Thursday, 20 February 2020

Healthcare News

  • Indonesian piligrim falls prey to MERS now

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

    Singapore: The Indonesian Health Ministry has confirmed that an Indonesian man who went on an Umrah pilgrimage, has tested positive for the deadly virus in Abu Dhabi. The victim, who is a ...Read more

  • Deadly drug-defying bacteria discovered

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

    Singapore: Doctors at the Samsung Medical center have revealed a new group of drug resistant pathogens that had affected five elderly Korean patients between 2011 and 2012. The bacteria, e...Read more

  • Sun Pharma announced manufacturing consolidation

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

    Singapore: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. announced that, as a part of its manufacturing consolidation in the US, it has notified the Workforce Development Agency for the State of Michi...Read more

  • Dengue pandemic threat with monsoons:Vietnam

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Although there was a 42 percent dip in the number of annual dengue cases in Vietnam this year, roughly 10,000 people were infected and six were killed with the disease, confirmed...Read more

  • Vaccination model to eradicate JE: Malaysia

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Sarawak, a Malaysian state, had conducted a successful vaccination campaign for infants to eradicate Japanese encephalitis (JE) from the state. The program was designed to vaccin...Read more

  • iSonea launches health cloud for asthma app

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Medical technology company iSonea will unveil AsthmaSense Cloud monitoring technology at a national asthma conference in Australia.  The AsthmaSense Cloud enables automatic t...Read more

  • Saudi official fired over rising MERS gloom

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: As the MERS death count reached a peak, the Saudi Arabian health minister fought back by sacking one of his deputies. The ministry said on Twitter that the MERS coronavirus deat...Read more

  • Health on your handheld

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 May, 2014

    mHealth Capturing innovations at the intersection of mobile communications and health "mHealth market expected to reach $58.8 billion globally by 2020." *Allied Market Research Projections...Read more

  • Patients leading healthcare revolution

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 May, 2014

    In spite of unimaginable growth achieved in a matter of few years, analysts have predicted that this is indeed only the beginning of digital healthcare disruption. It has been said that dri...Read more

  • China steps up to enhance infant healthcare

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Healthcare technology and service provider, PerkinElmer, has collaborated with China's National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) to develop and implement three-year ...Read more

  • Philips healthcare chief resigns

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Royal Philips CEO, Ms Deborah DiSanzo, has decided to quit the company after the healthcare group of Philips reported a disappointing second quarter results. Philips has also de...Read more

  • Healthcare challenges in Asia

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 May, 2014

    Illustration by Anil Babu Healthcare challenges in Asia can be viewed as drivers for innovation rather than simply obstacles to overcome*World Health Organization Among the many problem...Read more

  • Singapore to host conference on wearable technology for healthcare

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

    Singapore: Singapore is all set to host 4th Mobile and Wearable Technology: Healthcare 2014 Conference from 3 - 4 April 2014. Mobile networks are the enabler of digital health while wearab...Read more

  • Oxford Univ spin off gets $20 mn for retinal gene therapy

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Feb, 2014

    Singapore: Syncona, an independent subsidiary of the Wellcome Trust, has made a $19.60 million (£12 million) investment in NightstaRx, which is a spin-out from the University of Oxford and...Read more

  • We make the best memories by age 25: Research

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

    Singapore: Researchers at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) have found that when older adults were asked to tell their life stories, they overwhelmingly highlighted the central influenc...Read more

  • China reports four new H7N9 infections

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: The National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of China notified four new laboratory-confirmed cases of H7N9 virus to the World Health Organization (WHO) on June 4, 2...Read more

  • India's largest healthcare project launched

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

    Singapore: In a PPP initiative Dr Satish Pawar, director health services, Mr Akhil Khan,vice chairman Ensocare, Dr Shakil Khan, managing director Ensocare and Mr Milan Rao, COO Wipro GE hea...Read more

  • India's miracle weight loss pill

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

    Singapore: Green coffee bean is fast becoming a popular weight loss treatment as people do not have to do anything different while taking this food supplement. They don't need to exercise o...Read more