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

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A bedside visit by the health minister to an acid attack victim

Iran’s health minister, who is a veteran ophthalmologist, has paid a third bedside visit to a 27-year-old woman who fell victim to an acid attack in Isfahan in late 2014.
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Unbelievable but True: One Person Develops Diabetes Every 5 Seconds

In 1985, 30 million people in the world suffered from diabetes. The figure rose to 230 million in 2008. Currently, two people in the world develop diabetes every 10 seconds. Unhealthy diet and incorrect lifestyle have turned diabetes into a serious crisis in the world.
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492,000 Kids in Deprived Iranian Province to Be Vaccinated against Polio

Under a vaccination program that began on January 14, 492,000 children under five years of age will be vaccinated against polio in Iran’s southeastern Sistan and Balouchestan Province.

Retired Teacher’s Body Organs Donated after his Brain Death

The family of a 64-year-old retired teacher gave their consent to transplant his body organs after his brain death in southwestern Iran.
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Iran Making $3m Investment in Production of Haemophilia Drug

A knowledge-based project to produce the drugs required by haemophilic patients is underway thanks to the 3-million-dollar funds provided by Astan Quds Razavi.
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Iranian scientists create world’s first hybrid heart valve

Two Iranian scientists have used a metal alloy to successfully develop the first hybrid tissue-engineered heart valve, which can replace the current valves thanks to its durability.
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Iranian scientists build biological nano-sensor for early cancer diagnosis

The new cancer-diagnosis sensor developed by Haniyeh Fayazfar is simple, inexpensive and highly sensitive.
Mohammad Mehdi Gouya

Iran Establishing Ebola Control Center

No reports of Ebola in Iran do not make health officials complacent.
Ali-Akbar Salehi

Iran has built seven advanced laser systems for medical uses

Iran says experts at the Atomic Energy Organization have built seven new state-of-the-art laser systems to be used in medical procedures.
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Gross reproduction rate has seen a fall in Iran

Low rates of fertility and gross reproduction have become Iran’s demographic challenges; Iran is second among Islamic nations with the lowest fertility rate.

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