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Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Help Heal a Broken Heart
TEHRAN (FNA)- Procedures like angioplasty, stenting and bypass surgery may save lives, but they also cause excessive inflammation and scarring, which ultimately can lead to permanent disability and even death. A new research report appearing in The FASEB Journal, shows that naturally derived compounds from polyunsaturated fatty acids (omega-3s) may reduce the inflammation associated with these procedures to help arteries more fully and completely heal. ( 10:17:15 - 2013/06/01)

Soccer Training Improves Heart Health of Men with Type 2 Diabetes
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study demonstrated that soccer training improves heart function, reduces blood pressure and elevates exercise capacity in patients with type 2 diabetes. ( 14:06:45 - 2013/05/31)

Brain Makes Its Own Version of Valium
TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers found that a naturally occurring protein secreted only in discrete areas of the mammalian brain may act as a Valium-like brake on certain types of epileptic seizures. ( 14:04:05 - 2013/05/31)

Iran to Hold Int'l Forum on Nanotechnology Economy (IFNE2013)
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council is due to organize the International Forum on Nanotechnology Economy (IFNE2013) in Tehran International Permanent Fairground from October 2 to 3, 2013. ( 12:12:29 - 2013/05/30)

Children of Long-Lived Parents Less Likely to Get Cancer
TEHRAN (FNA)- The offspring of parents who live to a ripe old age are more likely to live longer themselves, and less prone to cancer and other common diseases associated with ageing, a study revealed. ( 12:09:59 - 2013/05/30)

Genetic Engineering Alters Mosquitoes' Sense of Smell
TEHRAN (FNA)- In one of the first successful attempts at genetically engineering mosquitoes, researchers altered the way the insects respond to odors, including the smell of humans and the insect repellant DEET. ( 12:08:28 - 2013/05/30)

Registration Starts for Iran's 6th Nanotechnology Festival, Exhibition
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Secretariat of the 6th International Nanotechnology Festival and Exhibition in Iran started its activities on Wednesday. ( 17:39:08 - 2013/05/29)

Changing Gut Bacteria Affects Brain Function
TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers now have the first evidence that bacteria ingested in food can affect brain function in humans. ( 10:29:51 - 2013/05/29)

How Do Plants Grow Toward the Light?
TEHRAN (FNA)- Plants have developed a number of strategies to capture the maximum amount of sunlight through their leaves. ( 10:28:40 - 2013/05/29)

Noninvasive Detection, Diagnosis of Oral Cancer
TEHRAN (FNA)- More effective detection and diagnosis of oral cancer could result from an advance in noninvasive imaging of epithelial tissue by a Texas A&M University researcher. The research is thought to have the potential to change the way doctors initially look for precancerous and cancerous areas in a patient's mouth. ( 10:35:45 - 2013/05/28)

Rats Have Double View of World
TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tubingen, using miniaturised high-speed cameras and high-speed behavioural tracking, discovered that rats move their eyes in opposite directions in both the horizontal and the vertical plane when running around. ( 10:27:36 - 2013/05/28)

Chemicals Widely Found in Plastics, Processed Food Linked to Elevated Blood Pressure
TEHRAN (FNA)- Plastic additives known as phthalates are odorless, colorless and just about everywhere: They turn up in flooring, plastic cups, beach balls, plastic wrap, intravenous tubing and -- according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- the bodies of most Americans. ( 10:09:07 - 2013/05/27)

Honey's Hidden Helper
TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists identified a substance in honey that helps bee bodies fight poisons. ( 10:01:33 - 2013/05/27)

Iran, Thailand, Taiwan Discuss Methods to Evaluate Antibacterial Products
TEHRAN (FNA)- The second videoconference on Nano Symbol which was held in Iran with the representatives of Iran, Thailand, and Taiwan in attendance, discussed the methods to evaluate antibacterial products. ( 11:08:57 - 2013/05/26)

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