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New Major Medical Cybernetics in Iranian Universities
Habibolah Kovari, a Professor at the University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, said that the field of medical cybernetics is to be established in Iran for the first time.
World’s largest neurosurgical hospital to be launched in Tehran
Iranian official announced the launch of the world's largest neurosurgical hospital in Tehran by the end of Iranian Persian year, on March 20, 2017.
Iran Makes Recombinant Factor VIII Drug
Iran has produced a recombinant factor VIII drug, and hopes to mass-produce the medicine in the current Iranian calendar year, which started on March 20, 2016.
Iran inks agreements with foreign pharmaceutical companies
Iran has signed agreements with major drug producing companies for medicine production, said Head of Iranian Drug Producers Association Naser Riyahi.
Iranian surgeons learned much during imposed war, says health official
The scientific level of Iranian general surgeons improved dramatically during the Iraqi imposed war (1980-88), says the head of Iranian Association of General Surgeons (IAGS).
Swiss President: “After Visiting Mahak, Altruistic Behaviour is Reflected in Iran’s Culture.”
Within minutes, I witnessed how capable Mahak is at helping children deal with cancer. That an NGO should be in charge of such an important issue is self-explanatory. It is easy to see that there is a humanitarian culture in Iran, and it is not just financially manifested.
Iran manufactures auto injectors for MS patients
Iran has in the past few days set up a production line for manufacturing auto injectors for Iranian patients suffering from Multiple Sclerosis (MS) under the terms of a contract with France.
Iranian nanocarrier fixes antibiotics side effects
Iranian researchers have produced polymeric nanoparticles that reduce the harmful side effects of antibiotic consumption and increase efficiency of treatment.
Prof Samii awarded Serbian Medal of Merit
Distinguished German-Iranian neurosurgeon and medical scientist, Professor Majid Samii was awarded the Serbian national Medal of Merit, called the Golden Medal of Merit, by Serbian President, Tomislav Nikolić.
Iran researcher: GMO imports ‘a Zionist plot’
Imports of genetically modified products are a “Zionist plot” to infect Iranians with diseases and a “serious example of infiltration,” a researcher says.
Iran ranks 1st in producing probiotics in the region
Head of the Society of Probiotic and Functional Foods said that Iran has the first ranking of the region in producing probiotics
One Telegram Message Brings 50 People to Hospital
A family member of a patient who was in need of a blood donation in Babol Hospital attracted 50 people with a single Telegram message.
More Than 1,500 Shisha Pipes Destroyed
In a symbolic gesture in the Kurdish city of Sanandaj in western Iran, 1,500 shisha pipes – also known as water or hubble-bubble pipes...
Addicts Who Became Flower Farmers
The Deputy Governor General of the northern province of Mazandaran says that high-risk addicts, after recovering at a rehabilitation center, are now working as...
2,875 Health Centers to be opened in suburbs
2,875 Health Centers and Health Bases will be opened on Saturday by the presentation of Health Minister, Hassan Hashemi in Savojbolagh town.
Health slogans on Tehran billboards
A health slogan, aimed at reducing obesity, can be seen written on a billboard to encourage people to exercise and eat healthy to stay in shape.
Iran, only developing country producing rare bloods systematically
Head of Iranian Blood Transfusion Organization's Immune-Hematology Laboratory said Sunday that 22 advanced world countries have national rare blood production programs, but Iran is the only developing country with such a program.
Iran ready to provide Lebanon medical needs: Health minister
Iran has the potential to provide Lebanon with its medical needs, Iran's visiting Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi has said.
Surgical operations in field hospitals in predominantly Sunni areas to mark Unity Week
The IRGC Ground Forces have set up field hospitals in the southeast to offer medical services to the needy there.
Medicinal leeches (PHOTOS)
Northern Iran is ideal for breeding these creeping blood suckers.
Iranian Red Crescent gains maximum rank in int’l evaluation
The Iranian Red Crescent Society is one the world's most competent, a senior official with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says.
UN lauds Iran’s AIDS program as a flawless model in the region
UN Resident Coordinator Gary Lewis has said that Iran’s AIDS control program is pragmatic, adding that the government’s concentration on the program is remarkable.
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.