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Most Kids Who Take Vitamins Don't Need Them
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study suggest that most of the healthy children and teenagers in the United States who take daily vitamin and mineral supplements probably don't need them, while the kids who would benefit from supplements are least likely to get them.

Iran Satellite to Burst into Flames
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's home-designed telecommunications satellite 'Omid' is drawing closer to the end of its successful 50-day mission into space. ( 16:33:21 - 2009/03/12)

Minister: 8.7% Decrease in Tuberculosis Outbreak in Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- There has been about 8.7% decline in the outbreak of tuberculosis (TB) in the country over the past 30 years, Iranian Health Minister Kamran Baqeri-Lankarani said here on Tuesday. ( 15:37:18 - 2009/03/12)

Blood Type Predicts Pancreatic Cancer Risk
TEHRAN (FNA)- People with A, B, or AB blood types are at higher risk of developing pancreatic cancer compared to type O individuals, findings of a study said. ( 14:51:12 - 2009/03/12)

Older Fathers Have Low-IQ Babies
TEHRAN (FNA)- Children fathered by older men are less intelligent and perform worse in brainpower and neurocognitive tests in their early years. ( 12:59:21 - 2009/03/11)

Daily Recess Linked to Better Classroom Behavior
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study of more than 10,000 third-graders revealed that schoolchildren who have a daily recess break behave better and are likely to learn more. ( 14:01:51 - 2009/03/10)

Rise in Infant Suffocations Renews Bed-Sharing Debate
TEHRAN (FNA)-Findings of a new study revealed that infant deaths blamed on accidental strangulation and suffocation in bed (ASSB) have increased dramatically in the United States, quadrupling since 1984. ( 15:03:42 - 2009/03/09)

Optimistic Women Live Longer, Healthier
TEHRAN (FNA)- Optimistic women who tend to see the glass half full rather than half empty live longer and much healthier, a new study has found. ( 12:37:47 - 2009/03/09)

Respiratory Virus Far More Common than Thought
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study suggest that the highly contagious respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which can cause wheezing and pneumonia in children, is far more common than previously believed. ( 15:03:35 - 2009/03/07)

Drinking Leads to Pancreatic Cancer
TEHRAN (FNA)- Individuals who have two or more alcoholic drinks every day are at a 22% greater risk of suffering from terminal pancreatic cancer. ( 13:31:46 - 2009/03/07)

First-Time Moms at Greater Risk of Psychosis in First Month Post-Childbirth
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that first-time mothers are at the greatest risk for developing postnatal psychosis, a rare but severe condition, in the first month after giving birth. ( 19:58:34 - 2009/03/05)

Too Much TV May Lead to Too Much Fast Food
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study suggest that TV viewing, specially during high school, may have long-term effects on eating choices and contribute to poor eating habits in young adulthood. ( 17:02:38 - 2009/03/04)

Iran Ready to Share Pharmaceutical Knowledge with Islamic States
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran announced preparedness to share its experiences on medicines with all Islamic countries. ( 15:40:31 - 2009/03/04)

Broccoli Extract to Tackle Skin Cancer
TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists hope to use cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli to develop anti-melanoma medication in the form of sunscreen lotion. ( 13:40:56 - 2009/03/04)

Iran-Senegal Health Ministers Sign MoU
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran and Senegal Health Ministers signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on medical cooperation on the sidelines of OIC health ministers meeting. ( 13:27:29 - 2009/03/04)

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