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Photo Release -- Dr. Stewart Sell Wins ISOBM-Abbott Award
RICHMOND, British Columbia, Sept. 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- BioCurex Inc. (OTCBB:BOCX) has the pleasure to announce that Dr. Stewart Sell, a member of BioCurex's Scientific Advisory Board since October 2005 -- has been awarded the prestigious ISOBM-Abbott award for his lifetime achievements in cancer research, immunology, developmental biology, and stem cell research. Dr. Sell's achievements go beyond research, since he is an excellent pathologist and a gifted teacher who has written text books that are currently used by medical students. He received a special award for 25 years of teaching cancer biology by the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR). Dr. Sell has published over 350 scientific papers and 14 books. In 1984 his paper on activation of lymphocytes by reaction of ligands with surface immunoglobulin was listed as a Citation Classic. He has been named both a Distinguished Alumnus of the School of Medicine (Hench Award) and a Legacy Laureate of the University of Pittsburgh (the highest honor for a Pitt graduate). In 1998 he was cited as a Distinguished Scientist by the IATMO. In 2005, he received the Rudolf Virchow Award (LeadershipMedica, Italy) and in 2007, his paper on cancer stem cells was cited as a Scientific Landmark publication by AACR.
Health Benefits Direct Corporation
Health Benefits Direct Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Atiam Technologies
RADNOR, Pa., Sept. 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Health Benefits Direct Corporation (OTCBB:HBDT), a leading technology innovator in the direct marketing and distribution of a wide range of health and life insurance and related products for individuals and families, today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Atiam Technologies, a provider of comprehensive, web-based insurance administration software applications that support individual and group insurance products. Under the terms of the agreement, Health Benefits Direct will acquire Atiam for an aggregate purchase price of $3.0 million in cash and stock.
Harsco Corporation Renews Stockholder Rights Plan
HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Worldwide industrial services company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) announced today that its Board of Directors has adopted a revised stockholder rights plan to replace the Company's existing rights plan, which was adopted in 1997 and was scheduled to expire on September 27, 2007.
Grayling Wireless USA Featured On WallSt.net
NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Jeff Love, Chief Executive Officer of Grayling Wireless USA, Inc. (Pink Sheets:GRYW), will be featured in an exclusive interview with www.wallst.net on September 26, at 9:00 a.m. Pacific; Noon Eastern. The interview will be posted on www.wallst.net by 7 p.m. Eastern on September 26.
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Semotus Announces Results of 2007 Annual Shareholders' Meeting
LOS GATOS, Calif., Sept. 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Semotus Solutions, Inc. (AMEX:DLK), an innovative leader of software solutions for enterprise mobility, today announced the results of its annual shareholders' meeting which was held yesterday in Los Gatos, CA. A total of 1,149,810 shares, or approximately 65% of the total number of shares entitled to vote at the meeting, were represented, and the Company's shareholders approved the following five proposals.