10 Popular Sports that are Played in Pakistan

Pakistan has the fifth highest population in the world and with that comes millions of people who make popular sports thrive. Most people may take this country as a cricket powerhouse, but that’s not the case. Pakistan is home to a diverse range of games and has achieved the top prize in many sports. Some sports have been around for […]

Substantial rise in the incidence of renal replacement therapy due to nephrosclerosis

A new Japanese study reveals that the age-standardized incidence rates of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) requiring renal replacement therapy (RRT) due to chronic glomerulonephritis and diabetic nephropathy has decreased, while rates due to nephrosclerosis have increased considerably between 2006 and 2020. Age-specific incidence rates of RRT attributed to nephrosclerosis also increased in many age groups, suggesting that the increased number […]

5 Most Anticipated Hip Hop Albums of 2023

2022 was a massive year for hip hop albums with successes like Metro Boomin’s Heroes and Villains and Kendrick Lamar’s Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers. There were also surprise releases such as Drake’s Honestly, Nevermind and Stormzy’s This Is What I Mean. So of course, fans are eagerly waiting for what artists have lined up for 2023. There are […]

Comparing the cost-effectiveness of treatments for blood clots in cancer patients

Research conducted by UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Cincinnati shows that direct oral anti-coagulant (DOAC) drugs are more effective and are more cost-effective than low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) for treating cancer-associated thrombosis (CAT). A new study to be published in the Annals of Internal Medicine on December 27, 2022 examines the cost-effectiveness of the four most utilized anticoagulation strategies for blood clots, which include LMWH, apixaban, edoxaban and rivaroxaban. Authors […]

Wastewater samples show the dramatic effects of tough love on codeine addicts as consumption plunges

Switching the painkiller codeine to a prescription-only medicine in 2018 led to a 37 per cent overall drop in its consumption across Australia, according to new findings from wastewater sampling published in the journal Addiction. The samples, taken from 49 wastewater treatment plants, which cover catchment areas for 10.6 million Australians, show the dramatic effect of withdrawing the country’s most misused […]