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ProtoKinetix: ProteoCell Laboratory Reports on Cell Survivability in the Presence of Synthetic AFGP
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ongoing third party evaluations of ProtoKinetix, Inc.'s (OTCBB:PKTX) proprietary synthesized Antifreeze Glycoproteins (AFGP's) continue to confirm the maintenance of cell integrity and survivability in the presence of AFGP at all temperatures ranging from 22 degrees Celsius to zero degrees Celsius. Currently, blood platelets are stored at room temperature and due to bacterial contamination at these temperatures, they must be discarded after five days. The ability to extend the shelf life of platelets will have a dramatic impact on the world's blood supply.
Anatomy of a Bully -- New Groundbreaking Children's Adventure Book Helps Bullies Heal
NAPLES, Fla., April 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry states that as many as half of all children are bullied at some time during their school years. It has been found that bullying behavior causes short- and long-term damage for both the bully and the victim. An innovative new children's book, A Bully Grows Up: Erik Meets The Wizard, offers a unique perspective as author Caryn Sabes Hacker brilliantly explores this universal issue. Through the eyes of a bully, readers join a young boy's adventurous journey as he transforms his life from menacing intimidator to maturing young man following an encounter with a dangerous dragon and a compassionate wizard.
Moore-Handley Reports Results of Operations for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2005
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Moore-Handley, Inc. (Pink Sheets:MHCO), a Birmingham-based distributor of hardware and home center products, reported net income of $165,000 or $0.11 per diluted share for the quarter ended March 31, 2005 vs. $330,000 or $0.19 per diluted share for the same period in 2004.
Skin Enhancement Clinics & Technology, Inc.
Skin Enhancement Clinics & Technology Medical Director, Brett Lehocky, M.D., Announces Services for Medical Spa in Corona, Calif.
LAS VEGAS, April 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skin Enhancement Clinics & Technology, Inc.'s (Pink Sheets:SCTG), dba Aesthetic Images, Brett Lehocky, M.D., a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, states, "Aesthetic Images is offering a full scope of safe and proven non-invasive cosmetic and rejuvenation services. We are committed to provide the widest variety and most up to date list of services in this health care sector. We are continually educating ourselves to provide the best and most wholesome care available in the industry."