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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 …

Fasting

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 …

Smoking

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 …

Phytochemicals: New Hope for Cancer Prevention & Cure

Phytochemicals: New Hope for Cancer Prevention & Cure

Since the dawn of civilization, human beings learnt the benefits of fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices. The purpose wasn’t only nourishment or energy production, but also for cure and healing. In our modern time, science has recognized the medicinal benefits of such plants. Active ingredients in natural plants were found capable of inhibiting, retarding …

Muslim Butcher in Cairo Shelters Cancer Patients

CAIRO – For the families of children visiting Cairo’s cancer hospital, butcher Zaza Ogaz is a gift from God. “He treats the children very well. He buys gifts and plays with them,” Om Israa told Reuters. Like other guests, Om Israa is a mother whose child is being treated at the hospital. When she came …



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