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Sudden Death and Genetically Inherited Heart Disease

One of the main factors behind athletes suffering sudden cardiac arrest, can be a condition associated with genetics called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Most athletes with this condition are completely unaware of it, as they think their symptoms must be a result of their intense exercise routine.

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Time for “Tdap booster”, the best protection against the life-threatening diseases “Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis”

If you are 19 years or older, it’s time to think about “Tdap booster shot” that should be received every 10 years throughout your lifetime. For life-long protection against 3 life-threatening diseases “Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis”, only your childhood vaccination is not enough!

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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis, otherwise known as jogger’s heel, causes pain that starts in the heel, but spreads throughout the sole of the foot. It is a common condition among the over 40s and is caused by strain on the foot, such as standing for long periods, obesity, unsuitable footwear, or conditions, such as Achilles tendon injuries, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis or physical conditions, such as being flat-footed, etc.

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Preventive Genomics and Family Check-up Services

The Preventive Genomics & Family Check-up Services Center offers a comprehensive range of services from diagnosis, consultation, disease screening, and risk assessment for inherited diseases to pharmacogenomic testing for drug selection, dose adjustment, and drug allergy prevention.

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Pregnancy Experience at Bumrungrad Hospital

Ms.Shenglan Yao wanted to deliver another child in a safety way for both a baby and herself. She chose Bumrungrad International Hospital and be received an excellent care with satisfied delivery journey with Dr. Somsri Pitukkijronnakorn.

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The pain associated with osteoarthritis of the hip is treatable

Age-related physical deterioration is an unavoidable fact of life and therefore people suffering from hip joint problems are common. While we cannot avoid this process, there are certain things we can do to help delay it. Dr. Charlee Sumettavanich, shares insights into how best to manage and treat osteoarthritis of the hip.

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Cornea Transplant: Let’s talk about health EP.6

Dr. Ngamjit Kasetsuwan, an ophthalmologist, shares insights about the cornea, diseases that can damage it, and the different possible treatments.

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