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Colorectal cancer is a disease affecting the colon and rectum in which cells in the either organ grow out of control. Colorectal cancer is also referred to as colon cancer.  The colon is app...

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Brain Metastases and the Link Between Lung, Breast & Colorectal Cancers: Be Aware of Your Risks

Brain metastases are caused by tumor cells from cancer somewhere else in the body spreading through the blood and then to the brain. Lung cancer is one of the cancers most likely to spread to the brai...

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12 Good Brain Exercises for Stroke Recovery

Having a stroke can change your life. However, it is possible to regain the life you had before. Here are 12 brain exercises for stroke recovery. 

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Understanding Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behaviour, sensations and sometimes loss of awareness.

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Functional Foods

The term ‘functional foods’ encompass foods that have a potentially beneficial effect on health beyond basic nutrition. Proponents of functional foods claim that these foods promote optima...

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Diabesity: The New Epidemic

Diabesity is the term for diabetes occurring in the context of obesity which is a newly evolving epidemic.

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Deep Inspiration Breath Hold Radiation Therapy (DIBH)

Deep Inspiration Breath Hold (DIBH) radiation therapy greatly reduces the potential of heart and lungs damage in the treatment of breast and lung cancers, simply by two additional procedures – i...

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Body Composition Analysis (BCA)

Body composition is a method of breaking down the body into its core components: fat, protein, minerals, and body water. It describes bodyweight more accurately and provides a better glimpse into your...

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Diabesity and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): The Connection

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, commonly occurs in people with diabetes. A study from 2015 looked at the rates of GERD in people with diabetes. In that study, 42% of the participan...

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Dealing With Fevers In Children

Having a child come down with a fever can be an alarming thing for parents, especially first-time mums and dads. In this article, Dr. Khamini Ramanujam, our resident consultant Paediatrician shar...

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Happy Hypoxia

Hypoxemia is defined as “a decrease in the partial pressure of oxygen in the blood.” As blood oxygen levels begin to reduce, a person may experience shortness of breath, also called dyspne...

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Nutrition For COVID-19 Recovery

During illness and when recovering from COVID-19, some may experience loss of appetite and reduced food intake. If intake is insufficient, our body uses its stores of energy, protein, vitamins, a...

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Spinal Conditions

The spine, or backbone, is the body's central support structure. It connects different parts of the musculoskeletal system. The spine aids in various movements such as sitting, standing, walking,...

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Psychology Counseling and Psychotherapy: What You Should Know

It is well understood that mental health is equally as important as physical health, thus seeking for professional help is of the utmost importance for mental well-being and to function bett...

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Spinal Stenosis: An Overview

Spinal stenosis is the narrowing of the spinal canal (spaces within the spine) that may exert pressure on the nerves along the spine. Spinal stenosis occurs most often in the lower back and the neck.

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