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Let’s talk about health EP. 4 : Endoscopic Spine Surgery

What is endoscopic spine surgery? In this episode of "Let’s Talk About Health", Dr. Verapan will share some insight into the latest technology in spine surgery, especially the endoscopic technique.

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Let’s talk about health Ep.3 Robotic surgery: Is it for you?

In the medical field, robots have even been introduced to assist in many surgical procedures. The use of robot-assisted surgery with the assistance of computer technology is being increasingly utilized in hospitals all over the world. With many sources of information, it is complicated to understand and decide whether your physical condition is suitable for robotic-assisted surgery or just a normal procedure.

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Let’s talk about health Ep. 2: A Growing Problem Worldwide?

Obesity is also associated with the leading causes of death worldwide, including diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some types of cancer. Accordingly to WHO, at least 2.8 million patients die each year as a result of being overweight or obese. The Digestive Disease Center of Bumrungrad International Hospital provides solutions to obesity. And Vitallife Scientific Wellness Center, Bumrungrad’s sister company, specializes in lifestyle medicine and takes a holistic view of weight management by looking at diet, activity levels, genetics, biochemistry, and lifestyle habits.

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Let’s talk about health EP.1: Cervical cancer, What we should know

Cervical cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer among biological women and claims the lives of many people worldwide every day. Cervical cancer is a highly preventable type of cancer, and the more you know about it, the better you understand how to prevent this disease or detect it early when it is the most treatable.

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Welcome back to Thailand

After months of lockdown and travel restrictions, we are glad that medical and tourist visa is finally available to enter Thailand. No quarantine option for fully vaccinated travelers is also possible.

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Alzheimer' s Disease and Dementia : Treating with understanding

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most commonly occurring diseases worldwide and most well-known form of dementia, it’s estimated that there are over 55 million people in the world living with dementia.

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Water Vapor Therapy Latest Non-Surgical Treatment for Enlarged Prostate

Enlarged prostate, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is common, and its incidence increases with age. Evidence of BPH is present in over 50 percent of men by age 60. Bumrungrad would like to introduce the latest non-surgical technology that cures enlarged prostate by Water Vapor Therapy. A fast, convenient and safe procedure – the first in Thailand! Dr. Teerapon Amornvesukit, a urologist, answered the concerns related to prostate gland enlargement and shared information about Water Vapor Therapy.

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Thyroid disorder: Can it be dangerous?

Do you know that thyroid hormones affect several metabolic processes in your body? It can affect the nervous, digestive, cardiovascular, gynecological systems, and body temperature regulations. Hypothyroidism is among the most common thyroid issues. It's commonly caused by an autoimmune disorder known as Hashimoto’s Disease, in which the thyroid gland is chronically inflamed and mistakenly attacked by the body’s antibodies. This damages the thyroid gland and leads to a thyroid hormone production deficiency. This session of Stay Healthy Doctor Talk's, Dr. Rachanon Murathanun, a Diplomate of the American Board of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism discussed about the danger of Thyroid Disorder.

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Colorectal Cancer: Are you at Risk?

Colorectal cancer is caused by the uncontrolled growth of cells in the colon or rectum. It may take years to develop, and at the early stage, there may only be an abnormal growth of tissues known as polyps. However, these polyps can then develop into cancer if left untreated or not removed. In some cases, people with colorectal cancer have no abnormal symptoms, so they do not know that they have cancer. That’s why a check-up is important to find the polyps before they turn into cancer, especially if you are at risk. But the question is, ARE YOU AT RISK? Let us find out in this session of Stay Healthy Doctor Talk. Dr. Navara Dusitanond, a specialist for Colorectal & General Surgery, shared his expertise on this topic.

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