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Iran Calls Off Chinese New Year Celebrations over Coronavirus Threat

Fears over the possible spread of the coronavirus has cancelled New Year celebrations by Chinese nationals in Iran.

Coronavirus: Iran to Send Plane to Evacuate Citizens from China

Iran’s Health Minister Saeid Namaki says the country is set to send a plane with full quarantine facilities to bring back 70 Iranian citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the heart of the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Iran Announces Measures to Tackle Coronavirus

Iran’s Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei has outlined preventive measures to contain the possible spread of the coronavirus.

Iran Outlines Its Measures to Contain Coronavirus

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has given a description of the precautionary measures the Foreign Ministry has taken in response to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the world.

No Coronavirus Case in Iran: Official

An Iranian Health Ministry official says there are no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the country, noting that all passengers arriving from China are being screened upon entry.

Scientists Use AI to Diagnose Various Types of Cancers

A group of Iranian researchers have discovered that artificial intelligence can detect several types of cancer in one operating tissue.

Iranian Scientists Unveil Homegrown Medicine for ALS Patients

Iranian researchers have unveiled a domestically-produced medicine for ALS patients or those suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Charity Worker Helps Wishes of 453 Cancer Kids Come True

An Iranian charity worker has dedicated her life to children with cancer to change the colour of their world.

Iranian Researchers Can Diagnose 400 Genetic Diseases: Official

The head of the Iranian Genetics Association has hailed the country's progress in the field of genetics saying that there are now about 400 genetic diseases in the country that are diagnosable.

Tehran’s Iconic Milad Tower Turns Red on World AIDS Day

Milad Tower, one of the world’s tallest buildings and a symbol of the Iranian capital, turned red on the World AIDS Day on Saturday night November 30 in a bid to show Iran’s solidarity with HIV-infected patients.

Iran Leading Producer of Hepatitis Drugs: Official

Iran has turned into a prominent producer of hepatitis medications in the region and a leading country in the treatment of the liver infection disease, an official said.

Twitter User Finds Smart Way to Raise Funds for Cancer Kids

An Iranian Twitter user has applied a smart trick to raise funds for the Iranian Mahak Society to Support Children with Cancer.

Iranian EB Patients Losing Their Lives over US Sanctions: NGO

Iranian children suffering from a rare skin condition known as EB are losing their lives as US economic sanctions hamper the flow of vital medical products, an NGO says.

US Sanctions Killing Cancer Patients in Iran: Report

The US claims that its maximum pressure on Iran won’t stop the supply of medicine and other humanitarian necessities, but banking sanctions are driving up import prices, blocking supply chains, and creating deadly drug shortages, an article released by Foreign Policy says.

Taking Simple Steps Can Cut Odds of Getting Cancer

Cancer accounts for 13% of mortalities worldwide and its treatment in malignant cases, especially in developing countries, is hard and costly. But simple steps can cut the odds of developing various types of cancer.

Iranian Researcher Declares War against Cancer

An Iranian researcher with no relevant educational background has raised the hopes of those suffering from cancer by developing three new medicines to cure various types of the deadly disease.

Iranian Scientists Find New Method to Treat Malignant Tumors

A new method for treating malignant tumors has been developed by neurologists and spine surgeons of Iran’s Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.

Over 8,000 Rapid HIV Testing Centres Active in Iran

Iran’s health ministry says the country has managed to quadruple the number of its HIV rapid testing centres from 2,000 in 2017 to 8,200 in 2018.

Nano Pharmaceutical Developed to Target Cancer Cells

An Iranian knowledge-based company has managed to develop a nano-pharmaceutical that targets cancerous cells and helps treat recurrent cancers.

Iranian Researchers Develop Anti-Cancer Nanocarrier

A group of Iranian researchers have developed a nanocarrier that not only has therapeutic effects, but also makes it possible to take images of cancer cells.

US Sanctions to Cost Dearly for Iranian Patients: Minister

Iran’s Minister of Health and Medical Education says the US president makes humanitarian gestures, but indeed he plans to increase pressure on Iran in the fields of medicine, medical equipment and basic goods, which are going to have dire consequences for ordinary citizens of Iran.

Iran Exports New Cancer Drugs to Turkey, Syria

An Iranian knowledge-based company has managed to produce a new type of nano-medicine for treatment of various types of cancer and is exporting it to regional countries.

Iranian Scientists Use Cell Therapy to Treat Parkinson

A group of Iranian scientists backed by their foreign counterparts have managed to find a treatment for the Parkinson’s disease.

Child Cancer Project Threatened by Trump’s Iran Sanctions

Irish paediatric oncologist Trish Scanlan says the new sanctions imposed by the US president on Iran imperil a treatment plan for Tanzanian children.

Scientists Use Weed to Produce Nanopharmaceutical for Cancer Treatment

Iranian scientists have managed to obtain cellulose from weed and use it in encapsulating nanomedicine useful for treating cancerous tissues.

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