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Relief of Chronic Neuropathic Pain

Relief of Chronic Neuropathic Pain

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Researchers have patented an innovative formulation based on nanotechnology, which is designed to relieve chronic neuropathic pain. Researchers Lucía Martín Banderas and Mercedes Fernández Arévalo, from the I+DNanomed research group at the University of Seville, have patented an innovative formulation based on nanotechnology, which is...

Fundamental Rules for How The Brain Controls Movement

Fundamental Rules for How The Brain Controls Movement

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Researchers have for the first time confirmed how neurons control muscle movement. The human brain is a mysterious supercomputer. Billions of neurons buzz within an intricate network that controls our every thought, feeling, and movement. And we've only just begun to understand how it all works.To conquer the puzzle of the human mind, researchers at...

Galactic Secrets Revealed

Galactic Secrets Revealed

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A new 2.3-gigapixel image of the Fornax Galaxy Cluster – one of the largest images ever released by European Southern Observatory (EOS) – might make you feel small. Astronomers working with the VLT Survey Telescope (VST) at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile obtained an unparalleled detailed image of the Fornax Galaxy Cluster.  It is the second richest...

Daydreaming Is Good: It Means You're Smart

Daydreaming Is Good: It Means You're Smart

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A new study suggests that daydreaming during meetings isn't necessarily a bad thing. It might be a sign that you're really smart and creative. A new study from the Georgia Institute of Technology suggests that daydreaming during meetings isn't necessarily a bad thing."People with efficient brains may have too much brain capacity to stop their minds from...

Iranian Student-Made Satellites Awaiting Launch

Iranian Student-Made Satellites Awaiting Launch

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Five Iranian satellites developed by the local universities and science institutions are awaiting launch, an official announced, saying one of them, manufactured by Sharif University of Technology, will go into orbit within the next five months. In comments on Tuesday, Mansour Kabganian, secretary of a working group tasked with devising a road map to Iran’s...

Tehran to host 5th intl. conf. on robotics  

Tehran to host 5th intl. conf. on robotics  

TEHRAN, Oct. 24 (Press Shia) – The 5th International Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (ICROM) will kick off today Oct. 24 at Amirkabir University of Technology in Tehran.The three-day event is organized by the Robotics Society of Iran (RSI) with collaboration of other scientific societies, in particular the Iranian Society of Mechatronics (ISM), and will run through October 26, The...

Don't Ask GPs for Antibiotics, New Health Campaign Urges

Don't Ask GPs for Antibiotics, New Health Campaign Urges

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - People are being urged not to ask their doctor for antibiotics as part of a new campaign aimed at tackling growing resistance to the drugs. An estimated 5,000 people die every year in England because antibiotics no longer work for some infections, according to Public Health England (PHE), which has launched the Keep Antibiotics Working campaign.England’s chief medical...

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...