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Why Is Blue Good For You

Have you ever been by the ocean and experienced a state of mind so peaceful that you still remember it? Do you sometimes wonder what it is about the seaside that makes you feel refreshed on so many levels? According to research, it is shown that the ocean can be a sanctuary for us, and […]

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Lung Cancer in Hong Kong: From Causes to Treatment

Lung cancer has been the leading cause of cancer deaths in Hong Kong since the HK Cancer Registry opened in 1983. Its high mortality rate is largely due to the fact that most patients do not have visible symptoms at an early stage of the disease. Lung cancer is the second and third most common […]

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Diabetes in Hong Kong: What You Should Know

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases, and millions of people are living with it worldwide. It is also a growing concern in Hong Kong. Indeed it puts a significant burden on the public healthcare system and individual health costs, due to the complications it can cause. Here is your complete guide to […]

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The Complete Guide to Neurologists in Hong Kong

Looking for a neurologist in Hong Kong? Healthy Matters brings you an expert, comprehensive guide with all the details you need.  Methodology: This guide does not aim to be exhaustive. It is informative only and based on our independent research. No practitioner or clinic paid any fees or rendered any service in exchange for inclusion […]

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Lymphoma in Hong Kong: Causes, Symptoms, Screening and Treatment

Lymphoma is a type of blood cancer that originates from lymphocytes. Lymphocytes are a type of white blood cells which circulate in the lymphatic system and fight infections. Lymphoma has become more common in Hong Kong and there are nearly than 1000 new cases each year.  What is Lymphoma? Lymphoma occurs when lymphocytes develop a malignant […]

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Why Women Are More Likely To Die Of Heart Attack

Heart disease, which is often first diagnosed after a heart attack, is the third leading cause of death in Hong Kong, causing 13.6% of female deaths in 2016. Heart attacks are often missed in women as they generally experience symptoms differently than men. We explain how heart attack symptoms are experienced between genders. Heart attacks […]

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