How to deal with Minor Burns at Home?

SHAFAQNA- The skin plays an essential role in maintaining the temperature of the body. Therefore any damage to the skin can affect that balance. The skin also protects the body from germs in the environment. The skin is composed of three layers;…

How to Soothe an Itchy Throat?

SHAFAQNA- A scratchy throat rivals the common cold, when it comes to prevalence. It is an extremely commonplace disease, but can be aggravating as it results in difficulty in swallowing, and fever in many cases. This article will help you get…

Best Natural Cures for Back Acne

SHAFAQNA- Almost everyone knows that familiar, loathsome feeling of looking in the mirror one morning and finding a giant pimple on your face. But what if you awoke to find blemishes covering your chest, back and arms? Actually, body acne is…

What is high cholesterol?

SHAFAQNA- What is high cholesterol? High cholesterol is a well-known risk factor for heart disease. Cholesterol itself is a waxy, fat-like substance that is primarily made by the liver, although some comes from the diet. It is an essential…

How to Treat Dry Eyes Naturally

SHAFAQNA- We have all experienced the (usually temporary) symptoms of dry eyes at one time or another, especially if we work at a computer or have been exposed to too much smoke, wind or sun. But dry eye syndrome is a serious, chronic condition…

Treat Diarrhea Naturally

SHAFAQNA- What is diarrhea? Diarrhea is a common and uncomfortable digestive disorder characterized by loose, watery stools that cause frequent need to defecate (usually at least three times a day). It can be acute or chronic. Acute diarrhea…

Keeping Kids Safe in the Kitchen

SHAFAQNA- Keeping your little ones safe is a parent’s first priority. Your kitchen is one of the most comforting rooms in the house but it can also present hazards to children. Just about every item you use to prepare food is unsafe for your…

Headaches, Ouch!

SHAFAQNA- Some headaches can be mild, causing some tolerable discomfort, while other headaches can cause a pain so great that they have led people to commit suicide! Most of the time, headaches are not a cause for concern, except for the pain…

A Diet that Can Change Your Life

SHAFAQNA- Are you tensed with your health situation? Yes, it is quite obvious that health has become a name of great anxiety as the deadly diseases are breaking the shackles in numerous numbers. Go to your vicinity and you will find at least…

General Recommended and General Discouraged Acts for Eating Food

SHAFAQNA- General Recommended Acts According to Imam Hassan (A.s), every Muslim should keep 12 points in mind regarding food. Four are compulsory, four are recommended, and four pertain to general manners: The compulsory • To know one's…

Stop taking "probiotics"

SHAFAQNA- It's true that your gut biome is awesome, complicated, poorly understood and crucial to your body's normal functioning. But "probiotic" supplements are a largely unregulated category of goods, filled with random, mislabeled microorganisms,…

Epidemic in the US warns WHO

SHAFAQNA - The deadly Zika virus is set to spread in all countries across the Americas, except Canada and Chile, the World Health Organization has warned. Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of…

Nano-scaffolds made for converting stem cells into cells

SHAFAQNA - Iranian researchers produced laboratorial samples of scaffolds made of nanofibers which have been designed to produce effective cells from stem cells to cure diseases, INIC reports. According to Iran Nanotechnology Initiative…

Sleep, Grow, and Remember!

SHAFAQNA- Sleep is seen as a time when we rest. It is thought to have developed in most animals as a way to be safe during the night, instead of wandering in the wilderness where predators can get to them. More than just that, over time it…

Why antibiotics are bad for your health?

SHAFAQNA- The discovery of the antibiotic penicillin in the 1920s made a big impact on human history. Not only did it lead to a cure for bacterial infections that were once deadly, but it also led a big interest in finding new antibiotics.…

What are health benefits of persimmons?

SHAFAQNA- Persimmon is a deep orange, waxy fruit which is similar to a tomato in shape. Persimmons which have dark-colored flesh are always sweet and non-astringent and should be eaten before they become too soft. Varieties with light-colored…

Why We Must Rethink the Way We Care for Seniors

SHAFAQNA- Last year marked the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid. These two programs (including state funding) represent 37 cents of every dollar spent on health care in the United States. There are more than 54 million Medicare beneficiaries…

We are better at detecting laughter than words

SHAFAQNA- Toronto, Jan 19 (IANS) Whether they are growls of anger, the laughter of happiness or cries of sadness, humans pay more attention when an emotion is expressed through vocalisations than we do when the same emotion is expressed in…

Common drug for diabetic foot pain isn’t effective, B.C. researchers say

SHAFAQNA- A pain medication that rarely works as promised had a 17-fold increase in prescriptions over a decade, says the latest research from the Therapeutics Initiative at the University of B.C. Its report says only about one in 10 patients…

Understanding Depression

SHAFAQNA- The best treatment to any problem is to prevent it, and this is true for depression too. Some preventative measures include exercise, relaxation techniques to reduce stress, and a healthy diet. All of those methods aid in preventing…

Watch Those Eyes!

SHAFAQNA- Many people feel they do not need to go to the eye doctor if they can see fine. This is a dangerous notion because there are many conditions – such as glaucoma, diabetes, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, brain tumors and…

Some Tips on Flu Prevention

SHAFAQNA- The time is coming, as it comes every year, but are we prepared? The present article aims to give you some idea as how to avoid getting or spreading the dreaded flu this flu season. How can we avoid what some believe to be the…

Walking is Great Form of Exercise to Improve Fitness

SHAFAQNA- Walking is great form of exercise that anyone can do to improve their fitness or to lose weight. It does not require any special equipment and is a great low impact and low intensity exercise that even those who are ill or frail can…

10 Tips to keep your bones strong and healthy

SHAFAQNA- Bones play many roles in the body — providing structure, protecting organs, anchoring muscles and storing calcium. While it's particularly important to take steps to build strong and healthy bones during childhood and adolescence,…

UK Vaccines Documents Reveal 30 Years Of Coverup

SHAFAQNA - Thanks to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), we now know that vaccines are not a miracle of modern medicine. A doctor successfully retrieved documents about vaccinations, showing that the UK government experts had been covering…

Iranian scientist finds new method for curing cancer

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SHAFAQNA - An Iranian scientist in Australia has found a new method for detecting cancer and curing it even at early stages. Dr Majid Warkiani and his team at NSW University have created a biochip that filters a cancer patient’s blood…

Women health needs neglected after natural disasters, conflicts

SHAFAQNA - The health needs of women are too often neglected in humanitarian response to natural disasters and conflicts around the world, said United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Representative in Iran, Dr. Maha El-Adawy, on Tuesday. Dr. …

Asiatic cheetah extinction trend reversed

SHAFAQNA - UN resident coordinator in Iran has said cooperation between Department of Environment and the Conservation of Asiatic Cheetah Project has reversed the extinction trend among Asiatic cheetahs. Gary Lewis who was addressing the…