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Medical news and articles from across Iran, exploring various health challenges and developments faced nationally and globally.

Sorena Sattari

VP Blasts US Deportation of Iranian Cancer Scientist

Iran’s Vice-President for Science and Technology Affairs Sorena Sattari deplored the US move to deny entry to and deport an Iranian cancer researcher and his family, saying such measures only cause frustration in the scientific community.

Iranian Researchers Produce Non-Toxic Rat Poison

A group of researchers in an Iranian knowledge-based company have managed to produce a non-toxic rodenticide using nanotechnology. The product is currently available on the market.
Iranian Acid Attack Victim Hopes to Regain Sight

Iranian Acid Attack Victim Hopes to Regain Sight

One of the victims of a 2014 acid attack in Iran’s Isfahan, who was preparing to stand her last chance and undergo an extensive surgery in the US city of Boston, has expressed the hope to regain her sight and meet President Hassan Rouhani.

Free Treatment for Child Whose Photo Went Viral after Tehran Attacks

Iran’s Minister of Health and Medical Education, Seyyed Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi, has ordered officials to make arrangements for free treatment of a child boy, whose photo taken in the Parliament amid Tehran terrorist attacks grabbed the headlines across the world.

Crimean-Congo Fever under Full Control in Iran: Minister

Iran’s Minister of Health and Medical Education says the Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is now under control in the country.
Iraqi Health Minister Adila Hamoud

Iraq Appreciates Iran for Meeting Its Health Needs

Iraq’s health minister has thanked Tehran for meeting Baghdad’s needs in the health and medical treatment sectors in the earliest time.

Old Iranian Lady Starts Painting ‘Suddenly at 84‘

An 86-year-old Iranian woman, who started painting all of a sudden two years ago, has put her paintings on display in an exhibition in the capital city of Tehran.
High Dose of Heparin Caused Kiarostami's Death: Official

High Dose of Heparin Caused Kiarostami’s Death: Official

An Iranian health official attributed the cause of death of celebrated film director Abbas Kiarostami to “meningeal hemorrhage” due to a blood thinner medicine he was given when he was hospitalized in France.
Free Fruits Doled Out in Tehran to Change Kids’ Diet, Help Poor People

Free Fruits Doled Out in Tehran to Change Kids’ Diet, Help Poor People

Grocery markets in the Iranian capital are offering free fruit in baskets to the needy people and children, to both help poor citizens add fruit to their food basket and promote fruit consumption among kids.

Iranian MP Lauds Sharp Decrease in Pharmaceutical Imports

An Iranian MP has praised a 25-percent decrease in imports of pharmaceuticals to Iran, saying the country should focus on expanding the export of its homegrown medicine by using the expertise of its elites.

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