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20 million pilgrims this year in Karbala for Arba’een.

More Shia pilgrims from around the world came into Karbala to commemorate the religious ceremony, which marks the 40th day after the martyrdom of , Imam Hussein a.s. According to Iraqi authorities, some 20 million people arrived in the holy city for Saturday 13th December. The Arba’een ceremony, which is one of the largest religious gatherings in the world, was …

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Antibiotics losing effectiveness: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that antibiotics are losing their power to fight infections, which may lead to extensive drug resistance in the near future. “The problem is so serious that it threatens the achievements of modern medicine,” the WHO said in a report published on Wednesday. According to the report, if the current trend continues, minor infections …

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2 meals a day may help diabetics

Scientists have suggested that eating only two meals a day contributes more to the treatment of type 2 diabetes than eating more frequent smaller portions. Predicating the assertion on the results of trials on 54 subjects, the study, which was carried out in Prague under the supervision of lead scientist Dr Hana Kahleova, then advocated only eating breakfast and lunch …

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Junk food kills

 Many countries’ industrial food and farming system, dominated by fast food restaurants and processed, chemical-laden food, has precipitated a public health crisis. Although nutritionists recommend that consumers avoid eating unhealthy junk foods, every day 75 million Americans “supersize” themselves and damage their health by eating at McDonald’s or other fast food restaurants. Forty percent of American meals are now purchased and …

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Get Rid Of Restless Sleep

 Unlike many specific diseases, illnesses and medical conditions, restless sleep may have a number of different causes. It is difficult to get rid of restless sleep unless you find out exactly what is causing the difficulty. But the time and effort to find the source of the problem will be worth it. So will the changes made in lifestyle and …

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A smile is a language

A smile is a language even a baby understands. It costs nothing but it creates much. It happens in a flash but the memory of it may last forever. Keep on smiling!

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Health Benefits of Almond Milk

Health benefits of almond milk include improvement of vision, weight loss, healthy bones and strong and healthy heart. It helps in building strong muscles, maintaining ideal blood pressure and a well functioning kidney. It is also a good alternative for mother’s milk. Most people are used to the dairy milk which is easy to get. Though not very common; Almond …

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Study: Sleep flushes out brain’s toxic proteins

New research conducted by American researchers indicates that sleep acts like “waste removal system’ in clearing away some toxic proteins in brain. Researchers suggest that sleep activates brain’s own network of plumbing pipes during which waste material is carried out of the brain, according to the study appeared in the journalScience. They say this cleaning system (glymphatic system) has a …

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Poor air quality boosts risk of lung cancer, heart failure

European researchers have warned that air pollution, largely from traffic fumes significantly increases risk of developing lung cancer and heart diseases. An international team of research observed 35 studies with data for thousands of patients in 12 countries, including some European states, the US and China. The study of 300,000 people over a period of 13 years shows that areas …

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Benefits Of Plums

Plum is a fruit that is related to the family of peaches and cherries. It is one of those fruits that are rich in dietary fiber, which in turn proves effective in improving the digestive system. There are thousands of varieties of plums that are available throughout the world, ranging in colors like red, blue-black, purple, yellow, green or amber. …

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