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Apr 16, 2020

TOKYO -- Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today introduced a new open-source ventilator system reference design that customers can use to swiftly design ready-to-assemble boards for medical ventilators. Many regions are experiencing a critical...

Apr 13, 2020

SHENZHEN, China -- The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has affected all of us. Given the difficulties the world is currently facing at this time of uncertainty, Hytera has developed a new solution to help those who are on the frontline of battling the disease, including customs police officers, healthcare workers and...

Apr 13, 2020

After close consideration with our partners from around the world, Informa Markets & IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. - the organisers of Medlab Asia & Asia Health, has decided to postpone the event originally scheduled from the 10-12 June 2020, with the new dates confirmed for the 28-30 October 2020...

Apr 11, 2020

The Cambodian government in the evening of April 9 announced a one-week travel ban covering the entire country, preventing all non-essential travel between provinces and even districts over concerns that droves of garment workers in the capital were planning to meet their families in the countryside during Khmer...

Apr 07, 2020

The second part integrates research results from the NCKU AI Innovation Research Center and the Capstone Plan into the capacity of NCKU smart healthcare to automate medical records. Traditional pen-and-paper inputting of data or orally inquiring of the patient's medical history both increase the infection risk of...

Apr 06, 2020

Findings center around acute respiratory responses of school children

ATLANTA -- Chemical Insights, an Institute of Underwriters Laboratories, announced today the findings from its research collaboration with Duke University on the influence of outdoor and indoor air pollution on asthmatic children was...

Apr 06, 2020

HAIFA, Israel, April 6, 2020 -- The Rambam Healthcare Campus ("Rambam") in Haifa, Israel starts operating EX-TEAMS, a cellular based management and control system that was jointly developed with Elbit Systems. EX-TEAMS is based on an Elbit Systems' Command & Control (C2) technology that was repurposed in...

Apr 03, 2020

The first 140 healthcare beds in the external hospital at Stockholmsmässan have been completed and are ready to be inspected and put to use at 11:00 on Wednesday. Last week, 200 employees from Stockholmsmässan began building together with Region Stockholm and Locum. Today Stockholmsmässan is gearing up with an...

Apr 03, 2020

Surgical face masks may be effective in preventing the transmission of seasonal coronaviruses and influenza virus from symptomatic individuals, based on a study conducted by researchers at the WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control, School of Public Health, LKS Faculty of Medicine...

Apr 01, 2020

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Robots play an important role in fighting the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 around the globe. Disinfection robot UVD for example has been in high demand since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. Chinese hospitals have ordered more than 2,000 UVD robots by Danish manufacturer Blue Ocean Robotics. They...

Mar 27, 2020

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed the prototype of a handheld medical imaging device that can produce images down to resolutions of 1 to 2 micrometres.

This is detailed enough to spot the first signs of tumours in specific cells and is about 100 times...

Mar 27, 2020

Migrants are playing an increasingly important role in the provision of health care around the world. The number of doctors, nurses and other medical professionals who move from developing countries to take up posts in developed countries is expected to rise as the global population of older persons and children...

Mar 27, 2020

- Kissei Gains Regional License to CG0070 for Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Other Asian Countries With the Exception of China -
- Deal Valued at Up to $140 Million Plus Royalties, Including a $10 Million Licensing Fee and $30 Million Equity Investment -

Mar 27, 2020

Berlin-based company sets standards for commitment

BERLIN -- Autodoc, Europe’s largest online retailer of car spare parts, is donating EUR 50,000 to the Stiftung Universitätsmedizin Essen foundation to support the fight against COVID-19. The researchers are studying the biology of the virus together with...

Mar 26, 2020

The Singapore government has earmarked another 48 billion Singapore dollars ($33.2billion) to support its businesses and households after official preliminary estimates showed the Southeast Asian economy shrinking by more than expected in the first quarter of this year as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

Mar 24, 2020

The State Key Laboratory for Emerging Infectious Diseases of the University of Hong Kong (the SKL) has partnered with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to rapidly develop a vaccine candidate against COVID-19.

Mar 22, 2020

Myanmar insists to have avoided the coronavirus pandemic so far despite being surrounded by three countries battling the virus, including China where the outbreak started.

As of March 20, 176 suspected cases have been tested starting from January, with none having returned a positive result, the government...

Mar 17, 2020

The Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CU Medicine) analysed more than 300 specimens (including sputum, nasopharyngeal swabs, deep throat saliva, blood, urine and stool) from 14 Hong Kong patients confirmed with COVID-19 and discovered that the virus was detectable in the fecal samples of...

Mar 14, 2020

The coronavirus crisis could cost economies in the Asia-Pacific region $211 billion this year, sending growth to its lowest level in more than a decade as governments struggle to combat the disease, S&P Global Ratings warned on March 6 in a report.

In a worst-case scenario, China could see growth of less...

Mar 14, 2020

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (14 March 2020) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $3 million grant to support the Philippine government’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including the purchase of emergency medical supplies and the delivery of effective health care services.

Mar 10, 2020

New study will generate insights in the development and progression of the disease in Asia, which could support the development of effective diagnostics and therapies.

Mar 09, 2020

SHENZHEN, China, March 10, 2020 -- The first mobile CT scan cabin produced by Yangzhou Tailee Special Equipment Co Ltd (A member enterprise of CIMC) has been put into use in a hospital in Huanggang, one of the worst hit cities by the coronavirus outbreak in Hubei province, to help with the battle against the...