Thursday, 02 April 2020

Healthcare News

  • Bayer to divest Diabetes Care business to Panasonic Healthcare for EUR 1,022 mn

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Jun, 2015

    Bayer AG has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Diabetes Care business to Panasonic Healthcare Holdings Co., Ltd., a company which is backed by funds sponsored by leading globa...Read more

  • FMI, Indonesia's Lippo Group collaborate to form JV

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 May, 2015

    Singapore: First Myanmar Investment (FMI), one of Myanmar's largest public companies, announced collaboration with Indonesia's Lippo Group to provide international standard healthcare servi...Read more

  • New vulnerable site on HIV discovered

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) have discovered a new vulnerable site on HIV. "HIV has very few known ...Read more

  • Philips launches tablet sized ultrasound in Kenya

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

    Singapore: Royal Philips has launched a mobile ultrasound system VISIQ, a tablet sized device, in Kenya for remote monitoring of expectant mothers. According to the Philips 'Fabric of Afri...Read more

  • Swine Flu takes its toll on India

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: A massive H1N1 outbreak has taken its toll in India, killing at least 75 people and afflicting another 70 according to the country's officials. Most of the deaths have been repor...Read more

  • Ebola scare: Healthcare workers to leave Africa

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

    Singapore: With large number of healthcare workers falling prey to the flesh-eating virus, several organizations from global countries are pulling out their workers from the affected West A...Read more

  • WHO seeks action to reduce alarming rise of NCDs

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: The World Health Organization has urged its member nations to devise action plans and reduce the global burden of non-communicable diseases. A new report on the global non commun...Read more

  • Electronics giant enters the Pharma market

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

    Singapore: South Korea's biggest company, Samsung Group, is venturing into the drug industry, investing at least $2 billion in biopharmaceuticals, including expanding biosimilars. The list ...Read more

  • Mysterious litchi syndrome, kills 8 in India

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: A new virus spreading from the litchi fruit has killed at least eight children and left several others serious in the Malda district in West Bengal, India. The affected children ...Read more

  • After Maggi, its now Dettol !

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Jun, 2015

    Singapore: According to reports, a sample of Dettol soap another product from a multi-national brand owned by Reckitt Benckiser (RB) India, has failed laboratory test. Along with Dettol, 10...Read more

  • IHH,TPG vie for control of Global Hospitals

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Feb, 2015

    Singapore: According to sources, Malaysia's IHH healthcare and the US private equity firm, TPG capital Managemnet are vying to buy controlling stake in India's Global Hospitals, valuing the...Read more

  • H7N9 strikes again: Taiwan CDC

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

    Singapore: The Center for Disease control Taipei has reported two laboratory confirmed cases of H7N9 human infection. With this, the Taipei CDC has reported four cases recently. The two ca...Read more

  • US Doctors fall victim to 'flesh-eating' virus

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Healthcare workers and missionaries who were battling the deadly Ebola, are now falling prey to the virus. Ebola has gripped the African continent with fear, killing 670 people i...Read more

  • Despite ZMapp treatment, doctor dies of Ebola

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: The Liberian Health Ministry has confirmed the death of a doctor hailing from the country, who had been battling the deadly Ebola virus. The doctor is said to have received the ...Read more

  • Preventive healthcare is the necessity'

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

    Singapore: Globally, pharma and healthcare expenditure is expected to rise sharply across this decade, from 6.12 trillion in 2010 to 10.83 trillion in 2020, marking an increase of approxima...Read more

  • Nearly 100 Indians die of swine flu in 3 days

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

    Singapore: A deadly swine flu outbreak is sweeping through India killing another 100 people in three days, raising the death toll to 585. Nearly 8,423 people have been infected by the virus...Read more

  • India's Union Budget 2014 Highlights

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

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  • Anti-ebola drug to be used widely

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Feb, 2015

    Singapore: Guinea government officials have announced that the anti-ebola experimental drug, being developed by Toyama Chemical, a subsidary of Fujifilm, has been approved. The drug, which ...Read more