Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Turkey suspends collective mosque prayers over virus

Turkey on Monday suspended collective mosque prayers, including the important Friday prayer, until further notice to limit the spread of the new coronavirus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Proper movements in Muslim prayer ritual can reduce lower back pain

Five times a day, roughly 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide, bow, kneel, and place their foreheads to the ground in the direction of the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, as part of the Islamic prayer ritual, the Salat. The ritual ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

More Americans praying about health, study says

Praying about health issues dramatically increased among American adults over the past three decades, rising 36 percent between 1999 and 2007, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association.

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