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Healthcare stocks get a shot in the arm as Wuhan virus fears rise

SINGAPORE (Jan 21): The outbreak of a new SARS-like virus originating in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province, is putting Asian stock markets on edge.

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Boehringer Ingelheim to acquire assets, IP from Singapore biotech firm in deal worth more than US$1 bil

SINGAPORE (Jan 9): German pharmaceutical giant Boehringer Ingelheim is acquiring assets and intellectual property from Singapore-based biotech company Enleofen Bio, in a step towards finding effect

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China's mystery pneumonia illness may be linked to new virus

(Jan 9): An alarming pneumonia outbreak in central China may be due to a previously unidentified coronavirus, according to the World Health Organization.

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Stay Fit, Stay Fashionable

These days, exercising is not as simple as heading to the gym and picking up some weights. Many have turned to electronic gadgets such as fitness trackers to keep an eye on their workout routine.

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Singaporeans flock to retirement policies amid longer life expectancy, increased chronic illnesses

SINGAPORE (Nov 7): There has been a significant uptake in the number of retirement policies in Singapore in the first nine months of 2019, according to data released Thursday by the Life Insurance

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Prudential Singapore rolls out cashless medical service at two private hospitals

SINGAPORE (Nov 5): Prudential Singapore has rolled out a service allowing its customers to receive cashless medical services when seeking treatment from participating specialists at Raffles Hospita

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Singapore completes new genetic data bank to better diagnose genetic disease

SINGAPORE (Oct 18): A new genetic databank – the largest and first in the world on Asian populations – has been completed in a study of close to 5,000 Singaporeans.

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Q&M opens private dentistry college in Singapore; aims to produce 'Super GPs'

SINGAPORE (Oct 17): Q&M Dental Group on Thursday opened Singapore’s first private dentistry college offering graduate diploma studies in clinical dentistry.

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Singapore takes the lead as Southeast Asia grapples with weight problem

(Oct 16): Starting next year, Singapore will treat packaged sugary drinks such as Coca-Cola the way that other countries treat cigarettes.

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Singapore's billion-dollar headache

SINGAPORE (Sept 18): How much does a migraine cost?

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