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Saturday, 23 June 2018

Healthcare News

  • OUELH extends footprint in healthcare market

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 22 Jun, 2018

    OUE Lippo Healthcare Limited (OUELH) has announced that its joint venture company with leading Chinese state-owned conglomerate China Merchants Group, China Merchants Lippo Hospital Managem...Read more

  • BCG vaccine found to improve blood sugar levels in type-1 diabetics

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 22 Jun, 2018

    A study from a Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research team reports that after three years of receiving two administrations of the bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vacc...Read more

  • Viruses may play a role in Alzheimer’s disease

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 22 Jun, 2018

    Researchers funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), a part of the National Institutes of Health have made a discovery by analyzing large data sets from post-mortem brain samples of...Read more

  • Korean company launches anti-malaria drug in Kenya

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 22 Jun, 2018

    Shin Poong Pharm in partnership with Perspective Healthcare has launched a new Artemesinin Combination Therapy (ACT) in the fight against Malaria. The drug has demonstrated high cure rates ...Read more

  • Alibaba sells medical assets for HK $10.6 B

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 21 Jun, 2018

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is selling its medical assets for HK$10.6 billion ($1.4 billion) to a Hong Kong-listed unit that will then become its flagship healthcare arm. Alibaba Health Inf...Read more

  • PATH, SD Biosensor partner to advance malaria treatment

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 21 Jun, 2018

    PATH has announced a new partnership with South Korean company SD BIOSENSOR to support the development and availability in key markets of a new diagnostic intended to support malaria elimin...Read more

  • Carmentix collaborates to study clinical Preterm Birth

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2018

    Carmentix Pte. Ltd. is proud to announce a research collaboration with The University of Melbourne (UoM), The Chinese University Hong Kong (CUHK) and The Henan Province People's Hospital fo...Read more

  • Chip detects rhinoviruses as cause of asthma

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2018

    MedUni Vienna has developed a method that can be used to identify individual rhinovirus strains ("cold viruses") as a cause of asthma. A "chip" is used to clearly identify certain virus str...Read more

  • Orinno Tech works on curbing dengue transmission

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 18 Jun, 2018

    As part of an ongoing field study into curbing dengue transmissions in Singapore, local startup Orinno Technology has been working producing Aedes aegypti mosquitoes and infecting them with...Read more

  • Novartis survey uncovers real-world impact of immune thrombocytopenia

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 15 Jun, 2018

    Many patients with the rare blood disorder immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) find the disease has a negative impact on their everyday quality of life, according to interim results of a Novartis...Read more

  • J & J Innovation to offer new solutions to fight cancer

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 14 Jun, 2018

    Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Division of Johnson & Johnson (China) Investment Ltd., launched the Shanghai Lung Cancer Innovation QuickFire Challenge to identify new solutions for l...Read more

  • NirogStreet raises $ 300K from Japanese venture

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2018

    India’s first tech induced Ayurveda platform, NirogStreet raising USD 300k from the Japanese venture fund Spiral Ventures to strengthen technology.   With maximum focus on tech...Read more

  • Hebron Technology to expand in Healthcare Industry Solutions

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2018

    Hebron Technology Co., Ltd., a developer, manufacturer and installer of valves and pipe fittings for use in the pharmaceutical, biological, food and beverage, and other clean industries has...Read more

  • Galectin announces new CEO

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2018

    Singapore- Galectin Therapeutics, the leading developer of therapeutics that target galectin proteins, announced that Harold H. Shlevin, Ph.D., currently the Company’s Chief Operating...Read more

  • J&J agrees to sell LifeScan unit for $2.1B

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2018

    Singapore- The New Brunswick, NJ-based company recently reported  that it has accepted Platinum Equity's $2.1 billion offer for J&J's LifeScan business. LifeScan is known to diabe...Read more

  • New chief at Aimmune

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2018

    Singapore – Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for potentially life-threatening food allergies, announced the appointment of Jayson Dallas, M.D., ...Read more

  • Treg cells protect babies from getting HIV infection

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 11 Jun, 2018

    Researchers have found that Treg cells, a type of regulatory lymphocyte, might be protecting babies in the womb from getting infected with the HIV virus when the mother is infected.  ...Read more

  • Sri Lanka to register two foreign cancer vaccines

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 07 Jun, 2018

    Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne is in the process of registering two new foreign cancer treatment vaccines with National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) despite the controversi...Read more

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