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S'pore firm chasing Alzheimer's breakthrough

THERE is still no cure for devastating dementia such as Alzheimer's disease, but Singapore company TauRx is raising genuine hopes with its new drug. If ongoing clinical trials are successful, TauRx's drug could become the first medicine able to treat the debilitating brain-wasting illness that brings so much distress to sufferers and their loved ones. The drug is the first in the world to target...

Singapore to set up rehabilitation research institute

The institute’s key areas of study will include stroke and neurological rehabilitation, clinical robotics and biomechanics as well as the development of computer games for rehabilitation.

About S$100 million will be pumped into setting up a new rehabilitation research institute in Singapore to develop innovative solutions for better patient outcomes.

Announced by Health...

Singapore’s manufacturing output up 4.2% on-year in August

The biomedical and electronics clusters saw the biggest growth in manufacturing output last month, rising by 9.7 per cent and 7.2 per cent, respectively.

Manufacturing output in the Republic rose 4.2 per cent on-year in August, driven by growth in nearly all clusters, the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) said on Friday (Sep 26).

Excluding biomedical manufacturing,...

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BioPharma Asia Convention 2015

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