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Hong Kong-related Health Articles

Stay up to date with trending health topics in Hong Kong. Our HK Health section covers a range of topics that are relevant from innovative health-tech products to current health issues such as a where and when to get your flu shot in Hong Kong.

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Top 9 Male Fertility Myths

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… Read More

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Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy | Risks & Benefits

In Hong Kong, pregnant women are one of the priority groups eligible to receive the influenza vaccination according to The Scientific Committee on Vaccine Preventable Diseases. The Government has introduced free/subsidized flu vaccines for pregnant women to promote vaccination but to also protect pregnant women from the influenza (“the flu”) and its complications. In Hong… Read More

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Your Comprehensive Guide to Hong Kong’s 12 Private Hospitals

If you choose a private hospital in Hong Kong as opposed to a public one, you will likely experience shorter wait times and more choice in terms of treatment and physicians. Furthermore, Hong Kong private hospitals focus on patient comfort and strive for quality of care, often boasting state-of-the-art technology. Lastly, many private hospitals in… Read More

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The Complete Guide to Colonoscopy in Hong Kong

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… Read More

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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 of 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

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The Hong Kong Children’s Hospital 香港兒童醫院 Is Now Open

Here is what you should know about the Hong Kong Children’s Hospital. This is Hong Kong’s brand new children hospital and its opening on the 18 December 2018 marked an important step in Hong Kong’s healthcare development.   Background of the Hong Kong Children’s Hospital The decision to build the Hong Kong Children’s Hospital was made… Read More

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The Complete Guide to Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital 港怡醫院

Looking to visit a private hospital in Hong Kong for shorter wait lines and more personalised options? Here is a comprehensive guide to the Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital 港怡醫院.   What is Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital? The Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital on Hong Kong Island is a new private teaching facility which opened in early… Read More

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The Complete Guide to Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital Limited 香港養和醫院

Looking to visit a private hospital in Hong Kong for shorter wait lines and more personalised options? Here is a comprehensive guide to Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital Limited 香港養和醫院.   What is Hong Kong Sanatorium Hospital? The ‘Hong Kong Sanatorium’ is a well-trusted and established private hospital in Hong Kong, known for its considerate… Read More

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