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Researchers introduce new combination cancer therapy

Researchers introduce new combination cancer therapy

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (Press Shia) – Iranian researchers at the Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, have introduced a new method to combat cancer by combining photodynamic therapy and cold atmospheric plasma.Leila Karami, PhD student of Radiology Engineering and a researcher at Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, said her project has been conducted on human lung...

Researchers use nanotech. in photodynamic therapy for cancer

Researchers use nanotech. in photodynamic therapy for cancer

TEHRAN, Apr. 12 (Press Shia) – Iranian Researchers at Arak University have produced a type of nanocomposite hydrogel with self-healing properties that can be used in photodynamic therapy for cancer.Chitosan is a natural polymer with excellent biocompatibility, but poor mechanical properties. Dr. Alireza Karimi, the project manager, said the present study was an attempt to produce hydrogels with...

Researchers produce anticancer drug with active ingredient

Researchers produce anticancer drug with active ingredient

TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian researchers have succeeded in laboratory synthesis, optimization of the synthesis at higher scale and production of anti-cancer drugs with active ingredient at an industrial scale.Dr. Khashayar Karimian, the project executive who holds the second place for innovation at the 30th International Khwarizmi Award, told Mehr News that the ‘Synthesis of...

Tehran to host 1st West Asian Conf. on Cancer

Tehran to host 1st West Asian Conf. on Cancer

TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (Press Shia) – The executive secretary of the West Asian Conference on Cancer has said it will be held November 17-19.MD Farhad Samiei told reporters on Sunday that the alarming rise in diagnosis with cancer of individuals of all age groups provided the impetus for WHO to name it the silent crisis of the human health; “industrial pollution of air, soil, and food has...

Iranian biosensor makes accurate, cheap cancer detection

Iranian biosensor makes accurate, cheap cancer detection

TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (Press Shia) – Iranian researchers have developed highly accurate and cost-efficient biosensors that can detect cancers that require tissue sampling.Dr. Mohammad Abdolahad, the project manager of ‘biosensor for detection of metastatic phase of cancer’ told Mehr News that his team has been successful in developing various biosensors in the past six years, but their latest...

Iran produced 35 domestic nano health products: INIC

Iran produced 35 domestic nano health products: INIC

TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran has so far domestically manufactured 35 nano health products, INIC Director of Human Resources Development Working Group said Saturday.Seyed Mehdi Rezayat, Director of Human Resources Development Working Group of Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC), told Mehr News that a number of companies in Iran are active in the field of nano health...

Nanodrug helps treat liver cancer

Nanodrug helps treat liver cancer

TEHRAN, Oct. 09 (Press Shia Agency) – A research group working on nano-delivery of drugs has devised a smart delivery system which incorporates nano-structured system to treatment process.Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Owji the head of the research group, entitled Phytoliposome-Based Smart Nanodelivery System of Two Herbal Medications, provided some insights into the mechanizations and advantages of the...