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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.
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Nearly one in five people in Turkey is obese, according to the results of a 2016 health survey released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) on May 31.
The organs of a 16-year-old child in the northwestern Turkish province of Bursa, who killed his classmate before committing suicide on May 5, will be transplanted to eight different patients in the country
The cheap synthetic drug known as “bonsai” has spread to dangerous levels in Turkey, with around 500,000 people known to be using the drug in the country, daily BirGün reported on May 30.
A three-year-old girl with disabilities, who made it to the headlines on May 4 for being taught how to walk with a home-made mechanism by her father, has been promised to be treated by the Akdeniz University Hospital in the southern province of Antalya.
Turkey’s Health Ministry has sent a letter to the Social Security Institution (SGK), the government’s health insurance scheme, to cover all medical expenses for 114 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) patients in the country, after an 8-month-old baby died due to a lack of financial means, according to daily Habertürk.
An impoverished aluminum worker in the southern province of Antalya has been trying to teach his daughter with disabilities to walk with a makeshift aluminum mechanism worth 150 Turkish Liras, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on May 4
Doctors in the southern province of Gaziantep have created a new pair of ears, for a patient who was born missing external ears, from his mother’s rib cartilage, in first-of-a-kind reconstruction surgery
Turkey is set to become the first country to develop a vaccine for the Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), Turkish Health Minister Recep Akdağ said May 1, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Turkish-American scientist Aziz Sancar, the winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, has advised cancer patients to stay in Turkey and not go to the U.S.
Turkish officials have launched a bird flu investigation in a Central Anatolian town, one day after authorities confirmed an incident in the country’s north, quarantining a village.
The Turkish Health Ministry will extend free medicine to some 300,000 citizens who wish to quit smoking, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Almost two-fifths of Turks who died in 2016 perished due to diseases of the circulatory system, according to a study by the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK).