Health Care/Hospital

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...

2008-01-15 19:18 810

China Biologic Products Gains Financial Support from Shandong Provincial Government on the Improvement of Production Facilities

TAI'AN CITY, Shandong, China, Jan. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Biologic Products, Inc. (Pink sheets: CBPO) ("China Biologic" or the "Company"), one of the leading manufacturers of plasma-based pharmaceutical products in the People's Republic of China ("China" or the "PRC"), today announced t...

2008-01-15 01:47 661

German DEG Partners With Chindex International, Inc.

$20 Million Financing Completes Funding Program for Growth in Chindex's Healthcare Network in China BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Chindex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHDX) a leading independent American provider of Western healthcare services and products in the People's Repu...

2008-01-15 01:54 718

Lotus Pharmaceuticals Inc. Retains CCG Elite

BEIJING, Jan. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LTUS) (“Lotus” or “the Company”), a leading pharmaceutical company in the People’s Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that it has retained CCG Elite to design and execute its investor r...

2008-01-14 21:30 470

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group to Present at the 8th Annual UBS Greater China Conference

NANJING, China, Jan. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Simcere Pharmaceutical Group (NYSE: SCR), a leading manufacturer and supplier of branded generic pharmaceuticals and manufacturer of the patented anti-cancer biotech product Endu in China, announced today that it will attend the 8th Annual UBS G...

2008-01-14 19:18 610

China Pharma Holdings, Inc. Retains HC International, Inc. to Implement Investor Relations Program

NEW YORK and HAIKOU, China, Jan. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Pharma Holdings, Inc. (“China Pharma”) (OTC Bulletin Board: CPHI) which develops, manufactures, and markets generic and brand bio-pharmaceutical products in China, today announced that it has retained HC International...

2008-01-14 21:30 640

Mindray to Attend 8th Annual UBS Greater China Conference

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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 Mr. Li Xiting, Mindray’s president and co-chief...

2008-01-08 21:00 496

China Medical Technologies Completes Acquisition of BBE

BEIJING, Jan. 8 /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 (“IVD”) products and high intensity focused ultrasound tumor the...

2008-01-08 18:00 841

Mindray Medical Provides New Product Update

Seven New Products Launched in 2007 SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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 updates on...

2008-01-07 21:00 626

Mindray Announces Preliminary 2007 Operating Results

Company to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007 Financial Results on March 6, 2008 SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices in China, today announced sel...

2008-01-07 21:00 489

WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX) Names Temporary Chairman of the Audit Committee

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX), China’s premier provider of pharmaceutical R&D outsourcing services, announced today that Mr. Cuong Viet Do will temporarily assume the role of the Chairman of the Audit Committee until a permanent successor is appointed....

2008-01-07 08:18 635

WuXi PharmaTech to Acquire AppTec Laboratory Services, Inc.

SHANGHAI, China, and ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX), China’s premier provider of pharmaceutical R&D outsourcing services, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire US-based AppTec Laboratory Services, Inc. (AppTec). The acquisition of AppTec allows ...

2008-01-04 05:30 830
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