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Coffee can reduce diabetes risk: Scientists

SHAFAQNA- The medicine that can delay your diabetes is right on your coffee table. ‘Cafestol’, a bioactive substance found in coffee,...

Warwick Launches Islamic Education Research Network

SHAFAQNA - The project is financially supported by the DCD Family Trust charity, who are keen to help with the...

Arbaeen supplication to be investigated in Karbala conference

SHAFAQNA - The holy city of Karbala will host an international forum titled “Arbaeen Supplication; Themes and Implications” on...

Europe’s cancer drugs mostly ineffective: Study

SHAFAQNA- European regulators approved 39 new cancer drugs between 2009 and 2013 despite having no evidence that they worked better...

6 Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

SHAFAQNA- By Melody Foster Cancer isn’t a word any of us want to hear, but by understanding the factors that may...

WHOISHUSSAIN.ORG – CAN WE EVER TRULY ACHIEVE WORLD PEACE?

SHAFAQNA - The United Nations General Assembly recognises Thursday, September 21st as the International Day of Peace. The Assembly is...

Psychoanalyst: Trump is ‘depressed’

SHAFAQNA- A prominent Iranian psychoanalyst says U.S. President Donald Trump is “dangerous” because he has a “lot of power” and...

Iran to Attend Russia’s 18th Int’l Quran Contest

SHAFAQNA - The 18th edition of Russia’s international Holy Quran competition is slated for October 5-9. According to the organizers, it...

Taking a two week diet break may help you...

SHAFAQNA- Move over month-long diets that force you to remove entire food groups or significantly decrease your calorie intake,...

Road to overcoming spinal cord injury

SHAFAQNA- While around 500,000 people suffer from spinal cord injury around the world each year, those affected by the disability...

DOES ISLAM OPPOSE MODERN DAY SCIENCE?

SHAFAQNA - Question: How does Islam view modern day science? Some Islamic scholars argue that while advancements in science in the last...

Global commemoration for Hazrat Ali Asghar (a.s) slated for...

SHAFAQNA - Ceremonies to commemorate Hazrat Ali Asghar (AS) will be organized in Iran and 41 other countries this...

Six major humanitarian challenges confronting the UN General Assembly

SHAFAQNA - Hype over what President Donald Trump may or may not say dominated the media build-up to this week’s...

Pakistani ambassador in Iraq visits Imam Ali’s Holy Shrine

SHAFAQNA - Dr. Ali Rahmani, the Pakistani ambassador in Iraq, visited the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali (a.s.). Mohammad Razooqi,...

7 Foods That Can Help Control Diabetes

SHAFAQNA- Your diet plays an important role in managing diabetes. In fact, your diet and lifestyle are important aspects of...

A pen that identifies cancer in 10 seconds: Scientists

SHAFAQNA- Scientists at the University of Texas say they have invented a handheld tool can identify cancerous tissue in...

UN chief warns of ethnic cleansing risk in Myanmar

SHAFAQNA- The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in a rare letter to the Security Council on Tuesday expressed concern that...

Jews are helping Muslims rebuild a mosque in Tampa...

SHAFAQNA - After a Florida mosque burned down in an arson attack, Jewish people have launched and supported an online fundraiser...

Hamburg Islamic Center to celebrate birthday anniversary of Imam...

SHAFAQNA - A ceremony will be held at the Islamic Center of Hamburg in Germany to celebrate the birthday...

Ayatollah Makarem calls Islamic nations to probe Myanmar Muslims...

SHAFAQNA - Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi, top Shia jurisprudent, started his weekly teaching session in the Grand Mosque of...

Mere Condemnation Not to Alleviate Rohingya Muslims’ Sufferings

SHAFAQNA-A Lebanese Sunni scholar urged immediate action to put an end to the massacre of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Speaking...
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SHAFAQNA Round Table – Dr Riaz Karim & Reverend...

SHAFAQNA - The root cause of terrorism and how to best denounce it as a global threat? A polarized debate...

Managing the highs and lows of diabetes

SHAFAQNA- The serious long-term complications of high blood sugar levels are much publicised. But for some people living with diabetes,...

Does your child have diabetes?

SHAFAQNA- Scenario: My receptionist came to me regarding a call she received from the mother of a 12-year-old boy. He...

Prostate cancer discovery: Treatment which could stop disease coming...

SHAFAQNA- PROSTATE cancer is the most common form of the disease among men in the UK - but there is...

How to prevent kidney infection

SHAFAQNA- Urinary tract infections or Utis include infection of the kidneys, and can be prevented with cranberries, keeping hydrated and...

Fewer antibiotic prescriptions being filled

SHAFAQNA- The use of antibiotics among Americans with commercial health insurance has decreased during the past several years, according to...

Insights into fat signaling could boost the fight against...

SHAFAQNA- Natriuretic peptides, or NPs, send signals in adipose tissue that can turn harmful white fat into energy-burning brown fat....

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