Life Style
  • Brain Scans Link Oxytocin to Dad's Bonding
    11:03 - Feb 18 2017

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Fathers given boosts of the hormone oxytocin show increased activity in brain regions associated with reward and empathy when viewing photos of their toddlers, a new study finds.
  • Scientifically-Designed Fasting Diet Lowers Risks for Major Diseases
    11:02 - Feb 18 2017

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Results of a randomized clinical trial shows a periodic, five-day fasting diet designed by a researcher safely reduced the risk factors for heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other age-related diseases.
  • Single High-Fat Meal Can Damage Metabolism
    14:06 - Feb 17 2017

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The global proliferation of overweight and obese people and people with type 2 diabetes is often associated with the consumption of saturated fats.
  • Online Media Use Shows Strong Genetic Influence
    12:54 - Jan 24 2017

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Online media use such as social networking and gaming could be strongly influenced by our genes, according to a new study.
  • Links Between Swearing and Honesty
    12:06 - Jan 18 2017

    TEHRAN (FNA)- It's long been associated with anger and coarseness but profanity can have another, more positive connotation. Psychologists have learned that people who frequently curse are being more honest. Now a team of researchers from the Netherlands, the UK, the USA and Hong Kong report that people who use profanity are less likely to be associated with lying and deception.
  • Can Coffee Perk up Heart Health, Too?
    13:45 - Jan 17 2017

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The caffeine in your morning cup of joe may do more than jolt you awake—it may also help dampen the type of inflammation that's linked to heart disease risk factors, a new study suggests.
  • Study: Eat Hot Peppers for Longer Life
    13:19 - Jan 14 2017

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Consumption of hot red chili peppers is associated with a 13 percent reduction in total mortality, a large prospective study has found.
  • Mediterranean Diet May Have Lasting Effects on Brain Health
    13:19 - Jan 06 2017

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Older people who followed a Mediterranean diet retained more brain volume over a three-year period than those who did not follow the diet as closely, new research shows. But contrary to earlier studies, eating more fish and less meat was not related to changes in the brain.
  • Omega-3 Supplements Can Prevent Childhood Asthma
    14:40 - Dec 30 2016

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Taking certain omega-3 fatty acid supplements during pregnancy can reduce the risk of childhood asthma by almost one third, according to a new study.
  • Using Many Social Media Sites Tied to Depression
    12:47 - Dec 24 2016

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Compared with the total time spent on social media, use of multiple platforms is more strongly associated with depression and anxiety among young adults, researchers have found in a national survey.
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Iran to Sue US for Impacts of Sanctions on Coronavirus Spread

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Vice-President for Legal Affairs Laya Joneydi said on Saturday that her country has filed a complaint against the United States regarding the impacts of sanctions on the fight against coronavirus.
Nearly 2.7 Tons of Illicit Drugs Seized in Two Operations

TEHRAN (FNA)- Police forces of Sistan and Balouchestan province, Southeastern Iran, confiscated 2.246 tons of narcotics in Saravan County, according to the local Police Chief Brigadier General Mohammad Ghanbari.
Zarif to Publish Letters on Triggering DRM

TEHRAN (FNA)- Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that he will release six letters pertaining to the past record of the Dispute Resolution Mechanism (DRM) in JCPOA triggered by Iran.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Deputy Social Welfare Minister Ahmad Meydari and UNICEF Representative in Iran Mandip Obrayan discussed ways to prevent and treat COVID-19 during a virtual meeting.
Iran’s Interpol Chief: Tehran Ready to Cooperate with Seoul to Combat International Crimes

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran is prepared to cooperate with South Korea in the field of police training to boost the fight against international crimes, Iranian Interpol Chief Brigadier General Hadi Shirzad said on Saturday.
Protesters Burn American Flag Outside White House After Trump's July Fourth Address

TEHRAN (FNA)- Far-left protesters burned an American flag near the White House on Saturday, chanting "America was never great", just moments after President Donald Trump finished delivering a speech at the "Salute to America" Independence Day celebration.
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Iraq Condemns US for Missile Test Inside Its Embassy

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iraqi government condemned the United States for testing an air defense missile system inside its embassy in Baghdad.
Algeria Wants France to Apologize for Colonial Past

TEHRAN (FNA)- Algeria is waiting for an apology for France's colonial occupation of the North African country, the country's president stated, expressing hope that President Emmanuel Macron would build on recent conciliatory overtures.
Shooting in US' Mississippi State Leaves 1 Person Killed, 3 Others Injured

TEHRAN (FNA)- A man was shot dead and three other people sustained injuries following a shooting attack at a night club in the Hinds county of the US state of Mississippi in the early hours of Saturday, local sheriff's office announced in a press release on Saturday.
Envoy: US Intelligence, Accusing Russia of Shady Deal with Taliban, Involved in Drug Trade

TEHRAN (FNA)- US intelligence is deeply involved in the Afghan drug trade at the same time as it accuses Russia of conspiring with the Taliban, Special Presidential Envoy on Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov said on Saturday.
Johnson Set to Exclude Huawei Tech from UK’s 5G Network in 'Major' U-Turn

TEHRAN (FNA)- UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to start excluding the use of Huawei technology in the country’s 5G network this year "in a major about-turn", The Telegraph reported.
US States Report Record Surge of New COVID-19 Cases over Fourth of July Weekend

TEHRAN (FNA)- Florida and Texas hit a record number of daily coronavirus cases on Saturday, respectively reporting 11,445 and 8,258 new cases in the last 24 hours, according to figures released by the states’ health departments.
1 of 2 Protesters Hit by Car on Closed Seattle Highway Dies

TEHRAN (FNA)- A car drove onto a closed freeway early Saturday and struck two people in a crowd protesting against police brutality, killing one and critically injuring the other, authorities announced.
Japan Floods Leave Some 20 Dead, More Rains Expected

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