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First implants derived from stem cells to ‘cure’ type...

SHAFAQNA- By Andy Coghlan Last week, two people with type 1 diabetes became the first to receive implants containing cells generated from embryonic...

The Latest in Brain Technology

SHAFAQNA- Scientists at various institutions are working on technologies that allow people to see, hear, and move artificial limbs by...

Breast cancer in a new light: Injection makes cancer...

SHAFAQNA- Lowcountry doctors are seeing breast cancer in a new light. New technology—an injection—is making cancer easier to spot and...

New Quran Exegesis Unveiled at Damascus Book Fair

SHAFAQNA - Al-Tafsir al-Jami Quran interpretation has been compiled by Syria’s Awqaf Minister Mohammed Abdul Sattar. According to the website of...

Obesity is Growing Worldwide: Americans Are Overweight, The World’s...

SHAFAQNA- Obesity is one case that is growing more rapidly worldwide. According to the OECD Health Statistics 2017, the United...

Mediterranean diet improves cardio health, but only for the...

SHAFAQNA- Choosing a Mediterranean diet has long been linked to a bevy of health benefits, including reduced risk of heart...

European Quran Competition Slated for Eid al-Ghadir

SHAFAQNA - The first edition of the Quran competition of Europe will be held in the Swedish capital of Stockholm...

Eating healthy fruits could protect you

SHAFAQNA- Strokes happen to more than 100,000 people in the UK, and are similar to a heart attack — except...

A piece published by the Guardian, The art of...

SHAFAQNA - A piece published by the Guardian, The art of making a jihadist, says “jihadi culture shares a...

Missing signals lead to diabetic nerve injury

SHAFAQNA- Molecules that help cells communicate with each other--called cytokines--might be the key to repairing diabetic nerve damage, according to...

Iranian calligrapher donates rare Quran to Astan of Hazrat...

SHAFAQNA - Iranian artist and calligrapher Seyed Ali Asghar Mousavian donated a rare copy of the Quran that he...

Walnut staves off heart disease, cancer and dementia

SHAFAQNA- Eating a small bag of walnuts a day can reduce our risk of heart disease, cancer and dementia, according...

Omani City Hosting Quran Exhibition

SHAFAQNA - A Quran exhibition has been mounted in the city of Bushar in Oman’s Muscat province. Organized by the city’s...

Dozens of Residents in Illinois Visit Islamic Center to...

SHAFAQNA - Dozens of residents in Illinois, USA recently toured the Islamic Center of DeKalb as part of an effort...

The science of sleep: A Q&A with neurology professor...

SHAFAQNA- Ying-Hui Fu, a UCSF professor of neurology and a pioneer in the study of sleep and genetics, explains the...

Hunt for HIV cure turns to cancer drugs

SHAFAQNA- The outstanding progress in boosting the immune system to treat cancer may help unlock a cure for HIV, according...

Missionaries’ scientific seminar on “Khums” held in Najaf

SHAFAQNA - The scientific seminar of Iraqi men and women missionaries was held by AhlulBayt World Assembly with the...

Humans will colonize Mars by 2040

SHAFAQNA- Buzz Aldrin has said that humans need to find a planet to colonize quickly, and has highlighted Mars as...

Advanced lung cancer patients get survival benefit with use...

SHAFAQNA- For patients with advanced, inoperable stage 3 lung cancer, concurrent chemotherapy and the specialized radiation treatment, proton therapy, offers...

Ummah group to hold meetings on women’s rights in...

SHAFAQNA - The study of women's rights in Islam at Ummah group meetings, special for English speaking residents of...

Fish oil could prevent diabetes in babies, study shows

SHAFAQNA- Dr Ben Albert (pictured) led the research with Professor Wayne Cutfieldat the University of Auckland-based Liggins Institute. Fresh fish...

Grand Ayatollah Sobhani visits exam center of Khorasan Seminary

SHAFAQNA - Grand Ayatollah Jafar Sobhani, a senior Shia scholar, paid a visit to the oral exam center of...

Ayatollah Mohseni’s letter to Haider al-Abadi following the liberation...

SHAFAQNA - Following the victory of Iraq’s forces in Mosul and the loss suffered by ISIS, Ayatollah Mohsen congratulated...

Hair dye linked to risk of breast cancer

SHAFAQNA- African-American and white women who regularly chemically straightened their hair or dyed it dark brown or black had an...

YZF camp 2017

SHAFAQNA -  1st - 3rd September * 8-14 year old boys and girls * Youlbury campsite, Oxford * Limited places...

How to tell if the avocados are ripe and...

SHAFAQNA- Avocados are touted as superfoods for a reason. They contain heart-healthy monounsaturated fats along with fibre, folate and Vitamin...

Grand Ayatollah Hakim urges tolerance towards other cultures

SHAFAQNA - Grand Ayatollah Hakim asked Muslim youth to engage in peaceful dialogues with those who disagree with genuine...

Antioxidant Supplementation and Diabetic Kidney Disease

SHAFAQNA- Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP Diabetes' propensity to cause metabolic derangement is directly responsible for a looming epidemic of...

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