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Another child gets polio as special vaccination drive starts

Islamabad: Yet another child in Pakistan was crippled by polio on Monday, which also marked the first day of a special vaccination campaign targeting over 10.25 million eligible children in core reservoirs. This is Pakistan’s 24th polio case so far in 2019—a …Read more





Enlisting public support for eradication of polio

The National Emergency Operations Centre says the Monday polio vaccination drive will target more than 1225 million children in 45 districts During the special campaign thousands of frontline
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Post-scare BMC to start special polio vaccine drive today

MUMBAI A special drive to immunize around 1200 children from four wards with the oral and injectable polio vaccines will start on Monday A child between 0-2 years is supposed to get five doses of oral polio vaccine OPV and two doses of inactivated
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6000 parents refuse to get their children vaccinated against polio

The three-day anti-polio drive that was launched on April 22 is being followed by two-day mop-up activity and then a special activity would field activities at least for another one week to administer vaccine to children who have missed the dose
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World Immunization Week 2019 7 diseases you can prevent with vaccines

The special drive take HPV vaccine Ideally a child should get HPV vaccine when she is 11 or 12 years old It is given in two shots and both the shots should be given in a 6 to 12-month gap However if the gap is less than 5 months another shot
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Pakistan had all but eliminated polio then a rumor took hold

Between 1994 and last year the number of infected children in Pakistan plunged from 20000 to just 12 But since late last month 10 new cases have been reported Unless the vaccination drive starts up be required to get polio drops suspicion began
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Pakistan had all but eliminated polio Then things went badly wrong

But another polio is seeing at least a momentary resurgence in Pakistan Between 1994 and last year the number of infected children in Pakistan plunged from 20000 to just 12 But 15 new cases have been reported this year Unless the vaccination drive
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Special anti-polio drive launched in core virus reservoirs cities

ISLAMABAD – National Emergency Operations Centre on Monday launched a special anti-polio campaign to vaccinate above 10 million children in several districts including the twin cities. READ MORE: PTI govt to materialize dream of new Pakistan: Usman …Read more





Polio virus attacks two more children

The government launched a three-day anti-polio drive on Monday During the campaign children and to urgently shut down virus transmission in core reservoirs by implementing a package including improved basic health services essential immunization
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Will Pakistan ever become polio free

The virus remains active in the Khyber-Peshawar corridor Karachi and Quetta block all serve as core reservoirs the polio eradication drive Just like Haji Khan from Quetta there are many hundreds who have migrated to cities because of the
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950 cops to provide security to vaccinators

ISLAMABAD As the capital gears up for the first anti-polio drive of the year The parents should cooperate with special teams so that the set target could be achieved he urged The twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi had been termed
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Why Pakistans polio eradication program is hit by conspiracy theories

Militants launched attacks on our teams and killed several workers It became difficult for the workers to continue their door to door drive in three core reservoirs Peshawar Quetta block and Karachi where polio virus is consistently found
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Vigil against polio must not drop doctors warn

The date has special significance for Madurai are pumping millions of dollars into the anti-polio drive As a determined nation is pushing polio to a corner the day to say goodbye to the wild virus is not far away
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Are these tiny inherently safe nuclear reactors the path to a carbon-free future

Nuclear powers cost is at the heart of a debate that officially launched in Pennsylvania last week with the Holtec International a private company in Camden whose core business is managing spent fuel at nuclear reactors and decommissioning old
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Vitamin D and Diabetes: What We Learned From the D2d Trial

This transcript has been edited for clarity. Jay H. Shubrook, DO: I’m Jay Shubrook. We’re here at the 79th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association in San Francisco, California. Today we’re going to talk about the D2d study. I’m happy to have …Read more





Vitamin D and Diabetes What We Learned From the D2d Trial

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Trial finds vitamin D does not prevent type 2 diabetes in people at high risk

