4 April 2022

National Cancer Week

National Cancer Week, which is held every year between 1 and 7 April, was announced in our country to raise public awareness about cancer. Thus, increasing […]
2 April 2022

World Autism Awareness Day

The United Nations General Assembly declared April 2nd as World Autism Awareness Day. People with autism can lead a whole and meaningful life as an integral […]
7 March 2022

World Glaucoma Week

World glaucoma week is held every year in March to raise awareness of “glaucoma” disease in society. This theme aims to raise awareness about the silent […]
28 February 2022

Rare Diseases Day

The last day of February is celebrated worldwide as Rare Disease Day. Today aims to draw attention to the problems of individuals with rare diseases and […]
14 February 2022

International Epilepsy Day

The First Monday of February every year, aims to inform society about epilepsy.  10% of people may have a seizure at some point in their life (Milligan,2021). […]
31 January 2022

Liquid Biopsy

Blood contains many types of biological materials such as circulating cells, platelets, extracellular vesicles, mRNA, miRNA, protein, and cfDNA (Sollott,2017). In the blood of cancer patients, […]
30 December 2021

Tuberculosis Education & Propaganda Week

Tuberculosis ( TB ) is one of the epidemic diseases caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which threatens global public health. Tuberculosis usually affects the lungs but can […]
7 December 2021

COVID19 (SARS-COV-2) Omicron

What do we know about the COVID19 (SARS -COV-2) OMICRON variant? Omicron (B.1.1.529 ), a novel variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS -CoV-2), […]
13 September 2021

Breast Ovarian Cancer (BRCA1 & BRCA2)

Familial Breast Ovarian Cancer Panel  Breast/ovarian cancer is among the most common types of cancer in the world. It’s known that 5-10% of breast cancer cases […]
13 September 2021

Covid-19 Test

General Information Corona viruses are single stranded, positive polarity enveloped RNA viruses. They have rod-like extensions on their surface. Cases of pneumonia of unknown etiology were […]
13 September 2021

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)

What is Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)? SMA is a hereditary motor neuron disease that causes muscle weakness and atrophy. SMA is characterized by progressive degeneration and […]
1 January 2021

Whole Exome Sequencing (WES)

What is the Whole Exome Sequencing (WES) test? There are about 20 thousand genes in DNA. The protein-coding sequences of each gene are called exons. The […]