Life Style
  • Growing Fruits, Vegetables in City
    14:23 - Mar 18 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Growing fruit and vegetables in just 10 per cent of a city's gardens and other urban green spaces could provide 15 per cent of the local population with their 'five a day', according to new research.
  • If You're Having Trouble Sleeping, Try Saffron?
    15:42 - Mar 01 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Should you suffer from insomnia, you'll know how tempting it can be to rely on sleep-aid drugs. A new study, however, suggests that insomniacs may have success with a natural supplement, in the form of saffron extract.
  • How Caloric Restriction Works
    10:28 - Mar 01 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- If you want to reduce levels of inflammation throughout your body, delay the onset of age-related diseases, and live longer, eat less food. That's the conclusion of a new study by scientists from the US and China that provides the most detailed report to date of the cellular effects of a calorie-restricted diet in rats. While the benefits of caloric restriction have long been known, the new results show how this restriction can protect against aging in cellular pathways, as detailed in Cell on February 27, 2020.
  • Mediterranean Diet Ingredient May Extend Life
    13:42 - Feb 24 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School discover a potential new way in which diet influences aging-related diseases.
  • Cranberry, Citrus Combo Helps Kill Norovirus in Fresh Produce
    15:27 - Feb 23 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Although fresh produce is usually quite a healthy food choice, there's always a risk that it may be contaminated with norovirus. That said, new research now indicates that a fruit-derived coating helps eliminate such viruses more effectively than ever before.
  • Meta-Study Finds Herbal Weight Loss Remedies Don't Work
    13:44 - Feb 18 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- A new meta-study from a team of Australian researchers has reviewed over 50 placebo-controlled trials from the last 20 years testing the efficacy of herbal medicines for weight loss. The results reveal herbal supplements are largely ineffective in aiding weight loss, and the senior author on the study suggests they are essentially a “waste of money.”
  • Tiny House Designed Around A Family's Needs
    10:05 - Feb 17 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Raising a family can be challenging enough in a large home, let alone a tiny house. Therefore, when commissioned to build a new model for a couple with two young kids, Build Tiny designed the Tiny Tāwharau around the needs of daily family life.
  • Aircraft Training Fuselage Turned into One-of-A-Kind Tiny House
    12:01 - Feb 04 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Tiny House Guys reckons that its recently-completed Aero Tiny is Australia's most unique tiny house – and it may well have a point. The unusual off-grid dwelling is made from an airplane fuselage section that was previously used to train cabin crews and comes complete with a fully-functional airplane door.
  • Unhealthy Yet Pervasive 'Hyper-Palatable' Foods
    12:16 - Nov 12 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- New research offers specific metrics that might qualify foods as hyper-palatable -- and finds most foods consumed in the United States meet these criteria.
  • Run, Even a Little, for a Longer Life
    12:09 - Nov 09 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Any amount of running is linked to a significantly lower risk of death from any cause, finds a pooled analysis of the available evidence, published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
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IRGC’s Ground Force Staging Bio-Defense Drill in Abarkuh, Yazd

TEHRAN (FNA)- Given the necessity to organize the resources in the fight against coronavirus outbreak, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force conducted environmental cleaning operations and biological defense drills in Abarkuh, Central Yazd province of Iran. [PHOTOS]
Mashhad Hosts IRGC Ground Force Biological Defense Drills

TEHRAN (FNA)- Given the necessity to organize the resources in the fight against COVID-19, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) conducted environmental cleaning operations and biological defense drills in Mashhad, Khorassan Razavi province. [VIDEO]
US: Bronx Hospital Healthcare Workers Protest over Critical Equipment Shortages

TEHRAN (FNA)- Bronx nurses and hospital workers demonstrated outside the Jacobi Hospital in New York City over severe equipment shortages and unsafe conditions in their facilities. [VIDEO]
Tehran Firefighters Mobilized to Disinfect Capital with Mechanized Machine

TEHRAN (FNA)- Firefighters in Iran's capital, Tehran, disinfected the city's streets in a new effort with Mechanized Machines to combat the coronavirus outbreak. [PHOTOS]
Empty Astara Beach: Successful Steps in Social Distancing to Fighting against COVID-19

TEHRAN (FNA)- Empty Beach in Northern Iran as the public follow advice to stay at home. The Iranian authorities announced the launch of a one-week social distancing plan amid the coronavirus epidemic across the country. [PHOTOS]
Iranian Armed Forces Disinfecting Public Places in Many Cities against COVID-19

TEHRAN (FNA)- To combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Iranian Army and IRGC Forces are on a round-the-clock mission to disinfect public places of many cities around the country. [VIDEO]
Iran: Tehran's Milad Tower Goes Green for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19

TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran's Milad Tower went green in appreciation for Iranian doctors, nurses and health workers fighting the novel coronavirus outbreak. [VIDEO]
IRGC Volunteer Forces Spray Disinfectant on Tehran's Streets in Fight against Coronavirus

TEHRAN (FNA)- Volunteer forces from the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have been deployed throughout Iran's capital, Tehran, in an attempt to disinfect surfaces and slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus. [PHOTOS]
Coronavirus Would Be a Death Trap for People in Yemen

TEHRAN (FNA)- At a time when Europe and the United States are unable to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, it’s wishful thinking to assume that once the virus arrives in Yemen, the poorest country in the Arab world would be ready.
Iran Takes Wide Strides to Defeat Coronavirus Epidemic

TEHRAN (FNA)- CEO of an Iranian Knowledge-based company informed of manufacturing a thermo-imaging machine, emphasizing that major parts of the machine are produced domestically as Iran continues mobilizing its capacities to indigenize, and mass-produce needed goods and products in area of health, hygiene and treatment of COVID-19 infected patients.
Iranian University Students Urge UNESCO to Help End Sanctions against Iran

TEHRAN (FNA)- A group of Iranian university students in a letter to the Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on Monday urged UNESCO to take timely action to lift the US sanctions against the Iranian people who have suffered a lot due to the spread of the coronavirus and its consequences.
Spokesman Informs of 13,000 Vacant Hospital Beds, Vows to Allocate 75,000 bln Tomans to Protect Production

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiyee said that there are 13,000 vacant hospital beds in the country, while promising to dedicate 75,000 billion Tomans to protect the jobs beset by coronavirus epidemic.
Israeli PM Self-Isolating After Aide Tests Positive for Coronavirus

TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed he will be self-isolating after an aide tested positive for Covid-19.
New York State Surpasses 1,000 Coronavirus Deaths

TEHRAN (FNA)- New York state's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak climbed above 1,000, less than a month after the first known infection in the state, as most of the deaths have come in just the past few days.
Iranian Researchers Make Two Ultraviolet Disinfectant Machines

TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers at Isfahan Industrial University designed and made two new disinfectant machines to contribute to the nationwide combat against COVID-19 epidemic.