Aster Healthcare to expand in India

Kochi-based Aster DM Healthcare, which announced a Rs.980 crore initial share sale on Monday, announced a $130 million capex to open 10 new hospitals...

Kidney stones are more common in women

New research has found that kidney stones are becoming more common, especially in women. By using CT scans, "we are now diagnosing symptomatic kidney...

Pfizer and Foundation Medicine join hands for oncological therapies

Foundation Medicine announced its partnership with Pfizer to develop companion diagnostics for Pfizer's oncology therapies. The joint venture will be included in updates to...

Oxygen conserving devices market size estimated to grow by 12.2%

The global oxygen conservation devices/systems market size was valued at USD 776.80 million in 2016 and is estimated to grow at a compound annual...

Transasia Bio-Medicals Ltd. wins the coveted ‘Brand of the Decade’ award

Transasia Bio-Medicals Ltd. has been awarded the ‘Brand of the Decade’ by ERTC Media Pvt. Ltd. - one of India’s leading media consulting and...

Eurofins licenses SenzaGen’s genome-based chemical allergy test

Chemical allergy test developer SenzaGen has signed its first global licensing agreement, allowing incorporation of its GARD test in Eurofins Munich’s human safety testing...

Cardiac stent price cap currently reduced to Rs 28000

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has reduced the price of drug-eluting stents (DES) by about Rs 2300 to just under Rs 28,000, while...

FDA approves seizure-detecting wearable for epilepsy patients

The FDA has approved Empatica’s seizure-detecting wearable for use by epilepsy patients, named Embrace. The device detected every seizure in a 135-patient clinical trial.Embrace...

Tencent andMedopadjoin hands to create AI-fueled medical chatbots

London-basedMedopad has collaborated with Chinese tech giant Tencent to develop artificial intelligence-enabled clinical decision support software and medical chatbots. The partnership will combine Tencent’s...
Breast cancer

Normal BMI, high body-fat levels linked to increased breast cancer risk

Postmenopausal women with high body fat levels and normal body mass index (BMI) are at an increased risk of breast cancer, revealed new study....