Health Care/Hospital

Imminent Patent Expiry of Key Blockbuster Drugs to Benefit Generics Manufacturers, Anticipates Frost & Sullivan

Patent Expiry of Several Key Blockbuster Drugs worth $150 billion between 2010 and 2017 Sets Stage for Entry of Generics Manufacturers LONDON, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The global generic pharmaceuticals market is likely to witness strong growth in the next few years owing to the patent e...

2012-06-01 19:30 781

American Oriental Bioengineering Inc. Announces Suspension of Trading in its Common Stock and the Initiation of Delisting Proceedings by NYSE

NEWARK, N. J., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc. (NYSE: AOB) (the "Company"), today announced that it received written notification on May 25, 2012, from the NYSE Regulation, Inc. staff, on behalf of the New York Stock Exchange LLC ("NYSE"), that the ...

2012-06-01 04:15 1459

Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Group Calls AGM Adjust Use of Proceeds & Strengthen Core Business

HONG KONG, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Holding Co., Ltd. ("Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Group" or the "Company" and, together with its subsidiaries, the "Group; stock code: 601607.SH; 2607.HK), today called its 2011 annual general meeting (AGM). The number of attendees rea...

2012-05-31 23:43 1917

China Botanic's Laboratory Passes Preliminary Examination by Heilongjiang Provincial Key Laboratory

HARBIN, China, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Botanic Pharmaceutical Inc. (NYSE AMEX: CBP) ("China Botanic" or the "Company"), a developer, manufacturer and distributor of botanical products, bio-pharmaceuticals and Traditional Chinese Medicines ("TCM") in China, today announced that the Co...

2012-05-31 20:00 968

Advanced Technology Offerings to Power Operating Room Solutions Market, Advises Frost & Sullivan

Technologically Superior Products to Support Growth in this Mature, Replacement Market LONDON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The European operating room solutions market, comprising surgical lights, surgical tables and pendants, is primarily a replacement market. Although tightening budgets a...

2012-05-31 19:30 656

PolyU Study Sheds Light on Prevention of Heat Stroke for Outdoor Workers

HONG KONG, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- A pioneering study by researchers of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has shed light on the prevention of heat stroke for outdoor workers in a scientific manner. One of the major recommendations is to link up the Very Hot Weather Signal issued...

2012-05-31 18:47 2130

WuXi PharmaTech Receives GLP Statement for Suzhou Toxicology Facility

SHANGHAI, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX) today announced that its toxicology facility in Suzhou had received a statement of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) from the Belgium Scientific Institute of Public Health after successfully passing two GLP inspections conducted by ...

2012-05-31 13:41 814

Stiefel, a GSK Company, Enters Agreement with Welichem Biotech, Inc. to Acquire a Novel Topical Agent for Psoriasis and Atopic Dermatitis

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Stiefel, a GSK (NYSE:GSK) company, and Welichem Biotech, Inc. (WBI: CN), have entered into an agreement for the acquisition by Stiefel of exclusive development and commercialization rights to the novel anti-inflammatory agent, WBI-1001...

2012-05-31 06:13 1468

Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Provides Update Regarding Gel Capsule Safety Issues

XIANYANG, China, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ GM: BSPM) ("Biostar" or "the Company"), a PRC-based manufacturer and marketer of pharmaceutical and health supplement products in China for a variety of diseases and conditions, today announced that, following a...

2012-05-31 04:05 826

CSL Behring Submits Marketing Authorization Variation Application to European Medicines Agency for Privigen(R) in Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy

BERN, Switzerland, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- CSL Behring( http://www.cslbehring.com ) announced today that it has submitted a Variation Application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for the use of Privigen(R) (immune globulin intravenous [human], 10 percent liquid for intravenous admini...

2012-05-31 01:01 1122

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Mayo Medical Laboratories for its Highly Effective Competitive Strategy in the Clinical Laboratory Market

MML's use of competitive intelligence has produced successful programs on hospital outreach, regional distribution, and new product development MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the clinical laboratory market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Mayo...

2012-05-30 22:00 876

A New Facility for the 10-Year Anniversary of GenScript

PISCATAWAY, N.J., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- GenScript USA Inc., a leading biotech company, has announced the opening of a new R&D facility in Nanjing, China. This new facility will play a key role in GenScript's strategy to expand its global business and to reach the emerging market in...

2012-05-30 21:00 1003

Rapidly Evolving Stem Cells Market Opens Up Doors for Related Research Tools, Says Frost & Sullivan

Lack of Venture Capital Infusions Threatens to Slow Pace of Research and Market Development LONDON, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Stem cell research is very dynamic with research trends, focus, and approaches evolving extremely rapidly. The tool market has to quickly adapt to these challenges...

2012-05-30 19:30 589

Injuries Are The Top Health Problem For Children in China

Decline of infectious diseases reveals significance of drowning and road accidents BEIJING, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Each year tens of thousands of children in China die due to drowning, road accidents, or other injuries such as suffocation, poisoning or falls. According to United Nation...

2012-05-30 17:22 1607

GSMA Announces the Finalists and Overall Winner of Its Inaugural Mobile Health University Challenge

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- GSMA-mHealth Alliance Mobile Health Summit -- The GSMA, in collaboration with the Qtel Group and Qualcomm Incorporated, today announced the finalists and overall winner of its inaugural Mobile Health University Challenge, a global competitio...

2012-05-30 16:00 1392

GSMA Research Reveals Growing Opportunity For Mobile Operators In Healthcare

GSMA mHealth Tracker and Report Shows Evolution of Mobile Operators' Health Services and Identifies Significant Value for the Health Industry CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The GSMA today announced that mobile operators are driving significant value for the healthcare in...

2012-05-30 15:00 1278

Novocure(TM) to Present NovoTTF(TM) Therapy Data at the 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Novocure(TM), a commercial stage private oncology company, announced today that data from pre-clinical and clinical studies evaluating NovoTTF(TM)therapy will be presented and published online as part of the 48th Annual Meeting of the American Soci...

2012-05-30 10:00 1290

Specialty Silicone Fabricators Inaugurates New State-of-the-Art Facility in Paso Robles

Substantial Growth, Innovation Enables 102,000 Square-Foot Facility PASO ROBLES, Calif., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Specialty Silicone Fabricators (SSF), a leading global silicone component manufacturer to the medical device community, inaugurated its state-of-the-art 102,000 square-foot fa...

2012-05-30 00:00 1648

Brazil's President Signs Historic DNA Database Legislation Designed to Solve and Prevent Violent Crime

New law will make Brazil safer and save lives CARLSBAD, N.M., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Jayann Sepich, founder of DNASaves (www.dnasaves.org) and mother of murder victim Katie Sepich, praised President Dilma Rousseff and the Brazilian Congress for passing a law to require DNA from convict...

2012-05-29 23:36 1622

Beike Earns AABB Accreditation for Cord Blood and Cord Tissue Banking

SHENZHEN, China, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Beike Biotechnology Co., Ltd ("Beike") announced that it has been awarded AABB accreditation for cord blood and cord tissue banking. This accreditation has been granted following an intensive on-site assessment by AABB assessors and establishes that...

2012-05-29 22:00 1362
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