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Bio Resonance Therapy: A new glimmer of hope

KARACHI: It is almost ten in the morning, as people from different areas within and outside Karachi wait at the Medical Frequency Centre’s reception near Federal B Area in Gulberg Town, Karachi. People from all ages and backgrounds are in the queue, waiting for their share of hope of life. …

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Early deaths among care leavers revealed

Image caption Daniel found it hard to adjust after leaving care Young people who have grown up in care are far more likely to die in early adulthood than other young people, Freedom of Information figures reveal. They show 90 people who left care in the UK between 2012 and …

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Football heading ‘linked to brain damage’

Image copyright Thinkstock UK scientists say they have uncovered tentative evidence that repeated blows to the head during a footballer’s professional career may be linked to long-term brain damage. The research, the first of its kind, follows anecdotal reports that players heading heavy balls may be more prone to developing …

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Scottish schools ‘lacking’ mental health provision

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Cosla said there was a shortage of mental health workers following budget cuts A lack of mental health provision for young people in Scotland is leaving them in distress and at serious risk, according to key children’s charities. The Scottish Children’s Services Coalition, said urgent …

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Mental health therapy for Muslims embraces religion

Muslims with mental health issues could be helped by re-embracing their beliefs and religious teachings, it is claimed. Traditionally, therapists have shied away from talking about religion as part of treatment. But an NHS project based on research by Leeds University is “showing some individual signs of success”. Those behind …

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Cosmetic surgery procedures ‘fell by 40% in 2016’

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Britons are now more likely to opt for non-surgical procedures, such as facial injections, surgeons say The number of people having cosmetic surgery in the UK in 2016 dropped by 40% compared with 2015, figures show. The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons said 30,750 …

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