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Sunday, 23 July 2017

Healthcare News

  • First Global Manipal Convention to be held in Malaysia

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: The first Global Manipal Alumni Health, Science and Technology Convention will be conducted in Kuala Lumpur on August 7-8, 2014. The event, organized by the Manipal Alumni Associ...Read more

  • MNCs stride ahead in Healthcare IT Solutions

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By Amrita Tejasvi | 0 Comment | 06 May, 2014

    Information technology (IT) has emerged as a viable solution to cut down the cost of healthcare industry through solutions like cloud computing, mobile health services, real time monitoring...Read more

  • Dengue endemic in Malaysia

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 23 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Dengue has gripped Malaysia in a deadly epidemic with more than 48,000 people falling victim to the disease this season. The government has set up a national task emergency forc...Read more

  • Saudi notifies WHO of two new MERS cases

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 26 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Saudi Arabia notified the World Health Organisation (WHO) of two new MERS cases reported in the country. The new cases raised Saudi's infectious toll to 710 cases with 292 deaths...Read more

  • Suspected epidemic kills 42 children in Bihar, India

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: A mysterious epidemic is daunting the state of Bihar claiming the lives of 42 children, so far. The disease, suspected to be an outbreak of encephalitis is spreading fast in the ...Read more

  • Diabetes: Soon a 'national health emergency' in UK

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Diabetes charity UK said that diabetes in UK had swelled up to become a national public health emergency with 2,80,000 people reported to suffer from the chronic illness every ye...Read more

  • Paul Ramsay leaves $3 bn to Ramsay Healthcare

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

    Singapore: The founder of Ramsay Health Care, Mr Paul Ramsay breathed his last and even during his last moments left more than $3 billion to the foundation bearing his name. The 78-year-ol...Read more

  • ICRISAT appoints new director-general

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 06 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: The governing board of the International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has announced the appointment of Mr David Bergvinson, as the next director gener...Read more

  • Singapore opens its biggest neuroscience institute

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

    Singapore: National Neuroscience Research Institute Singapore (NNRIS), a joint venture by the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, has been launched t...Read more

  • MMR complaints against WebMD for patent infringement

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 04 Oct, 2013

    Singapore: MyMedicalRecords, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MMRGlobal, has announced the filing of a complaint for infringement of two of MMR's US patents against WebMD Health and WebMD Healt...Read more

  • Obesity an epidemic in developing countries'

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Out of 2.1 billion obese population in the world, 15 percent are the Indians and Chinese, reveals a study conducted by the Global Burden of Disease published in Lancet medical jo...Read more

  • Obese children more prone to Asthma: Study

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Researchers from the UK and Australia proved in a study that excess weight and obesity among children was a major reason contributing to Australia's high rates of asthma. The st...Read more

  • Cognizant acquires TriZetto

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

    Singapore: In a bid to expand its market position in the healthcare sector, Cognizant purchased Colorado-based TriZetto, a healthcare IT services provider for $2.7 billion. Speaking about ...Read more

  • H7N9 claims more lives in China

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 20 Feb, 2014

    Singapore: Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection (CHP) and the provincial health department have reported eight new human cases of H7N9 Avian Influenza in four Chinese provinces. The de...Read more

  • Vaccines do not cause autism: Study

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 30 May, 2014

    Singapore: Researchers from the University of Sydney, have dismissed any link between development of autism and childhood vaccination programs. In a study that covered more than 1.25 milli...Read more

  • Taiwan's Apex Medical forays into Indian market

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 07 May, 2015

    Apex Medical Corporation, a $75 million company and a major player in the respiratory therapy and pressure area care sectors, has made its debut into Indian market with the launch of its th...Read more

  • H10N8 strain of bird flu not a threat to humans'

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 30 May, 2014

    Singapore: The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that H10N8 strain of the continually evolving avian influenza virus is not a current threat to public health. H10N8 is a descenda...Read more

  • Dengue scare swirls Taiwan: CDC

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 23 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: With dengue cases sky rocketing, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued a high alert for Taiwanese residents as increasing number of cases were reported from the country. R...Read more

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