HEALTHCARE player Medtecs International Corporation posted a net profit of US$38.9 million for the six months ended June 30, 2020 - 101 times the US$385,000 net profit a year ago.

[FRANKFURT] Bayer agreed to acquire British biotech firm KaNDy Therapeutics Ltd for an initial US$425 million to strengthen its women's healthcare business with a prospective non-hormonal...

PAN Pacific Hotels Group will provide 25,000 room nights in complimentary hotel stays to healthcare workers, to honour their contributions in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.

[SAN FRANCISCO] Hims Inc, a telemedicine company that sells wellness and healthcare products, is in talks to go public through a merger with blank-check company Oaktree Acquisition Corp, according...

MEDICAL device company Dornier MedTech is launching UroX, a community that seeks to connect talents, technologies and funding to solve critical problems in the field of urology.

SINGAPORE Medical Group (SMG) posted a 49.5 per cent drop in net profit to S$3.5 million for its first six months ended June 30, 2020, from S$6.8 million a year ago.

[TAIPEI] Taiwan provisionally approved the use of dexamethasone, a cheap and widely-used steroid, to treat the new coronavirus, as the island faces a shortfall of the antiviral drug remdesivir...

[MANILA] More than 27 million people in the Philippines -- about a quarter of the population -- will go back into lockdown Tuesday after overwhelmed health workers warned the country was losing...

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AN ageing population and rising healthcare costs are long-term trends that Alliance Healthcare is zeroing in on as it expands its managed healthcare services business, executive chairman and CEO...

[NEW YORK] Eastman Kodak on Monday granted its executive chairman options for 1.75 million shares as the result of what a person familiar with the arrangement described as an "understanding" with...