July 2018, Volume 68, Issue 7

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

Clinical Trial Registry in Pakistan

Fatema Jawad

The Short Communication on Clinical Trial Registry by Muhammad Osama et al.1 in this issue of JPMA is a food for thought for all researchers in Pakistan. Clinical Trial Registration is mandatory all over the world. The trial has to be registered according to the laid down rules by the regulatory offices of ICMJE, WMA. WAME and COPE besides many other international institutions. According to the law, a trial cannot be commenced until the application made is considered and approved and a TRIAL NUMBER is provided.On completion

Editorial

Environment, pollution and stroke

Maria Khan  , Mohammad Wasay

Stroke causes more than 6 million deaths each year and leaves behind an even greater number with significant disability.1 A number of modifiable risk factors like diabetes, hypertension, sedentary lifestyle etc. have been identified over the years and strate

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