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Iran holds 5th rank in producing hemodialysis machines

Iran holds 5th rank in producing hemodialysis machines

TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – The CEO of Salam Group stated that Iranian scientists have developed the technology for designing and producing Hemodialysis machines and added that Iran is among the top five countries producing these machines. An Iranian official said that Iran comes after Germany, Sweden, Italy and Japan and holds the fifth rank among the countries that have this...

Iran to host 1st Euro-Asian Pharmacoepidemiology Congress

Iran to host 1st Euro-Asian Pharmacoepidemiology Congress

TEHRAN, Dec. 30 (Press Shia Agency) – A scientific committee member of HPRC stated that the 1st Euro-Asian Pharmacoepidemiology Congress will be held in Tehran and expressed hope that Iran can soon turn into the center of study on Pharmacoepidemiology in west Asia. Payam Peimani said on the threshold of the 1st Euro-Asian Pharmacoepidemiology Congress 2018, “this congress is the greatest...

Iran ranks top in regional science production

Iran ranks top in regional science production

TEHRAN, Dec. 24 (Press Shia) – Iranian deputy minister of health stressed the necessity of supporting young scientists and researchers and underlined that Iran has been able to rank top in producing science articles through investment on young researchers.Dr. Reza Malekzadeh said in a scientific event on Sunday “in 2016, we published 52,160 articles and received more than 70,000 citations for...

Malaysian investment group in Technomart

Malaysian investment group in Technomart

TEHRAN, Nov. 29 (Press Shia Agency) – The head of Iran National Technomart said “a Malaysian investment group attends technomart which is being held on the margins of the Research Week Exhibition this year.”The head of Iran National Technomart Majid Motaghi-TalabIn said in a press conference held in the ministry of science, research and technology “representatives from Malaysia, Pakistan,...

Filling Need for Fast, Accurate Assessment of Blood's Ability to Clot

Filling Need for Fast, Accurate Assessment of Blood's Ability to Clot

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Case Western Reserve University researchers have developed a portable sensor that can assess the clotting ability of a person's blood 95 times faster than current methods -- using only a single drop of blood. Even better, the device provides more information about the blood than existing approaches. Rapid and accurate assessments are essential to ensuring that...

Peking University to Admit More Iranian Students: President

Peking University to Admit More Iranian Students: President

BEIJING (Press Shia) – President of Peking University, a leading Chinese center with a history of around 120 years of academic activities, unveiled plans to attract more students from the Middle East, particularly from Iran. Peking University pursues a new policy of admitting more students from the Middle East and Central Asia, especially from Iran, Lin Jianhua said at a meeting with Iranian...

Lack of Sun in Teen Years Linked to Nearsightedness Later On

Lack of Sun in Teen Years Linked to Nearsightedness Later On

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Teens and young adults who spend more time outdoors may be less likely to become nearsighted later in life than those who spend less time outdoors, a new study suggests. People in the study who spent more time exposed to ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation — which the researchers calculated based on the participants' exposure to sunlight — between ages...

Portions of Brain Fall Asleep, Wake Back Up All The Time

Portions of Brain Fall Asleep, Wake Back Up All The Time

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – When we are in a deep slumber our brain's activity ebbs and flows in big, obvious waves, like watching a tide of human bodies rise up and sit down around a sports stadium. It's hard to miss. Now, Stanford researchers have found, those same cycles exist in wake as in sleep, but with only small sections sitting and standing in unison rather than the entire stadium....

Embryonic Cluster Galaxy Immersed in Giant Cloud of Cold Gas

Embryonic Cluster Galaxy Immersed in Giant Cloud of Cold Gas

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Astronomers studying a cluster of still-forming protogalaxies seen as they were more than 10 billion years ago have found that a giant galaxy in the center of the cluster is forming from a surprisingly-dense soup of molecular gas. "This is different from what we see in the nearby Universe, where galaxies in clusters grow by cannibalizing other galaxies. In this...

Novel Compound to Alleviate Pain, Itch Discovered

Novel Compound to Alleviate Pain, Itch Discovered

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – In a new study, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a possible drug candidate that suppresses pain and itch in animal models. Their new approach also reduces the potential for drug abuse and avoids the most common side effects -- sedation and anxiety -- of drugs designed to target the nervous system's...