Health Care/Hospital

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 10:37 555

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 22:00 928

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 18:00 859

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 10:06 522

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 20:00 584

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 01:29 631

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 04:30 839

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 15:00 615

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 16:51 659

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 ...

2007-09-05 17:05 777

WuXi PharmaTech Schedules 2007 Second Quarter Earnings Release on Thursday, September 6, 2007

Earnings Conference Call to be Held on September 6, 2007 at 8:00 am (Eastern) / 5:00 am (Pacific) / 8:00 pm (Beijing/Hong Kong) SHANGHAI, China, Sept. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX) ("WuXi PharmaTech" or “the Company”), the leading China-based pharmaceutical...

2007-09-04 22:29 824

China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc. to Present at Roth 2007 New York Conference

KUNMING, China, Sept. 4 /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...

2007-09-04 21:00 716

WHO Urges Increased Investments and Services for Mental Health

GENEVA, Sept. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization (WHO) is today appealing to countries to increase their support for mental health services. The appeal is part of a series of six reviews on global mental health which are being published today in the journal The Lancet. WHO ha...

2007-09-04 09:50 605

Media Invitation: Are You Ready for the Next Chapter in Lung Cancer Care?

LONDON, Sept. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Ready for fresh perspectives on mutational research, future treatment prospects in non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and a milestone announcement from Boehringer Ingelheim? Learn more at the upcoming international media webcast, 'The second generati...

2007-09-04 16:00 728

China Medical Technologies to Participate in Credit Suisse's 2007 Asian Technology Conference

BEIJING, Sept. 3 /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 system...

2007-09-03 18:00 492

Mindray to Present at Merrill Lynch Global Pharmaceutical, Biotech & Medtech Conference

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 30 /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 that Mr. Xu Hang, Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Office...

2007-08-30 20:00 542

AstraZeneca's Once-Daily SEROQUEL XR(TM) Extended-Release Tablets Approved in Netherlands for the Acute and Long Term Treatment of Schizophrenia

-- For International Medical Journalists Only -- LONDON, Aug. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca today announced the Netherlands regulatory authority MEB (Medicines Evaluation Board) has approved SEROQUEL XR(TM) (quetiapine fumarate) Extended-Release Tablets, a once-daily medicine for ...

2007-08-29 17:41 590

Winner New Product Update: Advanced Dressings and Surgical Gowns

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Winner Medical Group, Inc. ("Winner Medical") (OTC Bulletin Board: WMDG), announces that it has commenced mass production for the orders received from the leading European company to produce advanced dressings. "We believe this marks our high-end...

2007-08-29 20:30 682

China-Biotics, Inc. to Present at Roth 2007 New York Conference

SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 29 /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, today announced that Mr. ...

2007-08-29 21:00 607

Phase III Trial Finds Pharmaxis' Bronchitol Effective

SYDNEY, Australia, Aug. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmaxis (ASX: PXS; Nasdaq: PXSL) today announced that its Phase III B301 study of Bronchitol for the treatment of people with bronchiectasis has met its two primary efficacy endpoints: quality of life and mucus clearance. Dat...

2007-08-29 09:03 529
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