Intercell Supports the Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination Recommendations of CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
- Expanded Guidelines to include availability of IXIARO(R) vaccine for Japanese
- IXIARO now available in the U.S. for travelers to Asia, military personnel, others at high risk regardless of the length of visit
ATLANTA, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Intercell AG (VSE: ICLL) today...
STAAR Surgical Receives Japanese Clearance for the KS-Ni Preloaded IOL Injector System
MONROVIA, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA ), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced the approval of the KS-Ni Preloaded Silicone Intraocular Lens (IOL) injector system by Japanese
Monsoon Season will Bring Japanese Encephalitis
BALTIMORE, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 monsoon season will soon arrive in the Asian territories and culicine mosquito populations are expected to increase. "These mosquitoes may carry the virus that causes Japanese
Encephalitis (JE), which kills 10-15,000 people each year," warned Fran Lessan...
Anpath Group, Inc. Distributor Introduces Products at the Japanese Society of Intensive Care Medicine Annual Meeting
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anpath Group, Inc. (OTC Bulleting Board: ANPG), announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, EnviroSystems, Inc. (ESI) and its distributor partner, Minntech Japan Corporation, launched the ESI product line at the recent 36th annual meeting o...
Sumitomo to Act As Advisor to ProMetic for Japanese Market
MONTREAL and NEW YORK, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: PLI ) ("ProMetic") and Sumitomo Corporation of America ("SCOA") announces that it has retained the services of SCOA and Summit Pharmaceuticals International ("SPI"), both wholly owned subsidiaries of Sumitomo Co...
Genomic Health Announces Study Confirming Prognostic Value of Oncotype DX(R) Recurrence Score(R) Result in Japanese Breast Cancer Patients
- Results of International Multi-Center Study Consistent with Suite of U.S. and European Clinical Studies Evaluating Oncotype DX -
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and KYOTO, Japan, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX ) today announced results of a multi-center Japan...
Benihana Celebrates Japanese Children's Day on May 5 by Donating Children's Menu Proceeds to St. Jude
Children Helping Children program to include local art contests throughout May
MIAMI, April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ In Japan, Kodomo no Hi, or
Children's Day, is celebrated in May to honor children's happiness. Bringing
the celebration to the United States, Benihana will donate 100 perc...
Intercell Announces FDA Approval of IXIARO(R), a Vaccine Against Japanese Encephalitis
A Successful Collaboration with the U.S. Army
- U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approves Intercell's first marketed product, a new vaccine against Japanese
Encephalitis for adult travelers and military personnel
- Success of Intercell's new JE vaccine is a result of an excellent ...
Boston Scientific Announces Japanese Launch of Taxus(R) Liberte(R) Drug-Eluting Stent System Japanese
patients now have access to second-generation drug-eluting stent
NATICK, Mass., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced the launch of its TAXUS(R) Liberte(R) Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent System in Japan. The product was app...
The Albany Group Acquires Strata Works KK, Leading Japanese Temporary Labor Contractor
Acquisition addresses key challenges in bridging language, cultural barriers
Mountain View, Calif. (PRWEB) January 22, 2009 -- Albany has acquired Japan-based Strata Works KK, strengthening its position in the world's largest temporary workforce market.
AGA Medical Receives Japanese Approval for AMPLATZER(R) Duct Occluder
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- AGA Medical Corporation ("AGA
Medical") announced today that it received approval from the Japanese
of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) for its AMPLATZER(R) Duct Occluder (ADO).
The ADO is a percutaneous, transcatheter occlusion device used for the...
Orion Health Signs Trinity Design for Japanese Market
Orion Health has just signed an agreement, which will see Japan's Trinity Design Corporation Ltd, becoming a reseller and distributor of Orion Health's Rhapsody Integration Engine. Trinity Design has already negotiated its first Rhapsody sale with the Kobe Circulation Clinic, part of the Oji Hea...
First Implant of DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) in Japanese Clinical Trial
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Heart Inc. announced
that the first DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) was
implanted in October at the University of Tokyo Hospital in Japan. Terumo
Corporation will continue efforts toward an early application for approval
Fondness for Fish Keeps Japanese Hearts Healthy
Long-term omega-3 consumption appears to combat some traditional risk factors, study finds,,,,
TUESDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- Despite high levels of smoking, Japanese
men are far less likely to have dangerous plaque build-up in their blood vessels than white or Japanese-American...
