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The Health Ministry has initiated work to outlaw surrogate motherhood in Turkey and seeks to have the relevant law changed, introducing a jail sentence of between two and five years for those found guilty of the act.
NEW YORK - Reuters
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Women who spend a lot of time exercising or eat a heart-healthy diet appear to reach menopause earlier, according to a Japanese study
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.
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.