Health Care/Hospital

European Commission Approves EFIENT(R) (prasugrel) for Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome Undergoing PCI

TOKYO and INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Heart patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) undergoing an artery-opening procedure will soon have a new treatment option to help prevent heart attacks. Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (TSE: 4568) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) an...

2009-02-23 21:34 630

American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc. to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results on March 9, 2009

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc. (NYSE: AOB) today announced that it plans to release fourth quarter and full year 2008 financial results on Monday, March 9, 2009, before the market opens. The Company will hold a conference call at 8:00 am ET o...

2009-02-23 22:00 591

CRESTOR Cuts Risk of Stroke by Nearly Half in JUPITER Study

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- A new analysis from the JUPITER study presented today at the International Stroke Conference (ISC) in San Diego, California, describes details of the stroke data according to gender, ethnicity and baseline risk factors. This data adds to th...

2009-02-20 03:00 595

Frontage Laboratories Continues to Grow Its China Business and Add Corporate Financial, Regulatory and Clinical Pharmacology Talent

MALVERN, Pa. and SHANGHAI, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Frontage Laboratories Inc. ("Frontage"), a leading high quality provider of bioanalytical, pre-clinical, clinical and drug development services to global pharmaceutical companies, is pleased to announce it has expanded its research and deve...

2009-02-23 09:00 800

Obio Pharmaceutical Announces Product Growth Strategy

Research Based Emerging Pharmaceutical Company Now with Two Patented Drugs & Multinational Investor Pool and Prominent Research Team Drive Novel and Safe Blockbuster Antiviral Influenza Drug Discovery to Be Launched in 2011 HONG KONG, Feb. ...

2009-02-19 00:00 108681

China YCT International Group, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Results

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China YCT International Group Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: CYIG) ("China YCT" or "the Company"), a leading company engaged in the business of developing, manufacturing and marketing gingko-based products through its wholly owned subsidiary, Shandong Spring Ph...

2009-02-18 21:00 495

Video: The MDS Foundation Says Published Data Confirms VIDAZA(R) Significantly Extends Survival in Patients with the Malignant Condition MDS

VIDAZA Restores Gene Function to Double Survival and Increase Transfusion Independence CROSSWICKS, N.J., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Foundation says data published in the peer reviewed medical journal The Lancet Oncology confirms VIDAZA extends surviva...

2009-02-18 21:30 539

China Shenghuo Receives Notice from NYSE Alternext US Regarding Listing Standards

KUNMING, China, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: KUN) ("China Shenghuo" or the "Company"), today announced that on February 10, 2009, it received a deficiency letter from the NYSE Alternext US LLC ("NYSE Alternext US" or the "Exchange"...

2009-02-18 05:39 586

Sanofi Pasteur Dengue Vaccine Enters Pediatric Efficacy Clinical Study

Global Clinical Study Program Across Dengue Endemic Regions in Latin America and Asia LYON, France, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of sanofi-aventis Group (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced today that its investigational tetravalent dengue vaccine is ...

2009-02-18 16:00 531

Genesis Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for the Second Quarter of its Fiscal Year 2009

LAIYANG, China, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Genesis Pharmaceuticals Enterprises, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GNPH) (“Genesis” or the “Company”), a U.S. pharmaceutical company with its principal operations in the People’s Republic of China, today announced its financial results for the second quar...

2009-02-17 23:23 631

BMP Sunstone Reiterates Commitment to Quality, Innovation and Long-Term Growth at Meeting with Senior Officials

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- BMP Sunstone Corporation (Nasdaq: BJGP) (“BMP Sunstone” or the “Company”) announced today that on February 8, 2009, senior executives of Sunstone (Tangshan) Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., hosted a visit by Zhang Dejiang, the Vice Premier of the Stat...

2009-02-17 00:00 639

Public Cancer Center Becomes First in South-East Asia to Introduce RapidArc Radiotherapy Treatments From Varian Medical Systems

HONG KONG, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Doctors in Hong Kong have carried out the first treatments in south-east Asia using a new, faster form of radiotherapy that extends more advanced care to more patients. A 74-year-old patient with localized prostate cancer became the region's first...

2009-02-18 09:27 680

WuXi PharmaTech Announces CFO Benson Tsang to Leave Company; COO Edward Hu Named Acting CFO

SHANGHAI, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX) announced today that Benson Tsang, Chief Financial Officer, is leaving the company for personal reasons at the end of February. Edward Hu, Chief Operating Officer, will serve as acting Chief Financial Officer until a replacement ...

2009-02-17 21:00 1284

Pharmaxis Builds Senior Management Team

SYDNEY, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Pharmaceutical company Pharmaxis (ASX: PXS; Nasdaq: PXSL) today announced that it had appointed Dr Howard Fox to its senior management team in the position of Chief Medical Officer. Dr Fox will assume responsibility for regulatory affairs, pharmacovigila...

2009-02-17 09:15 552

China-Biotics, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results

SHANGHAI, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China-Biotics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHBT) (“China-Biotics”, “the Company”), a leading Chinese firm specializing in the manufacture, research, development, marketing and distribution of probiotics products, today announced its financial results for the third quarte...

2009-02-16 22:00 606

Yongye Biotechnology Announces Preliminary Results for Fiscal Year 2008

BEIJING, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yongye Biotechnology International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: YGYB; "Yongye" or the "Company"), a leading producer and distributor of plant and animal nutrient products located in the People’s Republic of China, today announced preliminary fina...

2009-02-16 21:00 452

Winner Medical Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2009 Results

SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WMDG) (“Winner Medical”, or the “Company”), today reported unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended December 31, 2008. The Company’s results are detailed in its form 10-Q, filed today ...

2009-02-13 20:29 695

China Biologic Products' High-Purity Human Albumin Research and Development Project to be Listed in the National Torch Plan

TAIAN CITY, Shandong, China, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Biologic Products, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBPO) ("China Biologic" or the "Company"), one of the leading plasma-based pharmaceutical companies in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that one of its R&...

2009-02-13 21:00 626

Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results

WEIFANG, Shandong, China, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SGTI) ("Shengtai" or "the Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality, pharmaceutical grade glucose products in China, today reported financial results for the second q...

2009-02-13 20:00 577

Navigation System Significantly Improves the Surgical Accuracy of Total Knee Replacement for Arthritis Patients

Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital brings the surgical skill to the next level by introducing navigation system in rotating-platform total knee replacement HONG KONG, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital (HKSH) announced today that the orthopaedic surgical team had s...

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