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Engineering 'good' bacteria to kill bad ones

We are never alone. Our bodies are in constant cohabitation with microbial cells. The composition of these microbial cells, an ecosystem known as the microbiome, exerts tremendous influence on our health. Just the right mix of bacteria can help to protect us from numerous chronic and acute diseases. Recent scientific studies have highlighted the association of the microbiome with medical conditions such as obesity, infections and even...

Pharma stocks a growing healthcare sub-segment

EVEN though pharmaceuticals is one of the smaller sub-segments in the Singapore Exchange's (SGX's) cluster of healthcare stocks, its year-to-date market cap-weighted average total return of 7.3 per cent is almost double that of the 3.8 per cent generated by the SGX All Healthcare Index - the benchmark for listed healthcare companies here. The six stocks are: Tianjin ZhongXin Pharmaceutical Group, Haw Par Corporation, iX Biopharma, Suntar...

Bayer reports record Asia-Pac sales for 6th straight year on rising, ageing population

GERMAN chemicals giant Bayer is on a high in the Asia-Pacific, reporting record sales for the sixth year running. Pharmaceuticals sales are up 8.6 per cent at 4.8 billion euros (S$7.25 billion) for 2016. This is more than a quarter of its total sales worldwide, said Claus Zieler, senior vice-president and head of commercial operations at its Asia-Pacific pharmaceutical division. He was speaking at a press conference held by Bayer Pharmaceuticals...

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ISPE Singapore Conference & Exhibition 2017

Organised by the Singapore Affiliate of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), this annual meeting is open to all pharma and bio-manufacturing professionals. It is the must-attend industry event which highlights best practices, technology and services from manufacturing facility design to finished product. It is where the industry gathers... more

Thailand Lab 2017

Asia's comprehensive exhibition and conference and conference on Laboratory, Scientific equipment and Technology


MEDICA 2017 is the leading international trade fair for medical industry where latest technologies, knowledge sharing experience among thousands of participants will be explore. It is the once a year unique opportunity to meet professionals and research the current universal innovation of the medical industry at one stop.

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