Sunday, 29 March 2020

Healthcare News

  • Malaysia can bet on medical tourism industry: Analyst

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

    Singapore: Compared to other countries in ASEAN, Malaysia has a higher-than-average availability of medical personnel and high quality facilities providing treatments across different range...Read more

  • SE Asian health ministers to meet in Dili

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Sep, 2015

    Singapore:The World Health Organization recently announced that health ministers from 11 Southeast Asian nations are scheduled to hold meetings in Dili, Timor Leste from September 7 to 11 t...Read more

  • Australia to ban sunbeds to reduce skin cancer cases

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

    Singapore: In a bid to reduce the soaring cases of skin cancer in the country, many states of Australia are set to ban commercial sunbeds in the New Year. The ban will be implemented with i...Read more

  • New Ebola cases reported in DCR

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: Ebola grabs yet another country into its clutches with 15 deaths reported from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Health Minister Dr Felix Kabange Numbi confirmed the re...Read more

  • Cure for peanut allergies found?

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Feb, 2015

    Singapore: Peanut allergy is one of the most dreaded forms of allergies across the globe. It is recognized as some of the most severe forms of allergies that can result in fatal anaphylacti...Read more

  • Good sugar control key in diabetes management: Study

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

    Singapore: Keeping blood sugar levels under control helps in reduction of heart attack, stroke, heart failure or amputation by about 17 percent among Type 2 diabetics, a new study has revea...Read more

  • Global Graft-versus-Host Disease treatment market to thrive; to touch $545 mn by 2023

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

    The company's latest report states that the impressive growth, which will occur across the six Major Markets (6MM) of the US, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and the UK, will be primarily dri...Read more

  • NZ team unveils new mental health app

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

    Singapore: All Right?, a public health campaign in New Zealand, has unveiled a new mental health app designed to help quake victims recover from trauma and promote general well-being. The a...Read more

  • Smartphones preferred channel for healthcare'

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Smart phones are the preferred tool for patient's engagement and communication with their healthcare providers and people are looking forward to get more healthcare services righ...Read more

  • AIDS 2014: India HIV Alliance raises human rights issue

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: At the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) being held in Melbourne from July 20th-25th, India HIV/AIDS Alliance is highlighting the vulnerability of marginalised popul...Read more

  • JCI appoints Mr Prabhu Vinayagam as APAC chief

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Joint Commission International (JCI) has appointed Dr Prabhu Vinayagam in the role of managing director of Asia-Pacific region based in Singapore. JCI is a not-for-profit affili...Read more

  • Ebola continues to wreck havoc

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: The deadly Ebola hits the panic button again, but this time in West Africa. Killing over 600, the virus is reigning over three African countries, leaving health experts clueless ...Read more

  • MERS cases are dwindling: WHO

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: The World Health Organization has said that the number of MERS cases were reducing, compared to the statistics in months earlier this year. WHO assistant director-general, Dr Ke...Read more

  • Healthcare information security, privacy will be priorities'

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

    Technology will continue to play a crucial role in improving the quality of healthcare delivery in 2014. Electronic health records (EHR) adoption will remain a key focus for health organiza...Read more

  • Mobile health market to reach $58 bn by 2020: Study

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Nov, 2013

    Singapore: Global mobile health (mHealth) market was valued at $6.7 billion in 2012 and is estimated to reach $8.3 billion by the end of 2013, according to a report by Allied Market Researc...Read more

  • Four new cases of H7N9 reported in China

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

    Singapore: The National and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) announced four cases of human infection with the Avian Influenza A (H7N9) virus. However, there are no travel or trade restric...Read more

  • How to ensure that mobile health data is accurate, secure?

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

    Mobile devices are an increasingly critical component of modern life, and that trend holds true for laboratories as well. In life sciences - and many other industries - the incredible (an...Read more

  • Philippines urges its Muslims to forgo Haj this year

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: The Philippines Health Ministry has urged its large Muslim population to abort the haj pilgrimage this year, due to MERS fears. The health department spokesperson Mr Lee Suy, sai...Read more



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