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Jul 26, 2020

TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 25, 2020 -- Heroic-Faith uses deep learning and other forms of AI to develop algorithms that assist in the identification of normal and adventitious lung sounds, such as inhalation, exhalation, wheeze, stridor and crackles. The technology is also able to respond to excessive respiratory rate,...

Jul 25, 2020

SINGAPORE – MP Biomedicals Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, a diagnostic corporation which has been operating for over 30 years focusing on various infectious disease testing development and manufacturing, today announced the successful development of a rapid antibody test kit for COVID-19, in collaboration with the Agency...

Jul 23, 2020

Partnership aims to accelerate global access to almonertinib as a treatment for individuals with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

Almonertinib is a 3rd generation EGFR inhibitor internally discovered and developed by Hansoh, and approved by the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) for the...

Jun 27, 2020

Breast cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed female cancers in Taiwan, as well as one of the leading causes of female cancer deaths. Certainly, early detection and diagnosis are critical to improving breast cancer treatment outcomes and patient survival rates. Conventional screening procedures include a...

Jun 26, 2020

BANGKOK, June 26, 2020 -- Thailand's success in containing the spread of COVID-19 has been attributed to many features found in many other countries, such as a robust healthcare system and active public cooperation. But one unique feature in Thailand, that is equally important, if not more, is the work done behind...

Jun 25, 2020

KARLSRUHE, Germany--joimax®, the German-based market leader in technologies and training methods for full-endoscopic and minimally invasive spinal surgery, is pleased to announce a new countrywide distributor in Taiwan, Hi-Clearance Inc. With the aim of building an effective, long-term relationship, the strategic...

Jun 23, 2020

A Hong Kong genetics start-up has devised a low-cost solution allowing screening for COVID-19 carriers and counts UK football stars among its clientele.

The rapid spread of COVID-19, which has infected more than eight million people across the planet and led to over 400,000 deaths, presents the world with an...

Jun 23, 2020

SINGAPORE--Sengenics, the Functional Proteomics Company, today announced the launch of ImmuSAFE™ COVID+, a multi-antigen, multi-domain, fully quantitative serology test. ImmuSAFE™ enables the determination of the target epitopes, titres and Ig class/sub-class (IgG, IgA, IgM; IgG1-4) of antibodies produced across...

Jun 23, 2020

San Francisco, June 22, 2020 — The ASEAN Coordinating Committee on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (ACCMSME) and The Asia Foundation have come together, to launch the Go Digital ASEAN initiative. Supported by a USD3.3m grant from Google.org, the initiative is designed to equip micro and small enterprises as...

Jun 22, 2020

Audio recordings of scientific presentations explicate preclinical data for three novel antibody drug candidates in the HiFiBiO Therapeutics pipeline

Jun 21, 2020

TOKYO -- MEDIROM, which operates over 300 salons nationwide under Re.Ra.Ku brands and others (Head office: Tokyo, Japan), is pleased to announce that it has received an order for the MOTHER wearable tracker from Kansai Medical University Hospital (Headquartered in Hirakata, Osaka, Japan).

About the MOTHER...

Jun 17, 2020

World’s largest AIDS organization, AHF, applauds United Nations Human Rights Council decision to #StandAgainstHate by holding urgent debate on racism and police brutality at its 43rd session this week.

LOS ANGELES -- AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and its #StandAgainstHate campaign applauds the United...

Jun 14, 2020

The battle against the coronavirus pandemic continues. At the time of writing this article, the number of confirmed cases and deaths worldwide exceeded three million and 210,000, respectively. This is truly heart-wringing. What makes this even worse is the spread of the virus to animals around—by the end of...

Jun 07, 2020

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on June 7 said in a televised address that the country would reopen nearly all economic activity and allow interstate travel starting June 10, lifting coronavirus restrictions imposed nearly three months ago, local media reported.

Yassin said that the disease was...

May 30, 2020

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has threatened health, livelihoods, and social wellbeing across much of Asia and the Pacific. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has been responding to the crisis from its early stages, focusing on a broad set of challenges related to the public health emergency, its...

May 29, 2020

With advances in robotic arm joint replacement technology, the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, LKS Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) is the first in Hong Kong to utilize the technology for joint replacement surgery in public hospital setting.

End-stage hip and knee...

May 24, 2020

Diabetes hits Asian people in a very different way from their counterparts in the West. East Asians are far more likely to develop diabetes at a lower bodyweight. When they develop the disease, they have a higher risk of complications with their kidneys than populations in the West.

May 10, 2020

Mask wearing aside, keeping our hands clean has been the golden rule of these days. The first thing many of us do after stepping into our home would be washing hands, following that age-old precept we learned in kindergarten. Settling into their seats on the bus, posh young ladies take out little bottles from their...

May 10, 2020

Whether Taiwan should test everyone for COVID-19, regardless of contact history, is an ongoing debate.

On the flip side, Taiwan’s testing capacity is far behind that of Korea, whether in terms of labs or medical professionals. Even the number of test kits is insufficient.

For citizens who wish to pay...

May 10, 2020

SINGAPORE, May 8, 2020 -- 10,000 litres of NaOClean Asia's disinfectant solution will be donated to nursing homes, senior activity centres and religious organisations in Singapore. This donation drive will take place from today till December 2020. Some of the beneficiary organisations include Fei Yue Community...

May 10, 2020

SHANGHAI, May 9, 2020 -- United Imaging, an innovation solution provider for advanced medical imaging and radiotherapy equipment, confirmed that the first batch of 12 mobile digital radiography (DR) systems has arrived in Ukraine and is now being installed in 11 hospitals across 9 cities, where they will be used...

May 06, 2020

The two organisations will seek to bolster provision of low-cost, sustainable energy to prepare health systems for vaccine delivery and rebuild economies