Saturday, 19 October 2019

Healthcare News

  • Taiwan hospital operator convicted on fraud charges

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

    Singapore: Following reports that a hospital operator in Changhua County, Taiwan was convicted for alleged defrauding, the Taiwan Healthcare Reform Foundation has emphasized for changes to ...Read more

  • Public Stem Cell banking: an Initiative to save lives

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

    Singapore: In a bid to save millions of children by preserving their stem cells, Life cells, India's largest umblical cord banking system is setting up a public stem cell bank at the cost o...Read more

  • Taiwan steps up rabies surveillance

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: In wake of the nation's first rabies vaccine infection reported in an animal this year, the Taiwan Center for Disease Control has recently activated a contingency measure to prov...Read more

  • We have to get rid of this virus'-UN ebola mission head

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

    Singapore: Mr Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the newly appointed head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), emphasized on the challenge of handling ebola virus and...Read more

  • New drug combo may treat malaria more effectively

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: According to a new study, published in the journal PLOS Medicine, a combination therapy of naphthoquine and artemisinin drugs is highly effective in treating malaria in kids. Th...Read more

  • India, UN ink a pact for Ebola relief

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

    Singapore: India has recently inked an accord with the UN, thus affirming its contributions to the international fight against the Ebola outbreak. Under the terms of the agreement, among ma...Read more

  • Ebola Scare: 21,799 passengers screened so far

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Oct, 2014

    Singapore: Global Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) epidemiological situation in EVD affected countries and travel-associated spread was reviewed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. A det...Read more

  • Eating fish may prevent hearing loss

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition highlighted that two or more servings of fish per week could lower the risk of acquired hearing loss. A two de...Read more

  • Down's syndrome: India tops the chart

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

    Singapore: Around 85 to 90 percent of such cases can be detected if pregnant mothers opt for genetic screening. To address this, NACE (Non-Invasive Analysis for Chromosomal Examination) is...Read more

  • Malaysia can bet on medical tourism industry: Analyst

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

    Singapore: Compared to other countries in ASEAN, Malaysia has a higher-than-average availability of medical personnel and high quality facilities providing treatments across different range...Read more

  • SE Asian health ministers to meet in Dili

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Sep, 2015

    Singapore:The World Health Organization recently announced that health ministers from 11 Southeast Asian nations are scheduled to hold meetings in Dili, Timor Leste from September 7 to 11 t...Read more

  • Australia to ban sunbeds to reduce skin cancer cases

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: In a bid to reduce the soaring cases of skin cancer in the country, many states of Australia are set to ban commercial sunbeds in the New Year. The ban will be implemented with i...Read more

  • New Ebola cases reported in DCR

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: Ebola grabs yet another country into its clutches with 15 deaths reported from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Health Minister Dr Felix Kabange Numbi confirmed the re...Read more

  • Cure for peanut allergies found?

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Feb, 2015

    Singapore: Peanut allergy is one of the most dreaded forms of allergies across the globe. It is recognized as some of the most severe forms of allergies that can result in fatal anaphylacti...Read more

  • Good sugar control key in diabetes management: Study

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

    Singapore: Keeping blood sugar levels under control helps in reduction of heart attack, stroke, heart failure or amputation by about 17 percent among Type 2 diabetics, a new study has revea...Read more

  • Global Graft-versus-Host Disease treatment market to thrive; to touch $545 mn by 2023

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Dec, 2015

    The company's latest report states that the impressive growth, which will occur across the six Major Markets (6MM) of the US, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and the UK, will be primarily dri...Read more

  • NZ team unveils new mental health app

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

    Singapore: All Right?, a public health campaign in New Zealand, has unveiled a new mental health app designed to help quake victims recover from trauma and promote general well-being. The a...Read more

  • Smartphones preferred channel for healthcare'

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Smart phones are the preferred tool for patient's engagement and communication with their healthcare providers and people are looking forward to get more healthcare services righ...Read more



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