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Mobile phones help people with diabetes to manage fasting during Ramadan

Source : WHO / 02 Jul 2014

Mariama Diallo, aged in her sixties, was diagnosed with diabetes ten years ago. Although she is very strict about following a healthy lifestyle, Mariama is always on the look-out for information and advice to help her manage her condition.


6 Health Benefits of Dates during Ramadan Iftar

Source : 0rbit Islam / 29 Jun 2014

Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) recommended us to break fasting during Ramadan (iftar) with dates. Research study has proven that having dates after fasting has got great benefits for our nutrition and health.


Dubai Cares launches its Ramadan campaign 2014

Source : The National / 28 Jun 2014

The UAE will spend Dh125 million on a Ramadan gift to the world, aiming to provide clean drinking water to five million people.

The UAE Suqia campaign – launched by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai – will work with Emirates Red Crescent to dig wells and build reservoirs and water-treatment plants.


Gaza is running out of medicine

Source : Presstv / 25 Jun 2014

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has warned of a crisis of medicine shortage in the besieged Gaza Strip, saying the enclave is running out of all types of medicines.

Ashraf al-Qidra, Gaza’s Health Ministry spokesman, said in a statement issued on Tuesday that nearly 600 types of basic medicines and medical equipment have already run out. The spokesman further warned that more than 150 other types of medical supplies are expected to finish in the coming few weeks.


Health benefits of Honey

Source : Islam Religion / 22 Jun 2014

The benefits of honey don’t just stop at the satisfaction of our taste buds.  The powerful healing attributes of honey have long been used to promote health and healing.  Both the holy Quran and Hadiths (Prophetic traditions) refer to honey as a healer of disease.  In the Quran we read, “And thy Lord taught the bee to build its cells in hills, on trees and in people’s habitations… there issues from within their bodies a drink of varying colors, wherein is healing for humankind.  Verily in this is a Sign for those who give thought.”  [16:68-69]


Sitting too much increases cancer risk - research

Source : Voice of Russia / 17 Jun 2014

Every year scientists add new factors to the list of cancer-triggers – junk food, processed meats, smoking, polluted air. Recently, the list has expanded – sitting or sedentary lifestyle is now linked to a significantly greater risk of certain cancers as well as heart disease and diabetes, new research has revealed.


Medical Aspects Of Islamic Fasting

Source : Quran and Science / 11 Jun 2014

There are close to 1.5 billion Muslims in the world observe total fasting (no food or water) between dawn to sunset in the month of Ramadan. They do so not for losing weight or any medical benefit, but for them it is ordained in their Holy Book Quran which says.


Olive Oil and Modern Science

Source : / 06 Jun 2014

Praise be to Allah, the Lord of Creations, and Peace and blessings be upon our prophet Muhammad, the faithful and the honest.

Oh, Allah, we know nothing but what You teach us. You are the All- Knower, the Wise. Oh Allah, teach us what is good for us, and benefit us from what You taught us, and increase our knowledge. Show us the righteous things as righteous and help us to do them, and show us the bad things as bad and help us to keep away from them.


Up to 200,000 Somali children could die from malnutrition

Source : Reuters / 28 May 2014

Up to 200,000 children under the age of five could die from severe malnutrition in Somalia by the end of the year unless the United Nations receives emergency funds to stave off mass hunger, U.N. officials said on Tuesday.


Smoking is enemy of humanity

Source : Agencies / 26 May 2014

Rodrigo de Jerez was one of the Spanish crewmen who sailed to the Americas on the Santa Maria as part of Christopher Columbus's first voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492. He is credited with being the first European smoker.


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