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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.
WASHINGTON - Hürriyet Daily News
Scientists have unravelled the inner workings of melatonin, also known as the “sleep hormone,” making a major breakthrough for the development of new and promising treatments for insomnia, according to the Journal of Neuroscience (ANI).
ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News
Turkey is currently being influenced by a controversial diet developed by Turkish Cardiology Association President Canan Efendigil Karatay.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
U.S. researchers said Monday they have discovered how to keep tumor cells alive in the lab, generating buzz in the scientific community...
SAN DIEGO - Reuters
A single treatment with gene therapy, an experimental technique for fixing faulty genes, has been shown to boost output of a vital blood clotting factor...
LONDON - Reuters
One in five workers suffer from a mental illness such as depression or anxiety and these conditions increasingly affect...
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ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Members from the Dec. 1 Young Initiative Platform, which is supported by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), united in Ankara for World AIDS Day yesterday.
Early results from a pivotal trial of an experimental leukemia drug ponatinib show it is effective in nearly half of patients who had stopped responding to currently available drugs.
President Barack Obama and his immediate predecessors, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, will join anti-AIDS advocates Thursday in a panel discussion to observe World AIDS Day.
NEW YORK - Reuters
According to a new look at past antidepressant trials, up to a fifth of patients on Cymbalta and similar medications may actually do worse than those given drug-free placebo pills.
SAN FRANCISCO - Agence France-Presse
US surgeons on Tuesday successfully separated conjoined two-year-old girls born in the Philippines, the California hospital where the operation took place announced.
Women who want to reduce their risk of breast cancer may have heard they should avoid exposure to industrial chemicals but scientific evidence has so far not proven a direct link, said a US group on Dec. 7.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Britain should introduce a ban on all smoking in cars to protect people from second-hand smoke, a leading doctors' union said Wednesday.