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Pakistani Vegetable Korma

Traditionally a meat focused cuisine, day-to-day Pakistani food also incorporates smaller amounts of vegetables and legumes. Korma, a classic curry dish popular in Pakistan, is usually made with mutton or chicken, and blended with heavy cream. This lightened up twist on korma puts vegetables and chickpeas at the forefront of the plate, without sacrificing flavor or satisfaction. Chickpeas are an…

Think it’s dirty where you live? Truth is, the scattered cigarette butts, candy wrappers, and whatever other miscellaneous garbage you may see lying around the ground is nothing compared to the cleanliness issues that some countries face. Imagine trying to catch a breath of fresh air in one of these countries considered the most polluted: Pakistan’s air pollution is almost…

Just as India celebrated a full year without a single new case of polio this month, Afghanistan and Pakistan officials released data that showed nearly a threefold increase in polio cases in 2011. Although the total numbers were rather small -- 76 (up from 25 in 2010) in Afghanistan and 192 (up from 80 in 2010) in Pakistan -- the…

The antibiotic-resistant enzyme, the carbapenemase NDM-1, has been appearing in recent headlines across the globe. For that reason, the Healthy Travel Blog requested some perspective on the situation from Dr. Vanya Gant, a Specialist in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology in London.  Here are his thoughts on the background, risk and future of this "superbug."   NDM-1 is one of several enzymes which destroy carbapenem…

Last week the British Medical Journal The Lancet reported that a new bacterium resistant to almost all antibiotics, coined New Delhi metallo-lactamase-1 or NDM-1 has emerged from India and Pakistan, and infected patients in Canada, the United States, Australia, Sweden, and a number of other countries. pay someone to do your essay Labeled “superbugs” by medical authorities, these bacteria resist…

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