Category: health

04 Jun

Tom Thomson

At present, digital technology is constantly changing together with the behavior of consumers who have the need for convenience and speed as well. Pacific Cross Health Insurance PCL also develops products to support your needs and be in reach to everyone. You can view our products at www.pacificcrosshealth.com However, I sincerely hope that you will […]

04 Jun

Stroke Rates on the Rise

Stroke Rates on the Rise Stroke is the second most common cause of death globally, although, paradoxically, the problem tends to receive less attention than many other disease processes from healthcare providers. As the world population ages, the burden due to stroke is likely to increase in regions such as Asia, where an increase in […]

04 Jun

Air Quality Index PM 2.5

Air Quality Index PM 2.5 Chocking air pollution and thick smoke in Bangkok has adversely affected the health of many. Hazardous dust particles known as PM 2.5 have exceeded the safe level around the capital, according to the Department of Pollution Control. PM 2.5 is a mixture of liquid droplets and solid particles that can […]

04 Jun

Is it heartburn, or a heart attack

Chest pain is one of the most worrying reasons to go to seek emergency treatment. While many of these people are having a heart attack, some folks may just have severe heartburn. Often, the pain from a heart attack and a severe heartburn episode is so hard to tell apart that doctors need sophisticated tests to discover what’s going on. […]

04 Jun

Private Hospitals

The government set an April 4, 2019 deadline for all private hospitals, regardless of size, to submit the data or face penalties under the 1999 Prices of Goods and Services Act. According to the Act, those that refuse to supply information to the regulator violate Section 18 and are subject to up to three months […]

23 Jan

Alcohol? What’s the problem?

Is there a fine line between a moderate or social drinker and an alcoholic? How much alcohol is too much? Some theories suggest that alcoholism has nothing to do with the amount people drink. A leading psychiatrist says, “Some people who drink just a little can become addicted, whilst others who drink a lot, are […]

23 Jan

Drugs that may slow down the escalation of prostate cancer by two years

They are probably the most difficult cancer patients to treat – around 150,000 men worldwide every year whose cancer is aggressive enough to defy standard hormonal therapy, though has not yet spread to the point where it can be seen on scans. These patients enter a tense period which can often end too quickly with […]

23 Jan

Are you at risk of having a stroke?

In recent years strokes have become more common among people under 60 years of age. Elderly people, working age adults and even teenagers can be threatened by strokes depending upon a range of factors. Types of strokes include Embolic strokes that occur when blood clots form, possibly in the heart or elsewhere, travel in the […]

23 Jan

Watch your step…The danger of falling as you get older

Anyone can have a fall, but older people are more vulnerable and likely to fall. Falls are a common cause of injury. If you have a fall, it’s important to keep calm. If you’re not hurt and you feel strong enough to get up, don’t get up quickly. If you’re hurt or unable to get […]

21 Nov

Drugs that may slow down the escalation of prostate cancer by two years

They are probably the most difficult cancer patients to treat – around 150,000 men worldwide every year whose cancer is aggressive enough to defy standard hormonal therapy, though has not yet spread to the point where it can be seen on scans. These patients enter a tense period which can often end too quickly with […]