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School Water Fountains Can Help Curb Overweight
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that installing school water fountains, distributing water bottles in classrooms, and teaching the health benefits of water consumption can lower kids' risk for becoming overweight.

Kids at Risk for Injuries from Falling Furniture
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that many kids went to hospital emergency departments for injuries caused by furniture tip-overs, while some of the children died. ( 15:08:30 - 2009/05/12)

Scientists Introduce 3-Drug Regimen to Cut CINV in HEC Receivers
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study showed that a single oral dose or 3-day intravenous plus oral regimen of casopitant mesylate plus dexamethasone and ondansetron significantly reduced CINV events in patients receiving HEC compared with a two-drug regimen of dexamethasone and ondansetron. ( 15:33:34 - 2009/05/11)

One Autistic Child out of Ten May Recover
TEHRAN (FNA)- While many believe autism has no cure, a new study found out of every ten autistic child one can lead a normal life after years of behavioral therapy. ( 12:57:52 - 2009/05/11)

Ascorbic Acid Has No Effect on Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that Ascorbic acid does not have conspicuous therapeutic effects on Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A in children. ( 15:15:32 - 2009/05/10)

Iran Produces First Desferal Pills
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers produced the world's first desferal pills to treat iron overload in patients suffering from thalassemia. ( 12:26:16 - 2009/05/10)

Nano-Delivery Could Help Tackle HIV
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study suggested that nanosized spheres could help to stop HIV infection in future while biomedical engineers have found a way of safely delivering potentially therapeutic RNAs into vaginal cells using nanoparticles. ( 15:17:56 - 2009/05/06)

Maternal Depression Alters Babies Sleep
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a recent study suggested that babies born to depressed mothers face a greater risk of developing sleep problems in the long run. ( 13:19:52 - 2009/05/06)

Follow Path to Managing Blood Pressure
TEHRAN (FNA)- High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart attack, stroke, heart failure and kidney failure. The longer it's left untreated, the more serious its complications can become. ( 15:03:50 - 2009/05/05)

Lithium in Tap Water Lowers Suicide Rate
TEHRAN (FNA)- Drinking water containing considerable amounts of an element known as lithium can help reduce the rate of suicide, a Japanese study said. ( 14:28:23 - 2009/05/05)

Asian Sports Ministers Meeting Kicks Off
TEHRAN (FNA)- The second Asian Sports Ministers Meeting started work in Tehran's Esteqlal Hotel on Tuesday. ( 12:25:29 - 2009/05/05)

Chemotherapy Boosts Survival Rates for Pancreatic Cancer
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study showed that using chemotherapy following surgery reduces the risk of death from operable pancreatic cancer by around 30 per cent. ( 15:04:42 - 2009/05/04)

HIV Positive Iranians Stand at 19,435
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian health officials reported that 19,435 patients suffering from HIV/AIDS were identified in the country before the Persian New Year. ( 14:32:15 - 2009/05/04)

8,000-Year-Old Graves Found in Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian archeologists discovered caves, shelters, stone tools and three graves belonging to villagers of the New Stone Age in western Iran. ( 13:27:06 - 2009/05/04)

Mammographic Density Influenced by Genetic Factors
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that mammographic density in middle age might partly be the result of genetic factors that affect growth and development in early life. ( 15:15:20 - 2009/05/03)

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