Saturday, 06 June 2020


Healthcare News

  • 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 t...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 ...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, ...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...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 mor...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 announc...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 Inst...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 infring...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 con...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 m...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,...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 h...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 childho...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 sec...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 influenz...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 resid...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...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...Read more