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Black Tea May Help with Weight Loss, Too

Black Tea May Help with Weight Loss, Too

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Black tea may promote weight loss and other health benefits by changing bacteria in the gut, research indicates for the first time. UCLA researchers have demonstrated for the first time that black tea may promote weight loss and other health benefits by changing bacteria in the gut. In a study of mice, the scientists showed that black tea alters energy metabolism...

Tehran to host 18th Telecom Exhibition

Tehran to host 18th Telecom Exhibition

TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – The 18th International Exhibition of Telecommunications, Information Technology & Innovative CIT Solutions will launch from October 16-19, 2017, hosting 225 domestic and 93 foreign companies.As the most important telecommunication event of the country, the exhibition will take place at Tehran International Permanent Fairgrounds with a space as big as 32000...

Healthy Bacteria in Yogurt May Reduce Lupus Symptoms in Mice

Healthy Bacteria in Yogurt May Reduce Lupus Symptoms in Mice

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Researchers have released findings that explain how a type of healthy bacteria in yogurt and other dairy products might reduce disease symptoms in certain patients with lupus. The findings were released by researchers at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech.Xin Luo, assistant professor of immunology in the Department of Biomedical...

Iran claims 5 orbital slots to place satellites

Iran claims 5 orbital slots to place satellites

TEHRAN, Oct. 03 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Minister of Communication and Information Technology announced that Iran has been granted 5 orbital slots, adding arrangements to position the satellites at 43.5 degrees are underway.Speaking at the opening ceremony of World Space Week, ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said depending on the needs of countries, a satellite is placed in these...

Researchers produce antibacterial analgesic cream

Researchers produce antibacterial analgesic cream

TEHRAN, Oct. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian researchers at a knowledge-based company have produced an analgesic cream with antibacterial properties that is applicable for rheumatic patients.The produced analgesic cream with antibacterial properties contains silver nanoparticles and is currently available in the market. The presence of silver nanoparticles has increased the penetration of...

Skipping Breakfast Associated with Hardening of the Arteries

Skipping Breakfast Associated with Hardening of the Arteries

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Skipping breakfast is associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis, or the hardening and narrowing of arteries due to a build-up of plaque, according to research. The research was published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.Eating a healthy breakfast has been shown to promote greater heart health, including healthier weight and...

AUT wins 1st place in intl. Chem-E-Car competition

AUT wins 1st place in intl. Chem-E-Car competition

TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (Press Shia Agency) – A team from Amir Kabir University of Technology, won 1st place in design competition in the 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering and Chem-E-Car competition. Representatives from 23 countries including the US participated in the Chem-E-Car competition which is held annually among mechanical engineering students from across the world. The...

Fiery Collisions That Gave Birth to Earth Could Have Evaporated 40% of Our World

Fiery Collisions That Gave Birth to Earth Could Have Evaporated 40% of Our World

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The ground under your feet was not always so firm. Earth is thought to have gradually coalesced in fiery collisions of smaller planetoids – and those hellish conditions can now explain an enduring scientific mystery. Though scientists have long held to this view of planetary accretion, it's never been clear why the chemical makeup of Earth is different to the...

Cells Back from Brink of Death

Cells Back from Brink of Death

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Biologists could explore the molecular underpinnings of the cells that recover from the verge of programmed death. A new collaboration between two UC Santa Barbara labs explored the underlying molecular mechanism of a remarkable process called anastasis, a Greek word meaning "rising to life."Building on earlier work showing that cells can recover from the...

Italy’s Camerino Uni., Iran’s Mustafa Uni. Sign agreement

Italy’s Camerino Uni., Iran’s Mustafa Uni. Sign agreement

TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (Press Shia) – Iranian international University of Mustafa signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop cooperation with Italian University of Camerino.To expand academic cooperation between Iranian and Italian universities, Haniyeh Torkiyan, the representative of Iranian Qom based Mustafa International University, and Flavio Corradini, the Rector of the University of...