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Executive Medical Checkup

Executive Medical Checkup

Too many executives fail to seek the quality health care or a medical examination they need and ignore lifestyle factors that pose a risk to their health, such as sedentary habits, stress, and longer work hours.  Don’t be one of them. It makes perfect sense...

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What is Included in an Executive Medical Checkup?

What is Included in an Executive Medical Checkup?

Corporate executives on busy schedules often sacrifice their health in favour of things that would help the company and the people around them. Most executives know in the back of their mind that poor nutrition, working long hours and lack of exercise lead to stress, high...

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Health Checks to Do in Your 40s

Health Checks to Do in Your 40s

Life in the 40s can be a bit of a roller coaster ride in which you’re expected to be at the top of your game, have the foresight of a person much older, while juggling family demands. You probably expect to have the energy of a 17-year-old, and the last thing you think...

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How To Stay Healthy As An Executive

How To Stay Healthy As An Executive

CEOs work long hours, sleep less, travel more and lead a sedentary lifestyle which is good for their bank balance but very bad for their health. Research by the American Mayo Clinic has found that the executive lifestyle also leads to struggles with work-life balance,...

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Longevity: Do Push-ups And a Strong Grip Mean You’ll Live Longer?

Longevity: Do Push-ups And a Strong Grip Mean You’ll Live Longer?

Most people want to live to a ripe old age in good health, but they’re not sure how to go about it. Pushups can help. A study published on the Jama Network(1) this year revealed that men who can do 40 pushups in a session had a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and...

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Lung Cancer Screening

Lung Cancer Screening

Lung Cancer Screening saves lives and MRI appears to be a new, non-invasive and radiation-free alternative to screening instead of CT. Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. Each year, more people die of lung cancer than of...

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Cardiac Risk Assessment with Calcium Score and CT Angiography

Cardiac Risk Assessment with Calcium Score and CT Angiography

This interesting study by Gary Gray et al was published in the British Medical Journal in January 2019. It looked at providing Cardiac Screening Guidelines for Asymptomatic Individuals and Air Crew in particular. Coronary events remain a major cause of sudden...

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Breast Cancer Screening with MRI

Breast Cancer Screening with MRI

Breast Cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Australian women. Early detection and appropriate treatment can significantly improve breast cancer survival. Mammography (Breast X-ray) is currently the standard screening tool for the early detection of breast cancer....

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Pancreatic Cancer Screening with MRI

Pancreatic Cancer Screening with MRI

Pancreatic cancer is the fifth most common cause of cancer death overall. In 2015, 3307 new cases of pancreatic cancer were diagnosed in Australia. The risk of being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer by age 85 is 1 in 54 for Australian men, and 1 in 70 for Australian...

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