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Iran Ready to Host Int’l Event to Mark World Blood Donor Day

In a letter to the World Health Organization (WHO), Iran Blood Transfusion Organization (IBTO) has voiced its preparedness to host an international event to mark World Blood Donor Day in 2019.

‘Iran Should Establish Genetic Data Bank for Inmates’

An Iranian lawmaker has stressed the importance of establishing a genetic data bank for prisoners.
Iran Inks Medical Tourism MoUs with 32 Countries

Iran Inks Medical Tourism MoUs with 32 Countries

Iran has signed several Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) on medical tourism with 32 countries in a specialized conference recently held in Tehran.

Iranian Cancer Kid Fulfils Dream of Being a Groom

A seven-year-old Iranian cancer kid has achieved his dream of being a groom with the cooperation of a group of benefactors from Khuzestan province in southern Iran.

Lalejin Potteries: Healthy, Environment-Friendly Souvenir  

The food cooked in metal dishes are not totally healthy as they may release toxic materials.  Potteries, however, are healthy handicrafts in which one can keep foods and water for a long time.
Robot Made by Iranian Students Helps Disabled People

Robot Made by Iranian Students Helps Disabled People

A group of Iranian students at the Islamic Azad University have built a robot that can assist physically-disabled people, according to a university official.
Islamic Remedies for Skin Illumination, Youth

Islamic Remedies for Skin Illumination, Youth

An Iranian university professor has presented some Islamic remedies to restore youth to the skin.
Maryam Mirzakhani

Iranian Math Genius Fighting Cancer at US Hospital

Internationally-renowned Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani has been hospitalized in the US for deteriorating health conditions caused by cancer recurrence.
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.

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