Kidney patients are enjoying shorter journeys and less waiting time for dialysis, thanks to new centres set up outside public hospitals.
Faced with recurrent illnesses, a lack of energy or fear of having overindulged, many have contemplated a detoxification to get back on track.
Just over an hour's drive from the congested centre of Wuhan , a large alabaster building with a blue-tiled roof and landscaped courtyard sits amid sprawling fields. Flanked by farmhouses, it is...
A practitioner of integrated treatment in Hong Kong says the term 'alternative' is outmoded. 'They now call it integrated - where people understand the resources and different styles,' says...
When Liu Qing's middle-class parents admitted their only child to the Dianbai Compulsory Drug Rehabilitation Centre, it was a drastic attempt to end his dependency.
A government proposal, drafted after three months of consultations, would allow manufacturers of slimming and health-food products to make therapeutic claims. Critics have accused health...
Detoxification products taken to lose weight or improve appearances are more popular in Shanghai than Hong Kong and Taiwan, a survey has found.
Small-scale drug treatment centres are expected to face a tough battle raising money to upgrade facilities under a scheme set to take effect next year.
The kidney centre at Queen Mary Hospital is hoping to double the number of beds to stop patients being transferred to other wards for care.