Healthcare

Health Exchange Decision Changed Again

States now have until Dec. 14 to decide; Perry says Texas not setting up its own

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November 29, 2012

Risk Factor for Chronic Kidney Disease

There are 26 million Americans at risk for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Its prevalence has increased over the last decade due to increase in diabetes and hypertension, the two most common causes of Chronic Kidney Disease.

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November 21, 2012

Opium Market Closed to Americans

It makes me so sad that someone should have to choose between dying of liver disease and living with intense pain…

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September 6, 2012

Dr. Ahmed Sheikh Honored by Peers

Dr. Ahmed Sheikh

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August 30, 2012

The Medicine of Prophet (s)

Islamic medicine is universal, all-embracing, flexible, and allows for growth and development of various methods of investigating and treating diseases within the frame-work described above”

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August 23, 2012

Joshanda… Herbal Remedy to Fight the Cold

Well who knows that in the near future Joshanda can be the miracle medicine in cure of common cold and allergies–this herbal medicine may become popular all over the world.

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June 7, 2012

Award Winning Physician: Dr. Anis Ansari

After 19 years of practicing medicine as a board certified physician of Internal Medicine and Nephrology, my father, Dr. Anis Ansari, earned an honor among many nominations: the Spirit of Excellence Award.

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May 31, 2012

Dr. Amjad Hussain inducted into Medical Mission Hall of Fame

Dr.S.Amjad Hussain has been inducted into the Class of 2012 of Medical Mission Hall of Fame.

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May 31, 2012

Black Surgeon’s Claim Details Racism at UCLA

A highly regarded African-American surgeon and UCLA associate professor recently filed a lawsuit against the University of California Board of Regents and the administrators of the UCLA Medical Center for implementing a decade-long campaign of discriminatory acts against him

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May 24, 2012

Muslims & Healthcare

TMO Foundation undertook this research project to find out how Muslims feel about the health care system approved by the US Congress and now under review by the Supreme Court.

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May 17, 2012

More Than Just a Nip and a Tuck

Since the surgery, he has lost 23 inches around his waist and has adopted a healthy lifestyle.

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April 5, 2012

Baby’s Birth Leaves Parents with $1 Million Dollar Invoice

Melbourne: A couple ended up with a hospital bill of up to 1 million dollars, after they had a daughter while they were holidaying in Canada.

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March 22, 2012

A Deadly Dinner

I never understood why, at the end of every one of his shows, TV game show host Bob Barker always refrained “Help control the pet population. Have your pet spayed or neutered. Goodbye everybody!”

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March 15, 2012

Houstonian Corner (V14-I10)

Interfaith unity day / electronic records switch at TX hospitals

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March 1, 2012

Appeal for Help: Sick Relative

If you know our family, all of us siblings are way above the height and weight requirement and have been told we would not be candidates for the procedure.

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March 1, 2012

Women Health Seminar in Hamtramck

Bangladeshi Americans for Social Empowerment will host a free health seminar on diabetes and diet for minority women, at the Hamtramck Public Library on March 11.

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March 1, 2012

Breast Cancer: The Role of Vaccine in Treatment

According to American Cancer Society statistics, roughly 1 in 8 (12%) women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.

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January 19, 2012

The Importance of Breastfeeding to the Muslim Child

The mothers shall give suck to their offspring for two whole years, if the father desires to complete the term. But he shall bear the cost of their food and clothing on equitable terms…If they both decide on weaning, by mutual consent, and after due consultation, there is no blame on them.

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December 1, 2011

Stroke: Major Cause of Disability

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the US and second worldwide in both men and women.

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December 1, 2011

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