Health

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tips for avoiding migraine triggers

SHAFAQNA- Headaches when they become moderate to severe often indicate a migraine, a common health condition. Indeed, migraines affect nine million...

Herbal Remedies for Summer Allergies

SHAFAQNA- Summer brings with it a unique mixture of allergies. Some of the allergens people are exposed to, especially during...

Being active may reduce risk of chronic low back...

SHAFAQNA- Regularly engaging in physical activity, from walking to intense exercise, may help to reduce the risk of chronic low...

Shift work may damage DNA, increase risk for chronic...

HAFAQNA- When people work the night shift, their bodies might have less capacity to repair everyday damage to cells' DNA,...

Could grapefruit juice protect against diabetes?

SHAFAQNA- “Grapefruit juice 'could be the key to weight loss’,'' is the misleading headline in The Daily Telegraph. It reports on...

Can deadly infections be cured by Vitamin C?

SHAFAQNA- After 28 years  teaching and practicing critical care medicine, Dr. Paul Marik knows when a patient is at...

Premature infants at greater risk of SIDS

SHAFAQNA- A new study from Rutgers University researchers has found that premature infants are still at a greater risk of...

Using body noise to improve cancer detection

SHAFAQNA- Elastography, sometimes referred as seismology of the human body, is an emerging technology used to enhance medical ultrasound imaging....

Acetaminophen during pregnancy can inhibit masculinity

SHAFAQNA- Paracetamol (acetaminophen) is popular for relieving pain. But if you are pregnant, you should think twice before popping these...

The science of sunscreen

SHAFAQNA- When we think of life saving inventions, vaccines, antibiotics and other medical breakthroughs come to mind. Often missing from...

New Cancer Drug Could Revolutionize Care

SHAFAQNA- Instead of treating cancer based on where it originated in the body, a new drug targeting biomarkers may...

Diabetes might be controlled Cancer Drug Gleevec

SHAFAQNA- by MAGGIE FOX Gleevec, the daily pill that turned a killer type of leukemia into a manageable disease, may also...

10 Healthy Drinks That Won’t Make You Thirsty

SHAFAQNA- Now the month of Ramadan is approaching towards summer season and there are the hours of fasting have also...

Incidence of DKA in Type 1 Diabetes in Children...

SHAFAQNA- Placing newborns in prospective studies to conduct genetic screenings with follow up may reduce the risk of DKA at...

Malaria may weaken the skeleton

SHAFAQNA- Malaria parasites leave a trail of destruction in an infected person’s body. The microscopic invaders massacre red blood...

How to maintain, or even improve, your memory as...

SHAFAQNA- As you age, some slowdown in memory and processing is to be expected. That can mean a forgotten birthday,...

Does Chemotherapy in Breast and Ovarian Cancer Patients Cause...

SHAFAQNA-Cancer patients with secondary malignancies have limited access to data regarding the possibility of their myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), acute...

The health and other benefits of Ramadan fasting

SHAFAQNA - Ramadan is the month in which Allah Almighty opens His doors of mercy, forgiveness and blessings upon Muslims....

Cancer patients could be spared gruelling chemotherapy after huge...

SHAFAQNA- Cancer researchers have made a breakthrough that could see some patients being spared gruelling chemotherapy. Experts at Queen’s University Belfast...

Stinging Nettles and 6 Proven Health Benefits

SHAFAQNA-Nettles, or stinging nettles as it is also called, is considered a nuisance weed largely due to the tiny...

As Ramadan comes to an end stay healthy

SHAFAQNA- With only a few days left to go in the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims who observe the fast...

A simple guide to healthy eating during Ramadhan

SHAFAQNA- The holy month of Ramadhan has finally arrived. From the religious side, the holy month is a chance to...

Social media have negative effect on children’s mental health,...

SHAFAQNA- Instagram and Snapchat are the social media platforms that have the worst impact on children's mental health, according to...

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