Lower back pain is one of the most common reasons why people visit their doctor or go to urgent care. Severe low back pain may lead you to think something is seriously wrong with your lumbar spine.
In Malaysia, nasopharyngeal cancer is the fourth most common cancer and nearly three Malaysians are diagnosed with such disease each day. This cancer is the fourth most common cancer among Chinese, which affects men more than women (Ministry of Health, Management of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, 2016). Nose, mouth and throat cancers are more common among men […]
In Malaysia, cervical cancer is the third most common cancer (National Cancer Society Malaysia, 2019). Every year, approximately 2,000 Malaysian women are diagnosed with cervical cancer. The leading cause of cervical cancer is persistent infection with the Human Papillomavirus (HPV). HPV infection is related to 99% of cervical cancer cases. High-risk HPV subtypes alone (HPV-16 […]
CANCER WON’T WAIT Let Our Cancer Specialists Provide You With The Latest Cancer Treatment Options In the unprecedented times of Pandemic, each individual is facing uncertainty and stress. Presence of cancer during these times compounds to concern and frightens patients as many wants to stay away from hospital due to COVID. We from Beacon Hospital, […]
In Malaysia, colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers among men and the second most common among women at a prevalence of 13.2 % as reported by the Malaysian National Cancer Registry. It affects the colon and rectum primarily, causing bleeding, obstruction or perforation. It also will spread to the other parts of […]
A lump on the neck or neck masses can be large and visible, or they can be very small. Most neck lumps aren’t harmful. Most are also benign, or noncancerous. But a neck lump can also be a sign of a serious condition, such as an infection or a cancerous growth. A lump in the […]
As the age-old saying goes, “Health is wealth”. In today’s world where the hustle and bustle of life present more physical and mental stress than desired, all these uproars can negatively affect our health. The long-term consequences of such a routine usually present complications as you grow older. We often assume that when an individual […]
In our busy everyday lives, where we are increasingly putting a lot of demands on our vision, we often forget to look after our eyes. Regardless of your age and physical condition, it is one of the most significant annual health screening we need to undertake. It is important to have regular eye tests because vision problems can be treated most successfully if they are detected early.
As people in the world live longer, the number of people with cataract is anticipated to grow. Cataract is also an important cause of low vision in both developed and developing countries. Cataracts make your visual field appear fuzzy or blurry which may cause inconvenience in your daily life.