Tag: medical

  • What Your Pee Might Be Telling You About Your Health
    What Your Pee Might Be Telling You About Your Health

    You may not give much thought to the colour of your urine (or that of your kids) but it can be a helpful indicator of your body’s wellbeing so it pays to know what the colour chart means. By The Nephrology (Kidney) Center, Bumrungrad International Hospital Have you ever stopped to look at the color […]

  • How COVID-19 Is Impacting Pregnancy
    How COVID-19 Is Impacting Pregnancy

    Midwife Emma McNerlin examines the emerging evidence surrounding COVID-19 (SARS-CoV2) and pregnancy and how being pregnant in a pandemic may affect your plan for birth.  By Emma McNerlin   As we welcomed in 2020, little did we know that life as we knew it was about to change. On 5 January, the World Health Organisation […]

  • Understand Your Gynecologic Surgery Options
    Understand Your Gynecologic Surgery Options

    Robotic-assisted surgery offers a new treatment option for women with gynecologic conditions, enabling minimally invasive procedures with higher accuracy.   By Dr. Chantawat Sheanakul   For women considering surgery to treat disorders affecting the female reproductive system, robotic-assisted surgery with the da Vinci system has become an increasingly popular treatment option. Da Vinci’s robotic technology […]

  • Keeping Ears Happy When Traveling
    Keeping Ears Happy When Traveling

    While the face of travel may have changed recently we still need to prepare for getting back on a plane in the not too distant future. Here are a few tips to help with the planning especially when you are travelling with little ones, and especially for that first flight ever with a baby. By […]

  • Asthma in Children: What Concerned Parents Should Know
    Asthma in Children: What Concerned Parents Should Know

    Asthma is the most common chronic disease in children and, in Thailand, exacerbated by air pollution. Dr. Karl explains what asthma is and its triggers, some symptoms to look out for, and how children are diagnosed.   By Dr. Karl Kalavantavanicha   Asthma is the most common chronic disease in children and a growing problem […]

  • Spotting Hearing and Vision Problems in Children
    Spotting Hearing and Vision Problems in Children

    Hearing and vision problems are among the most common health issues for school-age children, and many go undiagnosed or are mistaken for other conditions. The good news is that most hearing and vision conditions are treatable and respond better the earlier they are diagnosed.   By Children’s Center Team, Bumrungrad International Hospital   School-age children […]