Medicinal Herbs

Medicinal Herbs in Iran’s Zagros Mountains

Zagros Mountains and Boroujerd region in Western Iran have great potentials for the growth of a variety of medicinal herbs. Here are Mehr’s photos...
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Prevalence of Hepatitis B in Iran Dropped to Less Than 2%

Head of Iran Hepatitis Department said that the disease has been controlled by vaccination, and the prevalence of the disease has dropped to less than 2% of the population.
Iran Ranks 12 in World Dental Science

Iran Ranks 12 in World Dental Science

In the field of dental sciences, following Spain and South Korea with more than 400 articles, Iran ranked 12 in the world with over 305 scientific articles in 2015.
Cold Father

Why Does Dad Want the Cooler Off?

Aging reduces men's under-skin fat, thinning their skin and making them more sensitive to chilly air, according to an expert in the field.
Afghan Refugees in Iran

Ministry of Health Apprehensive About Fresh Wave of Immigration

In an interview with ISNA, as translated by IFP, Mohammad Mahdi Gouya, the director of the Centre for Communicable Disease Control of the Ministry of Health, voiced concern over the new wave of immigrants to the country.
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Growing Trend of Abortions in Iran

Statistics indicate that the number of people who visit medical centres for abortions has tripled within the past 10 years. Here’s IFP’s translation of a recent report on the subject by Khabar Online:
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Battling the Bulge in Iran: Obesity Warning

Around 48% of people in Iran between the ages 15 and 64 have a BMI (Body Mass Index) over 25, which means roughly a little less than half of the country’s adolescent and adult population is overweight or obese.
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Red Crescent in Iran Gets 5 Air Rescue Helicopters

Five new rescue helicopters that Iran’s Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has purchased will enter service within a month, an official announced.
Autism

Iran to Launch International Autism Treatment Centre

Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) is going to open the country’s first international centre for treatment of autism in cooperation with an Indian research centre, an official said.
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Royan Summer School on Stem Cells

Royan Institute’s seventh summer school on the theme of ‘Interdisciplinary Sciences for Future Medicine’ will be held July 23-28 at the research centre, with the aim of enhancing young researchers’ knowledge on the subject of stem cells and their use in medicine and treatment.