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Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a kind of genetic-nervous-muscular disease in which the patient comes down with movement disorders. The disease is very hard to treat, but it is now possible in Iran to diagnose and prevent it through DNA extraction and genetic tests.
Any type of food, except water, contains calories that produce energy in our body. The amount of calories one needs per day varies from person to person; our daily calorie intake depends on a variety of factors including weight, height, gender, age, and daily activity.
Modern methods are used nowadays to treat sterility in men, which is easier to treat than infertility in women.
Iranian scientists have in recent years made great progress in molecular genetics, especially in extraction of DNA, minimizing the time of costly laboratory tests and paving the way for further diagnoses.
A main booth at the ongoing Nanotechnology Exhibition in Tehran has been allocated to emerging products that need financial support from investors for commercialisation.
An Iranian knowledge-based company has used marine animals’ waste to develop powerful healing agents for the treatment of various types of wound.
An Iranian knowledge-based company has managed to develop a nano-pharmaceutical that targets cancerous cells and helps treat recurrent cancers.
Doing exercises by elderly men and women not only is useful for their health, but also can increase life expectancy in a society, as it has had its impact during the past few years.