Health Care/Hospital

Synutra International Amends Form 10-Q for Quarters Ended September 30, 2006 and December 31, 2006

QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 12 /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 Forms 10-Q for the quarters ended Sept...

2007-10-13 05:38 664

Daiichi-Sankyo to Install Corning(R) Epic(R) System

Label-free drug screening platform enters Japanese pharmaceutical market CORNING, N.Y., Oct. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) on Oct 11, 2007 announced that Daiichi-Sankyo Co. Ltd. purchased the Corning(R) Epic(R) System for installation and integration into drug di...

2007-10-12 16:51 678

Nasdaq Informs Synutra that the Company's Filing Delinquency has been Cured

QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- On October 10, 2007, Synutra International, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYUT; "Synutra"), one of China's leading manufacturers of dairy-based nutritional products for infants, children and adults, received a letter from the Nasdaq Stock Market ...

2007-10-12 05:21 788

PPD Names VPs for North America and Asia

Expands global senior leadership team; restructures business units geographically WILMINGTON, N.C., Oct. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- PPD, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPDI) today announced the appointments of Paul D. Colvin as senior vice president of clinical operations for North America and Simon J. Britt...

2007-10-12 09:43 1015

Pharmaxis Announces Placement of $50 Million and Share Purchase Plan

SYDNEY, Australia, Oct. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmaxis (ASX: PXS; Nasdaq: PXSL) today announced that it had raised A$50 million through a placement to Australian, U.S., Asian and European institutions and professional investors. The placement strengthens the company's balance s...

2007-10-11 10:22 602

New England Journal of Medicine Selects ScholarOne's Manuscript Central for Online Peer Review

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Oct. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Scientific, part of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading provider of information solutions to the worldwide research and business communities, today announced that the Massachusetts Medical Society's New...

2007-10-11 07:37 1038

WuXi PharmaTech Holds the Groundbreaking Ceremony for its GLP Center in Suzhou

SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX), China's premier provider of pharmaceutical R&D outsourcing services announced that its future GLP center in Suzhou started construction on September 29, 2007. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200708281726-min.jpg )...

2007-10-09 20:08 979

China Medical Technologies to Post 2006 Annual Report on Its Website

BEIJING, Oct. 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 products and high intensity focused ultrasound tumor therapy sys...

2007-10-08 18:00 616

Stop TB Partnership and UNITAID Join Forces to Address Anti-tuberculosis Drug Shortfalls

GENEVA. Oct. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Stop TB Partnership’s Global Drug Facility and UNITAID today announced a collaboration with 19 countries* to address life-threatening shortages of anti-tuberculosis (TB) drugs. The initiative will provide these drugs to countries that are scaling up the...

2007-10-08 19:24 621

Mylan Appoints Heather Bresch as Chief Operating Officer

Promoted from Head of North America PITTSBURGH, Oct. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL) today announced the appointment of Heather Bresch as Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Bresch served previously as Head of North America and Chief Integration Officer. As Chief Operation Office...

2007-10-03 10:45 557

Mylan Appoints Rajiv Malik as Executive Vice President, Head of Global Technical Operations

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL) today announced the appointment of Rajiv Malik as Executive Vice President in charge of Global Technical Operations. Mr. Malik has served in a similar capacity for Mylan since the Company acquired a controlling stake in Matrix Lab...

2007-10-03 10:44 1378

International Survey Shows People Over Forty Ignore Risk of Blindness

-- Global Advocacy Groups Launch Joint Effort to Preserve Eyesight of Millions At-Risk for Glaucoma LONDON, Oct. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Results of a new international survey reveal that eye exams are being ignored by many aged over 40. Only two fifths of respondents had visited ...

2007-10-02 17:00 596

Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. Reports Record 2007 Annual Results

WEIFANG, China, Sept. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SGTI) ("Shengtai Pharmaceutical" or "the Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality, pharmaceutical grade glucose products in China and glucose and starch products ...

2007-09-29 05:45 557

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Acquires a 51% Stake in Boda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Transaction Strengthens Simcere's Leading Position in China's Stroke Management Market NANJING, China, Sept. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Simcere Pharmaceutical Group (NYSE: SCR; "Simcere"), the manufacturer of the innovative anti-cancer medication Endu and a leading manufacturer and supplier ...

2007-09-28 19:40 649

Skystar Bio-Pharmaceutical Signs New Contracts and Letters of Intent at the 19th Henan Province Poultry Trade Show

XI'AN, China, Sept. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Skystar Bio-Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: SKBI) a leading bio-pharmaceutical company in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that it signed over 100 new contracts valued at approximately $667,000 in revenu...

2007-09-27 20:30 778

China Medicine Receives Grant for ADTZ Project from the Education Department of Guangdong Province

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Medicine Corporation ("CMC" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: CHME), a leading distributor of prescription and over the counter pharmaceutical products, traditional Chinese medicines (finished medicines made of Chinese herbs)...

2007-09-27 20:00 788

Mindray Announces Two Senior Promotions and New Hire

SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 25 /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 the promotion of two senior executives, Minghe Cheng and Ji...

2007-09-25 20:00 842

Avastin Achieves Impressive Rate of Curative Surgery in Patients with Advanced Colorectal Cancer

- Largest Series of Patients with Successful Surgery Reported in Large, Prospective Clinical Trial - Abstract no: 3020, Being Presented at ECCO in Room 115-116, Starting at 12:15 on Monday 24th September 2007 - For non-US Media Only BARCELONA, Spain, Sept. 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- New data...

2007-09-24 14:00 665

New Global Survey Highlights Deep Psychological Impact of Breast Cancer Recurrence on Both Patients and Physicians

- Data Highlight the Need for More Positive Conversations Through Better Communication, Training and Use of Effective Treatments - BARCELONA, Spain, Sept. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A devastating moment for a woman undergoing treatment for early breast cancer is to hear from her physician that...

2007-09-23 23:00 622

Former UN Messenger of Peace to Fight Tuberculosis as a Stop TB Ambassador

GENEVA, Sept. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Anna Cataldi, who served as UN Messenger of Peace from 1998 to 2007, has joined the global fight against tuberculosis (TB). Ms Cataldi, who was today appointed as an Ambassador of the Stop TB Partnership, will raise awareness worldwide about the unfair ...

2007-09-20 17:30 626
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