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Introduction to Prophetic Medicine & Islamic Healthy Lifestyle

It is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle as our body impacts our abilities to fulfill our duties as Muslims. A common picture, seen in both men and women, is overweight individuals. They pray on chairs because their knees can’t withstand the weight. Prophet Muhammad said: “Whosoever begins the day feeling family security and good …

Tattoos

Thinking of Getting Tattoos?

Tattoos can cause cancer and mutations – and one color is potentially more toxic than others, according to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). An ECHA research in 2017 has investigated possible tattooing risks. The agency said: “Many reports show significant concerns for public health stemming from the composition of inks used for tattooing.” “The most severe …

Earth lifeforms

Scientists Find Missing Link that Led to Life on Earth

{He it is who gives life and causes death; and when He decrees a matter, He but says to it, “Be,” and it is.} [Surat Ghafir 40:68]. Causality is the natural or worldly agency or efficacy that connects the cause with the effect. The first is responsible for the second, and the second is dependent …

Life Arose

New View: How Life Arose on Earth

{He it is who gives life and causes death; and when He decrees a matter, He but says to it, “Be,” and it is.} [Surat Ghafir 40:68]. Causality is the natural or worldly agency or efficacy that connects the cause with the effect. The first is responsible for the second, and the second is dependent …

produce Honey

Honey, Bacteria's Worst Enemy

It may not look like it sitting in that cute bear bottle, but honey is a bacteria-killing powerhouse. Bees and some related insects produce honey. They make it from the sugary secretions of plants called floral nectar, or other insects (aphid honeydew). This production process contains several steps; regurgitation, enzymatic activity, and water evaporation. In …

Balance Everything

And He 'Allah' Set Up Everything in Balance

Islam teaches us to be moderate in all aspects of life, whether it’s religion, worship, relationships, ideas, or activities. Principled moderation is one of the defining characteristics of good character in Islam. Allah says: {Thus, We have made you a justly balanced community that you will be witnesses over the people and the Messenger will …

Goodness

Seeking Goodness of Nature

“It is Allah who made for you the earth a place of settlement and the sky a ceiling and formed you and perfected your forms and provided you with good things. That is Allah, your Lord; then blessed is Allah, Lord of the worlds” (Surat Ghafir 40:64). Many fail to give nature the respect it …

Hormones

Plant Hormones for Fight Against Cancer

Allah equipped plants with hormones, which are modified by their environmental conditions. These modifications include the rate of cell growth and differentiation acting in coordination with the vast range of environmental inputs (HCS, p.1). It is this ability that scientists hope to tap into in their search for a cure for cancer. It is plant …

Living Thing

"We Made from Water Every Living Thing" (Infograph)

Islam gives a unique importance for water. The Holy Qur’an describes it as a life-giving, sustaining, and purifying natural resource. It is clearly viewed in Islam as the origin of all life on Earth, the substance from which God created man (Surat: Al-Furqan: 25:54).

Pharmacology

Islamic Roots of Modern Pharmacology

Around the 8th century, one man took it upon himself to dig deeper into this amazing world of chemistry. A long forgotten historical figure, Khaled Ibn Yazeed came from the house of the Umayyad Caliphate. It was very unusual for a man in his social and economical stature to adopt such an unrecognized profession. However, his …



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