The solution for Islamophobia is "Tadabor”, dialogue, understanding

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SHAFAQNA- The international conference "Islam in Europe: Perspectives and Challenges" was held in Imam Khomeyni International University, Qom, Iran. This one-day conference started with participation of scholars and clerics, international figures…

Smart new method to manufacture organic solar cells

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SHAFAQNA- (Nanowerk News) The ability to use cheap materials and simple manufacturing methods are two huge advantages of printed organic solar cells. Olle Inganäs, professor at Linköping University, is head of a research group that…

Long distance running good for your knees: Study

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SHAFAQNA- For a certain type of mean-spirited couch potato, the great consolation of seeing a runner dash past, glowing with health and vigor, is knowing that arthritis will get them eventually. Except, according to a major new study,…

Scientists: your phone won't give you cancer

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SHAFAQNA- Good news for the tech junkies out there: Experts agree that cell phones do not cause cancer. At least, not in humans. The National Toxicology Program, which studies all kinds of possible causes for disease, has been conducting…

Body clock disruptions occur years before memory loss in Alzheimer's

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SHAFAQNA- Body clock disruptions occur years before memory loss for people with Alzheimer's disease, the US researchers at Washington University in St. Louis found. The researchers tracked circadian rhythms in 189 cognitively normal,…

All medicines, vaccines halal

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SHAFAQNA- All medicines and vaccines given to patients in Malaysia are halal, the Health Ministry said. Its Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya said claims made by certain quarters that medicines and vaccines provided by the ministry…

Benefits Of Coconut Oil For Cancer Patients

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SHAFAQNA- It’s virtually impossible to go through any health or beauty store without seeing advertisements for the amazing benefits of coconut oil. Coconut oil is cherished by many health enthusiasts for endless reasons. There are thousands…

No Needles: Contact Lens Could Monitor Glucose for People with Diabetes

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SHAFAQNA- Many people with diabetes need to prick their finger for a drop of blood up to eight times a day to monitor their glucose levels, an uncomfortable and cumbersome task. It can all add up to tens of thousands of finger pricks over…

'Liquid biopsy' promises early detection for cancer

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SHAFAQNA- A team of researchers has taken a major step toward one of the hottest goals in cancer research: a blood test that can detect tumors early. Their new test, which examines cancer-related DNA and proteins in the blood, yielded a…

The Creation of Man

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SHAFAQNA- In the Qur’an the subject of human reproduction leads to a multitude of statements which constitute a challenge to the embryologist seeking a human explanation to them. It was only after the birth of the basic sciences which…

Diabetes gene found that causes low and high blood sugar levels in the same family-discovery could fuel new treatments

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SHAFAQNA- A study of families with rare blood sugar conditions has revealed a new gene thought to be critical in the regulation of insulin, the key hormone in diabetes. The research carried out at Queen Mary University of London, University…

95 Attend Quran Competition in Southern Thai City

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SHAFAQNA - Ninety-five memorizers from 20 Quran memorization centers in Thailand took part in the competition, according to al-Qabas daily. They competed at five levels on memorization of the Holy Quran. The al-Rahma World Association,…

Whom does the Wahabi serve?

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SHAFAQNA- Muslims are obliged to give first priority to upholding Muslims' interest. But do the Wahabis actually adhere to this principle? Did they ever oppose colonial and imperialist plots against Muslim countries? What contributions did…

Abu al-Hasan Ali ibn Sahl Rabban al-Tabari, Persian New Muslim physician and psychologist

SHAFAQNA- Abu al-Hasan Ali ibn Sahl Rabban al-Tabari (Persian: علی ابن سهل ربان طبری‎) (c. 838 – c. 870 CE; also given as 810–855[1] or 808–864[2] also 783–858[3]), was a Persian[4][5] Muslim hakim, scholar, physician and psychologist,…

Turkish religious head calls for Muslims to reunite

SHAFAQNA - The head of Turkey’s religious affairs on Thursday called on the Muslim world to reunite, saying it had become divided on the basis of race and denominations in recent years. "The Muslim world was united under one banner a…

Cancer-causing foods you probably eat every day

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SHAFAQNA- It’s probably not something you think about every day, whether or not the foods you are eating could contain carcinogens, but with almost 1.5 million people diagnosed with some type of cancer just last year, perhaps it’s time…

The Spread of Islam, From its beginning to the 14th Century

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SHAFAQNA- The Spread of Islam, From its beginning to the 14th Century Sh. Mansour Leghaei ******** The present text presents in a short and succinct manner the historical and geographical spread of the religion of Islam. ********* Dimensions…

Diabetes Therapy Could Be Used to Treat Alzheimer’s, Study Reports

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SHAFAQNA- An approved treatment for diabetes may help people with Alzheimer’s, a study reports. The research, “Neuroprotective effects of a triple GLP-1/GIP/glucagon receptor agonist in the APP/PS1 transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer’s…

Chinese Muslim group visit Kufa grand mosque in Iraq

SHAFAQNA - Chinese Muslim group visit Kufa grand mosque in Iraq. Source - ABNA

Imam Sajjad’s ‘treatise on rights’ translated to Swedish

SHAFAQNA - A Swedish translation of Imam Sajjad’s (AS) Risalat al-Huquq (Treatise on Rights) has been translated in the Swedish language. The Imam Ali (AS) Islamic Center in Stockholm has published the Swedish version of the book, according…

Indian ambassador to Iran visits Lady Masuma Holy Shrine

SHAFAQNA - Indian ambassador to Iran Mr Saurabh Kumar and his accompanying delegation paid a visit to Lady Masuma (sa) Shrine in Qom on Wednesday, January 3, during which he became familiar with different departments and courtyards of this…

Granted Wish

SHAFAQNA - In the time of Mansur Ibn ‘Ammar, who was among the Gnostics, a rich man decided to organize a sinful ceremony. So, giving his servant four drachmas, he sent him to the market to buy food for serving the guests. When going to…

Why is it necessary to look for your own faults?

SHAFAQNA- The best manifestation of proper education and wisdom is finding own faults. Meaning human being is able to sink into his/her own deep thoughts, tendencies, deeds and promises and find own faults, point at them and remove them from…

Blueberries help cancer treatment

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SHAFAQNA- uffering from cervical cancer? Along with your radiation therapy, start eating blueberries. New research shows consuming blueberry extract while on treatment may have a positive outcome. “Radiation therapy uses high-energy…

Manners of Welcoming Momin to One's Home

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SHAFAQNA- According to Imam Ja'far-e-Sadiq (a.s.), "whenever a fellow momin visits one's house, one should make him have food and if he refuses to have food then one should offer him something to drink and if he does not even accept…

Project of Lady Zainab increasingly continuous in Karbala

SHAFAQNA - The engineering staff of Imam Hussein Shrine has announced that the project of Lady Zainab Shrine is still underway, and preliminary stages have been achieved. Hussein Ridha Mehdi, project engineer, said that after the Arba’een…

10 daily habits slowly hurting your heart

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SHAFAQNA-Did you know that simple day-today habits could lead to cardiovascular ailments? Cardiologists and general physicians say that some seemingly harmless habit, actually have a profound effect on your heart. And no, this list does…

Winners of Muslim World Youths Fine Arts Festival Honored

SHAFAQNA - The festival was held in three categories: short film, short story and calligraphy. Young Muslims from various countries, including Denmark, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey, the US, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Morocco, Nigeria and…