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Taiwan and Malaysia join hands for better healthcare

November 24, 2020

The global healthcare market is estimated to hit US$1.4 trillion by 2023. Against the back of this, the exchange of medical information is vital to improving healthcare quality, safety, and patient outcomes. In order to encourage networking between Taiwan’s and Malaysia’s medical community, the Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare and Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) held […]

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Taiwan/Malaysia online panel discussion to promote medical sector

November 17, 2020

Taiwan, being home to some of the brightest in the medical technology industry, will host an online panel discussion: “Taiwan and Malaysia, Joining Hands in Bringing Greater Health to Life”, to promote networking opportunities between Taiwan’s and Malaysia’s medical industry. It will be held on the 19 November from 3pm-4:10 pm. This virtual event is […]

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US research includes crowded restaurants, gyms as COVID-19 “superspreader” places

November 16, 2020

As the festive season draws near and people throng about, it is important to be aware of – and avoid – places where you’re most at risk of being infected with the dreaded novel coronavirus. A recent computer model analysis by researchers at Stanford University, California, has singled out “superspreader” locations, such as restaurants, gyms […]

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Greenspaces/wilderness areas benefits physical, mental health

November 10, 2020

A recent study led by researchers from Texas A&M University (TAMU), US, suggests that the calming feeling that accompanies a walk in a park or forest is the result of psychological needs, such as those related to autonomy and competence, being met; spending time in natural areas where trees are plentiful can also provide positive […]

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Some COVID-19 patients have high levels of deadly clot-causing antibodies

November 4, 2020

An autoimmune antibody circulating through the blood is attacking healthy cells and has been found to cause microscopic blood clots in people hospitalised with COVID-19, according to scientists at Michigan Medicine Frankel Cardiovascular Center (Michigan Medicine), US. In COVID-19, clots may restrict blood flow in the lungs, impair oxygen exchange, and ultimately cause life-threatening complications […]

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Medical Festival Asia: event for Asia’s medical and healthcare sector

October 26, 2020

With the pandemic, exhibition organisers have to resort to innovative measures to hold their exhibitions and to introduce new concepts. One such endeavour comes from Singapore’s Medical Festival Asia, a ten-day online event for the medical and healthcare sector that will take place from 9-18 December 2020. The Festival will include four pillar components, a trade […]

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Taiwan’s smart dental materials, leading the dentistry industry

October 6, 2020

With the rapid development of AI and ICT, medical care has become more intelligent and user friendly. Benefiting from the advancement of medical technology, Taiwan’s medical care and equipment have grown to become world class. Coupled with proficiency in mechanic parts and metal processing, Taiwan has achieved amazing results in the development of smart dental […]

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10th anniversary of Thailand LAB International goes hybrid this October

September 29, 2020

VNU Asia Pacific, the organiser of Thailand LAB INTERNATIONAL, together with the Science and Technology Trade Association (STTA) and the Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS), are thrilled to celebrate its 10th Anniversary from October 28-30, 2020 at BITEC. Thailand LAB INTERNATIONAL strives to be one of Southeast Asia’s leading exhibitions and conferences […]

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Medical Fair Asia 2020 to go digital

September 22, 2020

Against the back of Covid-19 pandemic, travel and physical restrictions, exhibition organiser Messe Düsseldorf Asia says that the 13th edition of Medical Fair Asia, to have been held from 9-11 December at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, will now take place as a digital edition from 9-18 December. More than 300 international companies are expected to participate in the digital […]

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Strict social distancing greatly lowers chance of COVID-19 infection, study finds

September 21, 2020

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) in Maryland, US, found that those who regularly dismiss outdoor social distancing were more than four times as likely to test positive for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection, while those who reported practicing strict social distancing were just a tenth as likely to test positive for […]

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