Fullerton Health introduces telemedicine kiosk in Singapore to increase migrant workers' access to healthcare
The health kiosk automatically dispenses medication to users after a doctor signs off on a prescription in a teleconsultation. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 23, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

The intention to purchase safer car in Singapore: an application of theory of planned behaviour - Kassim KAA, Johari MH, Wahi N, Ahmad Y, Jawi ZM, Yahya WJ.
This study aims to identify the factors that influence safer car purchasing. It is proposed in this paper that consumers' purchase intention can be expla... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

New Data on RYBREVANT ® (amivantamab-vmjw) in Combination with Lazertinib Show Early Activity in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Whose Disease Has Progressed After Both Osimertinib and Platinum-Based Chemotherapy
September 19, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced preliminary results from the Phase 1b CHRYSALIS-2 (NCT04077463) study evaluating RYBREVANT® (amivantamab-vmjw) in combination with lazertinib in the treatment of patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) characterized by epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) exon 19 deletion or L858R mutations whose disease had progressed after treatment with osimertinib and platinum chemotherapy.[i] While previously reported results have demonstrated durable responses with RYBREVANT® in combination with...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

RYBREVANT ® (amivantamab-vmjw) Provides Higher Activity and Longer Duration of Response When Used in Combination with Lazertinib in Patients with Advanced EGFR-Mutant Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Who Have Failed Osimertinib
September 19, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced a new analysis from the CHRYSALIS (NCT02609776) study evaluating RYBREVANT® (amivantamab-vmjw) monotherapy and a combination regimen with lazertinib in advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations who progressed after osimertinib.[1] The analysis showed higher activity and longer duration of response (DOR) in patients treated with the combination therapy, demonstrating the potential benefit of targeting the extracellular (outer) and catal...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Lunit highlights use of AI in drug trials at ESMO
Lunit's artificial intelligence (AI) software for tissue analysis is being use...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lunit garners regulatory clearance in Singapore Lunit receives $26M funding from Guardant Health Lunit highlights Karolinska AI studies Lunit partners with Philips on chest AI software Lunit, Infinitt partner on Indonesian distribution deal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 17, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

EXCLUSIVE Tougher EU airport slot rules trigger Asia retaliation threat, risk industry trade war
Regulators in Asian hubs like Singapore and Hong Kong have threatened to retaliate against European Union plans to force airlines to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

VAX ATTACKS: Singapore seeing chronic illness explosion after reaching 81 percent vaccination rate
(Natural News) A massive spike in new “cases” of the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) has struck Singapore, one of the most “fully vaccinated” countries on earth with about an 81 percent compliance rate, according to the latest data. Surging infections due to mass injection are stymieing efforts to reopen the country as “fully vaccinated” residents flood... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Singaporean eye wellness platform Plano enters African market via latest partnership
The eye health startup continues to clinch partnerships to tackle myopia. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Singaporean scientists develop AI system for screening glaucoma
They are now looking to bring the algorithms to a mobile phone app to be used as a screening tool in the field. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Lunit garners regulatory clearance in Singapore
Artificial intelligence software developer Lunit has received clearance fro...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lunit receives $26M funding from Guardant Health Lunit highlights Karolinska AI studies Lunit partners with Philips on chest AI software Lunit, Infinitt partner on Indonesian distribution deal Lunit touts study for COVID-19 imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 7, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Cityblock rakes in $400M for platform focused on Medicaid and low-income populations and other digital health fundings
Also: Solv wraps up a $45 million Series C funding round, and Singapore-based Homage secures $30 million. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 7, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

South Korean startup Lunit gets Singapore HSA & #39;s nod for AI diagnostic tools
The company develops AI tools to analyse chest x-rays and breast mammography. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 6, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

South Korean startup Lunit gets Singapore HSA's nod for AI diagnostic tools
The company develops AI tools to analyse chest x-rays and breast mammography. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 6, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Singapore-based telehealth startup Doctor Anywhere nets $66M in Series C round
The proceeds from the investing round will be used for its expansion in Southeast Asia and to enter new markets. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 31, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Australia Enters Vaccine Swap Agreement With Singapore Amid Unrelenting Delta Variant Surge
As part of the swap deal, Australia will receive 500,000 doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine from Singapore this week and return the same number of doses in December. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 31, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Siladitya Ray, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Coronavirus Source Type: news

