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A ceremony has been held where our heartfelt congratulations have been extended by our Rector Prof. Dr. Canan Aykut Bingöl to our academics who have been awarded with a project support from institutions such as The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, The British Council and Royal Academy of Engineering in 2020, as well as our academics who have been awarded by METU Prof. Dr. Mustafa Parlar Foundation of Training and Research, Sabancı University Center of Excellence in Gender and Women’s Studies, and TÜBA High Achieving Young Scientist Awards. Held digitally due to the...
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bilge Güvenç Tuna, Member of our Department of Biophysics in our Faculty of Medicine, is awarded with 2021 Science Academy Young Scientists Award of “BAGEP”. We would like to extend our congratulations for her success, which made us all proud. Source: https://bilimakademisi.org/bagep-2021-sonuclari-aciklandi/
Stanford University’s “World’s Most Influential Scientist” list has been published. Deputy Head of the Department of Industrial Engineering at Yeditepe University, Prof. Dr. Linet Özdamar is included on the list. We would like to congratulate our esteemed academician and wish her continued success.
Noting that the kidney failure disease, a disease that hardly shows symptoms, is becoming more and more common, Internal Diseases and Nephrology Specialist Prof. Gülçin Kantarcı, MD. said that diabetes and hypertension, which develop depending on the diet, cause kidney failure. “We are the first in the world in the rate of increase in diabetes in our country. Lots of people are overweight at the obese level. This paves the way for kidney disease, diabetes and hypertension. Before reaching the stage of kidney failure, diabetic and hypertensive patients or people with a predisposition to...
Stating that resistant epilepsy is a serious disease, Prof. Dr. Berrin Aktekin underlined that the treatment should be done in specialized centers. She pointed out the importance of correct diagnosis by saying that patients lose time if the diagnosis is not made correctly with standard tests. Experts claim that, after cerebral vascular disease and headaches, epilepsy is the most common disease in Turkey. Drawing attention to the fact that epilepsy, a disease characterized by an abnormality in the electrical activity of the brain, can be cured at a rate of 70 percent, ...
Thyroid diseases can have a negative effect on the eyes, like many organs in the body. Emphasizing that serious eye problems may be encountered that may cause permanent vision loss if not treated, Ophthalmology Specialist and Faculty Member Dr. Yasin Özcan underlined that postoperative eye examination should not be disrupted, especially. Diseases related to the thyroid gland can be accompanied by sweating, palpitations, irritability and hair loss or growth in the eyeballs, damage and inflammation due to compression of the optic nerve, decreased vision, impaired...
Stating that the incidence of colon cancer before the age of 50 has doubled in recent years, General Surgery Specialist Prof. Dr. Cüneyt Kayaalp drew attention to the study of the American Gastroenterology Association. Prof. Dr. Kayaalp stated that according to the study, the screening age was reduced from 50 to 45. A study by the American Gastroenterological Association showed that the screening age for colon cancer dropped from 50 to 45. Yeditepe University Hospital General Surgery Specialist Prof. Dr. Cüneyt Kayaalp gave information about colon cancer and...
Gynecology and Obstetrics Specialist Proffessor Orhan Ünal pointed out that the feeling of discomfort caused by the worry of constant wetness, irritation and smell can also lead to depression. Involuntary urinary incontinence in women can often be seen during physical exertion that causes stress (stress incontinence) such as coughing, sneezing, and sneezing. Yeditepe University Koşuyolu Hospital Gynecology and Obstetrics Specialist Proffessor Orhan Ünal, in the development of this problem; He stated that risk factors such as age, number of births, difficult births,...
Glaucoma, or colloquially known as eye pressure, is one of the eye diseases that progress insidiously. Eye Diseases Specialist Prof. Dr. Belkıs Ilgaz Yalvaç  warned that glaucoma, which can lead to vision loss if left untreated, may increase by 7 times if it occurs in a close family member. Glaucoma, which can cause irreversible vision loss, affects 6 million people worldwide, of whom about 70 million have complete vision loss. In open-angle glaucoma, which is the most common type of glaucoma, the presence of first-degree relatives such as mother, father and siblings...
Thyroid Storm Can Disrupt Life

Tuesday, 09 March 2021

It is known that many diseases occur when vital thyroid hormones work more or less. Pointing out that sometimes the increase in hormone secretions is given to the blood very quickly and in large quantities, the picture of “thyroid storm” may occur, Endocrine Surgery Specialist from Yeditepe University Hospitals Parathyroid Transplantation Clinic. Prof. Dr. Erhan Ayşan said, "Here is the storm inside us, from now on."   Thyroid hormones play a decisive role in all kinds of functions from walking, speaking, digestion, heart rate, blood pressure, pulse, even...

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