Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Healthcare News

  • Two, 'too-similar' research papers on MERS published online

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

    Singapore: Scientists are puzzled by a similar data on MERS research published in two leading journals the first in Emerging Infectious Diseases(EID), the other later in The New England Jou...Read more

  • Measles deaths decline by 78%: WHO

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

    Singapore: Death by measles has reached historic lows, dropping by 78 percent from more than 562,000 in 2000 to 122,000 in 2012, according to a report by WHO. According to the report, meas...Read more

  • Heart pump: A new hope to heart failure patients

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: A 39-year-old man, the first patient in Vietnam to have a surgically implanted heart pump inside his chest has been reported to be in a good condition. Mr Hoang Quoc B, received...Read more

  • Hope floats for HIV patients!

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 14 Jan, 2014

    Compared to the times of complete despair and loss of hope, there has been a remarkable scale up of treatment over the period of time, for HIV that causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome...Read more

  • PPPs instrumental in combating dengue: ASEAN

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) said that an estimated 2.5 billion people are at risk of dengue globally, of whom 1.8 billion people live in Asian countries. T...Read more

  • Soon, aging may be reversed!

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

    Singapore: Few Researchers from the University of Birmingham have identified the role played by an enzyme (11β-HSD1) in the reversing effects of aging including age-related muscle wastin...Read more

  • Digital healthcare, the next big thing

    Healthcare |  Opinion | By Nandita Singh | 0 Comment | 07 Aug, 2013

    A radical shift in how healthcare is delivered globally is underway. Game-changing developments in sensor technologies with applications in diagnostics, big data and mobile healthcare apps ...Read more

  • Tensys, Zhejiang sign patient monitoring system deal

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Tensys Medical, a leader in the development and commercialization of continuous, non-invasive hemodynamic patient monitoring systems, entered into a commercial agreement with Zh...Read more

  • Measles claimed 158,000 lives in 2011: CDC

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Dec, 2013

    Singapore: Fifty years after the approval of an effective vaccine against measles, one of the world's most contagious diseases, the virus still poses a threat to domestic and global health ...Read more

  • J&J inks pact with research org to solve healthcare woes

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2015

    Singapore: Johnson & Johnson has begun a new research partnership in collaboration with immunologist and Washington University professor, Dr Emil Unanue and his colleagues to explore ho...Read more

  • WHO: Universal healthcare key to improve global health

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Feb, 2015

    Singapore: In a recent meeting held at Singapore, the World Health Organization described universal healthcare as a powerful tool to fight inequality and achieve uniform growth in health st...Read more

  • Frost & Sullivan to honor exemplary achievers

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

    Singapore: Frost & Sullivan has announced that its 6th Annual India Healthcare Excellence Awards 2014 will be held on September 19 2014, in Mumbai, India. The coveted Awards platform e...Read more

  • Napier appoints Mr Sahel Mattar as VP-consulting

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

    Singapore: Singapore based healthcare technology and services provide Napier Healthcare has appointed Mr Sahel Mattar as vice president of global consulting and services taking charge of st...Read more

  • Tiatros uses technology to build 'CarePod' around patients

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

    Health technology company Tiatros is positioned to ride the digital health wave in the coming years. Its mobile solution improves coordination of care across the healthcare system, and ma...Read more

  • Malaria mortality axed by 45% globally in a decade: WHO

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Dec, 2013

    Singapore: Global efforts to control and eliminate malaria have saved an estimated 3.3 million lives since 2000, reducing malaria mortality rates by 45 percent globally and by 49 percent in...Read more

  • Ebola fear ahead of Common Wealth Games: UK

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

    Singapore: The deadly Ebola pandemic, which has no known cure or a vaccine, is currently sweeping through Africa with 467 deaths and 800 infections. This has gripped many individual mandat...Read more

  • Connected care' is the new mantra of APAC healthcare

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

    Health systems around the Asia-Pacific region and beyond are under pressure from the increasing demands of an aging population and rising rates of chronic illness. Many are responding wit...Read more

  • Excess plasticizers in body ups breast cancer risk'

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Taiwanese scientists have revealed that overexposure to plasticizers doubled the risk of a women contracting breast cancer. The 20-year extensive research was conducted by Academ...Read more