News tagged with religious practices
(AP)—Attitudes in Somalia toward a practice that critics decry as torture may be changing, as new data released by the U.N. children's agency on Tuesday showed that female genital mutilation among children in northern Somalia ...
Health Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Religious college students report less alcohol use than their classmates – and the reason may have to do with how their parents handle stress, according to new research by a Michigan State University scholar.
Health Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The U.S. Marine Corps, known for turning out some of the military's toughest warriors, is studying how to make its troops even tougher through meditative practices, yoga-type stretching and exercises based ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
A significant proportion of vegetarians and other patients with dietary preferences borne out of cultural/religious practices are unwittingly consuming animal gelatin in prescribed medicines, reveals research published online ...
Medications Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- California's governor has signed a bill that that will prevent local governments from banning male circumcision.
Health Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Doctors should be allowed to object to any procedure that conflicts with their personal, moral, or religious beliefs, reveals a survey of medical students, published in the Journal of Medical Ethics.
Other Jul 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 12