Shafqat Amanat Ali apologises for ‘not being able to win praises’

Courtesy The News International KARACHI: Famous singer Shafqat Amanat Ali on Sunday apologised to the nation “for not being able to win praises ” while representing Pakistan at the opening ceremony of Pakistan-India match at the Eden Gardens Kolkata cricket stadium on Saturday. He was invited to sing national anthem at the ceremony, where Bollywood…

Insomniacs, It’s Not Lack Of Sleep That’s Behind Your High Cholesterol

Courtesy Msn Health And Fitness New research has found no link between insomnia and cholesterol levels unless the patient is taking sleeping pills. Sleep apnea, a potentially serious disorder in which breathing is repeatedly interrupted during sleep, is associated with certain health risks, including an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. These findings have prompted some people to…

WHO backs trials of bacteria, genetic modification to fight Zika mosquitoes

Courtesy The News International LONDON: The World Health Organization (WHO) called on Friday for pilot projects to test two experimental ways to curb Zika-carrying mosquitoes, including testing the release of genetically modified insects and bacteria that stop their eggs hatching. Zika virus, which is sweeping through the Americas, is transmitted primarily by the Aedes aegypti…