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Almost 100,000 people die earlier than expected in Turkey each year due to smoking-related illnesses, a study by Ankara-based Hacettepe University has revealed
2014 was a year in which the strengths and weaknesses of Turkish design were seen clearly in regard to its tradition and practice, which sometimes shone with brilliant examples and at other times bedevilled people with conditions that challenged the “sanity” of innovators.
President Erdoğan’s proposal to open the way for doctors working at state hospitals to become professors could completely disrupt the academic system
New research has found that more than half of the medical advice from television’s Mehmet Oz is baseless or wrong, the Washington Post has reported. This includes the “miracles” and “revolutionary” breakthroughs he’s been spinning to viewers since the beginning of his celebrity career.
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
A 19-year-old from the southeastern province of Mardin has made headlines in Turkey after being taken to hospital weighing a whopping 250 kilograms.
ŞANLIURFA – Anadolu Agency
The 7-year-old boy was injected with HIV-tainted blood in 2008 in a public hospital.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
A paralysed Bulgarian man can walk again after receiving revolutionary treatment in Poland in a breakthrough hailed by one of the British scientists responsible as "more impressive than a man walking on the moon".
ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency
Health Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu claims that Turkey will, by 2018, be the "only country in the world" with hospitals equipped with the most advanced technological equipment and buildings constructed using the latest technology.
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
The death rate in the Ebola epidemic raging in west Africa has reached around 70 percent, the World Health Organization said
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported Nov. 26.
MADRID - Agence France-Presse
A top US health official urged swift action Thursday to prevent the deadly Ebola virus from becoming the next AIDS epidemic, while a Spanish nurse was at "serious risk" of dying.
The explosion in the world's ageing population presents herculean challenges for health systems, especially in poorer countries, the UN's World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Nov. 6.
There are at least 500,000 schizophrenia patients in Turkey, one of the country’s leading medical associations has announced on World Mental Health Day
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