Medicine

Clinical Drug Research Data Sharing Platform Gets USD15.6 Mln in Boost to Pharma Industry

Clinical Drug Research Data Sharing Platform Gets USD15.6 Mln in Boost to Pharma Industry

Chinese clinical research data sharing and trading platform Yao Yanshe raised nearly CNY100 million (USD15.6 million) in A round of…

Jun 13, 2018
Xu Wei
Tasly to Buy Drug Rights to Tackle Kidney Disease in China

Tasly to Buy Drug Rights to Tackle Kidney Disease in China

Chinese drugmaker Tasly Pharmaceutical Group will acquire regional exclusive rights to develop and sell a medicine for secondary hyperparathyroidism, often caused by kidney failure.

Jun 12, 2018
Tang Shihua
China’s Zhejiang Huahai Pharma Receives US Regulatory Approval for Its Cardiovascular Generic Drug

China’s Zhejiang Huahai Pharma Receives US Regulatory Approval for Its Cardiovascular Generic Drug

China’s Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co. has obtained the approval of abbreviated new drug application, or ANDA, from the US Food…

May 11, 2018
Tang Shihua
China to Waive Tariffs on Imported Cancer Medicine From May 1

China to Waive Tariffs on Imported Cancer Medicine From May 1

China will stop requiring import duty on cancer drugs, including traditional Chinese remedies, from May 1 as it looks to combat a rising number of patients suffering the disease.

Apr 13, 2018
Liao Shumin
Tasly Wins Exclusive China Rights of New Eli Lilly Diabetes Drug

Tasly Wins Exclusive China Rights of New Eli Lilly Diabetes Drug

Tasly Wins Exclusive China Rights of New Eli Lilly Diabetes Drug. Tasly Pharmaceutical Group Co. will obtain the exclusive development,…

Apr 4, 2018
Tang Shihua
 Chinese Scientists Create Slicker Sequence for Cancer Immunotherapy

Chinese Scientists Create Slicker Sequence for Cancer Immunotherapy

A team of scientists from the Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics have discovered a new peptide sequence that…

Mar 30, 2018
Dou Shicong
J&J Grants License for Chinese Firm to Produce AIDS Medicine

J&J Grants License for Chinese Firm to Produce AIDS Medicine

Chongqing Porton Fine Chemicals Ltd. has secured the rights to sell an AIDS drug in more than 100 countries and…

Mar 26, 2018
Tang Shihua
Lepu Buys 25% of Waterstone Pharma to Boost Presence in Diabetes Drug Sector

Lepu Buys 25% of Waterstone Pharma to Boost Presence in Diabetes Drug Sector

Medical device maker Lepu Medical Technology Beijing Co. has bought a 25-percent stake in a pharmaceutical firm for USD14 million as it looks to expand its presence in diabetes treatment markets.

Mar 1, 2018
Tang Shihua
Experts Call for More Flu Vaccines as Winter Outbreak Slows

Experts Call for More Flu Vaccines as Winter Outbreak Slows

The incidence rate of influenza in China is on the down after being prevalent throughout this winter, and experts are calling for more vaccinations.

Feb 13, 2018
Ma Xiaohua
30 Beijing Hospitals Adopt Facial Recognition to Tackle Appointment Scalpers

30 Beijing Hospitals Adopt Facial Recognition to Tackle Appointment Scalpers

Some 30 hospitals in Beijing have installed facial recognition systems to nab scalpers who try to sell appointment tickets…

Feb 9, 2018
Tang Shihua
Chase Sun Pharma Unit Gains European Quality Certificate for Crude Drug

Chase Sun Pharma Unit Gains European Quality Certificate for Crude Drug

A unit under Tianjin Chase Sun Pharmaceutical Co. has received a quality certificate from authorities in Europe for etomidate,…

Feb 8, 2018
Tang Shihua