Health Care/Hospital

Projected Supply of Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Sharply Increases

GENEVA, Oct. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Recent scientific advances and increased vaccine manufacturing capacity have prompted experts to increase their projections of how many pandemic influenza vaccine courses can be made available in the coming years. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200...

2007-10-25 09:33 560

WuXi PharmaTech Schedules 2007 Third Quarter Earnings Release on Monday, November 12, 2007

Earnings Conference Call to be held on November 13, 2007 at 8:00 am (Eastern) / 5:00 am (Pacific) / 9:00 pm (Beijing/Hong Kong) SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -— WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX) ("WuXi PharmaTech" or "the Company"), the leading China-based pharmaceutic...

2007-10-24 04:05 845

China Medical Technologies to Participate in Investor Events in November

BEIJING, Oct. 24 /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...

2007-10-24 18:00 514

CHRI Receives Approval for Suining Chuan DAR Authentication Trademark From Chinese Government

SUINING, China, Oct. 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Health Resource, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CHRI) announced today that it has received approval and authentication from the Trademark Bureau of China for the Company’s Suining Chuan DAR (Dahurian Angelica Root). The Authentication Trademar...

2007-10-24 18:00 597

Abbott Named to Science Magazine's List of 'Top Employers' in the Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industry

Industry-Leading Development Opportunities, Acknowledgement for Innovative Thinking, Help Create an Environment Where Scientists Thrive and Science is Recognized ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Oct. 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth consecutive year, Abbott (NYSE: ABT) has been named among the top...

2007-10-24 21:01 681

Bruker Companies Announce the Opening of a Modern Chinese Applications, Demonstration and Customer Training Center in Beijing

BEIJING, Oct. 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- During the BCEIA 2007 conference, Bruker BioSciences Corp. and the Bruker BioSpin group of companies today announced the official opening of their new Beijing modern applications, demonstration and customer training laboratory, showcasing a wide selection ...

2007-10-24 09:30 799

Vivo Ventures Expands Team with the Addition of James Huang as an Executive in Residence

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Vivo Ventures, a venture capital firm specializing in life science investments, today announced that James Huang will join the firm as an Executive in Residence. With his extensive business development and operating experience, Mr. Huang will wor...

2007-10-24 18:00 681

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 07:37 663

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 20:09 676

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 20:00 703

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 15:00 504

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 00:33 654

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 18:30 602

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 20:00 655

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 20:00 503

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 20:25 710

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 20:30 591

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 22:30 725

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 19:55 604

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 08:51 674
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