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Medical treatment costs in Iran one tenth for western tourists Medical treatment costs in Iran one tenth for western tourists

The costs of medical treatment in Iran is almost ten times cheaper for international medical travelers in comparison with the U.S. and Europe, the CEO of Tehran’s five-star Gandhi Hotel-Hospital has said.

17 August 2019 +Read more
What to know about hormonal imbalances What to know about hormonal imbalances

Hormonal imbalances occur when there is too much or too little of a hormone in the bloodstream. Because of their essential role in the body, even small hormonal imbalances can cause side effects throughout the body.

14 August 2019 +Read more
ImmuneFx Cancer Vaccine ImmuneFx Cancer Vaccine

IFx primes and educates the immune system to destroy tumor cells throughout the body without harming healthy cells and tissues.

13 August 2019 +Read more
Scientists discover pathway to skin regeneration Scientists discover pathway to skin regeneration

Doctors use lasers and retinoic acid to treat skin damage. Scientists have now uncovered a common mechanism that links both, paving the way for new treatments.

11 August 2019 +Read more
Could hormone infusions help people with obesity shed weight? Could hormone infusions help people with obesity shed weight?

New research suggests that a hormone treatment could help people reap some of the benefits of gastric bypass without having the surgery.

10 August 2019 +Read more
Iran, becoming the hub of infertility treatment in the region Iran, becoming the hub of infertility treatment in the region

The most important point to attract patients from different parts of the world is high quality health care and affordable costs of infertility treatment in Iran.

3 August 2019 +Read more
Music may replace sedatives for treating pre-op anxiety Music may replace sedatives for treating pre-op anxiety

Before undergoing an operation, most people experience some form of anxiety. Although this response is common, it is not unproblematic, and treatment often involves a sedative with a whole host of possible side effects. But new research may have found an alternative.

29 July 2019 +Read more
For migraine sufferers with obesity, losing weight can decrease headaches For migraine sufferers with obesity, losing weight can decrease headaches

For migraine sufferers with obesity, losing weight can decrease headaches and improve quality of life, researchers report.

28 July 2019 +Read more
Post-Liposuction Pain Management Post-Liposuction Pain Management

If you're going to have liposuction, you probably wonder how much pain you will feel afterward. Learn about what to expect, medications that can be used, and self-care treatments after your procedure.

27 July 2019 +Read more
Heart disease: Millions taking daily aspirin without doctor's advice Heart disease: Millions taking daily aspirin without doctor's advice

New research suggests that many adults in the United States who take low dose aspirin daily to prevent heart disease could be at risk of harm.

27 July 2019 +Read more
How to get rid of knee pain when sleeping How to get rid of knee pain when sleeping

Joint pain and swelling become more common as people age. Pain in the knee can make walking, running, and other activities uncomfortable. It can also make it difficult to fall or stay asleep at night.

24 July 2019 +Read more
How fitness trackers help motivate us to keep in shape How fitness trackers help motivate us to keep in shape

Activity tracking devices can be really helpful motivational tools that may eventually lead to long-term lifestyle changes.

24 July 2019 +Read more
70,000 foreign patients admitted to Iranian hospitals last year 70,000 foreign patients admitted to Iranian hospitals last year

Iranian hospitals admitted 70,000 foreign patients over the last [Iranian calendar] year (March 2018 – March 2019), said the head of medical tourism department at the Ministry of Health. 

23 July 2019 +Read more
Possible link between sugary drinks and cancer Possible link between sugary drinks and cancer

Findings from a new study suggest that limiting sugary drinks might contribute to a reduction in cancer cases, say researchers.

21 July 2019 +Read more
25 New vaccines to be produced by March 25 New vaccines to be produced by March

Eight human vaccines and 17 livestock vaccines will be produced by the end of the current [Iranian calendar] year (March 19), announced the secretary of biotech development center (BioDC) at science and technology vice-presidency. 

17 July 2019 +Read more
Too Much Social Media a Depression Risk for Teens Too Much Social Media a Depression Risk for Teens

Too much social media might be too much for the mental well-being of teenagers, new research suggests.

16 July 2019 +Read more
New drug relieves acute migraine in clinical trial New drug relieves acute migraine in clinical trial

New research uncovers the benefits of a novel drug for treating acute migraine.

14 July 2019 +Read more
A short bout of exercise enhances brain function A short bout of exercise enhances brain function

Researchers discover a gene in mice that's activated by brief periods of exercise.

14 July 2019 +Read more