The Latest: Australia getting vaccine in swap with Singapore
Australia says it has reached a deal with Singapore to acquire 500,000 doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine next week in return for delivering the same number of shots to Singapore in December (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Singapore's Shopee changes the game in Brazil's e-commerce sector
Sea Ltd's Shopee took just two years to become Brazil's most-downloaded shopping app, winning users to its low-cost marketplace with its... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chinese privilege in Singapore? 'Entirely baseless', says PM Lee
Singapore has stood firm on racial equality and treated all races equally, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his Mandarin speech at... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kamala Harris stops at Pearl Harbor on way back from Asia -- but avoids press questions
Kamala Harris returned to the U.S. on Thursday, landing in Hawaii after her trip to Singapore and Vietnam. But the vice president... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kamala Harris arrives in Vietnam after delay over possible 'Havana syndrome' case
Vice President Kamala Harris finally arrived in Vietnam from Singapore early Wednesday after a potential case of the mysterious “Havana... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kamala Harris says the U.S. is 'singularly focused' on evacuating Americans and Afghan allies
Harris spoke to reporters during a joint press conference with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong following an earlier meeting. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recovery in Singapore's aviation sector will be a ‘long haul,’ says transport minister
The aviation sector contributes around 3% of Singapore's gross domestic product. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen Presents Phase 1 Results for RYBREVANTTM (amivantamab-vmjw) in the Treatment of Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with MET Exon 14 Skipping Mutations
August 19, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced preliminary data from the Phase 1 CHRYSALIS study evaluating RYBREVANTTM (amivantamab-vmjw) for the treatment of patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with mesenchymal-epithelial transition (MET) exon 14 skipping (METex14) mutations. The initial data showed anti-tumor activity in patients with METex14 mutations and a safety profile consistent with reported experience at the approved CHRYSALIS Phase 2 dose (RYBREVANTTM 1050 mg [
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Singapore to start quarantine-free travel for visitors from Hong Kong, Brunei and Germany
Some travelers from Hong Kong, Macao, Germany and Brunei will soon be able to enter Singapore without having to serve quarantine. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Singapore sentences Briton to six weeks in prison for not wearing face mask
A Singapore court sentenced a British man to six weeks in prison on Wednesday, local media reported, after he repeatedly breached... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Vision unveils 3-year plan to develop eye health ecosystem in Singapore
It will implement digital initiatives such as telehealth and an AI-powered eye care service. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 18, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Tech: Tiny battery that runs off of SWEAT could power smartwatches and other wearables
The device - which measures just 0.8 square inches and is as flat as a bandage - was designed by engineers from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A 6-year retrospective review of injuries sustained during the Singapore Cricket Club International Rugby Sevens tournament - Xu C, Walter J, Lian Leng L, Kah Weng L.
This study aims to assess injury patterns among amateur players participating in the annual Singapore Cricket Club Rugby Sevens International tournament from 2012 to 2017, by performi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Abu Dhabi ’s Etihad Airways expands trial of Affinidi’s Healthcare Network Assessment programme
The Singapore-based technology company has been working with the UAE airline since March, tracking passengers on flights from Singapore to Abu Dhabi.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Singapore raises 2021 economic growth forecast as Covid vaccination progresses
The upgrade comes as the Singapore economy grew 14.7% in the second quarter of 2021 from a year ago. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: Singapore upgrades growth forecast as Covid-19 cases stabilise
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 10, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

'Smallest baby at birth' home after 13 months in hospital
Kwek Yu Xuan weighed only 212g - the weight of an apple - when she was born in Singapore last year. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EchoNous partners with Us2.ai
EchoNous has inked a partnership with Singapore-based Us2.ai that will integrat...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: EchoNous raises $60M to launch Kosmos POCUS scanner EchoNous launches online portal to streamline ultrasound education EchoNous offers upgrades on Kosmos handheld ultrasound EchoNous launches AI for POCUS system EchoNous gets FDA nod for handheld ultrasound (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 6, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

The economic burden of mental disorders among adults in Singapore: evidence from the 2016 Singapore Mental Health Study - Abdin E, Chong SA, Ragu V, Vaingankar JA, Shafie S, Verma S, Ganesan G, Tan KB, Heng D, Subramaniam M.
BACKGROUND: Little is known about the economic burden of mental disorders in multiethnic Asian populations. AIMS: The study aimed to estimate the economic cost of mental disorders in Singapore using data from the second Singapore Mental Health Study (SMHS ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Golden Rice: Triumph for Science
By Paul TengSINGAPORE, Jul 28 2021 (IPS) After almost two decades, Golden Rice was approved last week by the Philippines authorities for use as food. This together with the approval of the bioengineered Bt eggplant represents a landmark victory of science over misinformation; it will provide consumers with improved nutrition (Golden Rice) and safer food (Bt eggplant). Paul TengBIOTECHNOLOGY CROPS have been controversial in spite of overwhelming support for their safety by the scientific community. This is specially so for the class of biotechnology crops commonly called ‘GMO’ or genetically modified organism. ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Paul Teng Tags: Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Climate Change Economy & Trade Environment Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Vaccinated people account for 75% of coronavirus infections in Singapore
(Natural News) Vaccinated individuals accounted for three-quarters of Singapore’s Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the last four weeks, putting a dent in the country’s vaccination program. Singapore, which has been distributing the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, has already vaccinated nearly 75 percent of its 5.7 million people – the world’s second-highest rate behind the United... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hummingbird Bioscience Appoints Renowned Scientist and Medical Oncologist Dr. Thomas J. Lynch to its Board of Directors
HOUSTON and SINGAPORE, July 26, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Hummingbird Bioscience, an innovative clinical-stage biotech company focused on developing precision therapies against hard-to-drug targets, today announced that internation... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology, Personnel Hummingbird Bioscience, Rational Antibody Discovery (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dying in a foreign land: a study of completed suicides among foreign workers in Singapore - Chiu MYL, Ghoh C, Wong C, Wong KL.
Suicide is a public health issue that impacts a nation's resident and non-resident populations alike. Singapore has one of the largest non-resident (work permit holder) populations in the world, yet very little attention has been given to examining suicide... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Roundup: Indonesia issues Singapore's HealthCerts, new telemedicine platforms go live in India and more briefs
Also, a Taiwanese mobile health company sponsors the COVID-19 testing of the Tour de France 2021 winning team. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 23, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

