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Saturday, 24 June 2017

Healthcare News

  • Singapore's Fortis Surgical Hospital is now Concord Medical Services

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 16 Oct, 2015

    Singapore: Concord Medical Services, China based hospital management solution provider, has received Singapore's approval to change the name of the Fortis Surgical Hospital, which was acqui...Read more

  • Global Clostridium difficile infections market to soar to $1.5 bn by 2024

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 30 Oct, 2015

    The global therapeutics and prophylactics market for Clostridium difficile infections (CDIs) will expand more than fourfold from $356.3 million in 2014 to over $1.5 billion by 2024, represe...Read more

  • Taiwan, US organize workshop on MERS

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 17 Aug, 2015

    Singapore: A three day workshop focusing on testing and diagnosis of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) was recently held in Taiwan, jointly organized by Taiwan and the United States. ...Read more

  • India's AYUSH becomes popular in Asia

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 22 Jul, 2015

    Singapore: With the ancient Indian medicine systems AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy) gaining popularity in Asian countries, the Ministry of AYUSH is receiving requests t...Read more

  • FDA grants approval to Zika virus Test

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 02 May, 2016

    Singapore: Recently the US Food and Drug Administration granted emergency approval to the first ever commercial test to diagnose the deadly Zika virus. The test, developed by Quest Diagnost...Read more

  • Singapore's mobile app to guide insulin dosage

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 03 Oct, 2013

    Singapore: Many patients with type 2 diabetes who are new to insulin therapy face the daily challenge of not knowing how much insulin to inject at the appropriate time. Part of the reason i...Read more

  • Abbott, BD, Bio-Rad likely to continue dominance in Microbiology testing market

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 24 Aug, 2016

    According to market research firm Mordor Intelligence, the global market for microbiology testing is estimated to be $3.35 billion in 2016, and is expected to reach $5.77 billion by 2021, g...Read more

  • Multi-blockbuster drugs to drive immuno-oncology market to $34 bn by 2024

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 20 Apr, 2016

    The company's latest report states that the approval and uptake of immuno-oncology products is set to burgeon due to increased recognition of their long and durable tumor responses, which a...Read more

  • "Must have access to credible information"

    Healthcare |  Influencers | By Amrita Tejasvi | 0 Comment | 09 Dec, 2015

    How can technology be instrumental and more effective in empowering patients to manage diseases? Technology which can provide educational information to patients in their own language and ...Read more

  • Practo acquires Insta Health

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 14 Sep, 2015

    Singapore: Practo has announced the acquisition of Insta Health Solutions for $12 million (approx Rs 80 crore). Insta Health, founded by Mr Ramesh Emami, ex-CTO at Wipro Technologies, is a ...Read more

  • Healthcare IT to the rescue

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By Sheetal Sukhija | 0 Comment | 23 May, 2014

    The marriage of healthcare with technology has given birth to one of the top alarmingly booming industries across the world - Healthcare IT. The digital healthcare market today is buzzing ...Read more

  • Study: Zoonotic transmission of influenza viruses

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

    Singapore: A latest research conducted by the scientists at the University of Florida revealed the presence of equine influenza virus in camels. The study elaborated that the influenza A vi...Read more

  • Daiichi Sankyo's tumor treatment gets Breakthrough Therapy Designation

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 02 Nov, 2015

    Tokyo: Daiichi Sankyo Inc and Plexxikon Inc, a member of the Daiichi Sankyo Group, has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation ...Read more

  • Future of Healthcare in Asia

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By Amrita Tejasvi | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2014

    Healthcare industry is in a period of evolution accelerated by changing demographics and market forces propelled by insurge of healthcare awareness, availability of technology and fast acce...Read more

  • Mr José Almeida is Baxter's new CEO and chairman

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 29 Oct, 2015

    Singapore: Baxter International has appointed Mr José (Joe) Almeida as the company's chairman and chief executive officer (CEO), effective January 1, 2016. Almeida will join the company ...Read more

  • Cytori appoints John Harris to manage Japanese clients

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 10 Sep, 2015

    Cytori Therapeutics Inc. has appointed John D Harris as Vice President and General Manager of Cell Therapy, a newly created role to be based in Tokyo, Japan. The role will focus on growth ...Read more

  • MIT, Kyoto researchers invent RNA-based gene circuits

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 04 Aug, 2015

    Tokyo: A joint collaboration between the researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University, has led t...Read more

  • Algeria reports first MERS death

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 11 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: The Algerian health ministry has confirmed the first MERS fatality in the state. The 59-year-old victim had returned from a pilgrimage to Mecca and was  hospitalized for 11 days...Read more

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