Navigation Links
QED International Associates Announces Quarterly Rebalancing of HealthShares(TM) Indexes
Date:3/19/2008

NEW YORK, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- QED International Associates Inc., administrator for the HealthShares(TM) Indexes, a series of 20 underlying indexes for the HealthShares(TM) Exchange-Traded Funds, today announced the quarterly rebalancing of the Indexes.

The following securities will be added and deleted in the Indexes effective before the opening of trading on NYSE Arca March 24, 2008.

Autoimmune-Inflammation Index (HHA)

Drop

GW Pharmaceuticals, Inc (LSE: GWP.L)

Human Genome Sciences (Nasdaq: HGSI)

Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LGND)

Add

Fornix Biosciences N.V. (Amsterdam: FORBI.AS)

Meda AB (SHSE1: MEDA A)

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation (TSE: 4508)

Cancer Index (HHK)

Drop

Shire PLC (Nasdaq: SHPGY)

Add

Ark Therapeutics Group Plc (LSE: AKT.L)

Cardio Devices Index (HHE)

Drop

Biosphere Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: BSMD)

Add

Zoll Medical Corp. (Nasdaq: KERX)

Add

Dyanvax Technologies (Nasdaq: DVAX)

Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (Nasdaq: SNTA)

Enabling Technologies Index (HHV)

Drop

Hillenbrand Industries (NYSE: HB)

Add

Eurand N.V. (Nasdaq: EURX)

GI/Gender Index (HHU)

Drop

AEterna Zentaris (Nasdaq: AEZS)

King Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: KG)

Nastech Pharmaceutical (Nasdaq: NSTK)

Add

Columbia Laboratories Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX)

Eisai Co. Ltd. (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 4523)

Mylan, Inc. (NYSE: MYL)

Metabolic-Endocrine Disorders Index (HHM)

Drop

Depomed Inc. (Nasdaq: DEPO)

Emisphere Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: EMIS)

Flamel Technologies SA ADS (Nasdaq: FLML)

Hospira Inc. (NYSE: HSP)

Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI)

Indevus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: IDEV)

Ipsen Ltd. (Paris: IPN.PR)

Nastech Pharmaceutical Co. (Nasdaq: NSTK)

Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR)

NicOx S.A. (Paris: NCOX)

OSI Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: OSIP)

ProStrakan Group Plc (LSE: PSK.L)

Solvay S.A. (Brussels: SVYSY)

Add

Altus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ALTU)

Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: FOLD)

Biodel Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOD)

CombinatoRx Inc. (Nasdaq: CRXX)

GW Pharmaceuticals Plc (LSE: GWP.L)

Incyte Corp. (Nasdaq: INCY)

Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX)

Repros Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: RPRX)

Sangamo BioSciences Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO)

Sirtris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SIRT)

SuperGen Inc. (Nasdaq: SUPG)

Transition Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: TTHI)

XOMA Ltd. (Nasdaq: XOMA)

Neuroscience Index (HHN)

Drop

Neurochem Inc. (Nasdaq: NRMX)

Add

Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories Ltd. (Amex: CPD)

Ophthalmology Index (HHZ)

Drop

Insite Vision Inc. (Amex: ISV)

Add

King Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: KG)

Patient Care Services Index (HHB)

Drop

Fresenius Medical Care (XETRA: FME.DE)

Add

Coventry Health Care Inc. (NYSE: CVH)

The rebalanced Indexes, including the rebalanced Index Shares, are based on the closing prices as of March 14, 2008.

In accordance with the Exemptive Order, a complete list of the constituents reflecting the rebalancing will be posted at http://www.healthsharesinc.com/content/view/53/274/.

About QED International Associates

QED International, based in New York, is a leading financial industry consulting firm specializing in quantitative modeling and the design, development and maintenance of indexes and Exchange Traded Funds. For more information, visit the company's website at http://www.qedinternational.com

Ticker=ZOLL" onClick="var s=s_gi(s_account); var hd1 = document.getElementById('headline'); s.tl(this,'o',getLinkName('Company Sanpshot'));" >ZOLL)

Cardiology Index (HRD)

Drop

Encysive Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENCY)

Human Genome Sciences, Inc (Nasdaq: HGSI)

Vical, Inc (Nasdaq: VICL)

Add

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation (TSE: 4508)

Sangamo BioSciences Inc (Nasdaq: SGMO)

Sciele Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCRX)

Composite Index (HHQ)

Drop

Advanced Medical Optics, Inc. (NYSE: EYE)

Align Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN)

Array Biopharma Inc. (Nasdaq: ARRY)

ArthroCare Corp. (Nasdaq: ARTC)

Endo Pharmaceuticals Hldgs. (Nasdaq: ENDP)

Fresenius Medical Care AG (XETRA: FME.DE)

GEDEON RICHTER RT (XETRA: R1G1.DE)

GENMAB A/S (Copenhagen: GEN.CO)

H. LUNDBECK A/S (Copenhagen: LUN.CO)

Human Genome Sciences (Nasdaq: HGSI)

Imclone Systems (Nasdaq: IMCL)

Inverness Medical Innovations (Amex: IMA)

Invitrogen Corp. (Nasdaq: IVGN)

Medarex Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDX)

Medicis Pharmaceutical (NYSE: MRX)

Mentor Corp. (NYSE: MNT)

ONYX Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX)

PDL BioPharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDLI)

