Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Singapore News

  • Singapore eye hospital, Bayer raise AMD awareness

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) and Bayer HealthCare are urging on earlier diagnosis and treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most common cause of irr...Read more

  • Breakthrough in Hepatitis B research

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: Scientists from A*STAR's Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences (SICS), together with clinical collaborators from London, discovered for the first time that children and youn...Read more

  • New A*Star lab to make chemicals from agri waste

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: The Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences (ICES), a research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), officially opened its Metabolic Engi...Read more

  • Medical devices smarten up

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Nov, 2012

    The medical devices industry has progressed by leaps and bounds in the recent past and this is evident from the several innovative strides that some of the firms in this sector have taken. ...Read more

  • Vietnam, Quintiles enter deal to advance clinical trials

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Nov, 2013

    Singapore: Vietnam Ministry of Health's Administration of Science, Technology and Training (ASTT) has signed an agreement with Quintiles to enhance clinical research in this growing nation ...Read more

  • Experts: Pneumococcal disease should be a priority

    Singapore |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: International and regional healthcare experts at the 2013 Asia PDC have urged the public to make the fight against pneumococcal disease in young children under five and in adults...Read more

  • Singapore tweaks rules to fast-track product access

    Singapore |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 May, 2012

    Recently, Health Sciences Authority (HSA) of Singapore enhanced its regulatory framework for low-risk Class A and B medical devices to ensure lower regulatory fees for these products and fa...Read more

  • Aurionpro's SCMProFit suite - a huge sucess:SFS

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Singapore based SFS Pharma Logistics registered its first success in global supply chain management platform by going live with Aurionpro's SCMProFit suite in six countries. SFS ...Read more

  • AstraZeneca launches Brilinta for prevention of thrombotic events

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 May, 2012

    Singapore: AstraZeneca has launched Brilinta (ticagrelor) for the prevention of atherothrombotic events in adult patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS). Brilinta is the first antiplat...Read more

  • Women in life sciences – A peep into the lives of inspirational figures

    Singapore |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Mar, 2013

    We come across several women in the field of biotechnology at the graduation and post-graduation level of education. However, there are only those select few who are able to climb the ladde...Read more

  • Singapore's 1st cloud-based ECG monitor gets CE mark

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Singapore-based WEB Biotechnology, developer of the world's first cloud-based continuous ECG monitor called Spyder, achieved CE certification for its ECG monitoring solution. The...Read more

  • A*Star scientists solve century-old mystery

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: A*STAR scientists from the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) have solved the problem of how Candida albicans causes hospital-acquired infections of the blood, an iss...Read more

  • BSA-CMR Survey: India, China lead in APAC CRO sector

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Sep, 2013

    The fifth edition of the annual BioSpectrum Asia Pacific clinical research organization (CRO) Survey, which is conducted in association with CyberMedia Research (CMR), yet again identifie...Read more

  • Yaskawa Electric invests in ReWalk exoskeleton

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

    Singapore: Israel-based ARGO Medical Technologies has partnered with innovative robotics experts Yaskawa Electric, Japan, as it continues the global expansion of its ReWalk exoskeleton devi...Read more

  • Osteoporosis is an emerging crisis in APAC: Report

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Dec, 2013

    Singapore: A new report, launched by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), shows that osteoporosis is a looming crisis throughout the Asia Pacific, with the number of fracture su...Read more

  • Singapore approves oral pill for prostate cancer

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: For the first time in Singapore, a new oral treatment is available to advanced stage prostate cancer patients in whom the disease has progressed while on, or after chemotherapy. ...Read more

  • Genting to acquire 20% equity stake in TauRx

    Singapore |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Singapore-based TauRx Pharmaceuticals has received equity investment of $31.5 million from Genting Management Singapore (GMS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Genting Berhad. The am...Read more

  • Singapore takes a lipidomics leap

    Singapore |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Jan, 2013

    After proteomics and genomics, lipidomics promises to be the next emerging field of research in the bioscience industry. Its potential use in healthcare, including disease prediction and di...Read more