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Expats in Thailand leading healthier lives during lockdown

Expats in Thailand are actively taking control of their physical health while they struggle with their mental health 77% of expats in Thailand admit that the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted their mental health Three quarters of expats in Thailand (77%) would rather live in their home country during the coronavirus pandemic The data has been…

Pro-Fit Bangkok

Pro-Fit Bangkok is a freelance personal fitness trainer in Bangkok specializing in clinically based personal training & plant based nutrition coaching. Pro-Fit Bangkok Owner & Head Personal Trainer Dennis Romatz is an Internationally acclaimed professional personal trainer with a University education in Exercise Science, Nutrition and 33 years personal trainer & nutritional coaching experience.

Mandatory Health Insurance for Expats in Thailand with retirement visa from 31 October

Foreigners applying for a Non O-A visa will be required to purchase health insurance from October 31, 2019 according to Thaivisa. Non–Immigrant Visa “O-A” (Long Stay) This type of visa may be issued to applicants aged 50 years and over who wish to stay in Thailand for a period of not exceeding 1 year without the…

PlasmaBlade

Bangkok Hospital

An Innovative New Device That Improves the Treatment of Breast Cancer Pink ribbon is an international symbol for breast cancer awareness. In Thailand, there are several campaigns to increase awareness of this disease. Breast cancer screening can reduce deaths through early detection. With technological advancement, an innovative new surgical device, PEAK PlasmaBlade, offers precise control…

Radiosurgery: New revolution of cancer treatments

Bangkok Hospital

Associate Professor Prasert Lertsanguansinchai Radiation Oncologist Wattanosoth Hospital (Bangkok Cancer Hospital) The results achieved by the latest cancer treatments continue to exceed expectations. Examples include: minimally invasive surgery to remove a piece or entire suspicious tumours; chemotherapy to eliminate reproducing cells; targeted therapies to precisely stop cancer from growing and spreading by targeting at specific…

Staying Sharp

Bumrungrad

5 Simple Rules for Staying Sharp We have learned from many studies that our brain vitality and quality of life are directly impacted by our lifestyle. So, what are some simple ways for keeping the brain synapses firing at optimum capacity? According to the longevity and neurology experts at Bumrungrad, there are a few simple…

Thailand Swedes’ health insurance campaign gains momentum

“Is it the Swedish Government’s intention that its citizens will profit from the Thai government, here in Thailand, while Thai citizens who want to work in Sweden, for example with berries, are required to have health insurance taken in Thailand?” This cannot be the case, believes the new confederation ‘Svenskföreningars samorganisation i Thailand för ja…