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Avigen's Stockholders Deny BVF's Bid to Remove Board of Directors in Proxy Fight
ALAMEDA, Calif., March 31, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avigen, Inc. (Nasdaq:AVGN), a biopharmaceutical company, today announced that based on the final tabulation of votes reported by the independent Inspector of Election, Biotechnology Value Fund, LP (BVF) did not receive the necessary support from other Avigen stockholders to remove the company's current board of directors at Friday's Special Meeting of Stockholders and their proposal failed.
BSD Medical Corporation
BSD Medical Corporation: Hyperthermia Therapy Contributes to Improved Tumor Control and Survival Rate for Esophageal Cancer Patients
SALT LAKE CITY, March 31, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BSD Medical Corporation (Nasdaq:BSDM) today announced that a report titled "Preoperative chemoradiation combined with regional hyperthermia for patients with resectable esophageal cancer" has been published in the current issue of The International Journal of Hyperthermia (2009;25(1):79-85) by Hulshof, Van Haaren et al. The report provides support for the potential use of hyperthermia therapy as part of the regimen for treating resectable (operable) cancer of the esophagus as a new weapon in the ongoing battle to achieve better tumor control and patient survival for this very lethal form of cancer. Esophageal cancer is one of the fastest growing cancers in the United States. A six-fold increase in certain esophageal cancers has been reported.
Terremark Worldwide, Inc.
Terremark Releases Extended Security Services Suite for The Enterprise Cloud(tm)
MIAMI, March 31, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Terremark Worldwide, Inc. (Nasdaq:TMRK), a leading global provider of managed IT infrastructure services, today announced the addition of an extended suite of security services for its full range of virtualized offerings. Terremark's virtualized infrastructure services, which include its innovative Enterprise Cloud services and Infinistructure managed hosting platform, now have direct access to the company's existing suite of managed security services. In addition, multi-factor authentication is now available as an additional layer of security for Enterprise Cloud customers.