Health Care/Hospital

Mindray to Hold Annual General Meeting in Shenzhen, China on August 3, 2007

SHENZHEN, China, July 16 /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 that it will hold its 2007 annual general meet...

2007-07-16 20:00 703

Mindray to Report Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results on August 6, 2007

SHENZHEN, China, July 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices in China, today announced that it will report its financial results for the second quarter 2007 after the U.S. market ...

2007-07-16 20:00 598

FDA Conditional Approval of China Medical Technologies’ Investigational Device Exemption Application

BEIJING, July 16 /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 (HIFU) tumor ther...

2007-07-16 18:00 785

Skystar Bio-Pharmaceutical Opens 150 Franchise Showcase Stores

XI'AN, China, July 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Skystar Bio-Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: SKBI) ("Skystar", "Company"), a leading bio-pharmaceutical company in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that it has successfully opened 150 Skystar Bio-Pharm...

2007-07-16 20:00 551

Mersana Therapeutics, Inc. Appoints Pharmaceutical Industry Veteran Nicholas G. Bacopoulos, Ph.D. to Board of Directors

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Mersana Therapeutics, a cancer therapeutics company, announced today the appointment of Nicholas G. Bacopoulos, Ph.D. to its Board of Directors. A 24-year industry veteran, Dr. Bacopoulos brings to Mersana extensive top-level management experien...

2007-07-13 08:33 706

Synutra Added to Russell 3000 and Russell 2000 Indexes

QINGDAO, PRC and ROCKVILLE, Md., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synutra International, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYUT; "Synutra"), one of China's leading manufacturers of dairy-based nutritional products for infants, children and adults, today announced it has been added to the Russell 3000(R) and Russ...

2007-07-11 10:19 707

Collexis Selected as Knowledge Platform for the National Institutes of Health

Significant Client Development for Knowledge Discovery Company COLUMBIA, S.C., July 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Following the announcement of the company’s public listing, Collexis (OTC Bulletin Board: CLXS) has signed an Enterprise License Agreement and ongoing engagement with the National Ins...

2007-07-11 09:45 750

Skystar Bio-Pharmaceutical Develops Over 20 New Microorganism Products

XI'AN, CHINA, July 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Skystar Bio-Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: SKBI) ("Skystar"), a leading bio-pharmaceutical company in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that it has successfully developed over 20 new products for liv...

2007-07-09 20:00 657

Pharmaxis Files for Aridol Approval in Korea

- First Move Into Asia - SYDNEY, Australia, July 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmaxis (ASX:PXS; Nasdaq:PXSL) today announced its first step into the Asian market, filing for Korean marketing approval of its lung function test Aridol. Aridol was recently approved for marketing ...

2007-07-09 21:00 519

China Holdings Inc. Announces Appointment of Chairmen of Advisory Board and IR Partners

LAS VEGAS, July 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CHHL) engages in multiple China-focused business activities including pharmaceutical, real estate, utilities, energy and finance. Today, the Company announced the appointment of the Company's Chairmen of the Advis...

2007-07-09 11:44 606

Fuwei Films Announces Date of Second Quarter 2007 Results and Conference Call

BEIJING, July 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fuwei Films (Holdings) Co. Limited (Nasdaq: FFHL), China's leading manufacturer and distributor of high quality BOPET plastic film, today announced it will release financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2007 on Thursday, July 26, ...

2007-07-09 21:00 693

New Study Shows that Extending Prophylaxis with Clexane(R) / Lovenox(R) (Enoxaparin Sodium Injection) to 5 Weeks is more Effective than 10 Days for Reducing the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) in Acutely Ill Medical Patients with Reduced Mobility

- EXCLAIM is the First International Study to Show that Extended Thromboprophylaxis Reduces VTE Risk in Acutely-Ill Medical Patients with a Statistically Significant 44% PARIS, July 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi-aventis announced today the results of the EXCLAIM (E...

2007-07-09 09:26 654

China Kangtai Cactus Biotech, Inc. Launches New Products

HARBIN, China, July 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Kangtai Cactus Biotech, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CKGT), a vertically integrated grower, developer, manufacturer and marketer of a variety of cactus-based consumer products, announced today that the Company has launched five new pr...

2007-07-05 21:48 759

China Sky One Medical Passes Recent SFDA Inspection

HARBIN, China, July 5 /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 its facilities and products passed a surprise inspection b...

2007-07-05 20:00 650

Pharmaxis Completes Phase III Bronchiectasis Trial

SYDNEY, Australia, July 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmaxis (ASX: PXS; Nasdaq: PXSL) today announced that all 362 subjects have completed the efficacy phase of its global Phase III clinical trial of Bronchitol in bronchiectasis. The placebo controlled trial was conducted at 22 ...

2007-07-05 21:00 469

China-Biotics, Inc. Retains CCG Elite

LOS ANGELES, and SHANGHAI, China, July 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China- Biotics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CHBT), a leading Chinese biotechnology firm specializing in the manufacture, research, development, marketing and distribution of probiotics dietary supplements, today announced it has...

2007-07-03 21:00 809

Panagene Secures License to Commercialize PNA Monomers from PNA Inventor Group

DAEJEON, South Korea, July 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Panagene today announced that it has licensed the right to sell PNA monomers from the Copenhagen Inventor Group (CIG) effective 1st June 2007. The agreement allows Panagene to synthesize, manufacture and sell peptide nucleic acids (PNA) monom...

2007-07-03 14:00 1015

3SBio Inc. Announces Filing of Annual Report on Form 20-F

SHENYANG, China, July 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 3SBio Inc. (Nasdaq: SSRX), a leading biotechnology company focused on researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing biopharmaceutical products primarily in China, today announced that it has filed with the SEC an annual report o...

2007-07-02 22:00 868

International Experts Meet to Discuss Health Threats Due to Global Warming

KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- International experts will meet here from 2 to 5 July to discuss the threat to health posed by global warming in the Asia Pacific region. With global mean temperature forecast to increase by as much as six degrees Celsius by the end of the century, ...

2007-06-28 12:10 481

Conference on Tobacco Control Treaty Urged to Adopt 100% Smoke-Free Policies as Global Health Standard

Release By Global Smokefree Partnership and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, June 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Advocates are urging governments to commit to adopting 100 percent smoke-free workplaces and public places when their representatives convene at a major global conference in...

2007-06-28 08:29 581
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