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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.
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.
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.
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.
Iran stands first in region in transplantation: Minister
Sanctions imposed high pressures on Iranian people in the field of food and medicine and claims that medicine is not among items under sanction are a mere lie, said Hassan Hashemi.
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.
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.
Iran raps Canada for stopping verification of Iranian medical credentials
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham expressed regret over the decision adopted by Canada’s Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
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 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.
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.
Iranian researchers produce anti-cancer nano-drug
Iranian scientists have developed a nano-drug which can fight the treatment-resistant cancers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, Japan sign MoU on health cooperation
Under the MoU, Tehran and Tokyo will cooperate in areas such as treatment, education, health, medicines, and research.
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 (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 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.
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.
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.
Equal opportunities for people is social justice: Rouhani
President Rouhani says 8 out of around 9 million Iranians who did not have health insurance when he took office have already received insurance cards.
Official underlines rise in number of health tourists to visit Iran
Over 500,000 health tourists are likely to visit Iran in the coming months, said an official with the Health Ministry.