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Dealing with Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

Udaya LAMICHHANE, Section Chief of Family Medicine

Let me start this article on a positive note: Most Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) can be easily cured with antibiotics; others have no known cure but are treatable /manageable; if de..

More Information About HPV : Part 2

Boris JIVKOV, Obstetrician and Gynecologist

When a woman has a Pap smear, the results are either normal, or show  changes in the cells, which are graded in three categories. Each category  is used to calculate the individual risk of a..

More Information about HPV : Part 1

Boris JIVKOV, Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Strictly speaking, viruses are not living creatures. The word “virus” originates from Latin, and means “poison”.  They are more like chemical compounds, neither defined by  birth and dea..

On menopause:Part 3

Boris JIVKOV, Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Insofar as every woman is a unique  individuality,  the experiences of menopause can be very different. Familial, cultural and personal observations   shape each one’s perception of health ..

On Menopause: Part 2

Boris JIVKOV, Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Mostly, decision making in medicine is simple. When you wake up with an urgency to urinate – yet very little urine passes – with pain that feels like passing razorblades, you have a u..

The Unbearable Heat On Menopause: Part 1

Boris JIVKOV, Obstetrician and Gynecologist

It is a pleasant afternoon in late summer, at a kid’s birthday party in a lovely middle-class suburban home. I am in the kitchen with the host, my close friend and colleague, a brilliant gy..

How orthodontics changed my life

George Hong Tat KANG, Chair of Dentistry

As children we are filled with hopes and dreams about what our future will be like.  Battling these dreams are insecurities about the way we look, our self-image and how people view us.  I w..

Third culture kids, Cross-Cultural Kids, or Global Nomads

Private: Lani ACKERMAN, Chair of Family Medicine, Family Medicine Physician

Do you have a child who feels more at home in China than your home country? Does your child excel in many ways, but seem to feel insecure? Does she tell you she just “doesn’t belong anywhe..

Guangzhou United Family Hospital is Now Open!

We’re excited to inform you that Guangzhou United Family Hospital opened on August 6th and is offering 24 hour emergency care service. Guangzhou United Family Hospital is strategically loca..

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