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Saturday, 24 June 2017

Healthcare News

  • WNS acquires HealthHelp

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 17 Mar, 2017

    WNS Limited, a leading provider of global Business Process Management (BPM) services, announced it has acquired HealthHelp, an industry leader in care management. HealthHelp works closely w...Read more

  • Korea to inaugurate country's first biosafety level-4 lab

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 20 Mar, 2017

    Singapore: The Korean Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced the opening of the country's first biosafety level 4 (BL-4) lab in Osong, a biotech complex in North Chung...Read more

  • Genomic Health unveils data for the Oncotype DX Breast Cancer test

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 17 Mar, 2017

    Genomic Health announced the presentation of 15 abstracts for the Oncotype DX breast cancer test at the 15th St Gallen International Breast Cancer Conference in Vienna, Austria. This test u...Read more

  • A pill form mediated treatment for Clostridium difficile infection

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 14 Mar, 2017

    Clostridium difficile is a bacterium causing inflammation of colon. This infection is commonly associated with hospitals, health care facilities and recent antibiotic use. As reported by t...Read more

  • New study results may lead to a new standard of care for IVF treatment

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 14 Mar, 2017

    Oral dydrogesterone has the potential to become new treatment of choice for an estimated 1.5 million women worldwide who undergo IVF treatment each year. New study results published in Hum...Read more

  • Global obesity has reached pandemic levels: Report

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 14 Mar, 2017

    Urgent action is required to limit the global fallout from rising obesity levels, according to a report published by Aetna International, one of the world's leading health insurance provide...Read more

  • Columbia Pacific acquires Serene Senior Care in India

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 09 Mar, 2017

    Serene Senior Care, a leading senior housing operator in India, is being purchased by Seattle-based Columbia Pacific, owner of Columbia Asia Hospital Group, one of the largest and fastest-g...Read more

  • Singapore strengthens digital health innovation

    Healthcare |  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

  • UK seeks investment from health and life sciences companies worldwide

    Healthcare |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 01 Mar, 2017

    The UK is the number one destination for health and life sciences foreign direct investment in Europe. That's because the fundamentals are strong: a tax structure that rewards innovation, ...Read more

  • “China will continue to rise as a key base for global pharmaceutical manufacturing”

    Healthcare |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 08 Feb, 2017

    It is undoubtedly an interesting time for the contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) sector, and particularly, for companies like STA, with facilities that span China an...Read more

  • WHO publishes a list of "priority pathogens" that need urgent attention

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 28 Feb, 2017

    Singapore: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published a list of antibiotic-resistant "priority pathogens", 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health. The ...Read more

  • Zuellig Pharma launches new innovation in center in Singapore

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 07 Apr, 2017

    Singapore: Zuellig Pharma, a leading healthcare service provider, recently launched its first innovation centre, Zuellig Health Solutions (ZHS), in Singapore. The centre, launched with the ...Read more

  • mClinica raises $6.3 million series A funding

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 15 Feb, 2017

    Singapore-based mClinica has received $6.3 million in series A funding to expand its operations globally. It was led by Silicon Valley-based Unitus Impact and joined by London-headquartered...Read more

  • There is 62% rise in pulmonologist appointments'

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 10 Feb, 2017

    Practo recently released the second edition of its Annual Healthcare Map of India. This report highlights some of the key consumer health concerns. The report is based on those health care ...Read more

  • OrthoSera closes Series B financing round

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 09 Feb, 2017

    OrthoSera GmbH, an orthobiologics company developing serum-based solutions for musculoskeletal indications announces the closure of their Series B financing. All Series A investors teamed u...Read more

  • Epidemic threat looms: Are we ready?

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By Aishwarya Venkatesh | 0 Comment | 08 Feb, 2017

    Singapore: Nowadays all that is needed is a passport! The interconnected world makes it easy for superbugs to travel across continents in a jiffy. This puts all major countries in the world...Read more

  • Proteomic technology platforms investigate the systemic alterations of protein expression

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 08 Feb, 2017

    Proteomics is taking key position in biology and biomedical research. How crucial is the role of proteomics research in diagnosis and treatment of major human diseases? Most of the attenti...Read more

  • Universal healthcare enrolment to see gradual gains in Indonesia

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 08 Feb, 2017

    The study by research firm Business Monitor International Ltd (BMI) states that Indonesia's objective of achieving universal healthcare by 2019 will be highly difficult. Indonesia's pursu...Read more

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