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Nov 15 2019

Radiation Therapy for Cancer: Fear Unfounded

“Radiation therapy is painless, no different from getting an x-ray. The duration of a course varies depending on the patient’s condition. Prostate cancer may require eight weeks, whereas breast cancer might need six weeks, and lung cancer six to seven weeks. Radiation therapy is spread out over a long period to ensure that the patient’s healthy cells are less damaged by the radiation.”

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Nov 05 2019

Helping Hand, Healing Warmth

Afraid of not waking up again after falling asleep. Losing your most precious memories, unable to remember even your loved ones. Battling with a life-threatening illness.

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Nov 05 2019

How to Store Your Medication

Learn the four key elements of safe and proper medication storage with our helpful infographic

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Oct 29 2019

Living with Diabetes: 4 Tips for Successfully Managing Type-2 Diabetes

Being a successful manager of your type-2 diabetes can bring long-term health benefits, prevent serious diabetes complications and reduce the risk of numerous diseases.

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Oct 28 2019

Breast Cancer: End of the Road is Further Away than You Think

Unfortunately, “Cancer” has become such a common word today.  Especially in women, “breast cancer” is the most common cancer globally, to the point that one eighth for women have a chance to face this type of cancer sometimes in their lives.

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Oct 21 2019

Ending by design: a lesson in life and love

“We sincerely wish to empower the patients to live their very best lives in the way that they wish to, even when it seems like there is not much under their control as the end approaches. Together, we can make this a beautiful ending.”

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Oct 15 2019

At Your Convenience: A Health Check-up in the Afternoon

Health check-ups are the best way to detect health issues early and respond to any arising concerns promptly. We all have busy schedules and, unfortunately, we might find it difficult to disrupt our routine.

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Oct 09 2019

Targeted Radiation Therapy: A Technological Leap for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second most common form of cancer in men after lung cancer. Patients often initially seek medical attention for urinary problems. Diagnosis is mainly done with blood samples to determine the presence of PSA, a type of protein.

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Oct 09 2019

Child Obesity Becoming a Growing Problem in Thailand

Without even looking at any statistics, it is plain to see that many youngsters in Thailand are super-sized compared to previous generations. What has become a big problem health-wise is only becoming bigger over time.

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