Healthcare

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

Health minister

A thousand health centers with physicians on hand are to open in rural areas

The Healthcare Transformation Plan is intended to raise medical tariffs, secure the satisfaction of doctors and put a lid on illegal medical fees charged by some doctors.
Ali-Akbar Salehi

Iran has built seven advanced laser systems for medical uses

Iran says experts at the Atomic Energy Organization have built seven new state-of-the-art laser systems to be used in medical procedures.
HIV

Iranian researcher invents allergy, HIV-diagnosis sensor

Somayyeh Khezrian, an Iranian researcher in Tehran University, has developed a sensor which can diagnose allergy and HIV in early stages.
Twin sisters

Twin sisters, joined at heart and liver, are born in Shiraz (photos)

The conjoined twins should live stuck together for at least a year before they can live two separate lives.
GPR

Gross reproduction rate has seen a fall in Iran

Low rates of fertility and gross reproduction have become Iran’s demographic challenges; Iran is second among Islamic nations with the lowest fertility rate.
surgery

Iranian doctors successfully conduct thyroplasty surgery

The surgery is conducted on men who have signs of maturity but their voice is still too feminine.
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.
electronic artificial hand

Iran makes electronic artificial hand

Locally-made artificial hands would cost one fourth of the German-made models on the market.
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Iranian engineers develop edible insulin nano-drug

An Iranian-developed edible nano-medicine prevents insulin destruction and improves its permeation from the intestinal wall.
Disabled people

Day of People with Disability in the eyes of people with no disability

Iranian dailies mark the International Day of People with Disability.

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