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November 2017, Volume 67, Issue 11


Women and Diabetes: They have a right to a healthy future!

Sarita Bajaj

Women of today are at greater risk for non communicable diseases and other health issues at a young age. Epidemiological studies have given a grave picture of epidemic proportions of Type 2 diabetes worldwide and the prevalence is expected to increase exponentially in the coming y

The challenge of dealing with animal derived ingredients in medical/surgical products

Ali Yawar Alam

Many pharmaceutical products (capsules, tablets, injections, vaccine, cream) and surgical products (surgical mesh) have ingredients derived from animal sources (pig, cow; not slaughtered as per Islamic law) that are directly in conflict with the Islamic faith and Islamic law.


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