Baldness and thinning hair are due to aging DNA, study finds

  While the phenomenon has long been unexplained, scientists are beginning to solve the mystery Thinning hair and the onset of baldness is the result of follicle-creating stem cells becoming damaged over time, a study has found. While scientists have long struggled to understand what causes baldness, research published in the journal Science points to…

PHDA to play vital role in Halal Industry growth

LAHORE (APP): Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA), the first ever public sector Halal Certification Body, will play a significant role in growth of Halal sector businesses of Pakistan. Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC) Director General Miss Asmat Gull Khatak expressed these view at a seminar on the PHDA accreditation by PNAC, Ministry of Science and…

Could this mark the end of BMI? New obesity measure ‘is better at predicting risk of early death – accounting for body shape, not just height and weight’

It is controversial, yet the most widely used measure of obesity, across the world. Body mass index, more often referred to as BMI, determines whether a person is underweight, normal, overweight or obese. The measurement is calculated by dividing a person’s weight – in kilograms – by their height – in meters. But, the debate…