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M-health monitoring to be piloted in Singapore

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03-Jun-15 A smart health monitoring and alert system will be piloted in Singapore as part of its Infocomm Media Masterplan. Medical monitoring devices will be placed in the homes of chronic disease patients, and readings beamed directly to the clinics they frequent via wireless networks. If there are anomalies, the patient will be asked to go for a check-up. [image: Center for Technology and Aging]

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New knee replacement technology unveiled by Apollo

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28-May-15 India-based Apollo Hospitals, a top healthcare provider, has unveiled a revolutionary knee replacement technique in the UAE, which can facilitate a replacement that lasts for more than 30 years and is suitable for patients between ages 45-55 and those suffering from obesity. [image: Trade Arabia]

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Samsung to strengthen fitness app S Health

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22-May-15 Samsung has unveiled a new version of its S Health app, capable of measuring heart rate and oxygen saturation. An oxygen saturation-measuring device used to be classified as a medical device. Jointly created by US health insurance service company Cigna, the fitness app provides a customized health management system to users. [image: Business Korea]

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Shanghai Pharma teams up with JD.com to sell drugs online

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18-May-15 State-backed pharmaceutical group Shanghai Pharmaceutical Holding has teamed up with e-commerce company JD.com to further tap China's booming online drug sales market. Shanghai Pharma will operate JD's online prescription drug sales platform under an exclusive agreement, and share drug-sales related data and resources. [image: Reuters]

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