Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Healthcare News

  • Liberia to receive experimental Ebola drug

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: The Liberian Health Ministry has announced that the experimental Ebola drug would be given to two African doctors suffering from the disease. The two doctors would be the first ...Read more

  • Walking-The secret to a healthy life

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Oct, 2014

    Singapore: Fitness experts have suggested that walking is the best form of exercise to maintain a healthy lifestyle when compared to other stressful workouts. Researchers have cautioned tha...Read more

  • 7,400 newborns die every day in South-East Asia'

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Dec, 2015

    Singapore: Nearly 7,400 newborns die every day in South-East Asia, causing untold misery to mothers and families, yet two thirds can be saved with proven cost-effective measures, the United...Read more

  • Exposure to insecticide lindane may cause cancer: WHO

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Jun, 2015

    Singapore: World health Organization has warned that insecticide Lindane, used broadly in agriculture and products used to cure human lice and scabies, is carcinogenic and has been precisel...Read more

  • Fujifilm Australia wins National iAward

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: At the 20th year celebration of iAwards, the group honoured the 'best of the best' from companies at the cutting edge of technology innovation through to leading professionals ac...Read more

  • VPS, Korea's SSMH to develop healthcare centers

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: UAE-based VPS Healthcare announced that it had signed an agreement with Seoul St Mary's Hospital (SSMH) to establish healthcare centers for cancer screening, diagnosis, treatment...Read more

  • Japan says NO to smoking, first dip since 1965

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: A survey conducted by Japan Tobacco has revealed that smoking rates in the country have fallen by 20 percent for the first time, since 1965. Growing health consciousness and he...Read more

  • Traditional medicines vital in universal healthcare: WHO

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: The 67th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Southeast Asia, saw health experts and policy makers from 11 member states, discussing ways to integrate traditional medicines ...Read more

  • Fear of Ebola leads to intensified hunt for cure

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: Infecting at least 1,700 people, the Ebola epidemic sweeping through the West African regions, has taken proportions of an international emergency. Many scientists across the glo...Read more

  • MERS is back!

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Feb, 2015

    Singapore: After few months of relief, MERS has again begun its deadly hunt in the Arab country infecting nearly 50 people in the month of February. The surging cases has rung alarm bells a...Read more

  • Over 95 percent of world's population are sick, says study

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Jun, 2015

    Singapore: A new study, published in 'The Lancet', has shown that over 95 percent of the world's population have problems with their health. The data analyzed from the Global Burden of Dis...Read more

  • IHH healthcare acquires 5 nursing homes in Japan

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: Malaysia's leading hospital operator, IHH healthcare recently announced that its subsidiary Parkway Life Real Estate Investment Trust (PLife REIT) has struck a deal with Japan's...Read more

  • Zeria Group's Tillotts, Numab collaborate to co-develop Inflammatory Bowel Disease therapeutics

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Jun, 2015

    Tillotts Pharma AG, a part of Japan-based Zeria Group, and Numab AG have entered into an exclusive global licensing agreement to develop and commercialize new antibody-based therapies that ...Read more

  • Cinnamon, peppermint oil can kill bacteria and heal wounds

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Jul, 2015

    Singapore: In a new study published in the journal ACS Nano, researchers explained that antimicrobial compounds from peppermint and cinnamon can be packaged into tiny capsules that can both...Read more

  • Now stem cells can repair damaged spinal cord!

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: Chinese scientists and doctors have carried out a new ground breaking spinal cord surgery in China, thus raising the hopes of millions of paralyzed people worldwide. The doctors ...Read more

  • Ebola to afflict a million people:CDC

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: Fears of the deadly Ebola becoming an endemic in Africa are exacerbating, with the CDC ringing alarm bells that one million people could be Ebola victims by the end of January 20...Read more

  • MERS spreads in Asia; Thailand confirms first case

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Jun, 2015

    Singapore: The Ministry of Health in Thailand recently confirmed its first MERS case. Thus becoming the fourth Asian country to report the incidence of the deadly virus this year. Public H...Read more

  • Korean megacorp to export HIS to Saudi

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: A Korean consortium of healthcare firms have successfully inked a $69.1 million worth deal, with the Saudi Arabia's Ministry of National Guard (MNG) to provide a medical informat...Read more



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