Health

Depression rates growing among adolescents, particularly girls

SHAFAQNA- The rate of adolescents reporting a recent bout of clinical depression grew by 37 percent over the decade ending...

Bacteria discovery offers possible new means of controlling crop...

SHAFAQNA- A bacterium common in insects has been discovered in a plant-parasitic roundworm, opening up the possibility of a new,...

Diabetes and bone loss: Strategies to manage bone health...

SHAFAQNA- Diabetes can increase the risk of bone loss, and the severity of diabetes can determine its impact on bone...

Lowering blood pressure by grapes; Scientists

SHAFAQNA- Can a grape-enriched diet prevent the downhill sequence of heart failure after years of high blood pressure? A University of...

Health Alerts: Preventing Diabetes

SHAFAQNA- Brenda Conch joined us from United Hospital Center for the second of a three-part series on diabetes. The full...

Nanoparticles Are Moving Us Toward a Cancer-Free World

SHAFAQNA- LOWERING DEFENSES While some medical studies focus on developing completely new medicines and treatments for diseases, others attempt to improve existing options. In an...

Vitamin D may increase survival for breast cancer patients

SHAFAQNA- Beast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women, regardless of ethnicity or race. Previous research has...

HIV Test to Go: USB Tool Could Aid Developing...

SHAFAQNA- A new technology that fits on a USB stick can be used to test for levels of HIV in...

Vitamin D linked to bladder cancer

SHAFAQNA- Vitamin D levels have been linked to an increased risk of bladder cancer - but the source is a...

ACS published a paper about how to make a...

SHAFAQNA- Chocolate is divinely delicious, mouthwateringly smooth and unfortunately full of fat. But reducing the fat content of the confection makes...

Pancreatic cancer set to become third biggest cancer killer...

SHAFAQNA- Recorded and projected number of pancreatic and breast cancer deaths in the EU. Credit: United European GastroenterologyThe number of...

Anti-Vaccination Movement May Lead To Measles Outbreak, Study Shows

SHAFAQNA- A new study regarding deadly measles complications shows how anti-vaccination movement can endanger not only the patient but also...

Worrying About One’s Health May Lead To Heart Disease,...

SHAFAQNA- Here's bad news for those who worry a lot about their health: While they may think that health anxiety...

Small lies can lead to ‘slippery slope’ of falsehoods

SHAFAQNA - Research finds that lies can desensitize brain, which can lead to bigger fibs in the future Deceit is a...

The Toxic Science of Flu Vaccines

SHAFAQNA- Joshua Hadfield was a normal, healthy developing child as a toddler. In the midst of the 2010 H1N1...

Aspirin may increase cancer survival by up to 20%

SHAFAQNA- In a new study conducted by Cardiff University, researchers find that taking a low-dose of aspirin can help cancer...

5 Overrated Fruits: They’re Less Nutritious Than You Think

SHAFAQNA- Sweetness, texture and taste make fruit a tempting treat. And that’s good, because fruit provides nutrients we need. It’s why...

Man Dies of Flesh-Eating Bacteria from Ocean: What Is...

SHAFAQNA- A man in Maryland died just days after he developed a rare infection from a type of flesh-eating bacteria...

Dignity for Yemen – Mona Relief Organization’s campaign

SHAFAQNA - This Hajj season the Mona Relief Organization has launched a new campaign aimed at serving the women of...

A taste of Ramadan

SHAFAQNA - It’s that special time of the year: Ramadan. Also known as the ninth month of the Islamic lunar...
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How social media can lead to depression

SHAFAQNA - The more time young adults spend on social media, the more likely they are to become depressed, a...

Changing the Mentality about Mental Illness

SHAFAQNA- The word depression is thrown around a lot and usually not taken seriously, when in fact, it is a...

Water is the Most Vital Nutrient for the Body

SHAFAQNA- Water is a basic nutrient that is critical for the human body. It supports the digestion of food, absorption,...

The Miracle of Positive Thinking

SHAFAQNA- Thinking positively can work miracles. You may have been told to ''guard your thoughts'', but felt the advice to...

Benefits Of Shrimp

SHAFAQNA- Next to fish, shrimp is the believed to be the most popular seafood. Raw shrimp has a firm, translucent...

Some Facts about Color Blindness

SHAFAQNA- What Is Color Blindness? Color blindness occurs when you are unable to see colors in a normal way. Most commonly,...

Absolute Prohibition of Alcohol in Islam

SHAFAQNA- Islam is called the ''Deen-ul-Fitrah'' or the natural religion of Man. All its injunctions are aimed at preserving the...

History of Sciences in the Islamic World

SHAFAQNA- The way of learning from al- Sadiq and discussing for evidence was not as the way we find today...

The Miracle in the Defence System

SHAFAQNA- The way of learning from al- Sadiq and discussing for evidence was not as the way we find today...

How to Lose Weight in winter?

SHAFAQNA- We know when the temperature drops our weight does the opposite. As we tuck into pies and stews to...

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