Parkinson's disease is a chronic neurological disease which is secondary to decreased level of a substance, namely dopamine, in brain. Resulting from decrease or injury of dopamine-releasing cells of brain secondary to aging, the disease leads to movement disorders and involuntary movements. The disease is usually manifested by tremor in hands and feet, slowness of movement, rigidity and gait instability.
Neurosurgeon Ali Zırh, M.D., from Medical Park Bahçelievler Hospital, answered questions about neurostimulation which achieves complete remission in Parkinson's disease, also known as disorder of elderly subjects and colloquially referred as "shaky stroke":
Parkinson’s disease, the nightmare of elderly subjects, is a chronic neurological disease which is secondary to decreased level of a substance, namely dopamine, in brain. The disease results from decrease or injury of cerebral cells, which secrete dopamine, secondary to aging.
Hematology is a Latin word and it means "blood disease". Hematology is a branch of science which studies particularly disorders such as anemia (anemia), bleeding, leukemia (blood cancer, acute and chronic leukemia), multiple myeloma; and together with these bone marrow, lymphatic system and blood-related diseases.
2. week of March is World Glaucoma Week just like every year. A couple of organizations are being held in order to raise the awareness of the people about glaucoma by expert ophthalmologists and glaucoma associations.
Orthopedic knowledge, which is based on the very essences, consisting of the Greek 'orthodox' orthesis or orthos, and the 'pedia' word meaning child means a very important branch of the body that deals with the muscular and skeletal system of our body. This week's interviewee is a very important doctor who devoted his life to the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology.