Singaporean telehealth company Doctor Anywhere has fully acquired Catalist-listed Asian Healthcare Specialists, a multidisciplinary medical care group.

The latter offers a wide range of specialist services, including anaesthesia, dermatology, family medicine, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otorhinolaryngology, rehabilitation and urology, across 12 clinics in Singapore.

Its 14 medical specialists, one family physician and one physiotherapist will be absorbed into DA’s growing network of 3,000 GPs and specialist doctors.


According to DA, its latest acquisition is part of its endeavour to meet the rising demand for specialised treatment across Southeast Asia. It will continue to seek synergistic opportunities and targeted acquisitions of critical healthcare assets across the region to further its work on building a technology-enabled regional healthcare ecosystem. 

This announcement also comes as the startup closed a $38.8 million Series C1 funding round led by Novo Holdings. The proceeds from this extended investing round partly funded the acquisition of

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Lavender field in the dayHumans have been using lavender as a culinary, cosmetic, aromatherapeutic, and hygienic herb for at least several thousands years. In the Bible, Mary uses lavender (“very costly”) to anoint the feet of Jesus. In ancient Egypt, embalmers used lavender in the mummification process. Roman bathhouses often scented the water with lavender petals and women throughout the Mediterranean—where it grows natively—used it in hair oils, perfumes, and makeup. It became so ubiquitous as a fragrance in cleansing agents and bathing that the name “lavender” itself comes from the root Latin word for washing—lavare. 

It turns out that the ancients were right about lavender. It is a valuable herb that you can use to enhance your health, sleep, cooking, baths, and overall quality of life by incorporating it into your daily routines and regimens.

Breathe in the aroma

Crush fresh lavender between your finger and take a big whiff, or

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Nasal polyps are lumps of tissue that grow in your nose. While the polyps themselves are generally harmless, they can cause pain and discomfort – common nasal polyp symptoms include congestion, headaches and drainage.

So, what should you do about these growths? (Hint: you shouldn’t try to remove nasal polyps yourself). Read on to learn how to treat your nasal polyps at home and when to see a doctor.

How do I get rid of nasal polyps?

First of all, you may not need to treat your nasal polyps. If your nasal polyps aren’t causing symptoms, you don’t need to treat them. It’s possible for nasal polyps to shrink naturally and go away on their own.

And secondly, you shouldn’t try to remove nasal polyps yourself since that could cause injury and possibly infection. But the good news is that, if you’re bothered by nasal polyp symptoms, there are things

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Virtual care comes in many forms and the term covers a multitude of use cases and workflows. We find that providers can deliver better remote care, at lower cost, when they standardize on a virtual care platform with the ability to support all core use cases.

At Cisco, we’ve taken a full-stack platform approach that leverages the power of our Webex service, together with software and hardware deployed across the cloud and the premise, to deliver the best possible end-user experience and scale across the many use cases of virtual care.

So, what are some of the use cases for virtual care and how can technology drive adoption and scale?

Reducing the need for meetings

With asynchronous video, we give administrators and clinicians the ability to easily record and publish short video messages to a group of stakeholders. Video makes the message more personal than a simple email,

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Headspace Health confirmed it has laid off 50 workers, or about 4% of its workforce.

First reported by Bloomberg, the cuts at the meditation and mental health company are the latest in a spate of layoffs at digital health and health tech companies this year. 

Calm, another meditation app that has been expanding with clinical mental health offerings,  laid off 20% of its staff in August. 

Click Therapeutics announced Friday it had received FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for a prescription digital therapeutic for episodic migraine.

CT-132 is under development as an adjunctive preventive treatment for episodic migraine in adult patients. The Breakthrough Device Designation isn’t a marketing approval from the FDA, but it aims to accelerate review of products that could help treat debilitating or life-threatening conditions.

Click said it has completed or started three clinical studies on the migraine therapeutic. It will use the data from those trials

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