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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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Oct 08 2019

How Testosterone Replacements Protect and Restore Vitality

Testosterone and other hormones decline with age. Fortunately, hormone levels can be restored, giving men the energy and vitality of their younger selves.

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Oct 03 2019

Remember the Acronym: FAST

FAST is an easy-to-remember way to recognize the signs of stroke. Learn more in our infographic.

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Oct 02 2019

A Beautiful Pain: A Patient’s Journey Through Chemotherapy

 “Even though chemotherapy is full of suffering, with its headaches, its nausea, its inability to keep food down, there is one thing that keeps me going; being able to go back to my daughter, and to see my grandson.

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Oct 02 2019

SIBO Explained: What to Know about Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

As research points to a connection between gut bacteria and health, getting tested for SIBO is worth considering for patients with undiagnosed gastrointestinal problems.

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Sep 25 2019

Getting Help for GERD: Why a Doctor Should Diagnose & Treat GERD

Many illnesses are suitable for self-care without needing a doctor’s involvement. Not GERD. Symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease, including two or more heartburn episodes per week, should be checked by a doctor, for the compelling reasons discussed below.

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Sep 19 2019

Depression a treatable condition

Our infographic highlights depression, how to recognize its symptoms and take steps to prevent it.

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Sep 19 2019

A Daughter’s Plea and A Father’s Promise: A Man’s Battle Against Leukemia

“You must get better, Daddy. Promise me! I miss you so bad.” These words are the lifeline of Mr. Ashebir Yimam. He will not break his promise. Together with the Horizon Regional Cancer Center at Bumrungrad International Hospital, Mr. Yimam is ready to fight.

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