Friday, 26 May 2017

Healthcare News

  • Google announces a new healthcare company

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Operator of the world's most-popular search engine Google has announced Calico, a new company that will focus on health and well-being, in particular the challenge of aging and a...Read more

  • India's healthcare expenditure lowest in the world: KPMG

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) account for nearly 60 percent of deaths in India annually. The country is estimated to lose $4.58 trillion by 2030 due to them. India clearly faces a large...Read more

  • SymBio to commercialize The Medicines Company's pain drug in Japan

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Global pharmaceutical firm The Medicines Company and Tokyo-based SymBio Pharmaceuticals Ltd. have signed a strategic partnership agreement for commercialization of Ionsys (fentanyl iontopho...Read more

  • Okayama researchers discover boron neutron capture therapy for brain cancer

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Researchers at Okayama University and Kinki University in Japan have found that effective and targeted uptake among malignant cells demonstrates the promise of a simplified boron compound f...Read more

  • Poonam Singh to head WHO in South East Asia

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh takes charge as the WHO regional director for South East Asia from February 01, 2014. She was elected by the 11 Member States of the region in September...Read more

  • Study of DNA repair gets Nobel prize in Chemistry 2015

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Each day our DNA is damaged by UV radiation, free radicals and other carcinogenic substances, but even without such external attacks, a DNA molecule is inherently unstable. Thousands of spo...Read more

  • Philippines registers second MERS case

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: After grabbing four Asian countries into its clutches , MERS has now moved to Philippines. The Department of Health (DOH) has registered the second MERS case in the country after...Read more

  • India inks health pact with the US

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: India and the United States of America (USA) have signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) on Cooperation on Cancer Research, Prevention, Control, Management and Collaboration ...Read more

  • “We think India is a worthy country to expand our business”

    Healthcare |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Could you briefly outline CMIC's profile and its presence in Japan? I can proudly admit that CMIC is the first Contract Research Organization in Japan. In 1992, CMIC Group pioneered the CR...Read more

  • MERS under control: Saudi

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: The Saudi Arabian Health Ministry announced that the menace of MERS could finally be brought under control, with no new cases registered among 6.3 million Umra performers of thi...Read more

  • Bosch invests in Emperra Digital Diabetes Care

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Emperra, a German start-up that has created a digital diabetes management solution consisting of smart hardware and software, has completed a Series B financing round of $3.1 million, with ...Read more

  • Japanese researchers unravel exocrine tissues as target for diabetes treatment

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    A common cause of diabetes is a deficiency of insulin-producing cells in the endocrine tissue of the pancreas. But, the new findings by Japanese researchers at the Center for iPS Cell Resea...Read more

  • India to issue guidelines to regulate antibiotic usage

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: A senior WHO official said that India will soon issue guidelines to regulate the use of antibiotics and their prescription. Speaking at a Media workshop a day before the 68TH Se...Read more

  • GE to sell healthcare finance operations to Capital One

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: General Electric (GE) recently announced that it would sell its US healthcare finance unit to credit card lender Capital One Financial Corp for about $9 billion. The deal, which...Read more

  • Cloud technologies is the next healthcare megatrend: Frost

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Cloud technologies including Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offerings, was valued at USD194.4 million in 2012, according to Frost & Sulli...Read more

  • Japan's Kaketsuken mishandles lethal toxin; lands in trouble

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Japanese health officials have come down heavily on one of Japan's oldest vaccine and drug manufacturers, Kaketsuken (also called Chemo-Sero-Therapeutic Research Institute). Local media ha...Read more

  • mHealth apps market to reach $20.7 bn by 2018: Report

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: A recent report by Research and Markets estimates that global mHealth apps market will reach $6.6 billion in 2013 and will grow to $20.7 billion by 2018 at a CAGR of 25.50 percen...Read more

  • ADB invests $60 mn in Healthcare

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: The Asian development bank (ADB) has approved a $60 million dollar investment in a new healthcare private equity fund, Orbimed Asia partners 2, as part of a strategy to raise ove...Read more

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