Sunday, 25 August 2019

Healthcare News

  • Social media, mobile apps transform healthcare in APAC

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

    Key tenets pervade the way in which healthcare ecosystems are rapidly changing: quality, outcomes, cost (efficiencies and return on investment), and accessibility. Whether a country has a...Read more

  • Can we fix the gap?

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By Aishwarya Venkatesh  | 0 Comment | 15 Aug, 2015

    It is always about people. For any organization to succeed talented workforce is as important as money, vision and an innovative idea. With global increase in demand for medicines and qual...Read more

  • Biosimulation market size to reach $3.77 bn by 2024

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Aug, 2016

    The unprecedented global shift in the adoption of unhealthy lifestyles is resulting in the high prevalence of chronic diseases, such as cancer and diabetes, is expected to drive the biosimu...Read more

  • Vasectomy intensifies prostate cancer risk: Study

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Scientists at Harvard Medical School in the US have published a research in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, elaborating that vasectomy before 38 years in men posed a high risk ...Read more

  • Global antibody production market to reach $13.28 bn by 2021

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Aug, 2016

    The improved approval rate of therapeutic antibodies by regulatory authorities, patent expiry of blockbuster monoclonal antibodies, increasing adoption of targeted immunotherapy, and increa...Read more

  • Atrial Fibrillation market to peak in 2022 before rapid decline to $4.9 bn by 2025

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Aug, 2016

    The atrial fibrillation market will expand from approximately $8 billion in 2015 to hit its peak of $11.8 billion in 2022, after which the impact of patent expiries will see the market valu...Read more

  • mHealth market to rise in developing countries'

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 May, 2014

    Singapore: Global Mobile health (mhealth) market is expected to soar by 2018 with a CAGR of 25.5 percent experts have said. The major drivers of this market are the growing adoption of smar...Read more

  • GE acquires API Healthcare

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Feb, 2014

    Singapore: GE has acquired API Healthcare, a healthcare workforce management solution, to expand its services in Hospital Operations Management (HOM) portfolio, which gives hospitals real-t...Read more

  • Taiwan strengthens its anti-bird flu surveillance

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

    Singapore: Changhua's Animal Disease Control Center unveiled two new vehicles to keep bird flu virus at bay. The new equipments are capable of disinfecting the farm areas where domesticated...Read more

  • HIMSS APAC kicks off in Singapore

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: HIMSS (Healthcare Information Management Systems Society) Asia Pacific Digital healthcare Week kicked off in Singapore on Sept 15th with a strong note that in the time to come he...Read more

  • DKSH expands its Malaysian unit

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: DKSH Business Unit Healthcare has expanded its infrastructure, by opening a new healthcare distribution center in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia. The center represents a significa...Read more

  • 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



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