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Women First HealthCare, Inc.
Women First HealthCare Launches Synalgos DC painpak
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Women First HealthCare, Inc. (Nasdaq:WFHC), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has launched its Synalgos(r) DC Capsules (drocode (dihydrocodeine) bitartrate, aspirin and caffeine) in a convenient blister package of 12 capsules that the Company is calling a "painpak." A total of 225 sales representatives will be detailing the product to the medical community. Synalgos(r) DC painpak will have a highly targeted and comprehensive promotional campaign supported by WFHC's own direct sales force, calling on OB/GYN's, and Professional Detailing, Inc. (PDI), a contract sales organization. This campaign will focus on physician specialties that prescribe C-III opiates for post procedural acute pain and inflammation. Women First acquired Synalgos(r) DC from Wyeth in November 2001.
SAS Group Management fully staffed, Gunilla Berg and John S. Dueholm New Members
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Two new members of the SAS Group Management were appointed at today's Board of Directors meeting. Gunilla Berg will be the new Chief Financial Officer of the SAS Group. John S. Dueholm will be responsible for the Airline Support and Airline Related Businesses area. Consequently, SAS Group management is fully staffed.
BMS Joins Other Pharma Investing in Biacore C for QC
UPPSALA, Sweden, Aug. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- International AB today announced that Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) is the latest major pharmaceutical company to invest in its Biacore(R) C system for rapid concentration analysis in drug development, manufacturing quality control (QC) and in-process control applications. Biacore C is the first system based on Surface Plasmon Resonance technology designed specifically for compliance with worldwide regulatory requirements.
Biora AB Appoints a New CFO
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Svante Lundell has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer of Biora AB effective September 1st 2002. He replaces Kerstin Palsson who has decided to resign from her position as CFO of the Company due to family reasons. Ms. Palsson joined Biora as Group Controller in 1997.
lastminute.com plc: Board Change; Resignation of Director
LONDON, Aug. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- lastminute.com plc (Nasdaq:LMIN) announces that Linda Fayne Levinson will step down from the board following the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company on August 27, 2002. Linda has added significant value to the growth of lastminute.com over the last three years and continues to be a great supporter of the business. However, GRP Partners ask their nominated Directors to step down as Directors when the success of their early stage investments is assured.