22 April 2019

Dr Lee Tak-hong

President of the Hong Kong Institute of Allergy
  • People who are allergic to seafood show different symptoms, ranging from mild to life-threatening. Photo: Bloomberg

    Am I allergic to seafood?

    - Sep 9, 2016 5:30pm
    Allergies related to eating shellfish are quite common, accounting for about a third of all food allergy cases. However, people who think they are allergic to fish and shellfish show huge discrepancies in terms of symptoms,...
  • Hong Kong has one allergy specialist for every 1.5 million people in the city, far below the international standard. Photo: HKEJ

    Hong Kong needs more allergy specialists

    - May 27, 2016 5:32pm
    Allergy — a medical condition that causes an exaggerated response in the immune system when a person comes in contact with certain substances — is quite prevalent among young children in Hong Kong. Although most are...

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