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Oct 15, 2017

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a new gel patch prototype that could speed up the healing of a skin wound while minimising the formation of scars. The team unveiled the patch today as a proof-of-concept.

When fully developed, this healing patch could...

Oct 14, 2017

Kuala Lumpur, 11 October 2017 – BookDoc, a leading healthcare online platform, together with National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Malaysia makes living healthy a rewarding journey as the application now boasts a host of impressive health features and partners to further bring health information and medical support...

Oct 13, 2017

(Hong Kong, 12 October 2017) -- The largest Chinese medicine injections, soft capsules and granules manufacturer in PRC, China Shineway Pharmaceutical Group Limited, and collectively with its subsidiaries ("China Shineway") (SEHK stock code: 2877) told investors in a monthly newsflash the following:

Oct 09, 2017

(9 October 2017, Hong Kong) Union Medical Healthcare Limited ("Union Medical Healthcare" or the "Company"; together with its subsidiaries, the "Group", SEHK stock code: 2138), a leading medical aesthetic service provider in Hong Kong, announced that based on the latest assessment by the Board with reference to the...

Sep 27, 2017

Dubai, 27 September 2017: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Academic Medical Center in Dubai Healthcare City is scheduled to host the fifth edition of the prestigious annual ‘Dubai Otology Conference & Exhibition’ in the period 11-13 October 2017. Dubai Otology is the only specialized medical conference of Ear, Nose...

Sep 26, 2017

Union Medical Healthcare wins award "Excellence in Innovation in Medical Aesthetic Market (Asia Pacific)" from Frost & Sullivan for professionalism and innovative spirit
Consolidates the Group's leading position in the industry

Sep 23, 2017

Taiwan intends to increase the use of renewable energy and phase out nuclear power by 2025. But thermal power plants burning coal and natural gas will still play major roles and could pose serious health risks, especially over the next 10 years.

TSMC’s expansion of its foundry in the Central Taiwan Science...

Sep 16, 2017

On September 7, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital affiliated with the Zhejiang University School of Medicine signed an agreement to join the Mayo Clinic Care Network. It is the first health care system from China to join the network.

Sep 10, 2017

Professor Tan Chorh Chuan will be helming the new Ministry of Health (MOH) Office for Healthcare Transformation as its founding Executive Director from 1 January 2018. He will also concurrently serve as MOH’s Chief Health Scientist. This was announced by the MOH on 4 September. Prof Tan will assume these...

Sep 09, 2017

(Hong Kong - 9 September 2017) Yestar Healthcare Holdings Company Limited ("Yestar" or the "Company" together with its subsidiaries, the "Group", stock code: 2393.HK) is pleased to announce that the Group collaborates with Shanghai Advanced Research Institute of Chinese Academy of Sciences ("Chinese Academy of...

Sep 08, 2017

Social outreach: SRC and DDB turn Instagrammers to Lifesavers with ‘InstaSave’
Public outreach: Red Cross Youth distribute first aid kits to 300 elderly households

Sep 01, 2017

Nowadays, silent heart attacks have become extremely common, and they can happen without the victim realising it.

According to Dr. Leslie Tay, an interventional cardiologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, silent attacks occur without visible symptoms, and there are some little signs you should watch out for....

Sep 01, 2017

Bangkok, Thailand – Medical Devices ASEAN (MDA) 2018, the international exhibition and congress on medical devices, technologies, services and general healthcare, all set to feature more than 100 international companies exhibiting a full range of cutting-edge medical devices and services, including the latest...

Aug 27, 2017

Kota Bharu, 25 August 2017 – In an effort to raise awareness on kidney disease and encourage organ donation, the National Kidney Foundation Malaysia (NKF) has launched the Regional Unit in Kota Bharu, Kelantan.

NKF’s public education department healthcare professionals are stationed at the unit to provide...

Aug 22, 2017

Kuala Lumpur, 20 August 2017 – National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Malaysia launched the Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) funding programme at the 1st Asia Pacific (APAC) conference on Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) held in conjunction with the 33rd Annual Congress of the...

Aug 22, 2017

Breast Cancer is one type of cancer with the largest incidence. Chemotherapy is often performed for breast cancer treatment. However, chemotherapy has several weaknesses including the incomplete healing, thus causing drug resistance due to the high metabolism of cancer cells. It is characterized by the high level...

Aug 18, 2017

Kuala Lumpur, 16 August 2017 – Strong and generous women from Inner Wheel District 330 Malaysia, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), came together recently to donate Nikkiso dialysis machine to the National Kidney Foundation of Malaysia (NKF) to benefit chronic kidney disease patients receiving treatments at NKF...

Aug 16, 2017

Low back pain (LBP) is the world’s most disabling condition, affecting up to 80% of the population. Such pain is associated with tremendous socioeconomic and health-care consequences. For the past 30 years, the “conventional” T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been broadly used to diagnose LBP;...

Aug 13, 2017

The Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning reported that Professor MIN Dal-Hee from the Department of Chemistry at SNU led a team of researchers to develop nanomaterial that aids the photosensitization process used in cancer treatment.

Certain types of cancer treatments employ photodynamic therapy,...

Aug 09, 2017

MANILA - Hospital Management Asia (HMA) announced the finalists of the 16th Asian Hospital Management Awards (AHMA). Hosted by leading health technology company Philips, the awards received 418 entries from 102 hospitals from 17 countries acropss Asia Pacific. The winners will be awarded on Thursday, 24th August...

Aug 01, 2017

Muscat, Oman, 01 August 2017—After a successful sixth edition in 2016, Oman’s biggest exhibitions and conferences organizer Omanexpo, is preparing to hold the seventh edition of Oman Health Exhibition and Conference from 9 to 11 October 2017 at the new Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Jul 26, 2017

Kuantan, 16 July 2017 – National Kidney Foundation of Malaysia (NKF) held its 13th Patient Forum in Kuantan, Pahang for the first time since the Forum was first organized as an annual event in 2003.