Health Care/Hospital

China Medical Technologies to Announce Financial Results for the Third Quarter Ended December 31, 2007 on February 28, 2008

BEIJING, Jan. 29 /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...

2008-01-29 18:00 546

3SBio Inc. Announces Appointment of Kevin Sow Peng Teo as Chief Financial Officer

SHENYANG, China, Jan. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- 3SBio Inc. (Nasdaq: SSRX) ("3SBio" or the "Company"), a leading China-based biotechnology company focused on researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing biopharmaceutical products, today announced the appointment of Kevin Teo to the positi...

2008-01-29 05:05 815

Linkwell Chairman & CEO Addresses the Association of Chinese Nosocomial Infections Professional Committee

China's Ministry of Health, Department of Medical Administration Lauds and Endorses the Association SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Linkwell Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLL), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of healthcare related disinfecta...

2008-01-28 21:00 834

Abbott's Kaletra(R) and Aluvia(R) (lopinavir/ritonavir) New Lower-Strength Tablet for Pediatric Use Receives Positive Opinion from EMEA

Lopinavir/ritonavir tablet is the first and only co-formulated protease inhibitor tablet approved for use in children with HIV ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that the European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), the ...

2008-01-28 19:00 450

Many More Patients Can Now Benefit from Avastin's Proven Survival Benefits

Avastin Receives Broad Label Extension in Europe for the Treatment of Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer BASEL, Switzerland, Jan. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today that the European Commission (EC) has given its approval for the significantly wider use of its ant...

2008-01-28 14:30 479

Clexane(R)/Lovenox(R) Approved in Japan

PARIS, Jan. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi-aventis announced today that the anticoagulant Clexane(R) (enoxaparin sodium injection) has been approved for marketing in Japan by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare for the prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients undergoing or...

2008-01-28 15:00 814

Chindex’s United Family Hospitals and Clinics and NBC Enter Into Healthcare Services Agreement

NBC to Have Access to Chindex’s Medical Services During its Preparation and Coverage of the Beijing Olympics, August 8-24, 2008 BETHESDA, MD, Jan. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Chindex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHDX) a leading independent American provider of Western healthcare services and ...

2008-01-25 17:18 785

Global Initiative To Protect Children From Secondhand Smoke

Effort Focuses on Dangers of Parental Smoking in Homes and Cars GENEVA, Jan. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- It’s a staggering statistic: 700 million children - almost half of the world’s youth - breathe air polluted by tobacco smoke. People who smoke in confined spaces like the home or the car sub...

2008-01-25 08:06 571

Chindex International, Inc. to Present at 2008 UBS Global Healthcare Services Conference

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Chindex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHDX) a leading independent American provider of Western healthcare services and products in the People's Republic of China, today announced that Lawrence Pemble, CFO is scheduled to make a presentation at the 200...

2008-01-25 03:00 759

Chindex's United Family Hospitals and Clinics and NBC Enter into Healthcare Services Agreement

NBC to Have Access to Chindex's Medical Services During its Preparation and Coverage of the Beijing Olympics, August 8-24, 2008 BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Chindex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHDX) a leading independent American provider of Western healthcare services and p...

2008-01-23 23:18 820

Sinovac Announces $9.75 Million Private Placement

BEIJING, Jan. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Amex: SVA), a leading provider of vaccines in China, today announced that it entered into a securities purchase agreement in connection with a private placement to an institutional accredited investor and, subject to standard closing ...

2008-01-23 22:11 606

China Medical Technologies to Present at the 2008 Merrill Lynch Global Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device Conference

BEIJING, Jan. 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...

2008-01-22 18:00 612

WHO Executive Board Opens on Optimistic Note

GENEVA, Jan. 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) began its twice-yearly session today on an optimistic note with a report highlighting progress in many areas of public health from the Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan. (Logo: http://ww...

2008-01-22 09:40 475

Low-tar Cigarettes as Deadly as Regular Cigarettes, WHO Says

BEIJING, Jan. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization today sought to correct misconceptions concerning so-called "low tar" tobacco products promoted by tobacco companies. The WHO statement followed an article in the 16 January edition of the China Daily newspaper, which rep...

2008-01-18 15:42 561

Halma Acquires Riester to Extend its Health and Analysis Product Range

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Halma p.l.c., an international market leader in safety, health and sensor technology ( http://www.halma.cn ) has recently acquired German medical device manufacturer Rudolf Riester GmbH. Riester, based in Jungingen, Germany, is a leading...

2008-01-21 11:00 595

Sundia Receives New Venture Capital Investment

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sundia MediTech Company today announced that the company has completed its second round of VC fund raise. The Shanghai based company was founded in May 2004 by a group of pharmaceutical veterans from North America. It has been focused o...

2008-01-16 21:59 970

Mersana Therapeutics, Inc. Appoints John H. van Duzer, Ph.D., as Vice President of Manufacturing and Pharmaceutical Sciences

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Mersana, a cancer therapeutics company, announced today that John H. van Duzer, Ph.D. has joined the company as Vice President of Manufacturing & Pharmaceutical Sciences. "John van Duzer adds a critical component to the Mersana management...

2008-01-16 20:30 744

China GrenTech Won Bid for 100 Million Yuan RF Order

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China GrenTech Corporation Limited (Nasdaq: GRRF; “the Company” or “GrenTech”), today announced that its CDMA and WCDMA filter division has won a bid from the largest domestic PRC (People’s Republic of China) base station equipment manufacturer for...

2008-01-16 05:45 531

First Head to Head Study Comparing Crestor(TM) and Lipitor(R) Effects on the Treatment of Atherosclerosis

LONDON, Jan. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca today announced the launch of a new clinical trial, SATURN, designed to measure the impact of CRESTOR(TM) (rosuvastatin) 40 mg and atorvastatin (Lipitor(R)) 80 mg on the progression of atherosclerosis in high risk patients. SATURN will compare...

2008-01-15 21:46 870

Synutra International, Inc. Amends August 2005 Current Report on Form 8-K and Annual Report on Form 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2007

QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Synutra International, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYUT; “Synutra”), one of China’s leading manufacturers of dairy-based nutritional products for infants, children and adults, today filed amendments to its Current Report on Form 8-K filed o...

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