Health Care/Hospital

Ground-breaking Conference Takes on Abortion

Organisers Highlight the Global Pandemic of Unsafe Abortion and Call for Universal Access to Safe Abortion Care LONDON, Oct. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Expanding access to safe abortion around the world is on the agenda at the groundbreaking Global Safe Abortion Conference beginning today ...

2007-10-24 07:37 645

Mindray Medical International to Exhibit at 58th China International Medical Equipment Fair

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices in China with a rapidly growing international presence, today announced it will attend the China International Medical Equipment...

2007-10-23 20:09 645

Linkwell Corporation Selected by the Wharton GCP Program

SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Linkwell Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLL), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of healthcare related disinfectants in China, announced today its selection by the Wharton Global Consulting Practicum (GCP). Ten MBA ...

2007-10-23 20:00 680

Two New Studies Provide Real World Data on Cardiovascular Events in CRESTOR Users

LONDON, Oct. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Data from two observational studies of over 470,000 patients taking statins in routine clinical practice investigating the incidence of cardiovascular events in patients taking CRESTOR(TM) (rosuvastatin) and other statins were presented today at the Interna...

2007-10-23 15:00 477

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group to Announce Third Quarter 2007 Earnings

Since Daylight Savings Time (DST) will change to Eastern Standard Time (EST) effective November 4, please note that the time of the Simcere Q3 conference call will take place at 9 p.m. (Beijing/Hong Kong time) on November 5, 2007, while the time of the call in the U.S. remains unchanged at 8 a.m. (E...

2007-10-23 00:33 632

China Medical Technologies to Announce Financial Results for the Second Quarter Ended September 30, 2007 on November 20, 2007

BEIJING, Oct. 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: CMED), a leading China-based medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets advanced in-vitro diagnostic products and high intensity focused ultrasound tumor therapy sy...

2007-10-22 18:30 583

Sinovac Enters Purchase Agreement with Beijing Public Health Bureau for Anflu, Sinovac's Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

BEIJING, Oct. 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Amex: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced today that the Beijing Public Health Bureau has entered into an agreement with Sinovac to purchase Anflu, a split influenza vaccine developed and man...

2007-10-22 20:00 640

CHRI Signs Cooperation Contract with Guangzhou Qingping Trade Center; Sees Further Progress in the Herbal Medicine Markets Across Southern China and Southeast Asia

SUINING, China, Oct. 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Health Resource, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CHRI) announced today that it has signed a cooperation contract with Guangzhou Qingping Trade Center (“Qingping”), one of the four biggest herbal medicine and healthcare products markets in China...

2007-10-22 20:00 484

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group to Announce Third Quarter 2007 Earnings on Monday, November 5, 2007

NANJING, China, Oct. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simcere Pharmaceutical Group (NYSE: SCR), a leading manufacturer and supplier of branded generic pharmaceuticals in the rapidly growing Chinese marketplace, announced today that it intends to release its 2007 third quarter results on M...

2007-10-19 20:25 692

Skystar Bio-Pharmaceutical Announces Upcoming Interview With WallSt.net ( www.wallst.net )

XI'AN, China, Oct. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mr. Weibing Lu, Chief Executive Officer of Skystar Bio-Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: SKBI) ("Skystar") will be featured in an exclusive interview with http://www.wallst.net on October 24, 2007, at 10:30 a.m. EST. The int...

2007-10-19 20:30 560

Omega Fatty Acids DHA and AA Take Center Stage at Asian Conference on Pediatric Nutrition

BEIJING, Oct. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Research being presented this week at the Third Asian Congress on Pediatric Nutrition in Beijing, China, provides strong support for fatty acid intake during pregnancy, infancy and early childhood. Of particular focus are the omega-3 fatty acid, docosahexa...

2007-10-19 22:30 710

NEJM Report Finds HPV Test More Effective Than Pap in Determining Cervical Cancer Risk

GAITHERSBURG, Md. and HILDEN, Germany, Oct. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/-- The first randomized, controlled study in North America of HPV testing as a stand-alone screen concluded that it is almost 40 percent more accurate than traditional cytology (the Pap "smear") in identifying women with advanced ...

2007-10-18 19:55 582

Johnson & Johnson Launches Global Diabetes Institute, Beijing Diabetes Institute Will Launch Early Next Year

Providing State-of-the-Art Education and Training to Health Professionals BEIJING, Oct. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson today announced the establishment of the Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute (JJDI) to transform diabetes care by providing comprehensive training on the late...

2007-10-18 08:51 658

Bill and Melinda Gates Call for New Global Commitment to Chart a Course for Malaria Eradication

New Resources and Scientific Progress Help Pave the Way Toward Malaria Eradication U.S. Presidential Candidates Urged to Sustain and Expand President's Malaria Initiative SEATTLE, Oct. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Bill and Melinda Gates today called on global leaders to embrace "an au...

2007-10-18 14:25 1057

Mindray to Report Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results on November 1, 2007

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices in China, today announced that it will report its third quarter 2007 financial results after the U.S. market closes on November 1, 2...

2007-10-17 20:00 639

FDA Advisory Committee Votes in Favor of Earlier Use of Phosphate Binders in Stage 4 Kidney Disease Patients With Hyperphosphatemia

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- At the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee meeting today, the majority of members voted to recommend the use of phosphate binders, including Shire Pharmaceuticals' non-calcium FOSRENOL(R)...

2007-10-17 07:18 510

DARA BioSciences and Bayer Pharmaceuticals Corporation Sign Exclusive License Agreement

RALEIGH, N.C. and WEST HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- DARA BioSciences, Inc. and Bayer Pharmaceuticals Corporation (BPC), a U.S. subsidiary of Bayer HealthCare AG signed a license agreement granting DARA BioSciences exclusive worldwide rights to a series of patents and compounds fo...

2007-10-17 19:00 706

China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc. Opens Showcase 12Ways(R) Chinese Herbal Beauty Salon in October

KUNMING, China, Oct. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc. ("China Shenghuo," "the Company") (Amex: KUN), which is engaged in the research, development, manufacture, and marketing of pharmaceutical, nutritional supplement and cosmetic products in th...

2007-10-16 21:00 741

China Dongsheng International Announces Fiscal Year End 2007 Financial Results

-- Revenue for 2007 increased 58.3% to $31.3 million -- Net Income for 2007 increased 62.3% to $10.9 million NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Dongsheng International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CDSG), a leading provider in the nutraceutical industry throu...

2007-10-15 23:40 533

China Medical Technologies Announces Receipt of Korean FDA Approval for its HIFU System

BEIJING, Oct. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED), a leading China-based medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets advanced in-vitro diagnostic products and high intensity focused ultrasound ("HIFU") tumor t...

2007-10-15 18:15 628
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