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This Muslim Widow Turns Her Home to Cancer Patients Shelter

RABAT – A 72-year-old Moroccan Muslim widow has turned her house to a shelter for cancer patients after realizing how many people were forced to abandon outpatient treatment because of the expense of reaching the city and finding lodgings, Ilmfeed reported on Wednesday. Losing her husband to cancer in 2009, Khadija Ayad al-Qorti founded the …

Muslim Scientist Makes Innovative Cancer Test

QUEENSLAND – A Bangladeshi Muslim scientist at the University of Queensland, Australia has invented a ground-breaking cancer test that would revolutionize cancer detection in a new method as easy as a blood test, 5PillarsUK reported. “The new testing method is based on a unique DNA signature that appears to be common across cancer types,” Abu …

These 3 Muslim Scientists Win L’Oréal-UNESCO Science Award

CAIRO – In recognition of their distinguished accomplishments in the field of pharmaceutics, three Egyptian female Muslim scientists have won the 2018 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Award, Women of Egypt Mag reported. The L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science, which began 19 years ago, recognizes accomplished women researchers, to encourage more young women to enter …

This Muslim Woman Is Making Life Easier for Those in Need

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Aleema Nasir has a bleeding heart for others whether it be children, victims of domestic violence or the elderly and for years she has ploughed through the maze of suffering, giving assistance where she can and collaborating with others to bring relief. “In every way, I get pleasure out of helping people and …

Muslims Mourn Ali Banat, the Man 'Gifted with Cancer'

Muslims Mourn Ali Banat, the Man 'Gifted with Cancer'

It’s a sad day for all those who knew Ali Banat, the young man gifted with cancer. Ali Banat was an inspiring Australian Muslim philanthropist whose diagnosis of cancer motivated him to dedicate his life to charity work. “At this point in my life, Alhamdulillah I have been gifted by Allah with cancer throughout my body and …


Ramadan as an Anticancer Therapy

Islam enjoys a firm tradition of fasting diet as Muslims observe an annual obligatory fast for 29 or 30 days during the holy month of Ramadan.

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 …


Time to Quit Smoking is Now

According to a 2006 article published in the British Medical Journal, smoking rates are generally high in Muslim countries.

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 …

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