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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.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
A U.S. Senate panel probing bogus diet product ads took celebrity doctor Mehmet Öz to task for touting weight-loss products on his syndicated television show
Pap smear is key in preventing cervical cancer. In Turkey, such topics remain largely taboo, particularly for unmarried women, because it is immediately assumed to imply that they are engaging in premarital sex
ANTALYA – Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s sixth patient who underwent a face transplant in Akdeniz University hospital was removed during the operation largely due to organ failure
SYDNEY - Agence France-Presse
An Australian couple have welcomed the birth of conjoined twins who have separate brains and identical faces but share a body
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
Researchers said June 4 they have found the first direct evidence that the potentially deadly Middle East respiratory virus, or MERS, jumps directly from camels to humans.
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
The World Health Organization said Friday it would hold an emergency meeting next week on the deadly MERS virus, amid concern over the rising number of cases in several countries.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
British pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline has agreed a $350-million deal with Adaptimmune to help develop and sell the biotechnology firm's cancer drugs, the companies said on Monday.
BEIJING – Agence France-Presse
A Chinese man has died from the H5N6 strain of bird flu, in what is believed to be the world's first case of human infection from the virus subtype, state media and experts said.
The Agriculture Ministry has permitted the production and sale of foods that have GMO contaminant
Inebriated and mentally handicapped patients will need guardians to access medical treatment, according to the latest amendments to regulations defining patient rights
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has introduced an innovative range of delicious “Go Healthy” dishes designed to showcase the best of regional seasonal ingredients
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkish people are spending $5 billion a year on weight-loss programs, as the country experiences a sharp rise in obesity.
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