Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Healthcare News

  • 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

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