Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Healthcare News

  • Sierra Leone registers 121 Ebola deaths in one day!

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Oct, 2014

    Singapore: Ebola continues to ravage West Africa, as Sierra Leone records 121 deaths and several new infections in one single day. The overall death toll from the epidemic reached 3,439 out...Read more

  • Ebola crisis: Death toll tops 8000

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: Though it's been close to a year now since the first case of Ebola was reported in West Africa, the deadly virus is still making headlines. The World Health Organization has repo...Read more

  • Venous Thromboembolism therapeutics market set to hit $3.7 bn by 2025

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Aug, 2016

    The therapeutics market for venous thromboembolism (VTE), a condition which comprises deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, is set to rise from $2.8 billion in 2015 to $3.7 billion b...Read more

  • Half a million people in China are battling HIV

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

    Singapore: Ahead of the World AIDS Day, Mr Wang Guoqiang, vice director of the National Health and Family Planning Commission in China said that about half a million people living in the co...Read more

  • Cadi launches infant tagging solution

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Thomson Medical Center (TMC) in Singapore has installed Cadi SmartSense Infant Safety Solution (Gen II), a radio frequency identification (RFID) technology for baby tagging solut...Read more

  • An Apple a day keeps obesity away?

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

    Singapore: The non-digestible compounds in apples specifically, Granny Smith apples may help prevent disorders associated with obesity, said scientists at the Washington State University. ...Read more

  • WHO: Boost investment to battle malaria

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

    Singapore: Three out of four people are at risk of malaria in WHO's South-East Asia Region, which is home to a quarter of the world's population. Even though the number of confirmed malaria...Read more

  • Taiwan CDC issues travel 'alert' to West Africa

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

    Singapore: Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned that Taiwanese should avoid unnecessary travel to West Africa, amid the deadly outbreak of Ebola virus in three nations of the c...Read more

  • Biological clock' of cancer cells may kill tumor

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: Scientists are now looking at taking the advantage of the cell's biological clock, to fight tumor cells. According to a research published in the journal Cancer Discovery, scient...Read more

  • Doctors to be sent to Nigeria to assist Taiwan nationals

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

    Singapore: The Taiwan Center for Disease Control (CDC) has announced that a team of physicians will be sent to Nigeria, a country hit by the blood borne Ebola virus, to assist Taiwanese nat...Read more

  • Taiwan hospital operator convicted on fraud charges

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

    Singapore: Following reports that a hospital operator in Changhua County, Taiwan was convicted for alleged defrauding, the Taiwan Healthcare Reform Foundation has emphasized for changes to ...Read more

  • Public Stem Cell banking: an Initiative to save lives

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

    Singapore: In a bid to save millions of children by preserving their stem cells, Life cells, India's largest umblical cord banking system is setting up a public stem cell bank at the cost o...Read more

  • Taiwan steps up rabies surveillance

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: In wake of the nation's first rabies vaccine infection reported in an animal this year, the Taiwan Center for Disease Control has recently activated a contingency measure to prov...Read more

  • We have to get rid of this virus'-UN ebola mission head

    Healthcare |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: Mr Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the newly appointed head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), emphasized on the challenge of handling ebola virus and...Read more

  • New drug combo may treat malaria more effectively

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

    Singapore: According to a new study, published in the journal PLOS Medicine, a combination therapy of naphthoquine and artemisinin drugs is highly effective in treating malaria in kids. Th...Read more

  • India, UN ink a pact for Ebola relief

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

    Singapore: India has recently inked an accord with the UN, thus affirming its contributions to the international fight against the Ebola outbreak. Under the terms of the agreement, among ma...Read more

  • Ebola Scare: 21,799 passengers screened so far

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

    Singapore: Global Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) epidemiological situation in EVD affected countries and travel-associated spread was reviewed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. A det...Read more

  • Eating fish may prevent hearing loss

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

    Singapore: A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition highlighted that two or more servings of fish per week could lower the risk of acquired hearing loss. A two de...Read more