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The world’s first malaria vaccine got a green light on July 24 from European drugs regulators who recommended it should be licensed for use in babies in Africa at risk of the mosquito-borne disease
Meltem Özgenç - ANKARA
The imams will be given material to be used during the education, including information on the reproductive organs of men and women and birth control methods
The Turkish Health Ministry banned the sale of cancer drugs in pharmacies as of July 1
Turkey’s Health Ministry has asked primary care physicians to provide the personal identity information of their psychiatric patients, in a move described by the Turkish Medical Association (TTB) as a “scandal.”
MOBILE, Alabama - The Associated Press
The University of South Alabama Children's & Women's Hospital said in a statement on its Facebook account that the condition affects fewer than 40 other people around the world.
ADIYAMAN – Anadolu Agency
A village in southeastern Turkey has been declared quarantine for six months over suspicion of rabies.
CAIRO - Reuters
A team from a Spanish university has discovered what Egyptian authorities are calling the world’s oldest evidence of breast cancer in the 4,200-year-old skeleton of an adult woman.
GENEVA – Agence France-Presse
A U.N.-sponsored independent report by experts denounced May 11 the World Health Organization’s (WHO) slow response to the Ebola crisis
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
The latest in a string of candidate vaccines against the deadly Ebola virus was proven safe in an early trial in healthy adults in China, its developers said Wednesday.
Mesude Erşan - ISTANBUL
Turkey will be caught in a “chronic disease storm” over the next 20 years, Professor Gökhan Hotamışlıgil, a world renowned geneticist, has warned
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
The first large-scale trial of an Ebola vaccine will begin in Guinea at the weekend, the World Health Organization said March 5, weeks after a similar test kicked off in neighbouring Liberia
UNITED NATIONS, United States - Agence France-Presse
Norway ranks as the world's best place to be a mother, well ahead of the United States which dropped to the 33rd spot in the annual scorecard released by Save the Children on May 4
TOKYO - Agence France-Presse
The world's oldest person Misao Okawa, a mother of three, grandmother of four and great-grandmother of six, turned 117 on Thursday in western Japan
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