Healthcare

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

Masoomeh Ebtekar

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.
Professor Samii

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.
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Iranian scientists reduce cancer drug side effects with nanotechnology

Iranian researchers have discovered that the side effects of the drug Mitoxantrone could be reduced when the chemotherapeutic agent is infused with liposomic nanocarriers.
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Iranian researchers produce anti-cancer nano-drug

Iranian scientists have developed a nano-drug which can fight the treatment-resistant cancers.
Mohammad Reza Peykani

Twelve years of love and hope (PHOTOS)

A photo gallery of a caring Iranian family who has been looking after the father for 12 years after he was confined to bed because of Cerebral palsy.
Hadi Shafii

Remote diagnosis of disease via smart phones

The new application is capable of accurately detecting pathogens from plasma and the results can be transmitted to anywhere throughout the world.
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Per capita consumption of milk is low in Iran

During the years an Iranian child becomes a teenager, milk consumption falls by 75 percent while consumption of food with high content of sugar increases 300 percent.
Ali Asghar Khodadoost

UNESCO pays tribute to world-renowned Iranian Professor Khodadoost

It is for the first time that UNESCO is honoring the efforts of a living Iranian figure in Iran.
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Iranian researchers convert injecting chemo drugs to edible forms

A majority of drugs used in chemotherapy need to be injected at medical centers. With higher absorption, edible chemo drugs can be taken in the comfort of home by patients.
Minister of Health Dr. Hassan Hashemi and Japan's Minister of Health Yasuhisa Shiozaki

Iran, Japan sign MoU on health cooperation

Under the MoU, Tehran and Tokyo will cooperate in areas such as treatment, education, health, medicines, and research.

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