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Physicians for Human Rights and 20 Countries Demand Iran Release AIDS Doctors

A Nobel Peace Prize laureate organization and a coalition of health and human rights activists held simultaneous events in New York, Washington, DC, and 20 countries on Tuesday to call for the release of two Iranian physicians imprisoned since June. New York, NY (PRWEB)...

amfAR Urges Iran to Release Missing HIV/AIDS Doctors

CEO of amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, calls the reported detention of two Iranian doctors known for their pioneering work on HIV/AIDS "extremely troubling." NEW YORK, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kevin Robert Frost, CEO of amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, expressed dee...

Cato Study Finds Iran a Surprising Model for Kidney Markets

Iran's compensation program completely eliminates kidney shortage WASHINGTON, March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States suffers from an acute shortage of kidneys for transplant, with 73,000 people waiting for deceased donors to make organs available. Allowing compensation for d...

3,600 Dead in Iran Due to Air Pollution, in One Month

Tehran - Air pollution has allegedly been the cause of 3,600 deaths in a month, in one of the world’s most polluted cities, Tehran, //which has led city officials to label it as a 'collective suicide.' Air pollution is serious in Tehran, due to the availability of inexpensive fuel that has le...

Russia warns against travel to Turkey, Iran closes border

Russians should avoid travelling to Turkey after seven confirmed cases of bird flu, the chief state epidemiologist Gennady Onishchenko said on Sunday // . Turkey is the sixth country where the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus has jumped from poultry to people, the first human infections outside east...

Moderate Quake Injures 35 in Iran

Earthquake in Tehran,Iran, has injured at least 35 people who need medical treatment. Several bulidings were destroyed when a moderate// quake measuring 4.8 on Richter scale hit Iran's Lorestan province Wednesday. The epicentre of the quake, which occurred at 2 a.m., was at Daroud city in w...

First-Person Stories Gathered on Web Shape New Nonfiction TV Series from Veteran Producers

...s been engaged to direct the prototype. Weiss commented, "As we've seen in just the last few weeks, with events ranging from the protests in iran to the death of Michael Jackson, the Internet has become a vital force for sharing information and connecting people. "Stories" will both re...

Iran Blocks Access to the Chopra Center's Web Site, Podcasts, and Blogs

...aid Chopra Center co-founder David Simon, M.D. "The Chopra Center supports all people seeking freedom of speech and the end of oppression in iran and everywhere else in the world. It's only a matter of time until the collective conscious of the Iranian people opens the hearts and minds of the cu...

Saberi Release Highlights Case of Imprisoned Iranian AIDS Doctors

...ssionals for working in the US. "Just as iran conflated freedom of the press with espionage in the trial of Saberi, iran has equated public health diplomacy with treason i... petition calling for their release. It's time for iran to stand up and protect freedom of science--and th...

Genetic Finding May Lead to Male Contraceptive

...versity of Iowa, said in a university news release. He and his colleagues discovered the gene mutations while analyzing the genetics of families in iran -- where there are relatively high rates of disease-causing gene mutations -- to identify the genetic causes of deafness. During their study, the r...

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Iran in Medical Technology

Interview of the Vice President

...? Q Well, a lot of people are saying, well, look iran was not the threat that you said it was, or it isn...reality is that if you go back to a few years ago, iran had two programs. They had one program to enrich u..., by political opposition figures inside Iran. And iran at that point acknowledged, yes, they do have an e...
Iran in Medical Dictionary

Yew

...totaxus sp.) Plum- yew (Cephalotaxus ... Taxus baccata is a conifer native to western, central and southern Europe, northwest Africa, northern iran and southwest Asia. It is the tree originally known as yew , though with other related trees becoming known, it may be... (Click to enlarge) yew...
Iran in Biological News

Preventing rangeland erosion: Developing better management practices in Iran

Madison, WI, February 9, 2009 -- The rangelands of Iran have one of the world's longest history of agriculture development, with a deep tradition of technological developments and knowledge of the soil that has produced centuries of fertile crops. Currently, however, new pressures to feed an incre...

Gene discovery could lead to male contraceptive

...rsity of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences in Tehran, Iran, discovered the male infertility gene while studying the genetics of families from iran -- a population that has relatively high rates of disease-causing gene mutations. Although the team's research with these Iranian families focuses ...

