Hong Kong News & Trends-related Health Articles

Haven’t Received Your Flu Shot Yet? Read This Now

The flu is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes death. On January 28, 2019 a 2-year-old boy was the first child fatality of the Hong Kong winter influenza season. While it is still too early to tell whether the flu season will be more severe this year, it is not too […]

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Hong Kong Carrie Lam’s Health Initiatives For 2019

The Chief Executive’s 2018 Policy Address touches on many healthcare aspects affecting the community of Hong Kong with Carrie Lam stating that healthcare services are livelihood issues of greatest public concern just after housing”. Below is a complete summary of the various health initiatives covered in the recent 2018 Policy Address to the legislative council. […]

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Why Love and Social Connectedness Make You Healthier

It’s February and love is in the air. Between Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year, love is all around us. Love goes beyond the romantic, spine-tingling early days of a new relationship and can be found in the supportive relationships of friends, family and romantic partners. We know it feels good, but what are some […]

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It’s a First on Hong Kong Island! Private Hospital Opens 24-Hour Emergency Services

On December 15, 2017, the Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital announced the opening of its round-the-clock emergency services. This makes the Gleneagles the only private hospital on HK Island to provide emergency care with a team of Emergency Medicine specialists. The only other private hospital providing such services is Union Hospital in Shatin which opened its […]

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8 Health Resolutions for 2018 | For a better, healthier you!

It’s that time of year again when we look toward the future with new resolutions to start on the right foot. Our editorial team has narrowed down 8 resolutions for a better, healthier you. We’ll start with the tough resolutions and quickly crescendo to the real fun! Resolution 1 – Drinking less caffeine and alcohol […]

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Healthtech O2O Summit | Learn About Cutting Edge Technology That Can Improve Your Health

The intersection of health and technology has just begun and it will dramatically change the way we consume healthcare and monitor our health. If you are interested in health technologies, you should definitely register to the February 1st Healthtech O2O Summit. This event, hosted by Nexchange as part of the startmeup.hk Festival, is a unique platform in Hong Kong that connects those transforming […]

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Top 8 Health Trends in Hong Kong for 2018 | Exclusive Market Intel

Healthy Matters announces its predictions for health in Hong Kong. Our editorial team has covered some exciting health trends for 2018 including massive doctor relocation, poop health, fat graft beauty surgery, fatherhood, self-care for woman, and much more! 1 – Expect massive doctor relocation – Takshing House is closing ​​Is your doctor located in Takshing House? Be […]

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Yes, Indulging During The Holidays Can Be Healthy

Tips to avoid over-indulging during the holidays are endless and can often set you up for failure. We asked nutritionist Cristina Tahoces about the unknown nutritional benefits of traditional holiday foods and drinks – so that you celebrate the holidays guilt-free. After all, holiday festivities are meant to celebrate good times with family and friends and […]

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Terry Fox Run Hong Kong and its First Medical Forum

Saturday 4 November 2017 marks the 5th annual Terry Fox Run in Hong Kong. This inspiring run originated in Canada and is held around the world today. This year’s edition will see the First Annual Medical Forum, co-hosted by Healthy Matters. The forum will host two prominent Hong Kong doctors involved in cancer research who will answer questions related to cancer. Both the run […]

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