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  • 02 Sep 2014 18:13

    Breakthrough in malaria testing enables early detection

    Using just a drop of blood, researchers can run tests to detect the mosquito-borne disease within minutes. This new technique can be done at a very early stage, before the critical stage of the disease takes shape. 

  • 02 Sep 2014 14:32

    Japanese researchers develop 30-minute Ebola test

    Japanese researchers said on Tuesday (Sep 2) they had developed a new method to detect the presence of the Ebola virus in 30 minutes, with technology that could allow doctors to quickly diagnose infection.

  • 02 Sep 2014 10:03

    MOH to introduce guidelines on care for seniors

    The public can offer their views and feedback on the two sets of guidelines for home care services and centre-based care services for seniors between Sep 2 and Oct 2 this year, says the Ministry of Health.

  • 01 Sep 2014 16:42

    Novartis Japan admits concealing drug side effects

    The Japanese unit of Swiss pharma giant Novartis has admitted it did not report more than 2,500 cases of serious side effects in patients using its leukaemia and other cancer drugs, reportedly including some fatalities. 

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