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5 Chinese Medicines to Prevent Hair Loss | TCM Perspective

Last updated on June 17, 2021.

Hair loss is a common issue that concerns many people. Learn more about how to prevent and treat hair loss by Chinese medicine.

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The Complete 2021 Guide to Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Last updated on June 17, 2021.

Covid-19 measures | Overview | Maternity services | Outpatient services | Accident and emergency | Costs | Insurance coverage

Here is your comprehensive, independent guide to Queen Elizabeth Hospital 伊利沙伯醫院 in Hong Kong: maternity, A&E, inpatient services, outpatient services, costs and more. Special COVID-19 Measures Due to the activation of the Emergency Response Level, the Hospital Authority has announced the suspension of visiting arrangements, unless on compassionate grounds. Please note that some new measures […]

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Your Ultimate Guide to Birth Control Pills in Hong Kong

Last updated on June 10, 2021.

What are birth control pills | How do birth control pills work | Guidance | When to take | Side effects | Which is the best | How to get birth control pills | Emergency contraceptive pills

Here is a complete guide to birth control pills: which ones are available in Hong Kong, how they work, when to take them, side effects and where to buy them.

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Interview with Hong Kong Dermatologist John Yu on Sun Exposure and Protection

Last updated on May 5, 2021.

Effects of sunlight exposure | Climate and skin cancer | Adequate protection | Importance of sunscreen | SPF | Advice | Tanning beds and lotions

It’s summertime and what is more fun than spending a day out in the sun? Of course, the most important thing for anyone out basking in the sun is to safely protect their skin. Exposure to sunlight will not only give you a sun-kissed tan, but can also cause wrinkles and spots, and increase the risk […]

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Colonoscopy in Hong Kong: All You Need to Know

Last updated on May 4, 2021.

What is colonoscopy | Patient experience in HK | Procedure | Preparation | Medical risks | Frequency of colonoscopy | Where to go | Inpatient vs. outpatient colonoscopy | Costs | Prevention of colon cancer

Learn the basics and importance of colonoscopy in Hong Kong with Dr. Ernest Li 李恒輝醫生, a private practice Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist based in Hong Kong. Colorectal cancer is the most common cancer in Hong Kong. It afflicts a large portion of the population and is most commonly seen in people aged 50 or above. Colon […]

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Top 9 Male Fertility Myths

Last updated on May 25, 2021.

In Hong Kong, it is estimated that about one in six couples faces difficulty conceiving. As more couples have children later in life, particularly in their late 30s and 40s, many encounter fertility issues. While people think that most fertility problems are unique to women, around 40% of infertility cases are attributed to men. We […]

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