Health

Winner Medical Group Commences Production of PurCotton(TM)

Company Expects to Ship First Order of New Revolutionary Cotton Cloth Product by End of January SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc., ("Winner Medical") (OTC Bulletin Board: WMDG), has commenced production of PurCotton(TM), its new revolutionary cotton c...

2007-01-18 21:30 940

Mindray Announces Preliminary 2006 Operating Results

Company to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2006 Financial Results on March 12, 2007 SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR) today announced selected preliminary unaudited results for the fiscal year ended December 31,...

2007-01-17 21:35 677

Winner Medical Subsidiary Invited to Present at DOME Corporation Annual Sales Conference

-- Shanghai Winner to Showcase Its Sports Bandages at Event Held by Largest Sports Bandages Distributor in Japan -- SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc., ("Winner Medical") (OTC Bulletin Board: WMDG), is pleased to announce that Liu Jun, general manager...

2007-01-17 21:30 1120

WuXi PharmaTech Starts Moving Scientists to New Facility

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech, China's leading provider of pharmaceutical R&D outsourcing services announced today that it has begun moving the first group of scientists to its state-of-the-art Tianjin research facility, which first became operational in De...

2007-01-16 21:08 868

'Pulse On America' Show to Feature Global Pharmatech

Thursday, January 11, 2007 8:30 ET JILIN, China, Jan. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Global Pharmatech, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GBLP; the "Company") a company that develops, manufactures and markets proprietary botanical drugs and dietary supplements, announced that it will be featured in Platin...

2007-01-11 21:30 870

ChemBridge Announces Their New Fragment Library for Screening

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ChemBridge has assembled an exemplary collection of small molecules useful for fragment-based screening: the new Fragment Library. The emergence and development of high throughput X-ray crystallography and NMR methodologies for drug discovery have contr...

2007-01-10 20:00 1014

WHO Plans to Increase Treatment Access for Victims of Rabies and Snake Bites

GENEVA, Jan. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Although more than 12 million people each year are bitten by dogs or snakes, or stung by scorpions, the world's capacity to treat them is inadequate. Effective treatment for these conditions is critically dependent on therapeutic sera*, but this essential ...

2007-01-10 12:05 852

Organon Partners With HUYA to Identify and Develop Chinese Biopharmaceuticals

Collaboration Looks for Opportunities to Expand the Organon Biotech Research Programs and Facilitate Links With China's Biotech Industry OSS, Netherlands and SAN DIEGO, Jan. 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Organon, the human healthcare business of Akzo Nobel (Nasdaq: AKZOY), announced today that i...

2007-01-09 21:00 869

TaiGen Initiates Phase II Trial of Nemonoxacin for Treatment of Adult Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jan. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- TaiGen Biotechnology Inc. announced today that the company has started enrollment of patients for the Phase II clinical trial of Nemonoxacin (TG-873870) for the treatment of adult community acquired pneumonia (CAP). The randomized, double-blind, c...

2007-01-08 21:30 703

China Health Holding Announces Acquisition of All of the Assets of Xi’An Meichen Pharmaceutical

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Health Holding, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CHHH), a development stage company with the goal of becoming a developer, manufacturer, marketer and distributor of pharmaceutical products and dietary supplements in China and worldwide, anno...

2007-01-08 23:08 803

GfK HealthCare Asia Concludes Prescription Drug Pilot

New Service Shows Complete Picture of Pharmaceutical Sales Force with the addition of prescription tracking SINGAPORE and HONG KONG /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- GfK HealthCare Asia has concluded two highly successful pilots for its Sales Force Effectiveness (SFE) program, a...

2007-01-08 13:30 975

sanofi pasteur Influenza Vaccine Production Tops 170 Million Doses in 2006

Record Production Capabilities Strengthen sanofi pasteur’s Global Leadership in the Fight Against Seasonal Influenza and Place the Company at the Forefront of Pandemic Readiness LYON, France and SWIFTWATER, Pa., Jan. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- sanofi pasteur, the vaccines business of the sano...

2007-01-08 09:54 832

New Chinese Policy to Benefit Global Pharmatech

JILIN, China, Jan. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Global Pharmatech, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GBLP.OB) a company that develops, manufactures and markets proprietary botanical drugs and dietary supplements, announced that the Chinese State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA), has...

2007-01-04 23:00 1000

Dr Margaret Chan Takes Office as Director-General of the World Health Organization

Impact on Health of Women and People in Africa to Be Measure of Success GENEVA, Jan. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Dr Margaret Chan of China today took office as Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) following her election in November. She pledged that her term of office and t...

2007-01-04 19:44 906

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Announces New AIDS Treatment & Training Partnership in Xinjiang Province, China

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Joins Together With China's Xinjiang Medical University to Roll-Out the 'AHF - Xinjiang Medical University-Affiliated Hospital HIV/AIDS Treatment & Training Initiative' Partnership Between US' Largest AIDS Group and Respected Chinese Institutions Seek to Create a 'Cen...

2007-01-04 22:30 821

Gerresheimer Group Acquires European Market Leader for Medical Plastic Systems

-- With the Wilden Group Gerresheimer is Also Market Leader for Plastic Systems -- Gerresheimer CEO Dr. Axel Herberg: 'A giant step in our growth strategy' DUSSELDORF, Germany, Jan. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A key chapter is added to the growth story of the Ger...

2007-01-03 14:00 1072

Global Pharmatech Announces Results of Annual Shareholders' Meeting

JILIN, China, Dec. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Global Pharmatech, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GBLP; the "Company") a company that develops, manufactures and markets proprietary botanical drugs and dietary supplements, today announced the results of its annual shareholders' meeting. (Logo: h...

2006-12-27 21:30 889

US Patent Granted to ScinoPharm for the Production of SN-38

TAINAN, Taiwan, Dec. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ScinoPharm has just been awarded an US patent that relates to the preparation of SN-38, a key intermediate in the synthesis of irinotecan. The US patent, No. 7,151,179, entitled "Process for the Preparation of 7-Alkyl-10-Hydroxy-20(S)- Campt...

2006-12-20 19:20 901

Winner Medical Group Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End Fiscal 2006 Results

SHENZHEN CITY, China, Dec. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WMDG), today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2006. Revenues for the fourth fiscal quarter were $16.64 million compared to $18.56 mil...

2006-12-20 05:01 908

BioVision 2007, the World Life Sciences Forum, Set to Tackle Some of Today’s Most Critical Health, Nutrition and Environmental Issues

-- The 5th edition of BioVision (March 11 - 14, 2007 in Lyon, France) will gather leading international experts on health, nutrition and environment issues to discuss, debate and agree actions for change. LYON, France, Dec. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- BioVision today confirmed its broad...

2006-12-20 18:52 890