Saturday, 19 October 2019

Healthcare News

  • US Doctors fall victim to 'flesh-eating' virus

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Healthcare workers and missionaries who were battling the deadly Ebola, are now falling prey to the virus. Ebola has gripped the African continent with fear, killing 670 people i...Read more

  • Despite ZMapp treatment, doctor dies of Ebola

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

    Singapore: The Liberian Health Ministry has confirmed the death of a doctor hailing from the country, who had been battling the deadly Ebola virus. The doctor is said to have received the ...Read more

  • Preventive healthcare is the necessity'

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Oct, 2014

    Singapore: Globally, pharma and healthcare expenditure is expected to rise sharply across this decade, from 6.12 trillion in 2010 to 10.83 trillion in 2020, marking an increase of approxima...Read more

  • Nearly 100 Indians die of swine flu in 3 days

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Feb, 2015

    Singapore: A deadly swine flu outbreak is sweeping through India killing another 100 people in three days, raising the death toll to 585. Nearly 8,423 people have been infected by the virus...Read more

  • India's Union Budget 2014 Highlights

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

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  • Anti-ebola drug to be used widely

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Feb, 2015

    Singapore: Guinea government officials have announced that the anti-ebola experimental drug, being developed by Toyama Chemical, a subsidary of Fujifilm, has been approved. The drug, which ...Read more

  • Emerging and rare infections on the rise:Korea CDC

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Oct, 2014

    Singapore: Korea's health control center cautioned that emerging infections and new cases rare diseases were increasing at an alarming rate in the country, in the recent years. According t...Read more

  • 'Extraordinary measures needed to curb Ebola'

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Oct, 2014

    Singapore: Death, confusion, poverty, hunger, and hysteria are the concerns Africa is currently grappling with. Everywhere across the country, burial teams are driving to collect bodies fro...Read more

  • Sierra Leone registers 121 Ebola deaths in one day!

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Oct, 2014

    Singapore: Ebola continues to ravage West Africa, as Sierra Leone records 121 deaths and several new infections in one single day. The overall death toll from the epidemic reached 3,439 out...Read more

  • Ebola crisis: Death toll tops 8000

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

    Singapore: Though it's been close to a year now since the first case of Ebola was reported in West Africa, the deadly virus is still making headlines. The World Health Organization has repo...Read more

  • Venous Thromboembolism therapeutics market set to hit $3.7 bn by 2025

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Aug, 2016

    The therapeutics market for venous thromboembolism (VTE), a condition which comprises deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, is set to rise from $2.8 billion in 2015 to $3.7 billion b...Read more

  • Half a million people in China are battling HIV

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

    Singapore: Ahead of the World AIDS Day, Mr Wang Guoqiang, vice director of the National Health and Family Planning Commission in China said that about half a million people living in the co...Read more

  • Cadi launches infant tagging solution

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Thomson Medical Center (TMC) in Singapore has installed Cadi SmartSense Infant Safety Solution (Gen II), a radio frequency identification (RFID) technology for baby tagging solut...Read more

  • An Apple a day keeps obesity away?

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

    Singapore: The non-digestible compounds in apples specifically, Granny Smith apples may help prevent disorders associated with obesity, said scientists at the Washington State University. ...Read more

  • WHO: Boost investment to battle malaria

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Three out of four people are at risk of malaria in WHO's South-East Asia Region, which is home to a quarter of the world's population. Even though the number of confirmed malaria...Read more

  • Taiwan CDC issues travel 'alert' to West Africa

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

    Singapore: Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned that Taiwanese should avoid unnecessary travel to West Africa, amid the deadly outbreak of Ebola virus in three nations of the c...Read more

  • Biological clock' of cancer cells may kill tumor

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: Scientists are now looking at taking the advantage of the cell's biological clock, to fight tumor cells. According to a research published in the journal Cancer Discovery, scient...Read more

  • Doctors to be sent to Nigeria to assist Taiwan nationals

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

    Singapore: The Taiwan Center for Disease Control (CDC) has announced that a team of physicians will be sent to Nigeria, a country hit by the blood borne Ebola virus, to assist Taiwanese nat...Read more



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