Category archives for Health

Saving yourself from HIV infection

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Human sexual desire may be insatiable, the more we indulge in it the stronger it grows, until it destroys us in one form or the other. Unbridled attempts at quenching the sexual thirst is like putting out a fire with gasoline, it only burns with stronger flames! We should judge any set of teachings, be […]

Curing Sigmund Freud’s Atheism

By Zia H Shah MD According to a BBC survey, in 2007, one billion people world wide are suffering from anxiety and depression. Which world view will give you contentment and peace, Sigmund Freud’s or Carl Jung’s? This is the question, the answer of which you owe to yourself! The answer may predict your sanity […]

Allopathic Medicine’s long struggle with the Bible

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In Matt. 17 Jesus, on whom be peace, gives recipe for casting out the demons: When they came to the crowd, a man approached Jesus and knelt before him. “Lord, have mercy on my son,” he said. “He has seizures and is suffering greatly. He often falls into the fire or into the water. I […]

Islam and Psychology

A famous, almost legendary mystic poet from Punjab Pakistan, Bullah Shah wrote: پڑھ پڑھ علم تے فاضل ھوییں تے کدے اپنے آپ نوں پڑھیا نھیں  بھج بھج وڑناں اے مندر مسیتی تے کدے من اپنے وچ وڑیا نھیں … He says that you have read scores of books to become a scholar but have never read yourself.  […]

Psychiatric Drug Use on the Rise and Your Choices: How about a True Religion and Code of Ethics?

  http://s.wsj.net/media/swf/VideoPlayerMain.swf A famous, almost legendary mystic poet from Punjab Pakistan, Bullah Shah wrote: پڑھ پڑھ علم تے فاضل ھوییں تے کدے اپنے آپ نوں پڑھیا نھیں  بھج بھج وڑناں اے مندر مسیتی  تے کدے من اپنے وچ وڑیا نھیں … He says that you have read scores of books to become a scholar but have never […]

Honey the Healer

By Manzurul A. Sikder, M.D. New York, USA This was originally published in JAMMA in 2007 Foreword by Zia H Shah: The Holy Quran urges us to reflect on the Laws of Nature.   It draws examples from cosmology, geology, biology and physics among other branches of science, as signs for all men of understanding.  For […]

Alcohol: moderate use a gateway to alcoholism

Muslims realize that all the detrimental consequences related to alcoholism are a proof that alcohol is the reason for numerous problems. The non-Muslims especially the Westerners have a convenient rationalization. They fracture the reality into two parts, moderate use and excessive use and keep trying to blame all problems on excessive use, while applauding the […]

Cardiac stem cells 'heal heart damage'

BBC Stem cells taken from a patient’s own heart have, for the first time, been used to repair damaged heart tissue, researchers claim. The study, published in the Lancet, was designed to test the procedure’s safety, but also reported improvements in the heart’s ability to pump blood. The authors said the findings were “very encouraging” […]

Why did Michael Jackson have severe insomnia and what could have cured him?

National media constantly discusses all the medication Jackson was taking to promote sleep, almost to the point of general anesthesia.  But, they seldom pause to ask the question, as to why the world famous, successful and rich person had the problem in the first place.  I want to share a video about his illness and then […]