Health Care/Hospital

Cystic Fibrosis Trial in Children Returns Positive Data

SYDNEY, Australia, April 4, 2008 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Pharmaxis Ltd (ASX: PXS; Nasdaq: PXSL) announced today that a Phase II clinical trial in children with cystic fibrosis demonstrated excellent lung function improvement following three months treatment with Bronchitol that matched that a...

2008-04-04 10:59 525

Escalon(R) Announces China Registration for Sonomed PacScan(R) and E/Z-Scan(R) Series of A-scan, Pachymeter and B-Scan Systems

WAYNE, Pa., April 4, 2008 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Escalon Medical Corp. (Nasdaq: ESMC) today announced that its Sonomed, Inc. subsidiary received approval from the State Food and Drug Administration within the People's Republic of China to market the PacScan(R) and E/Z-Scan(R) series of p...

2008-04-04 08:00 823

Roche Diagnostics Expands Availability of HCV Immunoassay

ROTKREUZ, Switzerland, April 8, 2008 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Roche Diagnostics announced today that the Elecsys Anti-HCV (Hepatitis C Virus) assay has received regulatory approval in Europe for the E 170 analyzer for MODULAR ANALYTICS and the e 601 module for the cobas 6000 platform. The Elecsys ...

2008-04-08 09:00 661

China Medical Technologies Completed the Development of Prostate Cancer FISH Reagent

BEIJING, April 3, 2008 /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 ther...

2008-04-03 19:30 658

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces Record Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007 Results

HARBIN, China, April 2, 2008 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSKI) (“China Sky One” or “the Company”), a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of pharmaceutical, medicinal and diagnostic products in China, today announced record financial re...

2008-04-02 22:40 574

China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc. to Present at Brean Murray Carret & Co. Mainland China Investor Tour

KUNMING, China, April 2, 2008 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc. (Amex: KUN) (“China Shenghuo” or “the Company”), which is engaged in the research, development, manufacture, and marketing of pharmaceutical, nutritional supplement and cosmetic produc...

2008-04-02 21:00 637

Renhuang's Tianma Pills Named an Advanced Technology Product by Heilongjiang Science and Technology Institute

HARBIN, China, April 2, 2008 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renhuang Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: RHGP) ("Renhuang" or "the Company"), a leading pharmaceutical company in China, today announced that one of its four main traditional Chinese medicine products, Tianma pills, a h...

2008-04-02 20:30 439

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007 Results

HARBIN, China, April 2, 2008 /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 it will conduct a conference call at 11:00 a.m. E...

2008-04-02 20:00 605

Sinovac Receives China State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) Approval for Pandemic Influenza H5N1 Vaccine

BEIJING, April 2, 2008 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Amex: SVA), a leading China-based biopharmaceutical company focusing on human vaccine development, announced today that Panflu, its pandemic influenza H5N1 whole viron inactivated vaccine, has been granted a production lic...

2008-04-02 20:00 739

China Nepstar Chain Drugstore to Accept TransCard at Shenzhen Outlets

TransCard Service to Enhance Customer Convenience and Increase Sales SHENZHEN, China, April 2, 2008 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. (NYSE: NPD) (“China Nepstar” or “the Company”), the largest drugstore chain in China based on the number of directly operat...

2008-04-02 19:00 717

Winner Medical to Attend Index 08 Exhibition

SHENZHEN, China, April 1, 2008 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WMDG; “Winner Medical”), a leading manufacturer and the largest exporter by volume in the medical dressing industry (medical and wound care products) in China, is going to attend the INDEX 08...

2008-04-01 21:00 680

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Announces Participation in Brean Murray Carret & Co.’s Fourth Investor Tour of China

NANJING, China, April 1, 2008 /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, today announced its participation in Brean Murray,...

2008-04-01 16:30 680

Greater China Media & Entertainment Corp. Subsidiary Provides Services for China Guardian Auctions

BEIJING, April 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Greater China Media & Entertainment Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: GCME - News), an integrated professional media and entertainment company, announces that its subsidiary, Racemind HuaDing (Racemind), has entered into two service contracts with China Gua...

2008-03-31 20:30 662

China Yingxia International, Inc. Announces Record Fourth Quarter and Year 2007 Results

- FY 2007 Revenues Increased 89.39% to $15.91 million. - FY 2007 EBIT Increased 161.57% to $6.08 million. - FY 2007 Net Income was $6.12 million or $0.15 per fully diluted share. - Teleconference to Be Held at 9:00 a.m. EST Today - NEW YORK, March 31 /Xinhua-PRNew...

2008-03-31 18:00 409

Benda Pharmaceutical Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results

HUBEI PROVINCE, China, April 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Benda Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BPMA), a China-based pharmaceutical company producing both Gendicine(R), a commercialized gene therapy medicine for the treatment of cancer, and traditional Chinese and conventional medicines, t...

2008-04-01 04:01 538

Linkwell Corp to File to Extend Filing Date for 2007 Form 10-K

SHANGHAI, China, April 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Linkwell Corporation (Linkwell) (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLL), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of healthcare related disinfectants in China, announced today that it will file a Form 12b-25 with the Securities and Exchange Commission ...

2008-04-01 02:00 700

Landmark Trial ONTARGET(R) Proves Telmisartan is as Protective as Ramipril and Better Tolerated in a Broad High-Risk Cardiovascular Population

- From ONTARGET(R) it May be Concluded That Telmisartan can Prevent Every 5th Serious Cardiovascular Event - Results of 25,620 Patient Study ONTARGET(R) (ONgoing Telmisartan Alone and in Combination With Ramipril Global Endpoint Trial) Presented Today at the 57th Annual Scientific Session...

2008-04-01 01:46 564

China Biologic Products Reports Record Fiscal Year 2007 Results

Net Income Before Minority Interest Increased 98.6% Year-Over-Year to $10.2 Million TAIAN CITY, China, March 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Biologic Products, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBPO) (“China Biologic,” or “the Company”), one of the leading plasma-based pharmaceutical comp...

2008-03-31 20:00 766

Lilly Launches Its First Phase III Trial for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

Late-stage IDENTITY study of once-daily, oral agent is now enrolling patients INDIANAPOLIS, March 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has announced today the start of a Phase III clinical trial studying LY450139, an investigational gamma secretase inhibitor for...

2008-03-31 16:00 494

First Statin Monotherapy to Achieve Regression of Coronary Atherosclerosis by Angiography in a Major Clinical Study

ASTEROID Studied the Effect of Intensive CRESTOR(TM) Therapy on Atherosclerosis LONDON, March 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- CRESTOR(TM) (rosuvastatin) is the only statin to show regression of coronary atherosclerosis in a major clinical study. That result, which was based on intravascular ultraso...

2008-03-31 23:00 425
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