Archive "Science"

Physical Inactivity, Restless Sleep Exacerbate Genetic Risk of Obesity

Physical Inactivity, Restless Sleep Exacerbate Genetic Risk of Obesity

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Low levels of physical activity and inefficient sleep patterns intensify the effects of genetic risk factors for obesity, according to new results. Low levels of physical activity and inefficient sleep patterns intensify the effects of genetic risk factors for obesity, according to results of a large-scale study presented at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)...

Can An Aspirin A Day Keep Liver Cancer Away?

Can An Aspirin A Day Keep Liver Cancer Away?

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A new study found that daily aspirin therapy was significantly associated with a reduced risk in hepatitis B related liver cancer. A new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting-- held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases -- found that daily aspirin therapy was significantly associated with a reduced risk in hepatitis B virus‐related liver...

Astronomers Witness Massive Cosmic Collision ‘Of Spectacular Importance’

Astronomers Witness Massive Cosmic Collision ‘Of Spectacular Importance’

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the cosmos, including how gold was created. Forbes estimated that the collision created an estimated $10 octillion in gold, which is $10 billion, billion, billion.What they witnessed in mid-August and revealed Monday was the long-ago collision of two...

Enemy frustrated with Iran’s achievements

Enemy frustrated with Iran’s achievements

TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (Press Shia) – The head of Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI) of Iran said the reason for enemy’s frustrations is our achievements. Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of AEOI made the remarks while visiting the international exhibition of security, protection and safety equipment on Tuesday adding that “imagine how faster we could move forward if there were no sanctions nor pressures...

Novel Mechanism of Resistance to Anti-Cancer Drugs

Novel Mechanism of Resistance to Anti-Cancer Drugs

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Investigators have discovered a novel non-genetic cause of resistance to the targeted anti-cancer therapy cetuximab. Their findings suggest a strategy for overcoming this resistance. The targeted anti-cancer therapies cetuximab and panitumumab are mainstays of treatment for advanced colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United...

Iran Telecom 2017 running with 102 foreign participants

Iran Telecom 2017 running with 102 foreign participants

صباباتري درهفت هفته گذشته رقابتهاي ليگ برتر فوتبال قابل قبولي را ازخود به نمايش گذاشته است، اما متاسفانه دچار بحران نتيجه نگرفتن شده ايم.محسن حسيني عضوهيات مديره باشگاه پرسپوليس درگفتگوبا خبرنگار" مهر" ضمن بيان اين...

Iranian-led OSU team designs nextgen 'hovering' antennas

Iranian-led OSU team designs nextgen 'hovering' antennas

TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (Press Shia) – An Ohio State University’s research team led by Iranian researcher Nima Ghalichechian is designing “hovering” antennas that could boost cellphone signals and beam images straight to televisions.Nima Ghalichechian, an Iranian assistant professor in electrical and computer engineering, is leading a team of researchers at Ohio State University’s...

Iran to hold 5th Intl. Conf. on Engineering Education

Iran to hold 5th Intl. Conf. on Engineering Education

TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (Press Shia) – The fifth Iran International Conference on Engineering Education will be held in mid-November at Toosi University of Technology in Tehran.The event is scheduled for November 21-23 and will be held with a focus on internationalization of engineering education. Other topics to be discussed at the conference include engineering education with environment and...

Scientists Reveal The Relationship Between Sugar, Cancer

Scientists Reveal The Relationship Between Sugar, Cancer

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A nine-year joint research project has led to a crucial breakthrough in cancer research. Scientists have clarified how the Warburg effect, a phenomenon in which cancer cells rapidly break down sugars, stimulates tumor growth. This discovery provides evidence for a positive correlation between sugar and cancer, which may have far-reaching impacts on tailor-made...

Higher Dose of Vitamin D Increases Bone Density in Premature Babies

Higher Dose of Vitamin D Increases Bone Density in Premature Babies

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – If the standard supplementation of 400 IUs of vitamin D is increased to 800 IUs daily there are reductions in the number of premature and preterm babies with extremely low bone density, new research has found. Results of a University of Nebraska Medical Center study published in the Oct. 10 issue of PLOS ONE, found if the standard supplementation of 400 IUs of vitamin D...