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Brazil is signing an agreement with the University of Texas to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus, the country's health minister said on Feb. 11, adding the goal is for the vaccine to be ready for clinical testing within 12 months
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
British scientists on Monday announced a major step forward in developing a blood test that could predict the onset of Alzheimer's, potentially helping the search for a cure.
The Agriculture Ministry has permitted the production and sale of foods that have GMO contaminant
İzmir - Anadolu Agency
The world’s only protected quarantine station on an island, on Karantina in the western Turkish province of İzmir, is awaiting the attention of the Culture and Tourism Ministry to become a health museum
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has introduced an innovative range of delicious “Go Healthy” dishes designed to showcase the best of regional seasonal ingredients
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.
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.
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