Friday, 10 April 2020

Taiwan News

  • Taiwan to step up food safety, disease control measures

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Oct, 2014

    Singapore: Taiwan's new health minister Mr Chiang Been-huang recently said that his major priority would be to improve food safety and strengthen disease control measures in Taiwan. Speaki...Read more

  • Genovate, ScinoPharm co-develop Hep B Drug

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Nov, 2013

    Singapore: Taiwan based Genovate Biotechnology and ScinoPharm have jointly developed the highly potent oral generic drug Livepro (Entecavir), representing a new generation of drugs for the ...Read more

  • Taiwan finds genetic marker for pancreatic cancer

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Oct, 2013

    Singapore: Scientists at the National Health Research Institute of Taiwan have discovered genetic markers that can predict the likelihood of surviving pancreatic cancer. According to the N...Read more

  • Biotechnology, medicine is Taiwan's next star industry

    Taiwan |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: Taiwan is striving to elevate its biotechnology and medicine industry with a combined support from both the public and private sectors. The Taiwan Biotechnology Takeoff Diamond ...Read more

  • DaVita to provide dialysis services in Taiwan

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: DaVita, the kidney care division of US-based DaVita HealthCare Partners and a leading provider of kidney care services, has formed a joint venture with Riches Healthcare (RHC), t...Read more

  • Researchers prove hypothesis in population genetics

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: A research team led by Dr Jun-Yi Leu, an associate research fellow at the Institute of Molecular Biology in Taiwan, has validated the long-standing hypothesis in population genet...Read more

  • H7N9 strikes again: Taiwan CDC

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: The Center for Disease control Taipei has reported two laboratory confirmed cases of H7N9 human infection. With this, the Taipei CDC has reported four cases recently. The two ca...Read more

  • Taiwan FDA nods Ph II trial of Hep C drug

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Sep, 2015

    Singapore: China based Ascletis has received Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) approval to start phase II clinical trial for its all-oral interferon (IFN)-free regimen to treat chr...Read more

  • CRO survey: India, China dominate market

    Taiwan |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Nov, 2012

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  • Siemens inks MoU with Taiwan's Yuanpei University

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Jul, 2015

    Singapore: In a bid to improve and promote industry academic partnerships, Taiwan's Yuanpei University has inked a Memorandum of Understanding with Siemens. The ceremony held at Guangyu Art...Read more

  • Taiwan CDC issues travel 'alert' to West Africa

    Taiwan |  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

  • Liposome to begin phase-II trials for its cancer drug

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: Taiwan-based drugmaker, Liposome announced that it had received approval from the Chinese government to begin second-phase clinical trials for its new drug, Lipotecan, that treat...Read more

  • Doctors to be sent to Nigeria to assist Taiwan nationals

    Taiwan |  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

    Taiwan |  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

  • Taiwan steps up rabies surveillance

    Taiwan |  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

  • Taiwan researchers find link between obesity and arterial stiffness

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Dec, 2014

    Singapore: According to a recent research at Taiwan based National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), obesity leads to a reduction in the protein lysyl oxidase (LOX) which accelerates aortic agi...Read more

  • FDA flags GMP issues at Impax's Taiwan facility

    Taiwan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Regulatory hurdles continue to haunt Impax Laboratories and its experimental drug, Rytary, that treats idiopathic Parkinson's disease. After facing a tough time with the FDA at t...Read more

  • Asia bioscience grows 11 percent, crosses $150 bn

    Taiwan |  Analysis | By Nandita Singh | 0 Comment | 21 Jun, 2013

    During the year 2012, the bioscience industry in the Asia Pacific region clocked $154.40 billion in revenues, recording a double-digit growth of 11.07 percent over $139 billion of 2011. Aro...Read more