Health

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 14:00 663

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 17:30 625

China-Biotics, Inc. Launches Shining Probiotics Protein Powder

SHANGHAI, China, Sept. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China-Biotics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CHBT) ("China-Biotics", "the Company"), a leading Chinese firm specializing in the manufacture, research, development, marketing and distribution of probiotics products, today announced it has l...

2007-09-20 21:00 682

Shanghai Century Acquisition Corporation Announces Sichuan Kelun Pharmaceutical Co Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2007

HONG KONG, Sept. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai Century (Amex: SHA), a special purpose acquisition company, today announced that Sichuan Kelun Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd (Kelun), China’s largest producer of intravenous (IV) solution products, has provided Shanghai Century with unaudited fin...

2007-09-19 20:00 534

HopeLab Launches 'Ruckus Nation,' A Competition Seeking Great Ideas to Get Kids Moving

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- How can we begin to reverse the devastating effects of childhood obesity? Start a movement. HopeLab today announced the launch of Ruckus Nation, an international online idea competition to get kids moving. People of all ages are invited to ...

2007-09-19 00:01 724

Sinovac to Present at 2007 UBS Global Life Sciences Conference

BEIJING, Sept. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Amex: SVA), a leading China-based biotech company focusing on human vaccine development, today announced today it is scheduled to present at the 2007 UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on Monday, September 24, 2007. Weidong Yin...

2007-09-17 20:00 706

More Effort Needed To Combat Lifestyle Diseases, Says WHO

Fifty-eighth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific 10-14 September 2007, Jeju, Republic of Korea JEJU, Republic of Korea, Sept. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A significant annual reduction in deaths from noncommunicable diseases is not going to happen unless countries a...

2007-09-14 14:33 486

WHO Urges Solidarity In Battle Against Tobacco

Fifty-eighth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific 10-14 September 2007, Jeju, Republic of Korea JEJU, Republic of Korea, Sept. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization has called for an all-out war against tobacco use in the Asia Pacific region now t...

2007-09-14 14:39 484

WHO Calls For Greater Allocation Of Resources To Address Rising Trend In Mental Disorders

Fifty-eighth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific 10-14 September 2007, Jeju, Republic of Korea JEJU, Republic of Korea, Sept. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Dr Shigeru Omi, WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific, warned of increasing mental and neurological diso...

2007-09-14 14:36 611

China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc. Begins Full-Scale Launch of 12Ways(R) Chinese Herbal Skin Care Product Line

KUNMING, China, Sept. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc. ("China Shenghuo," "the Company") (Amex: KUN), which is engaged in the research, development, manufacture, and marketing of pharmaceutical, nutritional supplement and cosmetic products in the P...

2007-09-13 21:00 804

WHO Focuses On More Balanced Health Care

Fifty-eighth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific; 10-14 September 2007, Jeju, Republic of Korea JEJU, Republic of Korea, Sept. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization (WHO) is spearheading a move to make health care systems in Asia safer, holistic ...

2007-09-13 16:04 437

Affordable Drugs Needed for So-called "Diseases Of Poverty" -- WHO

Fifty-eighth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific, 10-14 September 2007, Jeju, Republic of Korea JEJU, Republic of Korea, Sept. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has taken the lead in addressing the availability and accessibility of drugs...

2007-09-13 13:59 590

Greater Commitment Needed to Combat Problem of Multidrug-resistant TB

Fifty-eighth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific 10-14 September 2007, Jeju, Republic of Korea JEJU, Republic of Korea, Sept. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Dr Shigeru Omi, World Health Organization Regional Director for the Western Pacific, today called for greater poli...

2007-09-13 10:47 663

WHO Warns Against Complacency in Dealing with Avian Influenza

Fifty-eighth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific 10-14 September 2007, Jeju, Republic of Korea JEJU, Republic of Korea, Sept. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Warning against the dangers of complacency, the World Health Organization today urged Member States not to drop the...

2007-09-13 10:37 558

Nucletron Announces Management Buy-Out to More Effectively Meet the Demands of Its Customers and the Radiation Therapy Community

Newly Independent Radiation Oncology Company Emerges as Industry Leader with Distinct Focus on Partnership, Innovation and Integration VEENENDAAL, The Netherlands, Sept. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Nucletron announced today the successful management buy-out from Delft Instruments, creating an i...

2007-09-13 22:00 933

China Bionanometer Industries Corporation Promotes New Cosmetics Product Line in China

XI'AN, China, Sept. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Bionanometer Industries Corporation (OTC Pink Sheets: CBIU), a leading company within the bionanometer industry, has recently promoted a new series of biological nanometer cosmetics products named "U-SOGNO" after nearly a year of ...

2007-09-11 18:00 860

World Suicide Prevention Day

GENEVA, Sept. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The focus of World Suicide Prevention Day this year is on suicide prevention from youth to old age. This theme has been adopted to emphasize that people of all ages commit suicide and that actions to prevent suicide included in national responses should m...

2007-09-11 10:06 526
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