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Some 387 students who are over the age of 60 have completed their first year at a course dubbed “refreshment program” at Akdeniz University in the Mediterranean province of Antalya.
NEW YORK - Reuters
According to a new look at past antidepressant trials, up to a fifth of patients on Cymbalta and similar medications may actually do worse than those given drug-free placebo pills.
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.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
Women who want to reduce their risk of breast cancer may have heard they should avoid exposure to industrial chemicals but scientific evidence has so far not proven a direct link, said a US group on Dec. 7.
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.
ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News
Turkey is currently being influenced by a controversial diet developed by Turkish Cardiology Association President Canan Efendigil Karatay.
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.
SAN DIEGO - Reuters
A single treatment with gene therapy, an experimental technique for fixing faulty genes, has been shown to boost output of a vital blood clotting factor...
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.
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.
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.