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Be careful with your heart

Posted on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 5:11 pm

Cardiovascular disease is still the leading cause of death in men and women around the world. Often with general signs and symptoms like chest pain or discomfort, irregular heartbeats, extreme fatigue and shortness of breath, one can easily feel the need for a medical check-up. Clearly, early detection of a … Read More

Scoliosis

Posted on Sunday, July 28th, 2013 at 12:00 am

Advanced treatment procedures for scoliosis offered at Asian Hospital. Skoliosis is Greek for obliquity or bending and describes an abnormal curvature of the spine (of at least 10 degrees on the xrays) where there shouldn’t be any. 85% of the time, the cause is unknown but the deformity can be … Read More

Colorectal Cancer

Posted on Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 8:45 am

Did you know that colorectal cancer is one of the most curable forms of cancer when detected early? Colorectal cancer is more common in people over 50, and the risk increases with age. Risk factors include: Polyps – growths inside the colon and rectum that may become cancerous A diet … Read More

Chronic Kidney Disease

Posted on Monday, February 18th, 2013 at 8:45 am

Did you know that diabetes and hypertension are the two most common causes of kidney disease? People with longstanding or chronic kidney disease (CKD) have a high risk of death from stroke or heart attack. They may also develop permanent kidney failure and require dialysis or kidney transplantation to stay … Read More

Lung Cancer

Posted on Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 8:45 am

Did you know that up to 90% of lung cancer cases are caused by smoking? Possible signs of lung cancer are: A cough that doesn’t go away and gets worse over time Constant chest pain Coughing up blood Shortness of breath, wheezing, or hoarseness Repeated problems with pneumonia or bronchitis … Read More

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