Brain tumors can occur in people of all ages, from the very young to very old. Although the exact causes of brain tumors are unknown, genetic factors and inherited disorders are known to play a role in some types of brain tumors. However, it does not mean that all cases of brain tumors come from inherited disorders. Other risk factors include tumors that have spread to the brain from cancers elsewhere in the body.
Posted by Bumrungrad International Hospital
March 05, 2015
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Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) is a clinically successful and cost-effective treatment designed to improve a patient’s quality of life after a full knee replacement. However, patients today have higher expectations from their knee replacement treatments, including relief from pain, straight legs without any unnatural curve, and fully-restored ability to bend the knee and walk. 
Posted by Bumrungrad International Hospital
March 03, 2015
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The northern regions of Thailand are also infamously known for their smoky season, which is a concern for local citizens, expats, and tourists alike.
Posted by Bumrungrad International Hospital
February 26, 2015
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As a cornerstone of Bumrungrad Hospital’s commitment to providing the safest and most efficient patient care, the hospital places great emphasis on the quality of its medical professionals. To help ensure that the high standards set by the hospital are maintained, Bumrungrad established the Bumrungrad Simulation Training Center. Incorporating the very latest medical training technology, the center is used to train nurses on learning specific clinical and team-based skills using high-fidelity simulators.
Posted by Bumrungrad International Hospital
February 24, 2015
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How Can I Pay for Medical Treatment at Thailand’s Bumrungrad International Hospital?
Posted by Bumrungrad International Hospital
February 19, 2015
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a chronic inflammation of the intestines of unknown cause. The two main types of IBD are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, both of which have similar symptom. IBD can cause extreme fatigue and anemia, and if left untreated can lead to life-threatening complications, such as colorectal cancer. 
Posted by Bumrungrad International Hospital
February 18, 2015
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The various joints of the human body are necessary for movement. While they provide flexibility and movement, the joints also need to be stable as well. However, the more mobile a joint is, the less stable it becomes. 
Posted by Bumrungrad International Hospital
February 04, 2015
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Arrhythmia can affect patients at any time even though they take good care of their health. It is also considered a silent threat because, in some cases, doctors cannot detect any irregular heartbeat during an examination. 
Posted by Bumrungrad International Hospital
January 21, 2015
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The habit of consuming junk food today means that many girls eat a less healthy diet than in the past, and this can sometimes result in earlier puberty. Concerned parents often come to me with a whole range of questions: “Will early puberty make my daughter shorter?” and “Will my daughter’s growth stop after she starts menstruation?”
Posted by Bumrungrad International Hospital
January 07, 2015
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The debilitating effects of a stroke usually have a devastating impact on an individual’s quality of life by reducing mobility and making it difficult to perform essential daily activities. In the post-stroke recovery process, medication and rehabilitation play an essential role in restoring the patient’s quality of life to the maximum levels as soon as possible. 
Posted by Bumrungrad International Hospital
December 12, 2014
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