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After the first case of JN.1 variant of COVID-19 was detected in Iran, an Iranian infectious disease specialist has sought to sooth concerns among the public, saying the substrain, although highly transmissible, is not fatal.
The Iranian Psychiatric Association has written a letter to President Ebrahim Raisi, raising a red flag over the surging suicide rates among the resident physicians in the country.
The head of the nursing council organization of Iran says "wrong policies" toward the profession has disillusioned nurses in Iran and called for those responsible for those policies to be held accountable.
Iran has started production of a drug internationally used for treatment of cancer at home which will save the country five million dollars annually.
A mother gave birth to her 6.9-kilogram (15.2-pound) baby in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad, the heaviest ever recorded in Iran.
The migration of medical staff from Iran is reaching a critical point, leading to the death of patients in hospitals that are short of nurses, an Iranian official has warned.
Iran’s health minister says the country can provide up to 97 percent of the needs for medicines and 40 percent of the medical equipment at home.
Heidar Mohammadi, the head of Iran's Food and Drug Administration, has praised the country’s progress in the fields of medical science and pharmaceutical industry, pointing to the export of Iranian-developed medicines to 40 countries across the world.
A contagious diseases specialist has warned of a rising number of coronavirus cases in Iran.
All recommendations in Iranian traditional medicine are based on modifying one’s nutritional pattern. Many medications in Iranian medicine are made according to the properties of foods and natural substances. Meanwhile, many precautions devised by traditional medicine practitioners have been formed by knowing the medical rules of the properties, advantages and disadvantages of each food.
Iranian traditional medicine tells us that it is necessary to study the physical characteristics of people if we are supposed to determine their temperaments.
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami has stated that Tehran will continue to produce radiopharmaceuticals in order to meet the domestic demands of the health sector.
An Iranian newspaper has run an editorial in which it warned about the consequences of the migration of Iranian doctors to foreign countries in large numbers.
Hospitals and healthcare centers in Iran provide treatment to at least one million medical tourists every year, according to the director general of International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Health.
The head of Iran’s Medical Council has warned the country’s healthcare system will suffer a huge blow as the doctors are migrating to foreign countries in droves.
Temperament in traditional Iranian medicine is a key concept for the purpose of defining human health and disease, and in simple terms, according to this philosophy, every being, whether animate or inanimate, is composed of elements that count as raw materials with different qualities and in different proportions.
Temperament (Humorism) is a method in traditional Iranian medicine to correct an individual’s lifestyle and prevent diseases. There are different ways to identify a person’s humor. Once they have identified a patient’s humor, traditional medicine experts can offer ways to prevent or treat diseases in that patient that are compatible with that individual’s humor and bodily condition.
Traditional Iranian medicine is a world class medical school that dates back thousands of years. Despite the adjective “traditional” with which its name is associated, Iranian medicine, like other sciences, is completely consistent with scientific and experimental foundations.
An Iranian health official says 19 cases of the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) have been detected in the country since the start of the current Persian calendar year on March 20.
The head of the Iranian Thalassemia Society says the lives of some 10,000 patients suffering from the blood disorder are in danger due to the shortages of medicine caused by the US sanctions.
The Iranian Health Ministry says the situation in most Iranian cities have returned to normal or ‘blue’ on the country’s coronavirus tracking map, as the number of Covid-19 sharply decreases.
Iranian Health Minister Dr. Bahram Einollahi says 1.2 million foreign patients received treatment at the country’s health facilities in the past Iranian calendar year (ended 20 March).