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  • Obesity Rise Alarming
    Around 70% of adults over the age of 20 in Tehran are either obese or overweight announced president of Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.   
  • Baby Nap on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk
    Infants who sleep on animal fur may be less likely to develop asthma later in childhood, new research suggests.  
  • Negative Impact of Wi-Fi Waves
    Dr. Mohammad Esfehani, pediatric oncologist, warned about the negative effects of Wi-Fi installation at home, including headaches and Tinnitus.  
  • Permanent Scars
    Genetic factors and nutritional deficiency in iron, zinc and protein are among the most important reasons for slow wound healing.  
  • Lut desert, 'Hottest on Earth'
    A recent NASA satellite record of temperatures in Lut desert in Iran shows it is the hottest place on earth. With temperatures as high as 71 °C, Lut is aptly called the 'Pole of Heat on Earth.’  
  •  Safe Backpacks for School Kids
    An official at the ministry of health warned against overloaded backpacks and said the ministry has plans to raise awareness about the healthy weight of schoolbags for children.   
  • Misconceptions about Anemia
    Babak Yektaparast, an official at the Blood Transfusion Organization (IBTO) has denied Iranian women are anemic. 
  • Iran Set to Become Polio-Free
    Fatemeh Razi Abadi, contagious diseases specialist at Tehran University of Medical Sciences announced that polio vaccination coverage is higher than 97 percent in the country and since 2001, no new...
  •  Semnan to Hold First Pomegranate Festival
    Amir Mazaheri, CEO of Park and Green Space Organization, Semnan Province, announced that the first pomegranate festival will be held in Semnan in October.   
  • Free Medical Care for Senior Citizens
    Senior Citizens aged above 60 years will receive free medical assistance (wheelchair, hearing aids, medical shoes etc) from now on. They will receive their requirement from the State Welfare...
  • Citrus Blooms Better Than Diazepam
    Due to the anti-depressant properties of Citrus aurantium (blooms), drinking a cup of its distillate or ...
  • September Best for Flu Vaccine
    Influenza vaccination can be effective at any time of the year, although late September is ...
  • Lichens, Best Judge of Air Pollution
    Monitoring different kinds of pollution, especially air pollution through biological methods, has recently become popular in developed countries.  
  • Blue Whale Population Rises
    After a century of being hunted to near extinction, the population of California's great blue whale ...
  • Tehran Air Cleaner
    Tehran has experienced 117 days of healthy air in the past 5 months, while in the same period last year it was only 47 days.
  • Iranians Spend $3.31b on Tobacco Annually
    Iranians squander $3.31 billion on tobacco and the treatment of smoking-related problems annually ...
  • Water Scarcity Looms Large
    70% of the groundwater tables have been diminishing during the past 15 years; the tragedy of Lake Urumia is only a symptom of a widespread phenomenon half hidden under the drying ground
  • Youth Should be Kept Busy
    A consultant at the ministry of sport and youth affairs noted that 30% of youth are prone to social harm since they are unemployed.
  •  White Fly Harmless
    Head of Tehran Parks and Green Space Organization explaining about new insects in the Capital, said "white fly" is not a dangerous pest so no poison spraying should be undertaken lest it harms the...
  • Mountains Also Deprived of Clean Air
    It may seem that mountains are healthier than other areas. But studies indicate that increasing levels of ozone can also affect atmosphere in peaks and heights.
  • Badie Death Sentence Reduced to Life in Egypt
    TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Egypt's Grand Mufti commuted the death sentence handed to the Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader, Mohamed Badie, to life sentence.
  •  $ 460 m for Restoring Urumia Lake
    The secretary of Lake Urumia Restoration Program said on Monday that $460 million will be allocated for restoration of the lake, of which $82 million will be used to reimburse farmers in East...
  • 18 Provinces Low on Rainfall, Drought Feared
    Eighteen provinces in Iran are facing critical shortage of rainfall, marking a 20 percent decrease compared to the previous statistical period ...  
  • Human Rights Activist Khawaja Denied Entry to Bahrain
    TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Bahraini human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja has been denied entry and detained upon arrival in her country.

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