Saturday, 19 October 2019

Healthcare News

  • IHH healthcare to acquire major stake in Global Hospitals Group

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 May, 2015

    Singapore: If reports are to be believed, Malaysia's leading healthcare provider IHH Healthcare, is all set to acquire a major stake in Global Hospitals Group.Based in Hyderabad, Global Hos...Read more

  • SK Telecom enters China's lucrative market

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: SK Telecom aims to tap the lucrative Chinese market by opening two healthcare centers 'SK Telecom Healthcare R&D Center' and 'Shenzhen VISTA-SK Medical Center' in Software P...Read more

  • Philips, salesforce.com tie up to enhance telehealth

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: In a bid to bring better solutions to healthcare delivery platform, medical technology company, Royal Philips and salesforce.com have partnered to deliver an open, cloud-based he...Read more

  • Bill Clinton slams high prices of biotech drugs

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Jun, 2015

    Philadelphia, June 16, 2015: Former US President Bill Clinton asked biotechnology industry to relook at the high prices such as the $ 1000 a pill for hepatitis C drug Sovaldi and Harvoni an...Read more

  • Yoga can reduce the effects of chemotherapy: Experts

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

    Singapore: According to an IANS report, an ancient practice of yoga could cure the side effects of chemotherapy in several kinds of cancer and increase patient's lifespan In a recent study,...Read more

  • Travelers on antibiotics may spread superbugs

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

    Singapore: A new study published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, revealed that the misuse of antibiotics to treat travelers' diarrhea may contribute to the rise in the superbug...Read more

  • Bayer to divest Diabetes Care business to Panasonic Healthcare for EUR 1,022 mn

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

    Bayer AG has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Diabetes Care business to Panasonic Healthcare Holdings Co., Ltd., a company which is backed by funds sponsored by leading globa...Read more

  • FMI, Indonesia's Lippo Group collaborate to form JV

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

    Singapore: First Myanmar Investment (FMI), one of Myanmar's largest public companies, announced collaboration with Indonesia's Lippo Group to provide international standard healthcare servi...Read more

  • New vulnerable site on HIV discovered

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) have discovered a new vulnerable site on HIV. "HIV has very few known ...Read more

  • Philips launches tablet sized ultrasound in Kenya

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Royal Philips has launched a mobile ultrasound system VISIQ, a tablet sized device, in Kenya for remote monitoring of expectant mothers. According to the Philips 'Fabric of Afri...Read more

  • Swine Flu takes its toll on India

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: A massive H1N1 outbreak has taken its toll in India, killing at least 75 people and afflicting another 70 according to the country's officials. Most of the deaths have been repor...Read more

  • Ebola scare: Healthcare workers to leave Africa

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: With large number of healthcare workers falling prey to the flesh-eating virus, several organizations from global countries are pulling out their workers from the affected West A...Read more

  • WHO seeks action to reduce alarming rise of NCDs

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

    Singapore: The World Health Organization has urged its member nations to devise action plans and reduce the global burden of non-communicable diseases. A new report on the global non commun...Read more

  • Electronics giant enters the Pharma market

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

    Singapore: South Korea's biggest company, Samsung Group, is venturing into the drug industry, investing at least $2 billion in biopharmaceuticals, including expanding biosimilars. The list ...Read more

  • Mysterious litchi syndrome, kills 8 in India

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: A new virus spreading from the litchi fruit has killed at least eight children and left several others serious in the Malda district in West Bengal, India. The affected children ...Read more

  • After Maggi, its now Dettol !

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

    Singapore: According to reports, a sample of Dettol soap another product from a multi-national brand owned by Reckitt Benckiser (RB) India, has failed laboratory test. Along with Dettol, 10...Read more

  • IHH,TPG vie for control of Global Hospitals

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Feb, 2015

    Singapore: According to sources, Malaysia's IHH healthcare and the US private equity firm, TPG capital Managemnet are vying to buy controlling stake in India's Global Hospitals, valuing the...Read more

  • H7N9 strikes again: Taiwan CDC

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: The Center for Disease control Taipei has reported two laboratory confirmed cases of H7N9 human infection. With this, the Taipei CDC has reported four cases recently. The two ca...Read more



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