Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A village in southeastern Turkey has been declared quarantine for six months over suspicion of rabies.
GENEVA – Agence France-Presse
A U.N.-sponsored independent report by experts denounced May 11 the World Health Organization’s (WHO) slow response to the Ebola crisis
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
The latest in a string of candidate vaccines against the deadly Ebola virus was proven safe in an early trial in healthy adults in China, its developers said Wednesday.
Mesude Erşan - ISTANBUL
Turkey will be caught in a “chronic disease storm” over the next 20 years, Professor Gökhan Hotamışlıgil, a world renowned geneticist, has warned
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
The first large-scale trial of an Ebola vaccine will begin in Guinea at the weekend, the World Health Organization said March 5, weeks after a similar test kicked off in neighbouring Liberia
UNITED NATIONS, United States - Agence France-Presse
Norway ranks as the world's best place to be a mother, well ahead of the United States which dropped to the 33rd spot in the annual scorecard released by Save the Children on May 4
TOKYO - Agence France-Presse
The world's oldest person Misao Okawa, a mother of three, grandmother of four and great-grandmother of six, turned 117 on Thursday in western Japan
The Turkish Health Ministry banned the sale of cancer drugs in pharmacies as of July 1
Ebola-hit Sierre Leone and Guinea saw an increase in the last week in unsafe burials that risk spreading the disease, the World Health Organization reported.
MOBILE, Alabama - The Associated Press
The University of South Alabama Children's & Women's Hospital said in a statement on its Facebook account that the condition affects fewer than 40 other people around the world.
The World Health Organization will soon open an office in Turkey after a regulation from the cabinet to that effect was published in the Official Gazette on Feb. 11
CAIRO - Reuters
A team from a Spanish university has discovered what Egyptian authorities are calling the world’s oldest evidence of breast cancer in the 4,200-year-old skeleton of an adult woman.
A report prepared by the Department of Cancer outlining the average life expectancy of cancer patients has stirred debate among the medical community in Turkey.
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