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Researchers confirm molecule’s role in kidney formation

SHAFAQNA- Research in the laboratory of Rebecca Wingert, the Gallagher Family Associate Professor of Adult Stem Cell Research in the...

Companies Are Making Cosmetics Halal for the Growing Muslim...

SHAFAQNA - In a visit this fall to BASF’s factory in Dusseldorf, Germany, Abdullah Hito inspected production lines and met...

The Cancer Magnet

SHAFAQNA-It’s one of the terrible ironies of cancer: The initial tumor typically doesn’t kill a patient. Rather, nomadic cells...

Nutrition Helps In Brain Health And Intelligence

SHAFAQNA- Good nutrition is always an important factor in overall good health. This has not even been contested much by...

One Hundred Years Of Black Hole Science

SHAFAQNA- Upon publishing his pivotal general theory of relativity, Albert Einstein produced a series of gravitational field equations for the...

How to eat, to be Healthy

SHAFAQNA- You might have heard some people are depriving of health, although they have good facilities or enough budgets to...

Collection of Islamic Books Published in Russian

SHAFAQNA- The collection includes different books and articles on various Islamic issues written by Iranian and European scholars. "Islamic Viewpoints in...

World Halal Summit Kicks Off in Istanbul

SHAFAQNA- Sheikh Thafier Najjaar, president of the World Halal Council, said Muslims should consume halal food according to the orders...

Adding fruits, vegetables to diet may help treat metabolic...

SHAFAQNA- Sometimes treating a chronic disease can be as simple as adding fruits and vegetables to the diet, at least...

Smoking is Critical to Our Health. Be Smart, Don’t...

SHAFAQNA- Smoking is critical to our health and has been reported to kill approximately 6 million people per year worldwide....

Science Discoveries Worth Celebrating in 2016

SHAFAQNA- By Victoria Jaggard PUBLISHED DECEMBER 16, 2016 Colliding black holes, dinosaur parts in amber, potentially life-friendly planets: The year in science...

Consumption of Fatty Acids Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

SHAFAQNA- A new study suggests that diets high in polyunsaturated omega fats may increase the risk of developing type 2...

E-Cigarettes Might Be the Best Addiction to Have

SHAFAQNA- n Jan. 11, 1964, Dr. Luther Terry released the first report of the Surgeon General’s Advisory Committee on Smoking...

In science, fact is not the same as truth

SHAFAQNA- Stella Wilson (Write Back, December 1) is correct to point out that "often science has had to change its...

Shiite cleric: Prophet’s birthday, a chance for reminding brotherhood

SHAFAQNA - The leader of Friday prayers of Shirgah, Sheikh Mohammad Mehdavie urged Muslims from all Islamic sects and denominations...

High Dietary Magnesium Intake Tied to Less Stroke, Diabetes,...

SHAFAQNA- Increasing dietary intake of magnesium could help to reduce the risk of stroke, heart failure, type 2 diabetes, and...

A Common Cancer Drug Could Reverse Infertility

SHAFAQNA- When people talk about fertility — especially when cancer treatment is involved — the conversation usually revolves around preserving...

A step to understanding polymorphs

SHAFAQNA- In a paper published in Acta Cryst. B, (2016), doi: 10.1107/S2052520616017297 Carol Brock of the University of Kentucky looks...

Amber Specimen Offers Rare Glimpse of Feathered Dinosaur Tail

SHAFAQNA- Researchers from China, Canada, and the University of Bristol have discovered a dinosaur tail complete with its feathers trapped...

Greenland’s Vast Ice Sheet Is Way Less Stable Than...

SHAFAQNA - Two new studies reveal just how dynamic — and potentially vulnerable to climate change — it actually is. If...

Study shows blood products unaffected by drone trips

SHAFAQNA- In what is believed to be the first proof-of-concept study of its kind, Johns Hopkins researchers have determined that...

Colon cancer screening: Is there an easier, effective way?

SHAFAQNA- By Monique Tello, MD, MPH, Contributor Are you, or is someone you know, postponing their colonoscopy? Maybe it’s the idea of...

Science may finally have the answer to why dieting...

SHAFAQNA- Our ancestors may be the reason why yo-yo diets do not work on us, if this latest research is...

Cells produce insulin upon artemisinin treatment for diabetes

SHAFAQNA- The anti-malarial drug Artemisinin can drive the in vivo conversion of pancreatic a cells into functional b-like cells through...

Tips to improve cyber security in the health sector

SHAFAQNA- Although security is not the subject of a specific recommendation, it is fundamental to the success of such transformation...

Smartphone cameras may soon monitor health, food quality

SHAFAQNA- Scientists have created the world’s first hyperspectral mobile device by converting a smartphone camera into an optical sensor which...

Earth’s Deepest Water May Be 1,000 Kilometers Below The...

SHAFAQNA- How deep does Earth’s water go? Well, if this latest study is correct, pretty darn deep – a third...

An apple a day could keep obesity away

SHAFAQNA- Scientists at Washington State University have concluded that chemical compounds in apples — specifically, Granny Smith apples — may...

Can contact lenses make you blind?

SHAFAQNA- 99% of adults who wear contacts admit to breaking some cardinal lens rules: sleeping in them, washing them in...

6 foods to eat for a bloat-free life

SHAFAQNA- When bloating, cramping and heartburn strike, it’s difficult to not feel guilty for indulging in that one last piece...

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