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

Ginger, a Wonder of Nature

Miraculous Healing Powers of Ginger

Ginger, a healing plant used in medicine and cooking for centuries, is replete with vitamins A, C and E, and group B vitamins.

New Method Devised in Iran for Cornea Transplant Operation

Iranian researchers have developed a new method to speed up tissue recovery in cornea transplant operations.
Iran self-sufficient in production of radiopharmaceuticals

Iran self-sufficient in production of radiopharmaceuticals

Research Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has developed radiopharmaceuticals in collaboration with President’s science and technology deputy.
Tehran-MoU

Tehran University of Medical Sciences Signs MoU with UNIMAS

Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) inked an MoU on scientific, research and academic exchanges on Tuesday June 14.
Afghan Refugees

Vaccination of Immigrants Costs Iran $2.9m Annually

An Iranian health official announced that the majority of immigrants and refugees in Iran are not vaccinated against measles or polio, and the government should spend millions of dollars to vaccinate all of them.

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.
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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.
Diet 5-2

A critical look at the 5:2 diet

A thin, fat or even a fit individual should consume all food groups on a daily basis based on their body needs to maintain their health and get the required energy.

Iranian-Islamic Traditional Medicine, Probably the Only Cure for Trump’s Illness

An Iranian professor believes that Iranian-Islamic medicine offers a way to cure vitiligo, a condition Donald Trump is suffering from.
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Battling the Bulge in Iran: Obesity Warning

Around 48% of people in Iran between the ages 15 and 64 have a BMI (Body Mass Index) over 25, which means roughly a little less than half of the country’s adolescent and adult population is overweight or obese.

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