• flood 2019-04-18 00:15

    Free health care for flood-hit families

    TEHRAN- The families struck by the flood will receive free medical care by the end of the crisis, announced Mohammad Esmaeil Motlaq, the director general for risk management at the Ministry of Health. 

  • world hemophilia day 2019-04-17 22:56

    Iran set to use homegrown plasma in producing hemophilia medicine

    TEHRAN- Iran is set to produce Hemophilia medicines using domestically produced plasma by the Iranian year 1400 (March 2021-March 2022), said the managing director of Iranian Blood Transfusion Organization (IBTO). 

  • dietary supplements 2019-04-17 11:39

    Dietary supplement imports cut in half

    TEHRAN- Imports of dietary supplements decreased by 50% in the last Iranian [calendar] year (ended on March 20) compared to its previous year, announced the head of the natural products and food supplementary department at Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 

  • wound dressing 2019-04-07 12:53

    Iranian scientists produce advanced wound care dressing 

    TEHRAN- Iranian scientists at the Technology Tower of Amirkabir University of Technology have produced special dressings which stimulate new tissue growth and can treat different kinds of wounds as well as type one and two burnings. 

  • Iranian medical scientists write to UN on U.S. sanctions against Iran 2019-03-08 20:42

    Iranian medical scientists write to UN on U.S. sanctions against Iran

    TEHRAN — Scientific Societies for Medical Sciences in Iran have written a letter to UN Secretary General António Guterres condemning the U.S. sanctions against Iran, urging the international community to resist sanctions targeting “medical needs” and “humanitarian aid”, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif revealed on Wednesday.

  • world health organization 2019-02-27 10:09

    WHO set to help Iran in supplying medical devices

    TEHRAN- World Health Organization (WHO) has established a separate team for providing Iran healthcare system with required medical devices. 

  • medicine 2019-02-27 10:08

    120 new homegrown medicines on Iran market

    TEHRAN- 120 homegrown medicines have come onto Iran’s market over the past 12 months, despite U.S. sanctions against the country, announced the director of the Iranian Food and Drug Administration (IFDA). 

  • Leishmaniasis 2019-02-16 21:30

    Setareh Jahandideh

    Iran participates in international project for treating Leishmaniasis

    TEHRAN- Tehran University of Medical Science is going to cooperate with world-renowned universities in an international project for treatment of Leishmaniasis with a newly-formulated oral medication. 

  • MPS 2019-02-15 13:01

    Health Ministry to support MPS patients 

    TEHRAN- the Ministry of Health has announced its recent activities to support Mucopolysaccharide (MPS) patients in Iran that started with measuring its prevalence in the country.  

  • Abbas Jafari-Dolatabadi, the Tehran prosecutor general 2019-01-22 22:14

    $3.5 billion drug money lost track of: judiciary

    TEHRAN – The Tehran prosecutor said on Tuesday that $3.5 billion government-rate currency allocated to the import of drugs has been lost track of.

  • thalassemia 2019-01-17 02:15

    ‘Thalassemia patients complain over expensive medicine’ 

    TEHRAN- Thalassemia patients are having a hard time as the price of their medicine has quadrupled; whereas, last year the same medicines were free of charge, said head of the Iranian Thalassemia Society. 

  • Busulfan 2019-01-05 22:57

    Iranian researchers achieve formula of anti-cancer drug

    TEHRAN- Iranian researchers at Urmia University gained the technical knowledge to produce the anti-cancer drug, Busulfan. 

  • special diseases' medicine 2018-12-07 09:16

    Health ministry envisages raising subsidies for special diseases

    TEHRAN- the health ministry plans to raise the budget reserved for special and severe diseases by 20% to increase the amount of subsidies for such diseases’ medicine, said Food and Drug Administration Director Gholamreza Asghari.

  • Kianoush Jahanpour, spokesman for Food and Drug Administration 2018-12-04 21:17

    Private sector provided with forex to import medicine, medical equipment

    TEHRAN- The cabinet of ministers has agreed to provide the private sector with conditional access to foreign currency for importing medicine and medical equipment in special cases, ISNA quoted Kianoush Jahanpour, spokesman for Food and Drug Administration, as saying on Sunday. 

  • biomedicine 2018-10-19 19:03

    Medicine tops Iran’s biotech export list

    TEHRAN – Medicine is on top of the list of exports of biotechnology products in Iran, the secretary of biotech development center (BioDC) announced, Tasnim reported on Sunday.

  • U.S. fully disrupting medicine supply to Iran 2018-09-24 20:04

    U.S. fully disrupting medicine supply to Iran

    TEHRAN – The United States has completely disrupted the supply of medicine to Iran despite claiming that its sanctions do not include medicine, Masoud Pezeshkian, the deputy speaker of the parliament, said on Monday.

  • medicine 2018-07-14 11:53

    Knowledge-based companies exporting 73 types of medicine: official

    TEHRAN – Seventy three types of medicine produced by Iranian knowledge-based companies are being exported to other countries, deputy health minister Reza Malekzadeh said on Wednesday, Mehr reported.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari/ Photo by Maryam Kamyab, Tehran Times 2018-04-07 19:50

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    ‘Iranian traditional medicine should go international’

    TEHRAN — It is of greatest importance for the Iranian traditional medicine to go international, Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari, an Iranian-Islamic traditional medicine (Persian Medicine) researcher, has said.

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/09/20

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari

    Everything has a temperament: Colors, seasons, day and night

    Part 2

    TEHRAN — As formerly discussed, beside human beings everything in the universe namely animals, plants and inanimate objects, seasons, climatic conditions, age, or gender have a temperament (Mizaj).

  • Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari 2017/09/06

    By Seyed Mahdi Mirghazanfari

    Everything has a temperament

    Part 1

    Everything in this world including animals, plants and inanimate objects, seasons, climatic conditions, age, or gender have a temperament (Mizaj). It means that everything can be described regarding its warmness or humidity.

  • Phenylketonuria 2017-04-20 11:16

    Phenylketonuria patients to receive online care

    TEHRAN — A newly developed system called “Hami” (literary meaning supporter) has been designed to provide patients suffering from phenylketonuria (PKU) with online care and provision.

  • mohammad-baqer larijani 2016-12-07 18:21

    Iran planning to become medical sciences powerhouse

    TEHRAN — Iran is planning to be turned into a powerhouse in the global medicine industry, deputy health minister Mohammad-Baqer Larijani said on Wednesday.

  • Iraj harirchi 2016-11-08 18:02

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Tapping export markets can balance Iran’s pharmaceutical industry: health official

    TEHRAN — Finding new overseas markets can create a balance between exports and imports of pharmaceuticals and medical equipment, the deputy health minister, Iraj Harirchi, said on Monday.

  • 12 MQ-1.jpg 2016-10-28 17:48

    Iran unveils 4 biotechnology medicines, stemming $600m outflow

    TEHRAN — An Iranian pharmaceutical company has unveiled four domestically produced biotechnology medicines, leading to $600 million decrease in flow of money out of the country annually.