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Research Investigates Fasting in Diabetes

Research Investigates Fasting in Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition in which the body either resists insulin or doesn’t produce enough of it, affecting sugar metabolism. The number of people affected globally by this type of diabetes has risen from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014. Given that managing the condition is heavily reliant on …

Single Alcoholic Drink Per Day Increases Breast Cancer

Single Alcoholic Drink Per Day Increases Breast Cancer

Drinking just one glass of wine or other alcoholic drinks a day increases breast cancer risk, finds a major new report by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF). The report also revealed, for the first time, that vigorous exercise such as running or fast bicycling decreases the …

Endangered Tree: Hope for Prostate Cancer

Endangered Tree: Hope for Prostate Cancer

The interrelationships of man and nature are one of the miracles of Allah. However, in modern times this delicate interrelationship has been threatened many times by the extinction of various species of plants and animals. One of the medicinal species threatened with extinction is the ancient medicinal tree Prunus Africana. This slow-growing evergreen, which is found …

Circadian Rhythm

Your Circadian Rhythm While Fasting

Allah (all glory be to Him) tells us in the Holy Quran about Ramadan that, “(He wants you) to complete the prescribed period (of fasting), and to glorify Him in that He has guided you; and perchance ye shall be grateful.” (Surat Al Baqarah: 2:185).

Studies Show Fajr Prayer is Healthy

Studies Show Fajr Prayer is Healthy

“And He it is Who made the night a covering for you, and the sleep a rest, and He made the day to rise up again” (Qur’an 25:47). Certainly sleep is one of the blessings from Allah. At the end of a busy day a person looks forward to sleeping and regaining enough energy for …

Athletes, Mind Your Hearts!

Athletes, Mind Your Hearts!

In July 1993, Reggie Lewis, the 27 years old NBA All-Star champion basketball player collapsed suddenly during a Boston Celtics practice game. He suffered from an expected cardiac failure. Korey Stringer of Minnesota Vikings was also 27 when he collapsed in August 2001 during his football training camp as a result of a sudden heart …

Nitrous Oxide vaccums

Laughing Gas: the Pros and Cons

A middle aged youth sits calmly at a hospital. Except for the mound of rope that binds his hands, there is nothing unusual about the patients awaiting a date with the doctor here.

Thirst Inducing Soft Drinks

Thirst Inducing Soft Drinks

Some of us are already feeling the heat, as we flex our muscles to reach for a soft drink to quench our thirst. However, ice-cold soft drinks actually numb our taste buds to the reality that we are consuming a can or bottle of “liquid candy” containing the equivalence of seven teaspoons of sugar that …

Pros & Cons of Garlic's Medicinal Properties

Pros & Cons of Garlic's Medicinal Properties

Garlic, despite its offensive odor, has remained a part of the domestic arena with properties established in traditional and holistic healing practices. Natural healers know that garlic is a powerful medicine. Recently, however, modern medicine has also studied garlic as more and more bacteria become increasingly resistant against man-made antibiotics. In their studies, scientists have …

One of World's Healthiest Foods: Lemons

One of World's Healthiest Foods: Lemons

Lemons are just one example of the simple bounties Allah has provided us with. Although they may just be a “customary fruit,” they contain flavanoids, which are often referred to as ‘natures biological modifiers,’ because of their ability to modify the body’s reactions to other compounds such as: allergens, viruses and carcinogens. Lemons are usually …



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