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Doctors in the southern province of Gaziantep have created a new pair of ears, for a patient who was born missing external ears, from his mother’s rib cartilage, in first-of-a-kind reconstruction surgery
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Members from the Dec. 1 Young Initiative Platform, which is supported by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), united in Ankara for World AIDS Day yesterday.
NEW YORK -Reuters
A new analysis of half a million heart attack patients found that people with the warning signs of heart disease - such as high blood pressure and cholesterol - are more likely to survive their hospital stay than those with a cleaner bill of health.
President Barack Obama and his immediate predecessors, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, will join anti-AIDS advocates Thursday in a panel discussion to observe World AIDS Day.
NEW YORK - Reuters
People who have never smoked, but who live in areas with higher air pollution levels, are roughly 20 percent more likely to die from lung cancer than people who live with cleaner air, according to researchers in a new study.
SAN FRANCISCO - Agence France-Presse
US surgeons on Tuesday successfully separated conjoined two-year-old girls born in the Philippines, the California hospital where the operation took place announced.
ANTALYA / RİZE - Doğan News Agency
A recent health plan that suggests closing psychiatric hospitals in Turkey has drawn criticism from psychiatrists, who say that it will lead to problems of homelessness.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Britain should introduce a ban on all smoking in cars to protect people from second-hand smoke, a leading doctors' union said Wednesday.
A study led by Muğla University has claimed that certain kinds of fungi from Anatolia may have a curing effect on lung cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.
Green tea, taken in a capsule or drunk in a cup, may shave a few points off “bad” cholesterol readings, according to a U.S. study involving more than a thousand people.
Women who spend a lot of time exercising or eat a heart-healthy diet appear to reach menopause earlier, according to a Japanese study
Women who have large waistlines before pregnancy may be more likely to have a larger-than-normal newborn than women who are trim around the middle, a new study suggests.
Middle aged women who eat a lot of refined carbs might offset their risk of type 2 diabetes by drinking a moderate amount of alcohol, a new study suggests.