Health Care/Hospital

WuXi PharmaTech Ranks 27th on Deloitte Tech’s Fast 50 China

SHANGHAI, China, Nov. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai, China - WuXi PharmaTech, China’s leading drug R&D service company, announced today it has been chosen in the “Deloitte Technology Fast 50 China 2006”, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in China, for the second...

2006-11-27 21:00 1097

New Survey Shows a Nation Under Stress

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- America is stressed. That's according to a recent survey conducted by the country's leading non-profit mental health organization-Mental Health America, formerly known as the National Mental Health Association. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/s...

2006-11-24 14:11 1031

Dr. Roger Hershline, Founder of CureHIV, Inc. and Global Humanceuticals, Inc., Hosting Fifth Session of the International HIV/AIDS Programs at the World AIDS Day in China, 2006

TIANJIN, China, Nov. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Chinese government has kindly invited Dr. Roger Hershline to host the Fifth Session of the International HIV/AIDS Programs Cooperation and New Technology/Product Showcase at the World AIDS Day in China, 2006. Dr. Roger Hershline will pr...

2006-11-29 19:00 1102

US Fast-Tracks Pharmaxis Cystic Fibrosis Drug

SYDNEY, Australia, Nov. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutical company Pharmaxis (ASX: PXS; Nasdaq: PXSL) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has designated Bronchitol as a fast-track product for cystic fibrosis. The FDA fast-tracks the New Drug Applicat...

2006-11-24 09:34 876

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Approves Silicone Gel-Filled Breast Implants for Use in Breast Augmentation, Reconstruction and Revision Surgery

****FDA APPROVAL***BREAKING NEWS*******FDA APPROVAL***BREAKING NEWS*** NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /XInhua PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Allergan's INAMED(R) Silicone-Filled Breast Implants for use in breast augmentation, reconstruction and revision surger...

2006-11-22 18:58 1050

CompuCyte Corporation, National University of Singapore Establish Regional Quantitative Imaging Cytometry Center

SINGAPORE and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- CompuCyte Corporation and the National University of Singapore today announced the establishment of the Southeast Asia Regional Quantitative Imaging Cytometry Center, to be located at the National University of Singapore. The ...

2006-11-22 10:25 1060

Global AIDS Epidemic Continues To Grow

New Data Also Show Hiv Prevention Programmes Getting Better Results If Focused On Reaching People Most At Risk And Adapted To Changing National Epidemics GENEVA, Nov, 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The global AIDS epidemic continues to grow and there is concerning evidence that some countr...

2006-11-22 11:08 827

New Analyses Demonstrate Positive Effect on Bone With FOSRENOL(R) Treatment Compared With Standard Therapy

Further Data Support the Contribution of FOSRENOL(R) (lanthanum carbonate) to the Overall Renal Health of the ESRD Patient While Reducing Mean Phosphate Levels to Within Guideline Targets BASINGSTOKE, England and SAN DIEGO, Nov. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- New data presented on Friday 1...

2006-11-20 15:00 1013

The China TEDA BioForum (2006) Held on November 18

TIANJIN, China, Nov. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Tianjin Economic- Technological Development Area (TEDA) announced today that the China TEDA BioForum (2006) & the fifth annual meeting of the TEDA-WATSON International Forum on Biotech and Biomedicine was held at the Renaissance Tianjin TEDA ...

2006-11-20 11:56 1101

Study Favours TAXUS(TM) Stent Over Cypher(TM) Stent and Bare-Metal Stents in Diabetic Patients

Lower Re-Intervention Rates for the TAXUS Stent in Diabetic Patients NATICK, Mass. and CHICAGO, Nov. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today welcomed a presentation by Joost Daemen, M.D., and Patrick Serruys, M.D., entitled "The Long Term Efficacy of ...

2006-11-20 10:37 955

Asian, U.S., European Biotech and Pharma Companies to Partner in Tokyo

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) will host its fourth annual BIO-Asia Partnering Conference in Tokyo at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo, Jan. 29-30, 2007. Koichiro Aramaki, Ph.D., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Kirin Brewery Co., Lt...

2006-11-17 10:47 995

WHO and Partners Accelerate Fight Against Counterfeit Medicines

Up to 50% of Medicines Sold Through Rogue Web Sites are Fake GENEVA, Nov. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization (WHO) and more than 20 international partners are today launching a comprehensive package of measures to help national authorities safeguard their popula...

2006-11-16 13:38 1003

Johns Hopkins Bayview Proteomics Center Chooses Ludesi

LUND, Sweden, Nov. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Ludesi AB, a global provider of bioinformatics solutions to the life science industry, today announced that Johns Hopkins Bayview Proteomics Center, Baltimore, has selected Ludesi for its complete image analysis processing of two-dimensional gel...

2006-11-14 15:00 1095

Synutra Acquires Dairy Processing Assets, to Add to New Revenue Streams from Milk Protein-Based Nutritional Products

Nutrition Bars Production to Reach 50,000 Tons in Three Years QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Synutra International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SYUT), one of China's leading manufacturers of dairy-based nutritional products for infants, children and adult...

2006-11-14 09:34 1185

Mistral -- A Breath of Fresh Air for Fast, Safe and Effective Phototherapy

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., Nov. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Radiancy Inc. announced the international launch of Mistral, a light-based, multi-applications platform device for hair removal, skin photo rejuvenation, acne clearance and psoriasis care at Medica Dusseldorf and CosmoProf Asia, 2006. ...

2006-11-13 16:00 1191

Clean Hands Leading to Safer Health Care for Half the World's Population

GENEVA, Nov. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Half the people in the world can look forward to cleaner and safer care and a lowered risk of becoming ill with an infection as a result of their health care. That is because they live in countries whose governments have pledged to become part of a wo...

2006-11-13 14:38 927

November 14th is World Diabetes Day

BRUSSELS, Belgium, Nov. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- World Diabetes Day is celebrated every year on 14 November. The date commemorates the birthday of Frederick Banting, who, along with Charles Best, is credited with the discovery of insulin in 1921. In almost every country of the ...

2006-11-11 18:00 1118

Global Pharmatech Receives a New Patent

CHANGCHUN, China, Nov. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ --Global Pharmatech, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GBLP) a company that develops, manufactures and markets proprietary botanical drugs and dietary supplements, today announced that the State Intellectual Property Office of the P. R. China has r...

2006-11-10 21:30 1157

Dr Margaret Chan to be WHO’s Next Director-General

Organization’s Work to be Judged by Impact on the People of Africa and on Women GENEVA, Nov. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Dr Margaret Chan of China will be the next Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO). After her appointment, she told the World Health Assembly she want...

2006-11-10 13:03 1269

China Pharma Holdings, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2006 Results

HAIKOU CITY, China, Nov. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Pharma Holdings, Inc. ("China Pharma") (OTC Bulletin Board: CPHI) today announced that the Company will host a conference call at 10:00 am EST on Tuesday, November 14, 2006, to discuss results for the third quarter of 2006. Join...

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