Pharmion Corp. (Nasdaq: PHRM)

Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: PGNX)

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: REGN)

Respironics Inc. (Nasdaq: RESP)

Sepracor Inc. (Nasdaq: SEPR)

Theravance Inc. (Nasdaq: THRX)

United Therapeutics Corp. (Nasdaq: UTHR)

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Int'l (NYSE: VRX)

Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: VRTX)

Add

Adolor Corp. (Nasdaq: ADLR)

ALLOS THERAPEUTICS INC. (Nasdaq: ALTH)

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY)

Alpharma Inc. (NYSE: ALO)

Altus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ALTU)

AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: AMAG)

ANGIOTECH PHARMACEUTICALS (Nasdaq: ANPI)

Ark Therapeutics (LSE: AKT.L)

Bavarian Nordic A/S (Copenhagen: BAVA.CO)

Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories Ltd. (Amex: CPD)

Cardiome Pharma Corp. (Nasdaq: CRME)

Coventry Health Care Inc. (NYSE: CVH)

CRUCELL-ADR (Nasdaq: CRXL)

CUBIST PHARMACEUTICALS INC. (Nasdaq: CBST)

Discovery Laboratories Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCO)

Eisai Co. Ltd. (TSE: 4523.T)

Encysive Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ENCY)

Enzo Biochem Inc. (NYSE: ENZ)

ENZON PHARMACEUTICALS INC. (Nasdaq: ENZN)

Exelixis Inc. (Nasdaq: EXEL)

Flamel Technologies (Nasdaq: FLML)

Illumina Inc. (Nasdaq: ILMN)

Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq: INCY)

Integra LifeSciences Holdings (Nasdaq: IART)

Meda AB (Stockholm: MEDAA.ST)

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma (TSE: 4508.T)

Taisho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (TSE: 4535.T)

Dermatology and Wound Index (HRW)

Drop

Shire PLC (ADR) (Nasdaq: SHPGY)

SkyePharma Plc (LSE: SKP.LN)

Add

Standard Chemical & Pharm. Co., Ltd. (TSE: 1720)

Taisho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (TSE: 4535)

Diagnostics Index (HHD)

Drop

CR Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR)

IDEXX Laboratories (Nasdaq: IDXX)

Add

Bruker Corporation (Nasdaq: BRKR)

Halozyme Therapeutic (Nasdaq: HALO)

Emerging Cancer Index (HHJ)

Drop

Adventrx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Amex: ANX)

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:

SOURCE QED International Associates Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. PRA International Announces New Office Opening in Mumbai
2. Solcara Helps AstraZeneca Set International Benchmark for Global Media Relations
3. Mirion Technologies to Showcase New Product Offerings for the Nuclear Industry During 10th Annual China International Nuclear Industry Exhibition
4. International Diabetes Federation gives grant to UMDNJ-University Hospital in Newark
5. Chindex International, Inc. Announces Three-For-Two Stock Split
6. Resources Top 400,000 in Hopkins International Information Service
7. Egyptian foot care center recieves International Diabetes Federation grant
8. Project Concern International Receives a US$1 Million Grant From the Starbucks Foundations Ethos Water Fund to Provide Safe Water and Sanitation Services in Tanzania
9. Position Statement Regarding Lt. Gov. Paterson from Tara A. Cortes, Ph.D, RN President and CEO of Lighthouse International
10. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Lehman Brothers Global Healthcare Conference
11. Autism Speaks to Celebrate World Autism Awareness Day with Day-Long Series of International Events on April 2
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Intermedix announced on Wednesday that it was ... medicine professional association, to support the organization's newly established physician group with a ... Medicine, or AAEM, seeks to empower emergency physicians to control their own practices. ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... Tarzana, CA (PRWEB) , ... February 10, 2016 ... ... Fernando Valley , announces that his office is now offering a variety of ... cheek enhancement, chin enhancement, eyebrow lift, facial volume restoration, lip enhancement and nasal ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... Gout is like no other joint pain. ... often severe, with intense swelling and redness. It is triggered by the crystallization of ... adults are the most susceptible, according to the February 2016 issue of Harvard Men's ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... ... For additional information contact Phyllis Strupp 480-488-5858 , Brain improves with age, ... Guide to Brain Training" by award-winning author Phyllis Strupp explains how brain ... 16, 2016. A free review copy is available to the media at NetGalley ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... February 26th: Amateur & Professional Divisions - Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm | ... | Ticket Prices $30, Social Media: http://www.USPoleSportsFed.org , Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/uspolesportsfederation ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/10/2016)... 2016 CSI Specialty Group (CSI) expanded its ... the Specialty Pharmacy Podcast. A free, weekly show, the ... real-world education, discussion and context amongst specialty pharmacy peers ... --> The Specialty Pharmacy Podcast, hosted by ... Group Suzette DiMascio, CHE, CMCE, CPC, is available for ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , Feb. 10, 2016 Immune Pharmaceuticals Inc. ... announced today that it has filed a patent application ... other cancers. --> --> ... by administration of Ceplene (histamine dihydrochloride) in combination with ... of predicting the efficacy of Ceplene and IL-2 therapy ...
(Date:2/10/2016)...  The ALS Association, in partnership with ALS Finding a ... a biomarker to track TDP43 aggregation. The successful team(s) with ... million investment. --> --> ... cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Eventually, people ... movement, which often leads to total paralysis and death within ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: