Archive "Science"

Molecular Response of Muscle to Different Types of Exercise Identified

Molecular Response of Muscle to Different Types of Exercise Identified

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Exercise in the future could be customized for individuals based on genomics, according to a new study. Exercise in the future could be customized for individuals based on genomics, according to a study by Arizona State University (ASU) and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope.For years, scientists have studied the...

Iran, China to hold joint symposium on nanomedicine

Iran, China to hold joint symposium on nanomedicine

TEHRAN, Mar. 19 (Press Shia) – Iran will be organizing a joint symposium on nanomedicine and biotechnology together with China at Sahand University of Technology in Tabriz.The symposium is scheduled for 16-19 April 2018 at Sahand University of Technology in Tabriz. A number of top researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences will take part in the event. During the symposium, the prominent...

Smoking May Raise Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Smoking May Raise Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - New research has found that regularly smoking could increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in men, with the odds even higher in smokers who are also obese. Carried out by researchers from the University of Oxford, UK, the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, and Peking University, the new study looked at 512 891 adults aged 30-79 years from five urban and five...

Iran, Mauritania to boost coop. for drug production

Iran, Mauritania to boost coop. for drug production

TEHRAN, Mar. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Mauritanian Health Minister Kane Boubacar said, “I am proud to visit Iran to help promote cooperation level between the two countries of Iran and Mauritania in the health sector.”Speaking on the sidelines of inking comprehensive Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Iran and Mauritania in the health sector, he added, “I visited different...

Heart-Checking App May Help Prevent Strokes

Heart-Checking App May Help Prevent Strokes

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - The most common type of arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation is an irregular beating of the heart that can lead to stroke, blood clots, or heart failure if left unchecked. And unless an electrocardiogram is being used, it can be difficult to detect. Soon, however, an app may be all that's required to do the job.In a 2011 study, scientists from Finland's University of...

Science parks set the scene for economic growth

Science parks set the scene for economic growth

TEHRAN, Mar. 17 (Press Shia) – The number of science and technology parks is growing annually worldwide and they are paving the way for economic growth as well as technology development. As the number of science and technology parks are increasing in Iran the country is also on its way to development.                         ...

Russian Muslims sign MoU to help Mustafa Prize Foundation

Russian Muslims sign MoU to help Mustafa Prize Foundation

TEHRAN, Mar. 17 (Press Shia) – The Spiritual Muslim Board of the Asiatic Part of Russia signed an MoU with Mustafa (pbuh) Science and Technology Foundation to help the foundation.Seyyed Ali Omrani, the Head of Executive Committee of MSTF (Mustafa (pbuh) Science and Technology Foundation), and Fauzi Sido, First Vice-Mufti of the Spiritual Muslim Board of the Asiatic Part of Russia, signed a...

Telegram bars Iranians from buying Gram cryptocurrency over sanctions

Telegram bars Iranians from buying Gram cryptocurrency over sanctions

TEHRAN, Mar. 17 (Press Shia) – People who are on the sanctions list of the US, UK, European Union or United Nations, including Iran, will not be allowed to take part in Telegram Open Network initial coin offerings (ICOs) and will be forbidden from buying Gram cryptocurrency by the official Telegram group investor agreement, Russian news agency RBC reports.The ban on participating...

Jupiter’s Giant Red Spot Turning Orange

Jupiter’s Giant Red Spot Turning Orange

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Jupiter’s Great Red Spot has been shrinking for 150 years but scientists studying the enormous swirling storm have discovered that the iconic spot is changing color.  It’s also growing longer.The storm, which has been monitored since 1830, was once big enough to swallow three Earths, however it could now only fit one. This drastic reduction has left...

Iranian researcher wins 2018 KFAS award

Iranian researcher wins 2018 KFAS award

TEHRAN, Mar. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian researcher Mohammad Ebrahim Khamseh has won the 9th Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences award.Mohammad Ebrahim Khamseh is the head of the Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism (IEM) at Iran University of Medical Sciences. He was introduced as one of the nominees for receiving the KFAS award at the sidelines of the 64th session of...