I’M FEELING A LITTLE BLUE TODAY…..

‘Feeling depressed’ can cover a wide spectrum of emotions, from the ‘I’m feeling a little blue today’ misery on a cold, grey wet...

Time to drink water on World Water Day

Up to 60 percent of the human adult body is water, and if we are dehydrated for a few days, we might experience...

10 things you should be eating every day

Cayenne pepper As well as other peppers like jalapenos, cayenne peppers produce body heat and increase the heart rate, resulting in the...

Figs a healthy heart fruit

Figs are particularly heart-healthy. High potassium levels combined with low sodium levels help lower blood pressure, and high levels of polyphenol antioxidants help...

The smell of chicken repels mosquitoes, new study shows

Ethiopian scientists have discovered mosquitoes are repulsed by the smell of chicken, raising hopes for the development of a novel way to prevent...

New study says go ‘cold turkey’ when trying to quit smoking

People who quit smoking all at once are more likely to be successful than those who cut down on cigarettes gradually, according to...

Why we should all eat more Apples

Bone Protection French researchers found that a flavanoid called phloridzin that is found only in apples may protect post-menopausal women from osteoporosis and...

Eating chestnuts daily helps keep the heart healthy

Chestnuts, a favourite food on cold winter nights, are notable for their health benefits. Professor Gulay Kocoglu of Cumhuriyet University's (CU) Faculty of Medicine's...

Med-app for foreigners

The Ministry of Health is preparing to introduce a new smartphone app that will enable foreigners visiting Turkey to easily find doctors that speak...

2,000-year-old Roman tombs discovered in central Turkey

  2,000-year-old tombs dating back to ancient Roman civilization have been unearthed in Turkey's central province of Kutahya during construction works of the new municipality...

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