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Salt, one of the most important substances to your body

Salt, one of the most important substances to your body

  Salt is one of the important substances to the nerves, as it stimulates muscle contraction; this will also help prevent your muscles from cramping. Salt keeps calcium and other minerals in the bloodstream.
Physical inactivity twice deadlier than obesity

Physical inactivity twice deadlier than obesity

A new major study says exercise is beneficial for people of any age, warning that physical inactivity could kill twice as many people as obesity. 
Diabetes is a growing and lethal problem, especially among Middle East countries

Diabetes is a growing and lethal problem, especially among Middle East countries

The number of sufferers of diabetes almost doubled over the past decade, and today afflicts 382 million. Much of that increase occurred in the Middle East.
Table sugar less toxic than fructose

Table sugar less toxic than fructose

A new research has found that all “added sugar” found typically in processed foods are bad but among them the fructose found in corn syrup may harm the health more than table sugar.
Study shows sedentary lifestyle made human bones lighter

Study shows sedentary lifestyle made human bones lighter

A new study showed that human evolution from hunter-gatherers to farmers has made the skeletal system lighter and more fragile, warning of health risks caused by a sedentary lifestyle to future generations.
Researchers try to explain link between red meat and cancer

Researchers try to explain link between red meat and cancer

A new research states that the presence of a type of sugar in red meat could be the main cause behind high risk of cancer associated with consumption of red meat.
Study reveals long-term shift work may damage brain

Study reveals long-term shift work may damage brain

A large-scale study demonstrates that working antisocial hours is strongly associated with brain damage and cognitive malfunction.
Russian company creates first mobile phone for Muslims

Russian company creates first mobile phone for Muslims

A cellphone solely for Muslims – with pre-installed Quran in Russian and Arabic and “prayer alarm” – is to go on sale in Russia from the end of November.  
Muharram apps help mourners fulfill spiritual goals

Muharram apps help mourners fulfill spiritual goals

Muharram apps, which are available for smartphones running on android and iOS platforms, make it easy for the generation of azadaars or (mourners) to catch up with their special prayers, read scriptures in their own language, and schedule their ziyarat.
Y chromosome linked to cancer and death risk in men

Y chromosome linked to cancer and death risk in men

Swedish researchers have found that the male Y chromosome has a potential role in preventing tumors and death risk in men.
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