Nearly US$1.0 billion is needed to fight the Ebola outbreak raging in west Africa, the United Nations said on Tuesday (Sep 16), more than doubling the estimate it made less than a month ago.
15 Sep 2014 13:40
An ageing population, smaller family units and more elderly living apart from family members mean IT will increasingly be used to empower people to self-manage their health, said Health Minister Gan Kim Yong.
15 Sep 2014 07:40
Scientists said on Sunday (Sep 14) they had invented a device that uses a magnet to extract bacteria, fungi and toxins from blood, potentially throwing a lifeline to patients with sepsis and other infections.
13 Sep 2014 23:04
The dengue virus surveillance joint effort between Malaysia and Singapore under the UNITEDengue (UNited In Tackling Epidemic Dengue) has shown that the 2013 outbreaks in Malaysia and Singapore were associated with a switch in the predominant virus serotypes.
13 Sep 2014 13:22
For nearly four decades, mention of the Ebola virus has evoked death and terror, yet a simple factor - money - has stood in the way of erasing the curse, experts say.