Thursday, 02 April 2020

Healthcare News

  • 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

  • WHO: Invest in local research to improve healthcare

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: WHO has urged countries to invest in local research in order to develop a system of universal health coverage tailored to each individual country's situation to help ensure that ...Read more

  • On the Obamacare prescription

    Healthcare |  Opinion | By Nandita Singh | 0 Comment | 04 Nov, 2013

    Affordable Healthcare Act also known as Obamacare is in the eye of the storm. Despite the widespread outcry, including a "government shutdown" the US is pushing ahead with this healthcare r...Read more

  • Singapore: 898 dengue cases in one week

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Singapore is facing a spike in dengue cases as the country reported 898 cases in the week ending 5 July 2014, risingly sharply from the previous week of 674 cases. According to ...Read more

  • New medical aid fund for rare diseases in Shanghai

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Apr, 2017

    A fund for assisting the medical treatment of patients with rare diseases has been initiated in Shanghai. The fund with starting money of 3 million yuan ($435,000) was jointly raised by rar...Read more

  • Potential early warning signs of osteoporosis found in South Asian women

    Healthcare |  News | 0 Comment | 14 Mar, 2017

    Pre-menopausal South Asian women could be more at risk of developing osteoporosis in later life than white Caucasian women, a new study in the Journal Bone reports.  In the first stud...Read more

  • Columbia Pacific acquires Serene Senior Care

    Healthcare |  News | 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