Updated on 6 January 2014
Samsung forays into medtech market in India
Samsung launched digital radiography and in-vitro diagnostics devices, marketed under the medical brand name of 'Geo', into the Indian market. The brand includes Xgeo for digital radiography, Ugeo for ultrasound diagnostics and Labgeo for in-vitro diagnostics.
New Zealand strives for connected healthcare
Under New Zealand's proposed ehealth system, an individual's health information is to be collected, stored and made accessible as and when needed by the health professionals as well as individuals, through a network of online health data storage system.
Interphex Japan & in-Pharma Japan focus on innovation
The 7th in-Pharma Japan and 26th Interphex Japan, which were held from July 10-12, 2013, at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan, emphasized on how innovation is crucial for Japanese life science.
Taiwan's carbohydrate based cancer vaccine
Academia Sinica and Genomics Research Center of Taiwan have developed vaccine candidates against prostate cancer and the pathogen that causes meningococcal meningitis.
Stem cell hope for retina treatment
Scientists successfully transplanted photoreceptors from retina grown ‘in a dish' into night-blind mice where these cells appeared to develop normally, integrating into the existing retina.