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

Medicinal Herbs

Iran Boosting Production and Export of Its Medicinal Herbs

About $91 million worth of medicinal herbs, including cumin, coriander and coriander seeds, henna and damask rose, were exported in the last Iranian year (March 2015-16).
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Herbal Healthcare and Great Potentials for Growth in Iran

Development of traditional medicine and medicinal herbs can contribute vastly to the economics of health and medical care in the country, said advisor to health minister Dr Mahmoud Khodadoost, on Monday.

Trump’s New Sanctions Endanger Lives of Iranian People

By imposing sanctions on the export of pharmaceuticals to Iran, Trump administration is trampling human rights and threatening Iranian lives, an Iranian Parliament member said.
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Unbelievable but True: One Person Develops Diabetes Every 5 Seconds

In 1985, 30 million people in the world suffered from diabetes. The figure rose to 230 million in 2008. Currently, two people in the world develop diabetes every 10 seconds. Unhealthy diet and incorrect lifestyle have turned diabetes into a serious crisis in the world.
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Iranian Infant in Need of Lifesaving Surgery to Be Treated in US for Free

A four-month-old Iranian baby named Fatemeh was scheduled to visit the US for a critical procedure when she was barred from entering the country due to President Trump’s travel ban put last week. However, she was finally let in and doctors will treat him for free.

Retired Teacher’s Body Organs Donated after his Brain Death

The family of a 64-year-old retired teacher gave their consent to transplant his body organs after his brain death in southwestern Iran.
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Iran Unveils World’s First Herbal Medicine for Alzheimer’s Disease

Iranian researchers and scientists have put on display the world’s first ever herbal medicine to cure Alzheimer’s or stop it from progressing through alleviating its symptoms such as memory loss and confusion.
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Baby Born in Iran from Embryo Frozen for 14 Years

A child has been born in an Iranian hospital after 14 years of cryopreservation, the process of preserving an embryo at sub-zero temperatures.
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Iranian MP Criticizes Import of Expensive Blood-Based Drugs

An Iranian lawmaker slammed the country’s failure to launch a blood refinery, saying Iran should not import expensive blood-based drugs while it is capable to produce them.
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Heart of Firefighter Killed in Plasco Tragedy Donated after His Death

The heart of Behnam Mirzakhani, a 25-year-old Iranian fireman who was brain-dead in the Plasco building collapse, have been donated to a patient.

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