Hong Kong News & Trends-related Health Articles

7 Proven Health Benefits of Massage

Massage can be a great way to improve both your physical and mental health. Yes, it allows you to relax and pamper yourself, but it also brings you various health benefits! Here are some of the top health reasons to enjoy a massage. Massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating your skin,… Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Acupuncturists in Hong Kong

Looking for an Acupuncturist in Hong Kong? Healthy Matters brings you an expert, comprehensive guide, to help you with all the details you need. Methodology: This guide is informative only, doesn’t aim to be exhaustive and is based on our independent research. No practitioner or clinic paid any fees or rendered any service in exchange… Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Psychiatrists in Hong Kong

If you’re looking for a mental health specialist qualified to prescribe medication but unsure of your options, here is your expert guide with all the details you need. Read More

News! Free HPV Vaccine for Hong Kong Schoolgirls To Fight Cervical Cancer

The Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the world and cervical cancer is by far the most common HPV-related disease. High-risk strains of HPV are the predominant cause of 70% of cervical cancer cases which has driven some countries to include the preventative HPV vaccine in their immunization programs citing… Read More

The 6 Best Apps to Monitor Air Quality in Hong Kong

According to the World Health Organization, Hong Kong is ranked in the top 20% most polluted cities in the world. Poor air quality has become a serious health hazard to humans and the impact on human health continues to be recognized as the invisible killer. Air pollution causes 24% of stroke deaths, 25% of heart… Read More

5 Effective Ways to Reduce Home Allergens in Hong Kong

Suffering from asthma or allergies? In 2017, one in two people in Hong Kong experienced at least one or more types of allergies and the number of children aged 14 or below suffering from allergies keeps rising. It is mainly due to genetic issues and environmental changes. The Ultimate Guide to Allergies in Hong Kong… Read More

Big News! After Shortage, The HPV Gardasil 9 Vaccine is Back in Hong Kong

After a period of shortage, the HPV Gardasil 9 vaccine is now available in Hong Kong. This shortage was following Merck’s announcement of a temporary shut down in the production due to a cyber attack. For Hong Kong, this forced patients to wait until just now (if not longer) to have access to the vaccine.… Read More

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