Thursday, 20 February 2020

Healthcare News

  • 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

  • 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