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Nutrition during pregnancy is much more important than nutrition in other periods of life when it comes to the a healthy birth process and for the mother to continue her life in a healthy way. Reminding that the only source of nutrition for the baby are the foods consumed by the mother, Yeditepe University Kozyatağı Hospital Dietician and Phytotherapy Specialist Buket Ertaş a Dietician and Phytotherapy Specialist,  pointed out the nutritional mistakes which are commonly made in the said period and gave suggestions on proper nutrition. Pregnancy is...
Although knee arthrosis, known as knee calcification in the society, is known as an elderly disease, it can occur at any age. Expressing that knee arthrosis does not appear suddenly, Orthopedics and Traumatology specialist Prof. Dr. Hasan Bombacı stated that arthrosis has a long development process which lasts 10-15 years and warned that measures should be taken against it at an early age. Arthrosis is a problem that greatly affects daily life and working life, especially in advanced stages. Knee arthrosis, which is considered in the category of diseases due to the body's inability to...
Assoc. Prof. Murat Yücelen: The Russo-Ukranian War has reshuffled the expectations in Tourism. Assoc. Prof. Murat Yücelen, the department head of Tourism Management Department of the Commercial Sciences Faculty of the Yeditepe University has evaluated the tourism-oriented effects of the Russo-Ukranian War which occurred after the 2-year-long pandemic. When it comes to the number of foreign visitors welcomed in Turkey in 2021, Russia took the first place, while Ukraine was the third. The total number of tourists from these two countries equals to a 6,750,000 people which is about a...
The incidence of kidney stones is a problem with varied statistics in variousparts of the world. This incidence in question more common especially in countries with hot climates such as ours. Although this problem, which has serious negative effects on the quality of life of the person is quiet common, it is filled with various misconceptions. Yeditepe University Kozyatağı Hospital Urology Specialist Assoc. Prof. Dr. İlter Alkan stated that the incidence of kidney stones in our country that is located within the kidney stone belt, is approximately 15% and this...
Kidney diseases occur in more than 500 million people throughout the world and in 1 of every 7 people in our country. Nephrology Specialist Prof. Dr. Gülçin Kantarcı, in her statement released for the "World Kidney Day", drew attention to the fact that despite the prevalence of kidney diseases, there is still not enough and accurate information about hereditary kidney diseases, which are very common both in the world and in our country. Hereditary kidney diseases are among the leading causes of chronic kidney diseases, which are known to have a significant socioeconomic impact....
Yeditepe University Women in Business Club has celebrated the International Women Workers’ Day via an online award ceremony. In the ceremony, those who have done successful work in order to achieve gender mainstreaming have received their awards.  Prof. Dr. Sedefhan Oğuz, the Chairwoman Advisor of Yeditepe University laconically said, “Instead of speaking, we need to act”. who spoke during the ceremony. The fourth edition of the "International Women Workers’ Day Award Ceremony" organized by Yeditepe University Women in Business Club, which was established to raise awareness...
A tissue transplant operation from a woman with an overactive parathyroid gland to a mother without parathyroid glands has been completed successfully, a doctor has confirmed. The operation, performed for the first time among first-degree relatives, is expected to enter the medical literature, said Yeditepe University Hospitals Endocrine Surgery Specialist Prof. Dr. Erhan Ayşan, the endocrine surgeon who performed the transplant in a Turkish hospital. Ayşan also stressed that he is proud to realize this first and that the successful result achieved can set a...
Blockchain Will Shape The Future

Thursday, 17 February 2022

Pointing out that blockchain can provide top-level security, verifiability and maximum efficiency, Prof. Dr. A. Arif Ergin stated that it may shape the future in many fields. Prof. Dr. Ergin also pointed that many companies in Turkey, that take their business seriously and want to protect their files and assets, started using blockchain.  Blockchain technology, which all of us started to hear frequently, seems to impact the following decades. Blockchain technology depends on the storage of all processes conducted on a non-centralised computer network to be encrypted and saved on...
Regarding the PRP method, also known as ovarian rejuvenation, Gynecology, Obstetrics and IVF Specialist Prof. Dr. Erkut Attar stated, “Spontaneous pregnancies occur in early menopause cases that we approach with the PRP method. The method provides an opportunity for the patient to conceive with his own egg and preserve his fertility.” Pointing out that PRP, which is used in the treatment of many diseases from hair loss to skin rejuvenation, from pain treatment to orthopedic diseases, also offers innovative solutions in the treatment of infertility, Yeditepe University Hospitals...
Surprise Causes of Hearing Loss

Friday, 21 January 2022

Hearing loss, which can affect everyone of all ages, can occur due to many different reasons such as heredity, aging, and disease. Mild or more severe losses in one or both ears can seriously affect the social life of the person and cause different difficulties. Claiming that various diseases as well as risk factors such as congenital, infections, noise-exposure related, age-related, traumatic and immune-related issues, Yeditepe University Otorhinolaryngology Specialist Assoc. Prof. Dr. H. Deniz Tansuker provided some of the less-known reasons. You can...

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