Healthcare

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

Kidney donation surgery

A self-giving boy secretly donates kidney to his mom

A young man donates his kidney to save his mom.
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Iran researchers design stress calculator

Iranian researchers have developed a device in the form of a bracelet, which can be used to calculate and register the amount of people’s stress.
medical-tourism

Meager share of medical tourism in overall tourism profits

An expert says given the country’s medical potential Iranian officials should do more to secure the inflow of cash via medical tourists.
suicide

Bringing the last order under control

In this day and age, a busy lifestyle has got people so immersed in their daily lives that they are neglectful of people around them, especially the world-weary ones who are one step away from committing suicide.
Robin Williams

Life and death of Robin Williams from a psychiatric perspective

A psychological look at the suicide of Hollywood great Robin Williams.
Alcohol Rehab Center in Iran

Launch of the first alcohol rehab center in Iran

Experts look at the launch of Iran’s first alcohol rehab center from legal and religious perspectives.
aging tsunami sweep Iran

Will the aging tsunami sweep Iran?

Iranian senior citizens are urged to sign up at welfare centers to have their healthcare needs identified.
Ebola

Int’l Ebola response ‘dangerously inadequate’

The international response to West Africa’s Ebola outbreak is “dangerously inadequate,” says an official with the humanitarian aid organization Doctors Without Borders (MSF).
Ali Karimi takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge

Ali Karimi takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge

Ali Karimi, a one-time Asian soccer player of the year, takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge.
Dna 3d

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.

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