Flu vaccine safe in pregnancy: DAK

Flu vaccine safe in pregnancy: DAK

Srinagar: With apprehensions about the safety of flu vaccine in pregnant women, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Tuesday said that flu vaccine is perfectly safe during any stage of pregnancy. Removing the fears, President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that flu shots have not been shown to cause harm to pregnant women […]

Winter increases blood pressure, warns DAK

Winter increases blood pressure, warns DAK

Srinagar: With drop in mercury to sub-freezing temperatures in the valley, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Wednesday warned that cold weather significantly increases blood pressure. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that chill of winter hikes blood pressure which increases the risk of fatal heart attacks and strokes. “When winter arrives and […]

DAK cautions about health risks of snow shoveling

DAK cautions about health risks of snow shoveling

Srinagar: As people are clearing their sidewalks and driveways in view of the heavy snowfall in the valley, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Saturday cautioned about health risks posed by snow shoveling. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said shoveling snow could pose significant and serious health risks, particularly to heart. Lifting heavy […]