An overweight region: Steps taken to shrink waistlines

Though the Mediterranean diet, with its heavy use of extra virgin olive oil and wide variety of vegetable-based dishes, is heralded as one of...

Turkish university hospital receives international award for ‘hand hygiene excellence’

Turkish university hospital has been awarded by the International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control (ICPIC) for its contributions and innovative methods on hand...

Winter is coming, so keep your hands clean

Summer is over and as the winter months approach, preserving your health in its best state is even more important. As the season turns...

What does our daily cup of coffee do to the body?

Coffee is a main part everyday life for many. While some drink it to get the day started, some just love the taste and...

Turkey ranks first in number of organ transplantations in Europe

A Turkish professor said on Tuesday that Turkey performs the highest number of organ transplantations in Europe. "Turkey is a country which performs the most...

Any activity that gets you on your feet reduces early death risk, study finds

Any amount of movement that reduces time spent sitting – from washing dishes to taking a slow walk – decreases the risk of premature...

Mineral water: 10 health benefits

Mineral water, an important alternative in relieving thirst and cooling your body during the sweltering summer temperatures, also has many health benefits. Dietitian Sengul Sangu...

10 effective precautions against sweating on sultry days

Sweating is an important physical mechanism that regulates body temperature, but it can turn into a nightmare for many people, especially on hot days...

Turkish health care tourism professionals eye $20B in revenue in upcoming years

A growing center of attraction for health care tourism with its trained human resources, improved services and affordable prices, Turkey aims to raise the...

Plant-based diets tied to lower risk of type 2 diabetes

People who tend to eat mostly plants may be less likely to develop type 2 diabetes, a research review suggests. Researchers examined data from...

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