Date
13 December 2017

stay fit

  • Osteoporosis: How to fight this invisible killer

    Dec 8, 2017 5:31pm
    Miss Lee, 65, has been leading a wholesome lifestyle. What she did not plan for was the slippery floor in the wet market which got her hospitalized and diagnosed with a right hip fracture. She was...
  • What is cervicogenic headache?

    Dec 1, 2017 5:30pm
    Headache is a very common illness. The symptoms are similar but the causes vary. A 50-year-old female patient who suffers from a headache whenever she reads or uses the computer needs to carry painkillers with her...
  • Acute stroke treatment

    - Dec 1, 2017 3:31pm
    Stroke is an irreversible impairment of the brain caused by obstruction of blood supply. It can happen without warning and the patient’s condition can deteriorate in a short period of time. It can also cause permanent...
  • How to prevent leg cramps

    - Nov 24, 2017 4:03pm
    Many people have experienced leg cramps once in a while but not all of them know how to prevent it from happening. Here are some quick tips. Start your workout with warm-up and stretching exercises, and...
  • Relationships for rent

    - Nov 24, 2017 11:56am
    Believe it or not, there’s a new kind of agency in Japan that helps clients to look for and rent relationships. Looking for a temporary husband, wife, girlfriend, parents or even guests to a fake wedding?...
  • Low water intake increases risk of kidney stones

    - Nov 17, 2017 5:32pm
    We’ve often heard the advice that we should drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water every day, but how many of us actually bother to do that? Well, better start taking the advice seriously. That is because...
  • The right way to apply topical treatment

    - Nov 17, 2017 3:43pm
    Young eczema patient Siu Yan came back for a follow-up appointment. Her skin condition was much improved but she still failed to apply the moisturizer properly. The cream smeared all over her cheeks made her look...
  • Timely medical support for SEN students

    - Nov 17, 2017 11:49am
    Parents whose children have special educational needs (commonly referred to as SEN students) often have difficulties locating a specialist clinic, especially in a community with little knowledge of child and adolescent psychiatry. The long delay in...
  • Anorexia among teenagers

    - Nov 10, 2017 5:40pm
    Let’s meet Siu Yee, a typical 16-year-old average secondary school student. Among other passions, the young woman enjoys dancing. During a practice session recently, she was mortified when she found that a dancer partner wasn’t able...
  • Bullying at school: Why it should be taken seriously

    - Nov 10, 2017 5:32pm
    One of the main reasons why some children develop emotional problems at school is bullying or taunts by their peers.  Generally speaking, bullying is defined as a physical or mental aggressive behavior towards a weak individual...
  • What parents should know about bullying

    - Nov 10, 2017 5:32pm
    Parents often get riled up when they learn their children are being bullied at school. But there must be a healthy and trusting parent-child relationship first before they can handle the situation effectively. When they notice...
  • How to give your baby a healthy start

    - Nov 10, 2017 5:31pm
    Elsie M. Taveras, chief of the Division of General Pediatrics and director of Pediatric Population Health Management at Massachusetts General Hospital shares some tips on how to give your baby a healthy start. Why is being...
  • Slowing down aging through exercise

    - Nov 3, 2017 5:37pm
    According to official data, the average life expectancy of women in Hong Kong in 2016 was 87.3 years and that of men was 81.2 years, putting the place at the top of life expectancy rankings in...
  • Sugar and the deadly addiction

    - Nov 3, 2017 5:30pm
    The negative consequences of today’s eating habits on humans as well nations were outlined well in the 2014 documentary “Fed Up”. For those who have missed the film, a ubiquitous substance in our diets has been...
  • Is forgetfulness a sign of dementia?

    - Oct 27, 2017 6:44pm
    Have you ever tried to arrange a dinner date with friends at your favorite restaurant, then in the blink of an eye, you completely forget about the date and there you go again asking them to...
  • Text neck is real, not just a buzzword

    Oct 27, 2017 6:30pm
    Like many diseases caused by a sedentary modern lifestyle, neck pain afflicts many young people including students and office employees. In most cases,  the pain is not simply muscle sore. It has to do with the...
  • Caregivers must first learn to take good care of themselves

    - Oct 27, 2017 5:35pm
    The murder and attempted suicide incident that took place recently at a Hong Kong housing estate has brought into focus family tragedies involving senior citizens, chronic patients and their caretakers. As far back as the 1980s,...
  • How to help your teen form and keep healthy relationships

    - Oct 27, 2017 5:30pm
    Helping your teens form and keep healthy relationships with friends, family, teachers and others begin during toddlerhood. As your teen grows up, you can help give her the language and skills needed to develop positive, healthy...
  • How to conquer negativity

    - Oct 20, 2017 7:10pm
    Life throws at us many challenges that trigger various emotions such as hatred, anger, sorrow, pain and anxiety. How do we free ourselves of these negative feelings? There are actually many ways, but don’t try to...
  • Please, no more excuses for avoiding exercise

    - Oct 20, 2017 6:24pm
    I have stated many times that everyone should exercise more, and even warned my patients that they would die if they did not have enough exercise. I wasn’t trying to scare them; I just want them...

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