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Thailand Medical News  Feb 18, 2019
Osteoarthritis  is the most common of the more than 200 forms of arthritis, affecting over 20 per cent of the population. Unfortunately, there are currently no effective treatments or approved drugs for this disabling condition, which causes the joints to become painful and stiff. Some new drugs are in the pipeline, but it will be years before they are tested in clinical trials and ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Feb 03, 2019
Kanika's blood pressure was "through the roof." She had gained a lot weight. A history of heart disease ran deep in her immediate family. When she looks back at herself in 2016, the year she suffered a stroke, she sees a "stubborn old buffalo" in denial about her health. "I had let my blood pressure go uncontrolled and I remained overweight for so long," sa...
Source: American Heart Association  Jan 19, 2019
Flu has so far infected more than 32 million Asians this season, and seasonal fluctuations are making their rounds. If you've been hit by either, you may be thinking about heading to your local pharmacy to relieve your aches, pains and congestion. But before you do, you need to consider how some over-the-counter cold medicines may impact your heart. "People with uncontrolled high ...
Source: American Academy of Neurology  Nov 24, 2018
Eating leafy greens, dark orange and red vegetables and berry fruits, and drinking orange juice may be associated with a lower risk of memory loss over time in men, according to a study published in the November 21, 2018, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "One of the most important factors in this study is that we were able to researc...
Source: Livescience  Nov 12, 2018
Drinking a cup of tea or eating a handful of berries a day may help protect against heart disease, a new study suggests.     The research, presented here Nov. 10 at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions annual meeting, found that daily consumption of small amounts of flavonoids- compounds found in berries, tea, chocolate, wine and many other fruits and plants &...