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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.

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...