I've got you under my skin

Treating skin cancer and skin conditions could soon be as simple as slathering on moisturiser.

Tuesday, 3 July, 2012, 12:00am

Restoring their looks

Most people associate plastic surgery with glamour. They see it as trickery designed to hide one's flaws while enhancing one's looks. But that's hardly the whole story: an important part of corrective procedures is reconstructive surgery.

24 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Holding on to life amid time of tears

From afar, Ethan Suan looks like any other six-year-old boy, except that he wears a pair of gloves, even in the summer. This is because he suffers from Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa (RDEB), a rare, life-threatening genetic disorder that causes skin to blister right from birth.

24 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Stella heads home after brain surgery

Stella Sipma, a two-year-old Clearwater Bay girl who has a rare genetic disease, is set to fly back to Hong Kong tomorrow after a series of complex brain operations in New York.

Meanwhile, the Stella Standing Tall fund-raising campaign has raised more than HK$1 million to help the family pay medical bills estimated to be US$300,000.

10 Apr 2011 - 12:00am