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Stating that the symptoms of MS such as blurred eyes, numbness in the arm or leg, which may come and go, are very important in the diagnosis process, Neurology Specialist Assoc. Prof. Dr. Emin Özcan said that people sometimes do not go to the doctor because their complaints go away and that's why the diagnosis can be delayed. He pointed out that when treatment is started late, these attacks can lead to results that can reach disability. Drawing attention to the temporary symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), especially seen in young adults, Neurology Specialist Assoc. Prof. Dr. Emin Özcan...
According to statistics, about 85 percent of breast cancer in women occurs after the age of 40. However, the more aggressive course of breast cancer seen under the age of 40 increases its importance. According to an analysis study published recently in the Journal of Radiology, it was noted that the death toll from breast cancer in women under the age of 40 increased for the first time since 1987. General Surgery Specialist Prof. Dr. Özcan Gökçe evaluated the study, which surprised the results. The rate of loss of life is decreasing day by day thanks to the ever-...
Surgical advances are undoubtedly one of the most important factors in prolonging human life. However, Anesthesiology and Reanimation Specialist Prof. Dr. Hatice Türe, claimed that if there were no anesthesia specialists and anesthesia, who are the secret heroes of surgery and intensive care, there would be no surgery today, and  "World Anesthesia Day" concerns every person received health care, was operated who finds a cure for his pain, who has went to the intensive care unit one way or another. Saying that the first and basic condition for a person to have an operation is "not...
A new study published in JAMA, one of the most respected international medical journals, showed that the incidence of thyroid cancer has increased by 185% worldwide. Turkey is also included in the study, which includes 195 countries. Another important result of the study is that while death rates due to thyroid cancer are increasing in the world, this rate is decreasing in Turkey. Thyroid cancer was discussed in JAMA, one of the most respected medical journals in the world, published by the American Medical Association. Turkey is included in this study, which was conducted on 195...
Heart diseases, one of the most important causes of loss of life in the modern world, continue to draw attention. Reminding that the World Health Organization (WHO) has set 2025 targets for the world in order to increase public awareness on the subject and reduce the figures, Cardiology Specialist Dr. Çiğdem Koca said that with these goals, it is foreseen to reduce the loss of life due to heart diseases by at least 25 percent. Many institutions around the world continue their efforts to reduce the loss of life related to heart diseases and to raise awareness. Yeditepe University...
Stating that cartilage injuries due to sports activities are treatable via cartilage transplantation from a donor, Orthopedics and Traumatology Specialist Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gökhan Meriç said, "In a study conducted with NBA professional athletes who refrained from sports due to cartilage damage, it was shown that 80 percent of the athletes were able to return to sports life with their pre-injury performance after cartilage transplantation." Pointing out that sports-related injuries are on the rise in our country, due to a recent increase towards sports, Yeditepe University Hospitals...
With the opening of the schools, the process of re-acquiring healthy living habits such as sleep and nutrition, which we have been going beyond the rules for a while, began. Reminding that these habits have important effects on children's healthy living and school success, Exp. Dietitian and Exp. Clinical Psychologist Merve Öz said that while trying to protect the psychology of our children, their eating habits deteriorate. “During the restrictions, children weren't able to move much because they couldn't go to school. Moreover, since they could not leave the house, many of the children...
Obesity Increases Early Puberty

Monday, 27 September 2021

In order for the adolescence period, which is accepted as the transition period from childhood to adulthood, to be healthy, Pediatric Health and Diseases Specialist Dr. Elif Sağsak warned families. Reminding that girls start puberty between the ages of 8 and 13, and boys between the ages of 9 and 14, Dr. Elif Sağsak stated, “The age of puberty has shifted forward, especially in girls with obesity problems. However, in some cases, early puberty may develop due to certain diseases”. Reminding that there will be some psychological, hormonal and physical changes in the body during...
Pointing out that 5 out of every 100 children have kidney stone problems, Pediatric Surgery Specialist Assoc. Prof. Dr. Şafak Karaçay stated that children and babies cannot express their complaints and emphasized that genetic factors and nutrition should be paid attention to. Kidney stone problems, which are considered as an adult disease, are one of the most common problems in children. Yeditepe University Kozyatağı Hospital Pediatric Surgery Specialist Assoc. Prof. Dr. Şafak Karaçay made important statements on the subject. Stating that this problem should...
Providing information regarding the non-surgical genital aesthetic and firming methods, Gynecology and Obstetrics Specialist Dr. Mert Yeşiladalı emphasized the importance of genital treatments stating “As age grows older, the connective tissues and their strength weakens and loosening occurs in the area. Hence, both genital loosening and urinary incontinence may occur. We see this problem in about 50% of women”. Gynecology and Obstetrics Specialist Dr. Mert Yeşiladalı provided information about non-surgical genital aesthetic applications. Noting that...

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