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Codeine Too Risky For Kids, Experts Say, Urging Restrictions on Use

Codeine Too Risky For Kids, Experts Say, Urging Restrictions on Use

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is urging parents and health providers to stop giving codeine to children, calling for more education about its risks and restrictions on its use in patients under age 18. A new AAP clinical report in the October 2016 issue of Pediatrics, "Codeine: Time to Say `No,'" cites continued use of the drug in pediatric...

Iran organizes educational nano workshops in China

Iran organizes educational nano workshops in China

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (Press Shia) – Iran's TAVANA Educational Nano Labs organized three educational workshops for school students and a four-day educational course in a nanotechnology company in China this summer, INIC said Mon. According to Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC), The workshops aimed to develop international activities and export equipment and educational packages...

Optical telescope to come on stream in Oct.

Optical telescope to come on stream in Oct.

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (Press Shia Agency) – Head of Iranian Space Agency said the installation of the ground-based optical telescope for observing celestial objects is almost finished and the project will become operational during World Space Week in October.Mohsen Bahrami, Head of Iranian Space Agency, said the project of ground-based optical system for observing celestial objects has been...

Increase in Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Hinders Treatment of Kidney Infections

Increase in Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Hinders Treatment of Kidney Infections

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Researchers use hospital emergency room data from around the US to document emergence of E. coli strain that fights medication. They recommend development of new antibiotics and treatment guidelines. The increase in illnesses and deaths linked to medication-resistant bacteria has been well-documented by researchers and received extensive public attention in recent...

‘Enigma’ brings Iran ‘major international project’

‘Enigma’ brings Iran ‘major international project’

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (Press Shia) –The Iranian Human Brain Mapping (IHBM) is holding its 3rd congress, September 17-19, Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran.In the second day of the congress, Professor Paul Matthews, Director of Division of Brain Sciences, Imperial College London, provided the meeting with the latest brain methods to detect individual differences. He said that using the latest...

Iranian firm to participate in Germany’s Medica 2016

Iranian firm to participate in Germany’s Medica 2016

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – An Iranian knowledge-based company as the sole participating manufacturer of medical products from Iran will attend the world’s leading trade fair for the medical industry in Düsseldorf, Germany.Each year, the international Dusseldorf Exhibition Centre is host to the top producers of medical equipment in the world. Medica, as the world's leading trade...

Researchers Seek Better Patient Adherence Recommendations for Diabetic Retinopathy

Researchers Seek Better Patient Adherence Recommendations for Diabetic Retinopathy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Complications of diabetes can lead to blindness, yet only 29.9 percent of diabetic patients studied adhered to recommendations to have an eye examination, say researchers. The prevalence of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in the United States is 9.3 percent and expected to increase, along with complications associated with diabetes that include diabetic retinopathy, the...

Iran to hold intl. school on application of nanomaterials in medicine

Iran to hold intl. school on application of nanomaterials in medicine

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – The International School on Applications of Nanomaterials in Medicine is due to be held at Sharif University of Technology early November, INIC announced Sat. According to Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC), the International School on Applications of Nanomaterials in Medicine will be held at Sharif University of Technology on 2-4 November 2016. ...

Health min. calls for further Iran-Cyprus medical coop.

Health min. calls for further Iran-Cyprus medical coop.

TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (Press Shia Agency) – Health Minister Hashemi has stressed the need to develop relations between Iran and Cyprus in areas of health, treatment as well as medical education.Speaking at the ceremony to sign a health, treatment, education, research and pharmaceutical cooperation agreement with his Cypriot counterpart, Iranian Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi said Iran holds...

Chancellors of Serbian universities visit UT

Chancellors of Serbian universities visit UT

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (Press Shia) – Academic delegation from Serbia visited University of Tehran on Wednesday with the aim to develop scientific exchanges between the two countries.The 6-member delegation from universities of John Naisbitt, Kragujevac and Novi Sad and theological school of Belgrade University paid a visit to University of Tehran in order to get familiar with educational, research...