Thursday, 02 April 2020

Healthcare News

  • Saudi Health Ministry registers two new MERS cases

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

    Singapore: The Health Ministry of Saudi notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of two additional laboratory confirmed cases of infection with the MERS corona virus. The new victims r...Read more

  • Israel plays down MERS risk

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

    Singapore: Even as piligrims traveling for Haj continue to be gripped with fear of MERS, the Israel Ministry of Health has rest assured the citizens about the deadly disease. The ministry ...Read more

  • Blood test to predict Alzheimer's with 90% accuracy

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

    Singapore: Researchers from the Georgetown University in Washington DC, US, have revealed that testing levels of 10 fats in the blood could predict the occurrence of Alzheimer's disease in ...Read more

  • AIHW report: Healthcare costs rising

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

    Singapore: The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has presented a report that showed that though health costs are on the rise, the share of Commonwealth's total bill is decre...Read more

  • Mobile health apps to touch $26 bn by 2017

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: A new study by Global Information titled, 'Global Mobile Health Market Report 2013-17', revealed that the market for mobile health services has now entered the commercialization ...Read more

  • BioEnable to prevent baby mix-ups in hospitals

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Jan, 2013

    Mumbai: BioEnable Technologies, a leading identification and tracking solutions company based in the city of Pune, India, has introduced a new infant protection system for new born identifi...Read more

  • Virtual operation table simulator gets US patent

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: US based-Simbionix, a medical education and simulation training provider, has been granted a US patent for its patient specific simulation product, the PROcedure Rehearsal Studio...Read more

  • Anytime-Anywhere' is the latest trend in personal health monitoring

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

    Healthcare has historically been provided in clinics and hospitals globally. With rising costs of healthcare, aging population, the desire to stay healthy even while indulging on an unhea...Read more

  • Is the traditional healthcare system collapsing?

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Feb, 2014

    Singapore: Globally, the healthcare industry is in a state of accelerated evolution due to changing demographics and various market forces. These are giving rise to disruptions in the tradi...Read more

  • Ebola epidemic: No relief in sight

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

    Singapore: Dr Cheik Humar Khan, who was heroically battling the deadly Ebola in West Africa, has been reported to have contracted the disease himself. Ebola wreaks havoc through West Afric...Read more

  • Ziena Jalil: NZ, Singapore have much to learn from each other

    Healthcare |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 May, 2013

    New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is New Zealand government's national economic development agency and works to stimulate economic growth by helping to boost export earnings, strength...Read more

  • Healthcare spending by BRICS nations to increase'

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

    Singapore: The PwC report in Indian context mentions that India's infrastructure requirement is also significant and as per estimates, the country requires to add 650,000 beds which will tr...Read more

  • Biocon signs PPP to deliver e-healthcare program in Odisha

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

    Singapore: Biocon Foundation, OTTET (Orissa Trust of Technical Education) and Canara Bank have signed a public private partnership (PPP) with the Odisha government to deliver an e-healthcar...Read more

  • Bangladesh reports first deadly MERS case

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) confirmed its first MERS case in Bangladesh. The 53-year-old infected man was a Bangladesh born, US resident, ...Read more

  • Infectious diseases on the rise in China

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Oct, 2014

    Singapore: According to a data reported by Reuters, a total of 1,477 people have died of infectious diseases in China in last September. The National Health and Family Planning Commission ...Read more

  • Philips launches healthcare IT services

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

    Singapore: Royal Philips, Philips' healthcare division, has launched Healthcare Informatics Solutions and Services, a new business group within Philips' Healthcare sector that offers hospit...Read more

  • Healthcare leverages on doc management systems

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

    Anyone who conducts clinical trials knows that paper clinical documents and electronic processes consume staffing expenses, storage facilities and complicate compliance. Clinical Document...Read more

  • GE launches virtual diagnostic tool for blood diseases

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Mar, 2014

    Singapore: Clarient Diagnostic Service, a GE Healthcare company, has launched a new diagnostic service known as PATHSiTE Virtual HemeFISH (VHF) to its fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FI...Read more