Eczema

Eczema is a skin condition caused by inflammation of the skin which causes skin to become red, itchy, dry, and even cracked and leathery in some cases. Eczema typically manifests itself in infancy and most will outgrow the condition, but ...

Hair Loss

A women’s hair is said to be her crowning glory. Normal hair loss occurs daily, but in amounts that we are not aware of. As we age, however, our hair thins. Anyone, men, women, young or old, can experience hair ...

How To Have Beautiful Eyes In Accordance With The Sunnah Of The Prophet (SAW)

There are many ways to make our eyes look not only beautiful but also healthy and since the time of the Prophet (SAW), eye care has been known and practiced by using Kohl. It is mentioned in several hadiths:Ibn Abbas (RA) ...

Skin and Sun Protection for a Muslimah

On a recent beach holiday, I was practically slathering my children with sunblock, whereupon my sister-in-law commented, “We are Malays, we are meant to be dark skinned.” I had to explain that its about cancer prevention. While we need the sun ...

Vaccination from Islamic Perspective (Part 3)

Does the Rotavirus vaccine contain haram substances? This issue specifically addresses concerns of Malaysian parents. The Malaysian Health Ministry (KKM) and Malaysian Department of Muslim Affairs (JAKIM) have jointly issued a statement reassuring consumers on this matter. JAKIM has observed and ...

Vaccination from an Islamic View Point (Part 2)

Is the vaccine a conspiracy theory of the West? These days, conspiracy theories seem abundant over just about anything. Apparently there are groups (albeit a handful) of Muslims or Malays who hold that vaccines are an evil mastermind of the Israelis/Jews ...

Vaccination from an Islamic View Point (Part 1)

What is a Vaccine? It is a substance produced from microorganisms that is given to adults or children to stimulate immunity and to prevent infectious disease. Immunisation is a process intended to increase body defense towards infectious disease, be it passive or active. ...