Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Healthcare News

  • Ebola epidemic: No relief in sight

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Dr Cheik Humar Khan, who was heroically battling the deadly Ebola in West Africa, has been reported to have contracted the disease himself. Ebola wreaks havoc through West Afric...Read more

  • Ziena Jalil: NZ, Singapore have much to learn from each other

    Healthcare |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 May, 2013

    New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is New Zealand government's national economic development agency and works to stimulate economic growth by helping to boost export earnings, strength...Read more

  • Healthcare spending by BRICS nations to increase'

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

    Singapore: The PwC report in Indian context mentions that India's infrastructure requirement is also significant and as per estimates, the country requires to add 650,000 beds which will tr...Read more

  • Biocon signs PPP to deliver e-healthcare program in Odisha

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

    Singapore: Biocon Foundation, OTTET (Orissa Trust of Technical Education) and Canara Bank have signed a public private partnership (PPP) with the Odisha government to deliver an e-healthcar...Read more

  • Bangladesh reports first deadly MERS case

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

    Singapore: The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) confirmed its first MERS case in Bangladesh. The 53-year-old infected man was a Bangladesh born, US resident, ...Read more

  • Infectious diseases on the rise in China

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

    Singapore: According to a data reported by Reuters, a total of 1,477 people have died of infectious diseases in China in last September. The National Health and Family Planning Commission ...Read more

  • Philips launches healthcare IT services

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

    Singapore: Royal Philips, Philips' healthcare division, has launched Healthcare Informatics Solutions and Services, a new business group within Philips' Healthcare sector that offers hospit...Read more

  • Healthcare leverages on doc management systems

    Healthcare |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Aug, 2013

    Anyone who conducts clinical trials knows that paper clinical documents and electronic processes consume staffing expenses, storage facilities and complicate compliance. Clinical Document...Read more

  • GE launches virtual diagnostic tool for blood diseases

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

    Singapore: Clarient Diagnostic Service, a GE Healthcare company, has launched a new diagnostic service known as PATHSiTE Virtual HemeFISH (VHF) to its fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FI...Read more

  • Novartis invests $160 million for eyecare in Asia

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 May, 2014

    Singapore: In response to the growing demand for eye drugs in Asia, Novartis subsidiary Alcon, has opened a new $160m facility, to manufacture its ophthalmic drugs. The facility intends to ...Read more

  • Stem cells: Hope for cancer cure

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 May, 2014

    Singapore: Cancer patients can now heave a sigh of relief with the new, quantum leap innovation in cancer treatment. Harvard scientists discovered that combination of cancer killing herpes ...Read more

  • Two, 'too-similar' research papers on MERS published online

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Scientists are puzzled by a similar data on MERS research published in two leading journals the first in Emerging Infectious Diseases(EID), the other later in The New England Jou...Read more

  • Measles deaths decline by 78%: WHO

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

    Singapore: Death by measles has reached historic lows, dropping by 78 percent from more than 562,000 in 2000 to 122,000 in 2012, according to a report by WHO. According to the report, meas...Read more

  • Heart pump: A new hope to heart failure patients

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

    Singapore: A 39-year-old man, the first patient in Vietnam to have a surgically implanted heart pump inside his chest has been reported to be in a good condition. Mr Hoang Quoc B, received...Read more

  • Hope floats for HIV patients!

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 14 Jan, 2014

    Compared to the times of complete despair and loss of hope, there has been a remarkable scale up of treatment over the period of time, for HIV that causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome...Read more

  • PPPs instrumental in combating dengue: ASEAN

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

    Singapore: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) said that an estimated 2.5 billion people are at risk of dengue globally, of whom 1.8 billion people live in Asian countries. T...Read more

  • Soon, aging may be reversed!

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

    Singapore: Few Researchers from the University of Birmingham have identified the role played by an enzyme (11β-HSD1) in the reversing effects of aging including age-related muscle wastin...Read more

  • Digital healthcare, the next big thing

    Healthcare |  Opinion | By Nandita Singh | 0 Comment | 07 Aug, 2013

    A radical shift in how healthcare is delivered globally is underway. Game-changing developments in sensor technologies with applications in diagnostics, big data and mobile healthcare apps ...Read more