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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.
cancer

Iranian researchers produce anti-cancer nano-drug

Iranian scientists have developed a nano-drug which can fight the treatment-resistant cancers.
Mohammad Reza Peykani

Twelve years of love and hope (PHOTOS)

A photo gallery of a caring Iranian family who has been looking after the father for 12 years after he was confined to bed because of Cerebral palsy.
Hadi Shafii

Remote diagnosis of disease via smart phones

The new application is capable of accurately detecting pathogens from plasma and the results can be transmitted to anywhere throughout the world.
Milk

Per capita consumption of milk is low in Iran

During the years an Iranian child becomes a teenager, milk consumption falls by 75 percent while consumption of food with high content of sugar increases 300 percent.
Ali Asghar Khodadoost

UNESCO pays tribute to world-renowned Iranian Professor Khodadoost

It is for the first time that UNESCO is honoring the efforts of a living Iranian figure in Iran.
Nano

Iranian researchers convert injecting chemo drugs to edible forms

A majority of drugs used in chemotherapy need to be injected at medical centers. With higher absorption, edible chemo drugs can be taken in the comfort of home by patients.
Minister of Health Dr. Hassan Hashemi and Japan's Minister of Health Yasuhisa Shiozaki

Iran, Japan sign MoU on health cooperation

Under the MoU, Tehran and Tokyo will cooperate in areas such as treatment, education, health, medicines, and research.
Iran-saffron

Iran makes anti-Alzheimerˈs drug from saffron, for 1st time in world

ˈSafrotinˈ, a medicine produced from saffron, can decrease the signs of the Alzheimerˈs disease noticeably.
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Organic food exhibition in Tehran (Photos)

Organic food lovers flocked to a Tehran expo which displayed, among other things, the farming methods Iranian producers use to prepare organic food.

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