The Vitamin D and Type 2 Diabetes D2d study enrolled 2423 adults and they compared the vitamin D and placebo groups As we learned from the NIDDK-funded Diabetes Prevention Program
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Large study to examine if vitamin D prevents diabetes

The multiyear Vitamin D and Type 2 Diabetes D2d study will include about 2500 people Its goal is to learn if vitamin D specifically randomized and controlled clinical trial is complete we wont know if taking vitamin D supplements lowers
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Keck Medicine researchers to examine if vitamin D prevents diabetes

The multiyear Vitamin D and Type 2 Diabetes D2d study will include approximately 2500 people The aim is to learn if vitamin D specifically including prevention of Type 2 diabetes But we need rigorous testing to determine if vitamin D will
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Happy ever after 25 ways to live well into old age

We did DNA tests built records of our blood pressure blood glucose cholesterol and vitamin D levels and took note of our BMI and It also appears to fend off Alzheimers type 2 diabetes and weight gain There are several forms of fasting and
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Heart and Kidneys Feature in Diabetes Trials in San Francisco

I think its really shifting the algorithm for what agents people use in type 2 diabetes and in what sequence Some of these trials will have a major impact on how we practice multicenter Vitamin D and Type 2 Diabetes D2d clinical trial supported
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EOC to launch polio case response drive in KP today

PESHAWAR – In view of polio outbreak in Bannu division and continuous virus circulation in the province, Emergency Operations Centre Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has decided to launch polio case response campaign in Bannu division, DI Khan division and in …Read more





EOC to launch polio drive in six districts of K-P

For this purpose the EOC has planned a three-day anti-polio drive in Lakki Marwat According to Zunairas case summary a copy of which is available with The Express Tribune her uncle drove her to a local practitioner most likely a quack as
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PEOC to launch anti-polio campaign with exclusive IPV in Peshawar

PESHAWAR Due to continuous virus circulation in the environment and reporting of two new polio cases from Bannu and Bajaur the Provincial Emergency Operations Center PEOC in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa KP has decided to launch case response in 21 districts of
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Special anti-polio drive starts in five KP districts

PESHAWAR More than 05 million children under five will be administered the Oral Polio Vaccine OPV in the anti-Polio drive in five districts of Khyber and 13 Union Councils of Mansehra as a case response to the Gilgilt-Baltistan Case
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Another Polio case reported from Bajaur

Laboratory isolated wild polio virus from stools and confirmed it to be polio case which was notified by NEOC Islamabad today Total count of polio cases in Tribal Districts during 2018 reached 4 polio cases and sixth in the province of KP Family of the
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KP begins drive against measles

In all 4341 teams will vaccinate 1201466 children against polio and outbreak response campaigns targeting different age groups with available vaccines for routine programme resulting in high incidence of measles 1008 measles cases were
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Special anti-polio drive kick-starts in 6 KP districts EOC coordinator

As many as 13 million children under five years of age will be administered Oral Polio Vaccine OPV in the anti-polio drive in six districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa KP including Peshawar Battagram and Kohistan as case response to Gilgit-Baltistan
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Vitamin D Supplements May Not Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

A large new study has examined the effects of vitamin D on a diverse group of adults and found no evidence that this supplement can prevent type 2 diabetes. Islamabad (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / Online – 17th June, 2019) A large new study has …Read more


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Vitamin D fails to prevent type 2 diabetes in large study

Vitamin D also keeps bones healthy and doctors may recommend a supplement D as a diabetes preventive one done in Norway and the other in Japan also found that type 2 rates were lower with the vitamin but the differences were once again not
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Vitamin D Supplement Does Not Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in People at High Risk

Vitamin D supplements do not reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes However whether vitamin D supplementation may help prevent or delay type 2 diabetes was not known The study screened participants every three to six months for
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Vitamin D Supplements Dont Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk Study Suggests

Fewer people taking the vitamin D supplement developed diabetes compared with the placebo group 242 compared with 267 percent but that difference was not statistically significant The ability of vitamin D supplementation to prevent type 2
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Vitamin D supplements may not prevent type 2 diabetes

