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Science shows fasting is a secret to healthier, longer life

  By: Source: In 2012, a Horizon documentary aired on BBC 2 named, “Eat, Fast and Live Longer”. In the documentary Dr Michael Mosley set himself a truly ambitious goal: he wants to live longer, stay younger and lose weight in the bargain. And he wants to make as few changes to his life as possible along the way. He discovers the powerful new science behind the ancient idea of fasting, and he thinks he’s found a way of doing it that still allows him to enjoy his food. Michael tests out the science of fasting on himself – with life-changing results. In his journey he explores 2 things: (1) the secrets to good health and (2)...

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Palestinian surgeon Hafez Abu Khousa and his assistants are guided by doctor Ghassan Abu Sitta in Beirut during a Proximie surgery in the operating room at Al Awda Hospital in the northern Gaza Strip April 30, 2016. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Gaza gets remote surgery assistance from Lebanon

By: Yara Abi Nader and Sabreen Taha Source: Reuters via MuslimVillage BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza/BEIRUT (Reuters) – At a hospital in northern Gaza, a young patient is being prepared for hand surgery as one of the doctors leading the operation watches on — from nearly 200 miles away in Beirut. In the Lebanese capital Doctor Ghassan Abu Sitta is guiding colleagues at Gaza’s Al-Awda hospital via an online interactive platform known as Proximie, which allows the medical teams to communicate and work together via tablet computers. Doctors in Lebanon attempted remote surgery in the region for the first time at the weekend with the tool. Its makers hope it will help doctors such as Hafez...

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Healthy ways to reduce cancer risk

By: Source: For more than 40 years the war on cancer has been waged with abysmal results. It’s no secret that we are not winning the war on cancer, as it remains a leading killer in the United States and much of the developed world. Cancer Used to be a Rare Disease… Based on studies of human remains ranging from 5300 B.C. to the mid-19th century, we know that cancer used to be quite rare. This is not the case anymore… in 2012, more than 1.6 million new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed, and more than 1,500 people will die from it every day. Cancer now accounts for nearly one out of every four deaths in the United...

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