroaches are undesirable pests in households and buildings. During night, they visit for food in food storage areas, kitchens, and other severe places. They are called pest due to their dirty habits and unpleasant smell. They play a vital role as a carrier of various intestinal diseases such as Cholera, Typhoid and dysentery. They are […]…Read More

TPL Maps marks wheel chair accessible locations to commemorate World Health Day

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article image PR:  TPL Maps, Pakistan’s first digital mapping solution continues to roll out innovative, user-driven capabilities on its next generation mobile app services. Recently the tech firm decided to work for the handicapped population of Pakistan by integrating wheelchair access points in its TPL Maps application to commemorate ‘World Health Day’. In its initial stage the service […]…Read More

Major health risks associated with fast food use and alarming need of community awareness

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Food is a necessary requirement of body but it is important to consider that what is eaten and what must be left. Now a day there is a trend of fast food/junk food. Fast food is basically a kind of food that is cooked and served promptly. This type of food is less important in nutrition content […]…Read More

History from “One Medicine” to “One Health”

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article image It was Calvin Schwabe’s thorough rethinking of the concept of “one medicine” in 1976 that fully recognized the close systemic interaction of humans and animals for nutrition, livelihood and health. International organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have institutionalized “one medicine” partly as Veterinary Public Health […]…Read More

Pak-Sino Health Diplomacy: A novel paradigm for CPEC project

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article image The global developments are shifting the nature of human interaction across a wide range of social sphere including the economic, political, cultural, health and environmental. Globalization is driving a world system comprising national economies and societies that are increasingly influenced by factors outside their borders. Contemporary globalization is a driving force behind the rise of […]…Read More

Effects of contaminated water on health and environment

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Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies (e.g. lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifers and groundwater). This form of environmental degradation occurs when pollutants are directly or indirectly discharged into water bodies without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds. Water pollution affects the entire biosphere plants and organisms living in these bodies of water. In almost […]…Read More