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Medicinal leeches (PHOTOS)

Northern Iran is ideal for breeding these creeping blood suckers.
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UN lauds Iran’s AIDS program as a flawless model in the region

UN Resident Coordinator Gary Lewis has said that Iran’s AIDS control program is pragmatic, adding that the government’s concentration on the program is remarkable.
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Minister: Iran can be a health hub for regional countries

Dr. Hassan Hashemi has said that the Health Ministry will seize the opportunity in the post-sanctions era to upgrade the health services it renders to the public, asking foreign investors to invest in Iran’s health infrastructure.
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A public fridge in Tehran to offer free food to rough sleepers

Each week, 16 homeless addicts are admitted to a rehabilitation center with the financial help of the volunteers.
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Cancer specialty center opens in northeastern Iran

The specialty center aim to help with early diagnosis of cancer and promote the quality of the patients' lives.
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Umbilical Cord Blood Processing Bank (PHOTOS)

The Umbilical Cord Blood Processing Bank preserves the umbilical cord blood of newborns in case it is needed in the future.
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Iranian scientists create world’s first hybrid heart valve

Two Iranian scientists have used a metal alloy to successfully develop the first hybrid tissue-engineered heart valve, which can replace the current valves thanks to its durability.
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Iran’s IVF baby mothers her own babies

Iran has taken big steps toward treating infertility and exploiting external fertilization to help childless families realize their dream of having a baby. 
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Some 35 million Iranians are affected by air pollution: Environment chief

The 11th government is taking good steps to tackle air pollution in the country; one such step is to cut the emission of hazardous gases in cooperation with the Oil Ministry, said Ebtekar.
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Professor Samii honored with China Shenzhen citizenship

A hospital in Shenzhen, China has been named after world-class Iranian neurosurgeon Majid Samii, who also has been offered the citizenship of the Chinese city.