Updated on 6 January 2014
India, China hotspots in cardiac imaging
Frost & Sullivan's 'Global Trends in Medical Imaging-Cardiology Applications' report indictaes a shift in the adoption pattern for imaging modalities, with the largest revenue share being generated by China, India, Russia and Brazil (BRIC).
China SFDA drug lab gets WHO prequalification
China SFDA's subordinate agency National Institutes for Food and Drug Control (NIFDC) is selected by the WHO to the list of prequalified quality control laboratories.
FDA, industry tie-up to advance regulatory science
Regulatory science refers to the tools, methods, and approaches to assessing the safety, effectiveness, performance and quality of medical products.
Laser cooling for devices
Nanyang Technological University team's research can help reduce the size of medical devices such as an MRI machine.
Google, Facebook, Apple launch ‘Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences'
The award recognizes excellence in research that is aimed at curing intractable diseases and extending human life. The prize will be administered by the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences Foundation whose management comprises of Google founder Sergey Brin and his wife Anne Wojcicki, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, Apple and Genentech chairman Arthur Levinson and Russian entrepreneur Yuri Milner.