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India rolls out third COVID vaccine dose as a ‘precaution’

India today started administering the “precautionary” third COVID vaccine dose to healthcare and frontline workers, as well as those...

Covid-19

'Tsunami' of Omicron cases worldwide set to overwhelm healthcare systems: WHO chief

A COVID variant-driven "tsunami" threatens to overwhelm healthcare systems across the world, the WHO said yesterday as data showed cases...

Covid-19

Why Buzud blood glucose meters are a great option for you

The Buzud blood glucose meter is a portable electronic device that helps you test your blood sugar at home using a small drop of your blood.

Gadgets

India, UAE look to deepen ties in healthcare portfolio

India and UAE are eyeing ways to deepen engagement on healthcare space, particularly in the pharmaceutical discipline.

UAE

Singapore allows frontline workers to travel overseas for vacations

Singapore News- Ministry of Health (MOH), healthcare workers in Singapore are now allowed to applied for overseas leave.

Singapore

Three deaths, surge in COVID cases lead to ward closures in Singapore hospitals

Singapore Covid Cases- Even as Singapore reported 1,178 new local COVID-19 infections today, the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced strict...

Covid-19

Singapore logs 452 suicide cases in 2020, highest since 2012

Singapore has reported at least 452 suicide cases last year, the highest figure since 2012, non-profit suicide prevention centre Samaritans...

Singapore

Treatments for vaginal infections recommended by gynaecologist in Kolkata

According to a certain study, around 50% of women will experience certain signs of vaginal infection at some point in their lives.

Health & Fitness

Buying health insurance for heart patients: Do's and Don'ts

IRDA recommends every policyholder go through each of these Dos and Don’ts before buying health insurance for heart patients.

Health & Fitness

Final week of Singapore HeritageFest celebrates diverse Indian food and healthcare culture

Final week of Singapore HeritageFest focuses on Ayurvedic practices in cooking, celebrating Sikh culture and heritage via food, a photo...

Singapore

IAF airlifts nine oxygen containers from Singapore, Dubai to West Bengal as part of COVID relief efforts

Covid - The Indian Air Force (IAF) airlifted nine cryogenic oxygen containers from Dubai and Singapore and has brought them to the Panagarh...

Covid-19

HealthPlix raises USD 13.5 million in Series B funding led by Lightspeed

Health-tech start-up HealthPlix Technologies has raised USD13.5 million as part of its ongoing Series B funding led by Lightspeed, with...

Corporate

COVID recoveries in Singapore cross 60,000 mark, says MOH

As of noon yesterday, Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified that there are no new cases of locally transmitted...

Covid-19

Singapore begins using Moderna vaccine at four new centres: MOH

Singapore has begun using the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at four new vaccination centres that started operations today.

Covid-19

Why you’ll be hearing more about temperature monitoring In 2021

2021 is the year that the COVID-19 vaccines will reach mass distribution. It will be a massive undertaking that will require several checks...

Covid-19

US President Biden appoints Indian-American Dr Raj Panjabi to lead malaria initiative

United States President Joe Biden has appointed Indian-origin Dr Raj Panjabi to lead his Malaria Initiative.

USA

How can you get health coverage under a term plan?

Many things can go wrong in life. Unfortunately, we do not have control over most of them. However, we can make sure that we are prepared...

Health & Fitness

India faster than US, UK in administering 1 million vaccine shots: Health Ministry

The Union Health Ministry yesterday lauded India's efforts in conducting a successful vaccination drive and said India took only six days to...

Covid-19

US-based Dental medtech firm SmileDirectClub offers virtual services, consults from new Singapore location

Dental care medtech company SmileDirectClub, a US-based teledentistry pioneer, has opened a new convenient SmileShop location for...

Health & Fitness

PM Lee Hsien Loong gets first vaccine shot as government announces rollout plan

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong received his first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine today and urged others to take the jabs in a country...

Covid-19

UK PM Boris Johnson announces new lockdown amid surging coronavirus deaths

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday night ordered a new national lockdown to try to slow a surge in COVID-19 cases that threatens...

Covid-19

South Asia handled pandemic well, states US-Indian joint study

A transcontinental study found that the South Asian region has done well in mounting an appropriate response and has shown a notably lower...

Covid-19

Indian-origin doctors in US take COVID-19 vaccine in public to encourage others

Several Indian-American physicians have publicised getting the coronavirus vaccine shot and are encouraging others to follow suit,...

Covid-19

Indian Health Ministry to meet to discuss mutated COVID strain in UK

The Indian Union Health Ministry has called an urgent meeting of its Joint Monitoring Group today to discuss the emergence of a mutated...

Covid-19

Indians' COVID-19 vaccination to be on voluntary basis: Health Ministry

The Indian Health Ministry announced that getting vaccinated will be voluntary while underlining that the vaccine introduced in India will...

Covid-19