Are Annual Health Checkups Really Necessary?
Jiayu WU, Internal Medicine Physician
Health management is an increasingly important issue for people and most employers now offer annual health checkups, or physical examinations, for employees as part of their overall wellness..
The Right Understanding of Physical Therapy
Stephen WANG, Physical Therapist
Many people may misunderstand physiotherapy simply as massage, which is in fact just a small technique involved. In fact, physiotherapy can involve a number of different treatments and preve..
What is sports medicine?
Derk C. RIETVELD, Chief of Sports Medicine; Shoulder, Knee, Ankle Surgeon
Sports medicine is concerned with the functioning of the human body during physical activity and with the prevention and treatment of sport injuries. The aim of sports medicine is to deal wi..
Yi LU, Dermatologist
Skincare treatments have become very popular lately especially with so many new technologies now available to help us look younger. When seeking treatment, however, it is important to select..
Leon LI, Emergency Dept. Chair, Emergency Medicine Physician
Clinics in the city are seeing an increasing number of patients suffering from bites or scratches by dogs or other animals in the summer, compared to in cooler seasons. Dog bites or scratche..
Should you worry about lung nodules?
Winfred ZHANG, Chair of Surgery
Nowadays, with the development of advanced imaging technologies, many people may discover they have pulmonary nodules – or spots on the lung. But what exactly are pulmonary nodules, and sho..
Healthy pregnancy after 35
Chengjie SHEN, OBGYN Physician, Associate Chief Physician
With China’s relaxed family planning policy, more Chinese women are expected to give birth to two or three babies, which may lead to an increase of expecting mothers aged over 35. In many o..