Sunday, 24 March 2019

Healthcare News

  • Saudi notifies WHO of 5 new MERS cases

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Saudi Arabia has notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of five new MERS cases and one death in the country. The Ministry of Health reported that all new cases were middle-...Read more

  • WHO urges Asia to bolster MERS vigilance

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

    Singapore: The Saudi Arabian Health Ministry has notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of one more new case of MERS recently. The latest developments boost the number of MERS-CoV in...Read more

  • Food allergies may be due to mom's habits during preganacy

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

    Singapore: Scientists at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Melbourne have established a striking link between childhood food allergies and habits of the mother during pregnancy. ...Read more

  • Asia lacks capacity to prevent and care hearing loss: WHO survey

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Mar, 2014

    Singapore: Over 5 percent of the world's population, 360 million people, has disabling hearing loss and the highest prevalence is found in Asia Pacific, South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa wh...Read more

  • Wireless patient monitoring attracting VC interest

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Wireless patient monitoring (WPM) technology is attracting the interest of market majors as well as a significant number of start-ups. Venture capitalists (VCs) are showing keen...Read more

  • Deadly outbreak of Swine flu grips India

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Feb, 2015

    Singapore: A deadly swine flu outbreak has gripped India, killing nearly 206 people in a single week, thus raising this year's death toll to 407. The total number of reported cases in the c...Read more

  • GE launches noiseless MR scanner in Singapore

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: GE Healthcare has installed Silent Scan, a MR scanner with reduced noise, at the National University Hospital (NUH), Singapore. "Designing for the patient experience is part of ...Read more

  • Healthcare in Nanjing gets a boost

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 May, 2014

    Singapore: International Enterprise (IE) Singapore and the Nanjing Health Bureau have come together as part of a plan to facilitate exchanges between Singapore and Nanjing's public and priv...Read more

  • Medical coding needs better documentation technology

    Healthcare |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Aug, 2013

    In most US healthcare information technology (HIT) environments, the speed and accuracy of medical coding relies heavily on the narrative that a physician details during a patient consult...Read more

  • Microsoft-GE JV signs medical records deal with NZ firm

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Caradigm, a Microsoft and GE Healthcare company, and New Zealanad-based Orion Health, a global leader in eHealth technology and interoperability, are integrating Orion Health's m...Read more

  • Morocco warns Haj pilgrims of MERS threat

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: With MERS cases increasing by the day, some countries like Morocco have advised their pilgrims not to go for the haj pilgrimage, in Saudi Arabia this year. According to a report...Read more

  • The world's first smart insulin pens with automatic wireless data transfer

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Aug, 2016

    GERMANY: Emperra GmbH based in Germany is launching the world's first Bluetooth insulin pen on the market and therefore expanding its ESYSTA product system's function. The new ESYSTA BT pen...Read more

  • Teen patients get mobile game app to fight cancer

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Global health service company Cigna is developing HopeLab's cancer-fighting gaming app 'Re-Mission 2: Nanobot's Revenge' onto phones and tablets for young cancer patient in the w...Read more

  • Travelers, keep mosquitoes at bay: US CDC

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: The United States health officials are on high alert and are said to have urged the health authorities to conduct an eagle-eyed mission for eradication of mosquitoes and subsequ...Read more

  • WHO instructs Korea to raise cigarette prices

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: The Health and Welfare Ministry of Korea said that it planned to hike cigarette prices, in the interest of health and well-being of the Korean citizens. The current cigarette pri...Read more

  • Report: Australians smoking, drinking less

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: The national health report released by the Federal Government's Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has pointed out that Australian's are smoking less, drinking less and l...Read more

  • Healthcare needs change in business process'

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Jan, 2014

    Singapore: Healthcare across the Asia-Pacific is in a state of accelerated evolution due to not only changing demographics, but also due to disruptions in the traditional industry value-cha...Read more

  • Chemo outlives other treatments for cancer

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: A new research on prostate cancer treatment could upend the earlier practice, said researchers. Studies revealed that chemotherapy was the best possible choice for treating prost...Read more

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