Organ systems

Quakes triggered vertigo disorders: Expert

Insomnia, intense anxiety and stress caused by the devastating Feb. 6 earthquakes triggers vertigo, a professor has said, noting that balance problems have increased in 15 percent of the population.

Within the scope of World Vertigo Awareness Week, the International Vestibular Association's information meeting was held at Ankara Sheraton Hotel.

‘114,000 autistic children affected by quakes’

Approximately 114,000 children with autism have been affected by the Feb. 6 earthquakes, an autism early diagnosis and education foundation has stated.

Autistic children are affected four times more than other children by the anxiety, fear, feelings of uncertainty and changes in the living spaces caused by the quakes, said Aylin Sezgin, the head of TOHUM foundation.

Researchers Reveal how Bone Health is Associated with Dementia

According to a study, those with low bone density may be more likely than those with high bone density to get dementia.The findings of the study published in the online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study does not prove that low bone density causes dementia....

Researchers give new hope for Alzheimer’s therapy

Encouraging results have emerged from the multi-year research of a team of scientists at the Demokritos National Center of Scientific Research giving hope of future tools for the better treatment of conditions that affect the central nervous system, such as Alzheimer's disease and malignant brain tumors.

Screen addiction affecting children’s learning habits

Children's fixation on mobile phones and tablets begins before school and the impact on knowledge acquisition and concentration is already being noted by education and child health experts, who note that children lose interest in books, and complain of being bored when they are not "connected."

Autistic pianist strongly applauded at first concert

A 28-year-old pianist, Türkiye's first doctoral student with autism, has received great appreciation at his first concert, with audiences strongly applauding him for his remarkable performance.

Buğra Çankır, also known as the musical genius, was accompanied by the Ankara University Music and Fine Arts Orchestra for his concert in the capital Ankara.