Health Care/Hospital

One In Five People With Diabetes Miss Up To 15 Working Hours Per Month Due To Low Blood Sugar

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Nearly one in five people with diabetes are regularly unable to attend a full day at work due to disruption caused by episodes of dangerously low blood sugar, known as a hypoglycaemic event.A new survey, focusing on productivity loss following h...

2011-06-07 16:11 873

Four Phase 3 Efficacy and Safety Studies of Ingenol Mebutate, an Investigational Treatment for Actinic Keratosis, Presented at World Congress of Dermatology

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- - NOT INTENDED FOR US MEDIA - Ingenol Mebutate is an Investigational Two-to-Three Day Topical Treatment for Precancerous Skin Disease Clinical data from four Phase 3 studies of ingenol mebutate gel, an investigational treatment for actinic k...

2011-06-07 10:48 610

Sanofi's Investigational Semuloparin in Cancer Patients Initiating Chemotherapy Shows a 64 % Risk Reduction in Life-Threatening Venous Thrombo-Embolism

PARIS, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- - Results of Phase III SAVE-ONCO Study Selected for "Best of ASCO 2011" - Venous Thrombo-embolism Affects Up to 1 in 5 Cancer Patients And Chemotherapy Further Increases this Risk Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today results of the pi...

2011-06-07 08:55 619

TPI Board Reinstates Stock Repurchase Program

CHENGDU, China, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE Amex: TPI), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical medicine, modernized traditional Chinese medicine, branded generics and other pharmaceuticals today announced that th...

2011-06-03 20:00 830

China Biologic Products Will Present at Jefferies Global Healthcare Conference in New York on June 9, 2011

TAI'AN, China, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Biologic Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBPO) ("China Biologic," or the "Company"), a leading plasma-based biopharmaceutical company in China, today announced that it will present and meet with investors at the Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare Conferen...

2011-06-03 18:37 727

China Cord Blood Corporation to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2011 Financial Results

Earnings Call Scheduled for 8:00 a.m. ET on June 13, 2011 HONG KONG, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO) ("the Company") today announced its plan to release financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of fiscal year 2011 on Friday, June 10, 2011, a...

2011-06-03 18:00 1150

Ausnutria Merges with Hyproca and Expands R&D Base to Europe

Global resources and expertise, shared value and commitments BEIJING, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Recently, Ausnutria Dairy Corporation Ltd (China) announced the M&A with Hyproca Dairy Group Corporate (Holland) and acquired a 51% share of Hyproca's stock. This will make Ausnutria the contro...

2011-06-03 20:00 1038

Synutra to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2011 Financial Results

QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Synutra International, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYUT), a leading infant formula company in China and a producer, marketer and seller of nutritional products for infants, children and adults, today announced that it plans to release its financ...

2011-06-02 21:00 807

China Kanghui Holdings Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conferences

CHANGZHOU, China, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Kanghui Holdings (NYSE: KH) ("Kanghui" or the "Company"), a leading domestic developer, manufacturer and marketer of orthopedic implants in China, today announced its participation in the following investor events: -- Jefferies 2011 Gl...

2011-06-02 17:00 639

Global Pharm Holdings Group Completes Acquisitions for Two City-Level Pharmaceutical Distribution Companies

SHENZHEN, China, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Global Pharm Holdings Group, Inc. (OTCBB: GPHG) ("Global Pharm" or the "Company"), a China-based leading vertically integrated pharmaceutical company engaged in pharmaceutical-related products distribution and Traditional Chinese Medicine ("TCM") he...

2011-06-02 20:00 767

China Medical Technologies Reports Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Fiscal Year Financial Results

BEIJING, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED), a leading China-based advanced in-vitro diagnostic ("IVD") company, announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter ("4Q FY2010") and the full fiscal year end...

2011-06-02 09:30 895

ConvaTec Announces Acquisition of Trent Direct

LONDON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care today announced that Amcare Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ConvaTec Holdings UK Ltd, has acquired Arthur Wood Ltd (operating as "Trent Dire...

2011-06-02 10:38 763

ConvaTec Announces Acquisition of Trent Direct

LONDON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care today announced that Amcare Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ConvaTec Holdings UK Ltd, has acquired Arthur Wood Ltd (operating as "Trent Dire...

2011-06-02 16:42 1046

TPI Receives Production License for Its Anti-diabetic Drug Gliclazide Tablets from China's SFDA

CHENGDU, China, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE Amex: TPI), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical medicine, modernized traditional Chinese medicine, branded generics and other pharmaceuticals today announced TPI has received ...

2011-06-01 19:30 1298

Nutrastar Ramps up New Major Beverage Distribution in Anhui Province

HARBIN, China, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Nutrastar International Inc. (OTCBB: NUIN; "Nutrastar" or the "Company"), a leading producer and supplier of premium branded Traditional Chinese Medicine ("TCM") consumer products, today announced the signing of a major distribution agreemen...

2011-06-01 19:00 989

Dehaier Awarded $1.32 Million Procurement Contract to Supply Medical Devices to Hospital 301 in Beijing

BEIJING, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: DHRM) ("Dehaier" or the "Company"), an emerging leader in the development, assembly, marketing and sale of medical devices and homecare medical products in China, today announced that it has signed a medical e...

2011-06-01 19:00 784

UPMC Enters China with Agreement to Provide Second-Opinion Pathology Consultations to KingMed Diagnostics

PITTSBURGH, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Marking its first medical services agreement in Asia, UPMC( http://www.upmc.com/Pages/default.aspx ) announced today that it will provide remote, second-opinion pathology consultations to KingMed Diagnostics( http://www.kingmed.com.cn/en/aboutus.aspx ), ...

2011-06-01 18:53 1156

UPMC Enters China with Agreement to Provide Second-Opinion Pathology Consultations to KingMed Diagnostics

PITTSBURGH, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Marking its first medical services agreement in Asia, UPMC( http://www.upmc.com/Pages/default.aspx ) announced today that it will provide remote, second-opinion pathology consultations to KingMed Diagnostics( http://www.kingmed.com.cn/en/aboutus.aspx ), ...

2011-06-01 12:00 1742

Sinovac Appoints Kenneth Lee to Board of Directors

BEIJING, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced today the appointment of Mr. Kenneth Lee as a director to the Board of the Company effective on May 31, 2011 to replace Mr. Xianping Wang who resigned f...

2011-05-31 20:00 1358

ImmunoCellular Therapeutics and BioWa Announce License for the Research and Development of Therapeutic Antibodies in Cancer

LOS ANGELES and PRINCETON, N.J., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia / -- ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. (OTCBB: IMUC) and BioWa, Inc( http://www.biowa.com )., announced today that they have entered into an agreement to provide IMUC with access to BioWa's patented POTELLIGENT(R) Technology platform for...

2011-06-02 18:00 919
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