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 …
Study finds Hookah delivers 25 times more tar than a cigarette.
One of the best nutrition means to overcome the extreme heat of this summer during fasting in Ramadan is drinking useful liquids like water, hot drinks, juices and cold drinks. This plan also includes soups during iftars or sohours.
Drinking alcohol, eating processed meat and being overweight increase the risk of developing stomach cancers, according to a major new scientific report released by the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund.
Lost in the politics of women’s health and kept away from public debate, there has been medical evidence that abortion is a contributory factor in the increased incidences of breast cancer.
Drinking alcohol increases the risk of several types of cancer, and was responsible for 236 cancer deaths under 80 years of age in New Zealand in 2012, according to a new study at the University of Otago.
We often see the alcohol industry’s enticing advertisements and the media’s hyperbole telling us: “Wine Is Good for You.” What is frequently overlooked is that it may have some good effects, but its bad effects far outweigh the good. In a response to a query about alcohol, the Qur’an says: [They ask you concerning wine …
Almighty Allah says: “O ye who believe! Strong drink and games of chance and idols and divining arrows are only an infamy of Satan’s handiwork. Leave it aside in order that ye may succeed. Satan seeketh only to cast among you enmity and hatred by means of strong drink and games of chance, and to turn you from remembrance of Allah and from (His) worship. Will ye then have done?” (Surat Al-Ma’idah: 90-91).
Healthcare providers, psychologists and sociologists are focusing their research and services on cancer, one of the leading causes of death worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there were approximately 14 million new cases and 8.2 million cancer-related deaths in 2012. The number of new cases is expected to rise by about 70% over …
Light – so common that we usually take it for granted, but so basic that we couldn’t live without it.