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Understanding Cardiovascular Diseases: Part 2 – What is Congenital Heart Disease CHD?

Understanding Cardiovascular Diseases: Part 2 – What is Congenital Heart Disease CHD?

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

It is estimated that 8 children per 1000 live births suffer from CHD, going by this rate approximately 1,80,000 children in India are born with CHD every year. By Dr Saleha Noorain After having gone through atherosclerotic cardiac diseases in the previous article in the August 2018 issue, this article will focus on the other […]

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Understanding Cardiovasular Disease: Part 1

Understanding Cardiovasular Disease: Part 1

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dr. Saleha Noorain Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death and disability globally, contributing to 1/3rd of all deaths and it continues to grow at an alarming rate with each passing year. Ischemic heart disease and stroke contribute to about 80% of all cardiovascular deaths. As the magnitude of CVDs continue to accelerate, […]

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Hazards of Obesity and Ways to Manage Weight

Hazards of Obesity and Ways to Manage Weight

| July 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

We tend to spend lot of our leisure time sitting, putting us at risk of obesity. By Dr Tasmia Tabassum According to WHO data, worldwide, more than 1·9 billion adults are overweight—of these over 650 million are obese. 41 million children under the age of 5 years and 340 million children and adolescents aged 5–19 […]

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Laparoscopy (Key Hole Surgery) in Gynaecology

| June 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The use of laparoscopy in gynecological surgical procedures has increased in recent years as more studies have been presented that support the safety of this approach. By Dr Noorul Ayain Laparoscopic surgery, also called as minimally invasive surgery (MIS), or keyhole surgery, is a modern surgical technique in which operations are performed through small incisions […]

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Diabetes & Ramadan Fasting

Diabetes & Ramadan Fasting

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

More than 50 million people with Diabetes fast during Ramadan. By Dr. Muneeb Ahmed Yasir Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic disease. Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam. More than 50 million people with Diabetes fast during Ramadan. During Ramadan about 60% of patients change their antidiabetic drug intake. 35% stop treatment, unfortunately, […]

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Circumcision by Plastibell Technique

Circumcision by Plastibell Technique

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

There is evidence from several trials carried out in Africa that circumcised men have a lower risk of acquiring HIV. By Dr Syed Hidayathulla Circumcision is a well known sunnah of Prophet Ibrahim. According to Prophetic Traditions, “Five things are fitra (acts considered to be of a refined person) : circumcision, shaving pubic hair, trimming […]

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March 3rd- World Hearing Day

March 3rd- World Hearing Day

| March 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

If the hearing loss goes unnoticed, many do not develop normal speech, as the sense of hearing and speech are invariably linked. By Dr. Saud Ahmed The power of hearing is a great blessing bestowed upon us by Allah. It’s true value can be felt when we meet people who are hearing-impaired. It is indeed […]

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Food for Thought

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every type of food has its own benefit. According to traditional sources, Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) particularly liked these food which have immense health benefits too. By Asma Arshad Barley Barley, soaked in water, gives relief for cough and sore throats . The soup made from barley is also good for those suffering from fever. The […]

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Serious News for Couch Potatoes

Serious News for Couch Potatoes

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Physical inactivity leads to a shorter life expectancy, causing as many premature deaths as tobacco smoking or obesity. New Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) studies are bringing to light the serious health impact of a sedentary lifestyle. Physical inactivity leads to a shorter life expectancy and increased risks of many chronic diseases. In fact, it […]

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Blessings in a Mango!

Blessings in a Mango!

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The mango season is here and when the fruit is here, make best use of its goodness! Mangoes may very well be the king of all fruits. They fight cancer, alkalize the body, aid in weight loss, regulate diabetes, help digestion, clean your skin, and make the perfect snack. Here are healthy reasons why you […]

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