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Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 3:37

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 3:37

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Qur’anic Reflections click here Bismillāh, September 12, 2014/Dhul Qa‘dah 16, 1435 To view ALI Fall 2014 Activities, Courses and Programs click here ALI 274: Islam and the Theory of Evolution. Participate in this online course that will inshāAllāh take [&hellip

WHO recommends less sugar intake

WHO recommends less sugar intake

Both the World Health Organization (WHO) and health experts have recommended further reduction in daily sugar consumption. The new advice cuts the previous recommendation for sugar intake proposed by WHO few months ago. The new advice suggests the target of 5% of energy intake from free sugars amounts to 25g for women (five to six [&hellip

Some people resist brain degeneration

Some people resist brain degeneration

A new study has found that some people’s brains are able to compensate for a number of degenerative brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. Study unveils that the brain’s response to some disorders is not the same in all people, according to the report published in the journal Nature Neuroscience. Researchers from the University of California [&hellip

Brain ‘still active during sleep’

Brain ‘still active during sleep’

The brain is still active while we are asleep, say scientists, who found people were able to classify words during their slumber. Researchers from Cambridge and Paris introduced participants to a word test while awake and found they continued to respond correctly while asleep. The sleeping brain can perform complex tasks, particularly if the task [&hellip

Sibling bullying ups depression risk’

Sibling bullying ups depression risk’

A collaborative study has shown that experiencing regular bullying by a sibling as a child almost doubles the risk of depression when one is older. The research, which was carried out by Oxford, Bristol, and Warwick universities, asked around 7,000 children aged 12 if they had experienced a sibling saying hurtful things, hitting, ignoring them [&hellip

‘Extreme’ solar storm heading for Earth

‘Extreme’ solar storm heading for Earth

A solar storm, which registers “extreme” on forecasters’ scale, is barreling towards the Earth. It is yet to be known when the highly-charged ejecta from a solar eruption, which took place on Wednesday, will strike the Earth. Tom Berger, director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s Space Weather Prediction Center in Boulder, Colorado, [&hellip

Prediabetes may raise cancer risk

Prediabetes may raise cancer risk

Large study has revealed that Prediabetes could increase the risk of several types of cancer by 15 percent. A meta-analysis comprising 16 studies and almost 900,000 participants from different regions of the world also indicates that the risk measure depends on the type of cancer. The results were consistent across cancer endpoint, age, duration of [&hellip

‘Violence against children staggering’

‘Violence against children staggering’

A new study by the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that children around the world are undergoing a “staggering” extent of physical, sexual and emotional abuse. In its largest-ever report released on Thursday, the UN body documented endemic violence against children within their communities, schools and homes rather than on the streets or [&hellip

Quranic Reflections 32:29

Quranic Reflections 32:29

Submitting to ONE Master ضَرَبَ اللَّهُ مَثَلًا رَجُلًا فِيهِ شُرَكَاءُ مُتَشَاكِسُونَ وَرَجُلًا سَلَمًا لِرَجُلٍ هَلْ يَسْتَوِيَانِ مَثَلًا ۚ الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ ۚ بَلْ أَكْثَرُهُمْ لَا يَعْلَمُونَ Dharaba-llāhu mathalan rajulan fīhi shurakā’u mutashākisūna wa rajulan salaman lirajulin hal yastawiyāni mathalan. Alhamdu lillāhi. Bal aktharuhum lā ya‘lamūn. Allah draws and example: a man jointly owned by several contending [&hellip

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 39:29

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 39:29

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Qur’anic Reflections click here Bismillāh August 29, 2014/Dhul Qa‘dah 2, 1435 If you know anyone who would like to receive QURANIC REFLECTIONS, request him/her to subscribe to our Email List at www.academyofislam.com ALI Fall 2014 Activities, Courses and Programs [&hellip