Health Care/Hospital

Shanghai Century Acquisition Corporation Announces Sichuan Kelun Pharmaceutical Co Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2007

HONG KONG, Sept. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai Century (Amex: SHA), a special purpose acquisition company, today announced that Sichuan Kelun Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd (Kelun), China’s largest producer of intravenous (IV) solution products, has provided Shanghai Century with unaudited fin...

2007-09-19 20:00 523

HopeLab Launches 'Ruckus Nation,' A Competition Seeking Great Ideas to Get Kids Moving

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- How can we begin to reverse the devastating effects of childhood obesity? Start a movement. HopeLab today announced the launch of Ruckus Nation, an international online idea competition to get kids moving. People of all ages are invited to ...

2007-09-19 00:01 703

Sinovac to Present at 2007 UBS Global Life Sciences Conference

BEIJING, Sept. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Amex: SVA), a leading China-based biotech company focusing on human vaccine development, today announced today it is scheduled to present at the 2007 UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on Monday, September 24, 2007. Weidong Yin...

2007-09-17 20:00 691

More Effort Needed To Combat Lifestyle Diseases, Says WHO

Fifty-eighth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific 10-14 September 2007, Jeju, Republic of Korea JEJU, Republic of Korea, Sept. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A significant annual reduction in deaths from noncommunicable diseases is not going to happen unless countries a...

2007-09-14 14:33 476

WHO Urges Solidarity In Battle Against Tobacco

Fifty-eighth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific 10-14 September 2007, Jeju, Republic of Korea JEJU, Republic of Korea, Sept. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization has called for an all-out war against tobacco use in the Asia Pacific region now t...

2007-09-14 14:39 466

WHO Calls For Greater Allocation Of Resources To Address Rising Trend In Mental Disorders

Fifty-eighth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific 10-14 September 2007, Jeju, Republic of Korea JEJU, Republic of Korea, Sept. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Dr Shigeru Omi, WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific, warned of increasing mental and neurological diso...

2007-09-14 14:36 597

China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc. Begins Full-Scale Launch of 12Ways(R) Chinese Herbal Skin Care Product Line

KUNMING, China, Sept. 13 /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 the P...

2007-09-13 21:00 787

WHO Focuses On More Balanced Health Care

Fifty-eighth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific; 10-14 September 2007, Jeju, Republic of Korea JEJU, Republic of Korea, Sept. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization (WHO) is spearheading a move to make health care systems in Asia safer, holistic ...

2007-09-13 16:04 423

Affordable Drugs Needed for So-called "Diseases Of Poverty" -- WHO

Fifty-eighth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific, 10-14 September 2007, Jeju, Republic of Korea JEJU, Republic of Korea, Sept. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has taken the lead in addressing the availability and accessibility of drugs...

2007-09-13 13:59 579

Greater Commitment Needed to Combat Problem of Multidrug-resistant TB

Fifty-eighth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific 10-14 September 2007, Jeju, Republic of Korea JEJU, Republic of Korea, Sept. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Dr Shigeru Omi, World Health Organization Regional Director for the Western Pacific, today called for greater poli...

2007-09-13 10:47 651

WHO Warns Against Complacency in Dealing with Avian Influenza

Fifty-eighth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific 10-14 September 2007, Jeju, Republic of Korea JEJU, Republic of Korea, Sept. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Warning against the dangers of complacency, the World Health Organization today urged Member States not to drop the...

2007-09-13 10:37 547

Nucletron Announces Management Buy-Out to More Effectively Meet the Demands of Its Customers and the Radiation Therapy Community

Newly Independent Radiation Oncology Company Emerges as Industry Leader with Distinct Focus on Partnership, Innovation and Integration VEENENDAAL, The Netherlands, Sept. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Nucletron announced today the successful management buy-out from Delft Instruments, creating an i...

2007-09-13 22:00 905

China Bionanometer Industries Corporation Promotes New Cosmetics Product Line in China

XI'AN, China, Sept. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Bionanometer Industries Corporation (OTC Pink Sheets: CBIU), a leading company within the bionanometer industry, has recently promoted a new series of biological nanometer cosmetics products named "U-SOGNO" after nearly a year of ...

2007-09-11 18:00 852

World Suicide Prevention Day

GENEVA, Sept. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The focus of World Suicide Prevention Day this year is on suicide prevention from youth to old age. This theme has been adopted to emphasize that people of all ages commit suicide and that actions to prevent suicide included in national responses should m...

2007-09-11 10:06 519

China Sky One Medical Receives $1.5 Million Government Grant to Further Develop Six New Cancer Products

HARBIN, China, Sept. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSKI), a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of pharmaceutical, medicinal and diagnostic products in China, today announced that it won the bidding process organized by the Chinese Mi...

2007-09-10 20:00 576

AstraZeneca Announces First Patient Enrolled in Head-to-Head Comparison of CRESTOR/Ezetimibe With Simvastatin/Ezetimibe

LONDON, Sept. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca today announced enrolment of the first patient in the new GRAVITY study (Gauging the lipid effects of RosuvAstatin plus ezetimibe Versus sImvastatin plus ezetimibe TherapY). GRAVITY is a clinical trial examining the impact on LDL-cholesterol ('b...

2007-09-07 01:29 626

WuXi PharmaTech Announces Second Quarter 2007 Results

- Net Revenues Up 99% Year-Over-Year SHANGHAI, China, Sept. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX) ("WuXi PharmaTech" or "the Company"), the leading China-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology research and development outsourcing company, today announced its unaudi...

2007-09-06 04:30 829

Boehringer Ingelheim to Initiate First Phase III Pivotal Study for New Oncology Compound BIBW 2992*

New data on BIBW 2992*, a potent, irreversible, second-generation oral signal transduction inhibitor provides glimpse of next chapter in lung cancer care INGELHEIM, Germany, Sept. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- (For non-US Media) Boehringer Ingelheim announced today from the 12th World Conference...

2007-09-06 15:00 608

Joint International Health Partners Statement on Behalf of the GAVI Alliance, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), UNICEF, United Nations Population Fund, World Bank and the World Health Organization

LONDON, Sept. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- We, as international health partners committed to improving health and development outcomes in the world, welcome and fully support the International Health Partnership’s mission to strengthen health systems, and we congratulate those involved for...

2007-09-05 16:51 651

Roche's Tarceva(R) Delivers Longer Life for Lung Cancer Patients

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Patients worldwide with advanced lung cancer can expect longer survival according to new data from the TRUST study presented at the 12th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Seoul, Korea. These new worldwide observations show that patients ...

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