Dementia & Alzheimer
Earlier intervention offers better options to boost quality of life for patients who have degenerative brain disorders.
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January 18, 2013
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Q & A
According to the World Stroke Organization (WSO), stroke claims a life every six seconds. Stroke prevention starts with reducing risk factors, recognizing the warning signs of stroke, and knowing what to do if a stroke occurs. In this edition of Q&A, Dr. Kessarin Panichpisal, a vascular neurology specialist at Bumrungrad, answers reader questions about this serious health threat.
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January 18, 2013
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Helping Parents & Kids Tackle the Challenges of Epilepsy
Epileptic seizures in children may appear alarming, but they’re not necessarily dangerous. With the proper knowledge, parents can help their kids manage and cope more effectively with the challenges of childhood epilepsy.
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January 18, 2013
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Controlling Hypertension Now May Keep Alzheimer
A recently-completed US study, the results of which were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Neurology , showed a connection between controlling or preventing hypertension and other risk factors earlier in life and limiting the damaging brain changes caused by age-related neurological diseases including Alzheimer's.
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January 18, 2013
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M.D. Focus
Providing the highest standards of patient care requires a hospital-wide commitment and professional expertise. Bumrungrad’s medical staff includes over 1,000 world class doctors of the highest caliber, with outstanding professional credentials and advanced training across the full spectrum of medical sub-specialties.
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January 18, 2013
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Parkinson
As populations continue to age, more families are being touched by Parkinson’s disease. Though the condition remains incurable, earlier detection and expert care are giving patients more effective treatment options and better life quality.
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January 18, 2013
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Pain Relief
Treatments for painful joints are more effective than ever. Before deciding to grin- and-bear-it, get to know what causes painful joints, and discover the treatment advances that are helping patients enjoy a better quality life minus the pain.
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January 18, 2013
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Bone Myths & Truths
Many widely-held beliefs about bone and joint health turn out to be falsehoods or half-truths. Here’s a look at some of the popular myths, and the facts that prove them wrong.
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January 18, 2013
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Q & A
Being able to move freely and enjoy one’s favorite activities is a fundamental part of good life quality. Healthy bones and joints are critical to keep people moving freely. Dr. Siripong Ratanachai, a board certified orthopaedic surgeon at Bumrungrad, answers readers’ questions about bone and joint health.
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January 18, 2013
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Joint Replacement
Today’s advanced generation of joint replacement surgery is helping millions of patients return to active, pain-free living.
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January 18, 2013
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