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Korean and Danish companies work together to create innovative sound therapy solution

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17-Mar-17 The Korean company GEOMC and Danish sound specialist company AUDIOWISE have jointly developed a sound therapy solution aimed at reducing symptoms of depression, sleep disturbance, pain, anger, and other similar side effects of prolonged stress. The technology is being tested at Seoul National University’s research centers to provide empirical proof of effectiveness. [image: Business Korea]

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Thai hospital Siriraj set to introduce eight robots

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16-Mar-17 Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand plans to introduce robots into the dispensing process at its pharmacies to improve accuracy in preparing patients' prescriptions, increasing patient safety, and speeding up the hospital's pharmacy services. Currently the hospital handles more than 2 mn lists of medicine per year for patients and is targeting zero errors after the robots are introduced. [image: Bangkok Post]

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China's next wave of bubbles will be from health apps

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13-Mar-17 A classic internet land grab is underway in China, with over 2,000 well-funded companies launching health related apps into the market. With players ranging from giants such as Tencent to true start-ups, most are expected to fail and and the ones remaining will have to hope that the government decides to trust in market forces rather than taking over itself.  [image: Digital Graphiti]

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India's Tech Mahindra to buy US healthcare provider

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07-Mar-17 Tech Mahindra said it would buy US healthcare IT services provider, the HCI Group, for an enterprise value of USD110 mn, as it looks to increase its presence in the healthcare space. “Healthcare is one of the few sectors globally that is driving adoption of digital technologies," said CP Gurnani, CEO of Tech Mahindra. [image: The Indian Express]

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Why India's e-pharmacy companies are branching into health management

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28-Feb-17 Medical delivery startups in India including BookMEDS, Pluss, CareOnGo, 1mg, MeraMedicare, and Dawailelo are have been delivering medicines via online platforms for years, but are looking at other services to help their subscribers keep track of their health and connect with medical professionals digitally. [image: sheeler / 123RF]

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