Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Healthcare News

  • Global nutra market growing at 6.3 percent

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Nutraceutical, a portmanteau of the words "nutrition" and "pharmaceutical", is a food or food product that provides health and medical benefits, including the prevention and trea...Read more

  • AstraZeneca to buy Actavis' respiratory business

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

    Singapore: AstraZeneca (AZ) and Actavis have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement. As per the agreement, AstraZeneca will acquire the rights to Actavis' branded resp...Read more

  • First ever BMJ Awards India announced

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: The awards are being held with an aim to recognise individuals, organisations, and initiatives that demonstrate outstanding and measurable contributions across the healthcare com...Read more

  • Google's Lift labs launches a new spoon

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: Google's new acquisition, Lift Labs has manufactured a self-stabilizing spoon for neurological patients. The tech giant said in a statement that it plans to explore how Lift lab'...Read more

  • BP healthcare opens new centers in Malaysia

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

    Singapore: BP healthcare, a day care medical center operator, declared the opening of four new medical centers this year. This would be an addition to its already existing network of five c...Read more

  • IBM plans first Watson Health european center of excellence in Italy

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Apr, 2016

    IBM has announced plans to launch its first Watson Health European Center of Excellence in Milan near the Human Technopole Italy 2040 research campus, supporting the government of Italy's i...Read more

  • Real-Time Location Systems are a big hit in Asia

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Rising costs are compelling hospitals in South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) to streamline their operations, which, in turn, is opening up several opportunities for ...Read more

  • World Bank: China needs healthcare reforms

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Gripped by an endemic of lifestyle diseases, China has now been called upon by the World Bank to bring about healthcare reforms. The World Bank, along with the Chinese governmen...Read more

  • Shire's Lifitegrast to boost dry eye syndrome treatment market to $4.6 bn by 2024

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

    The global treatment market for dry eye syndrome will more than double in value from approximately $2.2 billion in 2014, to reach an estimated $4.6 billion by 2024, representing a Compound ...Read more

  • A single protein jab to regulate diabetes: Study

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

    Singapore: In a new breakthrough, scientists at the Salk's Gene Expression Laboratory have discovered a protein FGF1 that could reverse insulin insensitivity and the damage caused by diabet...Read more

  • IBM's foray into Chinese healthcare sector

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Aug, 2016

    Singapore: In a bid to intensify its fight against cancer, China's Hangzhou Cognitive Care has teamed up with IBM to bring Watson super computer to 21 hospitals in the country. The super co...Read more

  • ADHD treatment market value to reach $9.9 bn by 2020

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Nov, 2015

    The company's latest report states that this increase, which represents a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.3% and relates to eight major markets (the US, the UK, France, Germany, Spa...Read more

  • Telecom services to boom in APAC healthcare sector: Report

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Telecommunication companies in Asia-Pacific are increasingly exploring vertical markets like healthcare to open up new revenue streams as the market holds great potential for tel...Read more

  • Study: Obese people does not live long

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: According to a study published in the journal PLOS Medicine, extreme obesity increases the mortality of an individual. The study aggregated the results of about 20 long term stud...Read more

  • United Family Quankou Clinic opened in Shanghai

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Chindex International, an American healthcare company providing services in China through the operations of United Family Healthcare, a network of private hospitals and affiliate...Read more

  • Korea in grip of a deadly measles epidemic

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Measles in North Korea has turned to be a deadly outbreak in seven years killing three children last week. The contagious disease is spreading fast from the country's capital to ...Read more

  • Tiny Chip to revolutionize family planning

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: A new remote-controlled contraceptive chip designed by Massachusetts Company Micro CHIPS could serve as a contraceptive for 16 years. The chip works by being implanted into the s...Read more

  • Leprosy vaccine can be a reality soon!

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: A new quantum leap in the leprosy research, scientists announced that they are all set to begin toxicology tests on the first vaccine, developed for leprosy. The deadly disease t...Read more

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