Milk

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.
Nano

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.
Iran-saffron

Iran makes anti-Alzheimerˈs drug from saffron, for 1st time in world

ˈSafrotinˈ, a medicine produced from saffron, can decrease the signs of the Alzheimerˈs disease noticeably.
Organic food exhibition in Tehran 19

Organic food exhibition in Tehran (Photos)

Organic food lovers flocked to a Tehran expo which displayed, among other things, the farming methods Iranian producers use to prepare organic food.
Italian Red Cross

Italian Red Cross opens school for volunteer nurses in Iran

The nurses receiving training at the school will be able to take part in rescue operations and rapid deployment in disaster-hit areas as well as military conflicts.
Hashemi

A bedside visit by the health minister to an acid attack victim

Iran’s health minister, who is a veteran ophthalmologist, has paid a third bedside visit to a 27-year-old woman who fell victim to an acid attack in Isfahan in late 2014.
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Students shave heads in sympathy with teacher (Photos)

Students in a school in Hamadan, western Iran, have shaved their heads to show sympathy with their teacher who is terminally ill.
Health minister

A thousand health centers with physicians on hand are to open in rural areas

The Healthcare Transformation Plan is intended to raise medical tariffs, secure the satisfaction of doctors and put a lid on illegal medical fees charged by some doctors.
Ali-Akbar Salehi

Iran has built seven advanced laser systems for medical uses

Iran says experts at the Atomic Energy Organization have built seven new state-of-the-art laser systems to be used in medical procedures.