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Divorce ups early death risk

Divorce ups early death risk

A new study conducted at the University of Arizona has suggested that divorce may be linked to the increased chance of an early death among people. Researchers found that divorced individuals were 23 percent more likely to die younger than their married counterparts and men had almost twice as high a risk of early death [&hellip

Message of Ashura

IMAM HUSSEIN AND THE DAY OF ASHURA The month of Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar year. This year, the 10th day of Muharram 1433, known by Muslims as the ‘Day of Ashura’, will fall on 6th December 2011. The day that witnessed one of the greatest human sacrifices in the annals [&hellip

How animals predict earthquakes

How animals predict earthquakes

Can pond-dwelling animals pick up pre-earthquake signals? Animals may sense chemical changes in groundwater that occur when an earthquake is about to strike. This, scientists say, could be the cause of bizarre earthquake-associated animal behaviour. Researchers began to investigate these chemical effects after seeing a colony of toads abandon its pond in L’Aquila, Italy, in [&hellip

Engineers pioneer use of 3D printer to create new bones

Engineers pioneer use of 3D printer to create new bones

The team say doctors should be able to order custom-built bone scaffolds within the next few years A 3D printer is being used to create “bone-like” material which researchers claim can be used to repair injuries. The engineers say the substance can be added to damaged natural bone where it acts as a scaffold for new [&hellip

Non-fried fish cuts Alzheimer’s risk

Non-fried fish cuts Alzheimer’s risk

Consuming baked or broiled fish at least once a week can boost older people’s brain health and significantly reduce Alzheimer’s risk. Brain scans suggest that people who regularly eat fish may lose fewer nerve cells in brain regions that are responsible for short term memory. University of Pittsburgh researchers studied 260 people with an average [&hellip

Third of S. African moms-to-be carry HIV

Third of S. African moms-to-be carry HIV

Although HIV infections have been showing a global drop, more that 30 percent of pregnant women in South Africa are carrying the deadly virus. The number of pregnant women carrying the HIV virus in the world’s biggest AIDS population has showed a slight increase from 29.4 to 30.2 percent, AFP reported. Latest global estimate has [&hellip

Report warns of arsenic in fruit juice

Report warns of arsenic in fruit juice

A consumer group report says arsenic levels in some juice samples exceed allowable limits for water and can increase cancer risk especially in kids. “About 10 percent of our samples exceeded the drinking water standard underscores the need for a standard to be set in juices,” said senior scientist at Consumer Reports Investigation Center Urvashi [&hellip

MOST BEAUTIFULL MOSQUE CONSTRUCTION COMPLETED

MOST BEAUTIFULL MOSQUE CONSTRUCTION COMPLETED

                  Dear Donors Assalam alaikum   Just to inform you all that the ”MOST BEAUTUFULL MOSQUE OF THE CENTURY” first  phase construction is now totally completed. The mosque has all necessary facilites like solar power that provide enough light and run a public address system for three [&hellip

Longer therapies help smokers quit

Longer therapies help smokers quit

A prolonged treatment including nicotine therapy and a behavioral intervention helps smokers kick the habit, even those without a desire to quit. In a new study which included 443 smokers, researchers compared success rates of standard treatment including eight weeks of counseling plus nicotine therapy with effectiveness of a prolonged care program in which a [&hellip

Yawning cools off the brain

Yawning cools off the brain

A new study has found that yawning helps keep the brain cool and is not triggered when people become bored or their body needs more oxygen. US researchers say yawning helps keep the brain cool while the sinuses play a role in that process by acting as bellows, HealthDay reported. “Brains, like computers, operate best [&hellip