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HCG cancer hospital launches AI-based radiation treatment technology
HCG Cancer Hospital Bengaluru sets a new benchmark for Personalized cancer care with the launch of India’s first innovative ‘Ethos Therapy’, an AI-based adaptive radiation treatment
Medtronic will spin out slower-growth patient monitoring, respiratory units to focus on core businesses
Medtronic, the world’s biggest medical device company by revenue, plans to spin out its slower-growing patient monitoring and respiratory interventions businesses in the next 12 to 18 months.
The Global Roadmap for Healthy Longevity
New consensus study report from the U.S. National Academy of Medicine is a call to action and provides paths for all to thrive in 2050
Malaysian Genomics collaborates with NIH to explore research opportunities
MGRC Therapeutics Sdn Bhd (MGRC-T), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysian Genomics Resource Centre Berhad, has entered into a cooperation agreement with the National Institutes of Health, Malaysia (NIH), providing a framework for collaboration between the two parties in medical research pertaining to genomics and biopharmaceuticals.
Fujitsu Asia and A*STAR to advance healthcare and medical AI technologies
Fujitsu Asia to empower research capabilities in Singapore through co-innovation to accelerate the developmental solutions in healthcare and medical AI technologies
Finance Ministry Committed to Supporting Medical Device Sector
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) will continue supporting the medical device sector as one of Asia's main growth sectors at this year’s Budget 2023.
[Press Release] MEDICAL FAIR ASIA and MEDICAL MANUFACTURING ASIA 2022 attracted 12,700 attendees for its first phygital edition
12,700 attendees from 79 countries attended the exhibitions and concurrent conferences and seminars in person, as well as virtually. 37% of all visitors and 80% of all exhibitors were from outside of Singapore. 700 exhibitors from 50 countries and regions, and 19 national pavilions and groups were gathered on 15,000 square metres of show floor
Selangor International Business Summit 2022 Begins Today
Invest Selangor Berhad officially kicked off the 6th Selangor International Businss Summit (SIBS) 2022 today at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center.
Hong Kong fosters research and innovation on AI-driven computational imaging
PolyU-OPPO joint analysis initiatives together with synthetic clever (AI)-driven computational imaging and its chipisation, laptop imaginative and prescient, immersive multimedia and AR/VR know-how.
Forget oximeters? Smartphone cameras detect 79% of cases of low blood oxygen in small study
An unmodified smartphone camera has detected 79% of cases of abnormally low blood oxygen levels in a six-subject study. The research, details of which were published in the journal npj Digital Medicine, expands on earlier smartphone-based oximetry projects by studying blood-oxygen saturation levels of as low as 70%.
Device makers with ethylene oxide facilities at risk of lawsuits after Sterigenics loss: Needham
Needham analysts warned in a Friday note to investors that the Sterigenics lawsuit “could lead to increased aggressiveness on the part of attorneys.”
The Demand for Affordable and Accessible Healthcare boosts Innovative Telemedicine services in Southeast Asia
"Southeast Asia’s virtual health sector is estimated to see 10X growth between 2020 and 2025, with Singapore and Indonesia being the major markets, accounting for over half of the regional business" recapitulates Melvin Vu, Regional CEO of Good Doctor Technology
Pioneering Malaysian-Made Medical Devices: B. Braun
B. Braun Medical Industries (BMI) commemorates its 50th year in Malaysia which began with 200 employees at their surgical instrument production unit in Penang. It has now grown to be one of the top suppliers and manufacturers of effective solutions and devices for the world’s leading healthcare sector, employing close to 7,500 employees and occupying over 193,285 square meters that house its three production sites and regional headquarters.
Pioneering Tomorrow’s Healthcare
The Selangor International Expo (Medic) is back from 6th to 9th October 2022 and it will once again host an exclusive industry exhibition -- bringing together leaders from industry sectors such as diagnostic, healthcare, pharmaceutical, hospital & rehabilitation equipment supplies industries who are looking for knowledge sharing, business opportunities, and new connections in this ever-expanding marketplace.
Medtronic’s EV ICD System meets safety endpoints in clinical study
The study was designed for assessing the effectiveness and safety of the EV ICD system in sudden cardiac death risk patients.
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