Healthline Media Inc would like to process and share personal data eg mobile ad id and data about your use of our site eg content interests with our third party partners see a current list using cookies and similar automatic collection tools
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Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Delay Type 2 Diabetes in High-Risk Patients

SAN FRANCISCO Supplementation with vitamin D does not delay the onset of type 2 diabetes Given some previous observational data that serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D may be associated with risk for type 2 diabetes researchers aimed to assess whether
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Vitamin D and estrogen can prevent heart disease stroke and diabetes in women

Similarly vitamin D has been associated with several markers of metabolic syndrome including obesity hyperglycemia insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes to 86 years who were not taking estrogen and vitamin Dcalcium supplements at the beginning
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Patient dies after undergoing fecal transplant procedure

Fecal transplants, though experimental, have been lifesaving, reports the New York Times, citing the cases of some patients who were being ravaged by “uncontrollable diarrhea” caused by the the bacterial infection C. difficile. But in one recent case, such a …Read more





Patient dies after undergoing fecal transplant procedure

Fecal transplants though experimental have been lifesaving reports the New York Times citing the cases of some patients who were being ravaged by uncontrollable diarrhea caused by the
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FDA warns against fecal transplants after one patient contracted a drug-resistant infection and DIED

A patient has died after undergoing a fecal transplant and contracting a drug-resistant infection though why they elected to have the procedures is unclear They both developed drug-resistant E coli infections and one of the two patients died
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FDA warns against fecal transplant treatment after one patient dies

The US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning after a patient died following a fecal transplant procedure to treat C difficile Clostridium difficile is an infection of the intestines that can be deadly When other treatment options such as
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Patients Death After Fecal Transplant Highlights the Dangers of DIY Treatments

Fecal transplants used for the transplant was not properly screened for harmful drug-resistant organisms prior to the procedure Both patients became sick after getting an Ecoli infection from the same donor stool and one patient died
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What Is a Fecal Transplant Patients Death Linked to the Procedure FDA Warns

The FDA issued a safety alert on Thursday after one person who received a fecal transplant died The procedure which takes stool aka poop from a donor and places it in the body of a patient is not approved by the FDA In this case two people with
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Warning issued by FDA after patient dies following fecal transplant

A warning from the US Food and Drug Administration FDA was issued yesterday after a patient died procedure is intended to restore a diverse and stable gut microbiome that is in keeping with what would be considered a healthy bowel A fecal
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Parents refusing polio vaccination not to face police cases

ISLAMABAD: The National Polio Programme has decided not to register police cases against the parents refusing vaccination to their children — a move that may severely affect the polio eradication campaign starting in core areas on Monday. “About 50,000 …Read more





Parents refusing polio vaccination not to face police cases

ISLAMABAD The National Polio Programme has decided not to register police cases against the parents refusing vaccination to their children a move that may severely affect the polio eradication campaign starting in core areas on Monday About 50000
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Parents no more face arrest over polio vaccination refusal

PESHAWAR The administration has stopped arresting parents over refusing polio vaccination for not accepting OPV He said that covering missed children were also a priority for the vaccinators who worked under full protection of police
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Pakistan police arrest parents for refusing polio vaccine

Police in northwest declared war on polio last year and Mehsud said officials would brook no refusal from parents There is no mercy we have decided to deal with the refusal cases with iron hands Anyone who refuses the vaccine will be sent
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Nigeria Parents Face Arrest for Refusing Polio Vaccine

Immunisation officials in Kebbi have threatened to arrest parents who refuse polio vaccine such cases as noncompliance If they really went to hospital the healthworkers would have told them to allow immunisation So going to hospital is not an
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Legal action for parents teachers who refuse polio vaccination for children

Confirming the news Secretary Health Balochistan Noorul Haq Baloch said his department had proposed a law under which parents and heads of schools and religious seminaries will not only be held responsible for the refusal of anti-polio vaccination but
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French parents face jail for refusing to inoculate children

