Could tattoos protect against common infections?

According to multiple studies, there are several indirect cancer risks from tattoos. However having tattoos can strengthen your immune system, helping you...

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...

Eating fish reduces risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Eating fish at least once a week can reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study conducted at Rush University...

Eat for health: Top 10 cancer-fighting foods

One of today's biggest threats, cancer horrifies people. However, it is possible to help protect yourself from and fight against cancer with everyday...

Turkey top spot for eye surgeries with over 40,000 operations a year:

Turkey has ranked as the world’s top country for the number of eye surgeries done annually according to a senior Health Ministry official, as...

Tips for avoiding a bloated belly

Most of the people think that overeating is the main cause of bloating, but the truth is the size really doesn't matter as...

The wonder of bananas

Bananas contain three natural sugars – sucrose, fructose and glucose as well as fiber. We know that bananas give us an instant, sustained...

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...

Bones unearthed in Marmaray excavations to reveal life of people from ancient times

Ancient bones and skulls unearthed during the Marmaray excavations in Istanbul have been examined and significant clues about the physical structures, eating habits and...

So many kinds of tea, so little time

Writer Doris Lessing said that she could not be certain whether she would be alive the next day, but that if...

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