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Former health minister warns that drug prices in Iran can double

April 30, 2013

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Former Health Minister of Iran, Mrs.Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi has warned that the prices for medicine drugs in the country can double, ISNA reported. Dastjerdi was dismissed by President Ahmadinejad in December 2012, because of her harsh critics on the Central Bank. She criticized the Central Bank because its avoidance to supply importers of medical equipments […]

Iran experiences shortages with anti-hemophilia drugs, has high rate of kidney-related disorders

December 1, 2012

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Iran is experiencing big shortages of drugs for treating hemophilia, former CEO of Iran’s Hemophilia treating Association, Ahmed Ghavidel said, ILNA reported. “Because of anti-hemophilia drug shortages in the country, many patients have developed cedtain disabilities,” Ghavidel said, adding that the there is either a limited access to hemophilia-treating medicine, or it isn’t present at […]

Iran to start manufacturing asthma and allergy vaccines for the first time

August 2, 2012

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Iran will soon start manufacturing asthma and allergy vaccines for the first time, general director of Irvac biological manufacturing international company, Bager Shekeri said, IRNA reported. Irvac is the company that will manufacture the vaccines. Shekeri noted that so far necessary test being undertaken regarding vaccines, adding that they will be presented in two months. […]

Life span in Iran increased by 14 years since Islamic Revolution

May 31, 2012

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Life span in Iran has increased by 14 years since the Islamic Revolution, Deputy Minister of Healthcare Hassan Imami Razavi said, Fars reported. Razavi noted that the medium life span in Iran has been growing rapidly, and so far has reached 72,5 years. He said that the Islamic Republic has developed a lot after the […]

U.S. medical professor: Cancer-treating aspirin filled with gas can be manufactured in Iran

March 10, 2012

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The newly developed gas-filled NOSH-aspirin, a cancer treating drug can be manufactured in Iran, Associate Medical Professor and Chemistry Coordinator at the City College of New York Khosrow Kashfi said.

Iranian scientist in U.S. creates gas-filled aspirin for cancer treatment

March 7, 2012

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Associate Medical Professor and Chemistry Coordinator at the City College of New York Khosrow Kashfi developed gas-filled NOSH-aspirin drug, that can dramatically boost usual aspirin’s cancer-fighting ability, New Scientist reported.