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Monday, 24 July 2017

Singapore News

  • NUS launches additive manufacturing facilities for biomedical applications

    Singapore |  News | 0 Comment | 21 Jul, 2017

    The National University of Singapore Centre for Additive Manufacturing (or AM.NUS) was launched by Mr Amrin Amin, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Health, a...Read more

  • Subra Suresh named as NTU President

    Singapore |  News | 0 Comment | 18 Jul, 2017

    Subra Suresh, an eminent Indian- origin scientist in the US has been named as the President of Singapore's prestigious Nanyang Technological University. Suresh, 61, will begin his term as ...Read more

  • Philips and SAM to open oncology center in Singapore

    Singapore |  News | 0 Comment | 07 Jul, 2017

    Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, and the Singapore Institute of Advanced Medicine Holdings (SAM) announced a collaboration with Varian Medical Systems and IBA Worldwide ...Read more

  • First dedicated iron clinic opens in Singapore

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 16 Jun, 2017

    Singapore –Approximately 1 in 3 women and 1 in 2 adults over the age of 55 in Singapore suffer from iron deficiency. The Iron Suites, a clinic in Singapore dedicated to managing iron ...Read more

  • Liver Cancer Awareness Event by Bayer Highlights the Severity of its Incidence

    Singapore |  Analysis | By Priyanka Bajpai | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2017

    LIVER CANCER is the second most leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide and has an incidence of approximately 850,000 new cases. Mortality owing to liver cancer has increased in th...Read more

  • Novel way to track dengue infection

    Singapore |  News | 0 Comment | 08 Jun, 2017

    A team from Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) and Singapore General Hospital (SGH) has found a new use for an 'old' technology in the field of infectious diseases research. Using positron...Read more

  • 3D heart tissue created for drug testing

    Singapore |  News | 0 Comment | 08 Jun, 2017

    Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology of A*STAR Singapore have engineered a three-dimensional heart tissue from human stem cells to test the safety and efficacy ...Read more

  • MOH to ramp up use of apps, robotics to improve home care

    Singapore |  News | 0 Comment | 30 May, 2017

    Gan Kim Yong, health minister, Singapore recently announced that by the end of the year, all Singaporeans can use a new app to call for a nurse and order home care supplies. The applicatio...Read more

  • Device for quick, effective treatment of common hearing disorder

    Singapore |  News | 0 Comment | 26 May, 2017

    A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a novel handheld device, known as CLiKX, for the treatment of a condition called Otitis Media with Effusi...Read more

  • Singapore pioneers use of Smart Health TeleRehab

    Singapore |  News | 0 Comment | 12 May, 2017

    As part of Singapore's Smart Nation Initiative, the city-state will be rolling out the use of Smart Health TeleRehab. This enables therapists to help patients to undergo rehabilitation exe...Read more

  • World's first full body biometric authentication technology announced

    Singapore |  News | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2017

    RAM Group, Singaporean based technology firm, has announced a new breakthrough in biometric authentication based on a novel quantum-state sensor that exploits quantum mechanical properties ...Read more

  • Profit climb for RMG in first quarter

    Singapore |  News | 0 Comment | 27 Apr, 2017

    RAFFLES Medical Group recorded S$15.5 million net profit in its first quarter, up 0.1 per cent from the same period a year ago. Raffles Medical Group, is a private healthcare provider in A...Read more

  • mClinica raises $6.3M to map healthcare data in Southeast Asia

    Singapore |  News | 0 Comment | 27 Apr, 2017

    Singapore-based startup mClinica has announced a $6.3 million Series A raise. mClinica was founded in 2012 and its mission is to provide healthcare data in Southeast Asia, much like Nielsen...Read more

  • NUS launches a risk predicting calculator

    Singapore |  News | 0 Comment | 27 Apr, 2017

    Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a web-based tool that predicts a patient’s 15-day readmission risk by analysing various risk factors. The t...Read more

  • Singapore Press Holdings buys nursing home provider for S$164m

    Singapore |  News | 0 Comment | 27 Apr, 2017

    Singapore Press Holdings is entering the healthcare sector as it acquires Orange Valley (OV) Healthcare Pte. Ltd, an operator of nursing homes and ancillary services. OV's five nursing hom...Read more

  • Holmusk collaborates with Singapore to manage cardio diseases

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 06 Apr, 2017

    Singapore: Holmusk, a global digital health and data analytics company, has embarked on a three-year partnership with National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) to improve care for heart failur...Read more

  • ASEAN Pharma Packaging Conference concludes in Singapore

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 27 Mar, 2017

    Singapore: ASEAN Pharma Packaging Conference, APPCON 2017, was concluded in Singapore on 16th and 17th March 2017, with a focus on highlighting different avenues and challenges of packaging...Read more

  • Singapore strengthens digital health innovation

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 07 Mar, 2017

    Singapore: Singapore-based EDBI and Royal Philips aim to accelerate their joint investment alliance and partner with more innovative companies in the digital health sector. This ambition is...Read more

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