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Smart Contact Lenses Improve Sight While Monitoring for Health Conditions

Smart Contact Lenses Improve Sight While Monitoring for Health Conditions

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A new smart contact lens design could monitor for conditions including diabetes, heart disease and stroke alongside improving vision, a study reported. - Science news - Multinational researchers developed the lens, which features a mesh sensor layer that can measure levels of light, temperature and even glucose in tears.The latter has use beyond monitoring for diabetes,...

Iran’s Economic, Health Plans Yielding Results: President

Iran’s Economic, Health Plans Yielding Results: President

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian nation’s resistance and the administration’s efforts have defeated the pressures as signs of success in economy and the health sector are obvious, President Hassan Rouhani said. - Politics news - The Iranian president and his cabinet members on Monday attended a ceremony at the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini south of Tehran to pay tribute to the late...

All Volunteers in Good Health after Getting Iranian Vaccine for COVID-19

All Volunteers in Good Health after Getting Iranian Vaccine for COVID-19

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – None of the Iranian volunteers who have been injected with a homegrown vaccine for the coronavirus in clinical trials has shown any symptoms, an official said. - Society/Culture news - The chairman of the Headquarters for Executing the Order of Imam Khomeini said on Tuesday that all of the 14 people given an injection of the Iranian vaccine are in good health...

Chinese Health Experts Call to Suspend Pfizer’s mRNA Vaccine for Elderly after Norwegian Deaths

Chinese Health Experts Call to Suspend Pfizer’s mRNA Vaccine for Elderly after Norwegian Deaths

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Chinese health experts called on Norway and other countries to suspend the use of mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines produced by companies such as Pfizer, especially among elderly people, due to the vaccines' safety uncertainties. - Science news - The call came following the deaths of 23 elderly Norwegian people who received the vaccine.The new mRNA vaccine was developed...

Health Minister Hails Leader’s Decision to Ban Purchase of US, UK Vaccines

Health Minister Hails Leader’s Decision to Ban Purchase of US, UK Vaccines

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s minister of health lauded Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei’s wise decision to forbid buying American and British vaccines for the coronavirus, providing scientific reasons for the ban. - Politics news - Speaking at a provincial meeting of the Coronavirus Fight Headquarters on Sunday, Health Minister Saeed Namaki said he knew...

Iranian Vaccine for COVID-19 to Be Available by Spring: Health Minister

Iranian Vaccine for COVID-19 to Be Available by Spring: Health Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s health minister said a homegrown vaccine for the coronavirus will be definitely ready for use by the end of spring. - Society/Culture news - In a meeting with the head of Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization on Sunday, Saeed Namaki said he has no doubt that the Iranian vaccine for COVID-19 will become available by the end of spring.He also gave an assurance...

COVID Poses Greatest Lasting Threat to Mental Health Since WWII

COVID Poses Greatest Lasting Threat to Mental Health Since WWII

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The coronavirus pandemic poses the biggest threat to mental health since the Second World War, a psychiatrist warned. - Science news - Dr. Adrian James, president of British Royal College of Psychiatrists, explained that the deadly disease, its social impact, and the economic fallout has created a mental health crisis that will take Britain years to recover...

Iranian COVID-19 Vaccine Outdoes Foreign Products: Health Minister

Iranian COVID-19 Vaccine Outdoes Foreign Products: Health Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The coronavirus vaccine made in Iran outperforms many vaccines developed by other countries, Health Minister Saeed Namaki said. - Society/Culture news - “We will prove in the near future that the homegrown vaccine (for COVID-19) is better than many vaccines being produced (elsewhere) in the world,” Namaki said at an online press conference on Sunday.He said Iranian...

President Says Non-Attendance at Parliament in Accordance with Health Protocols

President Says Non-Attendance at Parliament in Accordance with Health Protocols

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said he has absented himself from a parliamentary session for the submission of the national budget bill because of the coronavirus restrictions, not his disagreement with the MPs over ratification of a motion about the JCPOA and the NPT. - Politics news - Speaking at a weekly cabinet session on Wednesday morning, Rouhani said he...

WHO: Gaza’s Health System near Collapse due to COVID-19, Israel’s Siege

WHO: Gaza’s Health System near Collapse due to COVID-19, Israel’s Siege

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The healthcare system in the Gaza Strip is near collapse as a result of Israel's stifling siege and the rise in coronavirus cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. - World news - Abdelnaser Soboh, emergency health co-ordinator in the WHO's Gaza office, warned that "within a week, we will become unable to care for critical cases".Of Gaza's 100...