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Is it Permissible to Eat Beer-Battered Fish?

Source : / 24 Aug 2013


As Salaamu Alaikum,

Firstly Baraka Allahu Fikum, this service is invaluable and I am grateful to Allahu Ta’Alaa that He has allowed it to be available.


New study: Bat linked to mysterious MERS virus

Source : AFP / 23 Aug 2013

A bat has been linked to the mysterious and at times fatal MERS coronavirus plaguing the Middle East, according to a new study.

Researchers said they detected a 100 percent genetic match in an insect-eating bat close to the home of the first known victim of the disease in Saudi Arabia.


Retinal photography may reveal clues to stroke risk

Source : Presstv / 22 Aug 2013

Scientists have pinpointed that photographing the retina can provide information which help predicting the potential for stroke in people with high blood pressure.

According to a new study conducted at the National University of Singapore, the eye examination mainly retinal imaging explores symptoms on the status of blood vessels in the brain.


Barbaric US-led sanctions killing Iranian children: Dr. Alireza Marandi

Source : Presstv / 22 Aug 2013

In a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, President of Iran’s Academy of Medical Sciences Dr. Alireza Marandi has blasted Washington for exacting sadistic revenge on Iranian children through their inhuman sanctions against the nation.

Following is the complete text of the letter received by Press TV.


Soda Drinking Tied to Kids' Behavior Problems

By Andrew M. Seaman / 19 Aug 2013

Children who drink soda tend to score slightly higher on scales that measure aggressive behavior than kids who don't drink the carbonated beverages, according to a new study.

The study's lead author cautioned, however, that the increase may not be noticeable for individual children and the researchers can't prove soda caused the bad behaviors.


Poor sleep tied to kids’ lower academic performance

Source : Reuters / 19 Aug 2013

Children who have trouble sleeping tend to do worse in school than their peers who get a good night’s sleep, a new study suggests.

Researchers in Brazil looked at children age seven to 10 who attended Sao Paulo public schools. They found kids with symptoms of sleep disorders or sleep breathing disorders earned lower grades than those without problems sleeping, on average.


Sugar shortens life, hinders reproduction, says study

Source : AP / 15 Aug 2013

Sugar, even at moderate levels, could be toxic to your health — or at least to your sex life, a new study says.

Scientists at the University of Utah looked at how sugar affected mice and found that the mouse equivalent of just three sugary sodas a day had significant negative effects on life span and competition for mates.


Saudi says no MERS infections during Ramadan pilgrimage

Source : AFP / 14 Aug 2013

A large influx of Muslim pilgrims on Saudi Arabia during the fasting month of Ramadan passed without any cases of the MERS coronavirus infection reported, authorities said Tuesday.

“No infections by the MERS coronavirus or any other epidemic diseases” have been reported among “ pilgrims and visitors in (the holy sites of) Mecca and Medina,” Health Minister Abdullah al-Rabia said.


MSF pulls out of Somalia

Source : AFP / 15 Aug 2013

Medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders (MSF) closed all its operations in war-torn Somalia on Wednesday, warning of growing insecurity, after 22 years of working in the Horn of Africa troublespot.

“The closure of our activities is a direct result of extreme attacks on our staff, in an environment where armed groups and civilian leaders increasingly support, tolerate, or condone the killing, assaulting, and abducting of humanitarian aid workers,” MSF president Unni Karunakara told reporters.


Ethiopian Cabbage Dish

By Hasnaa Hassan / 13 Aug 2013

Our dish for today comes from Ethiopia. Ethiopian kitchen is famous with its tasty cuisines.

This dish can be a good choice for a vegetarian. As for people who love meat and poultry, they can add their favorite kind of meat to give it more nutrition value.

Beef or chicken hotdogs are a suitable ingredient to add rather than other kinds of meat.


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