Asthma affects 330 million individuals worldwide and causes approximately 1000 deaths daily. In Hong Kong more than 330,000 citizens suffer from it. Find out more about this condition.Read More
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In recent years, a resurgence of whooping cough (pertussis) has been observed in countries with high vaccination coverage, such as Australia, Japan, the United States and a number of European countries. Regionally, there have also been significant increases in the number of reported pertussis cases in the Mainland including Guangdong Province. In Hong Kong, there […]Read More
Children going back to school will be an adjustment for everyone. Parenting expert Marie Marchand shares advice and practical tips to make the transition as smooth as possible.Read More
In Hong Kong, chickenpox is the most reported infectious disease every year. Here is everything you need to know about it, reviewed by paediatrician Dr. Eddie Cheung.Read More
Allergic diseases are on the rise all over the world. These include rhinitis, food allergies, drug allergies and eczema. In collaboration with immunology and allergy specialist Dr. Adrian Wu 鄔揚源醫生, Healthy Matters brings you the ultimate guide to common allergies in Hong Kong. What are allergies? Before we go into the allergy landscape in Hong […]Read More
Finding a dentist who fits your budget, needs and expectations can be a difficult task in Hong Kong. Unfortunately dental health is often neglected, but you better say “Aaaaah” before you have no choice but to go. Whether you are looking for extraction (脫牙), implant (植齒), periodontal surgery (牙周病手術) or tooth whitening (牙齒美白), Healthy Matters […]Read More