NTU Singapore scientists develop tougher, safer bicycle helmets using new plastic material
(Nanyang Technological University) Researchers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), in collaboration with French specialty materials leader Arkema, have developed a tougher, safer bicycle helmet using a combination of materials. The new helmet prototype has higher energy absorption, reducing the amount of energy transferred to a cyclist's head in the event of an accident and lowering the chances of serious injury. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

SMART breakthrough in detection of SARS-CoV-2 variant in wastewater
(Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART)) Researchers from the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Interdisciplinary Research Group (IRG) at Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT's research enterprise in Singapore, alongside collaborators from Biobot Analytics, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), have successfully developed an innovative, open-source molecular detection method that is able to detect and quantify the B.1.1.7 (Alpha) variant of SARS-CoV-2. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 21, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Vinicius Rosa named 2021 recipient of the IADR Young Investigator Award
(International& American Associations for Dental Research) The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Vinicius Rosa, National University of Singapore Faculty of Dentistry, as the 2021 recipient of the IADR Young Investigator Award. Rosa was recognized during the Opening Ceremonies of the virtual 99th General Session& Exhibition of the IADR, held in conjunction with the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and the 45th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR), on July 21-24, 2021. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

European Duplicity Undermines Anti-Pandemic Efforts
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 20 2021 (IPS) Despite facing the world’s worst pandemic of the last century, rich countries in the World Trade Organization (WTO) have blocked efforts to enable more affordable access to the means to fight the pandemic. Everyone knows access for all to the means for testing, treatment and prevention – including diagnostic tests, therapeutic medicines, personal protective equipment and vaccines – is crucial. Anis ChowdhuryEuropean deceit In October 2020, South Africa and India requested the WTO to temporarily suspend relevant provisions...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Aid Development & Aid Economy & Trade Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Jomo Kwame Sundaram & Anis Chowdhury Source Type: news

AI-powered emotion analysis technology to help diagnose mental health conditions in seniors in Singapore
Through video calls, Opsis Emotion AI ’s software will be used by counsellers to help diagnose mental health conditions such as anxiety, stress and depression. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 18, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Singapore and the UK are both planning to 'live with Covid.' They are worlds apart on how to do that
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AMRA touts clinical trial results
Swedish image analysis software developer AMRA Medical has announced that it...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AMRA adds UK Biobank images to database AMRA teams up with National University of Singapore AMRA highlights body composition analysis research AMRA, Fulcrum partner on MRI tool for neuromuscular disease Beyond BMI: AMRA aims to take MRI fat analysis further (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Singapore to stop counting coronavirus cases, will rely solely on vaccines in misguided attempt to curb infection rates
(Natural News) Back in June, Singapore’s trade, finance and health ministers announced that the country is “drawing up a road map” to navigate the new normal amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This might sound like good news, especially since this entails treating the coronavirus “like the flu” and eventually relaxing strict management rules. But at what cost? After... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hummingbird Bioscience and MD Anderson Announce Strategic Research Collaboration To Advance Innovative Immunotherapies
Multi-year collaboration will investigate and evaluate Hummingbird's HMBD-002 VISTA antagonist antibody HOUSTON and SINGAPORE, July 12, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Hummingbird Bioscience, an innovative clinical-stage biotech compa... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology Hummingbird Bioscience, Rational Antibody Discovery (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roundup: Australia searches for COVID-19 vaccine certification app developer; South Korean blockchain firm releases source code for COVID-19 digital pass and more briefs
Also, a new telemedicine platform goes live in Singapore. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Singapore: People vaccinated with Sinovac not exempt from pre-event testing
(Natural News) People in Singapore who received the COVID-19 vaccine made by Chinese company Sinovac Biotech Ltd. won’t be exempted from pre-event testing, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Wednesday, June 30. COVID-19 vaccines not included in Singapore’s national vaccination program may lack sufficient documentation of how effective they are at protecting people against COVID-19,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news