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Jun 05 2020

The Lowdown on Managing High Blood Pressure

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major issue across the globe, affecting 1.13 billion people worldwide. Impacting this are three risk factors. Firstly, the fact that there are often no symptoms relating to hypertension and secondly, around 20 percent of conditions are not effectively managed. Thirdly, unchecked this can lead to heart disease as well as a wide range of other serious and life-threatening illnesses.

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Jun 01 2020

Patient Navigator: on the frontline of care

“We know that waiting times are a very sensitive issue for patients. If patients are left to wait for long periods of time, they may feel anxious, or that they’re not receiving the appropriate level of care. That’s why dealing with and managing waiting times is one of our top priorities.” These are the words of Panitta Suvannapaph, a patient Navigator officer at the Horizon Regional Cancer Center.

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May 25 2020

TAVI and Aortic Stenosis: What You Should Know

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) — also known as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) — is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that may be an option for people with severe aortic valve stenosis who have been ruled out as a possible candidate for traditional surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) surgery.

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May 21 2020

Chasing Mutation: A Tale from Laboratory

“We put tremendous effort into accurately identifying the cancer mutation as quickly as possible. Getting the right medication to our patients in a timely manner depends on it.

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May 18 2020

ReLEx SMILE Vision Correction Package Price 95,000 THB

ReLEx SMILE is a new, high precision and bladeless surgical technique which uses a method called Refractive Lenticule Extraction, Small Incision Lenticule Extraction.

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May 12 2020

TAVI Offers a Lifeline to Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis

As the graying of the world’s population continues, people are enjoying healthier lives for longer than ever. At the same time, longer lifespans are contributing to higher rates of age-related diseases, including aortic valvular stenosis.

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May 07 2020

The Color of Your Urine Can Be an Indicator of Health Conditions

Have you ever stopped to look at the color of your urine? Checking the color of your urine from time to time could provide you with health information you may never have imagined possible.

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May 05 2020

Cancer Care in the Time of Corona: What to Do and What to Expect Keep Calm and Carry on: Cancer Care Amid COVID-19

According to statistics, as long as we keep our immune system healthy and have no other illnesses, the chances of contracting COVID-19 or having severe symptoms are quite low.

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Apr 30 2020

What should people with diabetes stock up on while practicing social distancing?

People with diabetes are at an increased risk during the COVID-19 pandemic and therefore should pay extra attention to their blood sugar levels. Here are a few tips from our nutritionist on what foods diabetics should eat and what foods they should avoid

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