Information warfare in the 21st century: Ideas are sometimes stronger than bombs

...attack, and should continue even when military warring has ended. Thus concludes a new study by Dr. Yaniv Levyatan of the Ezri Center for the Study of iran and the Gulf at the University of Haifa, which was published in the National Security College's Bitachon Leumi journal. According to Dr. Levyatan...

Urea tanks on diesel trucks -- that's the law in the United States starting in 2010

... through volatization and to groundwater through leaching. "New urea plants are also being built. For example, two large urea plants are opening in iran and one each in Egypt, Nigeria, Oman, and Russia." IFDC's Amit Roy says, "Most basic fertilizer products used todayincluding major improvements of ...

H. Pylori bacteria may help prevent some esophageal cancers

... roles in reducing diarrheal diseases and asthma, Kamangar said. For the study, Kamangar and co-author Farhad Islami of the University of Tehran in iran analyzed results from 19 published studies examining the associations of H. pylori with esophageal adenocarcinoma and esophageal squamous cell carcino...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac

...R IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fungus fights air pollution by removing sulfur from crude oil Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research Researchers in iran are publishing what they describe as the first study on a fungus that can remove sulfur a major source of air pollution from crude oil more effectiv...

October 2008 GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

...n previously measured using global positioning system (GPS) satellites. The data show the South Caspian is moving west relative to Eurasia and Central iran and is therefore an example of extrusion tectonics, whereby tectonic plates move laterally to accommodate a colliding plate. Hollingsworth et al. iden...

New book tutors future presidents and public on science behind the headlines

... Berkeley -- In the event of a standoff between the United States and iran over uranium enrichment, would Barack Obama, if elected president, know enough about the physics of nuclear weapons to assess the threat? In leadin...

Climate change may boost Middle East rainfall

... land encompassing parts of Turkey, Syria, northern Iraq, and north-eastern iran and the strategically important headwaters of the Tigris and Euphrates rive...d changes in the timing of maximum rainfall would force farmers in northern iran to change cropping strategies and even crop types. The results are to be pu...

CSIRO enlisted to avert global wheat supply crisis

... Plant Industry in Canberra will undertake the CSIRO component of this research in Australia. "Ug99 first occurred in Uganda in 1999, it's now in iran and closing in on Asia," says Dr Lagudah. "Most crops in Asia's major wheat growing areas are vulnerable to Ug99, so if it gets to these areas food...
Iran in Biological Technology

Information warfare in the 21st century: Ideas are sometimes stronger than bombs

...attack, and should continue even when military warring has ended. Thus concludes a new study by Dr. Yaniv Levyatan of the Ezri Center for the Study of iran and the Gulf at the University of Haifa, which was published in the National Security College's Bitachon Leumi journal. According to Dr. Levyatan...

Information warfare in the 21st century: Ideas are sometimes stronger than bombs

...attack, and should continue even when military warring has ended. Thus concludes a new study by Dr. Yaniv Levyatan of the Ezri Center for the Study of iran and the Gulf at the University of Haifa, which was published in the National Security College's Bitachon Leumi journal. According to Dr. Levyatan...

Information warfare in the 21st century: Ideas are sometimes stronger than bombs

...attack, and should continue even when military warring has ended. Thus concludes a new study by Dr. Yaniv Levyatan of the Ezri Center for the Study of iran and the Gulf at the University of Haifa, which was published in the National Security College's Bitachon Leumi journal. According to Dr. Levyatan...

Boston Scientific Announces Addition to Clinical Sciences Organization

... of the National Disaster Medical System International Medical Surgical Response Team and was deployed to New York City on September 11, 2001 and Bam, iran following a 2003 earthquake. In addition, Dr. Schnitzer represented the MGH in the Center for the Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology, a...

CSL Behring Expands Into Middle East Market with Haemate(R) P

...wing surgery and childbirth, and for undergoing unnecessary hysterectomies. CSL Behring will be the first and only company to bring VWD treatment to iran this year, where the incidence of the condition is reportedly up to 10 times higher than in other areas of the world. "By introducing Haemate P into...

Biotech crops gaining acceptance, but their full promise has yet to be fulfilled

...an crops, such as rice, that are widely consumed in developing countries. About 250 million farmers grow rice and its a staple for 1.3 billion people. iran and China appear closest to commercializing biotech rice, but more innovation is needed to fulfill the promise of feeding the worlds hungry. There ...
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