Thursday, 02 April 2020

Healthcare News

  • Medical dermatology company Botanix Pharmaceuticals lists on Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Jul, 2016

    Perth, Australia: Medical dermatology company Botanix Pharmaceuticals  will begin trading on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) under the ticker code "BOT". Botanix's ASX debut foll...Read more

  • Top five M&A deals in 2014

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Jan, 2015

    Top five acquisitions in 2014...Read more

  • E-cigarettes 'less harmful' for smokers

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: Though still in its nascent stage, E-cigarettes have managed to generate enough smoke world wide. A study conducted by an international team of scientists recommends e-cigarettes...Read more

  • India announces immediate medical visas for SAARC

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

    Singapore: In a bid to promote medical tourism business in India, Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi announced that medical visas for patients from SAARC countries would be granted immediately...Read more

  • WHO experts meet at Geneva over Ebola crisis

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: As West Africa grapples with the deadly outbreak, global experts at the World Health Organization are meeting in Geneva to discuss newer measures to curtail the spread. CDC has ...Read more

  • Taiwan govt to step up efforts to combat dengue

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

    Singapore: As dengue continues to wreak havoc in Taiwan, the country's government has decided to further heighten efforts to combat the mosquito-borne infection in the southern part of the ...Read more

  • India aims to eradicate TB by 2020

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Nov, 2014

    Singapore: Highlighting the government's plans to eliminate Tuberculosis (TB) from the country's Union Health Minister Mr Harsh Vardhan announced the 'TB-Mission 2020', at the recent WHO's ...Read more

  • 816 passengers being tracked in India for Ebola

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

    Singapore: As per the information bulletin issued by the Indian health ministry, the construction group, Afcons and International SOS have brought back 113 passengers (including 2 Nepalese ...Read more

  • Asian countries on guard, as Ebola spreads

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: The panic button has been hit as a leading medical charity treating Ebola patients in Africa, announced that the 'epidemic in the country was out of control.' Asian countries ha...Read more

  • Taiwan's medtech market to touch $3.1bn by 2020

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: Driven by aging population and universal healthcare system, Taiwan's medical devices market value is expected to increase from $2.2 billion in 2013 to $3.1 billion by 2020, accor...Read more

  • Black carbon in air - Major cause of high BP

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: In a study published in the National Academy of Sciences, researchers explained that pollution from cooking stoves and road highways were a major cause of high blood pressure amo...Read more

  • Pocket size ultrasound device with dual probe: GE

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

    Singapore: GE Healthcare has launched Vscan with Dual Probe to give healthcare providers more uses for pocket ultrasound. The device houses two transducers in a single probe, allowing clini...Read more

  • Manipal hospitals enter Malaysia

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: Manipal group, a leading healthcare services provider, recently announced its plans to build a tertiary care multi-specialty hospital in Bandar Bukit Tinggi, Klang, Malaysia. The...Read more

  • 1,300 Indians die of cancer every day: ICMR

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 May, 2015

    Singapore: With more than 1,300 deaths reported every day, cancer in India has become one of the major causes of death. A new analysis submitted by the National Cancer Registry Program (NCR...Read more

  • Taiwan to form Ebola response teams

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

    Singapore: In wake of new Ebola cases cropping up in the US and Spain, Taiwan health officials have declared that the country's regional hospitals will soon form a specialized Ebola respons...Read more

  • Will social media be the next tool to reform healthcare?

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 Oct, 2014

    Singapore: Recent findings published in the journal 'Trends in Microbiology' reveal that in addition to many potential healthcare benefits, social media could also be used an effective tool...Read more

  • Many South Asians inherit a gene that causes heart failure

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: A new study, conducted by the scientists at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, revealed that up to 8 percent of Indians and other South Asians are carriers...Read more

  • IHH Healthcare and Sime Darby bid to acquire Mahkota Medical Center

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 May, 2015

    Singapore: According to sources, Malaysia's IHH Healthcare and Sime Darby have made offers to acquire Mahkota Medical Center in Malacca. The hospital is owned by Health Management Internati...Read more