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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
People that compulsively search the Internet for information about particular real or imagined symptoms of an illness have become a growing concern among doctors.
Mesude Erşan – ISTANBUL
The number of AIDS patients has been steadily rising in recent years in Turkey, according to statistics recently published by the Health Ministry’s Department of Infectious Diseases.
Mesude Erşan - ANTALYA
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.
A Cuban-developed cancer vaccine that is not licensed in any country other than Argentina is now being tested on 39 cancer patients in five different health centers in Turkey.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
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.
Turkey’s drug problem, which has come under increasing public scrutiny in recent weeks, is largely a result of chaotic urbanization, according to veteran psychiatrist Kültekin Ögel.
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.
The Turkish Food, Agriculture and Livestock Ministry has banned the sale of energy drinks for those under the age of 18, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on June 30.
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.
None of the 100 doctors who scored the highest in the most recent Turkish Medical Specialty Exam (“TUS” in Turkish) have chosen the fields of heart or vascular surgery for their residency training program, prompting experts to issue a warning
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
Mothers of children suffering from cerebral palsy from four Turkish provinces have been securing the money necessary for the treatment of their children by selling traditional food on Facebook.
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.