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Why is kidney disease screening important and which patients are considered at risk?
kidney disease can strike people at any stage of life, from childhood, adulthood to senior years. Those with early-stage kidney disease do not tend to have any symptoms, which often leads to patients failing to receive crucial treatment in a timely manner. Kidney screening therefore takes on huge importance.
Posted by Bumrungrad International
June 10, 2021
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Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccination l  Bumrungrad International Hospital Sukhumvit Soi 3
Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccination l Bumrungrad International Hospital Sukhumvit Soi 3
Posted by Bumrungrad International
May 31, 2021
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Stay Healthy Doctor Talk "Obesity and bariatric endoscopy: A new horizon of weight management"
In this episode of Stay Healthy Doctor Talk, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tossapol Kerdsirichairat, one of the leading gastroenterologists, discusses a new and efficient way to deal with morbid obesity.
Posted by Bumrungrad International
May 24, 2021
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Why COVID-19 is more dangerous in patients with obesity, even if they’re young
The evidence is clear that obesity is a risk factor for severe COVID-19 disease and death.
Posted by Bumrungrad International
May 17, 2021
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Understanding Pharmacogenomics
Pharmacogenomics studies how your genes affect your response to drugs. In some cases, your genes can determine whether you might have adverse effects to a drug, or could tell whether this drug is effective for you. It is a very rapidly expanding part of precision medicine, which aims to customize health care, with decisions and treatments tailored to each individual in every way possible.
Posted by Bumrungrad International
May 05, 2021
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The Magic Bullets: Fight Various Types of Cancers with Immunotherapy
It would not be an overstatement to say past decade has been the grand opening of immunotherapy. Ever since it arrived, this novel treatment method ushered in a huge mortality rate decline for many cancers. Aside from the effectiveness in its core feature--killing cancer--its steady rise in popularity can also be attributed to low side effects. Instead of using the blunt-foreign-object approach to deal with cancer, immunotherapy stimulates the immune system into ridding the body of cancer by itself. The therapy is available for breast cancer, liver cancer, lung cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, and more.
Posted by Bumrungrad International
April 30, 2021
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