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  1. Down syndrome is not a disease, but a genetic condition.

    We frequently hear that DNA is genetic blueprint of life. Just as a thread wound neatly around a spool, a cell wraps the DNA in the nucleus with a similar mechanism. All traits of a living being are stored in the DNA of its genes. Chromosomes are genetic units created by condensation of DNA, which pass on hereditary characteristics for all life forms. Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes. Read More

  2. Common Cold and Flu

    The common cold and the flu are frequently confused even though they are two different conditions.

    The most important difference between a common cold and the flu is that the former is not accompanied by fever and overall discomfort while the latter is. Flu is also characterized by secondary bacterial infections.  Common cold starts with nasal congestion, nasal flow (runny nose), sore throat and cough. A cold is usually treated symptomatically and clears up within a few days. Read More

  3. Cardiac Risk

    Mortality statistics of the Turkish Statistical Institute reveal that 408,782 people died in Turkey in 2016. Consistent with global statistics, the most common cause of death in Turkey is cardiovascular diseases (approximately 40 percent, 162,876 people). Read More

  4. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    The attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by a short/distractible attention span, mobility and impulsiveness*, and that is usually lifelong (APA 2013). Read More