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Chili peppers cut risk of developing intestinal cancer

Animal study has indicated that the active ingredient in chili peppers known as capsaicin plays significant role in reducing the risk of developing intestinal tumors. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine found that capsaicin produces chronic activation of a receptor on cells lining the intestines. The occurred phenomenon ultimately triggers a reaction at the tissue ... Read More »

Iran Venezuela friendly set for Oct 14

Venezuela’s national team coach Noel Sanvincente has stated that Iran men’s national soccer team will take on his South American side in a friendly match within the next few months. According to a report published by the Mehr News Agency on Wednesday, Venezuela is going to face Oman on October 10 in the Persian Gulf country, and the South Americans ... Read More »

Karim Benzema signs new Real Madrid contract

France striker Karim Benzema has extended his stay with Real Madrid until June 30, 2019 through a new contract with the European champions. The contract was signed on Wednesday. A statement on the club’s website read, “Real Madrid CF announce the extension of the contract linking Karim Benzema to the club until June 30, 2019, the next five seasons.” Benzema’s ... Read More »

Iran volleyball team arrives in U.S. for 4 friendlies

Iran volleyball team traveled to Los Angeles, California, on early Wednesday to play four friendlies against the U.S. outfit. The Iranian team lost to the U.S. 3-0 in the 2014 FIVB World League, which was held in Florence, Italy in July. Two teams will play four friendly matches in California. On Aug. 9, the two teams will play at the ... Read More »

Botox on the rise among Iranian men

Al-Monitor, When Mohammad Khatami announced his candidacy for president the first time, rumors of the significance looks and clothing had to him, and the supposed time he spent in front of the mirror, were widely spread and harshly criticized by some of his opponents. These were points evidently proven right by Khatami’s obvious attention to personal style, while the rumors ... Read More »

Iranian sisters on their fight to perform

A prominent Iranian musician today told how she uses music as her “resistance” against the strict laws in her home country. Mahsa Vahdat, 40, who performed at Womad festival with her sister Marjan, 37, on Sunday, said she refuses to comply with a law preventing women from singing solo to a mixed-sex audience. [Read Full Article] Read More »

Iranian scientist becomes Googles Security Princess

TEHRAN (ISNA)- “Security Princess” is the actual title Google’s Iranian scientist Parisa Tabriz has on her business cards. Tabriz is one of the more than 250 Google security engineers responsible for protecting our user data and the company’s infrastructure. Tabriz has said that she chose the title before a trip to Japan, because she wanted to one-up the “hired hacker” ... Read More »

Iranian solar car breaks record in US race

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Iranian solar car dubbed Havin-2 broke the record in American Solar Challenge, Circuit of the Americans competition, in Texas, the US. Havin-2, as the only Iranian representative, could pass behind Circuit of the Americans in 4.56 minutes, a record for a solar car. The US Michigan University team came second with 5.5 minutes. The US MIT failed to ... Read More »

Iranian striker Ghoochannejad joins Kuwait SC

Iranian international striker Reza Ghoochannejad has reached an agreement to sign the Kuwaiti professional football club Kuwait Sporting Club on a one-year deal, and awaits a series of physical tests in order to officially complete his move. The 26-year-old Dutch–Iranian footballer, who plays for English football club Charlton Athletic and Iran men’s national soccer team as a forward, joined the ... Read More »

Spains Xavi bids international football goodbye

Midfield star Xavi Hernandez, who is credited with contributing to La Roja’s makeover, has announced his departure from international football. The 34-year-old made the announcement on Tuesday, saying, “I have taken the decision to leave the national team. I am grateful to the federation and the national team coaches for their confidence in me. It has been a fantastic period. ... Read More »