Health and Beauty Come Full Circle: Chado-En Brings Full Benefit of Japanese Green Tea to Spas
Company to showcase its spa/gourmet green tea at the Las Vegas IECSC
BODEGA BAY, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, the
International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference (IECSC) in Las Vegas --
a tradeshow packed with sophisticated spa products -- will feature one
product unique f...
Seahorse Bioscience Enters into Agreement with Primetech Corporation to Bring XF Technology to Japanese Market Japanese
Distributor to Expand Global Reach of Novel Technology
N. BILLERICA, Mass., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Seahorse Bioscience,
leaders in real-time measurement of cellular bioenergetics, announced today
that Primetech Corporation will become the exclusive supplier of Seahorse
Nihon LocalSoft Designs New Japanese Software for IRadimed Corporation's Award-Winning MRidium MRI Infusion System
WINTER PARK, Fla., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Nihon LocalSoft, a new
company established by a native Japanese
for the purpose of supporting US
Medical Device Manufactures in localization of software, marketing efforts,
and support entering the Japanese
market, recently helped IRadimed
STAAR Surgical Completes $5M Debt Financing for Purchase of Japanese Joint Venture
MONROVIA, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical
Company (Nasdaq: STAA ), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of
minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced that it has
borrowed $5.0 million from Broadwood Partners, L.P. under a senior
promissory note ...
SNM/Nihon Medi-Physics sponsor new fellowship program for Japanese physicians
RESTON, Va.SNM, the worlds largest molecular imaging and nuclear medicine society, recently announced a new, two-year $24,000 fellowship program in the United States for Japanese
physicians in the early stages of their career.
The SNM Wagner-Torizuka Fellowship will advance fellows research an...
Chemo Drug Improves Stomach Cancer Survival for Japanese Patients
Researchers aren't sure if drug would have same benefit for Caucasians
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Treatment of stomach cancer with an experimental chemotherapy drug after surgery improved survival rates for Japanese
patients, a new study found.
The results of the trial w...
STAAR Surgical to Purchase Canon's Interest in Japanese Joint Venture
Buy-Out for Cash and Preferred Stock Expected to Strengthen International Growth Opportunities
MONROVIA, Calif, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical
Company (Nasdaq: STAA ), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of
minimally invasive ophthalmic pro...
ESMO, Oxford Journals and the Japanese Society of Medical Oncology announce collaboration
The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), together with Oxford Journals, and the Japanese
Society of Medical Oncology (JSMO) are pleased to announce a new collaboration which will result in ESMOs official journal Annals of Oncology becoming the official scientific publication for the Japan...
American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record
A world record-breaking eater ended the six-year reign of a Japanese
champion Wednesday, gobbling a whopping 66 weiners in a mere 12 minutes in the annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating contest.
American Joey Chestnut ended Japan's Takeru 'Tsunami' Kobayshi's remarkable streak to the cheer...
Uttar Pradesh Struggles to Contain Japanese Encephalitis
Doctors in Uttar Pradeshs Gorakhpur District are grappling to fight against a deadly viral infection, Japanese
Encephalitis , that has killed at least 30 children in the past five months.
Dr. A.K.Rathi, Head of Paediatric Department, B.R.D Medical College, said that the hospital run by the c...
Chinese Delegation Meets Health Minister Regarding Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Supply
A delegation representing the China National Biotec Group (CNBG) led by Madam Wang Lifeng, President and CEO of the organization along with four officials met the Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare , Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss today in New Delhi.
The CNBG is Government owned, the largest...
Scare in Assam Over Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine
Guwahati: Healthcare authorities in Assam Wednesday warned of an epidemic if parents do not get their children immunized against the fatal Japanese
encephalitis//, which claimed 119 lives in the state last year.
"Children are vulnerable to the disease and unless parents get their wards immuni...
