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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 public fridge in Tehran to offer free food to rough sleepers

Each week, 16 homeless addicts are admitted to a rehabilitation center with the financial help of the volunteers.
Cancer specialty center

Cancer specialty center opens in northeastern Iran

The specialty center aim to help with early diagnosis of cancer and promote the quality of the patients' lives.
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Umbilical Cord Blood Processing Bank (PHOTOS)

The Umbilical Cord Blood Processing Bank preserves the umbilical cord blood of newborns in case it is needed in the future.
Seyed Hassan Hashemi - Iran Health Minister

Iran stands first in region in transplantation: Minister

Sanctions imposed high pressures on Iranian people in the field of food and medicine and claims that medicine is not among items under sanction are a mere lie, said Hassan Hashemi.
heart valve

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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Iran’s IVF baby mothers her own babies

Iran has taken big steps toward treating infertility and exploiting external fertilization to help childless families realize their dream of having a baby. 
Afkham

Iran raps Canada for stopping verification of Iranian medical credentials

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham expressed regret over the decision adopted by Canada’s Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
Masoomeh Ebtekar

Some 35 million Iranians are affected by air pollution: Environment chief

The 11th government is taking good steps to tackle air pollution in the country; one such step is to cut the emission of hazardous gases in cooperation with the Oil Ministry, said Ebtekar.
Professor Samii

Professor Samii honored with China Shenzhen citizenship

A hospital in Shenzhen, China has been named after world-class Iranian neurosurgeon Majid Samii, who also has been offered the citizenship of the Chinese city.
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Iranian scientists reduce cancer drug side effects with nanotechnology

Iranian researchers have discovered that the side effects of the drug Mitoxantrone could be reduced when the chemotherapeutic agent is infused with liposomic nanocarriers.

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