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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.

Jul 25, 2017

This cloud-based healthcare system, which is set to expand to hospitals throughout Thailand, made it to the ASEAN market after a detour in Africa provided valuable lessons on localization and customization.

Jul 17, 2017

(10 July 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 aesthetic medical service provider in Hong Kong, is pleased to announce that the Group has been awarded Certificate of Merit in the...

Jun 26, 2017

The 2017 Taiwan International Medical & Healthcare Exhibition (Medicare Taiwan) and Taiwan International Senior Lifestyle and Health Care Show (SenCARE) came to a successful conclusion today (June 18). Both exhibitions were held concurrently at Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Hall 1, having drawn more than...

Jun 17, 2017

TAU researchers have found that infant vitamin B1 deficiency leads to poor motor function and balance

A new Tel Aviv University study published in Maternal and Child Nutrition found that infantile Vitamin B1 (thiamine) deficiency severely affected the motor function of preschoolers who were fed faulty...

Jun 16, 2017

Sponsored by the Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) and organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), MEDICARE TAIWAN is opening from June 15 to 18 at Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Hall 1 with concurrent show, SenCARE. 410 exhibitors using 848 booths are...

Jun 09, 2017

Singapore, 8 Jun 2017 – At the upcoming edition of Vitafoods Asia in Singapore, Asia Pacific’s nutraceutical industry will gather at the annual event to do business, uncover the latest product innovations, and to learn more about the market and its best practices. Amongst the 200 exhibiting companies, a wide-range...

Jun 05, 2017

Telemedicine has been expanding in the rural parts of the United States rapidly due to the difficulty of finding medical professionals with an online HIM degree willing to live there and the cost savings that it brings when transportation isn’t required for homebound patients to be checked. Telemedicine is also...

May 29, 2017

SINGAPORE - New Silkroutes Group Limited ("NSG" or the "Group") will acquire majority control of eight dental clinics and two dental equipment suppliers in Singapore in a deal worth S$5.28 million, paving the way for it to expand the capabilities of its recently installed healthcare subsidiary, Healthsciences...

May 25, 2017

Researchers at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have developed an air purification system that removes up to 99.999 per cent of airborne bacteria and viruses, including influenza (H1N1, H3N2), EV71 and MERS-Cov (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus) that had caused hundreds of...

May 16, 2017

16 May 2017 – The eighth HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and co-organised by the Hong Kong Medical and Healthcare Device Industries Association (...

May 11, 2017

Advancements over the past two decades have helped technology adapt to the needs of people with disabilities. According to a report, there are over 650 million disabled individuals in Asia and the Pacific. These individuals are benefiting from the discovery that programmable technology has facile capacity to...

Apr 26, 2017

Singapore 25 April – On World Malaria Day, the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) affirmed their conviction that malaria can be eliminated in Asia and the Pacific by 2030.

Over the past 15 years, driven by the Millennium Development Goals, Asia and the Pacific countries reduced the number of...

Apr 26, 2017

Marked on 24-30 April 2017, World Immunisation Week raises awareness about the importance of vaccines in protecting people against disease and the role of immunization in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. This year is also represents half of the way through the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP),...

Apr 17, 2017

SYDNEY, Australia and SEOUL, Korea - Asia Pacific specialist CRO Novotech announced today it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with South Korea's largest medical institution - The Asan Medical Center's (AMC) Clinical Trial Center. The MOU formalises Novotech's relationship with the internationally-...

Apr 11, 2017

(10 April 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 aesthetic medical service provider in Hong Kong, is pleased to announce today that based on the latest assessment by the Board with...

Mar 31, 2017

Dubai – United Arab Emirates,29th of March 2017: The 17th edition of the Dubai Derma Conference and Exhibition concluded today after three days of great success that has witnessed the participation of 15,000 visitors and participants over the scope of the 3 days.

Mar 08, 2017

Dubai – United Arab Emirates,8th of March 2017: The 22nd edition of DUPHAT Conference and Exhibition continued on its second day at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre with a remarkable participation of 1200 students from 50 universities, pharmaceutical colleges, and 25 schools in the...