Guided Therapeutics reveals details of $50m LuViva deal in China
Guided Therapeutics (OTC:GTHP) said that it inked an exclusive licensing agreement with Shandong Yaohua Medical Instrument Corp., to manufacture its LuViva advanced cervical scan system and related disposables. The deal also gives SMI exclusive distribution rights in China, Macau, Hong Kong and Taiwan. SMI is slated to pay a $1.0 million licensing fee in 5 installments until Oct. 2017. The company will also underwrite the cost of regulatory approval with the Chinese Food and Drug Administration, Guided Therapeutics said. Once SMI wins CFDA approval, the company will pay a $1.90 royalty on each disposable sold by directly...
Source: Mass Device - March 27, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Wall Street Beat Women's Health Guided Therapeutics Inc. Source Type: news

Misonix inks Chinese distro deal for BoneScalpel with Weigao Orthopedic
Misonix (NSDQ:MSON) said today it inked an exclusive distribution agreement with Shandong Weigao Orthopedic Device Company. Through the deal, Weigao Orthopedic will gain the rights to sell, market and distribute Farmingdale, N.Y.-based Misonix’s BoneScalpel in China, Hong Kong and Macau for an initial period of 5-years. “We are pleased to enter into this distribution agreement with Weigao Orthopedic, one of the most highly regarded orthopedic and spine surgery device providers in the People’s Republic of China. They have a broad distribution network and relationships with medical institutions that will benef...
Source: Mass Device - March 7, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Distribution Orthopedics Misonix Inc. Source Type: news

Scottsdale telemedicine firm expands to China with exclusive distribution agreement
Joel Barthelemy, founder and CEO of Scottsdale-based GlobalMed has been busy, and it looks like he ’s not about to slow down anytime soon. He just signed a distribution agreement with Deer Jet Medical Co. Ltd. to sell GlobalMed’s entire line of mobile telemedicine stations, medical devices and software to the Chinese mainland as well as the Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan regions. Barthelemy sa id he spent several years looking at China, but had never found a strong partner. “That all changed… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 14, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Guided Therapeutics inks exclusive distro deal with Shandong Yaohua
Guided Therapeutics (OTC:GTHP) said last week it inked an exclusive distribution, sales and manufacturing rights deal for its LuViva advanced cervical scan system with Shandong Yaohua Medical Instrument Corp. Through the deal, Shandong Yaohua will retain exclusive distribution, sales and manufacturing rights in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. The deal includes a $1 million licensing fee from Shandong as well as a minimum purchase of 10 LuViva advance cervical scan devices in 2017, and royalties for disposables once Chinese FDA approval is obtained, Nashua, N.H.-based Guided Therapeutics said. Guided Therapeutics said ...
Source: Mass Device - February 3, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Women's Health Guided Therapeutics Inc. Source Type: news

China reports first two human deaths from bird flu this winter
BEIJING (Reuters) - Two people in China's Anhui province have died from H7N9 bird flu, the first fatalities in China among this winter's cases, while Macau reported its first human infection of the strain since the former Portuguese colony returned to China in 1999. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Suven Life gets patent for neurodegenerative drug
Suven Life Sciences has been granted a patent each by Europe and Macau for drug used in the treatment of disorders associated with neurodegenerative diseases. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - December 29, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Japanese seniors gambling to stay sharp
It might be a long way from the glitz and glamor of Las Vegas or Macau, but old people's homes may quickly be becoming a new frontier for gaming in Japan. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - December 26, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suven Life Sciences gets patent for neuro-degenerative drug
Drug firm Suven Life Sciences has been granted a patent each by Eurasia, Europe, Israel and Macau for a drug used in the treatment of neuro-degenerative diseases. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - December 11, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Global Superstar and Biggest Selling Female Artist of All-Time Mariah Carey Set to Rock Macau Along With Asia’s King of Dance Aaron Kwok and Kpop Sensation SISTAR as Studio City Kicks off Star-studded Grand Opening Extravaganza
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Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE) - October 18, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vertebral Technologies inks China distro deal
Vertebral Technologies Inc said today it inked a deal with Chinese medical device company ECM Medical to distribute VTI’s Interfuse spinal implant system in China. VTI’s Interfuse is an interbody lumbar fusion system that allows for less invasive approaches to lumbar fusion operations due to smaller access channels and intra-operative assembly, the Minnetonka, Minn.-based company said. “While our products have approval in 38 markets worldwide, China is a key market. We are excited that our technologies will be available to surgeons and patients in China,” VTI CEO Matt Kyle said in a press releas...
Source: Mass Device - August 26, 2015 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Distribution Spinal ECM Medical Vertebral Technologies Inc Source Type: news

Micell gains new manufacturing partner
Micell Technologies said today that it won approval to partner with contract manufacturer Surgical Technologies, Inc. in Britain and will begin full-scale manufacturing of its MiStent SES for distribution to European Union countries. Micell won CE Mark approval in the European Union for the drug-eluting stent in 2013. STI will serve as the primary contract manufacturer of the MiStent SES, according to the companies. “With STI’s expertise and performance in full-service medical device contracting and Micell’s highly efficient manufacturing process, we are accommodating the controlled commercial launch o...
Source: Mass Device - August 20, 2015 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Cardiovascular Contract Manufacturing Drug-Eluting Stents Micell Technologies Inc. Source Type: news

Suven Life Sciences gets patents for neurodegenerative drug
Biopharmaceutical firm Suven Life Sciences said it has been granted one patent each by the US, Israel and Macau for a drug used for neurogenerative diseases (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - June 16, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Compound in North American Botanical Oplopanax horridus Inhibits Colorectal Tumor Growth in Mouse Model and Human Cells
A new compound isolated from the Pacific Northwest shrub Oplopanax horridus, sometimes called Alaskan ginseng or devil’s club, showed beneficial effects on human colorectal cells in a recent laboratory study. The study, funded in part by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health and involving researchers from the University of Chicago and two Chinese universities―Central South University and University of Macau, was published in the journal Nutrients. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - June 2, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCAM Source Type: news

Macau's magic square stamps just made philately even more nerdy
Postage goes meta as new Chinese stamps celebrate an ancient number pattern by themselves appearing in a pattern. Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 4, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Alex Bellos Tags: Mathematics Puzzle games Science Culture Stamps Design Source Type: news