A protein has been found to have a previously unknown role in the ageing of cells, according to an early study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The researchers hope that the findings could one day lead to new treatments for ageing and early cancer.
Some 30,000 children are being born with disabilities in Iran per annum, deputy health minister, Mohammad-Hadi Ayyazi said, Nasimonline reported on Monday.
Parking yourself in front of the TV may make you as likely to develop dementia as people genetically predisposed to the condition, a Canadian study suggested.
Society Desk Electronic health records (EHRs) have been created for 50 million Iranians but the database should be updated, said the health minister.
When you think of heart attacks, you might assume the most common causes are smoking, high cholesterol, or obesity.
A child has been born in an Iranian hospital after 14 years of cryopreservation, the process of preserving an embryo at sub-zero temperatures.
Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology found women who lacked vitamin B12 in their diets were more likely to have a preterm birth.
Iran is ready to cooperate with Muslim countries in medical science and the transfer the know-how in this field, said minister of health and medical education.
Iran is among the top 10 countries in the production of vaccines in view of the output of Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute, said the head of the institute.
Can your smart watch detect when you are becoming sick? A new study from Stanford, publishing January 12th, 2017 in PLOS Biology, indicates that this is possible.
Eight in 10 middle-aged people either weigh too much or don’t exercise enough, according to a new study which shows modern life is taking its toll on health.
Women who smoke during pregnancy may be more likely to have children with kidney damage than mothers who steer clear of cigarettes, a study suggested.
Hearing loss may be linked to iron deficiency anemia — a combination of low levels of iron and red blood cells, new research suggested.
The health sector is among the foremost issues in the society and Health Overhaul Plan is the largest welfare scheme which has been implemented in Iran to date, said the deputy health minister for treatment affairs.
About nine percent of the funds allocated to the health sector have been spent on promoting public hygiene, said deputy health minister for health affairs.
Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS), which is currently common in most parts of the country, has been effective in reducing infertility rate in women, said the head of the International Congress of MIS Methods.
Pregnancy reduces grey matter in specific parts of a womans brain, helping her bond with her baby and prepare for the demands of motherhood.
A positive outlook could be the key to a longer life, said a study. Being able to enjoy yourself as the years advance is linked to a lower death rate, researchers found.
Most Americans don grasp that the chemicals produced by burning a cigarette are more harmful than the manufacturers additives that cigarette also contains, and many mistakenly believe filters can protect them from breathing toxic fumes, a recent study suggested.
Low-carb diets may be more effective for weight loss than low-fat diets, according to a recent report.
Physical exercise has many health benefits, but researchers in Germany have discovered a link between exercise and improved recovery after stroke.
Families can enjoy high-fat foods without fearing for their health after research overturned previously accepted wisdom.
A flashing light therapy might help ward off Alzheimers, said US scientists after promising trials in mice.
Water intoxication risks are being publicized after a woman almost died because she was trying to relieve her symptoms.
About 9,000 stroke patients a year are missing out on a treatment that can prevent disability following a stroke, said UK experts.
Swimming, racquet sports and aerobics are associated with the best odds of staving off death, and in particular of reducing the risk of dying from heart disease or stroke, scientists said.
Constant and unrelenting pain in joints is an every day occurrence for people suffering with arthritis — a condition many wrongly assume is just a part of the aging process.
Previous research has highlighted the importance of biochemical signals and navigational cues for cells.
Using a new imaging technique, researchers have confirmed what scientists have always thought to be true: The structural connections in the brain are unique to each individual person.
Vegetarians aren’t receiving all the necessary vitamins and nutrients that they need, with just under a quarter admitting they believe they are malnourished, a survey has revealed.
The number of people with high blood pressure has almost doubled in 40 years to over 1.1 billion worldwide, scientists said, with the burden of the condition shifting from the rich to the poor.
An undergraduate student has developed a mobile method parents may be able to use to screen their children for early signs of autism spectrum disorder.
Years of research have transformed our understanding of cancer and have led to new treatments and big improvements in survival rates.
Canker sores are frustrating and painful. If you find you e getting canker sores often, the solution may be as simple as avoiding spicy foods or acidic fruits, which can irritate the mouth.
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame say they have uncovered a new approach for treating pancreatic cancer.
"There are widespread misconceptions that hookah is a safer alternative to cigarettes," said lead author Dr. Michael Weitzman, a professor at New York University School of Medicine.
Ladies have long claimed they remember things better and longer than males and scientists found they do outperform men.
Early and aggressive treatment for rheumatoid arthritis may help protect against progressive bone loss, researchers concluded in a recent study.
Canadian scientists have developed a blood test capable of determining whether or not an adolescent athlete has experienced a concussion.
The presence of specific proteins in the blood may help predict the development of type 1 diabetes in children, researchers in Germany suggested.
Scientists at Wayne State University have developed a non-invasive method for conducting prenatal genetic tests in pregnant women.
Treating one of the most common and deadly forms of skin cancer with a combination of immunotherapy options may improve survival and lower the risk of life-threatening events in the patients diagnosed in the late stages, a new study has found.
Iranian surgeons perform over 400 liver transplants each year, said deputy health minister for research and technology.
A snake with the largest venom glands in the world could hold the answer to pain relief, scientists have found.
A therapy that successfully treats two-thirds of children with chronic fatigue syndrome is being trialed for the National Health Service (NHS) use.