Life Style
  • 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.
  • Lifestyle and Gut Bacteria: Lessons from Ötzi
    14:54 - Oct 19 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The evolution of dietary and hygienic habits in Western countries is associated with a decrease in the bacteria that help in digestion. These very bacteria were also found in the Iceman, who lived 5300 years ago, and are still present in non-Westernized populations in various parts of the world. The depletion of the microbiome may be associated with the increased prevalence, in Western countries, of complex conditions like allergies, autoimmune and gastrointestinal diseases, obesity.
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US: Dozens Arrested at NYC Protest Against Alleged Unwanted Hysterectomies at ICE Facility

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COVID-19 Infections on Rise in Gaza

TEHRAN (FNA)- Covid-19 infected cases in the Gaza Strip has jumped over two thousands. The considerable spike comes within two weeks alone. This comes as the impoverished enclave is struggling with Israeli blockade hampering its efforts to cope with the pandemic. [VIDEO]
UAE, Bahrain, Israel Normalization: Rally Supporting Palestine Held in Morocco

TEHRAN (FNA)- Hundreds of demonstrators on Friday voiced their solidarity with the Palestinian people and protested against the normalization agreements between the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Israel. [PHOTOS]
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TEHRAN (FNA)- The number of infections with the novel coronavirus has surpassed 30.7 million worldwide with the deaths approaching 1million and recoveries over 22.3 million. [PHOTOS]
No Peace in Afghanistan With US Occupation

TEHRAN (FNA)- Experience tells us that the intra-Afghan peace talks in Doha will once again go nowhere as the United States and its duped allies continue to occupy Afghanistan.
Iran, OPEC Discuss Mutual Cooperation

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for International and Legal Affairs Mohsen Baharavand and the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Secretary-General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo in a meeting in Vienna on Saturday reviewed bilateral relations in the field of energy.
AEOI Chief: No More Inspections of Iranian Sites Requested by IAEA

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said on Saturday that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has asked for no more inspection of the country’s sites after the two sides agreed on two cases of inspection in August.
16 Arrested as Mounted Police Chase People Protesting Melbourne’s Controversial Lockdown Measures

TEHRAN (FNA)- A protest against controversial lockdown measures in the Australian city of Melbourne descended into chaos on Saturday as police on horseback chased after demonstrators, arresting 16 and fining over 20 others.
Documents Show US Officials Baselessly Linked 'Antifa' to Arson Before Wildfires

TEHRAN (FNA)- In recent days, law enforcement agencies from the FBI to county sheriffs have tried in vain to debunk baseless conspiracy theories blaming “antifa arsonists” for starting the devastating wildfires raging in the Western US.
Trump Hints He Could Fire FBI Director over Antifa Disagreement

TEHRAN (FNA)- US President Donald Trump dropped his strongest hint yet that he could replace his own FBI director in their continued Antifa disagreement.
Protesters March Against COVID-19 Measures in London

TEHRAN (FNA)- COVID-19 sceptics gathered to demonstrate against imposed coronavirus measures in London, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson has stated that the United Kingdom is currently experiencing the start of the COVID-19 pandemic's second wave.
Taiwan Scrambles Warplanes as China Holds Aerial Drills Nearby

TEHRAN (FNA)- Taiwan's air force scrambled its jet fighters for a second consecutive day as numerous Chinese warplanes crossed the sensitive midline of the Taiwan Strait, with Taipei’s officials urging Beijing to "pull back from the edge".
Top Human Rights Lawyer Quits UK Envoy Role over 'Lamentable' Brexit Bill

TEHRAN (FNA)- Amal Clooney, the high-profile human rights lawyer, resigned from her position as the UK’s special envoy on media freedom in protest at the government’s intention to breach international law through the internal market bill.
Pentagon Rewriting Pandemic Playbook After Study Faults COVID-19 Response

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Pentagon is in the early stages of rewriting its pandemic playbook after an internal review found failings in the department's initial response to COVID-19, according to defense officials and documents viewed by POLITICO.
Iranian Leader’s Top Aide: N. Deal No More Creditable

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Supreme Leader’s top advisor for international affairs Ali Akbar Velayati said on Saturday that the nuclear deal has been violated both by the US and Europe and enjoys no creditability anymore.