They face a fine of 30000 euros and up to two years in jail for refusing order not to play Russian roulette with my childrens health Marc Larre told France Info radio before Thursdays hearing The Larre parents gripe is not the vaccines
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Anti-polio Vaccination Campaign Begins In Sindh On Monday

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 16th Jun, 2019 ) :Around 5.5 million children of under-five years of age from across Sindh will be vaccinated against polio virus in Sindh during a campaign, starting from Monday. The campaign will continue for a …Read more





Anti-polio vaccination campaign to start on Monday

KARACHI Around 55 million children of under-five years of age from across Sindh will be vaccinated against polio virus in Sindh during a campaign starting from Monday against polio through efficient vaccination Equal responsibility lies upon
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Anti-polio campaign begins

In light of this an anti-polio campaign was launched on Monday across Sindh in which nine million children including 24m children in Karachi will be administered anti-polio vaccines said the health secretary He was addressing a press conference at
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Three-day anti-polio campaign kicks off

A three-day anti-polio drive began on Monday nationwide with 896205 children below the age of five years will be administered the polio vaccine in seven tribal districts In Sindh polio campaign begins in all districts of Karachi and 18 districts
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Pakistan launches nationwide anti-polio vaccination drive targets 213 million under five children

PESHAWAR Pakistan on Monday launched a massive nationwide anti-polio vaccination drive Polio virus can cause paralysis or death The three-day campaign will begin in 88 out of the 94 planned districts The Express Tribune reported
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Anti-Polio campaign begins in KP to vaccinate over 55mn children

PESHAWAR A three-day anti-polio was launched in 25 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 08 million in Tribal Districts under the age of five here on Monday The campaign will be conducted in 18 settled and seven tribal districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
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KARACHI Around 55 million children of under-five years of age from across Sindh will be vaccinated against polio virus in Sindh during a campaign starting from Monday The campaign will continue for
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Polio vaccination drive starts today

A new polio vaccination campaign is scheduled to start on June 17 (today). Health Department staff will go from door-to-door to vaccinate over 10.25 million children. According to a press release issued by the National Emergency Operations Centre, 23 new …Read more


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Polio vaccination drive starts today

A new polio vaccination campaign is scheduled to start on June 17 today Health Department staff will go from door-to-door to vaccinate over 1025 million children According to a press release
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Anti-polio vaccination campaign to start on Monday

The EOC coordinator also urged the parents and community leaders along with other influential sections to realise their responsibility towards unassuming kids and help strengthen their immunity against polio through efficient vaccination Equal
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Coming anti-polio drive in Khyber to be made a success

He said that before April 22 incidetns they had repeatedly achieved the vaccination target So far we have detected only one polio case in Khyber since start of this year he added Our immediate aim would be to regain our previous target during
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Countrywide polio immunisation drive starts

He said that the anti-polio drive will target children in all four provinces Pakistan-administered Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan against the crippling disease The official said that during this vaccination campaign a total of 20 million children below
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Somalia Major Polio Vaccination Drive Starts Throughout the Country

vaccinators are offering bivalent oral polio vaccine bOPV which protects against type 1 and type 3 polioviruses National Polio Immunization Days are a major healthcare drive and this one offers quality immunization to protect Somali children against
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Pakistani anti-polio drive faces attacks mistrust

There are now doubts about whether the next vaccination drive scheduled to start in June will start on time Babar Bin Atta Prime Minister Imran Khans point man on polio eradication said in an interview that environmental sampling shows that the virus
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Thailand Announces Dengue Epidemic As Contraction Numbers Double 5-Year Average – Reports

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 16th June, 2019) Thailand’s Department of Disease Control (DDC) announced a dengue fever epidemic in the country, local media reported, citing a department official. According to DCC deputy director-general, …Read more





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But perhaps the most surprising finding from this weeks poll is that more than double the number of people who think the standard of living will improve for the next generation think that it will be worse And a third think it will be a lot worse
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