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Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Keryx Announces Positive Interim Results From Phase 2 Clinical Study For KRX-101 -- Sulodexide Gelcaps -- For the Treatment of Diabetic Nephropathy
NEW YORK, May 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:KERX) today announced that Edmund J. Lewis, MD, Co-Chairman of the Collaborative Study Group (CSG) and co-principal investigator of the Phase 2 study entitled: "An exploratory, randomized, double-blind, multiple dose study of KRX-101 (sulodexide gelcaps) for the treatment of type 2 diabetic nephropathy patients with persistent microalbuminuria," presented interim data on KRX-101 during his presentation entitled "Treating Diabetic Nephropathy: From Serpents to Success" delivered earlier today at the National Kidney Foundation's (NKF) Spring Clinical Meeting in Washington, DC.
Apria Healthcare Group Inc.
Apria Healthcare Announces the Appointment of Jeri L. Lose as Chief Information Officer
LAKE FOREST, Calif., May 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Apria Healthcare Group Inc. (NYSE:AHG), the nation's leading home healthcare company, announced today the appointment of Jeri L. Lose as Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer for Apria Healthcare. In this capacity, Ms. Lose will oversee Apria's overall information technology initiatives, including enhancing the company's operating systems, reengineering business processes, deploying new technology solutions and formalizing the company's project management function.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Selects Superclick's Internet Management Platform
SAN DIEGO, May 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Superclick, Inc. (OTCBB:SPCK) announced today that Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has selected its Superclick Internet Management System (SIMS) platform for an aggressive rollout throughout Fairmont's hotel properties over the next three months. Following extensive laboratory testing and successful field trials, Fairmont has verified that the SIMS platform is superior to their current system, resulting in a 30-40% decline in helpdesk tickets from their guests. To date, Fairmont has equipped 23 hotels with the SIMS solution.
Enormous Indoor Bazaar to Benefit Furkids, Local Animal Rescue Group
MEDIA ADVISORY, ATLANTA, May 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- One of Atlanta's largest animal rescue organizations, Furkids Inc., will host its fourth annual Cat's Meow Marketplace from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on May 14 and 15 at the former Harris Teeter location in the Sandy Springs Target shopping center. Serious shoppers may gain early entry to the sale by arriving at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday and paying a $5 admission fee.
First Horizon National Corporation
First Horizon National Corp. to Participate in Stanford Washington Research Group's Institutional Policy Conference
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Charles Burkett, president of First Horizon National Corp's (NYSE:FHN) First Tennessee Financial Services, and Marty Mosby, First Horizon's chief financial officer, will speak at Stanford Washington Research Group's 2005 Institutional Policy Conference at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time Friday, May 6, at the JW Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave., in Washington, D.C. Presentations from the conference will be audio webcast. To hear the presentations, call (888) 402-1158 and enter passcode 6081598 or visit http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/confLobby.zhtml?ticker=FHN&item_id=1063158.
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Martek Biosciences Corporation -- MATK
BALTIMORE, May 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action was commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of Martek Biosciences Corporation (Nasdaq:MATK) between December 9, 2004 and April 27, 2005, inclusive (the "Class Period").