Health Care/Hospital

Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. Common Stock Approved For Listing on the American Stock Exchange

Common Shares Expected to Begin Trading on the AMEX on or before October 3, 2008 CHENGDU, China, Sept. 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical, Co., Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: TYNP), a manufacturer and supplier of modernized traditional Chinese medicine ("TCM") based in Chengdu, Chin...

2008-09-25 00:11 634

Landmark UPLIFT Study Reaffirms the Safety of Spiriva (tiotropium) in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

- Prof. dr. Marc Decramer, Head of Pneumology of the University Hospitals Leuven, is Lead Investigator of the International UPLIFT Study Investigating Treatment of COPD Patients With tiotropium. Today he Elaborates on the Results LEUVEN, Belgium, Sept. 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Pla...

2008-09-25 00:08 547

Bringing Diabetes to Light: International Diabetes Federation Encouraging Citizens to Raise Awareness and Protect Future Generations

Theme for 2008 World Diabetes Day - November 14 - is "Diabetes in Children and Adolescents" BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sept. 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The International Diabetes Federation announced today that it is calling on groups and individuals worldwide to get involved in activities to raise aw...

2008-09-24 18:01 1006

Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. to Report 2008 Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Year End Results on September 29, 2008

Conference Call To Be Held at 9:00 A.M. EDT CHENGDU, China, Sept. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical, Co., Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: TYNP), a manufacturer and supplier of modernized traditional Chinese medicine ("TCM") based in Chengdu, China, today announced that management wi...

2008-09-23 23:18 648

Major Adult Vaccine Clinical Trial for Pneumonia Prevention Begins

85,000 Expected to Enroll in Phase 4 Study Initiated Pre-Registration COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., Sept. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE), today announced the initiation of the Community Acquired Pneumonia Immunization Trial in Adults a major study in ad...

2008-09-23 21:31 448

New WHO Regional Director-nominee for the Western Pacific

Fifty-ninth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific 22-26 September, 2008, Manila, Philippines MANILA, Philippines, Sept. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Dr Shin Young-Soo of the Republic of Korea was today nominated to be the World Health Organization’s next Regional Dir...

2008-09-23 19:28 756

Sinovac Initiates Development of Vaccine Against Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

BEIJING, Sept. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Amex: SVA), a leading developer and provider of vaccines in China, today announced it has initiated development of a vaccine human enterovirus 71, EV 71, which causes hand, foot, and mouth disease (or HFMD). In collaboration with Chi...

2008-09-23 20:00 675

Shengtai Pharmaceutical Schedules 2008 Fourth Quarter And Year-End Financial Results and Conference Call

WEIFANG, Shandong, China, Sept. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SGTI) ("Shengtai Pharmaceutical" or "the Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality, pharmaceutical grade glucose products in China, today announced that it will is...

2008-09-23 02:16 684

China Pharma Holdings, Inc. Projects Clear Improvements in Operating Cash Flow for the 3rd Quarter 2008 and Indicates Readiness for Upgrading to AMEX

NEW YORK and HAIKOU CITY, China, Sept. 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Pharma Holdings, Inc. (“China Pharma”) (OTC Bulletin Board: CPHI) which develops, manufactures, and markets specialty pharmaceutical products in China, announced today that it projects a clearly improved Operatin...

2008-09-22 20:30 640

Sinovac Biotech Increases Ownership Position in its Operating Subsidiary Sinovac Beijing

BEIJING, Sept. 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Amex: SVA), a leading developer and provider of vaccines in China, today announced the increase of its ownership position in Sinovac Biotech Co., Ltd. (or Sinovac Beijing), its Beijing-based subsidiary and main operating entity. ...

2008-09-22 20:00 649

ProGenTech Holds Customer Event in Shanghai

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ProGenTech Limited, a life sciences and diagnostics company based in Shanghai, China and Emeryville, California, USA will hold a customer event in Shanghai on September 23rd to introduce the Entura platform in Asia. The event will sho...

2008-09-22 11:42 575

Synutra Provides Progress Update on Product Recall

QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Synutra International, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYUT, "Synutra"), a producer, marketer and seller of nutritional products in China, today provided a progress update on its previously announced product recall that is currently underway. ...

2008-09-20 05:28 632

Chindex International, Inc. Announces Major Contract Award

-- MPD Ultrasound Group Wins PLA Ultrasound Tender for Second Consecutive Year BETHESDA, Maryland, Sept. 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Chindex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHDX), a leading independent American provider of western healthcare products and services in the People’s Republic of China,...

2008-09-22 19:00 673

China-Biotics, Inc. Announces Results of 2008 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

SHANGHAI, China, Sept. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China-Biotics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CHBT) (“China-Biotics,” “the Company”), a leading Chinese firm specializing in the manufacture, research, development, marketing and distribution of probiotics products, announced today that a...

2008-09-19 21:00 657

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Passes First Phase Examination for (CE) Certification

HARBIN, China, Sept. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. (“China Sky One Medical” or “the Company”) (Nasdaq: CSKI), a leading fully integrated pharmaceutical company producing over-the-counter drugs in the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”), announced today that i...

2008-09-19 20:00 559

U.S. Company May Have Silver Bullet In Vitamin D Fight Against Disease

WILMINGTON, Mass., Sept. 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xenon Corp., a company internationally recognized as a leader and pioneer in the field of Pulsed Light systems, might have found the silver bullet that researchers have been seeking to increase vitamin D in their fight against disease. It...

2008-09-22 05:00 585

China Pharma Holdings, Inc. Projects 3rd Quarter 2008 Revenue Growth to Exceed 40%

Revenue Guidance with Q3 2008 Forecasts Growth of More Than 40% NEW YORK and HAIKOU CITY, Hainan, China, Sept. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Pharma Holdings, Inc. (“China Pharma”) (OTC Bulletin Board: CPHI) which develops, manufactures, and markets generic and brand bio-pharma...

2008-09-18 21:29 620

Sinovac Biotech Holds 2007 Annual General Meeting

BEIJING, Sept. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Amex: SVA), a leading provider of vaccines in China, today announced that its Annual General Meeting originally scheduled for September 4, 2008 was held two weeks later, on September 18, 2008. During the September 18, 2008 ...

2008-09-18 20:00 680

China Kangtai Cactus Biotech Inc. Awarded Patent for Cactus-Based Cigarette in China

Cigarette Offers Taste and Enjoyment of Nicotine with Favorable Health Profile HARBIN, China, Sept. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harbin Hainan Kangda Cactus Hygienical Foods Co., Ltd. (the "Company"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Kangtai Cactus Bio-Tech Inc. ("China Kangtai") (OT...

2008-09-18 20:30 671

New Xcelohood(TM) Containment Hood for Safer Micro-Filling of Potent Compounds

Being Launched at TechnoPharm 2008 Exhibition CAMBRIDGE, England, Sept. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Capsugel, the world’s leading provider of oral dosage form solutions to the pharmaceutical and related healthcare industries, is pleased to announce the release of its new Xcelohood(TM) Co...

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