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NIDEK, Inc.: In-Vivo Detection of Fungal Keratitis
FREMONT, Calif., June 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- NIDEK Inc. announces plans to help doctors cope with the nationwide Fusarium fungal keratitis outbreak. As of late April, a total of 73 cases in the United States had been confirmed with fungal keratitis, with another 113 still under investigation, according to FDA. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now list 29 states or territories with a confirmed case or one under investigation.
Industrial Nanotech, Inc.
Overseas Textile Industry Embraces Industrial Nanotech's Nansulate for Energy Conservation
NAPLES, Fla., June 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Industrial Nanotech (Pink Sheets:INTK), a company that specializes in nanotechnology innovation and product development, today announced that one of the Company's international distributors, Kolorgen, Ltd., has placed its second large order, a sea container of the Company's protective coating to satisfy additional demand.
Crown Crafts, Inc.
Crown Crafts, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2006 Results
GONZALES, La., June 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Crown Crafts, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB:CRWS) today reported net income for fiscal year 2006 of $8.0 million, or $0.37 per diluted share, on net sales of $72.6 million compared to net income for fiscal year 2005 of $2.4 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, on net sales of $83.9 million.
Discovery Laboratories, Inc.
Discovery Labs' Surfaxin Granted Orphan Drug Designation for the Prevention of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
WARRINGTON, Pa., June 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCO) today announced that the Office of Orphan Products Development of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to Discovery's lead product, Surfaxin(r), for the prevention of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD, also known as Chronic Lung Disease) in premature infants. Surfaxin, a precision-engineered lung surfactant replacement therapy, has previously received orphan drug designation for the treatment of BPD, as well as fast track designation for both the prevention and treatment of BPD.
Balding in America: Treatments Have Come a Long Way
RIDGEWOOD, N.J., June 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- For men who are losing their hair, it is no laughing matter. For some, it starts in their late teens and by age 50, about half of all men will be losing their hair. In 95 percent of the cases, classic male pattern hair loss is to blame.
SmallCap Sentinel: Putting the 'MySpace Concept' to Work at Work
IRVINE, Calif., June 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- "The almost hysterical popularity of MySpace.com over the last several months has revealed a trend that appears to be here to stay. The viral social-networking site has grown with such frenzy that it has been the subject of news stories and TV Magazine exposes almost daily for the past six months," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "This trend has sparked a human desire to communicate more instantly, blurring barriers and adding a level of efficiency never before experienced. It was only a matter of time before a company emerged that introduced the MySpace Concept into the business world."
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA
PGS - Teekay Petrojarl Offshore Agreement Signed
OSLO, Norway, June 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- June 15, 2006: OSLO, NORWAY - Petroleum Geo-Services ASA ("PGS" or the "Company") (OSE and NYSE: PGS) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Petrojarl (PGS Production) has finalized and signed the agreement with Teekay Shipping Corporation (Teekay) governing the joint venture company called Teekay Petrojarl Offshore.
Sunnylife Global, Inc.
Major Chinese Press Attend Sunnylife's Closing Press Conference for Visiting Hunan Delegation in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- SUNNYLIFE GLOBAL, INC. (Pink Sheets:SNYL) announced today that at its closing press conference for its visiting Chinese Delegation from Hunan Province major Chinese Press were in attendance. Attending were such major Chinese newspapers in California as: Chinese Today (www.chinesetoday.com), China Press (www.chinapressusa.com) and World Journal (www.worldjournal.com), in addition to the largest Chinese television station in North America, Phoenix Satellite Television (U.S.) Inc.