Health Care/Hospital

Global 'Inspired by Diabetes' Creative Expression Competition Deadline Extended Until March 31, 2008

Global contest seeks expressions of the triumphs and challenges of living with diabetes through art, essay, poetry, photography and music INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), and the International Society for...

2008-02-06 12:06 771

China Pharma Appoints Three Independent Non-Executive Directors

- Three New Board Members to Form Audit Committee NEW YORK and HAIKOU, China, Feb. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Pharma Holdings, Inc. ("China Pharma") (OTC Bulletin Board: CPHI) which develops, manufactures, and markets generic and brand bio-pharmaceutical products in China, today announced...

2008-02-05 21:30 716

China-Biotics, Inc. Announces Rescheduling of Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2008 Results

SHANGHAI, China, Feb. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- 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 the third quarter ...

2008-02-05 21:00 738

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group to Announce Fourth Quarter 2007 Earnings on Tuesday, March 4, 2008

NANJING, China, Feb. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Simcere Pharmaceutical Group (NYSE: SCR), a leading manufacturer and supplier of branded generic pharmaceuticals and innovative anti-cancer pharmaceuticals in the rapidly growing China market, announced today that it intends to release its 2007 f...

2008-02-04 17:30 689

Sinovac Closes $9.75 Million Private Placement

BEIJING, Feb. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Amex: SVA), a leading provider of vaccines in China, today announced the completion of a $9.75 million private placement of its common shares. On January 22, 2008, Sinovac entered into a share purchase agreement with Sansar Ca...

2008-02-04 21:00 677

China-Biotics, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter FY 2008 Results

SHANGHAI, China, Feb. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China-Biotics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CHBT), a leading Chinese firm specializing in the research, development, manufacture, marketing and distribution of probiotics dietary supplements, today announced it will host a conference call at ...

2008-02-01 21:00 623

China Sky One Medical Raises $25 Million in Private Placement

HARBIN, China, Feb. 2 /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 raised $25 million in a private placement of 2.5 millio...

2008-02-02 00:16 554

WuXi PharmaTech Completes Acquisition of AppTec

SHANGHAI, China, Feb. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX) today announced the completion of its acquisition of AppTec Laboratory Services, Inc., a US-based service provider for the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. AppTec offers testing, contract research and devel...

2008-02-01 06:18 900

The LANCET Published ENDORSE, the Largest Multinational Study Showing that the Majority of Hospitalized Patients Surveyed are at Risk for VTE and Many do not Receive Recommended VTE Prophylaxis

ENDORSE Global Findings Highlight the Need to Urgently Implement Hospital-Wide Strategies to Optimize VTE Management: Systematically Assess Patient Risk for VTE and Provide Appropriate Prophylaxis to Prevent VTE WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ENDORSE multinational stu...

2008-02-01 08:01 643

Chindex International Announces Conference Call to Discuss Its Fiscal 2008 Third Quarter Results on Friday, February 8, 2008

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Chindex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHDX) a leading independent American provider of Western healthcare products and services in the People's Republic of China, announced that it intends to release its financial results for the third quarter ended De...

2008-02-01 03:03 779

Historic Breakthrough in Fighting Children's Batten Disease as China Stem Cells Give New Lease on Life to 6 Year Old California Boy

BEIJING, Jan. 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Tiantan Puhua Hospital Stem Cells Center ( http://www.stemcellspuhua.com ), the worldwide leader in using stem cells to effectively treat Parkinson's and other neurological diseases, announced another historic first in successfully using stem cells t...

2008-01-30 23:00 693

CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank Announces the Addition of Dr. John Wagner, a Pioneer in the Use of Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cells, to Its Scientific Advisory Board

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- John Wagner, M.D., recognized as a leader in the field of cord blood stem cell transplantation, has joined the team at CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank. Dr. Wagner's extensive experience and knowledge in transplant medicine and stem cell biology wil...

2008-01-31 10:35 785

3SBio Inc. to Present at the Merrill Lynch Global Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device Conference

SHENYANG, China, Jan. 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- 3SBio Inc. (Nasdaq: SSRX), a leading China-based biotechnology company focused on researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing biopharmaceutical products, announces today that David Chen, VP of Business Development, will present at the Merr...

2008-01-30 22:45 733

China-Biotics, Inc. Launches English / Chinese Corporate and Investor Relations Web Site

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 30 /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 ...

2008-01-30 21:00 828

China Pharma Holdings, Inc. Receives Chinese SFDA Approval for Generic Bumetanide Injection

-- The Approval Creates New Growth Opportunities for the Company -- Potentially Denotes a Positive Sign Related to the SFDA Drug Approval Process NEW YORK and HAIKOU, China, Jan. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Pharma Holdings, Inc. ("China Pharma") (OTC Bulletin Board: CPHI)...

2008-01-29 21:30 714

China Medical Technologies to Announce Financial Results for the Third Quarter Ended December 31, 2007 on February 28, 2008

BEIJING, Jan. 29 /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 sy...

2008-01-29 18:00 752

3SBio Inc. Announces Appointment of Kevin Sow Peng Teo as Chief Financial Officer

SHENYANG, China, Jan. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- 3SBio Inc. (Nasdaq: SSRX) ("3SBio" or the "Company"), a leading China-based biotechnology company focused on researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing biopharmaceutical products, today announced the appointment of Kevin Teo to the positi...

2008-01-29 05:05 893

Linkwell Chairman & CEO Addresses the Association of Chinese Nosocomial Infections Professional Committee

China's Ministry of Health, Department of Medical Administration Lauds and Endorses the Association SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Linkwell Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLL), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of healthcare related disinfecta...

2008-01-28 21:00 920

Abbott's Kaletra(R) and Aluvia(R) (lopinavir/ritonavir) New Lower-Strength Tablet for Pediatric Use Receives Positive Opinion from EMEA

Lopinavir/ritonavir tablet is the first and only co-formulated protease inhibitor tablet approved for use in children with HIV ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that the European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), the ...

2008-01-28 19:00 523

Many More Patients Can Now Benefit from Avastin's Proven Survival Benefits

Avastin Receives Broad Label Extension in Europe for the Treatment of Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer BASEL, Switzerland, Jan. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today that the European Commission (EC) has given its approval for the significantly wider use of its ant...

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