Figure 1, a photo-sharing platform for healthcare professionals, is now available in India. The app enables healthcare professionals and students to connect, discuss, and share content related to the ...
Chinese smartphone glucometer Dnurse raised millions in an undisclosed series A round led by SAIF and Innovation Works. It's an investment that makes a lot of sense given China's sharp rise in diabete...
This product made by Hyderabad-based Aayuv Technologies stores medical records of users online, uses analytics to track those records, and gives timely alerts.
New startup gets big seed funding round to make non-invasive pre-natal testing more accessible in Asia
Non-invasive pre-natal testing (NIPT) is a relatively new technology. As the name implies, it involves no needles being put near the unborn child.
The pharmaceutical industry in the Philippines is beset with problems: it’s fragmented and prices are high. Farouk Meralli creates a startup addressing both.
Few people venture into India’s Rajasthan desert to provide healthcare. An exception is Karma, founded by a former Goldman Sachs technologist.
Can technology fix Southeast Asia's healthcare problem? We're about to find out.
Doctor Gratis has launched in Africa, in time to help combat Ebola. It offers online consultation with doctors.
The next frontier in the internet of things? Chinese web giant Baidu has just announced a smartphone-connected home blood pressure monitor dubbed Mumu BP 2.
With nothing to lose, two Indian college kids solve a medical problem, get Sequoia backing, wow Singapore
The Practo search engine runs a proprietary algorithm to rank the 75,000 doctors listed on the site, based on parameters ranging from location and specialty to revisits by patients.
Indonesia is sometimes referred to as the sleeping giant of Southeast Asia. While it might not seem as mature as places like Singapore, all signs point to a future economic boom. Boston Consulting Gro...
Xiaomi today will launch its first ever healthcare product in conjunction with iHealth Labs, a smart blood pressure monitor.
While they agreed with much of each others’ advice during a fireside chat on stage at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014, their preferred sectors rarely intersect.
Founded in 2011, Chunyu now has 30 million active users consulting with 40,000 online doctors about 50,000 daily health issues.
Luke Roush, a Jakarta-based managing principal of Sovereign’s Capital, refers to himself as the new kid on the block in Indonesia. Much like that quiet student in the lunch line on the first day of sc...
Sciement provides medical animation to clients ranging from hospitals to pharmaceutical companies so patients can understand their diseases.
This migraine app detects what you're doing, asks you questions, and shares what actions you can take.
Baidu Trends, China’s nearest equivalent to Google Trends, has launched an interactive nationwide map that predicts the spread of disease (hat-tip to 36kr). The hypochondriac’s nightmare combines Baid...