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Stay Healthy Doctor Talk "The Power of Your Genes: Preventing a Broken Heart"

Dr. Polakit Teelakirikul discusses on how your genes can help you prevent and keep your heart healthy. Dr. Polakit is a cardiologist specializing in genetics.

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Stay Healthy Doctor Talk "Fixing Your Broken Heart Valve"

Dr. Wattanaphol is a cardiologist who specializes on heart valve replacement. On today's episode, he discusses a new and safer way in replacing a heart valve.

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A Time of Treatment, A Gift of Life

“Faith in the in the treatment, steadfastly practicing their faith, good spirits, and plenty of rest; these are the factors that bring the patients mind, body and spirit into balance. This is corroborated by research on the medical benefits of religious faith. For us, Islam is actually a way of life, a set of practical guidelines laid out in scripture.” These are the views that Dr. Surasit Saleh Issarachai, an oncologist and hematologist at Bumrungrad Hospital, has on combining the practicalities of modern medicine with a faith-based attitude.

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Stay Healthy Doctor Talk "Living a normal life with HIV"

Dr. Wadchara Pumpradit is an expert in Sexually Transmitted Infections. He will share facts and tips for living a normal life with HIV.

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Make no bones about it: Sealing the deal with a bone marrow transplant

“I never once felt demoralized or disheartened, because I trusted my doctors. As soon as I was ready, the hospital made things happen very quickly. Even though this was my third bone marrow transplant, I never lost the feeling that I was getting better. I still feel as hopeful as when I first discovered that I had cancer.” Such is the confidence that Thitichaya Phuthannapalawat, a leukemia patient, has in the Horizon Regional Cancer Center.

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This pain in the abdomen: endometriosis can be treated

Endometriosis, which causes pain in the abdomen, can affect women at any age. Treatment depends on the stage and severity of the disease. Endometriosis might also make it more difficult to get pregnant. A healthy immune system can play a role in tackling the condition.

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Painful or absent menstruation: dysmenorrhea and amenorrhea can and – in some cases – have to be treated

Many women suffer from painful menstruation, some even from the absence of their monthly period. Potential complications should be addressed in good time so that affected women can spend these monthly days largely free of pain and associated symptoms and discomfort.

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Wearing your heart on your wrist: How gadgets can guard against heart disease

If you wear a smart watch, chances are that you have heard of its health-monitoring features, but did you know that it could potentially help you uncover a hidden heart disease? With support from our specialist physicians at the Bumrungrad Heart Center, let’s find out how a wearable device might save your life.

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Colonoscopy’s Leading Role in Cancer Prevention & Early Detection

Colon and rectal cancer, together called colorectal cancer, are the third-most prevalent cancer worldwide, and the fourth-leading cause of cancer-related deaths.

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