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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."
Jordan Kane Floor Coverings, Inc.
Marriott Increases Jordan Kane Contract to $1.53 Million
NEW YORK, April 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Jordan Kane Floor Coverings (Pink Sheets:JKFC) is pleased to announce that the $1.2 million contract awarded several months ago by Marriott (NYSE:MAR) has been increased by 27 percent or $330,000. The additional work consists of supplying and installing new Mannington Bamboo flooring in 357 Guestrooms and brings the existing contract with Marriott to over $1.53 million, making it the second largest contract received by Jordan Kane to date behind the $1.9 million contract signed with Time Warner in 2004.
Adsero Corp. - Revised Cash Offer For $160M Global Imaging Company
MONTREAL, April 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Following meetings with Turbon management, Adsero Corp. (OTCBB:ADSO) today announced that it has revised its tentative offer to Turbon AG ("Turbon"), to acquire all the outstanding shares of Turbon, a leading global imaging supply company publicly traded on the Frankfurt stock exchange. The aggregate offering price, pursuant to the offer, is approximately US$50.8 million in cash representing US$14.00 for each Turbon share.