Medical Tourism in Iran Hits New Record in Four Months

Iran attracted some 600,000 medical tourists during the first four months of the current Iranian year (March 21–July 22), equaling the total number of visitors who travelled to Iran for healthcare services during the whole past year, a senior official says.

New Herbal Medicine Developed to Control Alzheimer’s Disease

A group of Iranian scientists have produced two herbal drugs using lemon balm and saffron extracts that prevent and control the Alzheimer's disease (AD).

Iran to Open Pavilion at Iraq Health Expo

The Islamic Republic of Iran will take part in the upcoming annual Health Expo of Baghdad in early September.

Iran Develops Rehab Limbs to Improve Motor Functions

A group of Iranian researchers have devised a new product that helps improve patients’ motor functions.

US Sanctions Killing Cancer Patients in Iran: Report

The US claims that its maximum pressure on Iran won’t stop the supply of medicine and other humanitarian necessities, but banking sanctions are driving up import prices, blocking supply chains, and creating deadly drug shortages, an article released by Foreign Policy says.

Iranian Lab Doing Tests on Monkeys to Treat Ocular Diseases

A laboratory at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad in northeastern Iran is using monkeys to test the most effective strategies for the treatment of diseases in the perception and eye movement disorders.

Iranian Researchers Challenged to Build Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation System

Iran’s Vice Presidency for Science and Technology has launched a competition among researchers for designing and building a non-invasive deep-brain stimulation system inside the country.

Iranian Herbal Medicine Effective in Treating Parkinson’s Disease

Iranian researchers have produced an herbal medicine to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. The medicine is currently in the commercialisation stage and will soon be on the market.

Iran Home to Wide Variety of Medicinal Herbs

Iran is an ideal place for growing medicinal herbs due to its climatic variety as well as environmental and ecological features.

US Sanctions ‘Crime against Humanity’: Iran President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the US’ cruel sanctions against Iran are tantamount to “crime against humanity” and “economic terrorism” as they have put ordinary Iranians and even patients under pressure.

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