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Personal genomics revolution comes to Southeast Asia

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31-May-16 Singapore-based Imagene Labs and New York-based LifeNome Inc have announced a partnership to bring genomic personalization to Southeast Asia. The partnership will leverage on the genetics testing facilities of Imagene Labs together with the proprietary bioinformatics platform of LifeNome, to provide consumers in the region with personalized guidance on nutrition, fitness, skincare and other wellness topics. [image: Pulse / LinkedIn]

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Medical devices blamed in 184 deaths in China in 2015

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27-May-16 184 deaths suspected to have been caused by medical devices were reported in 2015, according to an annual report released by the CFDA. Devices that engendered the most cases include polymers, syringes and puncturing instruments, dressings, physical therapy instruments, implants and artificial organs. [image: Adom Online]

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Telstra wins contract for Australian cancer screening register

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26-May-16 Telstra has been awarded a lucrative Australian Federal Government contract to build and operate a National Cancer Screening Register, but health and privacy experts are concerned about the security of the data. Managing director of Telstra Health Shane Solomon said that the organisation would be using four recently acquired health businesses to build and administer the register. [image: Joel Carrett]

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What Thailand can teach the world about universal healthcare

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24-May-16 In 2001, Thailand introduced the Universal Coverage Scheme (UCS). The UCS, which spread to all provinces the following year, provides outpatient, inpatient and emergency care, available to all according to need. By 2011, the program covered 48 million Thais, or 98% of the population. [image: Dulyanut Swdp / Getty Images]

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