Consumer Health

Launch of World-first Expert Bone Health Resource

An osteoporotic fracture occurs every three seconds worldwide.(1) More than 50 per cent of the world's hip fractures are expected to occur in the Asia Pac...

 May 24, 2022 | News

New therapeutic option to reduce risk of cardiovascular deaths and repeated hospitalizations among adult heart failure patients approved in Singapore

Over the course of the VICTORIA study, there was a 4.2% reduction in annualized absolute risk with VERQUVO™ (vericiguat) compared with pl...

 May 18, 2022 | News

A*STAR, NHCS, NUS, AND NOVO NORDISK to collaborate on cardiovascular disease research

Heart disease is a major cause of death globally and in Singapore. While HFpEF is a growing public health concern, particularly as a cause for serious debi...

 May 17, 2022 | News

What Women Need to Know About Stroke Risks

Cardiovascular disease, including stroke, is the leading cause of death among women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and...

 May 17, 2022 | News

Terumo Announces Change in Indication for Dexcom G6 CGM System in Japan

Terumo Corporation  announces that the indication for the Dexcom G6 CGM System has changed in Japan as of May 10, 2022. With this new i...

 May 17, 2022 | News

A novel universal antiviral drug introduced in Korea

 The birth of a universal antiviral drug with a mechanism applicable to all viral infections is approaching.   This antiviral agent, developed ...

 May 13, 2022 | News

Obesity epidemic impacts on fertility, but denying women treatment based on weight is discriminatory

Overweight or obese women are at greater risk of menstrual dysfunction or pregnancy related difficulties, and those with excessive body mass index (BMI) un...

 May 03, 2022 | News

Biomerics Announces Image Guided Intervention (IGI) Division

The goal of image-guided intervention systems is to increase the clinician's spatial navigation abilities while reducing the mental burden associated with ...

 May 03, 2022 | News

New IFPA report reveals link between psoriatic disease and mental health

But psoriatic disease goes far deeper. For many, one of the most difficult challenges in living with psoriatic disease is its heavy impact on mental health...

 May 02, 2022 | News

Ubie, Japanese HealthTech Startup, Launches AI-powered Symptom Checker in U.S.

Ubie, Inc., a healthcare AI startup with the mission "To develop a healthcare guide for everyone," has launched in the United States an "AI-power...

 April 27, 2022 | News

Wallaby Acquires German Neurovascular Leader Phenox to Accelerate Global Expansion

The acquisition is one of the largest cross-border transactions in the medical device industry globally in recent years and is driven by strong growth oppo...

 April 22, 2022 | News

Honeywell Teams with AstraZeneca to Develop Next-Generation Respiratory Inhalers That Use Near-Zero Global Warming Potential Propellant

Honeywell (Nasdaq: HON) announced a commercial partnership with AstraZeneca (LON: AZN) to develop and bring to market next-generation respiratory inha...

 April 11, 2022 | News

Novavax Submits Request to Expand Conditional Marketing Authorization of COVID-19 Vaccine in the EU to Adolescents (Ages 12-17)

Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious dise...

 April 01, 2022 | News

Malaria: One of the leading causes of child deaths, but progress is possible and you can contribute to it

Malaria is a disease that is transmitted by infected mosquitoes. The bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito transmits a parasite that enters the victim...

 March 28, 2022 | News | By Max Roser


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