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A 19-year-old from the southeastern province of Mardin has made headlines in Turkey after being taken to hospital weighing a whopping 250 kilograms.
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
One person commits suicide every 40 seconds, an avoidable tragedy that fails to grab attention because of taboos and stigma, a UN report said
Ann and Özgür have been a couple for the past 23 years, but time is running out as she battles the final stage of ovarian cancer. Doctors provided her with two options: Either continue on with chemotherapy at hospital or spend your last days with your husband and children at home. She picked the second option. Here is her story
ACCRA - Agence France-Presse
Ebola-hit nations met for crisis talks on Thursday as the death toll topped 1,500 and the World Health Organization warned that the number of cases could exceed 20,000 before the outbreak is stemmed.
A panel of medical experts has determined it is ethical to provide experimental treatments to patients infected with the deadly Ebola virus, the World Health Organization said Tuesday as the global death toll topped 1,000.
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Turkey ranks sixth in the world for medical tourism, according to fresh figures
As the world scrambles to stem the rapid spread of the killer Ebola virus, the World Health Organization hosted a meeting on Monday to discuss the ethics of using experimental drugs.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
A total of 172 "suicide tourists" travelled to Switzerland in 2012, double the 2009 number, to die with medical assistance -- a practice prohibited in many countries, a study said Thursday.
Health Minister Müezzinoğlu announced harsher limitations on the consumption of hookah
Two Turkish football star have joined the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which has gone viral since last week
Turkey is considering employing foreign doctors in order to fill vacancies in public hospitals, with Greek professionals being one of their main targets, Health Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu has said
FREETOWN - Agence France-Presse
The UN's health agency said Thursday that the scale of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been vastly underestimated and "extraordinary measures" were needed to contain the disease.
İZMİR - Anadolu Agency
Around 28,500 patients are currently waiting for organ transplants in Turkey, according to data from the Health Ministry.
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