Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Society

A critical look at the 5:2 diet

A thin, fat or even a fit individual should consume all food groups on a daily basis based on their body needs to maintain their health and get the required energy.

Eminent Christian leader urges an end to foreign support for terrorists in Syria

The Orthodox Bishop of Halab, Yohanna Al-Asher Yazji, has appealed to foreign supporters of terrorists in Syria to end their inhumane acts.

Leave your shoes and preconceptions outside before coming in

The Rockhampton Mosque in Queensland, Australia opened its doors to visitors of all ages and beliefs on an Open Mosque Day to promote mutual understanding and tolerance.

Iran makes electronic artificial hand

Locally-made artificial hands would cost one fourth of the German-made models on the market.

Iranian engineers develop edible insulin nano-drug

An Iranian-developed edible nano-medicine prevents insulin destruction and improves its permeation from the intestinal wall.

Iran’s taekwondo team grabs bronze in world cup championships

Iran came third in the 2014 World Cup Taekwondo Team Championships.

Iran to launch satellite into space in two months

'Sharif Sat' built by Iranian experts at Sharif Poly Technique University along with locally-made satellites of Fajr (Dawn) and Tadbir (Wisdom) are poised to be put into space.

Persian language course begins in North Ossetia University

Interest in the Persian Language in the Caucasus region, especially in North Ossetia Republic, is growing.

Iranian programmers develop an app to help tune Iranian instruments

Iranian programmers have developed a tuning application – Kook Yar – for six musical instruments.

Day of People with Disability in the eyes of people with no disability

Iranian dailies mark the International Day of People with Disability.

An acid attack by a doctor on a doctor

A look into an acid attack in the capital during which a physician used acid to vent his pent-up anger at a colleague.

A disabled devotee en-route to Karbala on all fours

A disabled Iraqi man sets out, on all fours, on a 300 km trip to attend a Shiite ceremony in Karbala.

Imam of al-Azhar invited Iranian scholar to anti-terrorism conference

A distinguished lecturer at Qom Seminary is to deliver a speech on ‘Respect for difference, diversity and coexistence’ at a global conference on the fight against terrorism in Cairo.

Iranian scientist develops drug for treatment-resistant leukemia

The newly-developed drug can help a high percentage of patients with Philadelphia chromosome-positive leukemia who have developed resistance to available medication.

Iranian physicist wins German Alexander Von Humboldt fellowship

Dr. Jafari is mainly working on condensed matter, and his research focuses on investigating the electronic structures of advanced materials and strong and irregular electronic systems.

HIV/AIDS in Iran

To mark World AIDS Day, Arman-e Emrooz, a Tehran-based daily, dedicates a full page to HIV/AIDS.

Victim of acid attack in Tehran says he’s much better; health chief visits him in hospital

The hospital administrator who suffered injuries in the eye in an acid attack in Tehran says he is much better after undergoing surgery.

An acid attack on a Tehran hospital administrator

A Tehran hospital administrator has fallen victim to an acid attack by two unknown assailants on a motorbike.

Wars are fought on and off the battlefield

Basij Week, an opportunity to figure out what the volunteer force has done for Iran in combat and non-combat roles.

Iran indigenizes flight simulator technology

Iran says it has indigenized flight simulator technology and has acquired the knowhow to build unmanned helicopters.

Iran to host Islamic Countries’ Health Tourism Conference

A growing number of hospitals across Iran provide foreigners who visit Iran for medical purposes with excellent healthcare services.

Iran’s female vice president has been awarded Italy’s Minerva Award

Iranian Vice President Masoumeh Ebtekar's endeavors on political and environmental fronts have been recognized in Rome.

Reference groups of Iranian youth have changed

A Tehran University Professor Taghi Azad Armaki brings into sharper focus the emotional reaction people showed to the untimely death of Morteza Pashaei, a pop singer.

Feeling of Inferiority; Self-inflicted Violence against Women

One of the most extreme forms of self-inflicted violence experienced by some Iranian women is that they sell themselves short and become blind followers of imported aesthetic standards.

Rafsanjani warns Islamic countries against impact of discord

“Islamic scholars are duty-bound to prevent ignorance from spreading to Islamic communities,” said Chairman of the State Expediency Council Hashemi Rafsanjani.

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