Photos: Completion of new expansion project of Sefeer Hospital in Iraq

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Completion of new expansion project of Sefeer Hospital affiliated with the Imam Hussain Shrine.

Meat Consumption and the Development of Type 1 Diabetes

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SHAFAQNA- By: Dr. Michael Greger January 16, 2019 About Michael Follow Michael at @nutrition_facts Not only is Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis (MAP) a serious problem for the global livestock industry,…

Higher calcium levels may predict heart disease

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SHAFAQNA- Specks of calcium in the heart's artery walls could signal early risk of cardiovascular disease, particularly in men from South Asian countries, including India, and may help develop treatment methods, researchers say. According…

US: Muslim youths clean up national parks trashed during government shutdown

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SHAFAQNA- Young Muslims from across the US have spent their weekends clearing trash from national parks affected by the partial government shutdown. In Philadelphia, more than a dozen volunteers gathered in the rain on Saturday to clear rubbish…

Palm fertilizer introduced by Al-Joud Company

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: Al-Joud Company for the technology of industry and modern agriculture introduces palm fertilizer. Al-Joud Company for the Technology of Industry and Modern Agriculture of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine has put within…

Iron deficiency symptoms: This sign in your ear could indicate the condition

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SHAFAQNA- Iron deficiency is when you lack the mineral in your body and this can lead to iron deficiency anemia. Symptoms can develop and lead to complications that can affect the lungs and heart, so recognizing the signs as early as possible…

Video: Advanced stages of constructing the largest hospital for cancer in Iraq

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: Advanced stages of building Imam Hussain Hospital for Cancer have been achieved, the Imam Hussain Shrine announced. The hospital is going to contribute to providing cancer patients with the medical services they need,…

Iran to host two Intl health tourism conferences in 2019

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SHAFAQNA- Mehr News Agency: Iran is set to host two international conferences on medical tourism in 2019, a senior official at the Ministry of Health and Medical Education said. Mohammad Jahangiri, head of International Healthcare Association,…

Cancer patients face higher risk for shingles, new vaccines hold promise for prevention

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SHAFAQNA- People newly diagnosed with cancer, particularly blood cancers, and those treated with chemotherapy have a greater risk of developing shingles, according to a new study in the Journal of Infectious Diseases. The findings may…

Do vegetarians live longer? Diet secret to long life

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SHAFAQNA- How to live longer is a question many people want to know the answer to, and simple lifestyle changes have been proven to extend life expectancy. As well as regular exercise, being social and not smoking, eating the right foods…

Six vitamins and minerals to boost your energy levels

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SHAFAQNA- iet and lifestyle habits can go a long way in term son boosting energy. But despite out best efforts to exercise daily, eat right, and sleep well, our busy lifestyles and modern society demand a lot from us. Truth be told,…

New high quality product for Industry and Modern Agriculture

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: New high quality product introduced by al-Joud Company for Industry and Modern Agriculture. Al-Joud Company for Modern Industry and Agriculture Technology of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine, introduced its new product,…

An emergency section of the Al-Kafeel Hospital opens to receive critical cases

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: An emergency section of the Al-Kafeel Super-Speciality Hospital of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, has been opened to receive emergency and critical cases, including internal medicine, cardiology, emergency surgical cases,…

Novel shoe insole can help heal diabetic ulcers

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SHAFAQNA- Scientists have developed a shoe insole that could help heal diabetic ulcers -- a condition that often leads patients to lose their toes, foot or leg. Diabetes can lead to ulcers that patients do not feel or notice until…

Cancer gets a sting with new discovery

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SHAFAQNA- Today a paper authored by 44 scientists was published in the scientific journal Nature, reporting a potential new class of immunotherapy drugs to treat some of the most common cancers. The study shows how these molecules work…

Novel diabetes treatment could end daily insulin injections

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SHAFAQNA- A potential medical breakthrough that could put an end to the daily insulin injections endured by people living with diabetes has been unveiled by Dutch scientists. By destroying the mucous membrane in the small intestine and…

Investment of the al-Abbas's (P) Holy Shrine for the preparation of Karbala butchery

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: For the preparation of meat and poultry in order to rehabilitate and operate the Karbala butchery on the Karbala-Babylon road in the Ibrahimia region for the production and processing of poultry meat, Al-Kafeel Company for…

Photos: Lake Urmia's Mud Bath Health Benefits

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SHAFAQNA- Since a very long time, Lake Urmia has been known for its health benefits. Mud bath’s health benefits is one of the prominent features of Lake Urmia. Since the mud in Lake Urmia is rich in sodium, chloride, magnesium, potassium,…

Haifa has highest rate of cancer in Occupied territories

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SHAFAQNA- Haifa has the highest rate of cancer in occupied territories, Israeli Ministry of Health and Israel Cancer Association announced in a report. Lung, breast, prostate and intestine cancer in city of Haifa are nine to 14 per cent…

Hepatitis C drug lead designed to target virus RNA

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SHAFAQNA- The longstanding goal of designing RNA-targeting drugs has been given a boost thanks to a technique that identifies drug-like small molecules which selectively bind to disease-causing RNA. The US team demonstrated the approach…

Health benefits of hemp seeds

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SHAFAQNA- Many people consider hemp seeds to be a superfood. The seeds have a rich nutritional profile and provide a range of health benefits.Although hemp seeds come from the Cannabis sativa plant, they do not produce a mind-altering…

Here’s Exactly What to Expect If You Need Allergy Testing

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SHAFAQNA- If you have allergies, you’re probably familiar with the ways your immune system broadcasts its general lack of chill. Maybe your nose releases a river of snot, your eyes feel maddeningly scratchy, or your skin erupts with hives. Whatever…

Test makes it cheaper to detect cancer

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SHAFAQNA-Scientists are testing a new cancer-detection system that could make it easier and cheaper to arrest one of the leading causes of death in the world and the third leading cause of death in Kenya. In research published in the journal Nature…

Syria to receive high-tech medical equipment from Japan

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SHAFAQNA- IRNA: A shipment of high-tech medical equipment whose value is more than USD 12 million  provided by the Japanese Government for the public hospitals, was granted to the Health and Higher Education Ministries on Thursday. WHO’s…

3.5 million Basra residents are threatened with lethal diseases

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SHAFAQNA- Iraq’s Basra declares 17000 infection cases from water pollute. This city residents are threatened with death. The Basra directorate called on the Iraqi government to intervene to rescue the Basra 3.5 million population from being…

Fatwa called measles vaccine 'religiously forbidden' in Muslim-majority Indonesia

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SHAFAQNA- In a fatwa, or religious ruling, issued by the Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI), point out country’s measles vaccine religiously forbidden because it contains ingredients derived from pigs. The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) says…

New type 1 diabetes therapy shows promise for long-term reversal in both humans, dogs

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SHAFAQNA- What if instead of daily insulin injections or wearing pumps, just getting a shot every few months could reverse Type 1 diabetes for you -- or your dog? It might take ushering in healthy pancreatic cells like a Trojan horse. The…

Breast Milk Increases IQ

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SHAFAQNA-“The breast-fed infant’s intelligence quotient rate is eight units higher than infants fed by infant formula,” infant specialist said. According to Astan News, Reza Saeedi, on the sidelines of the scientific conference “Breastfeeding”…