Illegal Kidney-Transplants By Japanese Doctors
Since 1950s, when the first kidney transplants were performed, much has been learned about illegal transplants of kidneys all over the world.//
Illegal kidney transplants are quite common in countries like India and China where the population is very high. In countries like South Africa, peopl...
12 Positive Cases of Japanese Encephalitis Found
Twelve cases of Japanese
Encephalitis have been found after 36 samples of blood serum of the suspected patients admitted in BRD Medical College Hospital here were tested, officials said today. //
Of the 36 samples tested, 12 were tested positive for the Japanese
Encephalitis while the rest we...
18 Die of Japanese Encephalitis in Upper Assam
At least 18 people, mostly children and women, have died of Japanese
encephalitis in upper Assam districts of Lakhimpur and Dhemaji since the beginning of the month. //
According to official sources here, 14 people died of the disease in Lakhimpur district, where nearly 100 others have been a...
Uttar Pradesh To Prepone The Japanese Encephalitis Immunisation Drive
The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to prepone the Japanese
Encephalitis immunisation drive. This has caused displeasure among the health experts in the centre// as they feel that it might not be he right time and the data may need further analysis.
It has been decided that the immunisat...
Leprosy Cured People In India To Be Trained By Japanese Trust
Leprosy cured persons in over 700 neighbourhoods across India will be imparted vocational training by a leading Japanese
"Since multi-drug therapy came to India in 1984, around 11 million people have been cured of the disease but they are still not leading a life of dignity...
'Girlie' Needle And Thread help Japanese Men to De-Stress
Tokyo: A group of men aged 40-someting have added a different stitch to the stereotypical Japanese
man - a needle and a thread. Members of a men's only sewing club meet once a month to beat// the stress of their jobs as marketing professionals, computer engineers and film directors/producers.
Schools set to offer Japanese language course
With an eye on the job market, India's premier school board is set to introduce from the new academic year Japanese
as an optional language course from Class VI to VIII.//
According to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the move will help students in more than one way.
Woman Tests Negative For Japanese Encephalitis: Health Minister
Blood tests of a Malaysian woman have turned out to be negative for the presence of Japanese
Encephalitis virus, // according to a statement issued by the health minister Datuk Dr Chua Soi Lek. The Malaysian health officials are closely monitoring the situation, however.
The victim, Norhayati...
45 People die in West Bengal due to Dengue and suspected Japanese Encephalitis
After declaration of dengue fever as an epidemic in West Bengal by Chief Minister Buddhabeb Bhattacharya last week. Both Dengue and suspected Japanese
Encephalitis has caused 45 deaths and has hospitalized more than 2000 people // in West Bengal. The confirmed death due to dengue is claimed to be ...
Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Tyler R. Hill Against Ambassadors Group, docleaf, et al., Officially Settled
...rle in his room, where all of the leaders drank beer until sometime between 12:30 and 12:45 a.m. Reiko Tanaka, who was employed as an English-speaking japanese
guide for the People to People trip in June of 2007, testified that she did not notice anything different in the appearance, demeanor or energy of Sta...
Hospice Care Eases the End for Loyal Pets
...pet loss support group.
Modeling their program after human hospice, Synergy's volunteers will provide animals with spiritual care (through Reiki, a japanese
healing technique) and caregivers with emotional support.
The group is also partnering with a local humane society to find homes for the pets of hu...
The Reduction of Eye Fatigue Improves Vision in Older Subjects
...ye fatigue. The studies were performed over the past 7 years at more than 6 different universities and research institutes.
Fuji Chemical is a japanese
pharmaceutical company with a 60+ year history and the maker of AstaReal astaxanthin. Fuji is the world's leading producer of natural astaxanthin for...
Effient(TM) is Now Available in Pharmacies
About Daiichi Sankyo
A global pharmaceutical innovator, Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd., was established in 2005 through the merger of two leading japanese
pharmaceutical companies. This integration created a more robust organization that allows for continuous development of novel drugs that enrich the qu...
West Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results
...e single-source suppliers of critical materials and products, including our japanese
partner and affiliate Daikyo Seiko, Ltd.;
the availability and cos... in relation to other currencies, particularly the Euro, British Pound, and japanese
changes in tax law or loss of beneficial tax incentives;