The Prophet Muhammad advised his followers to treat animals with kindness and, if needed, kill them mercifully for food. And he didn’t mince words.
“Whoever kills a sparrow or anything bigger than that without a just cause, Allah will hold him accountable on the Day of Judgment,” the Prophet reportedly said.
Remembering these instructions, New York farmer Zaid Kurdieh says much of the meat that brands itself as halal, or religiously permissible, is nothing but a sham.
Source : ProductiveMuslim / 03 Oct 2014
Firstly, we should acknowledge that as a Muslimah, our first and foremost role is to worship Allah but then immediately after fulfilling these obligations, serving our parents is the best honour we can have. Allah says in the Qur’an:
Source : Arab news / 02 Oct 2014
The Ministry of Health has launched a smartphone application that provides Haj pilgrims access to important health-related information and resources.
Anees Sindi, deputy commander of the ministry's command and control center, said that the recent cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and Ebola have made "travelers nervous."
Source : The National / 29 Sep 2014
Almost two thirds of women take no exercise and are overweight, a new health-screening survey suggests.
Nearly a third of women screened were obese, more than a third had a family history of heart disease and half had family members who were diabetic.
Source : OrganicFacts / 25 Sep 2014
The health benefits of figs or anjeer include treatment of sexual weakness, constipation, indigestion, piles, diabetes, cough, bronchitis, and asthma. It also helps in gaining weight after illness.
Source : IslamicKnowledge / 18 Sep 2014
All praise is due to Allaah, the Lord of the worlds. May Allaah raise the rank of Prophet Muhammad and all the Prophets before him and protect his nation from that which he fears for them.
Source : UN.org / 17 Sep 2014
While child survival rates have increased dramatically since 1990, one million babies each year do not see their second day of life, many succumbing to complications during labour and delivery that could be easily prevented with simple, cost effective interventions, according to a report released today by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
Source : Arab news / 12 Sep 2014
The Ministry of Health has launched a multimedia awareness campaign to inform Haj pilgrims of the preventive measures that should be taken during their stay in the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah.
By Racha Adib / Al Arabiya / 11 Sep 2014
It’s time we gave snacks a place in our diet. Instead of skipping them altogether and overindulging when your will power runs low, learn to embrace the right snacks that can satisfy your cravings with the minimal calories. Although you may think snacking between meals isn’t good for you, it’s quite the opposite. Snacking can help boost your metabolism, increase your energy levels and keep you from binging.
Source : Presstv / 09 Sep 2014
European researchers have identified an association between poor sleep patterns like insomnia and the size of brain.
Researchers examined some 147 adults between the ages of 20 and 84 via two series of MRI scans.